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Dr. Shawn McCoole

Dr. Shawn McCoole graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinarian Medicine in 1991. He is a native of Atchison graduating from Atchison High School in 1984. Dr. McCoole practiced several years in both Kansas and Missouri before returning to Atchison in 1997. Dr. McCoole is licensed in both Kansas and Missouri. He enjoys a true mixed animal type of general practice, working on dogs, cats, cattle, horses and goats. Specialties include canine cranial cruciate rupture repair and equine artificial insemination.

Dr. Christine McCoole

Dr. Christine McCoole is a 1991 graduate of Kansas State University. She is a native of Hutchison, KS and spent the first 12 years in small animal practice in the Kansas City area. Dr. McCoole has specific interest in internal medicine, including endocrinology, dentistry, small animal reproduction and soft tissue surgery. Dr. McCoole has practiced full time in Atchison since 2004. 

Jake Reiss Veterinarian technician

Jake Reiss graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 2010, grew up in the Cummings area now currently residing outside of Lancaster. He has cows and horses, he likes to take a drive with the dogs and spend most of his time outside. He enjoys time with family and friends, He mainly works with large animals and helps maintain the grounds.

Jessica Mackan Veterinarian technician

Jessica was raised in Washington State and now resides in Lancaster, KS. Jessica was a cheerleader, soccer player and honor student at Spanaway Lake High. She was also, a honor student in college. Jessica now spends her time with her five beautiful children and a dog. When she has free time she loves to go fishing, hunting or you can find her at the gym.

Amber Hudson Kennel manager/Technician

Amber is from Beaumont, Texas and graduated from Lincoln High Academy. She has her CDA and is currently working on her Veterinarian Assistant degree. Amber is a mother to two boys and has been married for 5 years. Amber is currently our Kennel Manager. She manages the boarding and the dog walkers. Amber also helps out as our Veterinarian Technician. She is a lover of all animals and has two dogs of her own. When she has a moment from her busy life she loves to relax and just hang out.

Cynthia June "C.J" Receptionist

CJ was born in Atchison, Kansas and graduated from Manhattan Academy in 2013. She is a mother of two and also has three dogs.  With her free time she loves to craft and make blankets. CJ loves family outings and hopes to fulfill her career as a sonogram technician.

Kimberly Hoffman Groomer

Kimberly Hoffman graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1998, then went to Colby Community College and graduated as a Registered Veterinary Technician worked in a mixed practice for close to 10 years, then worked in a Veterinary Specialty Hospital for 3 years as a surgical technician. Started working at Cedar Ridge in April of 2012 Kim is currently our groomer here at the clinic. She has select days of the week that she grooms here and she also grooms out in Effingham. She enjoys spending time with her kids, family, ATV riding, raising puppies, boating and spending time on the farm.

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