Primary Location

609 West Evergreen

Strafford, MO 65757 US

(417) 736-3131

Welcome to Strafford Veterinary Clinic

Your Veterinarian in Strafford, MO

Call us at (417) 736-3131

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If you live in Strafford or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our doctors are licensed MO veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Strafford Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, reproductive care and dental care. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Strafford veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (417) 736-3131 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Strafford veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Strafford pet owners.

At Strafford Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Kenneth Mallard
Strafford Veterinarians | Strafford Veterinary Clinic | (417) 736-3131

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609 West Evergreen
Strafford, MO 65757

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Kristy

    Dr. Kristy joined Strafford Veterinary Clinic in 2019.  

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  • Dr. Kenneth R. Mallard DVM

    'Doc' Mallard is the owner and operator of the Strafford Veterinary Clinic in Strafford,…

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  • Erin Mallard

    Erin is Dr. Mallard's wife of 27 years. They have three children; Jessi, Nate and Hannah...

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  • Joseph Williams
    Office Manager

    'Joe' has been with Strafford Veterinary Clinic since January of 2010. He is Dr. Mallard's…

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  • Jena Wells
    Charge Nurse Manager

    Jena has been with Strafford Veterinary Clinic since the doors opened in 1997. 

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  • Whitney Braasch
    Reproductive Technician

    Whitney came to our clinic in July of 2016.  She had always dreamt of working with…

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  • Makenzie Schwalm
    Veterinary Technician

    Makenzie joined Strafford Veterinary Clinic in 2016. 

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  • Kim Haynes
    Customer Service Specialist

    You will find Kim, one of our Customer Service Specialists up front as you arrive at the clinic...

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  • Dr. Jessica Handley

    Dr. Jessica Handley grew up on a hobby farm in Marshfield, Missouri. She gained 15 years of experience...

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  • Dr.
    Jennifer Leffel

    Dr. Jen joined Strafford Veterinary Clinic in 2020. Her interests are dermatology and radiology. Dr. Jen is originally from Wisconsin. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from MU College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017, and her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 2013 from UW Platteville. Dr. Jen and her significant other reside in the Strafford community with their two cats and two dogs, one of which is a boston terrier. She likes to read in her spare time. 

  • Autumn Jones
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Autumn joined Strafford Veterinary Clinic originally in 2012 and has taken a few years off, we missed her so much we asked her to rejoin us in 2020 .  Autumn earned her veterinary technician license in from Crowder College in 2012. She now runs her family farm in Elkland, Missouri. Autumn enjoys riding horses, fishing, and spending time outdoors with her heelers and her husband Jacob and her two sons, Jace and Cash. 

  • Amellia Rohlman
    Veterinary Assistant

    Amellia joined Strafford Veterinary Clinic in 2019. She grew up in Republic, Missouri. She graduated from Parkview High School in Springfield, Missouri. Amellia enjoys reading a good book, playing with her dog, and being outdoors.

  • Kate Kumar-Rogers
    Client Care Specialist

    Kate became a member of our staff in November 2020.  She is one of the friendly faces you will see up front and greets you on the phone when you call.  Kate is married and has two dogs. Lenny is her big, handsome yellow lab. She also has Coco who is a mixed dog that she rescued.  Kate loves watching football! In her free time you can find Kate reading, traveling, and being out on the water of any kind. 

  • Ann Baker
    Veterinary Assistant

    Ann joined Strafford Vet Clinic in October of 2020. She is supported by her friends, family and fur babies. Ann has an Australian Shepherd named Belle, a Great Pyrenees name Walter, and a Torti Feline named Rosie. In Ann’s free time you can find her at the dirt track watching racing! Her favorite breed is a corgi. Ann is very excited to keep learning within the animal field and she is excited for what her future holds. 

  • Erynn Donovan
    Veterinary Assistant

    Erynn joined our family in 2020. She is one of the loving faces your pet will see taking care of them while they stay with us throughout the afternoon. Erynn is the middle child of five. She has a cat named Sissy, a dog named Rugan, and a dog named Chewy. Erynn loves to go for walks outside, cooking, baking and reading. Her favorite breed is an English Cream Golden Retriever and she loves Labs as well. 

  • Hannah Anderson
    Client Care Specialist

    Hannah has literally grown up at the clinic because she is one of three children of Dr. Mallard and Erin.  She began her career here as a four-year-old, helping with new-born puppies on occasion.  She is known at the clinic as “the cat whisperer” because, on more than one occasion, she has been able to get a sick kitty to eat when no one else could.  Hannah will be one of the many friendly voices on the phone when you call our clinic.  She is married and has a son.  In her free time she likes hiking and climbing and spending time with her family.  Hannah has a kitty named Princess Kitty and a Heeler mix named Oakleigh.  (Puppy owned by our client Katie Turner)

  • Haylee Wingo
    Veterinary Assistant

    Haylee joined Strafford Vet Clinic in January of 2021. She is one of the many friendly faces your pet will see when they are here with us. She has two brothers and a sister in her family. Haylee is an animal lover. She has five dogs and three cats at her home. In Haylee’s free time you can find her cooking, baking, going to ball games, watching Netflix and painting. Haylee’s favorite breeds are German Shepherds and Labrador Retrievers. (Puppy owned by our client Katie Turner)

  • Crystal Detwiller
    Veterinary Technician

    Crystal joined Strafford Vet Clinic August of 2020. Crystal
    was born in Georgia, raised in Texas and grew up in Minnesota. She now calls
    Missouri her home. She is married and has four children. Crystal has two cats
    named MauMau and Phoenix. She also has a dog named Frankie. Crystal’s favorite
    breeds of cats are Ragdolls and Brown Tabbies. 


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I have been taking my shorthair pointer to the Strafford Vet for years and they always treat us with excellent care and compassion. I honestly wounldn’t go anywhere else!"
  • "You walk in the door and you can just feel the love!!!!!"
  • "The Strafford Vet Clinic is the the finest in the WORLD!!!!!"

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    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

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    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

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  • Snakes

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance pet, then you might be interested in owning a snake. However, there are a few aspects of owning a snake that you need to be aware of before you make this type of commitment. Here’s what you need to know. What to Know Before Choosing a Pet Snake Before you purchase ...

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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