Tyler Carmack, DVM, CVA, CVFT, CHPV

Dr. Tyler is a Virginia Beach native and attended Frank W. Cox High School. She attended N.C. State University for both her undergraduate degree and DVM training. After graduation from veterinary school, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, DC, and an ophthalmology internship in New York. She has also worked as an emergency clinician at Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists in West Palm Beach before returning home to Virginia Beach. 

Dr. Tyler is the Director of Hospice and Palliative Care for Caring Pathways. She founded Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice in 2011 and has practiced exclusively hospice and palliative care for over a decade.

She has served on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) since 2016 in a variety of roles and often lectures about Veterinary Hospice and Palliative Care. Dr. Tyler currently holds certifications in animal hospice and palliative care, veterinary acupuncture, Chinese food therapy, and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine End-of-Life care. Her professional interests include pain management and teaching.

Outside of work, Dr. Tyler enjoys sailing, traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband, two toddlers, and their extended family.

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