Cristina Barndollar, Veterinary Assistant

I am a Veterinary Technician Assistant. At Dogwood, we are a family and we all share the same goal of treating our patients like family.  I love taking care of the animals and their human counterparts; as if they were a part of my family.  I enjoy spending time with my family and my 11…

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kara smith bio

Kara Smith, Veterinary Assistant

I am a Veterinary Technician Assistant.  I enjoy working with animals, learning new things and improving health in our local community.  Dogwood has an excellent team-oriented environment and a passion for improving the veterinary industry.  I have volunteered with the humane society for 5 years combined with my previous experience and other hospitals before starting…

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Ashton Bigler, Team Leader

I am the Surgery Technician here at Dogwood.  Dogwood provides a level of care that far exceeds any hospital I have ever worked for.  Not only for the pets, but for the clients.  I get to take care of everyone’s babies and get to build relationships with all the owners as well.  I enjoy working…

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Mandi Hornsby, Lab & Pharmacy Assistant

I am the Lab and Pharmacy Tech.  I am a mother to 4 children and 2 Labradors named Raven and Hodor.  Dogwood is my family.  There is never a boring day and I am always busy.  I love what I do and I never dread coming to work.  I love this team and enjoy what…

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Jami Dickson, Client Service Representative

I am a Client Service Representative. I knew in the first 5 minutes of interviewing that Dogwood was the place for me.  It feels like family here.  I have been married for 30 years, have 2 sons, Cameron and Mason (27 and 25), and one spoiled schnauzer named Brodie.  I am originally from Louisiana, and we…

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Kes Sims, Client Service Representative

Hi, my name is Kes, I’m a Client Service Representative for Dogwood.  My husband’s name is Conner and we have 2 dogs that are basically my children.  I love to read, I love the beach, and the mountains. I am passionate about community involvement and am actively involved in coordinating community activities for my church and…

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Claire Wood, Hospital Manager

Claire joined the Dogwood team in August of 2019. She has two dogs, Macy and Zeus. Claire enjoys spending her free time exploring new places with her husband, Wade, and their dogs. She also loves to read in any spare moment she has. Claire has always had a passion to help pets live long and…

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Wanda Wilson, Client Services

Wanda Wilson has been a part of our team since January of 1998. She enjoys working with all of the pets at our hospital and our great doctors. At home, she has two pets: a Poodle named Lucy and a cat named Pitty Pat. She and her husband Jimmy have been married since 1981.

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What's Next

  • 1

    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.