Dr. Chris Hyland
Dr. Chris Hyland, born and raised in Owensboro, developed a deep love for helping animals from his father, Dr. John Hyland, a veterinarian who started Towne Square Animal Hospital in 1983. After graduating from Owensboro Catholic High School, he received a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Kentucky. He then attended Auburn University earning his DVM degree, graduating in 1990. After graduation, Dr Chris Hyland returned to Owensboro to work with his father.
In 2004, Dr. Chris Hyland and his partners purchased Audubon Animal Hospital and in 2005 built Towne Square Pet Resort. Dr. Hyland enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but especially enjoys Orthopaedic Surgery and investing time in getting to know his clients.
He and his wife, Lisa married in 1993 and have three children, Ross, Maria, and Elizabeth. Also included in their family is Max the family dog and Winston the family cat.
Dr. Hyland’s hobbies include spending time with family, mentoring youth, traveling, kayaking, fishing and all sports.
Dr. Nikki Curtis
Dr. Curtis is a 1997 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is an Owensboro native and completed her undergraduate degree at Auburn University. While enjoying the wide variety of challenges that veterinary medicine brings, she has a special interest in internal medicine, sporting/working breeds and retired Greyhounds.
She and her husband share their love of the outdoors with their two children while hunting and competing in 3D archery tournaments.
Dr. Nathan Kunze
Dr. Kunze grew up in Utica, KY. After graduating from Apollo High School in 2000, he received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in 2005. He attended veterinary school at Auburn University, graduating in 2009. After graduation Dr. Kunze returned to Owensboro to work at Audubon Animal Hospital. He became a partner in the Towne Square & Audubon Animal Hospital group in 2013. In addition to general medicine, Dr Kunze’s interests include ultrasonography and exotic species. Dr. Kunze has also assisted the Western Kentucky Raptor Center in rehabilitating injured birds of prey since 2009 and has served on its board of directors since 2010. He has appeared on the National Geographic Wild television show “Bandit Patrol,” focusing on wildlife rehabilitation.
He and his wife, Lyndsey, married in 2005 and have three children, Graham, Sara Jane, and Elizabeth. Also part of the family are two cats, Lexi and Lily. His family attends Zion United Church of Christ. Dr. Kunze’s hobbies including cycling, camping, kayaking, & triathlon. He also enjoys reading, cooking, cultivating fruit trees, raising chickens, and assisting with his parents’ vineyard in Utica.
Audubon Animal Hospital
2450 West Parrish Ave. Owensboro, KY 42301 Phone: (270) 684-7288 Fax: (270) 684-7289
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm (closed for lunch 12:30-1:30pm) Saturday - Emergencies Only Sunday - Emergencies Only