Coit North Veterinary Hospital

Coit North Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Plano, TX. The professional and courteous staff at Coit North Veterinary Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Coit North Veterinary Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Plano and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Coit North Veterinary Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • We accept all major credit cards, cash, and personal checks.
  • Jess Lovell, DVM

    Dr. Jess W. Lovell is the proud owner of the Coit North Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Lovell is a graduate of the University of Tennessee's College of Veterinary Medicine and has received additional orthopedic training at Texas A&M University and Iowa State University.

    Prior to joining the Coit North Veterinary Hospital medical team, he provided medical guidance, leadership and surgical support for a large group of veterinary hospitals in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Dr. Lovell's clinical interests include laser therapy, dermatology, dentistry, internal medicine and orthopedics.

    Jess has served as a professional liaison for the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University and Oklahoma State University, and has been a lecturer on leadership skills and veterinary practice at the University of Tennessee and various other professional organizations.

    He holds professional memberships in the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

    An active member of the community, Dr. Lovell served as an elected official on the McClendon-Chisholm City Council.  He is also a member of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), Veteran's of Foreign Wars (VFW), and the American Legion.

    Prior to his academic endeavors, he served his country as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Marine Corps.

    In his spare time, Dr. Lovell enjoys cheering for his kids lacrosse, football and volleyball teams, camping, canoeing, sailing, fishing and being outdoors with his family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
    University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Katie Pruitt, DVM


    Dr. Pruitt is the newest member of the Coit North Veterinary Hospital team. She graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelors in animal and dairy science in 2005, and from Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. After graduation, Dr. Pruitt moved back to north Texas to be closer to family and has been practicing in the area ever since. Dr. Pruitt worked for Dr. Lovell the summer before she started veterinary school in 2005. She was very excited and honored to have the chance to join his team again here at Coit North Veterinary Hospital.

    Dr. Pruitt's professional interest include physical rehabilitation, pain management, geriatrics, internal medicine and feline medicine.  She is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist, and achieved this specialty certification through the Canine Rehab Institute. She will also start her certification in veterinary acupuncture later this year.

    Dr. Pruitt enjoys traveling, cooking, crafting of any kind, sports, especially college football (GO DAWGS), and spending time with her family and friends. She has a 2.5 year old nephew that she loves to spend time with and spoil. Her fur family includes four cats, Charlie Scarface, Henry VIII, Frankie Blue Eyes and Niah, and three dogs, Pineapple, Polo and Pumpkin.

    Mississippi State, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Taylor

    Hospital Director / Veterinary Technician
    Taylor began working at Coit North Veterinary Hospital in May 2011. She has been active in the veterinary field since 2006, working alongside Dr. Lovell for a majority of that time. She graduated as a Texas Scholar from Sachse High School in 2007 and studied Animal Science at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Taylor enjoys horseback riding, fishing, volleyball, being outdoors and loves spending time with her wonderful family. Her four-legged family includes two horses, General and Daisy Duke; three dogs, Ace, Tuff and Minnie Pearl; one cat, Graycee Ann; five Rhode Island Red Chickens and three fish. 
  • Jodean

    Veterinary Technician
    Jodean began working at Coit North in July of 2017. But her love for animals started young, and she has been working in the veterinary field since 2006. She is a Plano native and attended school in Austin and at Texas Tech University. Though she loves all pets, she has a passion for critical care and senior patients. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, reading, wakeboarding, and spending time with friends and family. Her house is ruled by her three dachshunds Darla Jean, Susan Jane, and Karl Wayne, and her sweet old boxer, Whiskey Blue.
  • Maryam

    Veterinary Technician
    Maryam began working with the Coit North Veterinary Hospital team in August 2012 and has been a veterinary technician since 2009. She loves animals and enjoys working closely with patients. Maryam has an American Short-Hair named Sonny, and a pretty tuxedo cat named Bonny. She loves snakes, tigers, and exotic sea animals. In her free time she paints, reads, writes, does photography, and is currently working on her Science and English majors.
  • Michael

    Veterinary Technician
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 14, 2018
  • Emily

    Emily has been working for Coit North since February of 2016. She is currently attending Texas Woman's University to earn a Bachelor's in Math. She has a big, sassy, black cat named Dante. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, and swimming
  • Delaney

    Years in Practice:
    Dec 14, 2018
  • Bailey

    Kennel Technician

    Bailey began working at Coit North Veterinary Hospital in October of 2018. She was in FFA for 3 years showing lambs and goats. Bailey wishes to further her career with livestock at Tarleton   State University, majoring in Animal Science. 

    Years in Practice:
    Nov 14, 2018