R Vet at Cross Creek provides the highest quality veterinary care. Meet our skilled, compassionate veterinary care team who are committed to providing exceptional veterinary care for your pets.
My name is Katherine (Katie, for short) Sheaffer and I am a general practice veterinarian. I graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. When I’m not busy helping clients and their fur babies, I enjoy spending time on my farm, gardening, and riding horses. Cats are my favorite animal and with 13, I’m well on my way to being a crazy cat lady!
My name is Jessica, I am the practice manager at R Veterinary at Cross Creek. I grew up in a small town here in Missouri and have always wanted to work with animals. I started my career as a veterinarian technician in 2009 and started at Cross Creek Animal Hospital in 2012. When I’m not at work my daughter and I love going on adventures and enjoying nature.
Hi, my name is Amy. I first started working for R Veterinary at Cross Creek in 2001 and have had a passion for veterinary medicine since! I moved away for a while and after moving back to Waynesville I was lucky enough to rejoin this great team. I have standard poodles and cats, they live for walks, treats, and cuddles. In my free time I'm either crafting or at a volleyball game!
Hi! My name is Leigh. I am a receptionist for R Veterinary at Cross Creek.I started working as a Veterinary Receptionist in 2015 when I was living in Colorado. I have always had a passion for animals and the outdoors. I currently have 3 dogs, a Basset Hound named Banjo, a Terrier Mix named Billy and a Lab Mix named Shelbee.
My name is Grace Bales. I work as a Veterinary Technician at R Veterinary at Cross Creek. I am currently attending college to become a Registered Technician. I have a three-legged lab named Tuck, a yellow lab named Dixie, a chocolate lab named Mulder, and a feisty kitty named Wylie.
Registered Veterinary Technician
Hi! My name is Maggie Leupold, RVT! I have been working at R Veterinary since 2016. I graduated from the Crowder College Veterinary Technician program and obtained my Veterinary Technician license in 2019. I love animals big and small. Speaking of animals that I love, I have two dogs. One is a crazy boxer mix named Pig. The other is a love bug named Darryl.
My name is Kathy Lowe and I have worked at R Veterinary at Cross Creek for three years as a boarding technician. I am a mother to eight wonderful children, and I’m referred to as the “Clinic Mom”. My husband and I enjoy all of the chaos that lots of kids and pets bring to our lives. I enjoy working with all of the dogs and cats that I see on a daily basis while I am at work.
Hi there, my name is Delayne Lawrence and I work at R Veterinary at Cross Creek as a Veterinary Technician. I started my technician journey in 2018 while my husband was stationed in Tennessee and have been able to continue here at R Veterinary at Cross Creek. I have 2 dogs myself, a crazy husky mix and a loving German Shepherd. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time outdoors with my husband and our beautiful baby girl. I’m so excited to care for your loving (and maybe not so loving) animals!
Veterinary Technician Assistant
Hi! My name is Brianna Kamplain. I work as a Technician Assistant at R Veterinary at Cross Creek. I am currently in school to be a registered technician. When I’m not at work I like to spend time with my family and I enjoy being outside with my mule Jubilee, and my 3 dogs, Nacho a blue heeler, Vader a German shepherd mix and Honey a Chihuahua.
Veterinary Technician and Kennel Technician
Hello! My name is Amber and I work as a Veterinary Technician and a Kennel Technician here at R Veterinary at Cross Creek! When not at work I have 2 dogs, 2 cats, a few bearded dragons and a husband to take up my time. I have been working here since 2021 and love getting to meet all your furry and not so furry friends.