Dr. Cheryl Adkins, D.V.M. (picture coming soon)

Dr. Cheryl Adkins is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated high school from St. Joseph’s Academy in 2001. Her undergraduate studies in Animal Science were done at University of Missouri-Columbia before she was accepted to the Veterinary College at the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated in 2008. She was hired right out of veterinary school in 2008 and has been here ever since.

When she is not at work, Dr. Adkins is a voracious reader, hiker, movie watcher, and she plays video games with her husband. Her 2 dogs, 4 cats and handful of fish keep her entertained at home.

Dr. Megan Bittle Hillard, D.V.M.

Dr. Megan HIllard is a 2010 graduate from LSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally a home town 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. During her free time she enjoys reading, going to movies and hanging with friends and family at Lake Ouichita. Dr. Hillard has one black miniature schnauzer named Lily and one cat named Georgia.

Dr. Amanda McCasland, D.V.M.

Dr. McCasland graduated from Owasso High School in Oklahoma. After graduation, she attended Oklahoma State University, focusing on ruminant nutrition. In 2008, she attended Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla in Puebla, Mexico and completed the Spanish Language Program for Foreigners. She completed her undergraduate and veterinary studies at Oklahoma State University. Dr. McCasland joined our team in 2015.

Her special interests are exotic animal medicine, animal behavior, and using the Spanish language in the clinic. In her free time she rides Dressage horses and dances. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband, Austin, two cats, Cash and Ledoux, and four geckos, Jade, Jasmine, Hershey, and Hazel.

Technician/Inventory Manager Dani

Dani has been with Labahn since 2006. You might see her assisting in the exam rooms, or she may be working in other areas of the hospital. Dani enjoys providing client educations, dental prophylaxis, wound care, and consulting on puppy and kitten behavior modification and training.

Receptionist/Nurse Kristen

Kristen has been at Labahn since 2010. She works part time and when not at work spends her time looking after her baby, 3 dogs and 3 cats. Her main hobby when not spending time with her family is gardening. If you have cat questions she is the one to call.

Receptionist/Nurse Leslie

Leslie is very pleased to be joining the team at Labahn. She brings an avid desire to meet and get to know all who walk into our office, regardless of species. She is able to offer assistance in both English and Spanish. When not at work she enjoys looking after her 2 dogs and reads extensively.

Surgery Technician Jeff

Jeff graduated from UAFS in 2014 with his degree in surgical technology. He has been working at Labahn for a little over a year now, and has really enjoyed his time working with animals. His primary role here is to assist the doctors during surgery. He has two cats named Panzar and Bear, whom are very spoiled but very loved. He is hoping to add a dog to the mix in the near future. In his time off he likes doing P90X to stay healthy. Overall he says, “I enjoy my job because you never know what you’ll see from one day to the next, and I enjoy learning and helping people”.