Dr. Teresa Drummond
Dr. Teresa Drummond graduated from Auburn University's College of Veterinary
Medicine in 1989.† Upon graduation she accepted a position at
Cheyenne Pet Clinic, a progressive small animal and exotic
American Animal Hospital Association hospital in Cheyenne, W•I Dr.
Drummond worked in Cheyenne for 4 years where she fine-tuned her skills
in treating wildlife and exotic animals. Despite the allure of the mountains
and the wide-open spaces the desire to return to her home state brought
Dr. Drummond to Gadsden in May of 1993. She purchased Rainbow City Pet
Clinic, then named Animal Hospital of Rainbow Drive, and immediately
began planning for a new facility. Dr. Drummond's medical interest includes
dermatology, oncology, endocrinology, general surgery and exotic animals,
medicine and surgery. Teresa lives on a farm in Rainbow City with her
husband Farrell Rieger formerly of Cherokee County, AL.†Together they
have 6 dogs, 3 cats, 4 horses and recently the addition of a few cattle.
Dr. Drummond's interests include travel, the theatre, horseback riding,
hiking and fly-fishing, riding her motorcycle and scuba diving.
Dr. Bruce D. Hutchinson
A native of Alexandria, Kentucky, Dr. Hutchinson completed his graduate
work at the University of Kentucky. He graduated from the College of
Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in 1972. Following graduation,
he completed a preceptor ship at Apollo Animal Hospital, Huntsville,
Alabama. He then completed residency in small animal medicine and surgery
at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital, Texas A&M University. He remained
on that staff as an instructor in small animal surgery until entry into
the U.S. Air Force. As a military public health veterinarian, Dr Hutchinson
was assigned to RAF, Alconbury, England from 1974-1977. Upon leaving
the military, he practiced briefly in Macon, Georgia before moving to
Rainbow City. From 1978-1988 he owned and operated Rainbow City Animal
Hospital (now Animal Health Care). In 1987, the U.S.D.A. Food Safety
and Inspection Service employed Dr. Hutchinson as a Supervisory Veterinary
Medical Officer, a position in which he is still engaged. From 1988-1993,
Dr. Hutchinson worked part time as a relief doctor in practices throughout
northeast Alabama. In 1997 he joined our staff here at Rainbow City
His interests outside veterinary medicine are Auburn football and Kentucky
Dr. Hutchinson is married to the former Laetitia Crawford of Marion,
Alabama. They have five beautiful daughters, a grandson and a granddaughter.
Dr. Travis Wagner
Dr. Travis Wagner is originally from Birmingham, AL. He attended
Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine during which he
was the recipient of the Schering Plough Dermatology Award and the
Avery Equine Award. He graduated from veterinary college in 2005. Upon
graduation he joined Alpharetta Animal Hospital, a six doctor private
small animal practice in Alpharetta, GA. This position provided a great
basis for learning small animal general medicine and surgery as well
as exposure to special techniques such as digital radiography and ultrasound.
After living in Georgia for two years, Dr. Wagner moved with his wife
Stephanie to her hometown of Gadsden. At this time Dr. Wagner became
one of the first emergency veterinarians at a newly established emergency
and critical care service at Veterinary Regional Referral Hospital
in Decatur, AL. He spent fifteen months helping to develop the emergency
program while gaining experience with canine and feline critical care
cases. During this time Dr. Wagner was also a member of the Veterinary
Emergency and Critical Care Society. Dr. Wagner joined our staff at
Rainbow City Pet Clinic as an associate veterinarian in November of
2008. His interests of practice include small animal endocrinology,
cardiology, and toxicology. Dr. Wagner is a member of both the American
Veterinary Medical Association and the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Wagner also spent a year working for the Veterinary Information
Network. This is a website for veterinarians that provides information
on numerous medical topics in the form of message board discussions,
medical journal articles, online textbooks, and conference proceedings.
This service also provides consultation with veterinarians in all fields
of specialty practice in veterinary medicine and is accessed by veterinarians
around the world.
Dr. Wagner is married to his beautiful wife Stephanie who is a native
of Gadsden. They reside in Gadsden with their rat terrier Sophia, golden
retriever Ciara, and kitty cat Squint. Outside of medicine, Dr. Wagner's
interests include traveling, astronomy, reading and music.