Watson's Friends Animal Hospital

Meet our Watson’s Friends Animal Hospital Team

Meet our team and Watson, our inspiration for caring for your pets every day!

Brian Taylor


Dr. Brian Taylor earned his Bachelor’s of Science from The Ohio State University in 2011. He then earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from St. George’s University, in 2016. In addition to his formal education, Dr. Taylor completed his clinical training at North Carolina State University. He also completed an internship at VCA, Veterinary Specialist Northern Colorado.

Growing up, Dr. Taylor knew he wanted to practice veterinary medicine just like his father. According to Dr. Taylor, the best part of working in the field is building personal lasting relationships with clients and their owners. Born and raised in Ohio, Dr. Taylor recently moved to Palmetto with his wife Kristen, and their two wild English Labrador Retrievers Watson and Walter. In his free time, he enjoys boating, going to the beach, amateur woodworking, blacksmithing, and going to Disney with his wife and friends. When he isn’t practicing veterinary medicine, he enjoys traveling with his wife to new destinations to explore.

Kristen Taylor

Practice Manager

Meet Kristen Taylor, a dedicated educator with 15 years of experience in the dynamic world of education. Kristen's journey has been multifaceted, having held pivotal roles as a classroom teacher, a special education teacher, and contributing significantly to the Office Of Exceptional Students.

Her passion for shaping young minds and fostering a positive learning environment has been a driving force throughout her career. Kristen's commitment to education extends beyond the classroom, encompassing a deep love for children and animals. At home, she shares her heart with two lovable English Labrador Retrievers, Watson and Walter, who bring joy and companionship to her daily life.

Beyond the world of academia, Kristen finds solace and excitement in nature. Her free time is often spent at the beach, indulging in the calming rhythm of the waves, or exploring the open waters on a boat. A true aficionado of leisure, Kristen's weekends are sprinkled with the magic of Disney, where she embraces the enchantment and joy that the magical kingdom has to offer.

Kristen Taylor's journey is a testament to her unwavering dedication to education, her love for both children and animals, and her ability to find joy in the simple pleasures of life. Join her on this adventure as she continues to inspire and make a positive impact on the lives of those around her.

Watson Taylor, OGB (Original Good Boy)

Hospital Ambassador

Watson is the "Original Good Boy". He is a three-year-old English Labrador Retriever who hails from Ohio. His pastimes are stealing socks, performing surgery on his squeaky toys, begging anytime anyone is eating, and always being around for a good cuddle. In his free time, he enjoys swimming in the pool, chasing his brother around the house, and helping keep the kitchen floor clean of any fallen food. When he isn’t taking care of all these tasks at the house, he can be found giving kisses, cuddles, and tail wags to all his new friends at his Dad's Animal Hospital.

Watson will be meeting and greeting clients most days of business - he can't wait to meet you!

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