A native of North Texas, Dr. Wesley Taylor is the Owner and Medical Director of Highlands-Eldorado Veterinary Hospital. Voted Best Veterinarian by McKinney Magazine for multiple years, Dr. Taylor has been passionate about caring for animals since his start in the veterinary field in 1980. After attending Rice University for undergrad in 1988, he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A & M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1995.
Dr. Taylor’s areas of professional interest include orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, cardiology and working in police K-9 medicine. In addition to his practice responsibilities, he serves as the President of the Texas Police K-9 Foundation.
For the past 20 years he’s lived on a ranch north of McKinney with his wife, Alicia. They enjoy spending time with all of their animals, including four dogs, three horses and a one-eyed mockingbird.
Dr. Holly Kiernicki, Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Holly Kiernicki is an Associate Veterinarian at Highlands-Eldorado Veterinary Hospital. She started caring for animals in the veterinary field in 1985 as a Kennel Technician. Dr. Kiernicki was then inspired to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Ross University in 2000. She has practiced veterinary medicine at Highlands-Eldorado Veterinary Hospital since 2012.
Originally from Arlington, Texas, she now resides in Frisco, Texas, where she shares a home with her husband, two children, Chihuahua, two cats, four birds, chameleon, toad and three fish tanks. In her spare time she coaches a special needs competitive cheer team, is involved with her son’s academy soccer team, loves to read, travel and enjoys bird watching. A fun fact about Dr. Kiernicki is that she was a competitive roller skater until her senior year of high school!