Becker Animal Hospital is pleased to announce its affiliation with Dr. Michelle Franklin of Texas Specialty Veterinary Services. Dr. Franklins practice is limited to surgery and works with Dr. Harper. Like Dr. Harper, Dr. Franklin will travel to our hospital and perform a variety of complex and involved surgical procedures on-site. Dr. Franklin has performed a number of surgeries at Becker Animal Hospital, all with excellent results.After graduating veterinary school from Colorado State University, Dr. Franklin began her veterinary career working in a mixed animal practice in New Mexico. Followinghertime in private practice, she joined the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps in 2000 and spent 13 years in the Army serving numerous tours including overseas. While in the Army, Dr. Franklin entered her surgical residency program at Oklahoma State University and completed in 2008. After completing her residency, she spent another five years in the Army as a veterinary surgeon. While serving with the Army, she was Chief of Surgery for the Military Working Dog Hospital, Lackland AFB. In 2013, she joined the Texas Specialty Veterinary Services.