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Veterinarians

Dr. Cindy Wolfe

Veterinarian/Owner
Dr. Wolfe's Bio
Dr. Wolfe’s love of animals and their care began at an early age on the family farm. Her mom encouraged her to turn that love into a career in veterinary medicine. She is a ’94 graduate of Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she joined Drs. Steve and Teresa Wills and became a partner of the hospital in 2001.

One of her favorite aspects of being a veterinarian is caring for her patients, diagnosing and treating illnesses, and interacting with her clients. She always loves to see puppies and kittens as exciting new additions to the practice family. Over the years, she has welcomed the opportunities she’s had to make a difference in the lives of pets by improving their health and allowing them to have more quality years with their owners.

Dr. Wolfe shares her home with her husband Buck and their children, Katie, Kara, and Haley. She’s also the proud pet mom of three cats, Moonlight, Leo, and Harper; dogs, Willy, Jill, and Bradley; horses, Cracker Jack and Baxter; Bobby the Beta fish; and Cooper the parakeet. When she’s noshe’s Wills, she enjoys spending time with her children, church activities, working outside, running, reading, and watching old TV shows and movies with her family.

Dr. Whitney Bruce

Veterinarian/Owner
Dr. Bruce's Bio

Dr. Bruce joined Wills Animal Hospital in 2014 after earning her DVM from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and became a partner in the practice in 2019. She enjoys building relationships with her patients and working with their parents to keep them as happy and healthy as possible. She shares her home with her husband Bryon, their daughter Rosie, and their cat, Spooky. When Dr. Bruce isn’t caring for animals at Wills, she enjoys traveling, watching Auburn football, and spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband also feel strongly about raising awareness and money for congenital heart disease in memory of their son James.

Dr. Isaac Daniel

Veterinarian

Dr. Daniel's Bio
Dr. Isaac Daniel is a 2021 graduate from Auburn University of Veterinary Medicine. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in science from Western Kentucky University. Dr. Daniel’s favorite part about working with us is our staff and how everyone works hard and works together. This was one of his biggest factors in making the decision to stay with us after his preceptorship. He shares his home with a Golden Retriever named Fisher, an Aussie mix, Nora, an American Bull dog, Bella, and a cat named Chloe. Outside of work Dr. Daniel, enjoys landscaping and doing yardwork around his home.

Dr. Shanna Clifford

Veterinarian

Dr. Clifford's Bio

Dr. Clifford grew up in Flemington, New Jersey, where her love for animals started at a young age. Her passion for family pets and livestock led her to Kansas State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. In 2015 she moved to the Caribbean island of Grenada to attend St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. After three years of classwork (and some time on the beach), Dr. Clifford moved to Knoxville, where she completed her clinical training at the University of Tennessee. After graduating, Dr. Clifford practiced in North Carolina for two years before moving to Owensboro with her fiancé Max and her cat Hef. Dr. Clifford is excited to continue her career at Wills Animal Hospital and is looking forward to meeting you and your beloved pets!

Dr. Cassie Garvin

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Garvin's Bio

Dr. Cassie Garvin is a 2018 graduate from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and completed her clinical year at the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Lewisport, Kentucky and went to undergraduate school at Murray State University, and she was excited to return back to Kentucky to work and get involved with the community. She loves exotic animals like birds, reptiles, and small mammals, as well as cats and dogs! She currently has 2 dogs, D.K and Finn, and 2 cats, Enya and Mochi. Her favorite hobby is anything that involves being outside, hiking, camping, swimming, traveling. Dr. Garvin loves the team here at Wills and the dedication of everyone to make every visit for both patients and owners the best one.

Dr. Whitfill

Dr. Nichole Whitfill

Veterinarian

Dr. Whitfill's Bio
Dr. Nichole Whitfill is a 2019 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Breckinridge County, KY and went to undergrad at Murray State University where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture with a focus on Pre-Vet medicine and also earned her Masters of Science with a certification in Veterinary Hospital Management. She loves reproductive medicine and hopes to build this area of the practice one day. She also has a passion for nutrition and orthopedics. She shares a home with her Husband Jesse, son Kai, 3 St Bernards (Dmitri, Wish, and Tuesday), 1 cat (Apollo), and a horse (Eros). When not working, Dr Whitfill loves to show her dogs, travel, spend time with her son, and binge watch TV shows with her husband. She is excited about starting her career here at Wills Animal Hospital and looks forward to creating lasting relationships with the clients.

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Desirae

Desirae's Bio

Desirae is a graduate of Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in agriculture with an emphasis on veterinary technology, a Master of Science, and a certification in veterinary hospital management. She served as a graduate assistant at MSU, teaching pre-vet and vet tech students nursing and surgical skills. Desirae has a senior rescue dog, Finbar, from a local rescue. She enjoys using her surgery and nursing skills while leading our surgery department to enhance the patients’ lives here at Wills Animal Hospital.

Bethany

Bethany's Bio
Bio coming soon!

Courtney

Courtney's Bio
Courtney is our Head Technician and is a graduate of Baker College in Flint, Michigan with an Associate of Applied Science degree in veterinary technology. Courtney moved here with her Corgi Bonnie. She has since added Karma (Black Lab) and Yotie (Mountain Cur), Dakota (Wirehaired Pointer/mix) to her family. Courtney’s favorite hobby outside of work is hunting and horseback riding. Something she enjoys at work is meeting new people and their pets and working with her fellow techs and doctors to provide them the best possible care.

Raven

Raven's Bio

Raven graduated from OCTC with an associate degree in applied science from the veterinary technology program. She has five dogs, a bird, and two ducks. She enjoys seeing different patients every day and being able to help the doctors and fellow techs provide the best care possible for them.

Brianna

Brianna's Bio
Brianna graduated from the OCTC Veterinary Technology program. She has two beagles, Chase and Sadie and three cats, FatCat, Buttermilk, and Mommakins. One aspect that she loves about her job is working with all of her friendly coworkers and feels as if everyone is dedicated to giving the best care possible for all of our patients. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling when she can.

Katelyn

Katelyn's Bio
Katelyn graduated from the Veterinary Technology program through OCTC. She shares her home with pitbull/mix named Buck. Her favorite part about working at Wills Animals Hospital is the quality of care that we provide.
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Sarah

Sarah's Bio

Sarah graduated from the Veterinary Technology program through OCTC. She enjoys working with her co-workers every day. Her own pets include 2 dogs, Dallas (Dalmatian) and Billie (Weimaraner/mix) and 3 cats, Morticia, GiGi, and Chicken Nugget. During her free time, she enjoys reading and watching movies and TV.

Falyn

Falyn's bio

Falyn graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at OCTC where she plans to graduate and become a Licensed Vet Tech. She has a dog named Ruth and a cat named Kitty. Outside of work Falyn enjoys being outside and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite part about working with us is getting to spend time with all the patients and learning their personalities.

Mariah

Mariah's bio

Mariah graduated from the Veterinary Technology Program through OCTC and will be graduating May 2023. Her favorite part about working with us is her co-workers and all of the opportunities she has in learning. She also loves getting to meet/help patients. Outside of work, Mariah enjoys being with family & friends, helping around their family farm, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and spending time with her calico cat named Pumpkin.

Becka

Becka's Bio
Becka graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in agriculture with an emphasis in veterinary technology. Her own pets include Willow the Miniature Australian Shepherd dog. She also has her small herd of beef cattle that she enjoys caring for on her farm. Her favorite hobbies include being on the lake, riding horses, and traveling. She loves making a difference in the lives of the patient’s she helps care for.

Veterinary Assistants

Julia

Julia

Julia's Bio
Julia graduated from OCTC with an associate degree in applied science from the Veterinary Technology program. She has 3 dogs: a boxer/lab mix named Drake, 2 beagles, Maggie and Kota, 3 cats named Mr. Wilson, Loki, and Lucian, and 26 chickens. Julia enjoys working with senior pets and their end-of-life care. She feels strongly about client education and making sure that every pet owner understands their pet’s health. On her free time, she enjoys being outside and spending time with her family and friends.

Aliyah

Aliyah's Bio

Aliyah is a graduate of OCTC with an associate degree in veterinary technology. She shares her home with two Dachshunds, Otto and Henry. She enjoys meeting the pets and their owners and developing relationships with them to provide the best care possible.

Alissa

Alissa's Bio
Alissa graduated from OCTC where she received her associates degree in applied science from the Veterinary Technology program. Her own pets include a cat, Little Buddy, and a Welsh Pembroke Corgi, Einstein (Ein). One thing she enjoys most about Wills is being with her coworkers. She finds comfort in knowing that she is able to come to work and the people around her will always be there for her. In Alissa’s free time, she enjoys drawing and painting, especially while using charcoals and pastels. The messier, the better!

Hailey

Hailey's Bio
Hailey graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at OCTC. Her own pets include 2 dogs, Coco & Moose; 2 cats, Klayton & Nala; A ferret named Bandit; 3 Box turtles, Todd, Gus, & Roxy; and 1 Red Ear slider turtle. Her favorite hobbies in her free time include watching tv/movies, playing video games, going to hockey games, and spending time with her family. Hailey loves being able to work with animals and learning new things every day. She also enjoys her co-workers, clients and seeing all of the different breeds of animals that come through our hospital.
Haley

Haley

Haley's bio

Haley graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at OCTC where she plans to graduate and become a Licensed Vet Tech. Her favorite hobby is reading and spending time with her ShihPoo, Matilda. Haley loves the learning experience that we have given her while she has been in school and loves working with the animals and her coworkers.

Allie

Allie's Bio

Allie graduated from Apollo High School and is now a graduate of the Vet Tech Program at OCTC. Her family includes her Australian Shepherd Riley and her cat Tom. Allie enjoys getting to take care of the variety of animals that come into Wills Animal Hospital.

Client Service Representatives

Kim

Kim's Bio

Kim enjoys talking with clients in-depth, getting to know them, and seeing how much they love their pets. She adopted her lab/Pyrenees mix Pearl from a rescue who had a litter of puppies needing homes. Pearl was the only girl in the litter, and it was love at first sight.

Fun fact: Kim has worked at Wills Animal Hospital for over 20+ years!

Kelsie

Kelsie's Bio

Kelsie is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in health science. She shares her home with her dachshund Sailor and her beagle Jolene. She enjoys meeting all of the pets and their owners. Being able to be around animals all day and help them in every way possible is her dream come true.

Judy

Judy's Bio
Judy graduated from Apollo High School and has been with us for 15+ years. She takes great pleasure in being able to offer comfort and care to the animals that come in and the opportunity to get to know their owners. She shares her home with three cats— Joy, Momma Flo, and Little Emma—and two dogs – standard poodle and shih Tzu, Nicole and Faith.

Shaina

Shaina's Bio
Shaina enjoys the environment here at Wills and making friends with everyone that comes through. Outside of work Shaina enjoys doing photography, videography, traveling. She shares her home with 3 dogs, Wednesday (Chocolate lab), Kolbie (Labradoodle), and Phoebe (Shih Tzu) and 1 cat named Soma.
Shauna

Shauna

Shauna's Bio

Shauna has her CNA which she obtained through KY Nurse Aide Registry and her Medication Aide Certification through OCTC. She is currently working on her associates in business and hopes to focus using that degree towards Veterinary Medicine. She shares her home with a blue heeler named Gus and 3 basset hounds, Lucy, Chumlee, and Henry. In her free time, she enjoys trail riding her horses with friends and spending time with her son and boyfriend. Shauna enjoys being able to see all the different breeds of pets that come in and being able to learn something new every day.

Lauren

Lauren's Bio

Bio coming soon!

Managers

Lisa

Lisa

Practice Manager

Lisa's Bio
Lisa Durham is a Kentucky Wesleyan graduate with a degree in zoology. Lisa enjoys working with all of the patients and the variety that every day brings. Along with her husband and two daughters, she shares her home with horses, dogs, and cats. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, photography, and teaching riding lessons.

Jessica

Inventory Manager
Jessica's Bio

Jessica is a graduate of Deltona High and Daytona State. She shares her home with Sky the cat and dogs, Starla and Mia. Jessica is proud of the high-quality treatment options available for pet care at Wills Animal Hospital and enjoys working with the doctors and staff.

Cindy

Office Manager
Cindy's Bio

Cindy graduated from Purdue University as a Vet Tech. Having been here for over 25+ years, she loves many things about working with us. Cindy believes that knowing that overall we have some of the best Doctors and Techs in the business and she believes that we never stop thinking about what’s in the best interest of our patients and the people who love them. Her four-legged kids include Ricky Monkey the cat and her 3 Shelties, Banner, Missy Boo, and Dexter Smidgen, who she shows in Rally and has been to national competition with twice and her other 2 dogs, Benjamin and Rudy. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Maine coastline.

Hospital Assistants

Emily

Emily's Bio

My name is Emily Houser, I’m 18 years old, and I graduated from Daviess County High School in 2019. Right now, I am taking classes at Owensboro Community and Technical College, but I will be transferring to Murray State University this fall to start my education in pre-veterinary medicine. After I finish classes at Murray, I would like to go to Auburn University to become a veterinarian. I would love to practice on both large and small animals. I’ve been working with animals for the last two and a half years, and I love it! Working at Wills is awesome because I get to learn new things every day and take care of animals!

Bailey

Bailey's Bio
Bailey is currently enrolled in Penn Foster College, hoping to get her Veterinary Technician license. She shares her home with a dog named Kayae Mae. Her favorite thing to do in her free time is spend time with her boyfriend, Levi, and her family. Bailey loves that all her coworkers are eager to help teach and support her daily.

Lillian

Lillian's bio
Lillian is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technology Program through OCTC. One of Lilly’s favorite hobbies includes reading and spending time with her own pets which include 2 cats, Sweetpea & Poppi and a Golden doodle named Topper. Her favorite part about working at Will’s is all of her co-workers being nice and encouraging.

Clinic Cats

Mr. Darcy

Mr. Darcy's Bio

Bio coming soon!

Hiccup

Hiccup's Bio

Bio coming soon!

Braveheart

Braveheart's Bio

Bio coming soon!

Serving the pets of Owensboro, KY and beyond.

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We make it our mission to offer “Quality Veterinary Care Through Education and Innovation” to small animals throughout Owensboro and the surrounding counties—and even southern Indiana!

Contact Us

Phone: 270-684-3201 (call or text)
Email: staff@willsanimal.com

Location

3030 New Hartford Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303
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Hours

Mon - Fri: 7 AM - 5 PM
Sat - Sun: Closed

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