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Dr. Wesley Dunn was born and raised in Montgomery Al. The son

of Dr. David Dunn (OB/GYN in Montgomery for many years. He

attended Darlington School in Georgia and graduated from Auburn

University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. Dr. Dunn began

his practice career as co-owner with Dr. Bud Cardinal at

Cardinal-Dunn Animal Hospital in Montgomery from 1984 until

Dr. Cardinal’s retirement in 1994. He then became sole owner of

the practice and sold it at the end of 2008. After practicing in

Prattville for 4 ½ years, he returned to Montgomery to open a new

practice. He purchased Phillips Animal Clinic and re-opened it as

Phillips Dunn Animal Hospital Cypress Kennels in a new location

at 5148 Troy Highway.

During his career, he has served as president of the Montgomery Veterinary Association and as a member of the executive Board of the Alabama Veterinary Association for many years. He was also elected as President of the Animal and Environmental Health Committee and also served on the Alabama State Board of Health for 4 years under State Health Officer Dr. Williamson, who still serves in that position.

Dr. Dunn is married to Pat Dunn, formerly of Washington, Georgia. They have two sons, Reese and David. Reese lives in Auburn with his wife, Jennifer and their two daughters. and David lives  in Auburn. Dr. Dunn’s hobbies include hunting, fishing and golf and spending time at his home in North Carolina.



Dr. Cary M. Phillips was born in Foley, Alabama but grew up in  Montgomery. The daughter of Dr Grover C. Murchison (Family Physician in Montgomery 1952-1998): she attended Bear Elementary, Cloverdale Jr High and Montgomery Academy. Dr. Cary graduated from Auburn University in 1970 with B .S. in Animal Science. She taught Biology, Chemistry and Physics at Trinity Presbyterian School in Montgomery from 1973-75. She graduated   from Tuskegee Veterinary School (Summa Cum Laude) in 1979. Dr. Cary also taught part-time at Huntingdon College as Adjunct  Professor from 1979-1997.


Dr. Cary received the Feline Practitioners Award in 1979 and the Alabama Veterinary Service Award in 1986. She also served as chairman of the Alabama Veterinary Medical Committee to rewrite the Alabama Veterinary Practice Act 1984-86.

Dr. Cary was named the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association Veterinarian of the Year in 1987. Dr. Cary has coached 2 World Series Championship Dixie Youth Softball teams (1995 and 1997). She was named Montgomery Gray Coach of the Year in 1997.


Dr. Cary married Dr. O. M. Phillips (Dr. Rusty) September 5, 1969 and they have two daughters and two grandchildren. Dr. Cary’s hobbies include gardening, wildlife photography, training retrievers, hiking and spending time with her grandchildren

Dr. Rusty Phillips was born in Eufaula, Alabama but grew up in

Montgomery.Dr. Rusty attended Bear Elementary, Cloverdale

Jr. High and SidneyLanier High School. Dr. Rusty received his

under graduate degree from Auburn University and graduated

from Auburn University Veterinary School in 1970. Dr. Rusty

served in the U. S. Air Force from 1970-1972 and was stationed at 

Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Phillips Animal Clinic which was built in 1973, opened it s doors

for business in September of that year and remained open until 

June 1, 2014 after being open for 41 years.

Dr. Rusty married Cary Lockett Murchison (Dr. Cary)

September 5, 1969at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Together they

have two daughters, Cary Murchison Phillips Crowe, MD (OB/GYN with Henderson and Watson, St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, Al) and Martha Maria Phillips George, MD (Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon at Russell Medical Center, Alex City, Al. Both of their daughters graduated from Trinity Presbyterian School in Montgomery, Al. Dr Rusty and Dr. Cary have two daughters and four grandchildren.. Dr. Rusty’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, hiking and spending time with his grandchildren.



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