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Welcome to Western Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarians in Stillwater, Oklahoma
Call us at 405-743-2800


We take pride in providing our clients with excellent customer service and their pets with exceptional veterinary care. We work hard to create a warm and welcoming environment, with our team of educated and compassionate individuals who take a true interest in the needs of every pet. We understand the relationship you share with your pet is an important one. That is why we strive to enhance the quality of their life, and provide them with the care that will help them lead a long and happy life. Whether you have a healthy new pet or a senior pet with age-related concerns , one of our experienced veterinarians can help you optimize the quality of life for your beloved companions. We offer a wide variety of services including: wellness and preventative care, in house lab work, surgery, and much more.

Our hospital is dedicated to animal welfare and preventative medicine for your pets. Our staff works closely with area veterinary specialists so your pet’s medical conditions may be managed closer to home. Labwork, ultrasounds, radiographs, exams, etc may be performed in our clinic and if needed, emailed or faxed to your specialists to save you a trip with your pet.

We take the time to bond with your pet and build a lasting trust that makes them—and you—feel comfortable and confident in our world. Likewise, we take the time to get to know you and address your needs, concerns, and questions as your pet’s advocate. “Caring for your pets as if they were our own ” is our motto, our passion, and our promise to you and the dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens you love.

If you have any questions, call us at 405-743-2800. Our friendly veterinarian clinic is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to like our Facebook page or sign up to receive our newsletter, where we post various tips and articles especially for pet owners.

Western Veterinary Hospital | 405-743-2800

Fax: 405-533-2663

2315 W 6th Avenue
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074

  • Katelyn Morley
    Veterinary Technician
    Katelyn is pursuing an Animal Science Degree at OSU, with plans of starting an equine practice in the future. Katelyn has 3 horses and a dog named Dallie. Fun fact: She is a farrier for clients around the Stillwater area and is a part of the OSU rodeo team competing in barrel racing.
  • Rylee Plummer

    Rylee is a student at Oklahoma State University working towards a degree in animal science and plans to attend vet school. She is the newest member of the Western Vet Hospital team. Fun Fact: She is a State Officer for the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls Oklahoma Jurisdiction

  • Courtney Lester
    Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
    Courtney is originally from the state of Delaware and is attending Oklahoma State University in pursuit of a degree in Animal Sciences. She hopes to further her education by attending veterinary medicine school in the fall. Courtney has worked at Western Vet Hospital since August of 2016, and she loves the client and animal interaction that she gets by being a technician and receptionist. Fun fact: She has never owned an animal of her own, but will be getting her first puppy as a college graduation present.
  • Marisa Litherland
    Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
    Born and raised in the sunny state of Arizona, Marisa moved to Stillwater to attend OSU. She is currently working towards her bachelor in Animal Science with a minor in Microbiology. She plans on becoming a veterinarian with a focus in wildlife rehabilitation and conservation. She has worked at Western Veterinary Hospital since May of 2016. Fun fact: Marisa has traveled to 17 countries outside the U.S.
  • Baylie McDougal
    Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
    Baylie graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2016 with a degree in Animal Science. She has worked at Western Veterinary Hospital since September of 2016. Fun fact: She enjoys hot sauce and has a dog named 'Max'.
  • Missy Redford
    Veterinary Technician

    Missy graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Zoology. She plans to attend vet school to pursue her passions of practicing small and exotic veterinary medicine. She has worked at Western Veterinary Hospital since May of 2016. Fun fact: She has a Great Dane, 3 cats, 2 chinchillas, a lizard and a snake.

  • Heather Yates
    Lead Surgical Technician LVT

    Heather is the lead surgical technician. She has worked here since September of 2014 but has been a veterinary technician since 1998. She has been a technician in 6 different states and for 3 years ran her own canine bed bug scent detection company. Heather has 2 children and 3 dogs.

  • Casey Fussell
    Dr. Fussell graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. He has owned and operated Western Veterinary Hospital since 1994. His special interests include surgery, dermatology and allergies in cats and dogs. He has been a Humane Society board member since 2007. He currently has a dog, 'Gabi' and a cat named 'Cricket'.
  • Christina Mitchell
    Dr. Mitchell graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She has served as a Tiny Paws Kitten Rescue board member and volunteer veterinarian since 2010. She has worked for Western Veterinary Hospital since 2000 where she started out as a technician. She has two daughters, two dogs and three cats.

Our Location


Office Hours




7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-12:00 pm

*technician related services only




  • "I've used Western Vet for ten years. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and the doctors are fantastic! They listen to my concerns and work with me on solutions that are within my budget. My pets love it there, too! They're always treated as if they're family."
    Meagan B.
  • "Two of the absolute best veterinarians in town. Compassionate and so incredibly talented. The ONLY small animal vets we use!"
    Shannon A.
  • "Absolutely love the staff!!!! Dr. Fussell is a true caring veterinarian."
    Heidi M.
  • "An amazing vet. They are the only ones that I take my animals to. Dr. Mitchell especially, she is very compassionate and forms a bond with every pet she looks at. Best vet around."
    Jayy S.
  • "Dr. Mitchell is absolutely personable and professional at the same time - really a rare combination in any vocation. I very much appreciated this, especially after the surgery was complete, the personal attention was thorough and gave me closure."
    Matt V.
  • "Amazing people! I have fur babies with very special needs and I have always been really impressed with the level of care and passion the staff displays. Love this place!"
    Jessie K.
  • "Best vet experience I’ve ever had! Dr. Mitchell was amazing with my dogs and you can tell she really cares about the animals! Would definitely recommend!"
    Laura E.
  • "The doctors and staff at Western Animal Hospital are phenomenal! They provide top notch and professional care to all of their clients. I highly recommend them for anyone looking for the right vet!"
    Reann P.

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