Donald Palermo, D.V.M.
Dr. Donald "Don" Palermo, a Vietnam Veteran, graduated from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. Originally from Vicksburg, his love for dogs led Dr. Palermo to becoming a veterinarian where his favorite part is meeting and talking to the clients. Along with his special interest in small animal medicine and surgery, Dr. Palermo enjoys working with exotic animals and serves as Hattiesburg Zoo's full-time veterinarian. He married the love of his life, Ann, and together they have three children and five grandsons. You can find Dr. Palermo volunteering at Hardy Street Baptist Church teaching and celebrating recovery, or other relaxing activities such as golf, reading, and fishing in his spare time.