Meet the friendly staff at the Henderson County Animal Clinic

  • 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.

  • Candace Shearer
    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 husband named Jon, brilliant son named Jon-Parker, and a house full of rescue kitties. Her hobbies include spoiling Jon-Parker, going to concerts, and jamming out to Dave Matthews Band.

  • Bridgette Banks

    Bridgette graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin and is our only licensed veterinary technician. Raised in Chester County, she has grown up with animals and always desired to work in the veterinary profession. She enjoys Tennessee football, traveling and cuddling with her Boston Terrier.

  • 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.
  • Jacob Russom
    Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

    Jacob has been with HCAC for 6 years and serves as both a veterinary assistant and receptionist. While we love having him here, don't expect to see his face too much! He is currently enrolled in nursing school. When not studying or working, he enjoys spending time outdoors and with his two dogs & two cats.

  • Jenny Tritt
    Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

    Jenny is a West Tennessee native who has spent the majority of her life in the veterinary profession. She has a strong love of greyhounds and 'smush-face' cats as well as the beach. Don't worry - Jenny won't be leaving us for the sand & sun any time soon!

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