Education: University Of Tennessee After growing up in Gallatin, TN, Dr. Mark Hackett graduated from The University Of Tennessee Knoxville in 1978. There he earned a Bachelors degree in Animal Science. In 1981 he graduated from University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hackett joined the Eastview Veterinary Clinic family in 1996. He enjoys all aspects of Veterinary medicine, especially exotic animals and general surgery. Dr. Hackett is an active member of the Kiwanis Club. In his spare time he enjoys tennis and hiking.