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Shaylene Snyder, DVMShaylene Snyder, DVM

Dr. Shaylene Snyder grew up in the mountains of North Carolina in a small town called Hendersonville. She enjoyed growing up on a farm and learned the value of hard work from her parents. She worked all through high school at WNC Veterinary Clinic in Asheville. She also volunteered at the WNC Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and local animal shelter. She moved to Raleigh in 1991 to attend NC State where she majored in Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine. She worked in a small animal emergency clinic throughout college. After graduation in 1999, she worked for several years in the Triangle area obtaining experience in internal medicine, surgery and emergency care. In 2001, she became the Chief Medical Supervisor at Hemlock Bluffs Animal Hospital.

Dr. Snyder holds special interests in laser surgery, allergies, dermatology and geriatric medicine. She holds advanced training certification in both laser surgical techniques and restorative dental procedures. Dr. Snyder also sees pocket pets including rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, rats, hamsters and gerbils. She and her husband have lived in the Triangle area for over 20 years. They have a daughter, Taylor, and enjoy spending time with her and their pet Leo. In her spare time, Dr. Snyder enjoys horseback riding with her daughter.

Carmen Dabiero, DVMCarmen Dabiero, DVM

Dr. Dabiero grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina, completing his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He continued his education at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and finished his clinical studies at Auburn University. After practicing in Alabama for two years, he moved back to his home state with his soon to be wife who works as a veterinary oncologist. Together, they have two Labrador retrievers name Bentley and Trigger.

Dr. Dabiero is an avid outdoor enthusiast whose passions include hiking, fishing, camping, and frequent trips to the dog park. His professional interests include ultrasonography and soft tissue surgery.

Jennifer Parker, DVMJennifer Parker, DVM

Originally from Columbia, SC, Dr. Parker moved to North Carolina to attend Duke University for her undergraduate studies. There she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology with a concentration in Marine Biology. Afterwards, she attended the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Parker first practiced small animal medicine in Statesville, NC and continued to practice in Houston, TX. In 2008, she and her family moved back to North Carolina where she has continued to work ever since. Dr. Parker's veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and pain management.

Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Parker enjoys gardening, decorating, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family and friends. She lives in Apex with her husband, Eric, her 2 daughters, Caroline and Lauren, and her 2 dogs, Georgia and Sandy.