Doctors

  • Dr.
    Judy Bumbarger
    DVM

    Dr. Judy Bumbarger graduated from Georgia University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985, after attending undergraduate at UGA. She worked as an associate veterinarian in a large/small animal practice in Davie County until 1988. She returned to her native Catawba County to work at Catawba Animal Clinic, which was operated as a satellite hospital by another Hickory veterinarian. She purchased this business in 1989. In 1995 she merged this business with Conover Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Bumbarger's veterinary interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and pediatrics. When not working at CVH, she enjoys gardening, reading, and entertaining with family and friends. She lives in Alexander County with her husband Jack, teenage son, and an ever changing 'herd' of dogs, cats, horses, ducks, geese and chickens!

  • Dr.
    Tina Whitted
    DVM

    Dr. Tina Whitted graduated from Auburn University Veterinary College in 1985, after attending undergraduate school at Auburn. She worked at Catawba Animal Clinic in Newton, and then later worked as an associate veterinarian in Statesville, as well as a one year stint at the Spay/Neuter Clinic in Charlotte. She returned to Catawba County to work at Conover Veterinary Hospital in 1996. Dr. Whitted's veterinary interests include surgery, feline medicine, and a special interest in exotic animal and avian medicine.

  • Sharon Monday
    DVM

    Dr. Sharon Monday graduated from NC State in 1994 and has been practicing veterinary medicine for 25 years. Dr. Monday has been married to her husband, Gene, for 19 years and they have 3 beautiful daughters (Sarah, Macon and Rachel). Dr. Monday has 2 horses, 1 donkey, 1 dog and 4 cats and enjoys hiking quilting, weaving and reading in her spare time.

  • Robert Evans
    DVM

    Dr. Evans was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and moved to Atlanta, Georgia when he was 12 years old. He received both his B.S. and D.V.M. Degrees from the University of Georgia. His professional interests included orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries.  He began practicing at Acredale in 1987 and retired in 2019.  He has helped countless people and animals over the years, and we will forever be grateful.  Dr. Evans and his wife, Betsy now live in North Carolina with Olive, a Wheaton Terrier.  His son, Harry is a commercial airline pilot. Dr. Evans' personal interests include traveling, skiing, golfing, and baseball (Go Braves!). Dr. Evens started with Conover Veterinary in May 2020. 

  • Catherine Talley
    DVM

    Dr Catherine Talley was born in Asheville, NC and lived in Florida, Missouri and California before returning to North Carolina in 2010. She graduated from The University of Missouri in 1998 and has been practicing as a small animal veterinarian ever since. She enjoys treating dogs and cats but has a particular fondness for cats and has been a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. In her personal time Dr Talley spends time with her wife and two children. The many parks and trails of North Carolina keep them busy on the weekends during good weather. She also enjoys gardening and knitting preferring to have several knitting projects going at one time to prevent boredom. Her cats, mouse, snake and Betta fish thinks she’s a good mom, but prefer she not bring her work home. Dr. Talley started with Conover Veterinary in June 2020.

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Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - Noon

Sunday:

Closed