Nixa Animal Hospital

700 W Mt. Vernon
Nixa, MO 65714



Dr. Maggie Schibler, Associate DVM

Dr. Maggie Schibler was born and raised in Springfield, but moved to Australia to attend veterinary school at the University of Melbourne.  She graduated in 2010 and worked as a rural, mixed practitioner in Victoria and South Australia before returning home to Springfield in 2014.  She has worked as a small animal veterinarian locally at both general practices and emergency clinics.  She returned to Australia last year for a 9-month period to help out a previous employer. Her primary interest in veterinary medicine is providing preventative care. Outside of work, Dr. Maggie enjoys spending time outdoors with Bess, her 6 year old dog.


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. She enjoys 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.


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 and their twins enjoy the lakes and rivers, hiking, and camping. Her labrador, Cooper, enjoys the same things, and also snuggling. 



Tawnya, Technician

Tawnya has a BS in Animal Science and has been a veterinary assistant for 15 years. She and her husband share their home with two Chihuahuas, two Golden Retrievers, one Great Swiss Mountain Dog, and one cat. In her spare time she enjoys working in her yard, reading, crossword puzzles, and throwing tennis balls for her Goldens.



updated 12/6/2018


Melanie, Technician

Melanie has been working as an assistant at Nixa Animal Hospital for 2 years. When not at work, Melanie enjoys playing rugby with the Queen City Chaos, running, watching the Cards play ball, and spending time with her wife, and their furry family- 3 dogs: Hotchner, an 11 year old Cairn Terrier, Desi a 4 year old Red Heeler mix, Ravi, a 19 month old mix, and 1 cat: Trygve, a 10 year old domestic longhair.

Bailey, Technician

Bailey has been working as an assistant for four years and is currently going to school for a degree in Animal Science. Bailey and her husband share their home with their three dogs, three cats, two guinea pigs,and about 10 reptiles. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, her horse, going hiking, and boxing. 

Chelsea, Technician

Chelsea has been working as a veterinary assistant since 2008. When she’s not working Chelsea loves being with her family, horseback riding with her daughter and spending her weekends camping. Her furry kids are a dog Marley, a cat Stormy and 2 horses Rockin and Buddy. 

Kaleigh, Technician

Kaleigh has been working with animals since she was 16. Her mom is a veterinarian, so she grew up as a “clinic kid”! In her spare time, Kaleigh loves to be outdoors with her husband and their three Aussies. You’ll almost always find her with a cup of coffee!

Freda, Receptionist

Freda has officially retired, but she occasionally comes back for a day if we need her! Freda and her husband treasure their 5 children, 9 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild, 3 Pomeranian children, and 6 Khaki Campbell ducks. In her free time, Freda enjoys gardening, canning, fishing, and all kinds of arts and crafts. Freda feels so blessed to be working with Dr. Molly and all the furry patients and their owners.