Dr. Ian G. Anderson Jamaica Veterinarian Specializing in Dogs & Cats
Dr. I. G Anderson is the ‘Parish Veterinary Officer’ for St. Ann assigned by the ‘Government of Jamaica,The Veterinary Division, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries.’ Dr. Anderson is responsible for disease surveillance and its impact on the welfare of humans in St. Ann. He keeps a close eye on the parish and its well being, as was the case of an outbreak of ‘Brucellosis’ (Bang’s disease/Undulating fever) several years ago. This was kept under control and has been successfully eradicated. Dr. Anderson generally handles these and other special cases. His practice however presently focuses mainly on dogs and cats, facilitating their treatment and overall well-being.
In 1982 Dr. Anderson was awarded a Government Scholarship to study at Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama U.S.A., this scholarship was awarded before the completion of his first degree in Natural Sciences at the University of the West Indies (Mona). At Tuskegee University Dr. Anderson completed a Bachelor’s degree in ‘Pure and Applied Sciences’ as well as his D.V.M. qualifying as a ‘Doctor of Veterinary Medicine’. He returned home in 1987 and was bonded with the Jamaican Government until 1992, thereafter he began his private practice.
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