Dr. Julie Brown attended the University of Northern Iowa, and graduated with a BS with highest honors in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She received her DVM from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine before moving to San Diego, where she completed a rotating internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital.
She has been practicing as an emergency veterinarian since the completion of her internship in 2010, and currently works as an emergency clinician at VCA Animal Specialty Group in addition to providing compassionate end of life care with Paws Into Grace.
In her free time, she enjoys playing the trumpet as a member of the San Diego Concert Band, hiking, camping, enjoying the beaches of San Diego, and spending time with her husband and their 2 dogs and 2 cats.
Dr. Brown believes that every animal should have a chance to spend their last days at home while comfortable and surrounded by their loved ones, and appreciates the opportunity to provide this type of care through hospice. Although end of life decisions can be difficult, she believes strongly in helping pets to transition peacefully in their own homes without the stress of visiting the hospital.