Jack Herring, DVM
Dr. Herring graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. He worked at an emergency clinic in Springfield, MO his first year out and then moved to Clarksville, TN where he worked in a multi-doctor practice. In 1993 he relocated to Fayetteville, AR to purchase what is now known as Wedington Animal Hospital. From 1999 to 2002, Dr. Herring provided medical care for L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement and Detection), a program that trained police dogs to sniff out drugs and explosives. He also instructed classes for the dog's handlers about health related topics. In 2000 he received certification as an official law enforcement instructor. He is currently the veterinarian for the City of Fayetteville Police Canine Department and the Washington County Canine Police.
Dr. Herring has helped the community in many ways. He works closely with several different rescue groups as well as the Humane Society of the Ozarks. He has been on numerous cruises with Disabled Individuals as the veterinarian for their service dogs. Dr. Herring has been voted Favorite Veterinarian by the Reader's Choice Awards for the past 7 years.
Dr. Herring is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association.
Shannon Wright, DVM
Dr. Wright graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine with a DVM in 1991. In 1993 she joined the North College Animal Hospital, aka Wedington Animal Hospital, full time. In 1999 Dr. Wright worked closely with the Fayetteville Animal Shelter. She was instrumental in the ordering of supplies and medication as well as developing protocals for the clinic when their surgery clinic was built. She was the first official shelter veterinarian hired. During the course of this year, she divided her time between North College Animal Hospital and the Fayetteville Animal Shelter. After the clinic was established, she returned to North College Animal Hospital full time.
Dr. Wright's special interests include orthopedics. She keeps up to date on orthopedic procedures by attending continuing education in this field every year. She resides in Fayetteville with her husband Richard. They have three children, Christine, Robbie and Billy. Their household is rounded out by three dogs, three cats and a pigeon.
Charles Blomberg, DVM
Dr. Blomberg graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary medicine in 1989. He work at a small animal medical clinic in Fayetteville, AR upon graduation and practiced veterinary medicine for three years. He then pursued a career in poultry industry for 20 years. During this time he was very active with local animal shelters, volunteering for vaccination clinics, advising on construction of facilities, providing relief work and taking emergency calls.
Dr. Blomberg is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association. He is active with several committees that aide in the welfare of animals in Fayetteville. He is a Board Member of FFAS (Friends of the Fayetteville Animal Shelter) and the ASAB (Animal Services Advisory Board) for the city of Fayetteville.
Amie Stuke, DVM
Dr. Stuke was born and raised in Valley Center, Kansas. She completed her bachelor's degree in biology at Wichita State University in 2012. From there, she went to Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas to complete her doctorate of veterinary medicine. Prior to veterinary school, she worked as a veterinary assistant at a small animal clinic in Wichita, Kansas.
Outside of the clinic Dr. Stuke enjoys hiking, fishing, biking, and boating. She has a boxer lab mix named Rue that she adopted a couple years ago, who also enjoys outdoor activities. Dr. Stuke enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but especially enjoys getting to interact with her clients and patients. She is beyond excited to be a part of the Wedington team, and cannot wait to build lifelong relationships with you and your furry family.
Taylor Rolland, DVM
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Lindsey Woods Erby, DVM
Dr. Lindsey Woods Erby is a 2012 graduate of Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. She was born and raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas and she recently moved back home from Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband James. They have a dog named Jake, a cat named Tux, and a leopard gecko named Stuie. Since graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Erby has completed two post-graduate specialty internships in avian, exotic pet, wildlife, and zoological medicine. Her first internship was at The Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis under Dr. Angela Lennox, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Dipl. ECZM. There, she learned both basic and advanced exotics internal medicine and surgery techniques. Her second and most recent internship was completed back at OSU CVHS in Avian, Exotics and Zoological Medicine under multiple mentors. Each of these mentors at OSU taught her to build on her already solid foundation of medical and surgical skills to graduate to a more advanced level of patient care. During each of these internships, she grew more confident and skilled, learning constantly, and making lasting relationships with her clients and their pets.
For the past 3 years, Dr. Erby has been practicing exclusively on exotic pets at Wasatch Exotic Pet Care in Salt Lake City. There, she was the only Associate Veterinarian, which entailed practicing full time, overseeing two separate interns, and managing all of the clinical duties, including medical and surgical cases on a day-to-day basis. Dr. Erby is looking forward to developing her new relationships with the clients and staff here at the Wedington Animal Hospital. She is always looking to take on complicated medical challenges, develop her surgery techniques, and meet new clients and their interesting pets! Please feel free to call the office, bring your exotic pets, and come say hello to Dr. Erby!
Gale Raymond, DVM
Dr. Gale Raymond was born and raised in Fayetteville. She received her bachelor of science in biology from the University of Arkansas. She then received her doctor of veterinary medicine from Louisiana State University in 2012. She practiced at small animal hospitals in Las Vegas and Denver before returning to Arkansas. Her special interests include preventive medicine, internal medicine, and dermatology. Outside of veterinary medicine she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and biking. She has three cats, Brianne, Sam, and Podrick.
Emily Hickman, DVM
Dr Emily Hickman is an Arkansas native. She grew up in Northeast Arkansas. She knew at the age of 7 she wanted to become a veterinarian while volunteering at the local Humane Society, and has worked in veterinary clinics since high school. She attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and received a Bachelors’ degree in Animal Science. She then went on to graduate from Louisiana State University of Veterinary Medicine. She has interest in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, ultrasound, and providing the compassionate lifelong care your pet needs. Dr Hickman is excited to be back in Northwest Arkansas after working and living in Houston, TX the past 4 years. She enjoys the outdoor activities the area has to offer including running, biking, hiking, and camping. She has 3 pets. Her Terrier Mix Sandy was adopted after being spayed by an LSU vet school classmate. Her 2 cats Watson and Holmes were each adopted from the clinics where she has been a veterinarian. She is very excited to meet you and your furry family members and provide the quality care your pet deserves.
Rebekah, originally from Mountain Home, Arkansas, moved to Fayetteville in 2008 to attend the University of Arkansas. She graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor's of Science in Animal Sciences. While enrolled, Rebekah worked at a boarding facility and an animal shelter where she concluded that a career helping and working with animals was her calling. In 2013, Rebekah mentored under Kim Fitzmorris, where she learned to properly bathe and groom dogs. In her spare time, Rebekah enjoys training and competing with her three Australian Cattle Dogs and two Belgian Malinois.
Originally from Boulder Colorado, Heidi moved to Fayetteville AR in 2015 with her husband Ron and stepdaughter Jaime. She spent a lot of time volunteering at the Denver Dumb Friends League Animal Shelter in Colorado and decided to work as a Veterinary Assistant for two years. She then went on to receive her Pet Grooming Certification in 2002. She has spent the last 18 years Grooming in many different work situations. She joined the team at Wedington Animal Hospital in September of 2017. In her spare time, Heidi loves to watch Arkansas and Denver CO Football and Basketball games as well as going for walks and/or hiking with her dachshund and mini schnauzer.
Cindy, Office Manager
Cindy has been a member of the team at Wedington Animal Hospital since January 2007. Before coming to Wedington Animal Hospital she spent 16 years working for the Head Start Program in Washington County. Cindy attended the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, AR. She lives in Fayetteville with her husband James. They have 3 children, Brandon, Jordan and Jasmine, seven grandkids, Leilani, Legend, Piper, Remi, Riley, Kashdyn & Khaleesi. In her spare time Cindy enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.
Alice M, Receptionist Supervisor
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Ashley W, Receptionist Kelley, Receptionist Hannah, Receptionist
Ashley O, Receptionist
Peyton, Receptionist Logan, Receptionist
Rebecca, Veterinary Assistant Supervisor
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Cornelia (aka Connie), Veterinary Assistant
Lydia, Veterinary Assistant Stephanie, Veterinary Assistant Jamie, Veterinary Assistant Jessica H, Veterinary Assistant Christina, Veterinary Assistant Erik, Veterinary Assistant Joslin, Certified Veterinary Technician Brittany, Veterinary Assistant Ethan, Veterinary Assistant Liz, Veterinary Assistant
Carly, Veterinary Assistant
Amanda L, Veterinary Assistant Jessica S, Veterinary Assistant Brooklyn, Veterinary Assistant Olivia, Veterinary Assistant Kayla, Veterinary Assistant Bailey, Veterinary Assistant Lauren, Veterinary Assistant Jordan, Veterinary Assistant Ben, Veterinary Assistant Ashley, Veterinary Assistant
Clara, Veterinary Assistant
Barbara, Caretaker Supervisor
Barbara has been a member of the Wedington Animal Hospital team since the fall of 2003. She worked in landscaping 10 years prior to this. She also served in the US Army for 2 years after high school. Barbara's family has always included animals. Several dogs and cats bless her home at the present time. She has a very special attraction for old and sickly animals.
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