Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Staff of Jumper Creek Vet Clinic in Bushnell! You can trust that your pets are in goods hands when they are with us. We have a staff of animal lovers waiting to spoil your pet! Please call us at (352) 568-1333 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Mark Yates

Dr. Yates was born and raised in Colorado and attended Wheat Ridge High school,  graduating in 1965.  He worked as a meat cutter through high school until he went into the Air Force in 1971. He then attended Colorado State University and graduated from Colorado State Veterinary school 1984. Dr. Yates is also trained in emergency veterinary medicine, and still occasionally moonlights at The Veterinary Emergency Clinic of Central Florida. He married his wife Lynne in 1971 and they have two children, JoAnna and Connor.  Dr. Yates opened Jumper Creek Veterinary Clinic in 1992 and has built a very loyal following in Bushnell, FL. In his free time Dr. Yates likes bicycling, playing poker, and goofing off with his dog, Cadbury.



Dr. Candice Humphrey

Dr. Candice Humphrey Grew up in Bushnell, FL and graduated from University of Florida with a Bachelors in Animal Science in 2008. She then attended LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in May 2013. She joined Jumper Creek Veterinary Clinic in June 2013.  Her hobbies include Golf, softball, fishing, and shopping.  She currently has one dog named Layla, a rambunctious lab mix who enjoys playing ball. Dr. Humphrey is  excited to return home and work with the people in the community.





Dr. Lindsay Montgomery

Dr. Lindsay Montgomery is a Bushnell native and grew up on a small family farm raising cattle, pigs, chickens, and riding horses. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2009 with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science. She then attended the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated in 2014. She spent summers in New York working with a mixed animal vet spending her time with dairy cattle and horses. She joined Jumper Creek Veterinary Clinic in August of 2015. Her interests include spending time with her family and friends, traveling, boating, and cooking/baking. Dr. Montgomery is happy to be working with the community for large animal and small animal needs.



Mrs. Lynne Yates

Lynne was born in Elyria Ohio and met Dr. Yates while she lived in Colorado.  They married in 1971.  She studied Journalism in school and raised their two children, JoAnna and Connor. She is currently the bookkeeper for Jumper Creek Veterinary clinic. She enjoys reading and spending time with their family of cats. Lynn is shy so we don’t have a picture to post.