Veterinarians

Tim Polk

Tim Polk

DVM, PA

Dr. Polk is a graduate of Monterey High School, Texas Tech University and a 2001 graduate of Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been associated with Animal Medical Center since 1993. He is a member of the AVMA, TVMA and the President of the SPVMA. He and his wife have 2 girls. They also have a golden retriever named “Jax” and a cat named “Mittens.” Dr. Polk’s interests include participating in triathlons, running, wakeboarding and scuba diving.

Cindy Cloud

Cindy Cloud

MS, DVM

Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Tarleton State University and Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She also has a Master of Science degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University. She worked in San Antonio for five years before coming to Lubbock. She has been with Animal Medical Center since 2010 and is an active member of the AVMA, TVMA and the SPVMA. Dr. Cloud and her husband have 3 children as well as a 1 dog. She enjoys spending time with her family, church activities and traveling.

Jeff Ledford

Jeff Ledford

DVM

Dr. Ledford grew up in a military family traveling the United States. He graduated from Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, TX prior to attending Texas A&M University as a member of the Corps of Cadets. Dr. Ledford graduated from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Dr. Ledford is an avid sports fan and especially enjoys college football, the Cowboys, NBA basketball, and golf. He has two dogs, Hattie and Grace, and a Quarter Horse mare named Clara. His special interests in crude small animal internal medicine, feline gastrointestinal diseases, as well as soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

Caleb Heatwole

Caleb Heatwole

DVM

Dr. Heatwole is a graduate of Canadian High School, Lubbock Christian University and a graduate of Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He worked in San Antonio for five years before returning to Lubbock. He has been with Animal Medical Center since 2009 and is an active member of the AVMA, TVMA and the SPVMA. Dr. Heatwole and his wife have 2 sons and 1 daughter as well as white schnauzer named Dutch. He enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking and snowboarding.

Lane Preston

Lane Preston

DVM

Dr. Preston is a graduate of Coronado High School, Texas Tech University and a 1984 graduate of Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He has practiced in Lubbock since 1984 and has been with Animal Medical Center since 1988. He is a member of the AVMA, TVMA, and SPVMA. Dr. Preston and his wife have 1 daughter and 2 sons as well as 2 dogs and 4 cats, two of which are hairless cats! Dr. Preston enjoys hunting, fly fishing, and spending time with his triplets.

Justin Propp

Justin Propp

DVM

Dr. Propp was born in Germany but raised in Azle, Texas.  He attended West Texas A&M University and 2011 graduate of Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  He joined Animal Medical Center in June 2011. Dr. Propp is a member of AVMA, TVMA, and SPVMA. He and his wife have a son and a daughter. They also have a redbone coonhound named Starr. Dr. Propp enjoys spending time with family, sports and snow skiing.

Keri Ford

Keri Ford

DVM

Dr. Ford is a transplant from the southeast Texas town of Orange, but has lived in West Texas since she graduated from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She is a member of AVMA, TVMA, and SPVMA. She has four dogs: Suede, Secret, Chap, and Sage, and she also has two Quarter Horses. Her interests include cooking, CrossFit, and water sports.

RETIRED VETERINARIANS

Larry D. Farley

DVM (Retired)

Dr. Farley is a graduate of Monterey High School, Texas Tech University & a 1975 graduate of Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced in Odessa for 2 years before coming to Lubbock in 1977. He started practicing at AMC in 1982. Dr. Farley is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), and the South Plains Veterinary Medical Association (SPVMA). He was voted Best Veterinarian in Lubbock for the years 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999. Dr. Farley was also voted Exotic Veterinarian of the Year in 1999. His interests include cycling and spending time with his family. Dr. Farley retired from the practice in December 2012.