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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

  • Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

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  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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  • How to Help Your New Cat Feel Welcomed in Your Home

    Adopting a cat or kitten? Here's what you can do to help your cat adjust to its new home. ...

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  • Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

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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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  • Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

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  • Snakes

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance pet, then you might be interested in owning a snake. However, there are a few aspects of owning a snake that you need to be aware of before you make this type of commitment. Here’s what you need to know. What to Know Before Choosing a Pet Snake Before you purchase ...

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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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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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