Dr. Joy Taylor Ackerman graduated from Aurburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1985 with high honors. After graduation, she returned to practice in her home state of Kentucky for a couple of years and then made her way to Florida in 1987, practicing in Deltona. In 1990 she met and married Dr. Bill and after a short time joined him in his practice here at Animal Clinic 192. She has a special interest in internal medicine, with emphasis in geriatric care to improve the quality of life for all aging pets. She also has special interest in feline medicine. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association as well as the Florida Veterinary Medical Association.
Along with her husband Dr. Bill, she has five children: Ashley, Clifton, Amanda, Caitlin, and Sarah Grace. Together they also have two grandchildren: a granddaughter, Taylor and a grandson, William. At home she also enjoys the love of a wonderful dog, Coot, and three entertaining cats, Winkie, Lollipop, and Tipsy.