Dr. Kevin Watkins, DVM
Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Watkins is a 1990 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. He and his wife, Margo, moved to Madison with their family in 1998, when he took ownership of the The Pets Doc Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Watkins is well respected by his staff and clients who know him to be kind and funny, knowledgeable, and a skilled doctor and surgeon.
In addition to his veterinary practice, Dr. Watkins is also very involved in community activities. He has been Committee Chair for Madison Ribberfest’s Pigmania competition for 10 years and is on the River Roots committee. As a founding member of The Cultural Continuum of Madison, he is a great appreciator of live music and the arts. He has also served as President of the 9th District of the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, and the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development.
Dr. Watkins and his family have 4 dogs: Pinky Sue, a 5 year old Pit Bull, Garcon, a 4 year old Standard Poodle, both rescues as well as Gunnar and Lilly. They also share their home with 5 cats: Esmie, Wally, Blossom, Erabus and Bootz, and 4 parakeets and 2 cockatiels.
Behavior Consultant/Veterinary Nurse (and a Grandmother)
Margo has been assisting her husband in his veterinary practice since 1995. She began the study of canine and feline psychology and obedience training in 1999. Since then, she has been assisting clients with pet behavior issues such as normal puppy socialization practices, and behavior modification for problematic pet behaviors. Margo’s gentle touch and calming influence with cats has earned her the nickname “The Cat Whisperer”.
When she’s not correcting canines and kitties, she serves the The Pets Doc Veterinary Clinic as the Practice Manager and part time veterinary technician. In her spare time, she is a full-time mother of four children, a grandmother. Margo loves the arts and performs locally as a vocalist. She is also an artist and has painted several murals in Madison.
Margo and her family have 2 dogs: Pinky Sue, a 5 year old Pit Bull that they rescued at 7 months of age, and Garcon, a rescued 4 year old Standard Poodle. They also share their home with 6 cats: Esmie, Wally, Blossom, Stretch Bob, Erabus and Bootz, and 4 parakeets and 2 cockatiels.
Patient Care Coordinator and Receptionist
Kelly joined the The Pets Doc Veterinary Clinic in 2007 and she serves as our primary receptionist.
Kelly efficiently coordinates our morning surgery schedule. You will be greeted by Kelly when you drop off your pet in the morning, or pick them up in the afternoon.
Kelly and her family love animals and have numerous dogs and cats as pets. She always treats every patient as if it were one of her own.
Patient Care Coordinator and Veterinary Technician
Kim joined the The Pets Doc Veterinary Clinic in 2004. She serves the practice as a receptionist and valued technician.
Kim and her family have 3 dogs: Pork Chop, Magenta, and Doodle; and several cats.
Billi returned to the The Pets Doc Veterinary Clinic health care team in December 2008 after working with us several years ago. Billi is now Dr. Watkins head technician and you will most likely meet her in the exam room. She is a valued team member and she takes every opportunity to provide her caring attention to the needs of our patients, and their owners.
Billi and her family are the owners of 3 dogs, 3 cats and a rabbit.
Paul Newman & Dog
Paul Newman and Dog are the clinic kitties who have been with us since 2008. They serve as the clinic ambassadors and lobby greeters. They will be happy to assist you with weighing your pet, sitting on your lap, or generally being in the way. They welcome snuggles and putting your pets at ease when they are nervous about check-ups. You will recognize Paul Newman by his signature blue eyes.
Animal Care Technician
Jennie joined The Pets Doc Veterinary Clinic team in 2014. She serves the practice as an animal care technician.
February, 1999 - August 23, 2008
We are deeply saddened to announce the death of our beloved clinic kitty, Salem. Salem was rescued from an apartment complex dumpster as a kitten, and became a permanent resident of our clinic in February of 1999. He was a familiar sight in our reception area where he spent many happy hours napping and generally being in the way. Many of our clients knew and loved Salem as much as we did, and the void left by his unexpected passing will be felt by many.
Salem had the uncanny ability to sense when someone was sad or distressed and he made it his business to comfort and console many of our clients throughout the years he spent there. He often asked to be picked up, and would very sweetly wrap his arms around your neck, purring deeply. One client shared a story with us about how Salem came and comforted her after she received sad news about her own kitty, and she was sitting in the reception area crying. She said it amazed her then, and that she would never forget him.
Often, when clients would bring their cats into the clinic, Salem would hop on top of their kennels and peek at them through the cage door, staring upside down at the cat inside. Somehow, his clowning frequently calmed them down. He always knew when he was needed.
We appreciate the cards and condolences expressed by those who knew him best, and we know that you share our sadness and sense of loss. In the words of a dear friend, “Salem was a generous ambassador,” and he will be missed.
October 26, 1998 - October 4, 2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved DannyBoy Watkins.
As you can see from the pictures, he loved to be anywhere that his family was. My children were his flock and he safely herded them into their teen years and beyond.
Now he has gone on ahead and I’m sure his smiling face will be waiting for us in heaven.
GodSpeed Danny Boy.