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Dr. Jace King, DVM

Dr. Jace King was born and raised in South Central Utah in the small town of Monroe.  He grew up on and spent most of his time working at the family livestock auction and cattle ranch.  His interest and desire for veterinary medicine started at a young age. While working with and tending to all the different animals.

Following high school, he attended Southern Utah University majoring in Biology with a Zoology emphasis.  He was then accepted into the Veterinary Medicine Program at Colorado State University where he graduated in May 2006.  Upon graduation, he moved to the St. George area to begin his career as a Veterinarian.

His veterinary interests include oncology, chemotherapy, internal medicine, client education / communication, bovine medicine, and orthopedic surgery.

Some of his hobbies include playing and coaching sports, snowboarding, wakeboarding, boating, camping, riding horses, working with cattle and just relaxing with his family.


Dr. Clayton Barton, DVM

Dr. Clayton Barton grew up in a rural  town in Southern Utah.  Growing up in Orderville Utah gave Dr. Barton the opportunity to have  and be around many animals.  He  acquired a love for animals at a young age.  That's when he decided he wanted to be a veterinarian.  After high school Dr. Barton attended Southern Utah University majoring in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry.

In 1998 he was accepted into the Veterinary Training Program at Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2002.  Following graduation he was an associate veterinarian at a small animal clinic in Boulder City, Nevada. 

Dr. Barton and his family moved to Lehi, Utah in 2003 where he worked at a renowned Equine Clinic in South Jordan, Utah. 

Working at these two clinics has given him the knowledge and skills that he uses in his practice of medicine today. Dr. Barton and his wife are from Southern Utah and they felt a need to be closer to family.  They are glad to be back in Southern Utah.  Dr. Barton and his wife Calie are the proud parents of 4 children.  He is excited to partner with Dr. Jace King.  Both have a great desire to provide their clients and patients with the best quality care.  He is looking forward to what great things the Washington Family Veterinary Clinic can offer.

Dr. Heather Boyter, DVM

Dr. Heather Boyter has always been passionate about animals.  At the age of ten she decided that she was going to be a veterinarian and an exciting adventure began. She received her BS degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Southern Utah University in 2008, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012.

Dr. Boyter enjoys all aspects of practicing veterinary medicine. Her favorite areas are challenging internal medicine cases, soft tissue surgery and dentistry; but her favorite part of veterinary medicine is getting to know so many different people and sharing in the special bond they have with their pets.

Originally from Cedar City, she has enjoyed being on staff at Washington Family Veterinary Clinic and returning home to practice in beautiful, sunny Southern Utah.  Keeping busy is not a problem with Mortie, a rescued Schnauzer mix, Oakley, a Brittany, and a rescued cat, Kit-Kat.  When not at the clinic, she enjoys trapshooting, gardening and enjoying the outdoors.  


       Office Manager: Marlee

      Technician: Whitney

      Technician: Tenille

      Technician: Stephanie 


Office Assistant: Taylor

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