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 also loves the bond she has with the staff at Cumberland Animal Hospital. She has two pets, Annie a scruffy terrier mix, and Panda a longhaired black and white cat. In her spare time she enjoys include hiking and traveling. Some fun facts about Dr. Allison are that she was born on April Fool’s day, and that she also has played competitive volleyball and softball.