Our vets.

Taylor Duffy

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Taylor Duffy is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Illinois College, Jacksonville IL

Off Duty

In her spare time, Dr. Duffy likes to be outdoors kayaking or hiking with her dog. She also enjoys going to the gym and fitness classes.

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.

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, Surgery, University of Guelph Ontario’s Veterinary College, Canada
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Doctor of Veterinary Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan

Off Duty

Dr. Riley can be found spending time with his yellow Labrador retriever, flying aerobatic aircraft and water-skiing.

Janaki Swanson

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Janaki Swanson finds foreign body surgeries and chocolate toxicities the most gratifying to treat.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Central Washington University, Ellensburg

Off Duty

In her free time, Dr. Swanson enjoys snowboarding and riding her quarter horse, Ginger. She has a strong love for giant dog breeds, especially for her Newfoundland, Wookie.

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.