Dr. Jeff Young, DVM was born in Trinidad, Colorado and grew up in Raton, NM. He competed in rodeo and has been around rodeo & horses his entire life.
He attended New Mexico State University where he did college rodeo and completed his undergraduate degree majoring in Animal Science. He then went on to Colorado State University for his Veterinary Medicine Degree, specializing in Equine surgery. He graduated from CSU in 1983. After graduation, he was a mobile Veterinarian and worked the race track at La Mesa Park in Raton, NM.
Jeff married Sandra in 1986 in Canadian, TX. Jeff and Sandra, who have been married for 37 years, moved to Amarillo. Dr. Young & his partner, Dr. Greg Veneklasen, started Timber Creek Veterinary Hospital in Canyon, TX in 1988 and were a successful partnership until November 1996.
Dr. Young and Sandra built and opened their doors Young Veterinary Services in April of 1997. They have been in business for 24 years, practicing equine, canine and feline veterinary medicine. Jeff's motto is “treat your customers as if you're on the other side of the counter”.
Jeff and Sandra have two sons, Cole and Clay. Cole, Ashley, Jaxon, Crue and their dogs, Boston and Winston live in Seattle, WA. Clay, Bayli, Ivy and their dog Lucy live in Amarillo.
Dr. Taylor Hudspeth, DVM was born and raised here in Amarillo, Texas where she grew up participating in 4H and FFA livestock and horse showing.
She attended West Texas A&M University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science while participating in collegiate horse judging and working as a veterinary assistant for Dr. Young.
Dr. Hudspeth attended Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences from which she graduated Cum Laude with the class of 2021. Dr. Hudspeth’s professional interests include equine theriogenology, equine sports medicine and lameness, canine endocrine disease and small animal emergency.
Dr. Hudspeth and her husband, Tyler, enjoy spending time with their family and watching their daughters Halsey and Hattie grow and ride their ponies. They spend most of their free time in the arena roping, camping in the mountains and watching Aggie football and baseball.
Dr. Hudspeth hopes to serve the Texas Panhandle by practicing quality veterinary medicine and providing exceptional communication and education for her clients.