Pets: Kim has many pets (see more specifics listed below) including several dogs, four cats, three horses, a donkey and a variety of farm animals
Kim Ison is originally from and still resides in Martinsville. Kim’s favorite part of veterinary medicine is helping the animals and educating owners to keep their animals happy and healthy. She joined the profession 30 years ago and still enjoys it.
In her free time, Kim has spent decades breeding dachshunds, working on her hobby livestock farm, gardening, home improvement, and helping her family when needed. She is the go-to person for information about dachshunds.
For your reading pleasure, the residents of the Ison farm are included below:
Miniature Dachshund clan: Auzi, Bergi, Ellie Mae, Kazi, Luzi, Mylau, Reutlyn, Rogen, Shaffee, Tucker, and Zinzo
Adopted Dogs who found their way to the Ison home: Daisy (Great Dan/Mastiff/Lab cross), Dori (French Bulldog), Lulubird (terrier cross), Red (Irish Setter), Ruger (Great Dane/Mastiff/ Lab cross), Snover (Australian Shepherd), andTank (Chihuahua cross)
Cats: Girtie, Poofer, Rein, and Sebastian are all Domestic Shorthair cats.
Horses: Drifter (quarter horse/arabian cross), Annabelle (quarter horse), and Trigger (quarter horse)
Other animals include a pig named "P", Eeyore (miniature donkey), Bonnie and Clyde (both Angus crosses), and five Jersey cattle named Miss Daisy, Larry, Moe, Curlie, Bug, Charlie, and Louis. She also cares for a flock of chickens.