Dr. Kathy Taylor, D.V.M.
Dr. Taylor has a DVM degree from Auburn University and she has been in an active animal practice for 37 years. Her past experiences include owning a 550 acre dairy farm, raising cattle, and breeding and showing llamas. Her favorite things to do are boating and reading science fiction! She is currently owned by 2 special needs dogs – Sophie (papillon) & Maxx (Bichon Frise)!
Heather – Certified Technician
Heather has been with East Shelbyville Animal Clinic since September 1998. Originally from Lexington, Ky she first attended the University of Kentucky as a Pre-Veterinary student and during her time there working in the agriculture library came across the licensed Veterinary Technician career. Once that career was found there was no turning back. She left UK and entered the Vet. Tech. program at Morehead State University. Upon graduation, with an Associate of Applied Sciences degree in hand, the veterinary technician board exams were taken and passed. She is a licensed Veterinary Technician with the state of Kentucky.
Martha – Office Manager
Martha is our Office Manager extraordinaire. She has been with us since April, 2012. She started out in our office as a part time receptionist which went into full time receptionist and is now the Office Manager. Martha retired from State Government with Disability Determinations in 2006. After retiring, she went back to work part time at a Pediatric office for 4 years which turned into full time and also was a dental technician in an Orthodontist office. Martha and her husband Craig live in Frankfort and raise German Shorthair Pointers for hunting and field trials, as well as pharoah and bobwhite quail, pheasants, dwarf turkeys and a few chickens along with a stray cat whom has “adopted” them and moved into the garage alongside some of the birds!
Serena – Certified Technician
Serena has been with East Shelbyville Animal Clinic since 2004. She is Heather’s twin and followed the exact same path to her Veterinary Technician license. She has known since childhood she would have a career working with animals.
Terri – Kennel Manager
Terri is our kennel manager. She is a huge animal lover! “Our pets are our family” to Terri. She was born and raised on a dairy farm in southern Indiana and had many pets growing up. Cats, dogs, rabbits, goats, sheep, horses, calves, cows and pigs just to name a few! Terri takes in rescued cats and dogs and gives them a home with lots of love. She now has one rescued cat!
Sherri – Technician
Sherri is a veterinary technician with 30 years of experience. She has worked in multiple doctor & specialty/emergency hospitals, supervised & trained many technicians. She has done specialty training in surgery, trauma & critical care, reproduction & genetics, ultrasound & radiology, internal medicine, & physical therapy.
Sherri showed, bred and raised multiple champion Akita and Norfolk terriers. She volunteered as a 4-H Equine Drill Team coach for Bullitt Co. 4-H for several years.
She has 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren.
Sherri’s favorite patient of all time was an Alaskan Malamute named Nikko that was very aggressive and was diagnosed with cancer. He needed IV treatment & bloodwork often. Somehow, they both found that bond and trust. Nikko eventually allowed her to handle & treat him with no assistance from others. Sherri couldn’t wait for him to come in talking to her at each visit. He gained 18 more months of life and a best friend.