Dr. Joel Nelson is both the owner and a veterinarian at Parkway Animal Hospital. He grew up in a small farming and ranching community in the Texas Panhandle. He obtained his B.S. from Texas A&M University in 1991 and his D.V.M. from Oklahoma State University in 1995.
Dr. Nelson and wife, Allison, have been married since May 1995 and have two children. Dr. Nelson practiced at Parkway Animal Hospital for 2 years prior to purchasing it from Dr. Joe Cannon in 1999. Dr. Nelson specializes in small animal veterinary medicine. He is a member of TVMA, AVMA, TAVP, ACVMA, served on the Grand Prairie Animal Advisory Board. He has a number of pets including: 3 dogs, 4 cats, one hamster and lots of fresh water fish.