Our Veterinarians

Hendricks Veterinary Hospital's veterinarians are here to provide you with quality medical care for your pets. Our doctors have a range of special interests, including orthopedic surgery, dentistry, internal medicine and exotic animal medicine.

Dr. Joel Davis at Boise Animal Hospital

Dr. Joel Davis, DVM

Bachelor of Science, Boise State University
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University

Dr. Joel Davis joined the Hendricks Veterinary Hospital Family in 2008. He had the privilege of working with our founder, Dr. ElRay Hendricks, and assumed his role in our hospital after he retired. He grew up in the Treasure Valley and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Boise State University in 2000. In 2004 he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon and Washington State University. Dr. Davis enjoys general practice while also having strong interests in internal medicine, dentistry, and orthopedics. He appreciates getting to get to know his clients and strives to make sure that when you’re at our hospital you’re part of the Hendricks Family too. Dr. Davis also has an incredibly amusing sense of humor and is often at the center of office pranks. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with family, his lovely wife, and daughter. Together they enjoy hunting, camping, traveling, snow and water skiing, and horseback riding. Dr. Davis has a German Shepherd named Dakota and a Labrador Retriever named Ranger who love to come to work with him.

Dr. Tad Squires at Boise Animal Hospital

Dr. Tad Squires, DVM

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University

"I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do." – Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

Dr. Tad Squires has been a part of the Hendricks Veterinary Hospital Family since 2013. He earned his BS in entomology in 1994 from Iowa State University and graduated from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. After veterinary school Dr. Squires completed an internship in medicine and surgery at VCA South Shore Animal Hospital in South Weymouth, MA. He has practiced veterinary medicine in the Houston area and Atlanta, Georgia before moving to Boise. Dr. Squires and his wife, Elizabeth, have three children. When he’s not working he enjoys skiing, running, and camping with his family. Dr. Squires has a Golden Retriever named Cecilia, a Terrier Mix named Alice, and a Shih-Tzu named Remington.

Dr. Abbey Burgess of Hendricks Veterinary Hospital

Dr. Abbey Burgess, DVM

Bachelor of Science, University of Idaho
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” -Ghandi

Dr. Abbey Burgess has been a part of the Hendricks Veterinary Family since 2018. Dr. Burgess grew up in the Twin Falls area. She knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from a very young age and pursued that passion from her first career day in elementary school. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Idaho. She graduated Cum Laude from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Upon finishing her internship she practiced emergency medicine for seven years. Dr. Burgess is passionate about patient care. She strives to partner with pet parents to ensure every animal in her care receives individualized attention. Dr. Burgess holds particular interest in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and she loves working with geriatric patients to prolong and improve their quality of life. When Dr. Burgess is not working she enjoys paddle boarding, camping, and spending time with her Husband. Together they have a Corgi Mix named Bear, a Boston Terrier Mix named Roo, and an Orange Tabby named O’Meowy.