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Meet Our Healthcare Team

Client Service Representatives

  • Nanci Brown
    Fear Free Certified

    Nanci Brown has been a member of our team since 2003. She came to us with extensive veterinary experience and has her Master's Degree from Arkansas State University. Nanci is active with her Arkansas Game & Fish Wildlife rehabilitation permit. She has a daughter Hannah Grogan, and they share their home with several 4 legged family members.

  • Jessica Constant

    Jessica Constant joined us in 2007. She has worked in the kennel, as a doctor's assistant and is now at the front desk. She left us briefly in 2013 but came back home and continues to help our clients and patients coming into our hospital. Jessica & her husband Tad have several canine kids as well as several kitties. They just welcomed their first furless child, Emma Kay, June 14, 2017.

  • Britny Lee

    Britny Lee joined us in the Spring of 2014. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University with a BA in English. She shares her home with her 2 dogs Archer (shown here) and Ollie, and her cat Aragon.

  • Shelly Duty

    Shelly Duty joined us in the Spring of 2014. Shelly is married and has 2 daughters, Nicole and Rachel, a son Hunter and a grandson, River. She and her husband live in the Jonesboro area with Zoe, shown with her.

  • Brandy jenkins

    Brandy Jenkins rejoined our team in the early Spring of 2015. Brandy & her husband David live in the Jonesboro area with their son Evan, a cat and 2 dogs, including Finlee shown here.

  • Caitlin Wheaton

    Caitlin Wheaton came to us in late summer of 2015. She is from the Jonesboro area. She started working on her major in biochemistry at the University of Denver and has transferred to ASU. She currently lives with her dogs Molly, Jack & Blaze. Caitlin started out in the kennel taking care of our boarders & patients and has moved to our front desk to welcome you in to the hospital and also helping care for your pet's medical needs with the doctors.

  • Sydney Vaught

    Sydney Vaught comes to us from Hot Springs. She is a junior at Arkansas State University, working towards her Animal Science major, Pre-Vet courses. Sydney shares her home with her dog, Remmi. She can be seen greeting clients at the front desk, assisting the doctors with health care as well as caring for our boarding guests in the kennel.

  • Samantha Copeland

    Samantha Copeland is our newest team member. She comes to us with several years of experience in client service. She & her husband JJ share their home with their 2 dogs Mila and Seamus.




Certified Veterinary Technicians

  • Amber Palmer
    CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician)

    Amber Palmer graduated from Arkansas State University in Beebe in 2012 with her degree in Veterinary Technology. Amber has previous experience working in veterinary hospitals. She is married to Bryar and they have several four legged family members, including Possum the ferret, shown with her here. Amber & Bryar welcomed their first fur-challenged baby, Averie, in July 2015. Congratulations!!

  • John Griffith
    CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician)

    John Griffith comes to us as a recent 2015 graduate of Arkansas State University-Beebe's Veterinary Technology program. He also has a degree from ASU in journalism. John originates from New Zealand, so you might detect a bit of an accent when you talk with him. He and his wife Charlee are currently owned by 2 rescue cats, rescue dogs and at least 5 rescued chickens.

  • Derek Cook
    CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician)

    Derek Cook came back to us in the summer of 2017. He also earned his degree from ASU-Beebe's Veterinary Technology program in 2012. Derek and his daughter Keleigh share their home with a cat named Tabby.




Veterinary Assistants

  • John Trattner

    John Trattner came to us in 2009 from Chicago, by way of San Diego, California. He is a full time dad to Eain. John came to us with quite a bit of veterinary experience. When he's not chasing storms, he loves to cruise on his motorcycle as well as soaking up fur time with patients here at the hospital.

  • Candace White

    Candace White has been here since 2012 and is a graduate of Arkansas State University. She has worked in the kennel caring for our boarders and as an assistant seeing to the health of our patients. Candace's family includes cats Larry, Granny and Chloe, and dogs, Fin & OJ.

  • Megan Norris
    Fear Free Certified

    Megan Norris has rejoined our family in 2014. She worked at a veterinary hospital in Walnut Ridge before joining us and is currently working towards her Veterinary Technician degree. She is shown here with one of her dogs, Vivi. Megan lives in Jonesboro with her husband Nick.

  • Lindsay Short

    Lindsay Short rejoined our team in spring 2014. She has a biology degree from Arkansas State University. She is ruled by her furry family and Ralphie. Lindsay got married to Zac Short in December 2016.

  • Stella Shepherd

    Stella Shepherd joined our family in the fall of 2015. She is attending Arkansas State University, working on her Animal Science degree. Stella is ruled by a Great Dane mix named Reba (pictured with her above), and 2 horses, Bandit and Rosey.

  • Shelbie King
    CVA (Certified Veterinary Assistant)

    Shelbie King comes to us thru an internship program. She is a graduate of Ozarka College in Melbourne. She lives with her cats Tigger and Roo. Shelbie can also be found assisting the doctors take care of the medical needs of your pets. Shelbie just gained her certificate as a Veterinary Assistant. Congratulations!

  • Alescia Manes

    Coming soon!




Kennel Attendants

  • Ben Diab

    Ben Diab has been caring for the pets here since 2013. Raised in New York, he moved here in 2010 and shares his home with his dog CJ and kitty Ollie.

  • Lauren Mavros

    Lauren Mavros joined our team early in 2016. She is from the Jonesboro area. She is owned by 2 dogs, Athena and Sophie, and one cat, Silver Streak.

  • Pam Bledsoe

    Pam Bledsoe moved to the Jonesboro area from Memphis in 2016. She had several years of experience in the retail side of pet care before coming to join our team. She and her husband Michael share their home with 3 kitties, Tiger Lily, Sweet Pea and Bobby Sue.

  • Sara Fielder

    Sara Fielder is new to our team in 2017. She grew up in northeast Arkansas and attends Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She is involved with the American Boer Goat Association and the A-State Spirit & Arkansas Challenge Scholarships.

  • Alicia Torres

    Alicia Torres is from the Jonesboro area and joined our team in May 2017. She will be attending Arkansas State University with a major in pyschology & counseling. Alicia shares her home with her 2 dogs, Charlie & Bates.

  • Cassie Montesano

    Cassie joined our team in February 2017. She grew up in central Arkansas and attends Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She is pursuing her degree in Animal Science with an emphasis on Equine Health and Management. She enjoys spending her time photographing her pets, Oaklee (pictured here), Kai and her horse Spirit. She was also the president of the Equine Club at A-state.

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Jonesboro Office

Monday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

4:00 pm-5:00 pm