Our Staff



Veterinarians

  • Dr. 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.  His youngest daughter is currently attending college.  He currently has 4 grandchildren.

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  • Dr. 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 10-year old daughter, Gracie, in elementary school.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends, 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—Xander; two Labradors—Raider and Teaspoon; three horses—Joe, Turtle, and Jack; and a few sheep.

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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, meeting each client with a smile and a warm "hello".

        Lisa is a lifelong Bourbon County resident.  She has a daughter, Brooke.  Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, scrapbooking, is an avid UK fan, and is very active in church.  She and Brooke have one dog, Benny, who is a favorite at the clinic!


  • 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.

  • Mary Stover


        Mary lives in Paris with her husband, Jess, and three sons, Kody, Dillon, and Rayden.  Mary is originally from Lexington, but loves the small town of Paris as her home.  
        Mary joined our staff in August 2011 as our part-time receptionist.  In 2013, Mary's duties expanded to include morning kennel attendant duties.  As the kennel attendant, she cares for each of our patients and boarders daily.  She is the primary person that makes sure our patient's and boarder's needs are met.  She feeds, waters, walks, and treats all of our 4-legged friends with kindness and compassion.  Mary also helps to keep our clinic looking and smelling it's best.  
        Mary enjoys reading in her spare time, as well as spending time with friends and family.  She has three dogs:  JoJo, Charley, & Abby; and two cats:  Milo and Eva Grace.

Technician & Nursing Staff

  • Karen Judy


        Karen joined our staff in March 2011 as our veterinary technician.  She graduated from Brown Mackie College in Louisville with an associate's degree in animal science/veterinary technology.  She is a native of Louisville, but now calls Bourbon County her home.  She brings with her numerous years of experience with small and large animal veterinary care.  Karen got her start in the veterinary field in Alabama, then continued in the veterinary industry when she returned to Louisville.
        Karen is the proud mother of two grown children, Holly and Chris; and recently became a grandmother!  Karen is a cat-lover and has many running around her house:  Dalilah, Derbie, Felix, Happy Gilmore, Maximus, Otis, RC, Samson, Spice, Sugar, and Sylvester.  She also has three dogs:  Angel, Nugget, and Little Red.

  • 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.

  • Renee Day


        Renee began working for CKVS in September 2014 as a veterinary assistant.  She brings several years of experience working as a receptionist and also as an assistant in veterinary clinics as well as a boarding facility.  She is very attentive to your pets' needs.
        Renee is from Lexington. 

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  • Katie Rainey



Kennel Staff

  • Mary Stover


    Mary lives in Paris with her husband, Jess, and three sons, Kody, Dillon, and Rayden.  Mary is originally from Lexington, but loves the small town of Paris as her home.  Mary joined our staff in August 2011 as our part-time receptionist.  In 2013, Mary's duties expanded to include morning kennel attendant duties.  As the kennel attendant, she cares for each of our patients and boarders daily.  She is the primary person that makes sure our patient's and boarder's needs are met.  She feeds, waters, walks, and treats all of our 4-legged friends with kindness and compassion.  Mary also helps to keep our clinic looking and smelling it's best.  She has three dogs:  JoJo, Charley, & Abby; and two cats:  Milo and Eva Grace.
  • Tabitha Cole





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