Dr. Laurie Dilworth Simons

Dr. Dilworth has been the owner and medical director of Dilworth Small Animal Hospital since 1997. She is a 1993 graduate of Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Tupelo native.

Her professional interests include dermatology, otoendoscopy, soft tissue surgery, and acupuncture. She practices the art of acupuncture in the small animal hospital and operates Sport Horse Acupuncture as well. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, United States Dressage Federation, and Fortnightly Musicale.

When not on the job, Dr. Dilworth can most likely be found on the back of a horse. She and her Oldenburg gelding Real Diamond actively compete in the sport of dressage. She also enjoys classical piano and the occasional round of golf! She and her husband Steve share their home with two mixed-breed, priceless pups Otis and Posey. On July 2, 2009 Dr. Dilworth and her husband welcomed their baby boy Ethan Dilworth Simons into the world.