Our vets.

Eugene Ervin

DVM

Emergency Medicine
On the job

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.

Education
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield
Off duty

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.

Hayley Hunt

DVM
On the job

Dr. Hayley Hunt finds cardiac and respiratory cases extremely interesting. She enjoys emergency surgery such as splenectomies, GDVs and critical lacerations.

Education
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Off duty

Dr. Hunt is a huge Arkansas Razorback football fan. Her favorite hobby is horseback riding, and she has four dogs: three Labradors and one English bulldog who runs her life!

Laura McKee

DVM

Emergency Medicine
On the job

Prior to joining us, Dr. McKee worked in a mixed-animal practice and also as an emergency veterinarian for several years.

Education
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
Off duty

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.

Steve Riley

DVM, DVSc, DACVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery

Surgery
On the job

Dr. Steve Riley specializes in orthopedic surgery and arthroscopy, with an emphasis on cruciate disease.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Doctor of Veterinary Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Off duty

Dr. Riley can be found spending time with his wife and two sons, along with his two Labrador retrievers, cat and chickens.

Brianna Thorne

DVM

Emergency Medicine
On the job

Dr. Brianna Thorne is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians. She is interested in all aspects of emergency medicine, especially critical patients.

Education
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Associate of Applied Sciences, Veterinary Technologies, Colby Community College, KS
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Off duty

Dr. Thorne enjoys watching baseball, fostering dogs and kittens and spending time with her family and pets.