Our Staff


  • Hardy Dungan , DVM

    Dr. Dungan is a 1983 graduate of Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine where he earned the Dean’s Award and graduated first in his class.  He has owned and operated his veterinary practice in Bourbon County since graduation.  He is certified by the American Embryo Transfer Association has a Master’s Degree in Human Forensic Science.  He regularly consults with the Kentucky State Medical Examiner’s Office and the Kentucky State Police as an animal cruelty investigator.  Dr. Dungan is the current Chairman of the Board for the Bourbon County Health Department.

    Dr. Dungan’s interests are orthopedic surgery and equine reproduction.  Dr. Dungan is an avid scuba diver and underwater photographer. He has achieved the rank of Divemaster within the professional PADI scuba organization.

                  He has 4 children-2 boys and 2 girls. His oldest son is a concert pianist, graduating with a Master’s degree from the University of KY. His youngest son is a graduate of Samford School of Pharmacy in Birmingham, AL. His oldest daughter is a graduate of Eastern KY University and the Executive Director of Happy Tails Organization. His youngest daughter is a senior in high school.


  • Kendra B Ewalt , DVM

                  Dr. Ewalt received her degree in veterinary medicine from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.  Before moving to Paris in 2001, she owned and operated her own mobile veterinary practice in Versailles, KY  In 2001, she joined practice with Dr. Hardy Dungan.  Their veterinary practice was a mobile large animal practice until opening a full-service clinic in July of 2005.

                Dr. Ewalt’s interests are general medicine, surgery, diagnostics and client education.  She has extensive experience treating alpacas and llamas throughout Kentucky.  She frequently performs duties as an alpaca show veterinarian, gives educational seminars for the community and schools, and provides mentoring to aspiring veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

    Dr. Ewalt is married to John Ewalt.  They have 2 children & a son-in-law—Kate & Cullen Bailey and a 6-year old daughter, Gracie, in kindergarten.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, riding horses & working cattle from horseback, researching her family history/genealogy, gardening, antiquing, and the outdoors.  She is an avid hunter and enjoys working and training her dogs.  She has one cat—Rooster; three Labradors—Raider, Teaspoon, and Tommie; a horse—Joe; and a few sheep.


Reception Staff

  • Lisa Harris

        Lisa joined our staff in February 2008.  She is our primary receptionist and helps to keep things running smoothly in the clinic.  She is a great asset to our staff.

        Lisa is a lifelong Bourbon County resident.  She has a daughter, Brooke.  Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, scrapbooking, and is very active in church.

  • Lorrain Smoot

        Lorrain is a long-time Millersburg resident.  She loves animals and is an exceptionally caring person to our patients and their owners.  She always wears a happy face. 
        Lorrain is married to John Smoot.  They have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren.  They have 2 dogs, Sweetheart & Beauty.  Lorrain enjoys spending time with family and friends, helping those that need assistance, UK athletics, and is very active in the community.

Technician & Nursing Staff

  • Darrell Leggett

        Darrell has been with Central Kentucky Veterinary Services since prior to the clinic opening in 2005.  He was instrumental in getting the new clinic remodeled and open for business.  Since that time he has been a valuable asset to the business as both a veterinary assistant and "fixer of all things." 
        Our clients appreciate Darrell's mild manner and devotion to all animals.  Darrell has been married to his wife Vickie for more than 30 years.  They have a son, daughter-in-law, and a new grandson, Dalton.  They have a boxer named Duke.

Kennel Staff

  • Danielle Williams

  • Claire Powell-Salinas

Pet Portals

Monday8:00am -  5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am -  5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am -  5:00pm
Thursday8:00am -  5:00pm
Friday8:00am -  5:00pm
Saturday8:00am - 12:00pm

We are closed daily for lunch from Noon until 1:00pm.

For after hours small animal emergency care, please contact
the AA Emergency Hospital in Lexington @ 859-276-2505.