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Welcome to Midtown Veterinary Services and Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Winchester,TN

Call us at 931-962-3411


If you live in Franklin County and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Traci Helton & Dr. Jessie Richardson are licensed TN veterinarians, treating cats, dogs, horses, and more. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Midtown Veterinary Services and Hospital is a full-service general practice animal hospital serving patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care, as well as limited emergency care. If you have an after hours emergency, don't hesitate to call us for consultation and telephone triage. We want our patients to get the best care, even if that means referral to an emergency or specialty hospital.  We offer our services in clinic and on the road, right at your farm or house. Dr. Traci Helton and Dr. Jessie Richardson have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we strive to make our clinic calm and comfortable, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our veterinary staff.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 931-962-3411. Our veterinary office is very easy to get to and you can find directions on our Contact Us page!

At Midtown Veterinary Services and Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Traci Helton
Winchester Veterinarian | Midtown Veterinary Services and Hospital | 931-962-3411

505 S. Jefferson St.
Winchester, TN 37398


Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Traci S. Helton
    Veterinarian / Owner

    'I became a veterinarian because I had an interest in the medical profession and I liked animals. At a young age, I was crazy about horses and I let that passion steer me down my career path.'

    Dr. Helton is from Central New York state and has lived in Tennessee for over twenty five years. Dr. Helton received her B.S. in Animal Science from Cornell University. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville. Dr. Helton is certified in Animal Chiropractic by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA), and trained in small animal / equine acupuncture at the Chi Institute of Florida.

    In 2003, Dr. Helton started Mobile Veterinary Services – a house call practice that allowed her to provide veterinary care to those that may not have been able to seek care in a clinic setting. In October 2013 her dreams of owning her own physical clinic became a reality and Midtown Veterinary Services & Hospital opened.

    In her downtime, Dr. Helton is an avid runner and has completed five half marathons. Dr. Helton lives with her partner, a dog called Ned Kelly, and Bum the cat.

  • Jessie Richardson

    Dr. Richardson is a native of Tennessee. She attended undergraduate at UT Martin and veterinary school at UT Knoxville. She enjoys the diverse nature of veterinary medicine and appreciated the opportunity to be able to learn something new every day.

    Dr. Richardson is an advocate for shelter medicine and promotes the importance of spaying & neutering your pets. She also possesses a passion for feline medicine. 

  • Sophia Howard

    Sophia has been a Receptionist for Midtown since 2021. She is a native of Franklin County. She grew up working on her dad's cattle farm. She has always had a passion for large animals. She has a beautiful daughter with her husband. They have a Golden Retriever named Chef, a Labrador Retriever named Dixie and a cat named Reba. When she is not a work, she loves to spend time with her family. 

  • Mandy Isbell
    Receptionist / Veterinary Assistant / Kennel Assistant

    Mandy is a Franklin County native and has been with Midtown since 2018. She is passionate about feline medicine. When she is not a work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter & family. 

  • Mikayla Layne

    Mikayla is a native of Middle Tennessee. She's been with Midtown since 2018 and has worked in the veterinary field since 2016. She has a passion specifically for feline medicine. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her children & husband.

  • Kally Walker
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kally is a Franklin County native and 2016 graduate of FCHS.  She has been at Midtown since then!  She shares a beautiful daughter with her fiance and has a passion for equine medicine.  When she's not at work, she enjoys riding her horses and spending time with her family.

  • Kevin Davis
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kevin has grown up in middle TN.  His career with animals started with the city of Tullahoma Animal Shelter.  His desire to learn more so he could help animals lead him to Midtown, where his skill set has been amplified under the mentorship of Drs. Helton and Richardson.  

    In his spare time, he likes to face the challenges of Escape Rooms and just hang out with family and friends.


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr Helton, Dr Richardson and the entire staff are wonderful! Excellent care and compassion for all pets. Office is extremely clean and services are reasonably priced. Highly recommend."
    Jana / Winchester, TN
  • "I am infinitely grateful for Dr.Helton and the entire staff at Midtown. They take the best care of my babies..."
    Sue / Sewanee, TN
  • "We love Midtown! Best doctors in the area, always there for us when we need them."
    Steve / Estill, TN
  • "The doctor came to me on the mountain to meet with my sweet Louie and I was so impressed with the care she gave him."
    Kara / Sewanee, TN
  • "We love Dr Richardson and the whole staff at Midtown! They have helped us so much and answered any and all questions we have had since getting our little Chesney. Couldn’t ask for better veterinary services!"
    Haley/ Winchester, TN