VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital

Boarding/Grooming

  • Kennel Manager

    Lora Smith

    Lora began working here in 2007. The thing she enjoys most about her job is the clients, co-workers and pets she interacts with. She was raised in Edmond, Oklahoma. Lora and husband, Robert, share their home with their fury friends: Rottweiler Rio and Pomeranian's Rocky & Theo. Lora’s hobbies and interests include animal care and gardening


  • Kennel Supervisor

    Allison Prewitt

    Allison Prewitt has been with VCA Kickingbird Animal hospital since March 2013. Allison grew up in Poteau, Oklahoma and attended Poteau high school and Carl Albert State College. Alison's family included her Mom Rhonda, her step dad Jeremy, brother Tyler and step siblings Jenna and Jessica. She shares her house with Drayven a flame point Siamese cat. What Allison loves most about her job is being able to interact with all of the animals. 


  • Kennel Assistant

    Sylvia Marshall

    Sylvia has worked for VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital for 2 years and is a receptionist and kennel attendant. Sylvia enjoys her job the most when she gets to visit with our awesome customers and their pets. She has a wonderful family, which includes her fiancé Travis, daughter Emery, and pups: Chihuahua “Lucy Lou” and Schnauzer “Sophie”. She has several hobbies that include reading, spending time with family, and watching shows like Game of Thrones and True Blood.


  • Kennel Assistant

    Jenna Saldivar

    Jenna has been with VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital wince March 2014.  Jenna grew up in Plano, Texas were she attended Plano Senior High School. Currently she is attending University of Central Oklahoma were she is planning to major in Criminal Justice and Forensic Science and Minor in Sociology and Biology. She enjoys watching movies, shopping, going to gun range, antique stores and reading. She shares her home with her dog Rosco P. Coltrane. What she enjoys most about working here is seeing the joy on clients faces when they are reunited with there pets after boarding stays. 


  • Groomer

    Milo Bardwell

    Some of Milo’s hobbies include chasing his guinea hens and plucking their feathers, bowling, reading, barrel racing, and training horses. Milo has a few pets of his own, including: Jersey-Heeler, Oakley-Boxer, and 3 horses.


  • Groomer

    Tiva Hess

    Tiva has been a groomer at VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital since 2010.  Some of Tiva’s hobbies include crocheting blankets, jigsaw puzzles, dancing and cooking. Tiva is a single mother of 4 children: Sky, Corey, Cameron, and Sydney who is the only one still at home and grandmother of Cameron’s son Tristan. Tiva has quite a few pets of her own, including: Kramer, Cooper, Optimus, and Charlie, who are all schnauzers and one Chihuahua-Marley.


  • Groomer

    Deborah Leistner

    The thing she enjoys the most about her job is the pride she feels knowing that the dogs she bathes look awesome and clean when they are all finished. Deb has 2 children Kimberly and William and 5 grandchildren Michael , Austin , Abigail , Kaden , and Lily. Her fury friends include Storm the  old bull terrier, Cujo-chihuahua, Tank-chihuahua, Gizmo-chihuahua, Tiny-long hair chihuahua, and Cocoa-chihuahua. Deb enjoys bowling, raising her grandson Kaden, working in the yard, shopping and reading.  


  • Groomer

    Angela Piette

    Angela has been a groomer at VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital since 2007. She enjoys seeing all the dogs that are so excited to see her when they come to groom and all the cute and cuddley puppies. Some of Angela’s hobbies include reading, biking, watching movies, travel, and dancing. She is also involved in One Child Matters, B.A.B.E.S., World Vision, One, and is interested in awareness and prevention of human trafficking. Angela has quite a few pets of her own, including: Ashton-9 year old Lab/Chow mix, Diesel-11 year old Pomeranian, Dasie Red-eared Slider turtle, Lacey corgi mix, and Trigger Lovebird.


  • Groomer

    Patty Ward

         Patty has been with VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital since December 2012. Patty is involved with her church at Henderson Hills Baptist and volunteers at her children’s schools. Patty shares her home with her husband Scott, son Jalen, twin sons Aidan & Scott. She has a Newfoundland named Teddy Big Bear. When Patty was asked what she enjoys about her job most she said the animals-they love you no matter what and they are sweet and cuddley. In her spare time Patty loves to read and do kickboxing.       

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

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