Meet Our Team

  • Drs.
    Drs. Roger & Donna Shaw

    Drs. Roger & Donna Shaw met while attending veterinary school at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and opened their practice in June, 1983. Their daughter Heather and her husband Adam reside in Trumann with their daughter Everleigh. Heather is a high school history teacher. Their daughter Jennifer resides in Maumelle and is the senior accountant for Westrock Coffee. The youngest daughter Stephanie has her Master of Science in Marine Science and lives with her husband Jake in Guam where he serves in the U.S. Navy.

  • Lesley Woodard

    Lesley greets you with a smile each time you visit with your pet. She performs many valuable tasks in addition to answering your questions. She also handles the scheduling of appointments and assists the doctors with the care of your pets while staying at our hospital. Her compassion for animals is amazing and she keeps our office running efficiently. She shares her home with Molly  and her Boxer Bender.

  • JoDawn Carlton

    JoDawn Carlton recently joined our staff as a veterinary assistant. She has some formal education as a veterinary technician.  JoDawn cares for the pets who are lodging with us, assists the doctors with treatment of the ill patients in the hospital, and helps Lesley at the front desk to answer your phone calls and schedule appointments. She is wonderful with the pets and loves to get to know your fur babies. These pictures feature JoDawn with her fur baby Lily Ann and kitty Murray.  

  • Kali Koelling

    Kali Koelling is a 2018 honors graduate from Highland High School.  Kali is the newest member of our staff and we are excited to welcome her to our team. Kali recently completed her first year of college at Arkansas State University majoring in Biology.  Kali aspires to be a veterinarian and is getting a good bit of on the job experience this summer working with Drs. Roger & Donna Shaw. She is helping with treating pets, assisting in surgery, and soaking up as much information as possible about veterinary medicine. We are excited to have her join our team and we look forward to great things from her!

  • Jeff Lyles

    Jeff Lyles joined our team in December of 1999. Jeff cares for our lodging pets and ensures they are comfortable and happy during their stay.  Jeff exercises the dogs twice a day and gives the cats lodging with us loads of TLC. He lives with his two companions Trotter and Shaggy and can tell you all sorts of information about sports statistics. Jeff is originally from Wisconsin and his favorite football team is the Green Bay Packers. 

Chester and Lesley

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