Your Love, Our Passion

We live to care for this community.

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Your Love, Our Passion

We live to care for this community.

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This community is our home. And caring for the families here means everything to us. Now, meet the team who will welcome you to ours.

Doctors

Dr. Humphrey

Dr. Humphrey

DVM

Dr. Humphrey graduated with honors in 1983 from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Humphrey was born and raised in the Kansas City area and is an alumnus of Shawnee Mission North High School. He joined JCAC in the summer of 1983 and became a partner with Dr. Dean Small in 1986 when they also opened Leawood Plaza Animal Hospital.

Dr. Humphrey is a proud husband and father. He and his wife, Deb, have two grown sons, a daughter-in-law, and a very special little granddaughter. Most of his time away from the practice is spent with his wife and family enjoying special family moments and a number of outdoor activities such as swimming, hiking, fishing, snow skiing and scuba diving. . The Humphreys currently have two adopted dogs, Bug and Trixie, and two adopted cats, Cinco and Maya. Dr. Humphrey is also actively involved in his church.

Dr. Humphrey is a member of the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.

Dr. Eberhardy

Dr. Eberhardy

DVM

Dr. Eberhardy is a 1993 graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Eberhardy joined the practice in 1998, becoming partners with Dr. Humphrey in 2007. Dr. Eberhardy was born and raised in the Kansas City area and currently makes his home in Olathe, Kansas, with his high school sweetheart and wife Lisa. They have two awesome daughters that they have passed their KSU purple passion onto. They share their home with two entertaining cats, Pete and Tilley, and a rescue dog, Bean, who has received her “Canine Good Citizen” award through the AKC. Outside of his veterinary duties, Dr. Eberhardy is spending time studying to be a certified sommelier, enjoys exercise and yoga and looks forward to being outside whenever possible working in his yard and playing fetch with Bean.

Dr. Eberhardy is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Veterinary Association, Kansas City Veterinary Association and the American Animal Hospital Association.

Dr. Fritts

Dr. Fritts

DVM

Dr. Kaylie Fritts is an Indiana native and alumna of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Fritts practiced in the heart of Amish country in Indiana before moving with her fiancé to Idaho in the fall of 2017. In 2018, Dr. Fritts made the best decision of her life and married fellow veterinarian, Dr. Kyle DeYoung. In 2019, the couple made the move to Kansas City to allow them to pursue their respective career goals and be closer to family. So far, they’re thoroughly enjoying life in the Kansas City metro and take every opportunity they can get to explore local shops and restaurants, visit the art museum, or have a beer at a craft brewery. Dr. Fritts and Dr. DeYoung have a lot of animals: Layla, a Craigslist retriever, Ivy, a resuce pitbull, Spike, a chihuahua saved from death row, and Olive Tooster, a dumpster kitten with whom Dr. Fritts is in a constant power struggle. When not exploring Kansas City, you can find Dr. Fritts walking her dogs, taking a yoga class, reading a book, knitting a scarf, or watching The Office.

“One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.”

-Pam Brown

Leadership

Sydney

Sydney

Practice Manager

Sydney is a born and raised Kansas City gal who studied Business Management and Animal Science at Missouri State University. Sydney has spent the last 17 years working at several animal shelters in the Kansas City area to enhance the relationships between companion animals and their owners through education and nurturing the human-animal bond. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, antique shopping and going to the park with her daughter Sophia and her husband Sean. Sydney has three rescues; Bo, a goofy three year old Dogue de Bordeaux, Ellie, a two year old loveable Lab, and their newest member to the family Lulu, a five month old half Shih Tzu, half Frenchie.

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”

–Anatole France

Administrative

Laci

Laci

Administrative

We are proud to have Laci is our office/practice manager and she has been with our practice in that or other capacities for 6 years. She loves spending time with pets and “their people”, and has had a passion to work with animals since the age of 4. She finds enjoyment traveling with her family, hiking, shopping, watching movies and playing board games with her son. She has 2 pets: Clover, a black Lab mix rescue and Blue, a senior Siamese mix cat.

“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.”

–AD Williams

Technicians and Assistants

John

John

Veterinary Technician

John has been one of our veterinary technicians for over 7 years, having worked in various positions at veterinary practices for over 15 years. Family and friends are very important to John and he is the oldest of 5 brothers and sisters. He enjoys playing sports, NFL Sundays, KU basketball, walking his dog, mowing and relaxing at home. Two novelty pleasures of his include railroads, and Marvel Comic books, most importantly, the X-Men (where he has become Wolverine during Halloween for the past 9 years). His newest love is “Logan”, his 2 year old sheltie.

Danen

Danen

Veterinary Technician

Danen has been one of our veterinary technicians for 6 years, graduating from Brown Mackie College. He enjoys Netflix, arcades, traveling, and finding good breweries and beers to taste. He and his husband R.J. enjoy having 4 dachshunds: Oodi, Jasmine and Chloe.

Victoria

Victoria

Veterinary Technician

Victoria joined our team as a Kennel Technician and became so interested in Veterinary Medicine that she moved into one our Veterinary Technician positions. She enjoys working alongside her team members and loves life! Victoria and her family enjoy traveling and exploring new places. Her favorite pastime is spending time with her family and her animals. Victoria has two dogs. Fiona is a 9 year old Poodle/Terrier mix and Mya is a 1 year old Pit/Shar Pei. Mya was actually abandoned at our clinic with a fractured leg that required life-saving surgery. The entire staff fell madly in love with Mya and Victoria knew she had to take her home and keep her!! Sweet Mya scored the jackpot with Vic and her family!

Luis

Luis

Veterinary Technician

Bio Coming Soon!

Amanda

Amanda

Assistant Veterinary Technician

Amanda is a veterinary technician at both JCAC and LPAH. She is a transport from Texas where she lived 15 years and now also is working on a degree in Veterinary Technology. She loves going to the dog park with her sister or her dogs, reading and shopping. She has 3 dogs (Bailey, Tyson and Max) and 2 cats (Dobby and Harley).

Kylie

Kylie

Veterinary Assistant

From a very young age Kylie has dreamed of being involved in Veterinary Medicine. As soon as she was able, she started working with animals– starting out at a doggy daycare, taking care of dogs on a daily basis. From there, Kylie found herself wanting to grow her career and joined the JCAC family. Kylie plans on working in the veterinary field long term. She enjoys music, spending time with the ones she loves, doing makeup, crystals, and most importantly, taking care of her furbabies. She has three dogs, Teddy (4 year old Miniature Poodle), Moose (a young Lab/Pitt mix) and Bella (3 year old Great Dane). She also rescued two hamsters, Cheeks and Hamster Pablo.

“Lots of people talk to animals…. Not very many listen, though…. That’s the problem.”

-Benjamin Hoff

Customer Service

Jaime

Jaime

Customer Service Representative

Jaime is a receptionist at JCAC. She has worn many hats in the veterinary field including being a veterinary assistant and tech along with receptionist duties. She’s a KU grad having degrees in Psychology and Human Development and Family Life, and like all KU fans loves basketball. A fun KU note is that she also crewed on the KU row team! Her other interests include music, off leash dog parks, pet shows and especially the Weimaraner dog breed. She has no dogs currently, however has had 4 Weimaraners and a Shar-Pei/heeler mix.

Margie

Margie

Customer Service Representative

Margie has been a part of the JCAC family for three years! Margie is a BIG fan of Bon Jovi, Bruno Mars and Patrick Mahomes (but aren’t we all??!). In her down time Margie enjoys listening to music, playing piano and cooking. In fact, one of Margie’s passions is learning about all things culinary. She also enjoys writing poetry and completing crossword puzzles. If Margie isn’t in the kitchen working on a new recipe she is probably cuddled up with her 8 year old Sheltie named Chase and her 8 year old Maine Coon/mix named Boomer.

Stephanie

Stephanie

Customer Service Representative

Stephanie has been a familiar face at both JCAC and LPAH for 16 years. She mostly serves as one of our customer service receptionists, but has also assisted as a technician, when needed. Her favorite things to do are to spend time with family, whether just her 2 kids or extended family. Activities they all enjoy are boating, swimming, shopping, seeing movies and trying out new restaurants. Her pets include 2 dogs and 2 cats: Jersey (the largest dog) and Corona (the smallest dog), Romeo (a stray cat from JOCO), and finally Miami (nicknamed “Fat Cat”). Her goal is to care for your pets like they are family as well.

Kayla

Kayla

Customer Service Representative

Kayla is one of our customer service receptionists. She has spent the past 13 years working with “furry friends” both by being employed and assisting in veterinary clinics and daycare centers. She loves hanging out with both 2 and 4 legged friends that include her boyfriend, Bryan and dad, James. Hobbies comprise crafting, painting, gaming, eating good food, watching great TV shows, anime and enjoying outdoor activities. She has an orange tabby, Meowgi.

Kelsie

Kelsie

Customer Service Representative

Bio Coming Soon!

“You think those dogs will not be in heaven! I tell you they will be there long before any of us.”

-Robert Louis Stevenson

Caretakers

Nathan

Nathan

Caretaker

Nathan joined our team as a seasoned animal caretaker; previously working at a local animal rescue, a doggie daycare as well as caring for his own animals thanks to his mom who encouraged him to do more than he thought he was capable of! Nathan loves hanging out with his dog Sadie (an Airedale/German Shepherd mix) as well as spending time with his family. When Nathan has some extra free time you can find him hanging out with his friends and catching up on the most recent video game release.

“Nature teaches beasts to know their friends.”

-William Shakespeare

Groomer

Chris

Chris

Groomer

Chris is a fixture at Johnson County Animal Clinic. She started working at JCAC in 1984 as a veterinary technician, but currently uses her skills as a professional groomer providing our excellent grooming services. Both Chris and her husband have a love and passion for animals. They have a menagerie of animals that include two horses, two goats, four dogs, and multiple cats.