Dr. Klapheke is the owner and veterinarian at Parker’s Paws Animal Hospital. She practices small animal medicine and surgery. She named the clinic after her 18-year-old German Shepherd dog mix that she lost many years ago. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with an animal sciences degree and obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University. She showed Tennessee Walking and Quarter Horses for over 20 years. She enjoys hiking around Percy Warner parks in her spare time. She currently has three rescue dogs named Annie, Heidi, and Rayna, and two rescue cats named Garlic and Onion. Dr. Klapheke believes in practicing excellent, personal, up-to-date veterinary medicine in the spirit of the human-animal bond.