Dr. Jake Taylor was born and raised in Spring Valley, IL, a small town ninety minutes from Davenport. He fell in love with the Quad Cities while attending Augustana College where he graduated in 2007. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Dr. Taylor graduated with honors and received the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Certificate of Clinical Excellence. After graduation he pursued a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery in Albuquerque, NM. Dr Taylor then practiced in Rockford, IL for two years before joining our team at Kimberly Crest. His professional interests include ultrasound, oncology, clinical pathology, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Taylor lives in Bettendorf with his wife Melissa, their son Christopher and their mutt Annabelle. While Dr. Taylor attended Augustana he was a member of the track and cross country teams for four years. He continues to enjoy running, especially with his dog Max, and has completed seven marathons including qualifying for the Boston Marathon. He also enjoys watching Bears, Bulls, White Sox, and Illini sporting events.