Shelby Veterinary Clinic

Shelby Veterinary Clinic has been providing quality healthcare for horses, cattle, dogs, cats and other livestock in Shelby and surrounding counties for over fifty years. We are a four doctor practice, and we pride ourselves with the ability to meet all of your animal healthcare needs under one roof. We also provide farm visits for large animal patients in Shelbyville, Simpsonville, Frankfort, Louisville, Eminence and surrounding areas.

Having four doctors also allows us to have a doctor on call 24 hours a day for your convenience in the event of an emergency.

So, whether you have large animals, pets or all of the above, we are certain that with four doctors and many years of veterinary experience, we have the expertise and knowledge to take care of your ainmals.

We are grateful to those who have entrusted us with their pets and livestock in the past and look forward to meeting you and your animals in the future.

Although Shelby Veterinary Clinic has been in business for over fifty years, we strive to practice high quality medicine that is up to date with today's standard of care. With in-house diagnostics and technology, we are able to perform most testing in a timely and efficient manner at an affordable price.
  • M,W,R,F : 8 AM -5 PM
  • Tues 8 AM-6:30PM
  • Sat 8 AM-1 PM
  • After Hours: 502-633-3231
  • (502) 633-3231
  • Rocky Oliver, DVM

    Dr. Oliver grew up on a beef cattle farm in Sand Rock, AL. In 2004, Dr. Oliver received his Bachelor of Animal & Dairy Science from Auburn University. After completing his externships in Turlock, CA & Sulphur Springs, TX and preceptorship in Fort Lupton, CO, he then received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 from Auburn University.  He resides in Shelbyville with his wife Amy and three children, Avery, Caroline and Owen. He also has two four legged children, Abby and Lucky. 

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2008
    Education:
    Auburn University
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  • Melissa Mitchell, DVM

    Dr. Mitchell grew up on dairy farm in Grant County, KY.  In 2000, she graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, and in 2004, she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University. She started working at Shelby Veterinary Clinic upon graduation.  She enjoys both large and small animal medicine.  Dr. Mitchell resides in Lawrenceburg with her husband, Brandon, and children, Caleb and Grant.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2004
    Education:
    Auburn University
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  • Josh Ballard, DVM

    Dr. Josh Ballard is originally from Winchester, KY. He attended Murray State University where he received a bachelor's degree in Animal Science. Dr. Ballard received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation Dr. Ballard completed an internship at the Equine Clinic at Oakencroft followed by three additional years of Equine practice in Kentucky.  Dr. Ballard practiced emergency medicine at Metropolitan Veterinary Emergency Service in Louisville, KY prior to joining Shelby Veterinary Clinic in 2013. He lives in Shelbyville with his wife Melissa, son Eli, and daughter Ruby. They currently enjoy spending their time raising beef cattle, riding horses, fishing, and spending time with family and church.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2005
    Education:
    Auburn University
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  • Jessie Kinman, DVM

    Dr. Kinman grew up on a tobacco and beef cattle farm in Crittenden, KY. She graduated from Morehead State University in 2013 receiving a Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Science.  In 2017 she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University.  She enjoys horseback riding, kayaking and painting in her free time.  Dr. Kinman is currently living in Shelbyville with her three fur-babies.                


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Education:
    Auburn University
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  • Jenny Mudd, Professional Dog Groomer

    We are excited to announce the addition of a full time professional groomer!  Jenny Mudd is a professionally trained dog groomer and professional horse trainer. She has groomed dogs full time for the past 2+ years. She can give your dog breed standard cuts or pet trims and anything in between.  Jenny will work with you to determine the ideal style and length of cut for you and your dog to ensure both are happy, healthy, and beautiful. She loves to have fun with the grooms! Mohawks, big poodle topknots, etc. 
    Education:
    Academy Training
  • Amanda Skelton

    Amanda is a 2014 graduate from Morehead State University.  She joined our staff in March 2014 as a veterinary technician.  Amanda grew up on a farm in Shelby County.  She enjoys being outdoors, riding horses and caring for her dog, Laci.
    Education:
    Morehead State University
  • Kristi Skelton

    Kristi is 2014 graduate of Morehead State University with a bachelors in veterinary technology.  She received her veterinary technician license in 2013.  Kristi grew up on a farm in Shelby County.  She enjoys being outdoors, helping on her family farm, and caring for her pets, Boo, Bug, Olive and Blue.
    Education:
    Morehead State University
  • Kathy Wallace

    Kathy Wallace joined our practice in  2011 as a veterinary technician. She was raised on a dairy farm in Finchville and continues to pursue her love of cattle raising beef cattle.  Kathy resides in Finchville with her husband, Danny and two daughters, Shelby and Bristol. She and her sister Wanda enjoy catering.
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  • Hallie Tyler

    Hallie grew up on a horse farm in Shelby County. She enjoys showing her American Saddlebred, Wyatt, and trail riding her Quarter Horse, Misty. She also loves spending time with her family and her dogs.
    She attended Morehead State University from 2012-2014, and she is now finishing up her Veterinary Technology degree at Penn Foster College
    Education:
    Morehead State, Penn Foster
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  • Shayla Bolin

    Shayla Bolin lives in Shelbyville, KY and joined our practice in 2011 as a veterinary technician and receptionist.  She is currently attending the University of Louisville where she is working on her Bachelor’s degree in communications.  She enjoys spending time with her three dogs—Chance, Max, and Sampson and attending services at Southeast Christian Church.
    Education:
    University of Louisville
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