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Staff

  • Haley Dingfelder
    D.V.M.
    Medical Director

    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 a cat named Schrodinger.  Come on by and say 'Hi' to our crew!

  • Eugene Ervin
    D.V.M.

    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.

  • Jamie Case
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Jamie graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017.  She lives with her husband, Scott and daughter, Ember on their farm in Cole Camp.  In their free-time they enjoy taking care of their cows and chickens and playing with their dogs, Rusty and Nelly.  Dr. Jamie started with the Golden Valley Animal Clinic team in November 2019.  Her passion is in educating and working with clients on preventative care to ensure the longest and happiest lives for their family pets.  

  • 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

    Worked at the Golden Valley Animal Clinic since 1999. Owns 1 dog 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.

  • Vanessa Bowles
    Veterinary Assistant

    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.

  • Carrie Knowles
    Veterinary Assistant

    Carrie has been working for the clinic for several years. She has several fur kids and brings years of experience with her. She enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.

  • Carmen Duren
    Receptionist

    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.

  • Cindy Robinson
    Receptionist/ Kennel Assistant

    Cindy had been working with an equestrian practice for several years before moving to the area with her husband. She works part time as a receptionist and enjoys helping with kennel whenever possible. 

  • Amy Tate
    Lead Kennel Assistant

    Amy has been happily employed at Golden Valley Animal Clinic since January 2017.  Amy works in the kennels as well as helping out with the front desk and as needed. Amy and her husband have 3 fur babies and enjoy going on an annual cruises.  

  • Alyssa Tucker
    Kennel Assistant

    Currently Alyssa is attending High School and assists with kennels on the weekends.

  • Riley Lawson
    Kennel Assistant

    Riley is currently attending high school and involved in several after school activities. She assists with kennels on weekends and is able to help assist  doctors and front desk. 

  • Randall Eugene
    Greeter

    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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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed