Kim is a Jefferson City native and graduated from JCHS and attended Lincoln University. She joined the SWAH family in 2005 as a kennel technician. She quickly advanced to a receptionist and a groomer. After a brief period of being a stay-at-home Mom to her 2 kiddos she has come back to work for us…

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Nikki Kresl

Nikki joined the SWAH Team as an evening receptionist in June of 2017. She attended college in Sedalia, MO at the State Fair Community College where she earned her Associate’s Degree in Agriculture and Artificial Insemination in cattle. She loves being outdoors with her boyfriend and 2 dogs, Moose and Jewel. She also enjoys trail…

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Amanda Uptegrove

Amanda is our full-time veterinary technician. She joined the team in August of 2010 originally as a receptionist. Some of her duties include preparing the exam rooms, assisting the doctors, administering medications and treatments, taking x-rays, and assisting with emergencies. Amanda is a 2005 graduate of Maple Woods Community College, She has over 10 years…

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Kaylyn Davis

Kaylyn is our evening Veterinary Technician. She came to Southwest Animal Hospital in July of 2009 as a Kennel Technician. Kaylyn was also our Groomer for several years before transferring to her new position. As our evening Technician, Kaylyn is responsible for assisting the doctor, clients, and patients. She runs chemistry panels, reads various tests,…

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Lisa Lawler

Lisa joined the Southwest Animal Hospital family in May 2006. She began as a kennel technician and quickly advanced to a veterinary assistant, now Lisa has an integral role as supervisor to our technicians in our hospital. Lisa trains all technicians and ensures that our veterinarians are fully facilitated during all procedures. She is responsible…

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Robert Beddoe

Robert is a native of Springfield, MO and is Dr. Stacey Beddoe’s husband. They met as instant high school sweethearts in their church’s youth group and have been a team ever since! After dating while in college, Robert and Dr. Beddoe were married the summer of 2001, during the few weeks of break between Dr….

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Dr. Abigail Roe

Dr. Abigail Roe (Stone) grew up in Wardsville, MO and graduated from Helias High School. She attended Missouri Western State University and got her BS degree in Biology with an emphasis in Health Sciences. She worked at a Veterinary Clinic in undergrad, while also playing College Basketball. She attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at…

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Dr. Stacey Beddoe

Dr. Stacey Beddoe is originally from Springfield, MO. She graduated from Willard High School and then attended Drury University. While pursuing a BS degree in both Biology and Chemistry, she worked as a veterinary technician at Cottage Veterinary Hospital. She was admitted into the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of MO-Columbia after only…

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What's Next

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    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.