DR. MARK WATSON
Dr. Mark Watson is a native of Ft. Payne, AL and graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After practicing veterinary medicine in Alabama for a short time, he moved to Middlesboro in 1983 to work with Dr. C. C. Mickey at Bell County Animal Clinic.
Dr. Watson purchased Bell County Animal Clinic from Dr. & Mrs. Mickey in 1990. He and his wife have raised their family here for over 40 years and say they feel very much at home in the mountains of southeast Kentucky.
DR. ANN COMBS-GAINES
Dr. Ann Combs-Gaines was born in Pineville and recently moved to Ewing, VA where she and her family now reside. Dr. Combs-Gaines graduated from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. She is an experienced clinician and has practiced in Harlan, KY, Beaufort, SC as well as here in Middlesboro. Dr. Combs-Gaines has a special interest in internal medicine, and is known for her sincere dedication to her patients and their well-being.
DR. QIANA CARPENTER
Dr. Qiana Carpenter is originally from Baxter, KY and attended the University of the Cumberlands prior to moving to Alabama to attend veterinary school. She graduated from the Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 and practiced in the Atlanta area before moving back to this area to be closer to home. She has a special interest in exotic animal medicine.
Dr. Carpenter now resides in Middlesboro with her husband Shannon, and they share their home with four children.
DR. CHARITY HOWARD
Dr. Charity Howard joined the Bell County Animal Clinic in 2021. She is an Englewood, Florida native and she is also a 2010 graduate of Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine. While visiting friends in Harrogate, Tennessee, she fell in love with the area. She sold her practice in Brooksville, Florida and moved to Rose Hill, Virginia. She met her husband Brandon and they now reside in Speedwell, Tennessee with Misha, a Brussels Griffon; Ben, a highly active golden retriever puppy and Darth Kittious, a Munchkin.