Allison has been with us since April of 2014. She has three children and two grandchildren. She has two dogs; Jack and Whiskey. She also has a cat named Nala. Allison loves her job because she loves animals and enjoys the people she works with.
Fun Fact: A 20 pound cat sleeps on her desk everyday.
Shandale has been working here since 2012. She has two children and two pets. She is a huge fan of Disney World and tries to visit the Disney Parks at least once a year. She loves working at SPVC because everyday is a new experience and she enjoys helping animals.
Fun Fact: Shandale is our "Tooth Fairy" because she loves doing dog and cat dentals.
Kristi has worked for the clinic since 1995. She is happily married to her husband, Chuck, of 22 years. Together, they have 2 sons, Dylan and Rylan. Kristi and her family own 3 dogs; Sunshine, Sassy, and Dazzle. They also have a cat named Big Guy. Kristi also has show lambs that her oldest son shows in FFA.
Fun Fact: Kristi loves to clean dog and cat ears. She was quoted as saying, "The dirtier, the better!"
Larry worked for the clinic before it was owned by Dr. Farr. When it comes to treating large animals, Larry knows what he's doing. He has a daughter named Jordan and a grandson named Javen. Larry wouldn't be anything without his little terrier mix, Flippy.
Fun Fact: Larry is addicted to Craigslist
Dr. Pace began working at the clinic in July of 2013. She was raised in the Ft. Worth area and loves spending time with family. When she graduated from Keller High School, Dr. Pace moved to College Station and became very involved with the Block and Bridal organization at Texas A&M University. Although she never liked spending time in the cutting room, she worked for the Meat Science department at the university and organized the notable Beef 101 Seminars.
During college, her summers were spent back home as a technician in a few different Equine Specialty Clinics. Vet school further honed her interest in Equine Medicine and Surgery. After which, Dr. Pace spent a year at her internship in San Antonio and then moved to Slaton to join the ranks with Dr. Farr.
Dr. Pace and her boyfriend James have 4 dogs; Biscuit, Sister, Dora, and Moose. They also have a Quarter Horse named Lizard and a Jersey Heifer named Belle. Dr. Pace loves her job because she gets to save animals, and interact with very special people. She has enjoyed getting to know the folks in West Texas and continues to develop lasting friendships.
Fun Fact: Dr. Pace loves to dance and sing!!
Courtney J. Pace, DVM
Louis "Bud" Farr, DVM
Louis "Bud" Farr, DVM
Dr. Farr has owned the clinic since 1972. He grew up on what is now the Rocker B Ranch, and has a long family history in the Concho River area. From the time "Bud" was 3, he spent almost all of his time in a handmade saddle on the back of ranch mounts. If you can ever get him cornered, his stories of his raising are unbeatable. He became an officer in the US Army after graduating from Vet School, moved to Los Angeles, CA, and began working in food safety as a meat inspector. Upon relocation, Dr. Farr moved to Friona, TX and worked as a feedlot verterinarian for a period of time. He soon moved to Slaton, began working at the clinic in 1970, and eventually bought the business in 1972.
He has two children as well as three grandsons. He has a soft spot for the Thoroughbred Racing Industry and loves to research pedigrees. Dr. Farr has also served on the Board of Thouroughbred Breeders Association in the past.
Dr. Farr loves his job because he is a true animal lover, and he gets to provide care to sick animals.
Fun Fact: Dr. Farr can wrangle any wild/feral cat.
Riley has been with us since June of 2014. She has 2 kids, Grayson Duane, and Samantha Paige. Riley also has two pets, Zetta- a German Shepard, and Jackson- a black cat. She enjoys working for our clinic because she gets to help animals that can't help themselves.
Fun Fact: Riley loves cats.
Johnny has been with us since May of 2014. Johnny has two daughters. He loves his job because of the people he works with and he gets to be around horses all day.
Fun Fact: Before Johnny started working here, he had never been around horses.
Tel: (806)828-5895 Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to Noon and 1:00pm to 5:30pm, Saturday 8:00am to Noon