Dr. Jay Dee Ipsen
Dr. Ipsen was born in Montpelier Idaho. He grew up on his family owned cattle ranch and developed interest in agriculture and livestock at early age. After High School, he served 2 year mission for LDS church in Ventura, California.
Dr. Ipsen then attended BYU for his undergraduate work and obtained a bachelors degree and DVM degree at Washington State University. He went on to practice at Selah Veterinary Hospital in Selah, Washington for 5 years, and then Bird and Exotic Pet Hospital and Parish Creek Veterinary Hospital for 2 years.
Dr. Ipsen opened Payson Family Pet Hospital in 1997 and has owned and operated it since that time. Some of his interests and hobbies include outdoor activities (particularly fly fishing and skiing), gardening, and reading about business and history.
Dr. Kate Hooley
Dr. Hooley has been with us since 2005. Beginning in high school and through her undergraduate work, she worked as a veterinary technician for 10 years. She earned a Bachelor of Animal Science from Brigham Young University prior to receiving her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 2005. Dr. Hooley loves all aspects of general practice but has particular interest in soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and ophthalmology.
Dr. Seth Caron
Dr. Seth Caron joined us in the spring of 2011 after graduating from Washington State University. He had worked at PFPH as a technician from the time he was in high school up until he went to vet school in 2007. He has special interests in alternative medicine and therapy and enjoys using deep tissue massage and chiropractic techniques. The majority of his time outside of PFPH is spent working on his family’s organic vegetable farm in Payson.
Dr. Jack Fillerup
Dr. Fillerup was born in Alexandria, Virginia. He Graduated from Payson High School and then served LDS mission in Mexico City. He then graduated from BYU summa cum laude with BS in Biology and from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine with DVM. He worked at Craig Road Animal Hospital in Las Vegas for 2 years. He joined Payson Family Pet Hospital in 2014. His interests include soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and ultrasonography.
Dr. Heidi Conrad
Dr. Heidi Conrad grew up in Spanish Fork and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University. She lived in Hawaii and Alaska before heading to Scotland to earn her veterinary degree from the University of Glasgow. She moved back to the USA in 2012 and joined our practice in May 2015. She loves spending time outdoors especially camping and hiking.