Our Veterinarians

Eugene Ervin
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Eugene Ervin
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Eugene Ervin has worked as a veterinarian in a mixed animal practice, at a private veterinary research facility and at a busy small animal practice. He is always prepared to perform needed surgeries, whether it is a simple laceration or a gastric dilation volvulus.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield
Dr. Ervin enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and hiking. He and his wife have two boys and two girls, not to mention a Great Pyrenees named Bert, a cat named Tiki, three Nubian goats and a flock of chickens, ducks and geese.
Jodie Hayes
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jodie Hayes
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Hayes worked as a registered veterinary technician for five years prior to pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine. In addition to emergency medicine, Dr. Hayes has a special interest in oncology and internal medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Overland Park KS
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Associate in Applied Sciences, Veterinary Technology, Metropolitan Community College at Maple Woods, MO
  • Bachelors of Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Dr. Hayes enjoys spending time with her family, two and four-legged. She likes baking, traveling and watching soccer.
Jacob Kilgore
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jacob Kilgore
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jacob Kilgore loves the unpredictable nature of emergency medicine, with his favorite being trauma cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, Truman State University, Kirksville MO
Dr. Kilgore likes to run, play golf and immerse himself in multiple fantasy sports. He has two dogs, soft-coated Wheaten terrier Truman, and beagle mix Bess.
Laura McKee
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Laura McKee
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Prior to joining us, Dr. McKee worked in a mixed-animal practice and also as an emergency veterinarian for several years.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
Dr. McKee spends her time with family and friends, which includes her husband and a menagerie of cats and dogs. She enjoys cooking, gardening and jogging.