• Haley Dingfelder

    Dr. Haley Dingfelder joined Golden Valley Animal Clinic in July of 2017 as a part-time relief veterinarian.  An opportunity to join the practice on a regular basis arose at the beginning of this year and she is now employed with us full-time.  Dr. Haley graduated with her DVM from University of Missouri in 2011 and has practiced in both Missouri and Tennessee.  Her professional interests include internal medicine and management of allergies as well as preventive medicine for companion animals.  Dr. Haley also has her own ambulatory practice on a limited basis that includes caring for large animals (horses and cows) as well as small ruminants (sheep and goats).  Her personal interests include an array of outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, camping, fishing, shooting, horseback riding, bicycling, traveling, and riding her motorcycles.  She is pictured here with one of her motorcycles and her English Bulldog, Shelby, who can be seen here almost daily at the clinic, sleeping in the corner of the reception area.  She also has leopard gecko named Aries and a cat named Schrodinger.  Come on by and say 'Hi' to our crew!

  • Eugene Ervin

    Dr. Ervin is a native of southwest Missouri, graduating from Bolivar High School in 1987, and doing his undergraduate work at Missouri State University in Springfield. He is a 1994 graduate of the University of Missouri Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He has special interest in surgery, particularly orthopedics, along with diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of diseases and pets. He currently lives near Leeton with his wife and three children, four cats, two dogs and three goats.

  • Katrina Zimmer
    Practice Manager

    Katrina is our practice manager and has been with the practice since April 2017.  She spent almost 20 years working in human medicine but is now following her true passion which is to work in an environment with animals every day.  Away from work Katrina enjoys all outdoor activities, spending time with her family, and spoiling her 2 dogs and 3 cats.

  • Debbie Stephens
    Office Manager/Lead Veterinary Technician

    Worked at the Golden Valley Animal Clinic since 1999. Owns 3 dogs and she enjoys quilting and doing crafts. She enjoys spending time with her 10 current grandkids and looks forward to the one on the way.

  • Margie Spindler
    Veterinary Technician

    Margie was born and raised on a Colorado farm. From an early age, she had a strong love for 2 things: music and animals. As a young adult she pursued her passion for music and graduated from college with a bachelor's degree in music education. She moved to Missouri shortly after to take on the role of music director at a local church. Her eagerness to love on all animals led her to working in the animal care field for the last 16 years. Her family includes: 3 dogs, Emma (14 yrs), Libby (12 yrs) and Evie (5 mos) and 1 Appaloosa horse, Cappi (19 yrs). Margie's latest commitment is to the sport of running and biking. She has been running for 5 years, with countless races and medals under her belt and many riding miles under her belt during her first year of biking. In April of 2017, Margie completed her first marathon...with the help of MANY training hours of running with her dogs.  

  • Vanessa Bowles
    Veterinary Technician

    Vanessa has worked at a vet clinic for 4 years and a dog daycare and training for 2 years and immensely loves working with animals.  Making residence in Missouri now, GVAC has decided to add her spunky personality to the staff.

  • Carmen Duren

    With her love for animals, she doesn't consider her job work, and probably spends more time outside than inside.  When she's not spending time with her critters, or family & friends, she enjoys gardening, woodworking, and BBQ.

  • Stephanie Goodrich
    Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

    Stephanie Goodrich has been with the clinic off and on since her senior year of high school in 2017, she attends Longview Community College in Lee's Summit, MO.  Stephanie lives with her boyfriend, Gabe, in Warrensburg, MO, and they have a Rottweiler named Elvis, four quarter horses and a Peterbald cat.  Her hobbies are riding horses on her parent's farm, raising Rottweilers with her mother, and doing anything farm wise.  Stephanie's future plans are to continue her education in pursuit of getting a Veterinary Medicine Degree.

  • Amy Tate

    Amy has been grooming for 5 years, and was the former owner of A.J. Pup Pampering in Clinton.  She has been happily employed at Golden Valley Animal Clinic since January 2017.  She also assists the doctors when she is not busy grooming

  • Alyssa Tucker
    Kennel Assistant

    Bio will be added soon

  • Patience Doll
    Kennel Assistant

    Patience is currently attending college in hopes of one day becoming a licensed vet technician. She grew up on a farm and loves working with animals.

  • Randall Eugene

    Randall is currently growing up and finding himself. He like to greet everyone when they arrive and enjoys a little play with the patients. Randall is still living at home here and hopes to one day be a large cat. You can see him out and about the clinic most days. 

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