Kennel ManagerLora 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: 2 Rottweilers Rio & Bear and Pomeranian Rocky. Lora’s hobbies and interests include animal care and gardening
Kennel SupervisorAllison Prewitt
Kennel AssistantSylvia 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.
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.
Cheryl has been a groomer at VCA Kickingbird Animal Hospital for 11 years. She was raised in Shawnee, OK. Cheryl shares her home with her husband Aaron and she has 5 children and 14 grandchildren. They share their home with their fury friends: Patches-jack russell/dachshund mix, Junior-dachshund/pit mix, and Sir Baxter of Lexington-chihuahua. She loves to cook for her family and friends. When asked, Cheryl says what she enjoys most about her job is talking to her customers and making their pets look great.
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.
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.
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.
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.