I. Craig  Prior BVSC, CVJ

Nashville, Tennessee

Dr. I. Craig Prior is the previous owner of VCA Murphy Road Animal Hospital, an eight doctor practice in Nashville, TN; and former owner/partner in three BluePearl emergency hospitals in Middle Tennessee. A 36 year veteran, Dr. Prior’s professional interests include all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, as well the operations and metrics of well managed practices.

Born and raised in Australia, Dr. Prior represented Australia at the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee before graduating from the University of Queensland in Brisbane with a degree in veterinary medicine in 1984 and moving to the United States in 1985.

Dr. Prior is a board member and immediate past-president of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (capcvet.org).

He shares his veterinary and business knowledge as a consultant, practice sales consultant, VMG Facilitator and through speaking engagements throughout the country including VMX & WVC, sitting on advisory boards and guest appearances with various national media outlets.