Our Team

Our team is made up of veterinary experts who are at the top of their field and truly love animals. While under their care, your animal will be treated like he or she is their own. Read below to meet our staff of qualified professionals.

Dr. Thomas WilkersonVeterinarians in Wilmington: Dr. Thomas Wilkerson
Dr. Tom Wilkerson has known since the age of 4 that he wanted to be a veterinarian and has been working with animals since 13, when he started as a kennel attendant. After fulfilling a family tradition of military service by enlisting in the Army and service 4 years in the Republic of Korea, Dr. Wilkerson went on to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. He graduated from Delaware Valley College in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Conservation & Biotechnology and then from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in 2009. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Wilkerson worked as an Associate Veterinarian in Newtown, PA before joining Windcrest Animal Hospital. He left Windcrest for a short-time to gain more experience in emergency medicine, before returning to the Graylyn Crest Animal Hospital, as Chief of Staff in March 2019.

Tom has developed a special interest in exotic animal medicine and surgery from his own pets growing up and experiences working with wildlife and with lab animals. He also enjoys dog and cat internal medicine and surgery, as well. Tom and his wife, Jasmin, have two daughters, Tonet and Keira. They also share their home with 2 cats, Ophelia & Laertes, and a mixed-breed dog, named IHOP. In their rare down time, they enjoy quiet time at home building puzzles, playing video games and just spending time as a family.

Dr. Jennifer DawkinsVeterinarians in Wilmington: Dr. Jennifer Dawkins
Jennifer Dawkins, DVM grew up in Wilmington, Delaware and returned home after graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She is currently works at Graylyn Crest Animal Hospital where she enjoys caring for dogs and cats. Dr Dawkins is married to Dr Morgan Dawkins, and they have 4 children, Collin, Bailey, Sidney, and Trevor. Furbabies include 3 cats: Tahlula, Mango and Dorito, 2 dogs: Gilly and Jack, 2 Chinchillas: Izzie and Kylie, a bunny, Scooter, and a tortoise, Tortellini. In her spare time, Dr Dawkins enjoys working with glass doing mosaics, fusing and lampworking (making glass beads) as well as making jewelry. She also enjoys scuba diving and snorkeling in tropical locations.

Graylyn Crest Animal Hospital

2006 Marsh Road

Wilmington, DE 19810 - Directions

Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday:  8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Tuesday:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday:  8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday:  8:00 am – 12:30 pm

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