Welcome to Ashley Valley Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Vernal, Utah

Call us at 435-789-4322
Emergency? Call us at 435-789-4322

If you live in Vernal or the surrounding areas, including Colorado and Wyoming and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets and livestock– look no further. Your animals’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Ashley Valley Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic and welcomes large and small animals in need of medical, surgical, dental and preventative care. Our clinic has been in the same location providing service for over 50 years.

Beyond first-rate care, we make our clinic comfortable, clean, and friendly.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your animals. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative care is essential to the quality of your animal’s health. If you have any questions feel free to call 435-789-4322. Our office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below.

We at Ashley Valley Veterinary Clinic look forward to serving you.


Dr. John Mathis

Dr. Blaine Whiting

Ashley Valley Veterinary Clinic

85 E 650 N

Vernal, Utah 84078

435-789-4322

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

Meet the Team

  • Blaine Whiting
    DVM
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Whiting grew up in Neola, the Roosevelt suburb known for its beauty and temperate climate. He joins Ashley Valley Veterinary Clinic, bringing 37 years of experience in a mixed-animal veterinary practice.

    After completing his undergraduate studies at Utah State University, he attended Colorado State University to obtain his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, graduating with honors as a member of Phi-Zeta.

    He began his veterinary career in Hermiston, Oregon and spent the bulk of his career at Basin Veterinary Clinic in Roosevelt where he was a co-owner. With the sale and subsequent closure of the clinic, Dr. Whiting is pleased to join Dr. Mathis at Ashley Valley Veterinary Clinic. He is the father of 5 and grandfather of 16. 

  • NaKiya Curtice
    C.V.T.
    NaKiya grew up in Vernal, after graduating high school she moved to Salt Lake City to attend Broadview University and became certified in Veterinary Technology. She worked as a Vet Assistant throughout her schooling and began her career as a Certified Veterinary Technician with us in September of 2015. Currently she is returning to school to work towards earning a degree as a Veterinarian. In her spare time she enjoys spending time in the outdoors doing activities such as hiking, caving, and going to the lake
  • John Mathis
    D.V.M.
    John graduated from Colorado State University in 1981, then moved to Vernal to begin his work. He has been providing excellent care to animals in the Vernal area for 36 years. John loves being a Veterinarian and taking care of your beloved pets and livestock. He is a member of: AABP, AAEP, UVMA, AVMA, and AASRP. John was the UVMA's Veterinarian of the year in 2010.
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