Dr. Paulette Lee-Groth : Veterinarian/ Owner
Dr. Lee received her DVM from Oklahoma State University in 1993. In 1997 she purchased her clinic here in Choctaw.She enjoys horseback riding and spending time with her grandchildren. She is the proud owner of 4 dogs and 3 horses.
Dr. Amy Green : Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Green graduated from Oklahoma State University with her Veterinary medicine degree in 2014. When she is not caring for pets at the clinic, she is spending time with her husband, four dogs and two cats. She also enjoys spending time outdoors and going to the movies. Her favorite part of working with animals is strengthening the bond between herself, her patients and their owners.
Dr. Rye Wilhite : Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Wilhite graduated from Oklahoma State University. He grew up in Frederick, Oklahoma. Dr. Wilhite is an avid fisherman, experienced outdoorsman, enjoys riding Harley’s and spending time with his wife.
John Groth : General Manager
John is spending most of his time behind the scenes keeping paper work, computers and other aspects of the business running. He enjoys horseback riding, fishing and golfing. He also enjoys spending time with family and his four wonderful grandchildren.
Kassie Hamlin : Manager
When at work Kassie participates in every aspect of organizing a strong team. She started in the Veterinary field in 1998. She loves the outdoors and spending time with her two beautiful twin daughters. She has been with Dr. Groth since 2002.
Dawn Snellen : Registered Veterinary Technician
Dawn is a mother of 2 adult children, one boy and one girl, who have blessed her and her husband with 3 gorgeous grandbabies. She has a large array of animals including 2 dogs, one cat, 2 horses, 18 hens, and 2 roosters. In her spare time she enjoys baking, gardening, and riding horses. She loves what she does and always comes to work with a smile on her face.
Kristin Wright : Veterinary Assistant
Kristin enjoys hunting, fishing and outdoor activities. She also enjoys spending time playing pool competitively. Kristin has worked here at Town and Country Animal Hospital since 2009.
LaShandra “Lou Lou” Taylor : Large Animal Veterinary Assistant / Inventory Specialist
LaShandra enjoys riding horses and spending time with her nephews. She has 9 horses therefore her spare time is spent caring for them. LaShandra has been in the Veterinary field since 2005. She loves every aspect of her job and excels at each task presented.
Jennifer Karr : Senior Kennel Technician
Jennifer Karr takes pride in rescuing dogs that are in need of loving care. She has a big heart and gives her time and energy to animals in need. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren. She has worked at Town and Country Animal Hospital since 2008.
Amanda Brinkley : Kennel Technician
Amanda enjoys reading, writing and working out. She has a cat named, Half Moon, whom she rescued from the animal shelter and a new Lab puppy named Tosha. Amanda has a passion for Veterinary Medicine and has worked at Town and Country Animal Hospital since 2011. She always brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm for co-workers and great compassion and care for all our patients.
Anna Wilson : Kennel Technician
Anna, is graduating valedictorian at Choctaw High School. She is planning on studying biomedical sciences as she starts college and hopes to pursue a career as a veterinarian. She loves beagles, fishing and shopping. In her free time Anna likes to play with her dog, Phoebe and lead worship at her church.
Elliot : Clinic Mascot
Elliot arrived at our clinic for puppy shots one day and our team could not resist his one floppy ear. He has since become famous on our Facebook page. He keeps a smile on our faces even when times are rough.
Jeanna Dalrymple : Receptionist
Jeanna is a devoted mother of four children. She enjoys kids, animals, people, movies and food. When she gets a moment of free time she enjoys reality tv and taking naps! She has been with Town and Country Animal Hospital since September of 2018 and we anticipate that she will be with us quite some time. Jeanna is an asset to our team.
Payton Reynolds : Veterinary Assistant
Payton is currently in attending OSU-OKC on a full ride scholarship which she received through her involvement in the FFA program. She is studying to become a registered veterinary technician. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors. She loves to take long walks with her dog Oakley. Payton has been with Town and Country since September of 2020.