East Shelbyville Animal Clinic
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East Shelbyville Animal Clinic

Dr. Kathy Taylor is an Auburn University graduates with decades of experience. We employ a staff with diverse skills in an effort to meet all your pet’s healthcare needs. Most of all, we give love to your pet that can only be surpassed by your own. Stop in anytime for a tour of our facility and join our family today.

If you have any questions about how we can care for your pet, please don’t hesitate to call us at (502) 633-2061. Thank you!

Our Mission

East Shelbyville Animal Clinic is committed to providing area residents with exceptional pet health care. We are a small animal clinic seeing dogs, cats and some “pocket pets.” We pride ourselves on comprehensive diagnostics and remaining educated in the latest advances in veterinary medicine.

Our Services

Wellness Plans

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New Clients

At East Shelbyville Animal Clinic, you can expect state of the art medical care for your four-legged companions. We believe in nurturing the human-animal bond and creating a harmonious relationship between people and animals. You can expect to be greeted by a courteous receptionist, clean exam rooms, friendly doctors, and caring technicians. We appreciate the role we get to play in your pet’s health care.

Online Forms

At East Shelbyville Animal Clinic, we offer patient forms online so you can complete them in the convenience of your own home or office. Fax us your printed and completed forms or you may bring them during your visit.

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Pet Insurance

Pet insurance pays, partly or in total, for veterinary treatment of the insured person’s ill or injured pet. Some policies will pay out when the pet dies, or if it is lost or stolen.

As veterinary medicine is increasingly employing expensive medical techniques and drugs, and owners have higher expectations for their pet’s health care and standard of living than previously, the market for pet insurance has increased.

Pet insurance companies are beginning to offer the pet owner more of an ability to customize their coverage by allowing them to choose their own level of deductible or co-insurance. This allows the pet owner to control their monthly premium and choose the level of coverage that suits them the best.

Some of the differences in insurance coverage are:

  • Whether congenital and hereditary conditions (like hip dysplasia, heart defects, eye cataracts or diabetes) are covered;
  • How the reimbursement is calculated (based on the actual vet bill, a benefit schedule or usual and customary rates);
  • Whether the deductible is on a per-incident or an annual basis;
  • Whether there are any limits or caps applied (per incident, per year, age or over the pet’s lifetime); and
  • Whether there is an annual contract that determines anything diagnosed in the previous year of coverage is considered pre-existing the next year.

Our Team

Dr. Kathy Taylor

Dr. Taylor graduated from Eastern Kentucky and Auburn Universities. She is a Science Fiction nerd, loves roller coasters, reading, crossword puzzles and anything that has a boat and a lake. Dr. Taylor has been practicing at ESAC for 18 years! She owned a 550 acre dairy farm for 28 years, raised cattle and llamas; loved showing and training llamas. She learned to ride a horse (modest skill!) after age 40. Her current pets are an adopted Papillon and a Bichon, both with special medical needs. Her special vet interest is internal medicine. Her dream place to live is on a houseboat where the weather is warm year round!


Serena has been a licensed veterinary technician at East Shelbyville Animal Clinic since 2004. Prior to that she worked with a board-certified internal medicine specialist and surgeon. She attended Morehead State University and graduated with an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology. Through these years what she enjoys the most out of this career is working with the clients and pets to make their lives better. She lives in Shelbyville with her husband and 2 children as well as 3 horses, 2 dogs and chickens. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, sports, and outdoor activities.


Mary is a medical care team member and has worked at our hospital since 2001. She lives in Crestwood with her two cats, Sir Sheldon and Sir Cheddar, two snakes, Wheezer and Cleopatra and one sassy rabbit, Lady Katherine Louise. She is the author of “Link Detonator”, “Detonator Time’s Up”, “Dark Deliverance”, “Sheldon’s Diary”, and “Defined” (the first book in her assassin series). More information can be found on her Website: maryellenquire.net.


Martha is our Office Manager extraordinaire. She has been with us since April, 2012. She started out in our office as a part time receptionist which went into full time receptionist and is now the Office Manager. Martha retired from State Government with Disability Determinations in 2006. After retiring, she went back to work part time at a Pediatric office for 4 years which turned into full time and also was a dental technician in an Orthodontist office. Martha and her husband Craig live in Frankfort and raise German Shorthair Pointers for hunting and field trials, as well as bobwhite quail, pheasants, dwarf turkeys and a few chickens along with a stray cat named Smoke, whom has “adopted” them and moved into the garage alongside some of the birds! They also took in four Manx kittens, which had to be bottle-fed and have been named Peaches, Big Mac, Jasper and Precious. Each pet is dearly loved and spoiled as much as possible!


Terri has been with us since November 2004! She was born in Southern Indiana was raised on a dairy farm around many different animals; cattle, calves, goats, sheep, chickens, cats, dogs, rabbits, horses and pigs.

She moved to rural Shelby County with her husband and two sons. She currently has several pets; goats, ducks, geese, cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, chicken and even an iguana! If you can’t tell, Terri is a huge animal lover! Her pets are her family. She takes in rescued cats and dogs and gives them a home with lots of love and care. She has been with us since November 2004.

In her spare time, Terri enjoys spending time with her family, pets, friends, the great outdoors and her faith. She is also blessed with two granddaughters.

731 Mt Eden Rd
Shelbyville, KY 40065

Office Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM – 2:00PM
Sunday: Closed