About Us

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Pet Kare Clinic was established in 1987 by Dr. Sam Taliaferro starting out as a mobile veterinary clinic. Since then we have slowly grown to a 5 doctor full service veterinary hospital. We are AAHA certified and among the top 12-15% of Veterinary hospitals in North America. AAHA certification assures you that the care we provide meets the highest of veterinary standards for the optimal health of your pet.

Our dedicated and caring staff works hard to keep your pet healthy and you happy! Our doctors have over 100 years of combined experience and a variety of special interests and talents. We have amazingly talented veterinary technicians and our customer care representatives are compassionate, attentive and experienced to help you every step of the way. We are all passionate about our jobs and feel at home in such a caring profession.

Choose a job that you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.Confucius

We offer a broad spectrum of progressive services for small animals and exotics including emergency service, acupuncture, ultrasound, cold laser therapy, laparoscopic surgery, advanced dental care, routine wellness exams & vaccines, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, physical therapy and rehab, integrative health care, nutrition and supplement counseling and house calls of all kinds. Pet Kare Clinic is proud to employ a group of 5 experienced and diverse doctors. As doctors we are constantly learning and sharing cases with each other. Every one of our doctors has an area or two of special interest. The doctors have all received advanced education and training in many different areas, including ultrasound, alternative medicine, dentistry, acupuncture, herbal supplements, nutrition, pet loss & grief and pain management to name a few!

Teamwork and diversity are our greatest strengths and the reason we are available for your pet 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

You can count on us to care and to be there for you and your pet without fail!


Mission Statement:

To treat you and your pet like one of our own, with unparalleled compassion, experience and teamwork.

Pet Kare Clinic’s Core Values

Compassion – Quality – Integrity- Teamwork – Community

Compassionate Veterinary Care

  • Listening – to each other and our clients
  • Patience
  • Caring
  • Supportive
  • Non judgmental
  • Empathic
  • Going the extra mile

Quality Veterinary Care

  • Progressive medicine and surgery
  • Professional attitude
  • AAHA – our commitment to the highest standards of veterinary care.
  • Listening
  • Continuing Education
  • Clean environment
  • 24/7 availability
  • Confidence

Community Involvement

Our sense of responsibility and desire to contribute to our community

  • Relationships
  • Recognition
  • Involvement
  • Leadership
  • Education
  • Approachability
  • Availability
  • Reliability

Teamwork Focused

  • Communication
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Willingness
  • Kindness
  • Understanding
  • Cheerful
  • Forgiving
  • Laughter and fun- Having fun and celebrating our success


Honesty and integrity without compromise

  • Carefronting
  • Trust
  • Respect – respecting ourselves and others to maintain an environment of teamwork and growth
  • Gratitude
  • Understanding
  • Ownership
  • Accountability – being responsible for our actions that influence the lives of our customers and co-workers.