Main Street Pet Care Inc.

1910 South Main Street
Joplin, MO 64804

(417)782-7387

www.mainstreetpetcare.com

Main Street Pet Care - Joplin, MO - Meet Our Staff

Shelby - Practice Manager

Shelby graduated from Missouri State University in 2006 with a BS in Marketing and Management, and is currently working on getting her MBA from LSU. She was born and raised in Joplin, MO. In her spare time, she spends the day relaxing with her sweet pups Annabelle and Olivia.

Why do you like doing this? "I come to work everyday because of my compassionate co-workers, amazing clients and super cute patients!"

When did you join the practice? March of 2016

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Right now, its meatloaf and mac & cheese!"

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I LOVE PLANTS!"

Bri - Kennel Technician Manager

Bri owns and operates "Lead Your Dog", she has been working with animals for the last 13 years. Her first job was at a veterinary office, working with the animals; where she just felt more at home. She grew up on both coasts of the country and she finds herself loving the middle of the continent the most. 

 Why do you like doing this? "I would want to have someone like me to care for my dogs, if I dropped them off."

When did you join the practice? Summer of 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Popcorn and fruit snacks."

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I like Sci-fi and Comicon, I also enjoy reading comic books, road trips and horror movies."

Janet - Client Services Manager

Janet has worked in customer service management for over 15 years. She has made her home in the Joplin area, with her three teenage sons. Janet spends her spare time, working as a youth leader and lounging with her three pooches!

Why do you like doing this? "I love being around animals, but dogs especially. I also enjoy working with everyone I work with!"

When did you join the practice? October of 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Any mexican dish."

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I love Jesus Christ with all my heart!"

Sarah RVT - Veterinary Technician

Sarah was born in Richmond, VA, but has lived in Neosho practically her whole life. She now resides in Joplin, MO. Sarah graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Crowder College and is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She also has two Cocker Spaniels, named Leo and Lily.  

Why do you like doing this? "I like to educate clients about being responsible pet owners, and of course I love to work with the animals and try to make a difference!"

When did you join the practice? April 4th, 2014

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Definitely sushi."

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I played the flute for eight years and went to state four of those years. I am also really into photography!"

Seth RVT - Veterinary Technician

Seth graduated from Monett High School in 2011, and carried on to complete a degree as a Veterinary Technician in 2014. Seth then moved to Joplin in 2015, and has worked in a veterinary practice since he was 17 years old. He enjoys the outdoors, doing things that include: bouldering, rock climbing and anything to do with bicycles.

Why do you like doing this? "It brings me joy to help owners celebrate the most birthdays possible with their furry friends."

When did you join the practice? Summer of 2015

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Tacos, and french fries"

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I'm equally as good at crashing my bike, as I am riding it."

Sam RVT - Veterinary Technician

Sam was born and raised around the Joplin/Neosho area, but moved to Bentonville, AR where she graduated from high school in 2010.  Sam then went on and got her degree as a registered veterinary technician and is pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine. Sam enjoys her time by spending time with her friends, family, her dear husband, Robby and her two sons Caleb and Vincent. Sam is the proud owner of four dogs: Snow, a Chow Chow; Sky, a Siberian Husky; Phoebe, a Schnauzer mix and Maya, a Blue Heeler/Aussie Mix.

Why do you like doing this?  “I love educating clients about the health of their pets."

When did you join the practice? 2013

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Fried Potatoes."

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I am scuba dive certified and am Disney fanatic!"

Rose RVT - Veterinary Technician

Rose grew up the majority of her life in Colorado, in various foster homes. But that didn't stop her, from getting her degree in May of 2017 to become a Veterinary Technician through Crowder College in Neosho, MO. In her free time, she enjoys coloring and crocheting; and spending time with her beloved husband and three children.

Why do you like doing this? "I love working at Main Street, because I get to give a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves."

When did you join the practice? July of 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Quesadillas"

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I was born in Germany and have visited many placed in the US."

Christine -Inventory Manager/Veterinary Assistant

Christine graduated from the Franklin Tech Medical Assistant program in 2003 and has been working at Main Street Pet Care ever since.  She is married with two children, Kaleb and Lydia. Also in her free time she enjoys quilting and spending time outdoors with her family and pets. 

Why do you like doing this? "I like to talk with and educate clients about their pets, I have also always loved taking care of animals and learning about the medicine."

When did you join the practice? 2003

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Barbeque"

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I am a big fan of the television show, Friends!"

Jessica-Veterinary Technician

Jessica is currently going to school at Crowder College, to become a veterinary technician. Shewas born in California, but then moved around a lot and ended up here. You can find Jessica curled up with her two dogs, Harley and Bevo and two cats, Bo and Melvin in her free time!

Why do you like doing this? "I was born and raised around animals, and I've always loved taking care of and being around them!"

When did you join the practice? December of 2016

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Burritos and any kind of Chinese."

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I love to travel, and German Shepherds."

Dusty - Veterinary Assistant

Dusty has diligently worked in the veterinary practice for 22 years. She grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma but now resides around the Joplin area. Dusty spends most of her spare time riding her seven horses and loving on her five dogs. 

Why do you like doing this? " To educate people so they can take better care of their animals."

When did you join the practice? 1996

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Pizza"

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I used to build power plants."

Autumn- Veterinary Technician

Autumn graduated from Crowder College in her pursuit for a veterinary technician degree in 2016. Autumn grew up and lives in the Carthage/Joplin area, where she raises her three Australian Shepherds that are considered her "children". She enjoys dog training, dancing, activities, and the great outdoors!

Why do you like doing this? "Because its where my passion for animals and their care is!"

When did you join the practice? September of 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Tacos."

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I have actually ridden a water buffalo in Costa Rica! They're huge!"

Maggie - Client Services

Maggie moved to Neosho, MO in 2013; where she met the love of her life, Andy and they are now raising their two very beautiful children, Owen and Daphne. In her free time, she enjoys browsing Pinterest for crafting ideas, baking gourmet dog treats, drawing cartoons, and doing DIY crafts. Maggie also, enjoys training her puppy Benny and snuggling with her English Bulldog, Bean on the couch. 

Why do you like doing this?  "I like working in veterinary medicine because I feel like I can leave work everyday knowing I helped at least one person and their baby.  Animals shaped me into the person I am today and I love giving back."

When did you join the practice? May of 2016

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "My sweet Mama's green bean casserole."

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I snort when I laugh." 

Paris- Client Services

Paris grew up in Neosho, MO and would like to pursue a degree to become a dental hygienist. She enjoys snoozing with her cat, Ollie; an orange tabby cat who loves to snuggle. 

Why do you like doing this? "I love seeing new puppies continue to come into the practice, it's so cool to see the babies grow up!"

When did you join the practice? August of 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Potatoes. All the potatoes, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, and fried potatoes!"

 Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I really enjoy crafting and have nearly 30 Pinterest boards!"

Jennifer- Client Services

Jennifer grew up in Seneca, MO. She now resides in Joplin, MO with her dear husband and her two beautiful German Shepherds, Abigail and Hooch. "They are her world!" She also enjoys collecting coins and participating in Tough Mudders and anything fitness related. 

Why do you like doing this? "Ive wanted to work at a veterinary practice since I was seven years old!"

When did you join the practice? August 1, 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Any kind of pizza!"

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I would love to travel, and experience all different kinds of foods! Oh, and I also LOVE sriracha!" 

Morgan - Client Services

Morgan lives in Joplin, MO; where she gets to spoil her super sweet disabled kitten Mr. Wobbles.

Why do you like doing this? "I love getting to see all the different fur babies!"

When did you join the practice? December 26th, 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Pizza and cookies."

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I cannot wink, and I'm super funny." 

Jan- Client Services

Jan grew up in the suburbs of Chicago before she moved to Missouri in 1992. She has a grown daughter, and two sweet grand babies. In her sparetime, she enjoys dancing, traveling, listening to country music, puzzles, reading and warming up to her puppy, Rusty. 

Why do you like doing this? "I love animals, and the staff of Main Street. I'm proud of the service we provide to our clients."

When did you join the practice? July 7, 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Pizza"

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I'm a very outgoing and love to stay busy."

London- Client Services

London grew up in Neosho, MO. She is also the youngest of four siblings, and both of her sisters are also named after cities.

Why do you like doing this? "I love to see the regular clients come in and develop a personal relationship with each individual." 

When did you join the practice? November 10th, 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Lasagna"

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I like to write!"

Tieler- Kennel Technician

Tieler grew up in Jasper County area, she enjoys her time with her three dogs. She absolutely loves animals, and enjoys being around them!

Why do you like doing this? "I do this for the love of the animals, and to pursue a veterinary technician degree."

When did you join the practice? September/October of 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Anything pasta."

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I have an unhealthy obsession with dogs."

Maddie- Kennel Technician

Maddie moved to Joplin her freshmen year, and she's lived in the area ever since! Her hobbies include spending time with her beloved family and all of her pets!

Why do you like doing this? "I love dogs and couldn't imagine a better place to spend my time with them! I definitely love my job!"

When did you join the practice? November 10, 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "POTATOES, anything potatoes!"

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I can play the guitar."

Shianne- Kennel Technician

Shianne was born in California, but she grew up in Joplin. She enjoys things like archery, traveling and spending time with her family, son, and husband.

Why do you like doing this? "I love animals, and want to build a career."

When did you join the practice? August 3rd, 2017

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Steak, veggies and potatoes."

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I once was a scuba dive instructor."

Angie-Groomer

Angie was born in California, but moved to Neosho when she was fourteen years old. She has been grooming animals for over 22 years! 

Why do you like doing this? "I love my job! You can truly tell when a pet feels beautiful!"

When did you join the practice? February 22nd, 2018

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Shrimp Alfredo."

What's a fun fact about YOU? "I love rock concerts, and singing to live music! Also, my grandbabies are my JOY!"

Main Street Pet Care - Joplin, MO - Mike Vogt

Mike - Maintenance

Mike was born in Carthage, MO and is a graduate of Carthage High School.  But he is now a resident of Joplin, MO. Mike enjoys camping, working on cars, and spending time with his very large family of two sons, three step-sons, two step-daughters, and eighteen grandchildren.

Why do you like doing this? "I enjoy my job, and I like working with good people."

When did you join the practice? December of 2011

If you could only live on one dish, what would it be? "Homemade Chili"

Whats a fun fact about YOU? "I like treating people the way I would like to be treated."