SOUTH PLAINS VETERINARY CLINIC
Our facility is located in Slaton, TX and was founded in 1964. Since then, our staff has been practicing veterinary medicine and are dedicated to providing the best veterinary care to the South Plains area.
COURTNEY J. PACE, DVM:
Dr. Pace began working at the clinic in July of 2013, and became the owner in January 2017. She was raised in the Ft. Worth area. After graduating from from Keller High School, Dr. Pace moved to College Station and became very involved with the Block and Bridal organization at Texas A&M University. During college, her summers were spent working as a technician in a few Equine Specialty Clinics. Vet school further honed her interest in Equine Medicine and Surgery. Later, Dr. Pace spent a year interning in San Antonio and then moved to Slaton to join the ranks with Dr. Farr. Dr. Pace and her husband James have two daughters, Mesa and Gentry, and 3 dogs; Sister, Moose, and Mae West. They also have two Quarter Horses, and a herd of commercial heifers. Dr. Pace loves her job because she gets to save animals, and interact with very special people. She has enjoyed getting to know the folks in West Texas and continues to develop lasting friendships.
SARAH CONNELL, Receptionist:
Sarah has been working at SPVC since September 2020. Sarah is the first friendly face you see when you walk in the door. She strives to make your visit as pleasant as possible. She spends her free time with her fur babies Stanley and Toby, and Hudson the dog. Sarah also enjoys crafting and watching football in her free time.
RILEY TROTTER, Head Small Animal Veterinary Technician:
Riley has been working at SPVC since 2014. She is very particular about keeping things in stock and can always be found organizing the pharmacy. Riley is newly married and is the mother of two amazing children. She also has her dogs Harley and Patton, and two cats named Bane and Friday.
AUSTIN WENZEL, Head Large Animal Technician:
Austin is always giving us a good laugh! He started in February 2019 and is from Shallowater, Texas. Austin and his wife, Linzi, have a daughter named Masyn and three dogs, Post, Rocky, and Scooter.
KRISTI MORRIS, Small Animal Surgery Veterinary Technician:
Kristi has been working here the longest! She started working at SPVC in 1995. At work, Kristi's favorite things to do cleaning infected dog ears, chatting with long-time clients, and making friends with all the new people that come into the clinic. Kristi and her husband of 25 years, Chuck, have two sons that also love animals. Along with the family's show lambs, Kristi's family has a cat, named Annabella, and six dogs: Dazzle, Skunk, Lucy Lui, Sassy, Sunshine, and Radar.
KARISSA SLAYTON, Small and Large Animal Veterinary Technician:
Karissa previously worked with SPVC and loved us some much she came back in May 2021. She started off as a large animal tech and decided she wants to continue her education and become a Vet! Karissa likes to hang out with friends in her spare time and she is a leader in her church group. Her dog Winston is her only baby whom means the world to her!
CHLOE SANSALONE, Small Animal Veterinary Technician:
Chloe started working with us in September of 2021! She is currently an Animal Science Pre-Vet major at Texas Tech University. Chloe enjoys riding her horse, fishing and hunting with her dad, and hanging out with her friends in her free time. Chloe has two German Shorthair Pointers named Lilly Mae and Ruby Lucille who are her absolute babies!
ARNOLDO PEREZ, Barn Maintenance:
Arnaldo is from Slaton and started at the clinic in 2017. He enjoys working hard to making our clinic a standard above the rest. In his free time Arnoldo likes to watch football and old school wrestling, play pool, and spending time with his mom.