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Welcome to Henderson County Animal Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Lexington, TN!
Call us at 731-968-4424 or 731-968-1111

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (731) 602-2149!

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If you live in Lexington or the surrounding area and need trusted veterinarians – look no further. 

Drs. Dyer, Tart, and Fowler are licensed Tennessee veterinarians with years of experience treating many species. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Henderson County Animal Clinic is a full-service animal hospital that offers routine preventative, medical, surgical and dental care as well as emergency triage & treatment. Beyond offering premium veterinary care, our clinic is welcoming & child-friendly, so both you and your pet can relax & enjoy your visit.

We feel that client education is essential for pet ownership and hope that you will browse our site, particularly the informational articles, to learn about how to better care for your pet. The best veterinary care involves good nutrition and addressing preventable diseases, such as heartworms, intestinal parasites and parvovirus. We here at Henderson County Animal Clinic focus largely on preventative medicine to keep your pet healthy & happy.

If you have any questions or wish to visit our clinic, please call 731-968-4424 or 731-968-1111, and we'll be happy to assist you. Our office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also invite you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Henderson County Animal Clinic's clients.

At Henderson County Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are. 

Meet Our Doctors

  • Guy Dyer
    D.V.M.
    Dr. Dyer is a founder of Henderson County Animal Clinic. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from UT Martin, before pursuing a Master’s degree in Physiology at UT Knoxville and ultimately his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at UT College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. He is married to Kathy, and has 3 children- Colton, Kaylee, and Emerald. He also has one grandchild, Brayden. He enjoys farming and raising cattle in his spare time. His special interests in veterinary medicine are advanced soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries.
  • Shonna Tart
    D.V.M

    Dr. Tart, raised in West Tennessee, attended veterinary school at the University of Tennessee prior to moving to rural Illinois where she worked for two mixed animal clinics. She has since moved home to Blue Goose with her husband Dustin, their son Oliver, their two dogs Lucille & Clyde and their horses. Her hobbies include spending time with her family & animals and taking road trips. Dr. Tart's professional interests include preventative & internal medicine as well as farm calls - especially when there are heelers or 'smoosh-faced' dogs involved.

  • Nakeita Fowler
    D.V.M.

    Born & raised in East Tennessee, Dr. Fowler has always been a 'farm girl,' growing up in a rural area where community ties were strong. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 and joined the HCAC team in June of 2018. Dr. Fowler has a strong interest in beef cattle production and equine medicine and has a soft spot for border collies. She is actively involved in Christian veterinary missions and feels that a strong community relationship is important.

Our Location

Our Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

  • "These people are so sweet and friendly! I never have to worry about my sweet Emma when I take her to the vet. They always take great care of her!"
    Kristen
  • "Awesome vet clinic, best I have experienced. Kind, caring, compassionate Doctors and Staff...they treat your pets and stock animals like part of their own Family. ..highly recommend their services."
    Cap

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