Meet Our Team

Nixa Animal Hospital

700 W Mt. Vernon
Nixa, MO 65714





Nixie, Clinic Boss Cat

Nixie was adopted from Taney County Animal Control when the clinic opened, and lives at the clinic full time, supervising patients and staff alike. Her greatest joys including being brushed by her staff, snuggling in warm towels, playing in boxes, and hiding in open cabinets. You may see her in her cat tree, or greeting clients at the front desk.

Liz: Receptionist

Liz is originally from St. Louis and made southwest Missouri her home in 1997. She began her work with animals as a volunteer with the humane society in middle school through high school and later served as a volunteer and Board member with SNAP and then a volunteer with SAAF. She eventually turned her volunteer work and love of animals into a career in 2010 and hasn't looked back. In her free time she enjoys spending time in her backyard with her 3 dogs, 3 cats, and her boyfriend. She also loves traveling, gardening, hiking and kayaking.


Emily: Technician

Emily has been working with animals since she was 15. In 2011, she received an AAS in Surgical Technology. In her spare time, Emily and her husband enjoy the lakes and rivers, hiking, and camping. In 2018, they welcomed the addition of twins! Her labrador, Cooper, enjoys the same things, and also snuggling.



Melanie: Technician

Melanie has been with Nixa Animal Hospital since 2016. She graduated from Missouri State with a Bachelor's of Music Performance before finding animal medicine. She is currently working on a Veterinary Nursing degree through Purdue. When not at work, Melanie is probably studying for her classes, long distance running, hiking, watching zombie movies, going to concerts, and spending time with her fuzzy kiddos.


Grace: Technician

Grace has had a love for animals since she was a little girl, and recently graduated with her Bachelor's of Science with an emphasis in Biomedical Science from Southwest Baptist University. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy snuggling with their three cats, Percy, Freya, and Letho, watching movies, and going to concerts.


Jaymee: Technician

Jaymee was raised in southwest Missouri and has been working with animals since she graduated high school. In 2009, she got her first job at a veterinary hospital and never looked back. When she isn’t at the clinic, Jaymee also grooms dogs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, Jack, her cows, her 5 horses, and her dogs Dally and Birdie.