Our Staff - Over 50 years of experience in the veterinary field

We work to keep your pet healthy and happy and to educate you to be a more knowledgeable pet owner.

Dr. David Bowen

Dr. David Bowen was raised on a farm near King in the Chestnut Grove community. He graduated from South Stokes High School and received his undergraduate degree in Animal Science from N.C. State University. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia. Dr. Bowen volunteered at King Veterinary Hospital during high school and college. In 1986, he bought the practice, then located on Meadowbrook Drive, from the previous owner, Dr. David Thompson. He moved the practice into the current hospital facility at 425 Kirby Road in October, 1995.

Dr. Bowen is a member of the AVMA, the NCVMA and the NC Small Animal Academy.

When he's not at work, Dr. Bowen enjoys acting in community theatre, playing clawhammer banjo, singing all kinds of music and laughing at his son's antics.

Tracey
(Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant)

Tracey hails from Yonkers, NY by way of Florida and Arizona. She has spent over 20 years working in veterinary medicine. She has a special love for the Boxer breed.

She loves to read and is a big Yankees fan.

Danita
(Veterinary Assistant)

Danita was raised in small-town southwestern Virginia and moved to this area in 2015. She owns a menagerie of animals ranging from ducks to chinchilla. She enjoys swimming and camping with her 3 kids and family.

Kaylee
(Veterinary Assistant)

Kaylee was born and raised in Surry County. She volunteers with rescue groups any chance she gets. Her family has many different kinds of pets, but cats are her favorite.

Kohl
(Hospital Manager)

Kohl came here in 2013 after childhood on the streets. He may greet you at the front desk if he's not busy. His favorite thing to do is eat; grapefruit is a favorite. His hobbies include birdwatching, taste-testing the houseplants and foraging for lost kibble.