Dr. Tammy Brown

Dr. Tammy Brown is one of the founders of Virgin Valley Veterinary Hospital. She graduated summa cum laude from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1992. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. After finishing her undergraduate studies she attended Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1996, also summa cum laude. Dr. Brown continued to do postgraduate work in Immunobiology at Iowa State University.

Dr. Brown holds a special interest in working on the digestive systems of small animals as well as liver and renal management. She also has studied extensively the effects of endocrine management, diabetes, Cushings disease and thyroid disease in animals. Continuing her interest from her postgraduate work, Dr. Brown is well versed in treating allergies in dogs and cats. She and Dr. Steyee both are well trained in abdominal and thoracic ultrasound.

Dr. Tammy Brown is a member of the following associations:

Dr. Brown has a very full personal life filled with family and hobbies. Along with her husband, James, they have 2 children: Aiden and Madeline. To complete their family they also have 2 dogs; a beagle named Abby and a schnauzer named LT. A shared hobby amongst their family is the showing of two quarter horses: Libby and Penny. In 2014, Penny and Dr. Brown were in the top 10 at the AQHA Novice Championships.

The Brown/Steyee household works with We Care for Animals by fostering kittens until a happy home can be found for them.

When not practicing animal medicine at Virgin Valley, Dr. Brown stays busy being a mom! She not only practices horse riding with her kids, but makes sure they make their piano, violin, dance, gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do, basketball, soccer, softball and swimming lessons!