Allison Wara graduated from the University of Guelph (Bsc/Zoology) and the Atlantic Veterinary College (DVM). She completed specialty training at the University of Missouri in Clinical Nutrition and is a board-eligible candidate for diplomacy by the ACVN. Dr. Wara is also undergoing certification in canine physical rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Wara currently serves as a Clinical Instructor and Program Director of the physical rehabilitation and nutrition service at the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center where she teaches both veterinary students and graduate students. She is passionate about all aspects of clinical nutrition and is especially invested in the combined effects of optimal nutrition and physical therapy to improve the quality and quantity of life for our companion animals. She has authored several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has lectured at various veterinary conferences locally and internationally.