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Dr. Jim Humphrey
Dr. Humphrey graduated with honors in 1983 from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Humphrey was born and raised in the Kansas City area and is an alumnus of Shawnee Mission North High School. He joined JCAC in the summer of 1983 and became a partner with Dr. Small in 1985 when they also opened Leawood Plaza Animal Hospital.
Dr. Humphrey is a proud husband and father. He and his wife, Deb, have two grown sons and a daughter-in-law, Jacob, Jason, and Amanda. Most of his time away from practice is spent with his family enjoying a number of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, fishing, and snow skiing. The Humphreys currently have a dog, Bug, and two cats, Cinco and Maya. Dr. Humphrey is also actively involved in his church, and is a recreational runner.
Dr. Humphrey is a member of the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Richard Eberhardy
Dr. Eberhardy is a 1993 graduate of Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Eberhardy joined the practice in 1998, becoming partners with Dr. Humphrey in 2007. Dr. Eberhardy was born and raised in the Kansas City area and currently makes his home in Olathe, Kansas, with his wife Lisa. They have two wonderful daughters that keep them quite busy and very happy. They also share their home with two entertaining cats, Pete and Tilley, and a rescue dog, Bean, who has received her “Canine Good Citizen” award through the AKC. Outside of veterinary duties, Dr. Eberhardy spends time coaching youth soccer, playing basketball, and enjoying a wide variety of family activities.
Dr. Eberhardy is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Veterinary Association, Kansas City Veterinary Association and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Sara Huber
Dr. Huber is a 2010 graduate of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Huber was born and raised in northern New Jersey in the suburbs of New York City. She currently resides in Kansas City, MO with her fiancée. She has an amazing rescue cat, Gracie. She has a passion for feline medicine and surgery and exotic animal medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Huber enjoys reading, playing video games, running, and spending time with family and friends. She is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching Kansas State, The New York Yankees, and The New York Giants.
Dr. Huber is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Chris was born in the Kansas City area and currently lives in Tonganoxie, Kansas. She started working at Johnson County Animal Clinic in 1984 as a Veterinary Technician, but currently uses her skills as a Professional Groomer to provide excellent grooming services. Both Chris and her husband have a love and passion for animals. They share their lives with two horses, two goats, four dogs, and multiple cats.
Jill joined Johnson County Animal Clinic in 1995 as a technician with a strong desire to help animals. Jill now oversees both the Johnson County Animal Clinic and the Leawood Plaza Animal Hospital. Jill and her husband reside in southern Johnson County with their three children and two dogs named CJ, a Smooth Coated Collie, and Ava, a Siberian Husky. In Jill's spare time she enjoys reading, relaxing, and spending time with her family.
Rose has worked at Johnson County Animal Clinic since 2003. She was born and raised in Missouri and currently shares her home in Lenexa with her furry kids. As with all of our staff, she treats the pets that visit our Clinic with the same care she gives her pets at home; her daily goal is to get in as many kisses as possible. Beyond caring for animals, she enjoys roller-skating, church activities, and playing ball with her dogs.
Steph “O” has worked as a receptionist and veterinary technician at both Leawood Plaza Animal Hospital and Johnson County Animal Clinic since 2003. Stephanie has two children, and 5 “pet” children. Their newest addition was a Great Dane puppy in the summer of 2011, and “Jersey” is keeping the family on their toes. In her spare time she loves going to the lake, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Cathy-Anne started working for Johnson County Animal Clinic in 2012. She has been working with small animals, which is her passion since 2000. When she is not spending time at work or with her 2 boxers, Monte and Mercy, she can be found with her family or friends living life to the fullest. Camping, hiking, traveling and going to concerts are her favorite activites.
John has worked as a Veterinary Technician at Johnson County Animal Clinic since June 2012, and has been in the veterinary field for over eight years. John lives in Prairie Village with his two Shelties, Maggie and Gracie. His hobbies include the railroad, going to the lake, watching movies, and listening to country music.
Brandi has worked as a Veterinary Technician at Johnson County Animal Clinic since June 2012. Born and raised in Shawnee, Ks, Brandi attended Brown Mackie College, and graduated from the Veterinary Technology program in May 2012 with her Associate's degree in Applied Science. In her spare time she enjoys reading, doing anything outdoors, and spending time with family and friends - including a furry childwhom she absolutely adores - Tootsie (a Chihuahua/Yorkie).
Emily grew up in the Kansas City area, but now lives in Louisburg, Kansas. Emily attended Johnson County Community College and received her associates degree in Liberal Arts and continued at Animal Behavior College where she got her certification in dog training. She has cared for many different pets at home including dogs, cats, horses, small animals, and even a llama. She currently has two dogs of her own, a Rottweiler mix, Clifford, and a Chihuahua, Pee Wee. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going to movies, enjoying the outdoors, and has been captain of her bowling team in a league for the last 3 years.
Danen Haxton joined Johnson County Animal Clinic as a technician in February of this year. Dane currently lives in Kansas City, Kansas with RJ whom are both Dachsund enthusiast. Dane currently has four Dachsund at home, Odie, Jasmine, Chloe and Tootsie. When not rescuing, fostering, or attending a dachsund event Danen likes to attend plays, concerts, cooking or just enjoying a nap.
Matthew started working for Johnson County Animal Clinic in 2013. He has enjoyed working in the veterinary medicine field since 2007. He studied biology at both Rockhurst University and UMKC. He has a Border Collie/Chow mix named Thelma Rose that keeps most of his free time busy. When not at work he enjoys time at home with his dog, walking around the plaza, reading, and spending time with friends and family.