Giving the best care possible to your best friend.
Dr. Richard A. Parsons Jr, DVM
Dr. Parsons grew up in the Churchville/ North Chili area. After graduating from Churchville-Chili High School he attended SUNY Brockport, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He later earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1994.
After graduating from SUNY at Brockport, Dr. Parsons joined the Army. He served as a Transportation Officer serving on the Berlin Duty Train, and as a Veterinarian for a Civil Affairs Unit.
His family now owns and operates Burnt Mill Farm, and enjoys raising and selling pasture-raised chickens and Finnsheep.
Dr. Parsons founded Churchville Veterinary Hospital, P.C. in 1997. Additionally, he worked as a staff veterinarian for the Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. In 2010 the practice was moved to its current location, a quaint Victorian style house located at 88 South Main street in Churchville, NY. The Churchville Veterinary Hospital currently serves small animals, and Dr. Parsons makes sure to provide the individualized attention and care necessary to ensure happy clients and patients. These beliefs contributed to Dr. Parsons being awarded the Businessman of the Year in 2006 from the Churchville Chamber of Commerce.
In his spare time, Dr. Parsons also leads the Calvary Christian Fellowship, and conducts Bible Studies every Wednesday and Sunday evenings, as well as Sunday mornings at 88 South Main Street. The Calvary Christian Fellowship welcomes anyone interested in learning and growing in their knowledge of the Scriptures and their personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
He has quite a variety of animals including his Shih Tzu, Pongo, Hannah the cat, 3 friendly barn cats, dozens of sheep, a few chickens, some beef cows and a couple of geese.
Dr. Jackie Walker, DVM, cVMA
Dr. Walker grew up in Churchville and graduated from Churchville-Chili High School in 2007. Following graduation, she attended Monroe Community College for 2 years and received an Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences. She then attended The College at Brockport and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She later earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015.
Dr. Walker lives in Rochester with her husband, who is also a veterinarian. She loves working with companion animals, exotics, and wildlife. She took advantage of many traveling opportunities during school to work with a variety of exotic species. Dr. Walker has always been interested in veterinary acupuncture as a way to use physical medicine to provide pain relief and alternatives to surgery for a variety of conditions. In 2017, she completed her certification for veterinary medical acupuncture through CuraCore Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians in Colorado. She is also interested in pursuing certification in medical massage, veterinary chiropractic certification, and herbal medicine in the near future.
In her spare time, Dr. Walker enjoys running, reading, singing, swimming, biking, traveling, backpacking, hiking, camping and just being outside. She has a terrier mix named Murphy and a cat named Sampson.
Monday8:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday8:00 am to 7:00 pm Wednesday8:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday8:00 am to 7:00 pm Friday8:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday8:00 am to 12:00 pm SundayClosed