Dr. Caleb Heatwole DVM, cVMA
Dr. Heatwole’s love for animals began when he was a young boy checking horses and cattle with his Papa. He showed sheep in 4-H while growing up in Canadian, Texas. Dr. Heatwole fell in love with Lubbock when he attended Lubbock Christian University where he graduate with his Bachelor of Science in 2001. He went on to receive his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2005. Upon graduation, he began his veterinary career in the beautiful hill country town of Blanco, TX. He has been practicing in Lubbock since 2009. His interest in complementary medicine led him to work toward his certification in veterinary acupuncture through CuraCore. His desire to bring complementary medicine to Lubbock has continued through additional education in Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy. He is currently working toward his certification in Herbal Medicine.
He is married to Cindy Cloud Heatwole and they have 3 wonderful children and 3 naughty dogs. He is actively involved at South Plains Church of Christ children’s ministry. He is a huge Denver Broncos fan and loves snowboarding and hiking in the mountains. Metal detecting is one of his favorite hobbies even though he has never found anything worth more than 25 cents.
Cindy Cloud MS, DVM, CCRP
Dr. Cloud grew up in a military family in San Antonio, TX. She was entrenched in the FFA during high school where she participated in leadership competitions and showed livestock. During high school and college she worked for a veterinarian in San Antonio. She graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1996. She received a Master of Science in Animal Science from Texas A&M University. She traveled the world during her graduate work and was able to visit wonderful countries such as New Zealand, Australia and Japan. In 2005, Dr. Cloud graduated from Texas A&M with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She practiced in San Antonio, TX before moving to Lubbock in 2009. Her interest in complementary medicine spurred her to receive her certification in canine rehabilitation (CCRP) from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Cloud believes that knowledge is power and strives to share that with her clients.
Dr. Cloud is married to Caleb Heatwole and they have three lovely children and 3 dogs, Dutch (Schnauzer), Sam (Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier), and Addie Blue (a recovering paralyzed Dachshund). The Heatwoles also sponsor three children through Compassion International (compassion.com.) When she isn’t practicing medicine she is involved in the children’s ministry at church. She also enjoys traveling and reading.
Jeff Ledford, DVM
Dr. Jeffrey Ledford grew up in a military family. After moving across the country, his family, native Texans, found themselves back in San Antonio where Dr. Ledford graduated from Smithson Valley High School. Upon graduation from high school, Dr. Ledford attended Texas A&M University, where he was a cadet in Company A-1 of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets. Dr. Ledford also attended veterinary school at Texas A&M University, where he met his wife Whitney Ledford, DVM. They were both in the Century Class of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. They began dating their first year in veterinary school, and they subsequently married in July 2014, after completing their second year in veterinary school. Faith, friends, and family are the most important things in Dr. Ledford’s life. The relationship he shares with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ drives his pursuit to serve and love others. In his spare time Dr. Ledford enjoys hiking, horsemanship, golfing, dirt bike riding, cooking, and watching sports. Professionally Dr. Ledford has a special interest in Equine Dental Care, Equine Internal Medicine and Lameness, Small Animal Internal Medicine and Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Ledford’s goal is to provide exceptional care to his clients and patient’s through honest, compassionate, and Christ centered care.