Veterinarians

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. 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.

Dr. Marie Witbeck
Dr. Witbeck was born in Logan, Utah and grew up in various parts of Utah and Idaho. She earned a Bachelor of Animal Science from Utah State University prior to receiving her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Utah State University/Washington State University Veterinary Program in May 2017. Dr. Witbeck loves all aspects of general practice and is thrilled to be here at Payson Family Pet hospital. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include hiking with her beloved dog Crash and playing board games with family and friends.

Dr. Daniel Grant
Dr. Grant was born in Pasadena, California. After high school, he served a 2 year LDS mission in the Philippines Bacolod Mission. He earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from BYU-Idaho in 2009 and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in June of 2016. He worked at Twin Falls Veterinary Clinic and Hospital in Twin Falls, Idaho before joining Payson Family Pet Hospital in June of 2017. Dr. Grant enjoys many aspects of general practice, especially wellness, dermatology, surgery and client education. His interests outside of work include everything outdoors, woodworking, gardening and spending time with his wife and four rambunctious boys.