Dr. Tobi Ku Sones

Dr. Sones graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and joined Bottletree Animal Hospital in 2021. She enjoys having the opportunity to help owners understand and care for their pets, and her special interests include behavior, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine. Dr. Sones was raised in Los Angeles and then completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi. Since then, she has always been excited to be part of the beautiful city and welcoming community of Oxford. Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, painting, and playing piano. She and her husband have three rescued cats, Musket, Sierra, and Spooky, along with a German Shepherd, Black.

Education: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University
Bachelor of Science in Biology & Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Mississippi

Most rewarding moments: The appreciation of pets and their owners!

Favorite part about being a veterinarian: I love getting the opportunity to help owners understand their pets and contributing to their long, happy lives.

Advice to pet owners: Seek education about your pets and their needs before you bring them home. Be prepared to care for them and have a plan for emergencies. They rely on you!

What do you do in your spare time? I love spending time with family, cooking, and traveling with my husband. Gardening, painting, and playing piano are other hobbies of mine.

Favorite vacation spot: Tokyo, Japan (where my husband and I honeymooned!)

Favorite comfort food: Dumplings

Last book you read: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey

Things you’d be surprised to know:

1. I was born in Hong Kong and raised in Los Angeles but came to Oxford as a college student. Since then, I have always wanted to be a part of this community.

2. I was raised in a family that loved outdoor adventures – I’ve gone snowboarding, caving, surfing, and canyoneering, and I love our state and national parks!