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Dr. Tara Fountain

Dr. Fountain is from central Missouri where she grew up on a cattle operation.  She graduated from K-State in 2014 with a Bachelors of Animal Sciences and Industry.  In 2020, she graduated from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and completed her masters degree in Veterinary Biomedical Sciences.  She and her husband live near Randolph with their five dogs, three cats, and a heard of mostly Charolais cattle.  Dr. Fountain enjoys preventative medicine, client education, and internal medicine.

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Dr. Makiah Versch

Dr. Versch grew up in the suburbs of Cincinnati, OH.  After observing her first cat spay at age six she knew she wanted to become a veterinarian.  Upon graduating from Ohio State University with an undergraduate degree in Animal Science and Business she came Manhattan, KS for Vet School.  During her time at K-State she fell in love with the community and decided to settle down here with her family.  She and her husband, Jordan, just had a son, Phoenix, in July 2021 to add another member to their already full house of two huskies and a husky mix.  Dr. Versch's favorite part of veterinary medicine is helping foster the human-animal bond because she knows how quickly our furry friends become vital family members.

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Dr. Jennifer Arneson

Dr. Jennifer Arneson grew up in Lincoln, NE, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 1992, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University in 1997. Dr. Arneson started Animal Doctor Veterinary Clinic in 1998, Animal Doctor Westside in Manhattan, KS (with Dr. Michelle Iseman) in 2017, and Animal Doctor Blue Hills in Manhattan, KS in 2019. Dr. Arneson’s husband, Ty, oversees the day to day operations of all three veterinary clinics. Dr. Arneson and her husband have two children, Nick and Beth, and two dogs, Elly and Alice. Dr. Arneson’s areas of interest include geriatric care, dermatology, and internal medicine.

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Dr. Amanda Hoffman

Dr. Amanda Hoffman is a Fear Free Certified Veterinarian. She is originally from Maryland and received her DVM degree from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2022. With her husband being a Captain in the Army, she began practicing in Upstate NY after graduation and has now moved to Manhattan, KS with her 4 Dalmatians and 2 kitties! She hopes to be able to bring her horse—an older Paint Cross gentleman— Apache, over from the East Coast in the near future! In her free time, Dr. Hoffman enjoys spending time outdoors with her dogs and trying out new food and drink spots with her husband. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery and fear free practice.

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Dr. Billie Deam

Dr. Billie Deam is a Fear Free Certified Professional who was born and raised in Manhattan, KS. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Biology (1972) and DVM (1980). She owned and operated The Animal Clinic of Boardwalk Square in Kansas City, MO until 2013 when she and her husband, Stan Cook, returned to her family farm in Manhattan. Dr. Deam enjoys trail riding her two horses, Playboy and Red, and also hiking and quail-hunting with her English Pointer, Indy. She and her husband are restoring her family home, a 160-year old stone stagecoach stop south of Manhattan. Dr. Deam enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, particularly mobility issues which led her to get her degree in Animal Chiropractic from Options of Animals in Wellsville, KS