Our policy is to treat our clients as we would like to be treated, and to treat their pets as if they were our own. Our clients and their pets are the heart of our practice. At all times, our clients and their pets will be treated with respect, dignity, and compassion. Being of service to our clients and their pets is our purpose and our mission. We pledge that we will give all that we have, with all of our hearts, every day.
We’re a proud AAHA Member!
What does it mean to be an Accredited Member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)? AAHA establishes exacting standards for veterinary practices and fosters professionalism and excellence in all phases of hospital operations. We voluntarily meet these high standards so we can provide you with superior service each and every time you visit.
Meet Our Doctors
Marie V. Taylor, VMD
Veterinarian / Owner
After graduation, she moved with her husband Buddy to Bahama, North Carolina, where they still reside with their three children, two dogs, and two cats. After working at Oxford Veterinary Hospital for over four years, she purchased the practice in November of 2009. She looks forward to continuing to serve the clients and pets of Oxford and the surrounding communities.
Education: PennState University; University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Years in Practice: 30
Trudi J. Bowden, DVM
She and her husband have a small farm that they share with three daughters, two dogs, and four cats. She joined the team at OVH in April of 2010. Her special areas of interest include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and shelter medicine.
Education: Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Western Carolina University, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine
Years in Practice: 19
Meet Our Staff
Louise’s love of animals can be seen in her furry family: a German Shepherd (Shenzi), a Boxer (Lola), 2 Beagles (Banjo and Bilbo), and 3 cats (Taz, Taylor, and Turmeric). Her hobbies include reading, cross-stitching, camping and fishing – but who has time for hobbies when raising a young son?
Crystal shares her home with a husband, 2 children and 2 dachshunds; Dusty Dude and Jeter. She enjoys being outdoors, fishing, hunting, and loves pottery and painting.
Erin has a Doberman (Ace), a Beagle (Khloe), a cat (Simba) and horses (Camden and Daisy). She enjoys horseback riding and teaching children about the wonders of horses.
Her favorite part of working at a veterinary hospital? Providing comfort to pets and their owners during their visits. Danielle has brought us some great new ideas on how to improve the flow of the hospital and reduce client wait times.
Danielle’s pets include a German Shepherd (Storm), a retired K9 Malinois (Boo), and the boss – a cat named Boris. She enjoys horseback riding, hiking, cooking, and spending time with her husband, son, and daughter.
Melissa’s pets: 4 cats (DB, Murgatron, Murgatroid, Toulouse), a mixed breed dog (Novacaine), and 2 rats (Sirius and Peter Pettigrew). Her hobbies include reading, movies, and theater.
Jenna lives with her husband and daughter as well as their Pit Bull Pickle.