Dr. Kandace Jordan
Kandace Jordan is a veterinarian in Birmingham, Alabama. Her interests are in the human-animal bond and utilizing fear-free techniques to more effectively communicate with animals. Dr. Jordan is the Director of Animal Advocacy for Assistance Animals Consulting.
Dr. Jordan is a graduate of Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, Alabama. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Auburn University. Dr. Jordan also elected to continue her education at Auburn University, where she received her veterinary medicine degree.
Dr. Jordan has over 11 years of experience in small animal emergency medicine and over 19 years of experience in small animal general practice. She has a strong interest in feline medicine. Dr. Jordan made the decision to focus primarily on small animal general practice to have a greater impact on improving the human-animal bond with her clients and patients.
Dr. Jordan elected to join Assistance Animals Consulting due to the lack of veterinary oversight in matters that directly involve animals. Dr. Jordan is passionate about animal welfare and strives to do her part as a veterinary professional to help ensure the emotional stability of animals involved in animal-assisted intervention programs. Equally passionate about animal advocacy, Dr. Jordan indicates she will use her voice to support assistance animals being used in any animal-assisted intervention role.
Dr. Jordan holds memberships to several professional organizations including the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Feline Practitioners, Alabama Veterinary Medical Association as well as the Jefferson County Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Jordan has been married for over 20 years to her husband, Jacob Jordan, who is a Project Engineer at Southern Company. They share two daughters. Emma is a student at The University of Alabama in Huntsville and Juliana is a sophomore at Hewitt-Trussville High School. They also have a full household of six cats: Alastor, Edward, Sam, Sky, Booboo, and Mara.