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Dr. Lara Taylor graduated in 2001 from Oregon State University, with a duel D.V.M. degree from Washington State University.  In 2005 she took over the practice from her father, Dr. Denzel Taylor.  Dr. Lara loves working with all animals, but especially likes birds and exotic pets.  She currently shares her home with two cats, four fish, two birds, and a snake.  In her spare time Dr. Lara enjoys watching old, classic, and new movies, reading, traveling and watching theatrical plays.  
Dr. Denzel Taylor graduated in 1971 from Colorado State University with a D.V.M. degree.  He at first worked as a mixed animal vet, but is now exclusively a small animal vet.  Deciding it was time to slow down a little, he sold part of his practice to his partner at Layton Veterinary Hospital and his Clearfield Veterinary Clinic portion to his daughter.  Dr. Taylor is full of fun stories and songs, just ask him, he loves to talk to people. At home he has a dog ,wjho he says belongs to his wife.  In his spare time Dr. Taylor really loves going camping and spending time with his grandchildren.  His favorite area to visit is the Utah desert, where he grew up.  

Heidi Dumas was hired August of 1998.   She is the Office Manager.  Her hobbies include crocheting blankets, clothing, and spending time with her many beautiful grandchildren. Heidi’s favorite thing about working at Clearfield Veterinary Clinic is educating owners on how to take care of their sugar gliders and how to care for bottle fed kittens and puppies.

Krystal Bise was hired March of 2007. She is the Assistant Manager.  She and her husband own one rescued cat,  two dogs and a horse. Her hobbies include bow hunting, riding motorcycles, snow mobiles, 4-wheelers and pretty much anything outdoors. Krystal’s favorite thing about working at Clearfield Veterinary Clinic is assisting with the critical care patients, and educating clients about diseases, preventative care, and training.

Lori Banks was hired January 2014.  She graduated from Broadview University in 2013 with a Veterinary Technician degree.  Lori and her husband have 4 children, 1 dog, 5 cats and 1 rabbit.  She enjoys reading, photography, and hanging out with her family.  Her favorite part about working at Clearfield Veterinary Clinic is helping with the exotic animal, especially the snakes.  She also enjoys playing with the puppies and kittens. Lori is usually at the reception desk and has reddish shoulder length hair.

Brittany Gardner was hired December 2014.  She graduated from Broadview University in 2013 with a Veterinary Technician degree.  She has a 3 year old daughter named Sammi and two dogs.  Sadie a Pomeranian mix, and Maverick a Heeler mix.  She loves to spend time with her family and enjoys being outdoors.  Her favorite part about working at Clearfield Veterinary Clinic is making a difference in animals' lives.  She also loves seeing all the different types of surgeries and monitoring during the surgeries.  Brittany is tall with dark hair down to her shoulders.  Most of the time it is back in a pony tail.

Kristen Hart was hired October 2015.  She owns 1 cat and 2 dogs.  She has fostered many dogs and has volunteered for Big Dog Huge Paws Rescue since 2009.  Kristen's favorite part of working at Clearfield Vet Clinic is doing dentals and helping sick or injured animals.  She enjoys the outdoors and is involved in outdoor activities during every season.  Kristen is tall with long, blond hair.

Liza Mendez was hired October 2016.  She previously completed an internship with conjunction with Roy High School.  She is currently enrolled at Weber State University in the Pre-Vet program.  She has a crazy, goofball dog that loves to cuddle and play. In her spare time Liza likes to draw and paint.  Her favorite thing about working for Clearfield Veterinary Clinic is seeing all the cool exotics, including birds, hedgehogs and bunnies.  LIza's family is from Latin America.  She has long, dark hair.

Shanny Martin was hired April 2017.  She has 2 daughters and is the Fairy Dog Mother to her 2 dogs, Luna and and Hope.  She also recently adopted an Indian Ringneck Parrot named Horatio Lord Nelson. She also shares her home with gerbils and hamsters.  Shanny is a positive, and an upbeat person who enjoys cooking, reading, watching old movies and doing anything with her daughters.  She also enjoys playing practical jokes and road trips.  Her favorite thing about working for Clearfield Veterinary Clinic is the constant challenges that push her to better herself and learn new things.  Shanny is tall with silver hair.  

Jasmen O'Hara was hired July 2017.  Another of our newest members.  She graduated from the University of Idaho in December 2016 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Animal Science.   She moved to Utah with her Border Collie Chip, after graduating.  She loves exploring Utah's beauty by hiking, skiing and camping.  Her favorite part about working for Clearfield Veterinary Clinic is helping with surgeries and meeting all of the pets.   

Kylee Harris was hired August 2017.  One of our newest members.  She Graduated from Bonneville High School in 2017.  She did some study to be a veterinary technician in Arizona.  Her biggest passion is in the medical field.  She has always loved working with animals.   Kylee has a dog who loves to go for car rides and to sing with her.  Kylee loves hiking, swimming, playing sports and general exploration.  Her favorite thing at Clearfield Veterinary Cinic is that every day is different, no two days are the same.   Is smaller with brown hair, cut to her neck.

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