Dr. Alex Simpson graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2016. Dr. Simpson grew up in Prague and after pursuing his dream of becoming a veterinarian he returned to the local area to serve the animals with expert, loving care. He has been a valued employee of Shawnee Animal Hospital since his early teen years and is excited to open a new chapter working as an Associate DVM at Wewoka Animal Hospital as well. Dr. Simpson enjoys all aspects of working at a mixed animal practice, but he especially loves working with large animals.
In his free time, Dr. Simpson enjoys spending time with his wife Taylor and all of their furry kids and taking care of their farm.
Dr. Jim Coffey graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2016 and joined the clinical team at Shawnee Animal Hospital in January 2019 as an Associate Veterinarian. He is looking forward to getting to know and caring for Wewoka Animal Hospital’s diverse furry friends as well. Dr. Coffey has professional interests in surgical care and large animal services, specifically those working with bovine and equine.
Originally from Kansas, Dr. Coffey spent time in Arkansas and Texas before making Oklahoma his home. He has a menagerie of pets including, six dogs, three cats, five horses, and two sheep. In addition to caring, Dr. Coffey enjoys eating and spending free time with his friends and family.
Dr. Kody Silas is a graduate of Oklahoma State University-College of Veterinary Medicine, after completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science at Oklahoma State University with Honors. His passion is treating both livestock and small animals with an interest in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Silas grew up heavily involved in 4-H and FFA, showing cattle across the state of Oklahoma. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and shooting sports. He is looking forward to serving the clients and patients at Shawnee Animal Hospital.
Jonathan joined the team in March of 2020 as the practice manager. He has been in the professional business setting for over 20 years and spent the last 5 working on the human side of healthcare. Jonathan and his wife life on a farm with their menagerie of animals which include two dogs, chickens, geese, ducks, cows, and donkeys. He enjoys spending time with his family and granddaughter and taking care of his Hereford cows.
Gail started working at Shawnee Animal Hospital in 2005. She was the salutatorian of her 2004 graduating class in Maud, Oklahoma. Gail also earned her Associates Degree in Life Sciences from Seminole State College, and studied Animal Science at Oklahoma State University. Her favorite hobbies are watching movies, playing video games, horseback riding, and spending time with friends. Gail enjoys caring for the great variety of animals at Shawnee Animal Hospital.
Taylor was born and raised in Shawnee, OK and has been working at Shawnee Animal Hospital on and off since 2013. She attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Her desire is to pursue a career working with animals, in whatever capacity that may be, and loves working with all the animals that comes through Shawnee Animal Hospital. She is pet parent to her American Bully, Titan, who will always be her baby, but who now has to share mom with his little human sister, Savannah. Taylor is open to the possibility of one day going back to school to become a vet but for now enjoys being part of the team in caring for the Shawnee Animal Hospital clients.
Kylee has been helping out at Shawnee since she was 13 years old. She is currently working towards her veterinary degree and her goal is to work with both large and small animals. She has four dogs and two cats and enjoys showing cattle for FFA.
Kim started working for Shawnee Animal Hospital in November of 2017, but has been a client here since 1999 along with her family. She graduated from Tecumseh High School in 2012 and went on to Seminole State College where she graduated with her associates degree in 2014. In 2017, she graduated from St. Gregory’s University with a degree in Natural Science. She has 2 horses and previously barrel raced on one of which has an NBHA Oklahoma State Championship, and the other who has qualified and made to the finals of NBHA world championships. She also has 3 dogs and a 4 year old little boy who all like to keep her busy and on her toes.
Becky started working for Shawnee Animal Hospital in 2012. She grew up in Arizona and moved to Oklahoma in 1998, where she has been a client of Shawnee Animal Hospital since. Now she works at Shawnee to provide exceptional care for the community’s animals. Becky is married and has two wonderful children. She is continuing to further her education in business administration and management. In her spare time, she enjoys riding.
Jami started working at Shawnee Animal Hospital in 2015. She has loved animals all her life and loves working with them on a daily basis at Shawnee. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Jami went to Wetumka High School and plans to pursue a college degree.
Located off of Oklahoma 3W on the corner of N Kickapoo St and W Independence St.
Shawnee Animal Hospital is available for emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for both small and large animals.