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Kelly Whitchurch, DVM

Dr. Kelly joined Gentle Care in June 2009. She spent 5 years in mixed animal practice in Missouri before moving around a bit with her husband, Dr. Frank, for other job opportunities in California and Vermont. She now concentrates on her small animal practice and is glad to be in the state of Missouri. Her primary interests include puppy and kitten wellness and behavior, senior care, orthopedic issues, pain management, and internal medicine. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband, pets, and working on her small farm.

Education: University of Missouri-College of Veterinary Medicine



Frank Whitchurch, DVM

Dr Frank joined Gentle Care in January of 2012. He completed an internship in Equine medicine and surgery in California and spent a year in Vermont doctoring pleasure and performance horses. Dr. Frank then returned to the area to practice small and large animal medicine and surgery for 2 years. His interests include minor and major surgical procedures, dentistry and preventive medicine. Outside of work Dr. Frank is an avid outdoorsman and most especially enjoys time with friends and family.

Education: University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine