- Small animal veterinarian
- Freelance veterinary writer
- Board of Health veterinarian
Dr. Barnette spent 12 years in full-time small animal practice before decreasing her practice hours to part-time in order to have more time available as a freelance writer. She is an associate veterinarian at a corporate practice, with emphasis on wellness care for canine and feline patients. Her writing experience includes client education materials, blogs for veterinarians and veterinary tech students, college courses for veterinary tech students, and continuing education courses for veterinarians. In addition to contributing content to Great Pet Care, her work has been published by VCA Animal Hospital, VetPrep, and Dispomed.
Dr. Barnette received her veterinary degree from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She also has a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Florida.