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Dr. Daniel Shy, DVM

Dr. Daniel Shy is the new owner of Starkville Veterinary Hospital, although he has been with the hospital since 2007. Originally from Vicksburg, he attended Hinds Community College where he received an Associate's degree in Arts. Dr. Shy then attended Mississippi State University, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Animal and Dairy Science in 2002. He continued his education at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.

Dr. Shy has many professional interests, including diagnostic imaging (especially ultrasound and digital radiography), dentistry, and feline medicine. He also has a particular interest in otology, the study of diseases of the ear, and advanced treatment of ear disease using video otoscope. He is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association.

"I enjoy building relationships with my clients and patients," says Dr. Shy. "Every day brings about a new challenge and an exciting task."

Dr. Shy and his wife Amanda have two children, a daughter, Marin, and a son, Miller. Dr. Shy’s pet family includes two toy poodles named Louie and Lacey. When not busy with his duties at the hospital, he enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf, traveling and spending quality time with his family. Dr. Shy is also a member of the Starkville First Baptist Church where he is involved in the men's ministry.