Meet Our Doctors
The veterinarians of Rutherford Veterinary Hospital have over 80 years of combined veterinary experience. When we say that we adhere to the highest standards of veterinary care, our experience is there to back us up. To schedule an appointment with us, call (214) 826-4166 or make an appointment online.
Teri Rowan, DVM
Dr. Teri Rowan joined Rutherford in July 2008 after graduating from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences in 2007. Before attending A&M, Dr. Rowan spent a number of years working in the advertising and film production industry. Dr. Rowan purchased Rutherford Veterinary Hospital from Dr. Vaughn in August 2013.
Dr. Rowan’s medical interests include dentistry, pain management, geriatric care and internal medicine. She also has a strong interest in complimentary therapies such as herbal medicine, acupuncture and food therapy. She has attended and completed the International Veterinary Acupuncture Association certification program.
Dr. Rowan currently shares her home with two Rutherford rescues; Megan and Peaches. She is pictured here with Sahara the special dog who inspired her to change her life and become a veterinarian.
Dr. Rowan enjoys coffee with friends, watching movies and traveling.
Ronald Vaughn, DVM
Dr. Ronald Vaughn started working at Rutherford Veterinary Hospital in 1969 after graduating from Texas A&M University in 1967 and serving 2 years in the Army. Dr. Vaughn owned Rutherford Veterinary Hospital for 28 years before selling the practice to Dr. Rowan in August 2013.
Dr. Vaughn loves to practice medicine even more today than in the past especially with the great advancements seen in veterinary medicine over the years. The primary reason for his continued growth in this profession is his love of Continuing Education. Dr. Vaughn believes all the advancements in veterinary medicine have enabled our hospital to lengthen the lives of and increase the quality of life of our patients.
Some of Dr. Vaughn’s hobbies include travel, fitness exercise and photography. His photographs can be seen throughout the hospital. Dr. Vaughn is pictured here with Gracie, one of our past clinic pets.
Kerry Young, DVM
Dr. Kerry Young started working at Rutherford Veterinary Hospital in 2005. She graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in May 2002. Dr. Young received her Master of Science degree in Veterinary Parasitology from the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in August 1998. Dr. Young also received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.
Dr. Young’s medical interests include dermatology, parasitology, feline diseases and medical conditions.
Dr. Young is an avid reader, enjoys gardening, cheering for her favorite professional sporting teams and spending down time with her well-loved pets.
Kim Oakland, DVM
Dr. Oakland began working at Rutherford Veterinary Hospital in early 2021. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She continued her education at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2019.
Dr. Oakland’s medical interest include surgery, rehabilitation and pain management, as well as nutrition.
Dr. Oakland loves to travel, read and cook. She is also an avid fitness and nutrition advocate, and can be found hiking, running and enjoying winter sports (harder to do now that she’s in Texas) on her days off. She can also be found just enjoying the sunny Texas weather with her sweet Labrador Bode.