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Doctors of Veterinary Medicine

Chris Gentry | Vilonia Animal Clinic
Chris Gentry, DVM

Years of Practice: 25

Dr. Gentry is a 1995 graduate of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and a 1991 graduate of UCA with a degree in Biology. In 1996, he opened Vilonia Animal Clinic. Since 2011, he has shared ownership with Dr. Jenkins. Dr. Gentry is also PennHIP Certified.

Dr. Gentry is a cat lover and has owned many breeds of dogs over the years: Bullmastiffs, Pembroke Welsh Corgis, German Short-Haired Pointers, Mountain Curs, plus a variety of rescued mixed breed dogs. He now has no children at home and there is more room for his 4 cats and 4 dogs!

J. Paul Jenkins | Vilonia Animal Clinic
J. Paul Jenkins, DVM

Years of Practice: 18

Dr. Jenkins is a 2002 graduate of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. He did his pre-veterinary studies at Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas. After practicing for two years in Clinton, Louisiana, he joined Vilonia Animal Clinic in 2004. Since 2011, he shares ownership with Dr. Gentry. Dr. Jenkins is on the Advisory Board for the Veterinary Technician program at ASU-Beebe and is the current President of the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Jenkins’ home has included a mixed breed dog and Persian cats, and now houses a German Wirehaired Pointer, a Border Collie mix, a miniature Dachshund and the king of the house, Olaf, the tabby cat!

J. Paul Jenkins | Vilonia Animal Clinic
Savannah Burch, DVM

Years of Practice: 1+

Dr. Burch is a Baton Rouge, Louisiana native and a 2015 graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2019.

After first working in northwest Arkansas, Dr. Burch and her family settled in Faulkner County. She joined Vilonia Animal Clinic as an associate veterinarian in June 2020. “The Puggies,” Gus Gus and Noah, joined the VAC family too!

Client Service Representatives

Suzanne Byrum
Suzanne Byrum

Since 2000

Michelle Oquin
Michelle Oquin

Since 2005

Paige Tusieseina
Paige Tusieseina

Since 2017

Candice Jones
Candice Jones

Since 2017

Rachel Kreider
Rachel Kreider

Since 2018

Veterinary Technicians & CVTs

Andy Washburn
Andy Washburn

Since 2003

Rachel Hunnicut-Steele, CVT
Rachel Hunnicut-Steele, CVT

Since 2013

Shanie Pruitt, CVT
Shanie Pruitt, CVT

Since 2014

Diana Nguyen
Diana Nguyen

Since 2018

Missy Foley, CVT
Missy Foley, CVT

Since 2018

Elyse Beard, CVT
Elyse Beard, CVT

Since 2019

Veterinary Assistants & Kennel Assistants

Deborah Pickens
Deborah Pickens

Since 2003

Natalie Hill
Natalie Hill

Since 2011

Shanna Darling
Shanna Darling

Since 2017

Jordan Cliburn
Jordan Cliburn

Since 2018

Nick Gentry
Nick Gentry

Since 2018

Erin Roberts
Erin Roberts

Since 2019

Managers

Melanie Gentry, Practice Manager
Melanie Gentry, Practice Manager

Since 1996

Annie Jo Moody, Inventory Manager
Annie Jo Moody, Inventory Manager

Since 2007

Clinic Cats

Abbi Kitty
Abbi Kitty

Since 2010

Amber
Amber

Since 2016

Now that you’ve met our team stop in and say hello! We would love to meet you and your lovable, furry companion. Contact us to set up an appointment!

Address

Vilonia Animal Clinic
785 US-64 Business
Conway, AR 72032

Contact

Text or Call: 501-796-8400
Fax: 501-796-2973
vacpetportal@viloniaanimalclinic.com

Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, Thursday:
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday:
Closed

We are closed everyday from 11:45 AM to - 1:00 PM for lunch.

Address

Vilonia Animal Clinic
785 US-64 Business
Conway, AR 72032

Contact

Text or Call: 501-796-8400
Fax: 501-796-2973
vacpetportal@viloniaanimalclinic.com

Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

We are closed everyday from 11:45 AM to - 1:00 PM for lunch.