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Dr. Ginger LaNye

Dr. Ginger LaNye

Medical Director/Surgeon

Dr. Ginger LaNye, graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2002. She grew up in Broken Arrow, graduated from Broken Arrow High School where she was a member of the softball, basketball, and track & field teams. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Missouri Southern State University, where she was also a member of the Lady Lions softball team. She has been inducted into both the Broken Arrow High School Athletic Hall of Fame and the Missouri Southern Athletic Hall of Fame for her contributions on the field. She believes in teamwork and good sportsmanship which shows in her relationships with staff and clients.

She has worked at several hospitals in the Tulsa area, but is excited to be working so close to home. She has two sons which keeps her on her toes. Her oldest loves baseball and gaming, while her youngest has just transitioned to the Tuba in band. Also in the house are Kharma, a loving, albeit hyper, black and tan Doberman Pinscher, and Daya, a sweet, gray, domestic shorthair. She is excited about the opportunity to provide the best care for your furry family members and the ability to work with the wonderful, caring, and compassionate staff at Premier Animal Wellness and Surgery.

Dr. Lisette Wigton

Dr. Lisette Wigton

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Wigton is a 1996 graduate of Oklahoma State University. Her special interests include tackling tough internal medicine and skin cases, and she has a special place in her heart for exotics and pocket pets. Dr. Wigton is married and is the proud mother of amazing sons.
Dr. Andrea Harl, DVM

Dr. Andrea Harl, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Andrea Harl began her life with a love for animals, growing up on an acreage with ducks, chickens, dogs, cats, and horses. When she was five years old, she realized their horse vet was a woman and knew that’s the path she wanted for her career. She originally considered becoming an equine vet and still loves horses, but currently sees only small animals. She’s a 2007 graduate of Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine and has worked in several highly respected practices in the Tulsa area. She joined PAWS early in 2020 as a relief doctor, and everyone loved her so much we asked her to join our team!

Her favorite part about being a vet is helping owners become closer to their pets. Like all of us at PAWS, she loves cuddling new puppies and kitties.

Dr. Harl has an avid interest in preventive medicine and a healthy lifestyle, both for humans and animals. She’s a certified yoga instructor who loves hiking, travel, and rock concerts. She’s a devoted mom to two tweens, Aiden and Isabella. Her furry family includes a sixteen-year-old Lab named Phoebe, a sixteen-year-old cat named Eve, and a recent adoption–an orange tabby kitten named Phoenix.

Dr. Andrea Harl is a wonderful addition to our PAWS family, and we can’t wait for you to meet her!

Shannon Newton

Shannon Newton

Office Manager

Shannon started working in Veterinary medicine in 1991 as a kennel tech and worked her way up to surgical and dental assisting. She has been part of the PAWS team since 2008 and took the role of Office Manager in November of 2013. Shannon loves the veterinary field and how medicine is always evolving. She learns something new every day.

Shannon has been married to the man of her dreams since 2008 and they have three children and four very energetic grandchildren. Her home would not be complete without her fur babies, Addie, (who can do no wrong), and Penny.

‘To be able to be there for a client that has to make life-altering decisions, or to help a patient that is in pain, is the reason I do what I do. There isn’t a person I work with that does not feel the same way. I truly am blessed with the best job in the world.’

Jesse McAtee, RVT

Jesse McAtee, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Jesse grew up in Sand Springs with her dad, mom and brother. She began college wanting to major in early education. Then she started working as a kennel tech and soon found her true passion in life is working with animals. Jesse graduated from the veterinary technology program at TCC in 2013. She has been working as a registered veterinary technician since. She currently loves snuggling on the couch with her 3 dogs and Calico cat. She also loves being outdoors and spending time with her family.
Linzi McMillen

Linzi McMillen

Veterinary Assistant

Linzi started working in the veterinary field in 2002 as a kennel technician. And once she graduated High School, she was promoted to a veterinary assistant and was quick at learning and mastering the skills of veterinary technicians. She joined the PAWS team in April 2013 and couldn’t be happier to work with her amazing team members.

Linzi married her high school sweetheart in 2011. Together, they have a human son, Logan, the sweetest pitbull named LT, and a three-legged cat named Nala which is our clinic cat at PAWS.

Alecia Holt

Alecia Holt

Veterinary Assistant

We’re fortunate to have Alecia rejoin our team after a brief hiatus. She’s a 2012 graduate of the CCC Veterinary Assistant Program where she focused on laboratory work and educating clients about pet health. Being there for our patients and clients is a true joy for her, and what drives her to do her best. Alecia has been married to her amazing husband since 2012. They have 3 dogs: David, Darla, and Dilly; who are all rescue pups.
 Caity Brumley

Caity Brumley

Veterinary Assistant

Caity grew up in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and was raised around farm animals at a young age. She has had her own horses, cows, pigs, cats, and dogs that she cared for everyday. She knew early on that she wanted to be a part of a team that had a passion to care for animals the way SouthPark does. We love having her on our team, and we know you will love her too!
Laurel Tanner

Laurel Tanner

Veterinary Assistant

Laurel has always had a passion for animals and like many others knew she wanted a career working with them. She has worked her way up in the veterinary field from working as a kennel tech, up to kennel tech manager, and now veterinary assistant.

She has the sweetest little terrier named Precious, two kitties named Sassy and Wasabi, and her newest family member is Boo Radley, the ball python.

In her free time, she enjoys relaxing with her husband and pets, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Jennifer Mathews

Dr. Jennifer Mathews

Owner & Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Mathews graduated in 1997 from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine and opened a practice in Tulsa which she owned for thirteen years. A silent partner in Southpark (now PAWS) since 1998, she came on board full time in 2015 as practice manager and CFO, then purchased PAWS outright in 2018.

Dr. Mathews is a lifelong animal lover who believes our pets help us tap into the best part of ourselves—the place in our heart that creates unconditional love.

Aside from cuddling puppies and kittens, her favorite part of owning PAWS is seeing its employees grow and discover their incredible potential. She is literally surrounded by compassionate, dedicated rockstars, and feels unbelievably blessed to be among them.

Dr. Mathews has three children, almost grown, and is delighted to have recently married her husband and best friend, Billy Stacey. They share a love for traveling, kayaking, nature walks, movies, and antique malls. Billy has a knack for renovating houses (they’ve done two in the last two years) and they can’t wait to start on their current home. They’re both football fans, Oklahoma State for her and Arkansas for him, and hope to attend more games in the next few years.

Their furkid family includes Scratchy—an orange tabby named by her oldest child—a rescue Terrier named Lacey, and a thirty-two year-old Paint gelding named Luke. Their foster dog, Dolly, recently found her furever home (hooray!), but they still get to babysit sometimes. Their beloved Lab, Pete, recently left a big, furry hole in their hearts when he crossed the Rainbow Bridge. He was A Very Good Boy and they miss him very much.

Since Dr. Mathews took over, PAWS has undertaken numerous improvements designed to help clients and their furbabies enjoy a more relaxed, gentle, and less stressful visit. From monthly payment plans (ease of budgeting) to digital X-ray (fast and accurate) to newly-remodeled lobby and exam rooms (non-skid floor, couches in rooms, fold up exam tables), Dr. Mathews planned each move with patient and client comfort in mind. She’s always up for new ideas and loves to hear from clients.

Feel free to contact her anytime at info@pawsvetsok.com

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We believe pets are four-legged family members!

Proudly serving Broken Arrow and the surrounding area since 1999.

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Contact

Phone: 918-451-1440
Fax:
918-449-0485
Email: info@pawsvetsok.com

Location

6319 S. Elm PL
Broken Arrow, OK 74011
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Hours

Mon - Thurs: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun: Closed

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