MEET THE TEAM
Our knowledgeable and courteous staff is pleased to offer you and your pets the most personalized pet care experience possible. We gladly welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and provide you and your pet the best in veterinary medicine and services!
Dr. J. Brock Hendrix, DVM
Dr. Hendrix, owner and lead veterinarian of Garners Ferry Animal Hospital, is a graduate of Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. He has special interest and skill in companion pet general surgery, soft tissue surgery and cranial cruciate ligament repair. He also enjoys practicing preventive medicine and following pets throughout their lifetime. Dr. Hendrix takes pride in his veterinary hospital and works hard to ensure that he treats each pet as if the pet were his own. Dr. Hendrix is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and South Carolina Association of Veterinarians. In his down time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their three children, college sports, golfing, boating, and working on his hobby farm and garden.
Dr. Kirk Partin, DVM
Dr. Kirk Partin, associate veterinarian, received his B.S. degree from N.C.S.U. in Animal Science and Poultry Science, with a minor in Zoology. He received his D.V.M. from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians. Dr. Partin has worked in a variety of practice settings; including large animal medicine, emergency medicine and companion animal medicine where he has been a private practitioner in the Columbia area for thirty-eight years. His professional interests include ongoing studies in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. He is dad to six children and grandfather to eleven grandchildren. When he is not working on pets, Dr. Partin enjoys serving as a Sunday School Teacher for adults and President of his Church Council, construction projects, yard work, reading, sailing and listening to music. Dr. Partin states that he is at his happiest and best when he is building something, fixing something or putting something back together again.
Dr. Kyle Tomlinson, DVM
Dr. Kyle Tomlinson, associate veterinarian, received his B.S. degree from the University of South Carolina. He earned his D.V.M. from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. He enjoys general surgery, soft tissue surgery, reproduction cases, and dermatology cases. Dr. Tomlinson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and South Carolina Association of Veterinarians. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, college football (GO COCKS!), fitness and nutrition.