Primary Location

609 West Evergreen

Strafford, MO 65757 US

(417) 736-3131

Our Staff

Coming Soon!
  • 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. 

  • Dr. Kenneth R. Mallard DVM

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

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  • 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. 

  • Faith Corley
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    In April of 2018 Strafford Veterinary Clinic became home to Faith Corley, a Registered Veterinary Technician.  

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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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  • 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. 

  • 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)

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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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  • Amy Taylor
    Customer Service Specialist, Receptionist

    Amy joined Strafford Veterinary Clinic in 2019. Amy loves spending time with her husband, kids, and fur babies. In her spare time, her family goes camping, kayaking, and spending time outdoors. Amy is a diehard Packers and Alabama football fan! She loves to read and do papercrafts. 

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Our Regular Schedule

Strafford Vet Clinic


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8:00 am-12:00 pm