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Meet the friendly staff at Western Veterinary Hospital!

  • 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.
  • 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 has 2 children and 3 dogs. Fun fact: for 3 years Heather ran her own canine bed bug scent detection company

  • Missy Redford
    Veterinary Technician

    Missy graduated from OSU 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 and has been volunteering with Tiny Paws Kitten Rescue since June of 2013. She has a Great Dane, 3 cats, 2 chinchillas, a lizard and a snake. Fun fact: She does local basic obedience dog training and pet sitting.

  • 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.
  • Kayloni Carroll
    Veterinary Technician

    Kayloni is one of the newest members of the Western Veterinary Team. She is pursuing an Animal Science degree with a pre-veterinary influence and plans on having a mixed veterinary practice. She has been a technician for 5 years and has two dogs, Lucy and Ellie. Fun Fact: Kayloni is on the OSU shotgun sports team.

  • Courtney Hunt

    Courtney is our full time receptionist and has 13 years of veterinary related experience. She has two sons, 16 and 21 years old, but currently has no fur-babies. Fun Fact: Courtney has been active in various water sports since she was 7 years old. 

  • Erica Jensen
    Veterinary Technician

    Erica is another newbie to the Western Veterinary Team. She is currently pursuing a degree in Animal Science at OSU with plans to attend vet school. She has a rabbit named Too-Too and and a parrot named Paco. Fun fact: Erica has been volunteering at Tiny Paws since September 2017.


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  • "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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