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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

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

Drs. Dyer, Tart, and Beaty 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
    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

    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.

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  • "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!"
  • "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."

Featured Articles

  • Hedgehogs

    Shy animals that roll into a ball when scared, hedgehogs are covered with spiky quills. They're small, clean, and fun to watch so they're quite popular as pets. Even so, these little guys need lots of activity to stay healthy. Health Hedgehogs can have health problems, including dental diseases, skin ...

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  • Hamsters

    Hamsters are cute and adorable. If you had one growing up, your parents probably took care of it. Taking care of them can be challenging; however, once you master the art, it becomes more manageable by the day. Here is how you can take care of your pet hamster. Bathing and Grooming Hamsters always stay ...

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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  • Chinchillas

    Chinchillas are playful, loveable, and amusing pets. If you want yours to remain in your family for long, you should ensure that it has a good diet. Chinchillas require a lot of attention due to their playful nature; therefore, it is best to have supervised playtime with yours if you want to create a ...

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  • Macaws

    If you've decided to enter the entertaining world of bird ownership, you may be thinking about adopting a macaw. These giants of the parrot world make fun companions, but here are some things you should consider before making that purchase. What You Should Know About Macaw Ownership Macaws can make a ...

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  • Cockatoos

    If you're looking for a lively, affectionate, intelligent pet, you don't have to limit yourself to a dog or cat. Members of the Cacatuidae family, better known as cockatoos, can provide those qualities in abundance. However, before you bring a cockatoo home for the first time, you need to understand ...

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  • Parrots

    If you’re thinking of adding a feathered friend to your family, you might be surprised at what it takes to care of this type of pet. While parrots are highly intelligent and fun pets, there are a few aspects that make them more difficult to care for than a cat or dog. Here’s what you need to know ...

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  • Most Common Digestive Issues in Dogs and How to Relieve Them

    Do you know which digestive issues are most common in dogs? ...

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  • Signs That Your Horse is Stressed

    Can you recognize the signs of stress in your horse? ...

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