Murfreesboro Emergency Veterinarians
The Nashville Pet Emergency Clinic location in Murfreesboro is our newest facility. It was opened to offer pet owners in the Murfreesboro area a better, safer alternative to the 50-mile drive into the city to visit our Nashville pet clinic should a pet ever need urgent care. This latest addition to our network of emergency veterinary hospitals in Middle Tennessee has us very excited about the future, and we’re looking forward to doing more good work with pets and their owners in the greater Murfreesboro community.
Just like our other locations, the Murfreesboro clinic has two trained emergency veterinarians on staff at all times to provide immediate care to pets in need. Heading the team in Murfreesboro are:
Meagan Batey, DVM
Dr. Meagan Batey grew up in Lascassas, Tennessee and is excited to be back in the Nashville area. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2010, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Dr. Batey completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Oklahoma State University in 2016. Specific areas of interest include Emergency Medicine as well as Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. In 2008, Dr. Batey studied abroad in Thailand, where she visited the veterinary school in Bangkok, Kasetsart University, as well as various farms and veterinary practices.
Dr. Batey has 3 dogs: 2 dachshunds, Layla and Zoey and 1 mixed breed puppy named Flea. Layla and Zoey were adopted from a local shelter and Flea was a neglect case Dr. Batey adopted and brought home from Oklahoma. Dr. Batey enjoys swimming, reading, and traveling in her free time.
Robert O'Neill, MS, DVM
Dr. O'Neill has relocated to Tennessee from California, where he completed the DVM requirements for licensure and worked as a RVT. His most recent employment was with Animal Eye Specialists in Campbell, CA where he worked as senior technician supporting various ophthalmic surgeries, exams, and procedures. Since obtaining his DVM license, Dr. O'Neill has worked as a relief doctor in general and emergency practices while also participating in informal internships with Animal Eye Specialists and local emergency facilities. Dr. O'Neill is dedicated to delivering the best possible patient care, "saving a life and making one better".