Dr. Andrea Kennedy: Veterinarian/Owner
When Dr. Kennedy was a small child her family escaped from Czechoslovakia due to the Russian invasion. They came to America and made Kansas their home. In 1988, she graduated from Kansas State University. Dr. Kennedy and her husband John share their home in mild chaos with 2 dogs and 2 cats. Her passions are church, family, amateur bodybuilding competitions and being a passenger on a Harley.
Dr. Kristin Manley: Veterinarian
Dr. Manley was born in the cornfields of Nebraska. She played soccer for 18 years all the way up to finishing her Bachelor’s degree in science. After that she ventured out to Missouri to go to vet school and loves to be outside as much as possible. Rose her yellow lab loves new toys and likes to take up most of the bed each night.
Dr. Cammie Cathey: Veterinarian
Dr. Cammie Cathey grew up in Oak Grove Missouri where she met her husband. She graduated from Veterinary School at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies, and attended her clinical year at Mizzou. She has an island dog, Lip, a domestic shorthair cat, Carl, and a bearded dragon named Fiona. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, gardening, and playing video games.
Tamera: Registered Veterinary Technician
Tamera was born and raised in Lawrence, KS. Due to her love for animals she attended and graduated from Maple Woods Veterinary Technician Program in 1988. She's been married for 34 years and has 3 wonderful daughters and a handsome Son-in-Law. Tamera loves spending time with their grand-daughters, Jordyn and Kamryn. Head of her household is her domestic shorthair, Millie.
Stephanie: Practice Manager and Registered Veterinary Technician
Stephanie has been with us since 2014. She loves her husband, 4 kids, and Bentley - her pit mix. She enjoys camping with her family and running our busy clinic.
Donna has lived in Kansas all her life. She got into animal rescue in 1998. She is a self-proclaimed cat person who strongly believes in TNR (Trap & Release). When she is not rescuing animals, she enjoys gardening and spending time with her three grandsons.
Lyndsay: Registered Veterinary Technician
Lyndsay is from Laurie, MO. the heart of the Lake of the Ozarks. After graduation, she moved to Springfield, MO where she worked at the zoo for two years. While she liked her work she decided to shift her focus to veterinary medicine. She, and her super awesome, handsome, husband, Ethan, decided to move to KC where Kennedy’s Animal Clinic quickly hired her. In their free time, these lovebirds love playing outside with their two doggie fur babies and the world's most adorable son.
Rebecca Berry is a native of Missouri, lifelong resident of Kansas City; she also attended UMKC. She specialized in poodles and terriers in grooming school and has more than 20 years as a professional groomer and is a member of the National Groomer's Association. Interests include farming, gardening, and collecting antiques. Her favorite pastime is being a couch potato with her cat, Mr. Dickens.
Lura: Veterinary Assistant
Lura has 15 years of veterinary experience. As of now she has 3
dogs, 1 cat, a guinea pig and a fish. Lura has 2 children, needless to say she is very busy. Lura loves what she does and can’t imagine doing anything else. Her favorite quote is “No one can make you feel inferior without your permission”.
Melissa: Veterinary Assistant
Melissa is from Pendleton, OR. She lived there most of her life. Melissa went to college to earn her associates and vet assistant degree. Her love for animals all started when she was able to get a job at a clinic in Pendleton where she worked for 4 years. She met her fiance who is from KCMO and ended up moving here to start their life together. Melissa got a job with Kennedy’s animal clinic to further study as a registered veterinary technician.
Haley has been a Raytown resident her entire life. She is a busy mom of 2 teenage boys along with 4 dogs and 2 cats. She loves all fur babies! Haley has a degree in Computer Networking services. She has worked in the Veterinary field for 3 years. Her hobbies are traveling, movies, and cooking.
Paige: Veterinary Assistant
Paige graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Wildlife Conservation in 2016 from the University of Central Missouri. She resides in Raytown with her husband, daughter, 2 dogs, and 1 cat. She loves to travel and has been to 11 different countries and counting. She would love to continue scuba diving and eventually become an instructor. Her favorite quote is "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get."
Kayle: Veterinary Assistant
Kayle is from Blue Springs. In 2021 she graduated from Drury University with her Bachelor's in Biochemistry and starts at MU's College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall. She has wanted to be a veterinarian before she was 5 years old and is really excited to be living out her dream.
Savannah: Veterinary Assistant
Savannah was born and raised in Lee's Summit, MO. She has a deep passion for animals. Elephants are her favorite! Savannah's current goals are to go through the Maple Woods Veterinary Technology Programs and finish her Bachelors of Wildlife biology and natural resource conservation. In the future, She would like to combine conservation with medicine and help repopulate some endangered species. Savannah is married to her long time sweetheart Josh, they have one young daughter and 3 awesome dogs.
Erin: Kennel Technician/Receptionist
Erin is our newest and youngest member of our team. Her love for animals started at 12 when she would binge animal planet and nat geo shows. She’s slowly but surly is working towards a career in vet technology.
Mike: Veterinary Assistant
Born in Monterey CA, Mike moved to Missouri in 1994 with his wife Tina. They have two kids and two dogs. His passion is his Faith in God and Family. Mike loves to garden and compete in air rifle tournaments.
Brigitte: Veterinary Assistant
Brigitte originally hails from the Midwest, but moved to KC recently from the beautiful state of Colorado. She obtained her AAS degree from Bel-Rea Institute in 2019 and shortly after became a Registered Veterinary Technician. In her free time, you'll find her exploring the great outdoors with her husband Jeff and their 4-year old Mini Aussie adventure dog, Ethel.