Meet Our
Team from
Labahn Veterinary Hospital!


Our Doctors

Dr. Megan Hillard


Dr. Megan Hillard is a 2010 graduate from LSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally a hometown girl from here in Fort Smith, Arkansas, she completed her undergraduate studies in Animal Science from the University of Arkansas in 2006. She spent 2011 in Orlando, FL for intense training at a specialty hospital. Her veterinary interests include internal medicine, surgery, and neurology. She joined the Labahn team in 2013 and took over ownership of the clinic in 2015.

During her free time, she enjoys being a mom to three beautiful little boys, reading, going to movies, and hanging out with friends and family at Lake Ouichita. Dr. Hillard has one cat named Georgia and a miniature schnauzer named Salem.

Dr. Theresa Schluterman


Labahn Veterinary Hospital is proud to introduce our amazing associate veterinarian, Dr. Theresa Schluterman, DVM. Dr. Schluterman has practiced Veterinary Medicine in the local area for over 20 years and will continue to serve area clients and pets here at Labahn. She stays busy outside of work with her son, outdoor activities, and a large group of pets of her own.

Dr. Amber Baber


Dr. Baber graduated veterinary school at Oklahoma State University in 2015. Growing up in rural AR, Dr. Baber developed a love of animals at a young age which led to her pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. She joined the Labahn team in June 2023 and is new to Fort Smith. In her off time, she enjoys spending time with her two children and her corgi, Tater.

Kayleigh Skaggs

Practice Manager

Kayleigh graduated from UAFS in 2021 with a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership. She joined the Labahn Team a few months later as our Practice Manager. She has worked in the veterinary field and/or customer service industry since she was 14yrs old and has always had a passion for helping animals. She shares her home with her husband, Justin, and their 3 kids along with their 3 rescue cats (Charlotte, Miss Mayfield, & Suzi) and their 5 dogs (Ranger, Lady, Luck(y), Ricky Bobby & Tembé). Outside of work she enjoys traveling with her husband and gardening.

Berenice Garcia


Working at a veterinary hospital is something Berenice has always been interested in not only to expand her own education and knowledge, but also to help the Hispanic community with veterinary care. During her free time, she spends it with family & friends either hiking or having small gatherings. Some of her favorite things to do is travel to Mexico to her small hometown La Caja Municpio de Irapuato, Guanajuato. There she has 3 cats(Gata, Manchas, and Capullo), 1 dog(Grillo), 2 goats (Silvia and Marcos) and 1 horse (Mona).

Shea Lockridge

Surgical Technician

Shea has wanted to be in vet med her entire life, from being in the rodeo community to owning livestock, there was never another career path or a backup plan for her. She grew up wanting to be a specialist vet but after being a veterinary assistant for 4 years, she found her calling as a Veterinary Technician. She is excited to continue her education and finish vet tech school in the near future. When she is not at the clinic, she enjoys time with her family and her four fur babies— Bella, Hope, Peaches, and Thomas.

Brailey Reitzel

Veterinary Assistant

Brailey has always had a passion for animals and started working in the veterinary field in 2022. She joined the Labahn team in August of 2023. Her love for animals extends beyond the clinic and into her personal life, where she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids, as well as tending to her mini animal farm which includes everything from chickens to emus, alongside her crew of Great Danes. This deep connection with animals allows her to provide exceptional care and attention to every patient she encounters.

Madison Mayhue

Veterinary Assistant

 Madison graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology Pre-Medicine. She soon realized her passion was with animals after being in the veterinary field for 2 years, gaining experience and an understanding of animal medicine. She recently moved back to her hometown of Fort Smith where she joined the Labahn team as a Veterinary Assistant while she continued her education in hopes of one day becoming a Veterinarian herself! She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, antiquing, and crafting. She has a German Shepherd named Airi and three black cats named Spooky, Otho, and Toby.



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