Our Team of Veterinarians
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.
Dr. Michelle Iseman
Dr. Alice Waters
Dr. Billie Deam
Dr. Leigh Wacker
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 boyfriend, Jordan, just had a son, Phoenix, in July 2021 to add another member to their already full house of two huskies and two cats. 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.
Dr. Terry Presnell
Dr. Terry Presnell grew up in Wichita, KS and attended Friends University and received her bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in math in 1987, then graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from KSU in 1993. Dr. Presnell worked in emergency and critical care medicine in California for many years prior to returning to Kansas. She has 7 dogs, 1 cat, 50 chickens and 7 ducks. Her hobbies include farming, theatrical rigging, and selling her chicken and duck eggs at the Manhattan, KS farmer’s market.
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 four dogs, six cats, and a heard of mostly Charolais cattle. Dr. Fountain enjoys preventative medicine, client education, and internal medicine
Dr. Anna Pees
Dr. Anna Pees is from Lawrence, Kansas. She received be Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona in Animal Science, Equine Industry. Dr. Pees set off to explore the world and her career by moving to New York City, Massachusetts, and Texas where she dabbled in human and animal health career fields. Eventually she returned to Kansas and completed her DVM/MPH degrees at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced small animal medicine in Colorado, Kansas, and the United Kingdom. Now back in Kansas, Dr. Pees simultaneously works for Kansas State University and the Animal Doctor. She is enjoys spending time traveling, being physically active, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Nicholas Klosterman
Dr. Klosterman is originally an Ohio native. He received a degree in biochemistry from Warren Wilson College in North Carolina. Eventually, finding his way to Michigan State, he graduated with his D.V.M in 2010. He married his wife, an Army Veterinarian, shortly after graduation and moved as deployments came. Over the last 12 years, he has practiced all over the south and even two years in Korea. He has a full house of 2 children, 5 cats, and 2 dogs. He likes being outdoors: finding new hiking trails and sailing. His medical interests are broad, but include internal medicine, C-sections, and soft tissue surgery.