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Meet the friendly staff at the Henderson County Animal Clinic

  • Dr. Guy Dyer
    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.
  • Dr. Shonna Tart
    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 and their two 'kids' Dozer & Lucille. They own a small hobby farm with horses, goats and chickens. 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.
  • Candace Durbin
    Practice Manager
    Candace is a Hardin county native, and has been with the clinic since 2014. She enjoys assisting with advanced surgeries and loving on all of the patients. She has a wonderful significant other named Jon, brilliant son named Jon-Parker, and one special dog named Kira Lou. Her hobbies include spoiling Jon-Parker, going to concerts, and jamming out to Dave Matthews Band.
  • Brandi McAdams
    Senior Veterinary Assistant
    Brandi was born & raised in rural West Tennessee. She currently lives in Finger with her family. She has a large acreage that she shares with her horses, dogs, and cat. She enjoys outdoor activities and has always loved working with animals. Brandi has been with Henderson County Animal Clinic for 11 years. Her professional interests include helping with surgeries, monitoring anesthesia and cuddling Beagle puppies.
  • Dixie Powers
    Veterinary Assistant
    Dixie was born and raised in Henderson County. She is very involved in barrel racing and enjoys all things horse-related. When not on the road, she also likes to spend time with her family. Dixie plans on pursuing a career in the medical field. Her favorite part of being a veterinary assistant is helping with puppy and kitten visits.
  • Shyanne Magruder
    Veterinary Assistant
    Shyanne is one of the newest additions here at Henderson County Animal Clinic. Born and raised in Northeast Missouri, she recently relocated to Tennessee with her fiancé and dad. They currently live in Decaturville with their horses. Shyanne enjoys outdoor activities as well as helping her dad train his working dogs. Shyanne's professional interests include helping with surgeries and wellness visits.

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