Dr. Mary Clare Taylor
Dr. Mary Clare Taylor was born and raised in Lawrenceburg, TN. She received both her Bachelor of Science in chemistry and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has been with Best Friends since graduating in 2016. She lives with her husband, two children, two dogs, and one cat. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and gardening.
Dr. Sarah Bussey
Dr. Sarah Bussey was born and raised right here in Crossville, TN and attended Cumberland County High School. She completed her undergraduate course work at Tennessee Technological University, then went on to graduate from The University of Tennessee with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2013.
Dr. Bussey is happily married with two young daughters. She and her family enjoy kayaking, hiking, camping and above all Tennessee sports. Dr. Bussey loves being a part of her hometown and enjoys giving back to this community.
Dr. Monica Jones
Hello! I’m Dr. Monica Jones and I joined the team at Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in July of 2022.
I grew up on a farm in southern Indiana where I gained a passion for raising and caring for dogs, cattle, goats and horses. I received my B.S. in Biology, A.S. in Chemistry, and a minor in Business Management from Purdue University - Fort Wayne in 2018. I went on to earn my Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN where I graduated in May of 2022.
I have a passion for all animals, small and large, and am blessed to work in a career where I have the opportunity to work with them every day. My special interests include soft tissue surgery, preventive care and alternative medicine.
My significant other and I currently reside in Cookeville, TN with our two dogs, Nora and Chloe. Outside of work, I enjoy reading, cooking, gardening, attending concerts, hiking, kayaking, traveling and spending quality time with my friends, family and pets.
I am humbled and honored to be a veterinarian and provide quality, compassionate care to your pets. I look forward to meeting you and your four-legged family members.
Dr. Kristin Miller
Dr. Miller was born and raised in Michigan. She attended undergrad at the University of Findlay in Ohio where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Animal science in 2012. She then went on to attend Veterinary School at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and Nevis. She completed her clinical year at The Ohio State University and graduated in May of 2016.
Dr. Miller is married and has 2 children (Charlotte and Beckett) and 5 pets that keep her busy. While not at work, Dr. Miller loves to spend time outdoors, hiking the surrounding area, and spending time with her husband and family. Dr. Miller’s main areas of interest in veterinary medicine include dentistry and internal medicine. She also enjoys getting to know the areas pets and animal owners.
Dr. Daniel Spindel
Dr. Daniel Spindel was born and raised in Woodbridge, VA just outside of Washington D.C. He completed his undergraduate education at George Mason University. He graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his clinical year through Lincoln Memorial University in TN.
Outside of the office, Dr. Spindel enjoys hiking with his dogs, cooking, and reading. He currently has two dogs and two cats. Yogi is affectionately called coconut retriever (island mutt) that was adopted off the streets in the Caribbean and Mickey is a shepherd mix that was adopted here in Crossville. Two kittens just found their way into his home as well, Bambino and Ruth. As you can tell, all of his pet's names are after New York Yankee players who he's a die hard fan of. He’s happy to be in his adopted state of TN and looks forward to serving the Cumberland County community for many years to come.
Dr. Anthony Warlick
Dr. Warlick was born in Opelika, AL and grew up in southern Indiana. He attended Purdue University for undergrad. He then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts with his final year back a Purdue. After graduating in January of 2002, Dr. Warlick moved to Crossville, TN and worked 4 years in a mixed animal hospital. In February of 2006, Dr. Warlick and his wife Elizabeth opened Best Friends Veterinary Hospital with the desire better serve the community.
Dr. Warlick and Elizabeth have three children (Johnathan, Joseph, and Jayne Elizabeth), two dogs (River and Grace), and a cat (Angel).
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