We have moved!

We have now officially moved to our new location! We are very excited for our clients to see how our new building. We have more room to comfortably take care of you and your babies’ needs. Our new address is 406 New Stone Ridge Road, Ripley, WV. Our phone number will remain the same.

To Vaccinate, or not to Vaccinate

Sometimes choosing whether or not to vaccinate is easy. For rabies, it’s the law. With other core vaccinations those decisions aren’t so black and white. Vaccinations for animals are KEY to limiting the spread of infectious diseases from animals to people. Ask your veterinarian when to start vaccinating your puppy/kitten or adult pet.

Tick Tock!

Ticks and Lyme Disease These external parasites are coming to your area, or are already likely in your backyard, literally and figuratively. The plethora of diseases these suckers carry make tick preventives necessary for all our veterinary patients, especially Lyme disease. Lyme disease is on the rise and is transmitted to humans as well. Ask your veterinarian on the best …

Tammy Barickman

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Tammy Barickman is a graduate of Ripley High School. She attended undergrad at Marietta College and continued her education at the Ohio State University, receiving her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. After graduation, she practiced veterinary medicine in the Columbus area for 5 years before returning to Ripley to be surrounded by family. She …

Jessica Welling

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Welling is a 2015 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine located on the island of St. Kitts. She was born and raised in Ripley and got her start in veterinary medicine as a vet assistant at Ripley Paws her senior year of high school.  She attended undergraduate school at West Virginia University in which …