About Us

Jacqueline Talley, DVM

Dr. Talley grew up in Mineral Wells. Throughout high school she worked for Dr. Flint Immel and from this experience she knew that becoming a veterinarian was what she wanted to do. Dr. Talley did her undergraduate education at Tarleton State Univeristy and received her doctor of veterinary medicine from Texas A&M in 2001. After graduation Dr. Talley worked at a practice in Ft. Worth and then returned to Mineral Wells and began work as a veterinarian with Dr. Immel. In 2006 Dr. Talley opened Pet Western Animal Hospital. In opening her own veterinary hospital Dr. Talley realized her dream of offering high quality medicine and surgery for the dogs and cats of her hometown. Dr. Talley believes in the importance of educating clients about their pet’s medical conditions and truly believes this enhances the human pet bond. She supports the community by being a board member of Mineral Wells Animal Shelter. She is a strong supporter of animal rights.

Brandon Dutton, DVM

Dr. Dutton was born and raised in Oklahoma on a cattle ranch. His interest in animals and animal health started at an early age with the livestock and his personal pets on the ranch. Dr. Dutton received his undergraduate and doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Oklahoma State University. After graduation Dr. Dutton moved to Weatherford, Texas before joining Pet Western Animal Hospital in 2012. As a veterinarian Dr. Dutton has a strong interest in general and preventive animal health. He has a particular interest in surgery. All aspects of surgery command his attention and interest from pre-surgical blood work and patient preparation to managing anesthetic induction, the procedure itself and smooth recovery of his patients are all parts of the process the process that truly engage him.

Tad Jarrett, DVM

A native of south Texas, Dr Jarrett has been a long time resident of Mineral Wells. Dr. Jarrett’s journey towards becoming a veterinarian began in early high school, when he joined the Future Farmers of America. During that time he learned how animals depend on us and how we affect their lives. Dr. Jarrett received both his undergraduate and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees at Texas A&M University. He is strongly interested in comprehensive client education and making sure pet owners understand the medical needs of their pets. After many years in veterinary medicine he finds being a trusted partner in the health care of his patients is one of the most rewarding aspects of being a veterinarian.