Cindy Bates

Cindy Bates, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician
Hospital Coordinator

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Cindy began working in the Veterinary Profession as a kennel technician at Woodland Central in 1986. She went to Murray State College and received an Associate Degree in Science and became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 1990. She is married to Mike who works at Companions Forever Pet Memorial.   

Cindy and Mike have a full house of four children, Jacob, Ashton, Jaime, Hailey. Cindy's family has a Golden Retriever, two small dogs and one cat.  Cindy enjoys her busy life of trying to keep up with her three teenagers multiple activities and one preschooler along with reading and spending time outdoors.  


Jill Rathbun

Jill Rathbun, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

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Jill, Dr. Yeagley's primary Technician is originally from Winfield, Kansas and lived in Flagstaff, Arizona before moving to Tulsa in 2007. She was home-schooled through high school and has been in the veterinary field since 2003. She is a 2010 graduate of TCC's Veterinary Technology Program and completed her preceptorship at the Animal Emergency Center in Tulsa in summer of 2008. Having graduated with honors, she received an associate in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology and excelled on both the State and National Veterinary Technician licensing examinations. Jill has a sweet greyhound named Pheobe Sue and enjoys hiking, pottery, music, photography, and spending time with family.


Jeanette Reed

Jeanette Reed, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

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Jeanette went to Tulsa Community College and graduated in 2008 with an associate degree in Applied Science. She took her State and National boards and was licensed as a Registered Veterinary Technician in July 2008. Special interests include exotic animal medicine and small animal dentistry.  She is currently working toward her Veterinary Technician Specialty license.
 
Jeanette lives in Tulsa with her husband Drew. They were married in October 2011 and are excited to welcome their first child a little girl, Olivia Kate in January 2015. Drew works as a Paramedic for EMSA. They have 3 dogs: Oscar, Ginger Jane, & Socks: 3 cats: Petunia, Hamburger, & Kit; and a plethra of fish. Jeanette enjoys shopping, crafting, horticulture, fishing, and rearranging her furniture constantly. 


Jessie McBride, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

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Jessie works with Dr. Bone. She is originally from Lavernia, Texas but she also calls Northeast Oklahoma her home. She graduated from Connors State College with an Associates of Science with Beef Cattle Management. She continued her education at TCC where she went through the Veterinary Technology progam. Jessie earned an Associate of Applied Science degree and obtained her Registered Veterinary Technician license in 2010. Jessie has 2 horses, Gus and Scout as well as her fur kids Skittles, Beaumont, and Pudgie Marie. In her spare time she loves being outside with her horses, fishing, shooting her bow,or just about anything with possible adventures. Jessie also enjoys her "Red Dirt" music and can be found at just about any concert in a 75 mile radius! Her family lives at Lake Tenkiller where she also frequents in the summer. 


Montana Brinner, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

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Montana graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State College with a bachelors Degree in Applied Science. After that, she attended Murray State College and  took her State and National Boards to become a licensed Registered Veterinarian Technician in August of 2012. Montana lives in Tulsa with her husband Brandon and attends Church on the Move. They were married in February of 2014 in Durant Oklahoma. Brandon works at Gateway Mortgage Group as Q.C. of Mortgage Servicing. They have 1 cat, Archy, who is "Master and Ruler" of their household. Montana enjoys spending time with family and friends, quilting, knitting, painting, and being outside. 


Chelsea Collison, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

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Chelsea is Dr. Jones primary technician.  She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Oklahoma at the age of two.  She was a lifer at Union and graduated in 2005.  She then moved to Missouri to attend William Woods University and worked towards her Bachelors in Equine Sciences.  In 2006 Chelsea moved back to Oklahoma and attended Tulsa Community College's Veterinary Technician program and graduated with an Associates of Applied Sciences in 2010.  She is married to Conrad who is a Tulsa Firefighter and Paramedic.  They have one son, Colton who was born in 2011, a fluffy husky mix named Jackson and Finn, the sweetest boy ever!  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, baking, and spending weekends at the lake.  Chelsea has a lifelong love of horses and tries to ride as much as possible.


Jade Pace, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

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Jade started working at Woodland West as a veterinary assistant in July of 2013 after she completed her practicum. She graduated from TCC's Veterinary Technology Program in May of 2014 and took her boards to become a  Registered Veterinary Technician. Jade is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she currently resides. Jade interns at the Tulsa Zoo in her free time. She has 2 guinea pigs, Hank and Boomhauer.  She enjoys exotic animals, music, video games, Christmas and spending time with loved ones. 


Taylor Dry meet_tech_TaylorD.jpg
Veterinary Assistant / Customer Service Rep.

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Taylor has been working with our team since 2011.  She is a recent graduate of OSU and has started with as full-time as our Hospitalization Nurse.


Kimber AllenKimber Allen
Veterinary Assistant

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Kimber joined our team as an Intern with Community Care College's Veterinary Assistant program.  She become one of the family immediately and we hired her right away!  


Michaiah Schiffbauer
Veterinary Assistant

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Michaiah started with us as a volunteer. We loved her so much we made her become a real employee as soon as she turned 16! She is currently attending Jenks High School. Michaiah possesses a strong talent for music, playing the piano since the age of 4. She is planning on attending OSU majoring in Veterinary Medicine upon graduation. She has 2 brothers, a kitty named Baby Kitty and is pictured here with her canine companion Sadie. 


Taylor Barranco
Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Rep.

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Taylor started with Woodland in the summer of 2010.  She works with us on weekends and summers while she attends OSU School of Veterinary Medicine.  


Kyla Blackshare Kyla.jpg
Veterinary Assistant

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Kyla has been a part of our Woodland family since the summer of 2011. She has now graduated from Union High School and is currently attending OSU majoring in Veterinary Medicine.  She continues her employment with us in the Summer and on Holidays.


Arantxa Lasa
Veterinary Assistant/ Customer Service Rep.

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Arantxa has been with us since January of 2014. She was born in Venezuela and moved to Oklahoma when she was 5 years old. She graduated from Broken Arrow High School in 2008 and went on to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Zoology from Oklahoma State in 2013. She took some time away form school and interned with large cats at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, Ohio and also volunteered shortly in Africa with a lion rehabilitation progam. Arantxa is now back in school at Tulsa Community College and will become a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2016. Her interests include zoo medicine, music, reading, Oklahoma State football, and traveling. She is pictured here with her fur baby Roxy that she adopted while living in Stillwater. 


Amy Dennis
Veterinary Assistant

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Amy is an Iowa native, attending Iowa State University and earning her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Animal Ecology. Amy has a special interest in exotic animals, especially big cats; she moved to Oklahoma in October 2013 for an internship working with big cats and other exotic animals. Amy has been with Woodland West Animal Hospital since February 2014 but hopes to pursue her career in the exotic field in the future. Amy has 4 cats; Sunshine, Lyla, Oliver (pictured), and Finnick; she also fosters shelter cats in her spare time.


Lauren
Veterinary Assistant

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Lauren has been with Woodland West Animal Hospital since August of 2014. She was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and moved to Stillwater, OK in 2009 to attend Oklahoma State University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Educational Physchology. She currently attends the University of Tulsa, pursuing her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology to become a Speech-Language Pathologist in the medical setting. Lauren still has a big heart for animals and enjoys being part of the Woodland team. She is pictured here with her 1 year old fur child Kali, an Australian Shepherd. 

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