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Dr. Kim Sears

Dr. Kim Sears was born and raised in central Kentucky. She had a passion for animals at a young age. She graduated from EKU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Then she attended Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

Dr. Sears purchased Village Animal Hospital in 1998. She enjoys running VAH and particularly loves having her own practice so she can implement her own high standards in vet care and service. 

She has a son, Andrew and shares her home with her dog, Herbie and bird, Alvin.

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Dr. Heather Darnall
Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Heather Darnall is a Kentucky native and is originally from Brandenburg, KY. She
attended the University of Kentucky for her undergraduate studies where she obtained a
Bachelor’s of Science degree in Animal Sciences. Dr. Darnall attended veterinary school at
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and has been practicing veterinary
medicine since June 2018.
Throughout her veterinary career, Dr. Darnall’s interests include shelter medicine,
dermatology, and preventative medicine. She has always valued the human-animal bond
and is very grateful to play an important role in that.
In her free time, Dr. Darnall enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with friends
and family, and enjoying the outdoors. She also likes to spend time with her cat, Gilbert,
and her dog, Lucy.

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