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Dr. Epperson and Dr. Hartley are a husband and wife team dedicated to providing high quality medicine for companion animals. Our philosophy is to treat each individual pet like our own and offer the best care and medical treatment possible. We embrace strong doctor- patient-client relationships to ensure open communication and understanding of your pets individual needs.
Dr. Hartley and Dr. Epperson got married in June 2007 and bought Companion Animal Hospital & Boarding Center in October 2008. They have invested in many improvements in the hospital to make it a more functional and welcoming hospital for clients and patients. They strive to provide the best medical care possible and will continue to improve their education and practice principles in order to provide excellent care. Dr. Hartley and Dr. Epperson are proud parents of two beautiful girls Addison & Grace.
Michael Epperson, DVM
Dr. Epperson is a 2003 graduate of Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Animal and Dairy Science at
Heather Hartley, DVM
Dr. Hartley is a 2006 graduate from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Math and Sciences at
Drs. Epperson and Hartley have 3 dogs, Newton, Aubie and Nala, that are frequently in the hospital to assist in any way they see fit... especially to ensure that it doesn't get too quiet.
Katie Maples, DVM
Dr. Maples was born and raised in Sugar Land, TX. She pursued her dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending Texas A&M University where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. After graduation, she furthered her education with a Rural Animal Health Internship at the University of Illinois. She practiced in Texas for a year before joining Companion Animal Hospital. Outside of work, Katie enjoys the great outdoors with her goldendoodle, Parker.
Jessie Gamauf, DVM
Dr. Gamauf is a 2004 graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.