McCaw Veterinary Clinic

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501 N Main St
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Driving Directions

(859) 887-1188


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm

We are a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky. Our goal is to provide the best possible medical, preventative, surgical, and dental care to area pets. Bill McCaw, DVM began practicing in Jessamine County in 1974 and was joined by his son William McCaw, DVM in 2001. Elizabeth W. Banks, DVM joined the practice in 2007. Dr. Twehues joined the practice in 2015 to round out our 4 doctor team!

We are committed to helping people in Nicholasville and surrounding areas provide their pets with the best health care possible. Please look around our website to learn more about who we are and what we have to offer you and your companion. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email today! We look forward to serving all of your veterinary care needs.

McCaw Veterinary Clinic Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Comprehensive Canine Reproductive Services
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Holistic Care
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Laboratory
  • Large Animal Services
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

McCaw Veterinary Clinic Staff Profiles

Dawn Smith

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Dawn has lived in Lexington for almost 20 years. She attended the University of Kentucky and received a Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Entomology. She graduated in December of 2005. She joined McCaw Veterinary clinic in July of 2006. Dawn is our resident “cat whisperer” – she has a fluctuating number of kittens and cats in her home because she fosters for several different organizations. If you have a kitten or cat question – she likely has an answer! 
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Tim Twehues

Dr. Twehues is from Grant County, Kentucky.  Dr. Twehues comes from a family filled with members of the medical and veterinary profession.  His brother, brother in law, sister in law and father are all veterinarians.  Dr. Twehues attended the University of Kentucky before getting accepted into veterinary school at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 2014.  Dr. Twehues' interests include surgery, internal medicine, ultrasound and oncology.  He currently resides in Nicholasville with his wife Kelsey, 2 sons Colt and Jake, and the newest baby daughter, Taylor.  In his spare time, Dr. Twehues is also a full-time cattle farmer, enjoys hunting and of course, Auburn football.  War Eagle!
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Abby Reeve

Customer Service Specialist
Abby Reeve moved to Kentucky from Missouri in June of 2010 to assist their good friends with a local church plant (St. Aidan Anglican Church) and joined our team the following August. She lives with her husband Jeremiah and her two cats, Gidget and Penelope, here in Nicholasville.
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