Dr. Meghan Vorhees, DVM
Dr. Vorhees, a native of Fredonia, Kansas, graduated from Kansas State University with her Bachelor’s of Science and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2009, specializing in large and small animal medicine. She then joined the AMC team in June 2009. Dr. Vorhees experiences growing up in a rural community and multiple years in practice, enables her to understand the need of her clients and patients.
While advancing her knowledge in veterinary medicine, Dr. Vorhees has started her own family with her husband and two children. She loves spending time with her family as much as she loves working with and caring for animals. In addition to enjoying her family time, she trains and participates in competitive and fun running events such as 5Ks, 10Ks, and other challenges.
Dr. Roxanne Witt, DVM
Dr. Witt, a native of Tipton, Kansas, graduated from Pittsburg State University with her Bachelor’s of Science followed by her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University in 2014. Dr. Witt joined the AMC team in June 2014. Because of Dr. Witt’s childhood experiences on her family farm and 4-H, becoming a veterinarian came naturally, enabling her to understand her clients and patients needs.
Dr. Witt grew up with a wide variety of animals including common farm animals such as beef cattle and chickens, and unique animals, such as llamas and peacocks. She is always driven to enhance her education by staying current on new medications, medical procedures, technologies, and learning from the experienced veterinarians she works with.
Dr. Witt recently married her husband, Jay, who is an attorney in Chanute. In her spare time, she enjoys crocheting, sewing, playing board games, and reading. She and her husband are currently reading all of the Pulitzer Prize winning books in the fiction category.
Sue Alford, KRVT
Sue began working as a veterinary technician in May 1978, after graduating from Colby Community College Veterinary Technician program (Colby, Kansas) with her Associates in Applied Science. She has dedicated her entire 43-year career to Animal Medical Center and the care of her animal patients.
Sue and her husband own a farm in Southeastern Kansas, where they have many farm cats which have been rescued and a horse named Molly. Sue met her husband of 25 years because her match making coworkers believed the couple should be together.
Sue has raised one daughter and enjoys quilting with her sisters in her spare time or relaxing with her family, especially her grandson and granddaughter. Sue would choose to do nothing else and believes veterinary medicine is her calling.
Kerri, Animal Care Attendant
Kerri grew up ten miles north of Fort Scott, Kansas on an active farm. While attending to her family’s farm she learned how to care for and attend to animals. Along with her personal experience, home life and on the job training Kerri has become an important part of the Animal Medical Center team.
Kerri not only provides the daily care for boarded animals, she assists in medical preparation, such as dental cleanings, surgeries, and routine lab work. She considers her patients and clients needs and understands each one is unique and needs special care. She is the eyes and ears for the doctors as she will monitor animals after surgeries or in cases of emergencies. She joined the Animal Medical Center because of her love and connection to animals and their owners.
In Kerri’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children riding ATVs, horses, and sport shooting. She and her children also have rescued many farm cats, and have a horse and six dogs which are a part of their immediate family. She dedicates herself to her patients and clients as she does her family and enjoys every moment.
Abby grew up on a farm outside of Chanute, Kansas where she attended Altoona-Midway schools, graduating in 2020. Currently she is attending the Colby Community College Veterinary Nursing Program in Colby, Kansas to become a Veterinary Nurse/Technician. Abby has worked at Animal Medical Center since June 2019. She enjoys helping with surgeries, performing lab work, packing and sterilizing surgery packs, and anything else asked of her.
Ever since she was little, Abby has known she wanted to go into the veterinary field. Being active in 4-H for 12 years and FFA for 5 years allowed her love of animals to grow. She predominately worked with cattle and swine in 4-H. FFA and 4-H taught Abby many life skills to help her in the veterinary field and once she entered high school, she started taking college classes to help her towards her goal.
In Abby’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her dogs, Luna and Rex. She also enjoys playing cards with her family, hanging out with friends, and trying out new food recipes.
Kristen grew up in Chanute and Stark, Kansas, graduating from Erie High School. She has always loved animals, growing up with dogs and later cats as well. While living in the Stark area, she loved to be out on the farm riding horses or fishing in the pond.
Kristen joined our team in 2021 and works in the front office assisting clients and is our inventory specialist. She tries to make sure to have all of your medication and food on hand for your pets.
In Kristen’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her three daughters and dog, Molly and two cats, Lucy and Desi.
Linda comes to us from rural Wilson County. She has called her grandparents’ farmstead home for her entire adult life. Linda and her husband David have three children, all currently in college.
Linda spent 30 years as a Visual Arts Instructor teaching art students ranging in age from kindergarten to the 12th grade.
Linda’s love of animals extends from her home to our office. She and her husband have adopted several cats and dogs over the years and they both enjoy their horses. She will strive to help provide a pleasant experience whether you are here for an emergency or a routine visit. Your pet is her first priority.