Our Mebane Veterinarians

Kim Beegle, DVM

Dr. Beegle moved to sunny, warm North Carolina in 1982 after spending too many winters in Beeglepicbeautiful, but cold and cloudy New York State. She worked at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine as a Research Associate, then went on to attend vet school there, graduating in 1995.

Dr. Beegle spent most of the next few years working as a Relief Veterinarian, spending many years filling in at Piedmont Veterinary Clinic in Mebane, becoming a full time associate when that clinic merged with Mebane Pet Clinic in 2006. Her primary interests include Juvenile Wellness, Geriatrics and client education.

Dr. Beegle’s outside interests include a love for music, museums, films and assisting local and national animal welfare groups. She shares three cats (Scarlet, Caretta and Blaze) with her two sisters.



Melina Efthimiadis, DVM

Dr. Melina Efthimiadis (“Dr. E”) has been with Mebane Pet Clinic since 2010. She grew up in Durham, NC and has been working in the field of veterinary medicine for twenty two years. After graduating from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology (Summa Cum Laude) in 2003, she attended the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007, as valedictorian of her graduating class.

Dr. E has a strong special interest in abdominal ultrasound, a highly sensitive and non-invasive diagnostic imaging technique used to diagnose diseases and conditions of the abdominal organs. She has completed over 150 hours of ultrasound training and attended the NAVC Institute for Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound in Orlando, Florida. Dr. E also has interests in internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, dermatology, oncology and ophthalmology.

When she is not working, Dr. E and her husband enjoy horseback riding, especially endurance riding (50 mile rides), hiking, camping and home improvement projects. They share their home with 4 horses, 3 dogs, 4 cats and several chickens.

Tara Kipp, DVMtarakipp_1

Dr. Tara Kipp graduated from Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. That same year, she moved to NC, called it home and joined the Piedmont Vet Clinic and Mebane Pet Clinic families in 2007. She enjoys living in a small town and getting to know the local community through their pets. Her special veterinary interests include nutrition, geriatric wellness and promoting the human-pet bond through excellent health care and environmental enrichment.

Daily life is shared with her husband, three greyhounds and two horses. On the side, she likes playing piano, charcoal drawing and sitting on the back porch, holding court with the wild birds.

Pamela Means, DVM

Dr. Means started working with Mebane Pet Clinic in July 2001. Her career in veterinary medicinePamMeans began in 1987 as a technician. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1996. Her special interests include internal medicine and geriatrics. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, scrapbooking, running, zumba and gardening. Along with her husband and two children, her home is shared with 2 dogs, 9 cats and Einstein, the turtle.


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