Degrees and Specialties



Medical Productions Designer;Board Member


Training and Background

Dr. Askren develops educational video content for VetMedAcademy. He received a doctor of veterinary medicine from the University of Georgia, as well as a bachelor of arts in history with a minor in Russian language. Dr. Askren has been practicing veterinary medicine in Athens, GA for over 30 years. In 1993, he founded Shoal Creek Animal Clinic with the aim of creating a veterinary practice that offered exceptional veterinary care while maintaining a service attitude toward clients and patients and an overriding commitment to client education. In 2009, Dr. Askren passed the baton of practice ownership to his associate and now practices part time while working with the VetMedAcademy, being involved in numerous volunteer activities, and pursuing his love of illustration. In addition to illustrations for VetMedAcademy, his creations can be found in the Midkemia novels of the New York Times best-selling author Raymond E. Feist. Dr. Askren teaches middle school and high school students aspiring to join the veterinary profession through the Duke TIP@UGA program as well as the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine’s VetCAMP.