Dr. Dan Bension


Daniel N. Bension DVM, CVA, graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Dr. Bension has been practicing for 20 years and has experience with a wide range of species from companion animals to exotics and equine. He practiced five years in Louisville and has been at Salt River Veterinary Clinic for 15 years. Dr. Bension has a special interest in reproduction, soft tissue surgery, and ultrasound, and is currently offering holistic therapies including acupuncture. Dr. Bension enjoys boating, riding motorcycles, reading and watching movies.


Veterinary Assistant

Theresa has worked for Salt River Vet Clinic for 8 years. She is also a Registered Nurse with 30 years experience in the healthcare field. Theresa enjoys working with animals and helping them feel comfortable and to have a calm experience. She has a sweet dog “Cooper”, and she also has a cool cat “Ray Ray”, whom she adopted both from Salt River. Theresa enjoys hiking, boating, swimming, and being outdoors.


Veterinary Assistant

Cheryl recently joined the Salt River team! She lives in Bardstown with her husband and three cats. Cheryl enjoys crochet, cross stitch, and reading in her spare time. She graduated from Western with a BIS in Science and hopes to continue her education soon.


Roy Brewer

In Loving Memory

Roy worked with veterinarians in Taylorsville for 45 years. His happy disposition and dedication to our clients made him an amazing asset to our clinic. Roy was a joy to work with and will be truly missed.

Compassionate & Quality Medical Care

Salt River Veterinary Clinic is committed to serving all our animal friends by providing them with compassionate, quality medical care. We are a full-service multi-species animal hospital in the heart of Taylorsville, KY, located just 20 minutes from the Gene Snyder and walking distance from Spencer County High School.

We are care motivated! Our friendly staff and convenient location combine to create a family-like atmosphere, designed to make you and your pet feel at ease.

Everyday promotions

Free Wellness Exams with Dog and Cat Yearly’s and Puppy/Kitten Vaccinations.

Discounted Vaccinations on all Spay and Neuter Surgeries.

70% Discounted Puppy/Kitten Kit with 1 month dose of flea and tick preventative and 1 month dose of heartworm preventative.

$15 off Services for New Clients!

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