Dr. Allison was born and raised in Southington, Connecticut. She attended the University of Rhode Island for her undergraduate degree before moving down to UT Knoxville for veterinary school. She graduated from UT in May 2013, and began her veterinary career here at Cumberland Animal Hospital. Ophthalmology is her favorite discipline of veterinary medicine. She has two pets, Annie, a scruffy terrier mix, and Panda, a longhaired black and white cat. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and traveling with her husband Mike.