Dr. Jenny Artman, originally from Scituate, Massachusetts, is a graduate of Davidson College with a B.S. in Chemistry. She completed her veterinary training at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. After receiving her DVM, Dr. Artman enjoyed 2 years on the South Carolina coast, working at a veterinary hospital in Murrells Inlet. She then returned to the Charlotte area and spent 5 years with a Matthews, NC veterinary hospital associated with a national pet store. Dr. Artman joined South Ridge Veterinary Hospital in 2000. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, the Greater Cabarrus Veterinary Society, volunteers her services with the county humane society, and is co-owner of a regional low-cost spay/neuter clinic. Her area of special interest is the human/animal bond, with emphasis on behavioral problems, and she has a pure, straightforward philosophy of her work: “ÂÂI feel that being a veterinarian is helping to develop a lasting bond between pets and their people.”
Dr. Artman enjoys many sports, including her favorites: hiking, golf, and bicycling. She regularly participates in bicycling events for charities, and around lunchtime almost every day, you may catch a glimpse of her bicycling up or down the roads around SRVH. She also enjoys traveling very much, and is most enthusiastic about her forays to the southwestern U.S., especially Arizona and the Grand Canyon area. Dr. Artman shares her home and her life with an assortment of happy and fortunate pets: Sebastian, a Rottweiler; Stewart a Lab. Retriever, Sydney, an Australian Shepherd; and several cats of varying ages and colors, including Chablis, Cueball, April, Sylvester, Eddie, Stretch, and Newton.