Our Amazing Staff

Nichole’s Story

Nichole began working here in 2011 as a receptionist, in early 2018 she was promoted to Office Manager. She is our office prankster so we all watch out for her. Her favorite Holiday is Halloween and she will do anything to get a good scare out of you. In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband and three kids, and loves reading.

Nichole is the clinic’s best cook, so we are always begging her to bring us treats. She has two dogs- Charlie, who is a Blue Healer/Australian mix, and Britches, who is a Setter Mix. She can always brighten up anybody’s day with her great sense of humor and we are very thankful to have her here.

Kristina’s Story

Kristina joined our work  family in 2015 and fits in perfectly! She has such an amazing personality and can light up any room. She loves spending time with her husband, son and new baby daughter. Kristina is a Christmas baby so of course Christmas is her favorite holiday.

She has two dogs- Mack, who is a miniature dachshund, and Gus, who is a German shepherd. While she’s home she loves to cook and bake for her family. To help relax after a busy work day, she likes to read and craft.

Allyson’s Story

Allyson is one of the smiling faces you’ll see up front.  She has a bubbly personality and a big heart.  She and her wonderful wife Melanie have a cat named Henry and a feisty little pup named Bella.  She enjoys singing, swimming, cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Growing up being a Receptionist was her dream job, we are happy to help her fulfill her dream!

Tabatha’s Story

Tabatha started at the clinic in 2017 working as a Kennel Attendant and has recently moved to Receptionist. She is an amazing team player who is always willing to help anyone out. She loves getting to work closely with our wonderful clients and their fur-babies.

She has three wonderful sons who are the center of her world. She has three dogs; Bob, Marley, and Pickle whom she adopted from the clinic. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Christine’s Story

Christine is one of our registered veterinary technicians who began her student internship here in 2006. She is always in a good mood, and is usually singing as she works. Christine has two dogs- Osiris, who is a German shepherd mix, and Isis, who is an Australian shepherd mix. Christine is originally from France, and loves to travel there as often as she can.

When she’s not at work, she loves spending time with her husband, traveling, and doing anything that involves the outdoors. She is one of the most compassionate care givers we have ever met and we are proud to have her on our staff.

Paula’s Story

Paula is one of our registered veterinary technicians who started working here in 2004. Paula’s favorite part of her job is doing lab work on animals and assisting the doctors with surgeries. She loves animals and currently has two dogs- Freckles, who is a mixed breed, and Bayou a Catahoula leopard dog.

She also has chickens that love to come into work with her.   In Paula’s spare time, she volunteers at Lakeside Nature Center as well as her local food bank. She also loves gardening and studying nature.

Andrea’s Story

Andrea is our newest RVT.  She first worked for us a few years ago, and missed us so much she came back!  She and her husband John love spending time with their two sons.



Samantha’s Story

Samantha is one of our technician assistants. She started working in our kennels in January of 2014 and was promoted to technicians assistant in November of 2016 She is a very sweet person who provides comfort and compassion to the animals staying with us. Samantha is an avid Kansas City Royals fan, and tries to never miss a game!

She has one dog named Boone who is a poodle mix, and she loves cuddling with him on rainy days. In her spare time she loves doodling, watching horror movies, and playing pool.

Payton’s Story

Payton is a graduate of North West Missouri State.  She joined our work family as a technician assistant in 2016.  She has an adorable chocolate lab named Hudson, whom she spoils absolutely rotten.

She is a huge Kansas City sports fan, going to several games a year.  She’s super easy to shop for, she always requests Chipotle gift cards.

Izzy’s Story

Izzy graduated from Brown Mackie RVT School in 2017.  She did her internship here during school and we enjoyed her so much we hired her.  She is enthusiastic, bubbly and always has a smile on her face!

She adores her dog Blu and brings him to work with her whenever she can.  She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, she’s an avid movie watcher and especially enjoys Halloween and Christmas movies.  She is a former volleyball player and gymnast.


Nikki’s Story

Nikki started at PWAH in 2009 and has worked in all areas of the building, but currently she is our Client Liaison. Nikki loves directly working with the animals and clients and is always willing to help someone out. Her favorite part of the job is helping animals and gaining more experience throughout the years.

Nikki has two dogs- Tamba, who a Doberman mix, and CC, who is a Pomeranian. She also has two cats, named Nina and Sidka, whom she adopted.   When she’s not at work she loves reading, having bonfires at home, and crafting. Nikki is a huge fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, and KU Jayhawks all of which she tries to never miss a game!

Miranda’s Story

Miranda joined our work family in 2017 as a Kennel Assistant and has been promoted to Kennel Manager.  She is wonderful with all the animals that come in and truly enjoys spending her days with them.

Miranda enjoys spending time with family and friends, loves going to concerts, and her fur babies.  She has a cat named Macy, and two dogs-Riley and Cadburry.  When she has down time you’ll find her reading.

KateLynn’s Story

Katelynn is our Practice manager and is married to her high school sweetheart- Dr. Tyler Armstrong. Together they have 3 dogs- Bucca, who a labrador retriever mix, Jack a high energy Golden, and Alfred, who is a Yorkshire terrier. They also have 2 cats named June, and Kiki.

She is the youngest of 5 girls in her family, and grew up in Platte City, Missouri. When she’s not at work, she’s usually doing something outdoors. She also enjoys reading and spending time with her animals and family. Before she began working here, she was a nanny to triplets in Columbia, Missouri and enjoys visiting them as often as possible.

In October of 2016 her and Dr. Tyler Armstrong became the proud parents of a beautiful little girl named Mara Lynn. Mara came to the clinic every day with her parents until she was a year old and still stops by occasionally so we look forward to you all meeting the next generation of Armstrong.

Location Hours
Monday7:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday7:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday7:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday7:00am – 6:00pm
Friday7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday8:00am – 1:00pm