Animal Clinic of Oxford

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2008 Harris Drive
Oxford, MS 38655

Driving Directions

(662) 234-8022


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • For after hours emergency care
  • please call (662) 234-8022 to hear the contact information for the veterinarian on call.

Spring is here! That means flea and tick season is here. We have a wide variety of preventatives in stock. Please call or come by and we will help you select the right products for your pet's needs!

Animal Clinic of Oxford Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Bathing
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Reproductive Services
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Animal Clinic of Oxford Staff Profiles

Dr. Ryan Black

Dr. Ryan Black earned his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in 2008 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University in 2013. He has been practicing small animal medicine in the Tupelo area, and joined the Animal Clinic of Oxford team in mid-June, 2017. Dr. Black's professional interests include orthopedic surgery and oncology.

Outside of caring for animals, Dr. Black enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and aquariums. He and his wife Mary, a psychologist, share their home with four pets: dogs Troy, Sally Belle, and Jax; and cat Magnolia. They are currently members of St. James Catholic Church in Tupelo.
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Dr. Stephen R. Redding

A native of Lafayette County, Dr. Redding attended Mississippi State University and graduated from its veterinary school in 1991. After a year in Omaha, Nebraska at a large animal practice, Dr. Redding and his wife moved back to the Oxford area. Dr. Redding has been practicing at the Animal Clinic of Oxford since 1992.

An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Redding enjoys hunting, horseback riding, and cattle farming. Each summer, Dr. Redding travels to Central America to do veterinary mission work with the Baptist Medical Dental Mission International.

He is a member of the Mississippi Cattleman’s Association, on the Board of Directors for the Agricultural Mission Developmental Foundation, and Baptist Medical Dental Mission International. He is also a former member of the local Kiwanis club.

Dr. Redding’s main interests in veterinary medicine are small animal infectious diseases and surgery, and beef cattle production medicine.

Dr Redding’s wife, Mindy, is a professor in the psychology department at Ole Miss. They have three sons, Jonathan, Joshua, and Jared.
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Dr. C. Lee Payne

A native of Corinth, MS, Dr. Payne attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and Mississippi State University. He graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. After graduating, Dr. Payne spent one year in Memphis, TN, before moving to Oxford and joining the Animal Clinic of Oxford.

Dr. Payne enjoys training and trialing his labrador retrievers in licensed UKC and AKC hunt tests. He also raises one to two litters of puppies a year. He is an avid duck hunter and also enjoys fishing.

Dr. Payne’s special interests are in canine reproduction and soft tissue surgery. He is a member of the Society for Theriogenology.

Dr. Payne's wife, Rachel, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law. They have three children: Peyton, Brack, and Warren. They are active members of Christ Presbyterian Church.
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