Our Doctors
Our
Doctors
Dr. Sam Adams – Veterinarian/Co-owner of Creekside Animal Hospital

Dr. Adams is married to Debbie. They have 3 sons: Sam Jr., Chantz and Zach, 3
grandchildren: Chantz Jr., Lane and Kinsey Grace.  They have a dog named
Ace. Before deciding on veterinary medicine, Dr. Adams did many things little
boys dream of doing, trained horses, was a butcher, drove a big truck, sold
real estate and was an auctioneer. He spent his early years in Franklin, TN and
his Jr. High and High School years in Flowery Branch, GA.  Dr. Adams
graduated from Johnson High School in Gainesville, GA, earned a BS in animal
science at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN, and earned
a DVM at Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS.

Dr. Adams answering some questions:

  • What is the most fun you ever had outside of work? A family vacation in Hawaii

  • What do you love to do outside of work? I rest and vegetate in my recliner

  • What do you like most about your job at CAH? I love taking care of pets and forming
    relationships with clients

  • What do you like least about your job at CAH? Not being able to save them all and
    disappointing owners

  • What is the strangest thing you have ever done for work? During a sales call while
    selling boots in Oklahoma, I stopped at a drive through petting zoo and was attacked by an
    ostrich while sitting in my car trying to feed the animals

  • Give 4 words that describe you: Caring/ Hardworking/ Blunt/ Honest

  • Describe an interesting tidbit about you: I have a family that supported me while pursuing
    a dream of being a veterinarian as a “late bloomer”

  • What fictional character are you most like? Some say Scrooge and others say Andy
    Griffith
Dr. Sam Adams
Veterinarian, DVM
Dr. Shawna Bradshaw
Veterinarian, DVM
Dr. Shawna Bradshaw – Veterinarian

Dr. Bradshaw was born and raised on a farm in east-central Illinois, married to
Craig with two furry children, Dixie and Pete. She attended Purdue University
in West Lafayette Indiana for both undergraduate and veterinary school. In
undergraduate, she studied Animal Sciences and graduated with the highest
distinction.
After veterinary school, she moved to Tennessee and worked in a mixed
animal practice.



Dr. Bradshaw’s responses to some questions:

  • What is the most fun you ever had outside of work? Traveling with family & friends

  • What do you love to do outside of work? Water skiing, watching movies, playing with my
    dogs and just hanging out

  • What do you like most about your job at CAH? Forming relationships with clients &
    patients

  • What do you like least about your job at CAH? Unhappy clients


  • Give 4 words that describe you: Compassionate, dependable, social, sincere

  • What fictional character are you most like? Sleepy from Snow White & the 7 Dwarves
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