Meet Our Management Team

Dennis Duty - Hospital Administrator, Fear Free Certified



Store manager for large national company for nearly 20 years, Dennis has had extensive management training and attended Arkansas State University. JFPH Hospital Administrator since 2015

Dennis and his wife Shelly have 3 children, Rachel Young, Nicole and Hunter. They recently welcomed their first grandson, River Young, August 12, 2015. Dennis is active with his church at Walnut Street Baptist. Dennis & Shelly currently also share their home with their dog Zoe.

Julie Hill - Office Manager, Fear Free Certified

Julie and Hailey

Julie has been with the hospital since 1993. She started out in the kennel, then worked as a Veterinary Assistant with Dr. Guntharp. In 2009, she became the Patient Care Specialist, taking care of any hospitalized patient under the direction of the veterinarian, and was in charge of making sure any boarders got their medications. In November 2012, she became our Office Manager.

Jonesboro Family Pet Hospital since 1993 as veterinary assistant.
Patient Care Specialist 2009-2012
Office Manager and Reception Manager 2012-present

Married to Danny Hill, she has 4 four legged children at home, Betty and her daughter Nora, Betty's niece Hailey and Nora's daughter Sarah living with her. Julie has been breeding and exhibiting Scottish Terriers under the AKC registered kennel name Oban since 2000. She is a past board member of the Scottish Terrier Club of America. Past Health Chairman of the Scottish Terrier Club of California; member of the Scottish Terrier Club of Greater Louisville, Heart of America Scottish Terrier Club (Vice President), and the national parent club, the Scottish Terrier Club of America. She conducted a health seminar with the Scottish Terrier Club of California in conjuction with AKC/CHF (Canine Health Foundation) in Long Beach, CA at the AKC/Eukanuba Meet The Breed in 2007, with her first show dog, Nadine (American Champion Top Brass Reveille O'Jacglen). Julie has competed across the US and Canada with her Scottish Terriers, including gaining Canadian championships on 2 of her dogs, AKC Grand Championships on several of her dogs and multiple Terrier Group placements, as well.

April Morgan - Kennel Manager, Fear Free Certified


Jonesboro Family Pet Hospital since early 2015 as kennel attendant
Kennel Manager - November 2015 to present

April grew up in Illinois and has a wide variety of work experience but mostly in the medical field. She and her 3 children, Courtney, Natalie & Gavin, share a home with their Miniature Dachshund, Riley and cat, Meadow. She is a great addition to our team and keeps our boarding facility in tip top shape!

Nanci Hill - Assistant Officer Manager, Crematory Manager, Bereavement Counselor, Fear Free Certified


Experience: Jonesboro Family Pet Hospital since 2005

Personal: Nanci Hill 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.

Megan Norris - Middle Manager, Fear Free Certified


Experience: Jonesboro Family Pet Hospital since 2014

Personal: 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, Vivi. Megan lives in Jonesboro with her husband Nick.

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


Experience: Jonesboro Family Pet Hospital since 2012

Personal: 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 and keeping our blood bank stocked. Candace's family includes cats Larry, Granny, Melon and Chloe, along with her dogs, Fin, OJ & Spicey.

Jericho - Hospitality and Entertainment Manager


Experience: Jonesboro Family Pet Hospital since 1980

Personal: Jericho has been with the clinic for 40 years. He is currently 65 years old with his birthday being April 1, 1955. He was originally Dr. Guntharp's parrot but over the years he has become part of the whole JFPH family. You can find him imitating cats and dogs along with other sounds he's picked up over time. He greets you (most of the time) when you come in and provides entertainment (to some) while you're here.

Fun Facts

Jericho enjoys tearing up paper and cardboard boxes. He likes bananas, grapes, and crackers. 

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