Barri J. Morrison, DVM

Barri J. Morrison, DVM

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Educations & Trainings

University of Florida, Bachelors of Science in Animal Biology, 2005 

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2009 

Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Clinical Curriculum for Doctorate, 2010 

VCA Emergency & Referral Center of Westbury, New York, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship Degree, 2011 

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Dr. Barri J. Morrison

Barri Morrison was born and raised and currently resides in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She went to University of Florida for her undergraduate degree and graduated from Ross University School of Vet Medicine in 2009. Dr. Morrison practiced small animal medicine for almost 10 years in New York City before moving back to Florida to start her family. She is part of Chewy’s Connect with a Vet team and has a special interest in veterinary neurology.

Dr. Morrison and her husband have an amazing daughter and 2 cats that they raised after they were born in the bushes outside their front door (a fun surprise mid-pandemic project!). In her free time, Dr. Morrison enjoys traveling, spending time with her daughter, going to the beach, and exploring new things outdoors. She also enjoys all sorts of baking and cooking.

Recent Articles

Blastomycosis in Cats
Blastomycosis in Cats
What Is Blastomycosis in Cats?Blastomycosis, sometimes called blasto, is a disease caused by the fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis. The condition more commonly occurs in dogs, although it also occurs in cats. Blasto primarily affects the lungs of cats, but it can also progress to the brain and spinal cord, lymph nodes, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal system. The fungus is commonly found in soil...
Tylenol® (Acetaminophen) Toxicity in Dogs
How Is Tylenol Toxic to Dogs?Acetaminophen is a common human medication used to treat fever and pain. Acetaminophen is the sole ingredient in all Tylenol products and is also found in other over-the-counter medications, such as paracetamol, DayQuil™/NyQuil™, Robitussin®, and Excedrin®. Acetaminophen can also be an ingredient in prescription medications, such as Tylenol with Codeine,...
Foreign Objects Stuck In the Esophagus of Cats
What Is Esophageal Obstruction or Esophagus Blockage in Cats?Cats enjoy inspecting the world around them, typically with their mouth, and because of this they often ingest things they shouldn’t. An esophageal obstruction or blockage can occur when a cat ingests a foreign object and that object becomes stuck in their throat instead of passing into the stomach. The esophagus, part of the...
Coccidioidomycosis in Cats
Coccidioidomycosis in Cats
What Is Coccidioidomycosis in Cats?Coccidioidomycosis, also known as valley fever, is a disease caused by the fungus Coccidioides immitis. Cats get infected with this disease after inhaling the spores from the air. It is transmitted to many species of animals, including cats and people, but dogs seem to be the most severely affected. Since this infection enters the body by inhalation, it goes...
Infectious Arthritis (Septic Arthritis) in Cats
What Is Infectious Arthritis (Septic Arthritis) in Cats?Infectious arthritis in cats is a type of arthritis caused by bacteria (or some other infectious agent) entering the joints, which results in painful inflammation. This is different from noninfectious arthritis, which, for example, can be caused by the erosion of cartilage between joints (osteoarthritis) or by an autoimmune disease...
8 Best Joint Supplements For Dogs
8 Best Joint Supplements For Dogs