Pet Hospital in East Lexington, KY



1945 Pavillion Way
Lexington, KY  40509

(859) 263-9776

Hospital Number: 0656

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  • Description
    This Lexington, KY pet hospital, located just to the east of downtown Lexington, offers the veterinary care your pet deserves.

    Our local veterinarians know that pets are more than just dogs or cats, they are members of your family. We work to provide the quality of health care that you would expect for any other member of your family. Our veterinarians also possess a wealth of pet health care information they can share with you to help your pet lead a healthy and long life.

    When you visit, remember to ask about our Optimum Wellness Plans® to help make your pet health care needs easy and affordable.
    Have you visited this location? Then please submit your review to Banfield Pet Hospital.
  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • CareCredit
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Melissa Sawyers

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. Melissa Kail Sawyers grew up in Frankfort, KY. and received her Bachelor of Science degree at Eastern Kentucky University in 2009. She then received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2013 from Auburn University. After graduation, Dr. Sawyers moved back to her home town and joined the Banfield team. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but especially enjoys preventive care and internal medicine. She believes in compassionate, high quality care for your pet. Dr. Sawyers is married to Brandon and has 2 children, Katelyn and Jacob. They share their home with 4 basset hounds, 2 shih tzus, and 2 cats. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family. Dr. Sawyers loves being outdoors, especially out on the lake, and has a fondness for horror films. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Rebecca Elder


    Dr. Rebecca Elder grew up in Lexington and completed her undergraduate degree in English literature at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and has been practicing at Banfield since 2011. In her spare time, she is studying Finnish and hopes to visit Finland one day. Dr. Elder has a variety of critters including Australian cattle dogs and sheep. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Emily Galliers


    Dr. Galliers was born in the Chicago suburbs and moved with her family several times before settling in Richmond, KY. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a B.S. degree in biology and minors in chemistry and agriculture in 2007 and from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. After graduation, she practiced for 5 years in Richmond before joining Banfield in April 2016. She believes in proactive preventive care and has a passion for soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. She also enjoys treating and performing surgery on small mammal exotic pets (rats, ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, etc). Dr. Galliers lives in Richmond, with her husband, Jason, their 4 dogs, 5 cats, 8 Dumbo rats and a fish. She spends her free time hiking and back country camping with her husband and dogs, and enjoys fostering and working with rescue dogs, cats and the occasional ferret. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Kathrine Prior


    Dr. Kathrine Prior grew up in Berea, KY and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Western Kentucky University in 2015. She then received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine degree in 2019 from Auburn University. After graduation, Dr. Prior moved back home to central KY, not only to be closer to family but also to start her veterinary career at Banfield. She most enjoys internal medicine but is loving all aspects of veterinary medicine. Dr. Prior has 1 cat (Lucifer) who isn't too keen on the newest addition to the family, a dog named Jango Fett. She loves Star Wars and is always down for a movie night in with her critters. More Details >>

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