We put your pet’s health first.
Dr. Brad Twigg
Dr. Brad Twigg is a 2010 graduate of The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Twigg brought his brand of Compassionate Comprehensive Care to Plaza Animal Clinic in 2016. He is a lifelong Kansas Citian, and he lives with his wife Stephanie, their son, and two dogs, Tula and Bogey. Dr. Twigg is a big fan of The Royals and The Chiefs but mostly enjoys playing golf and lake time with the family whenever his busy schedule allows. Dr. Twigg is available most days for appointments.
Dr. Leanna Carpenter
Dr. Leanna Carpenter graduated from The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and enjoyed interacting with pets and their owners. Dr. Carpenter’s compassion for pets is beyond measure. She lives in Kansas City with her husband and son. She enjoys KC’s Current soccer games and fishing with her dad. Dr. Carpenter is available for appointments every Thursday and Friday.
Dr. Kara Forsee
Dr. Kara Forsee is a graduate of The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Forsee grew up in the Plaza area of Kansas City and enjoys serving clients and patients at Plaza Animal Clinic. She works in other aspects of veterinary medicine outside of PAC, but we are lucky to have her when she is available. Dr. Forsee enjoys time with her family outside of her busy work hours. Please call for Dr. Forsee’s availability.
Dr. Kristin Wuellner
Dr. Kristin Wuellner has been with Plaza Animal Clinic since May 2019. Dr. Wuellner is a graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys discussing your pet’s diet with you and their overall care to help them live their best lives. She works outside with her husband Andy, cat Boris, and dog Andy!
Dr. Jodie Hayes
Dr. Jodie Hayes graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hayes started her career in emergency veterinary medicine. She took what she learned and began Mobile Pet Imaging here in Kansas City. Along with working at Plaza Animal Clinic, Dr. Hayes’ company works with many clinics in the area performing ultrasounds and echocardiograms, allowing patients to remain at their primary clinics for these procedures. Dr. Hayes lives with her wife and daughter and many, many, many pets in Kansas City. She enjoys Chiefs games, Sporting, KC Current events, and the weekend activities that come with being a parent. Please call for Dr. Hayes’ availability.
Halie Tracey has been working with pets literally since she could walk. Growing up with a mom owning a grooming salon will do that. Halie has been with Plaza Animal Clinic since the summer of 2016. Not only is she a GREAT groomer and known throughout KC for skill, but she is also one of our main veterinary assistants. On the few hours a week, Halie is not serving our clients; she enjoys weekend getaways with her husband and daughter. Those getaways typically included camping, fishing, and general outdoor activities. Please call if you’d like to schedule grooming with Halie.
Samantha Morgan came to Plaza Animal Clinic in 2016 and has been the go-to assistant ever since. Sam’s role at the clinic includes assisting doctors with surgeries and being the best exam room assistant. Chances are, if you’ve been to Plaza Animal Clinic, you’ve had a positive experience with Sam. Sam enjoys being a mother to her daughter and two four-legged girls. Sam and her husband enjoy going to the lake during the summer, spending as much time as possible camping and enjoying the lake.
Jackie Ward has been with Plaza Animal Clinic since 2016, starting as a kennel attendant and working her way into being a veterinary assistant. Jackie has quickly become essential to Plaza Animal Clinic and is one of our main exam room assistants. Jackie spends her free time with her daughter and husband enjoying their time together.
Rykel Lawrence started working at Plaza Animal Clinic summer of 2022. She is in the middle of her studies to become a Registered Veterinary Technician at Maple Woods. Being a full-time student and veterinary assistant does not leave Rykel with multiple downtimes; we all know Rykel’s hard work will pay off.
Donna Pugh has been grooming at Plaza Animal Clinic since 2017. However, Donna has been grooming for many, many years. She raised her three daughters in her grooming salon and passed on her passion for dogs there. Donna is great at developing close relationships with clients who appreciate her skill and experience grooming their pets. Donna enjoys fishing and a lot of time with her five grandchildren. She will take any opportunity to head south for some deep-sea fishing with her husband. Please call us to schedule grooming with Donna.
Marianne Fox is Plaza Animal Clinic. If you’ve called our offices or walked into our clinic, there is a good chance you’ve met Marianne. Marianne has worked at Plaza Animal Clinic for several years and has a relationship with almost every client, knowing most of them by name. Marianne spends her time outside Plaza Animal Clinic with her husband, going on many adventures. Closer to home, Marianne is the best grandma her four grandchildren could hope for, and she spends time with them whenever possible.
Mary Surratt has been a part-time receptionist with Plaza Animal Clinic since 2016. Mary enjoys her retirement *minus her part-time hour’s art PAC. She spends most of her free time with her grandson, taking him places and spoiling him. If you’re lucky enough to catch Mary, she would love to tell you about her grandson!
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