Dr. Christine Nelson grew up in Rio and currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a DVM degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining the Spring Harbor Animal Hospital team, Dr. Nelson practiced in Indonesia, Costa Rica, Arizona, and other Wisconsin practices. Her special interests include preventative care in small animals, wildlife, particularly primates in sanctuary care, rescue, rehabilitation and release.
Outside of work, Dr. Nelson enjoys biking, hiking, traveling, and cooking She also shares her home with two cats, Chewy and Mati, and a dog, Jazz.
Dr. Nelson is happy to join the Spring Harbor Animal Hospital team!