Meet Our Healthcare Team

Client Service Representatives

  • Nanci Hill
    Fear Free Certified
    Assistant Office Manager, Crematory Manager - CCO

    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. Nanci is also our Crematory Manager, she is certified in pet crematory operations and pet cemeteries. 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 continues to help our clients and patients coming into our hospital. Jessica & her husband Tad share their home with their dogs, Annie, Bo and their cat, Baby Kitty. They just welcomed their first furless child, Emma Kay in 2017.

  • Britny Hjørungdal

    Britny Hjørungdal joined us in the Spring of 2014. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University with a BA in English. She recently married her Norwegian husband on January 26, 2019. She shares her home with her 3 dogs Archer (shown here), Bunny and Ollie, 2 parakeets, 1 cockatiel and her 2 cats Aragon and June.

  • Brandy jenkins

    Brandy Jenkins joined our team in the early Spring of 2015. Brandy & her husband David live in the Jonesboro area with their son Evan, 2 dogs (including Finlee shown here), and 2 birds, Tink ( a double yellow headed amazon parrot) and Patty ( an African Gray parrot). 

  • Luke Guntharp

    Luke Guntharp joined us working part-time in the kennel in his high school years, during which he would spend his summer vacations working with us. He loves to travel, enjoying seasonal work in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He has recently returned from Wyoming in the fall of 2018 and has been with us since. He shares his home with his cat, Venus, shown pictured.

  • Alexis Graves

    Alexis came to us in 2016 and is currently pursuing her degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She is a senior and will soon be on her way to becoming a DVM! She shares her home with her dog Banner, pictured here, and her cat Jasper.

  • Samantha Copeland

    Samantha came to us for the first time in 2018, briefly left and then returned to us in 2020. She shares her home with her husband and two fur-babies Carina and Mila.

  • Jessica Parker

    Jessica Parker came to us in 2019. She is currently pursuing her Veterinary Technician Degree. She shares her home with her cats Farrah and Samson.

Certified Veterinary Technicians

Veterinary Assistants

  • Megan Norris
    Fear Free Certified
    Middle Manager

    Megan Norris joined 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, Chuck and is owned by very many kitties. Megan lives in Jonesboro with her husband Nick.

  • Candace White
    Fear Free Certified
    Head Patient Care Specialist, Head of JFPH Blood Bank

    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. Nowadays you can find her sharing in most of the PCS (Patient Care Specialist) duties. Candace's family includes cats Larry, Granny, Melon and Chloe, along with her dogs, Fin, OJ & Spicey.

  • John Trattner
    Fear Free Certified

    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.

  • Shelbie King
    CVA (Certified Veterinary Assistant) Fear Free Certified

    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!

  • Pam Bledsoe
    Fear Free Certified

    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. Pam has also just become a veterinary assistant! She and her husband Michael share their home with 3 kitties, Tiger Lily, Sweet Pea and Bobby Sue.

  • 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 dogs CJ and kitty Ollie.

  • Caitlin Wheaton-Duty

    Caitlin came to us in 2015 and left us for a brief time before returning in 2019. She is currently going to school to attain her BSN RN degree. Caitlin is a newlywed and shares her home with her husband Hunter and her 4 dogs, Molly, Blaze, Jack and Maddox.

  • Stephanie Williams

    Coming soon!

  • Hannah Kolke

    Hannah started with the JFPH family in 2018. She is currently studying to obtain her DVM. In her free time she likes taking naps and taking her dogs to the lake. She shares her home with her two dogs; Scout and Sadie and her cat Mayvis. 

  • Bryanna Foushee

    Bryanna came to us in February of 2020. She is currently pursuing her Veterinary Technician Degree and shares her home with her husband, Kyle, and 4 dogs - Bonnie, Mollie, Juno, and Mack.

  • Laura Bean

    Laura Bean is originally from Detroit, MI but came to us in 2018. She is a student at Astate pursuing her CVT & DVM degree. She currently shares her home with her 3 little boys and her two dogs, Caca and Bella. She loves serving her community and spending time with her boys.

Kennel Assistants

  • April Morgan
    Fear Free Certified
    Kennel Manager

    April joined our team in 2015. She grew up in Illinois and has a wide variety of work experience but mostly in the medical field. She shares her home with her precious furbaby, Meadow. She is a great addition to our team and keeps our boarding facility in tip top shape!

  • Lauren Edwards

    Lauren joined our team early in 2016. She is from the Jonesboro area. She is owned by 3 dogs, Athena, Chance and Sophie, and one cat, Silver Streak and is currently expecting her first non furry child!

  • 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.

  • Hallie Hankins

    Hallie came to us in November of 2018. She is currently attending ASU for her Pre-Veterinary qualifications so she can become a DVM. She shares her home with her 3 dogs, Kimber, Elvis, Sophie and two cats, Skittles, Miley. You can find her taking care of our patients and boarders in our kennel facility.

  • Valerie Bowen

    Valerie came to us in 2018. She is a Jonesboro native and is currently pursuing her Animal Science degree before she moves on to her DVM degree. She shares her home with her dog Molly, and cats Reece and Pumpkin (pictured with her). 

  • Melissa Golden

    Melissa joined our team in December of 2018. She is originally from North Carolina and currently resides in Paragould. She studies Animal Science with an emphasis in Pre-Veterinary Medicine at Arkansas state University. She one day hopes to obtain her DVM. Melissa shares her home with two dogs, Surge and June, and her cat Sox.

  • Breanna Condon

    Breanna joined our team in June of 2019. She is originally from Michigan but currently resides in Brookland. Breanna is studying Biology at Williams Baptist University and hopes to obtain her DVM in the future. She currently shares her home with her 3 dogs: Caramel, Molly and Kong.

  • Shaunessy Hamilton

    Shaunessy came to us in June of 2019. She is originally from Mountain Home and is currently going to ASU for Pre-Professional Biology. She hopes to obtain her DVM one day and shares her home with her 3 dogs; Comet, Bo and Bear.

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