Dr. Daryl Layfield Insley started Layfield Veterinary Services in 1991 on his family farm in Princess Anne. He has added Layfield Equine Services and Layfield – Pocomoke branch to the services that he provides to the Delmarva community. Dr. Insley graduated from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Dr. Insley shows horses, primarily in eventing, as well as, trains horses and riders with Layfield Sport Horses.
Dr. Lauren Abell joined Layfield Veterinary Services as an associate veterinarian in 2015. Dr. Abell is the primary veterinarian at the Pocomoke Branch during the week. Dr. Abell graduated from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine as the Valedictorian of the Class 2013. She was born and raised on the Delmarva Peninsula. She, her husband, Kyle, and their daughter, Anna, live in Pocomoke, MD with their dogs Jacob and Annie, cat Micah, and Bandit the horse. In her free time she enjoys singing with her church and in the community, and participating in outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, boating, and hiking. Dr. Abell loves this area and is so happy to be home with her family and friends.
Dr. Jessica Yankus joined Layfield Veterinary Services as an associate veterinarian in 2015. She works primarily with Layfield Equine Services during the week, but also works in hospital seeing small animal clients. She has special interests in equine emergency medicine, lameness, podiatry, and dentistry. Dr. Yankus earned her degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 with a focus in equine medicine. She is a native of the Eastern Shore and currently lives in Princess Anne, MD with her beloved dogs, cat, and horses.
Dr. Holly Kossuth joined Layfield Veterinary Services as an associate veterinarian in 2019. She was a practice owner in West Virginia for 26 years and was instrumental in starting the first all feline practice in the state. Dr. Kossuth earned her bachelors degree in 1982 from West Virginia University and graduated from Veterinary school in 1987 from Ohio State University. She currently resides on Chincoteague Island, Virginia. The island life includes 2 collies, 7 cats, a Quarter horse, Chincoteague pony and a miniature donkey. She also finds time to ride, read, garden and quilt.