SOUTH PLAINS VETERINARY CLINIC
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.
TERRA KNIGHT, Office Manager:
Terra came on board at the beginning of October. She has 8 years office manager experience and 10 years collective experience as a technician and receptionist and is available to help whenever needed. She has collectively lived in Lubbock for over 17 years and has two sons, who keeps her on her toes and entertained. She loves to travel and take family vacations. Her toxic trait is shopping. She has really enjoyed her position at SPVC by working behind the scenes supporting our amazing Doctors, receptionists, technicians and staff.
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.
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!
IVETH PORTILLO, Small Animal Veterinary Technician:
Iveth is from Wilson and our newest member to the SPVC team. Iveth enjoys learning new skills and helping where needed. She has one dog, that lives at home with her and her boyfriend, son and daughter; whom she tries to spend as much free time with as she can.
ARNOLDO PEREZ, Barn Maintenance:
Arnoldo 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.