Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Terri Fowler

Dr. Terri Fowler grew up in rural south-central Indiana.  After graduating from Purdue University, she joined Jefferson Animal Hospital in 1980, just weeks after we became


Dr. Ken Isherwood

Dr. Ken Isherwood has been an associate veterinarian with Jefferson Animal Hospital since he graduated from Ohio State University. He grew up in Akron, Ohio. His


Dr. Linda Sayre

Dr. Linda Sayre  joined Jefferson Animal Hospital after graduating from Colorado State University. She moved to Oregon in 1988 and owned her own practice for several


Dr. Sarah Cheever

Dr. Sarah Cheever graduated from Iowa State University in 2001 and joined Jefferson Animal Hospital as an associate that year. She and her husband , Matt,


Dr. Katie Nau

Dr. Katie Nau joined the team of Jefferson Animal Hospital in 2008 after working for an emergency practice in St. Louis and working relief in the

Meet Dr. Rebecca Shumar of Jefferson Animal Hospital Outer Loop location

Dr. Rebecca Shumar

Dr. Shumar was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK and later moved to the states with her immediate family. Being born in Shakespeare’s town, she naturally had

Meet Dr. Kathy Taylor

Dr. Kathy Taylor

Dr. Kathy Taylor graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. She also graduated from Auburn School of Veterinary


Jefferson Animal Hospitals Regional Emergency & Trauma Center is the only veterinary hospital in Kentucky that is always open and fully staffed for emergencies, as well as routine pet care, any time of the day or night – seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Our hospitalized patients receive around-the-clock monitoring and intensive care. We are fully equipped for emergency treatment, laboratory tests, emergency and routine surgery, ultrasound and endoscopy, radiology, chemotherapy, dentistry and intensive care. Our support staff is well-trained in emergency triage and supportive care.

When an emergency arises, and your pet’s regular veterinarian is not available, we are here to serve. There may also be times when your regular veterinarian is treating your pet and wishes to refer your pet to our facility for overnight or prolonged critical care monitoring. We work closely with your regular veterinarian, providing regular medical updates at their request. We also provide your regular veterinarian with complete medical treatment records, giving them the appropriate tools to successfully manage follow-up care for your pet.

Our Mission Statement

Jefferson Animal Hospitals Regional Emergency & Trauma Center’s mission is to provide compassionate, competent veterinary care to our patients and clients, in an atmosphere of loving concern.