Kennel Staff

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the veterinarians and Team of Ozark Veterinary Clinic in Ozark! We are pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 417-581-2414 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

 

Barbara Linn

Barbara is the Kennel Manager at the OVC. She has been with the clinic since 2005. She works with clients to ensure that their pets have an experience as comfortable as they can be away from home. Barb is married to Dr. Richard Linn and enjoys swimming, reading, and watching classic movies in her spare time.

 

 

Donna Chesnut

Donna has been with OVC since April of 2017. She enjoys all outside activities, motorcycle riding, gardening, and hanging out with family. Her primary goal at OVC is to give our kennel boarding clients the V.I.P treatment, to make sure their stay is calming and enjoyable while they are here with us. She wants to provide all our long time and new clients a professionally clean building, for them and their pets to enjoy.

 

 

Audrey Wilson

Audrey has been employed with OVC since August of 2015. Audrey works as a technician, client care specialist, and in the kennels. She currently attends Missouri State University, where she is majoring in animal science while fulfilling requirements for pre-veterinary medicine. Audrey plans to further her education and earn a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Audrey has a love for animals of all breeds and species. In her free time she enjoys raising and showing her Simmental and SimAngus Cattle.

 

 

Kathy Paxson 

Kathy has worked at the clinic since December 2014. She started out cleaning then went to the kennels. Kathy enjoys seeing all of the dogs and taking care of them. Kathy is retired but works two days a week or more when needed. She enjoys spending time with her dog, friends, and family.

 

 

Karen Dale 

Karen has been with OVC since July of 2016. She was born and raised in Lamar, MO. She graduated from SMSU (now MSU) with a BA in writing and a teach certificate. Karen began working for the Division of Youth Series in 1986. After nearly 32 years of service, Karen recently retired. She enjoys hanging out with her dogs, Huey, Rosalie. She also likes doing projects around her house.

 

 

Jessica Tlaca

Jessica has been at OVC since July of 2016. She attends Ozark High School. Jessica loves all animals especially her two dogs Rayven and Phoenyx and her cat Trinity. Jessica is very involved in school and her church. She loves doing karate at Dunham’s Marital Arts. In her free time she enjoys art and music, nature, and spending time with friends and family.

 

 

Dalton Naile

Dalton has been with OVC since July of 2017. He attends Spokane High School. Dalton enjoys working with animals all shape and sizes. In his free time he enjoys fishing, rock climbing, playing the guitar, and being out doors.

 

 

After Hours Emergencies:

Please call the main number, 417-581-2414.

The answering service will take your information and call the doctor if needed. We no longer use the pager.

Location Hours
Monday8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday8:00am – 12:00am
SundayClosed