Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Veterinarians


Dr. Hardy Dungan</br> DVM  photo

Dr. Hardy Dungan
DVM

Dr. Dungan is a 1983 graduate of Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine where he earned the Dean’s Award and graduated first in his class.  He has owned and operated his veterinary practice in Bourbon County since graduation.  He is certified by the American Embryo Transfer Association has a Master’s Degree in Human Forensic Science.  He regularly consults with the Kentucky State Medical Examiner’s Office and the Kentucky State Police as an animal cruelty investigator.  Dr. Dungan is the current Chairman of the Board for the Bourbon County Health Department. Dr. Dungan’s interests are orthopedic surgery, small animal medicine, and equine reproduction.  Dr. Dungan is an avid woodworker, scuba diver and underwater photographer. He has achieved the rank of Divemaster within the professional PADI scuba organization. He has 4 children-2 boys and 2 girls. His oldest son is a concert pianist and music businessman working in San Francisco. He graduated with a master’s degree from the University of KY. His youngest son is practicing Pharmacist and a graduate of Samford School of Pharmacy. His oldest daughter is a graduate of Eastern KY University with a master’s degree in Counseling.  His youngest daughter is currently attending college in Cincinnati, OH. She has a Bachelor of Science degree, is a registered nurse, and will soon graduate with a degree as a Physician Assistant. Dr. Dungan currently has 6 grandchildren.

Dr. Kendra B Ewalt</br> DVM  photo

Dr. Kendra B Ewalt
DVM

Dr. Ewalt received her degree in veterinary medicine from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.  Before moving to Paris in 2001, she owned and operated her own mobile veterinary practice in Versailles, KY.  She joined practice with Dr. Hardy Dungan in 2001.  Their veterinary practice was a mobile large animal practice until opening a full-service clinic in July of 2005. Dr. Ewalt’s interests are general medicine, surgery, diagnostics and client education.  She has a strong background in cattle work and also has extensive experience treating alpacas and llamas throughout Kentucky.  She frequently performs duties as an alpaca show veterinarian, gives educational seminars for the community and schools, and provides mentoring to aspiring veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Dr. Ewalt is married to John Ewalt.  They have 2 daughters & a son-in-law—Kate (Cullen) Bailey and Gracie, in middle school, as well as 2 grandchildren.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family & friends, riding horses & working cattle horseback, researching her family history/genealogy, gardening, antiquing, and the outdoors.  She is an avid hunter and enjoys working and training her dogs.  She has two Labradors—Teaspoon & Bob; cats—Xander, Squirrel, Petunia, & Magnolia; four horses—Turtle, Walter, Romeo, and Jack; cows and a few sheep.

Staff


Katie Rainey </br> Licensed Veterinary Technician photo

Katie Rainey
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Katie joined our staff in 2013 while attending veterinary technician school.  She is a native of Nicholas County and graduated from Nicholas Co. High School in 2011. She graduated from Morehead State University in 2016, with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology. She currently lives in Nicholas County with her five dogs: Dino, Ellie, Angus, Pebbles, and Bam Bam. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Owen, quilting, reading, and cuddling with her pets. Katie thoroughly enjoys her veterinary technician career and her primary interests include small animal anesthesiology, surgical nursing, and cattle herd work.

Molly Norton </BR>Licensed Veterinary Technician photo

Molly Norton
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Molly joined our staff in October 2018. She is a Bourbon Countian, graduating from Bourbon Co. High School in 2008. She has worked in the veterinary industry since high school. Molly received her veterinary technician education at Morehead State University, graduating in 2012 with an Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology. She also received her Associate of Science from BCTC in 2012. Molly resides in North Middletown and enjoys spending time with her daughter, Kali, and her two dogs—Chance and Zemke. Molly is dedicated to providing an exceptional client experience and is a great source of information and comfort for our clients. She excels at her technical skills, i.e., catheterizations (IV and urinary), venipuncture, and dentistry.

Lisa Harris </br>Receptionist  photo

Lisa Harris
Receptionist

Lisa joined our staff in January 2008.  She is our primary receptionist and helps to keep things running smoothly in the clinic.  She is a great asset to our staff, meeting each client with a smile and a warm “hello”. Lisa is a lifelong Bourbon County resident.  She has a daughter, Brooke. Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, scrapbooking, is an avid UK fan, and is very active in church.  She and Brooke have one dog, Benny, who is a favorite at the clinic!

Haley Tedder</br> Veterinary Assistant  photo

Haley Tedder
Veterinary Assistant

Haley is a 2013 graduate of Nicholas Co. High School. She attended the Medical Career Technical College in Richmond, graduating from the veterinary assistant program in 2015. Haley completed her externship with us and then joined the CKVS family after graduation. Haley enjoys spending time with family and friends. She has two pets: Daphne, a loving Cocker Spaniel, and Aspyn, a spunky cat. Haley resides in Carlisle, KY with her husband, Seth, and their pets. Haley enjoys assisting with horse calls and all the one-on-one patient experiences in the clinic. Haley is a very loving caregiver for our patients. She has a special gift for comforting pets and their parents during difficult times such as end of life services.

 Danielle Williams</br> Veterinary Assistant  photo

Danielle Williams
Veterinary Assistant

Danielle is a Bourbon County resident. She graduated from Bourbon Co. High School in 2011. Danielle was one of our co-op students during her senior year of high school. She went on to attend college at Morehead University, graduating with a Bachelor of Animal Science in 2015. Danielle came back to work for us as a veterinary assistant in August 2017. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys horseback riding and penning cattle at the local stockyards, farming the family farm, hiking and walking with her dog, Roxie. Danielle has found her favorite aspects of being a veterinary assistant are monitoring anesthesia during surgeries and assisting on farm calls.

Mary Stover  </bR>Kennel Staff  photo

Mary Stover
Kennel Staff

Mary joined our staff in August 2011 as our part-time receptionist. In 2013, Mary’s duties expanded to include morning kennel attendant duties. As the kennel attendant, she cares for each of our patients and boarders daily. She is the primary person that makes sure our patients’ and boarders’ needs are met. She feeds, waters, walks, and treats all our 4-legged friends with kindness and compassion. Mary also helps to keep our clinic looking and smelling it’s best. Mary lives in Paris with her husband, Jess, and three sons, Kody, Dillon, and Rayden. Mary is originally from Lexington but loves the small town of Paris as her home. Mary enjoys reading in her spare time, as well as spending time with friends and family.  She has four dogs: Trooper, Charley, Abby, & Bella; and three cats: Milo, Eva Grace, & Sam.

Kennedy Hensley </br> Student Assistant/Kennel Staff photo

Kennedy Hensley
Student Assistant/Kennel Staff

Kennedy is our current co-op student from Bourbon Co. High School. She began as a volunteer with CKVS as a sophomore in 2016, then was hired as part-time kennel staff. Kennedy will be graduating in 2019 and will attend college at Morehead State University. She plans to major in Chemistry/Biology. Kennedy is an accomplished soccer play and has played for over 10 years. She loves spending time with her dogs Harper Kate and Reecie. Kennedy primarily takes care of all boarded animals and helps to keep the clinic clean. she can often be found assisting with appointments and treatments “up front”.

Jessica Marshall </br>Student Assistant/Kennel Staff photo

Jessica Marshall
Student Assistant/Kennel Staff

Jessica works as a veterinary assistant and kennel attendant. She began as a volunteer in 2017, earning hours for admission into the veterinary technology program at Morehead State University. She is currently excelling in the vet tech program and will graduate in 2021. Jessica is a Bourbon County resident and graduated from Lafayette High School in 2013. She served in the marine corps. She enjoys fitness/working out, working with animals, and spending time with her 3 dogs—Toby, Bella, and Rudolph; numerous cats; and horses—Archie, Silver Belle, and Sunny.

Ivie Turner </br> Kennel Staff photo

Ivie Turner
Kennel Staff

Ivie is our late evening dog walker and is an animal lover. She often brings her family along to take care of all the dogs and cats boarding with us or hospitalized. She and her family love giving extra attention to your pet while they are away from home. Ivie is married to Lee and they have twin daughters, Hannah & Katlyn. They share their Bourbon County home with three dogs—Boone, Oreo, & Scout; and 1 cat, Buster.

Lorrain Smoot</br> Bookkeeper  photo

Lorrain Smoot
Bookkeeper

Lorrain is a long-time Millersburg resident. She loves animals and is an exceptionally caring person to our patients and their Owners. She always wears a happy face. Lorrain is married to John Smoot. They have 3 grown children, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. They have one dog, Speedy, and have enjoyed a myriad of dogs, cats, and baby calves over the years. Lorrain enjoys spending time with family and friends, helping those that need assistance, UK athletics, and is very active in the community.

Linda Hutchens </br> Groomer photo

Linda Hutchens
Groomer

Linda started grooming at CKVS in 2017. She brings with her over 40 years of experience and thoroughly enjoys grooming. She specializes in grooming small dogs and performing special cuts specific to breed standards. Linda is from Lexington and is a graduate of Bryan Station High School. Linda has 4 children (3 sons & 1 daughter), 3 granddaughters, 4 grandsons, and 6 great-grandchildren. She shares her home with 2 dogs—Gabby & Tyson.

Darlene Terry</br> Groomer  photo

Darlene Terry
Groomer

Darlene is a transplant from Tampa, FL and moved to Paris in 2008. She joined CKVS as a groomer in 2017. She has 13 years of experience grooming dogs and cats. Darlene has a special talent for handling, calming, and grooming pets that are extremely anxious or become aggressive during their visit.

Darrell Leggett </br> Veterinary Assistant  photo

Darrell Leggett
Veterinary Assistant

Darrell has been with Central Kentucky Veterinary Services since prior to the clinic opening in 2005. He was instrumental in getting the new clinic remodeled and open for business. Since that time, he has been a valuable asset to the business as both a veterinary assistant and "fixer of all things." Our clients appreciate Darrell's mild manner and devotion to all animals. He has a son, daughter-in-law, and a grandson, Dalton. Darrell has "officially retired", but you will still see him from time-to-time as he stops by to check in.

Central Kentucky Veterinary Services

400 Bethlehem Road

Paris, KY 40361


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:(859) 987-6721
Email Us: customerservice@centralkyvet.com

We are closed for lunch from Noon until 1:00pm Monday through Friday



Hours

Sunday Closed

Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm