Memphis Animal Clinic is a small animal hospital providing personalized veterinary services, boarding & grooming to meet pet owner's needs. Proudly located in the heart of Cooper-Young community and easily accessed via Midtown Memphis and East Memphis, Memphis Animal Clinic looks forward to meeting you!
As an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited hospital, pet owners gain peace of mind when they choose Memphis Animal Clinic, because they know our AAHA-accredited vet hospital has passed the highest standards of veterinary care.
We can't wait to meet you! Existing and new clients can schedule an appointment online.
Dr. Stephen Tower came to Memphis shortly after graduating from Texas A&M University in August of 1974. He started working at Memphis Animal Clinic in 1976 and became the hospital owner soon after.
Outside the vet hospital, Dr. Tower and his wife Maury are pet parents of three Shih Tzus: Pebbles, Blitzen, and Vixen. He loves playing tennis, croquet, and walking his pups around the Central Gardens neighborhood.
Dr. Pauline Clayton is originally from the Republic of South Africa and has been in the USA since 1999. Dr. Clayton resides in Midtown Memphis with her husband Lawrence, and their dog Aurora, who is a rescue dog from the Tunica Humane Society.
Dr. Clayton earned her degree in Veterinary Medicine from St. George's, an international university in Grenada. In her spare time outside the vet hospital, Dr. Clayton and Lawrence enjoy spending time with Aurora outdoors, especially at Aurora's favorite place Overton Bark.
Dr. Kathy Young works part-time at Memphis Animal Clinic. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University in 2014 and has a special interest in exotic small mammal species. In addition to caring for cats and dogs at Memphis Animal Clinic, Dr. Young welcomes your pocket pets and ferrets.
She lives in Olive Branch, MS with her husband and daughter and 3 ferrets, 3 cats, 1 horse and 1 dog.
Dana Moss has been working at Memphis Animal Clinic since October of 2014. She has a background in animal behavior and in her spare time outside the vet hospital, she trains pups at Dog Woods Training Center. She lives in Memphis with her Schipperke, Tazz, who competes in obedience trials. She also has a cat, Mandy who lives her life as a professional cuddler.
Leah has been working at Memphis Animal Clinic since August 2017. She has a background working with exotic animals and she was previously a zookeeper at the Memphis Zoo. When Leah is not at the animal hospital, she is at the dog park with her rescue dogs Lucy, Aggie, and Murphy.
Licensed Veterinary Assistant
Lindsey has been with Memphis Animal Clinic since the spring of 2015 and is a Licensed Veterinary Assistant. Outside the vet hospital, you can find her on her bike cycling around town. She has many rescue pets of her own on top of the foster kittens she regularly finds.
Groomer, Veterinary Assistant
Tiffany works as a veterinary assistant and as the Memphis Animal Clinic groomer. She enjoys treating your pet to spa grooming services and looks forward to helping your pets look and feel fresh & clean!
Being the son of Dr. Tower, Memphis Animal Clinic has been a big part of John's life since he was a toddler. John currently manages the client care experience at Memphis Animal Clinic and enjoys interacting with clients and their pets. When John is away from his work duties, he is working at Dogs Rule Day
Alina joined Memphis Animal Clinic in June 2017 and is one of the smiling faces that greets you and the friendly voices you hear on the phone. She has always had a passion for working with animals. Her passion led her to work here as a client care receptionist and veterinary assistant.
Lauren has been working at Memphis Animal Clinic since October 2017. She has always had a love for animals since she was little, and will soon be going to school to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Outside of the vet hospital, you can find her at a dog park with her Australian Shepherd, Kai.
Tori is our Kennel Manager and oversees that all the pets boarding at Memphis Animal Clinic are well cared for and loved! Tori has been with Memphis Animal Clinic since October 2016. Tori has two teenagers and six dogs (oh my). They take up most of her spare time these days. She has recently begun her Veterinary Technician training, so you will find her in many areas of the veterinary clinic these days. She has also received her certification in Wedding and Event Planning, but Tori just happens to love animals so much more.
Clinic Cat/Food Tester
Miss Kitty has been here at Memphis Animal Clinic since
Pebbles has been working as the Memphis Animal Clinic greeter since 2016. Once abandoned as a puppy with Parvo, Pebbles spends her hours comforting clients in our lobby area, begging for treats, and following her human, Dr. Tower around. Pebbles loves her duties here at Memphis Animal Clinic and enjoys being our "mascot. If you're not careful she'll chew at your shoes and untie them.