Meet Our Vets
Dr. Jay Warford, DVM
Dr. Jay Warford is from Little Rock, Arkansas and graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, Class of 1990. He began his career in Folsom, LA with a special interest in equine reproduction and worked at an equine breeding and veterinary facility for 5 years. He then moved to the West Monroe area and started his Mobile Equine Business. After 6 years of being mobile, he added the hospital facility at the current location on Cypress Street (Hwy 80). He continues to enjoy treating horses as well as the dogs, cats and goats. At home, Dr. Warford and his wife Elizabeth have 4 dogs, a Westie named Abby, a Dachshund mix named Maddie, a Border Collie named Charlie and a Jack Russell Terrier named Shiloh. In his free time, Dr. Warford enjoys fishing with his son Daniel, staying active in his church and spending quality time with his family in the outdoors.
Dr. Amber Hartwell, DVM
Dr. Hartwell was born and raised in Eros, LA. She attended Chatham-Jasper Henderson High School, graduating salutatorian in 2001. Attending Northwestern State University for undergrad, she graduated in 2006 and 2007 with a bachelor's degree in Biology and an Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology, receiving the honor of Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Hartwell then went on to receive her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2011 from Louisiana State University. Dr. Hartwell is especially interested in Feline Medicine.
At home, she is married to Randy and they share 5 children. Her family members of the furry kind include a dachshund named Wilber and a pride of lions (AKA cats) named Cory, Buttercup, Gus-Gus, Skittles, Rosie, Daisy, Oliver, Moo, Mickey and Minnie!