|5075 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205
Phone: 214-526-2033 Fax: 214-526-2036
Wellness Center Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Country Retreat Drop-off Only: Monday through Saturday 8-10am
Country Retreat Pick-up Hours: Mon 12-3pm or 4-6pm, or Tue-Fri 3-6pm, or Sat 10am-12pm
Dr. John Vandermeer
Dr. John Vandermeer is a native of Highland Park and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1983. He received his undergraduate education in Biomedical Science at Texas A & M University and his veterinary degree from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation in 1990, Dr. Vandermeer returned to Dallas and joined Highland Park Animal Hospital. Dr. Vandermeer has served on the Texas Veterinary Medical Association Board of Directors, as president of Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association Board and as president of the Dallas Emergency Animal Clinic. He currently serves on the board of directors for the SPCA of Texas and the board of directors for Southwestern Diabetic Foundation. He and his wife, Dr. Wendy Dearixon, have three children - Emily, Marshall, and Hannah. In his spare time Dr. Vandermeer enjoys playing basketball, fishing and spending time at his country retreat with his family. They also share their home with 2 dogs and 2 cats: Pedro, Lola, Duke and Kip, and their ranch in Ennis with 4 horses: Waylon, Jones, Fred and Zach.
Dr. Wendy Dearixon
Dr. Wendy Dearixon is a native of Houston. She received her undergraduate education in Biochemistry at Texas A & M University and her veterinary degree from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Dearixon is actively involved with the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, Dallas County VMA, American Association of Feline Practitioners, American Ferret Society, and is active with Christian Veterinary Misson. Dr. Dearixon spends her free time horseback riding, jogging, and otherwise enjoying the great outdoors with her family.
Dr. Heather Vargo
Dr. Vargo, a native of Dallas, practiced veterinary medicine for 6 years in San Antonio before becoming a part of our team. She graduated with honors in Biomedical Science and in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. Dr. Vargo is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Feline Practitioners and Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association. At home, she has one Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Louie and two cats, Simon and Zeke.
Kerry Kores DVM
Dr. Kores was born in Southern California but has spent the vast majority of her life in Dallas. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Southampton College-Long Island University in New York and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. Dr. Kores then completed a small animal surgical and medicine internship at Southern California Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Irvine, California. Dr. Kores loves the beach, her family, cooking, and the rewards of cooking (food!). She currently has two dogs, Duke and Puppy, three koi fish and three chickens!
All our technicians and groomers have years of experience and love caring for your pets daily!