Southcentral Veterinary Services is a family-oriented, mixed animal hospital. While dogs and cats make up the majority of our patients here in Bowling Green, we're also happy to see equine and other large animals, pocket pets, and birds for essential services. Because we are dedicated to the wellbeing of your animals and being of service to you when you need us, you can call us at any time. We do our best to help in any way we can.
Dr. Eddy Grimes is a Warren county native who grew up in the Richardsville community. He is a Warren East High School and Western Kentucky University alumnus. Dr. Grimes received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University. Upon graduation, he worked in a mixed animal practice in Horse Cave, KY and Morgantown, KY. He opened Southcentral Veterinary Services in January 2011.
He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Nicole, for 20 years. Together they have 3 children, Garrett, Lainey and Emi. When he is away from the office, Dr. Grimes enjoys traveling, kayaking and Auburn football.
Dr. Ellie Hollis is a soon to be graduate of the Class of 2021 from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (War Eagle!). She is a Bowling Green native and is happy to come home to begin her veterinarian career. Dr. Hollis has two fur babies of her own, Stitch and Ida. She also has cows/heifers on her family farm with her husband, Tyler.
Tiffany has been part of the SVS team for seven years. Although she wears multiple hats and is an asset to all, her main tasks are managing our staff, the clinic’s daily operations and accounting. Tiffany is a Western Kentucky alumna holding an associate degree in medical billing and coding and health information systems.
Outside of the office, she enjoys all things outdoors. You may find her alongside her husband, Stephen, raising their Angus calves or floating down the creek in her kayak. Being with friends, family and her fur babies is her perfect downtime kinda day.
Sam has been a Certified Veterinary Technician for 12+ years. Her certification is held with the International Business College, Vet Technology Institute A.S.S. With her expertise, she brings a lot of knowledge, compassion and dedication to her field. If you're a client at SVS, Sam will often be updating you with patient lab results and surgery outcomes. She assist Dr. Grimes in all areas including triage, exams, surgeries, vaccines and farm calls.
Sam is also an Army Medic Veteran, serving our country for over three years. When away from the clinic, she enjoys spending time on her farm where she cares for 8 horses, 5 goats, and several dogs, cats and chickens. Sam’s true love is horses. She is currently teaching riding lessons and serving as a 4-H horse club leader.
Leah joined our team in December 2019 and is a veterinary assistant. She assists the doctors with triage, exams and surgeries. Leah is a graduate of Murray State University, holding a bachelor's degree in animal science.
We knew Leah would be a great fit for our clinic because she has pets of her own, Murray and Skye. Away from the office, you may find her with Grant, her husband, working on their family farm.
Amanda is our very own in-house, full-time groomer. She brings 15+ years of experience and can handle the most timid pet with ease.
When Amanda isn’t grooming your fur babies she enjoys all things outdoor like fishing and mudding on SXS. She also enjoys spending time with family, friends and all of her fur babies.
Kelsee is currently a student at Owensboro Community and Technical College studying Veterinary Technology and will graduate in May 2021. Kelsee looks forward to applying her knowledge and skills as a licensed vet tech in the coming months. Away from school and the clinic, she enjoys kayaking with her husband, Michael, and their two dachshunds, Bandit and Ciri.
John is one of Dr. Grimes' veterinary assistants. You will often find John in the exam room helping with patient triage. He is currently a sophomore at Western Kentucky University majoring in biology. John's career goal is becoming a veterinarian.
John has a Goldendoodle named Ovi and loves meeting new pets and their owners while at the clinic. Outside of SVS, he enjoys watching movies, playing disc golf, kayaking, and fishing.
Andi is currently a junior at Warren East High School and is on the varsity girls soccer team. Andi assists our groomer and you may have spoken to her on the phone when making an appointment. Away from the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her sister, Samatha on their family farm.
Miranda is our part-time veterinary assistant and is attending Penn Foster College to obtain her degree as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She is a Warren East High School alumni and has dreamed of working with animals since childhood. She enjoys spending time with her rottweiler, Lucifer. Away from the office she enjoys days on the lake.
Ciara is our part-time grooming assistant.
Emma is currently a senior at Warren East High School and will graduate in May 2021. In the fall, she will continue her education at Western Kentucky University and focus her studies on Animal Science. Emma assists our team with various tasks such as triage, kennel management and receptionist. Away from the clinic, Emma enjoys playing golf and spending time with her pets, Link & Ruby.
Garrett is our part-time veterinary assistant and attends South Warren High School. He has assisted his dad, Dr. Grimes, since opening day of SVS when he was only in Kindergarten. Garrett plans to attend AUCVM in the future and become a veterinarian. Away from the office he enjoys fishing and spending time with friends.
Forrest Dye and Duncan Grimes have become the official SVS mascots. These Golden Retrievers were born in May 2020. They love being at the clinic and welcoming everyone they meet.
Bowling Green is our home, and we care about the people and animals who share it with us. Along with providing veterinary care to our patients, we’re also very much involved in supporting area schools while contributing to and participating in local events.
- The Annual Pets with Santa event
- Pup Paw-ty!
- Take Your Dog to Work Day
We also love visiting area elementary schools and teaching children about veterinary medicine. It’s exciting to spark interest in the veterinary field and contribute to future generations of veterinarians.