Shawnee Animal Hospital

Meet Our Team

Dr. Alex Simpson leads our doctor team as the Medical Director of Shawnee Animal Hospital. We are excited and eager to serve you and your pets because as dog and cat owners ourselves, we expect only the best for our family members. Our veterinary clinic strives to serve you and your pet with world-class care.

Alex Simpson

DVM & Medical Director

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.

Eli Landry


Dr. Eli Landry is a veterinarian at Shawnee Animal Hospital, and a 2013 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to veterinary school Dr. Landry earned a degree in psychology and education, and has worked as a case manager of children’s facilities as well as a juvenile probation officer. While putting his wife through veterinary school, he was a middle school math teacher in Baton Rouge, LA. While in veterinary school Dr. Landry earned his certificate for veterinary acupuncture, and his interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and preventative care, along with alternative medicine.
When he’s not practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Landry enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 boys (Conner, 6 and Caden, 4). They spend all of their time at the ball fields, golf course, and love to camp, hike, fish, and watch LSU football and Chicago Cubs baseball. Dr. Landry also shares a home with two miniature poodles (Sassy and Diva) and a standard poodle (Wrigley).

Taylor King

Practice Manager

Taylor was born and raised in Shawnee and has been working at Shawnee Animal Hospital since 2013 and over the years has learned the business and is now the practice manager. Taylor attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree She is pet parent to two French bulldogs, Sawyer and Luna, and an American bully, Titan. They share their mom with two little human sisters, Savannah and Nixxyn. Taylor loves working with and meeting all the different animals that come through Shawnee Animal Hospital.

Angelina Neill

Registered Veterinary Technician

Angelina attended OSU-OKC Veterinary Technician Program. She grew up in upstate New York. Her husband was in the United States Airforce, and she has two children. Angie has lived in many different places including Florida, Virginia, Texas, and England before settling down in Oklahoma. She owns a small horse farm with 10 horses, 3 dogs, 3 cats, and lots of chickens and turkeys. Her hobbies include breeding Hanoverian horses and training, riding, and showing dressage horses.

Cori Daley

Lead Veterinary Assistant

Cori was born and raised here in Shawnee, OK. She graduated from Shawnee High School in 2014. She has two children and 1 fur baby named Jax. Cori happily joined SAH in August of 2022 and has enjoyed every minute of it.

Kim Bowen

Veterinary Assistant

Kim has one son who is 24 years old. She has been working with us since 2019. Kim’s hobbies include horseback riding, crafting, auctions, and traveling.

Macy Nelson

Veterinary Assistant

Graduated from Shawnee High School where she was involved in FFA. She started at Shawnee Animal Hospital in July of 2022 where she works with small and large animals. In her free time, she enjoys working with her horses, Spirit and Kahlua, her dog, Dakota, and hanging out with friends.

Rilee Mayfield

Veterinary Assistant

Rilee joined our hospital in 2022 and has loved every experience of it. Rilee can usually be found accompanied by her Aussie doodle Fez, who tags along in all she does. In the future Rilee would like to become a phlebotomist.

Taylor Mansell

Veterinary Assistant

Taylor is currently in school to be a pediatrician. She has a young Golden Retriever, Peach, along with cows and horses. She was raised in Tecumseh, Oklahoma and graduated from Tecumseh High School. Taylor started at Shawnee Animal Hospital in May of 2021. She likes going to concerts, hanging out with friends, and volunteering in the youth group at church, Immanuel Fellowship in Seminole.

Natalie Dear

Veterinary Assistant

Natalie has been with us since January 2023 and graduated from OU with a Bachelor's in Science. Natalie enjoys communicating and educating clients to help our patients thrive. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with Wilson, her boxer. Currently applying for OSU Vet med, we are excited to watch her grow!

Natalie Gonzalez

Veterinary Assistant

Natalie has been with us since February 2023 and is currently pursuing a Biology degree at Seminole State College. Natalie has a background in competitive dog showing and enjoys hunting and fishing during her free time. Here at Shawnee Animal Hospital, she is combines her passion for animals with her experience to further her career in the veterinary field.

Brianna Sandborg

Veterinary Assistant

Bri became a part of our team in 2023. Bri has a passion for helping all animals, large and small. In her time outside of the clinic she enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as traveling, volunteering at church, and training horses. Bri is planning to further her education in veterinary medicine, and we are so excited for her.

Kayla Ayala

Veterinary Assistant

Kayla is a former EMT and mother of 3. Kayla enjoys Harry Potter and gardening in her free time. Kayla enjoys all the new and fun things she gets to see at Shawnee Animal Hospital.

Maddasun Rushing

Veterinary Assistant

Maddie was born and raised in Mcloud, OK. Raised on a farm and surrounded by horses and cows, Maddie feels right at home at Shawnee Animal Hospital. Maddie is currently applying to OSU vet med and in her free time, she enjoys playing with her dog Nala, and Horse Gizmo.

Laura Atkinson

Veterinary Assistant

Laura has been with us at Shawnee Animal Hospital since 2008. Outside of her life at the clinic, Laura owns a Thorough Bred breeding farm standing her prize boys, Da stoops and Backstabber. Laura is a mom of two boys and enjoys spending time with them!

Karlie Wasson

Office Coordinator

Born and raised in Oklahoma, Karlie spends her time bouncing between the clinic and home. Animals have always been her passion and Shawnee Animal Hospital gives her the ability to balance both her 3 littles and fur friends.

Rebecca Bell

Financial Adviser

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.

Whitney Meek

Veterinary Assistant

Whitney currently attends OSU-OKC for her associates in science and plans to become an RVT. Whitney has always been an animal lover and hopes to save many lives. She is a mother of four beautiful children and a pet mom for 2 dogs and a bearded dragon. In her free time, she helps her husband with his shows and spends time with their children.

Nikki Schoonover


Nikki graduated from Prague High School in 2016. She is married to her wonderful husband and has 1 fur baby. One day Nikki hopes to have a homestead loaded with all kinds of animals. In her free time Nikki enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking, but also enjoys slowing down and taking a nap.

Gail Loman

Surgical Supervisor

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.

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Located off of Oklahoma 3W on the corner of N Kickapoo St and W Independence St.

Phone: 405-275-0990

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