Dr. Jessica Tarter is originally from eastern Pennsylvania, and moved to North Carolina to complete a degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University in 2005. She returned to NC State, and obtained her DVM degree from the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.
After graduation, Dr. Tarter became an associate at a small animal private practice in Raleigh, and remained there until moving to Wilmington to begin working for Pine Valley Animal Hospital.
In her down time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, Jason, daughter Cora and son Finn!, They love the water, staying active outside, or socializing with friends. Dr. Tarter has a very busy fun life keeping up with her children’s activities and a houseful of dogs and cats!