Dr. Julie Albright is a native Tennessean. She attended Vanderbilt University (B.S.), University of Tennessee, Knoxville (M.A., Experimental Psychology), and the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M) before completing a three-year residency and one-year post-doctoral program in Animal Behavior at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of College of Veterinary Behaviorists.
Nelle graduated from Columbia State Community College (Columbia TN) with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She worked in private mixed animal veterinary practices, biomedical research, and animal shelter management and before coming to the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center. She became interested in animal behavior after realizing that positive reinforcement is the key to success for all species. She completed the Purdue Dogs! Course in 1999 and has attended training and behavior conferences and workshops annually since. She is currently working toward her Veterinary Technician Specialty in Behavior and is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed. When not helping others with their pets, she enjoys training her hounds for competition events, hiking, bicycling and running.