Dr. Dwaine Dickey graduated from Louisiana State University in 1987. Dr. Dickey has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in Northwest Arkansas for over 25 years now. At Animal Medical Center, Dr. Dickey treats small animals and offers a wide variety of services ranging from a large variety of surgeries to preventative care.
Dr. Dickey currently serves as a board of directors member for the Animal Emergency Clinic of NWA. Dr. Dickey also represents District one in the ARVMA.
Dr. Fugett was born and raised in Muldrow Oklahoma. He aspired to be a veterinarian from the young age of 5, and has worked in the veterinary field for 17 years. He attended Northeastern State University and Oklahoma State University for his undergraduate studies. He attended Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences for veterinary school where he graduated in 2011. Directly after graduation he was the new graduate delegate on the Arkansas State Veterinary Board. Dr. Fugett has a strong interest in internal medicine, radiology/ultrasonography, and client communication. He currently lives in Lowell with his son Jackson, and his Boykin Spaniel Murphy. Dr. Fugett looks forward to meeting you and your four legged family and forming a long lasting relationship.
Dr. O’Neal grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas and knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since the age of four. She never stopped pursuing her love for animals as a career. Dr. O’Neal completed her undergraduate studies in Animal Science at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, then headed to Baton Rouge with her husband, Josh O’Neal, where she received a degree in veterinary medicine at Louisiana State University. After graduation, they headed west to Las Vegas where Dr. O’Neal practiced at a busy 6 doctor practice for 2 years.
Dr. O’Neal and her husband elected to move back to Arkansas in 2012 to settle down and start their family. Together they have three children, a five year old daughter named Saylor, a three year old daughter named Anniston, and a one year old boy named Hyson. They have two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Bentley & Beamer, and one cat, Tini.
Dr. O’Neal has a special interest in soft tissue surgery, emergency medicine, ultrasonography and veterinary business. Dr. O’Neal is passionate about preventative medicine and client education. She wants to help pet owners get the most out of their veterinary care.
Dr. O’Neal serves in the American Veterinary Medical Association House of Delegates, Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association Board of Directors, Alumni Society Board of Directors for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural Food and Life Sciences, and acts as an Alumni Fundraising Agent for her veterinary class. In her free time, Dr. O’Neal loves her church community group, exercising, and baking cookies. Her highest priority is spending time with family, friends, and pets.
Christy has worked at AMC since August of 2015. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Arkansas in 2010. She is currently in her last year of working on her Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology to become a CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician). She is Fear-Free certified, and uses Fear-Free restraint and handling techniques. She has a special interest in anesthesia, surgery, and pain management, and hopes to become a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Anesthesia and Analgesia. Christy and her husband Nathan live in West Fork with their 2 Siberian huskies, 2 German shepherds, 4 cats, and 1 chinchilla! She enjoys spending time with all her animals, being outdoors, going to rock concerts, playing video games, watching Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter, and spending time with her family.
Chase has worked at AMC since September of 2014. Chase is the lead receptionist but has also worked in various areas throughout the clinic, such as veterinary assistant and kennel management. His versatile experience makes him a very knowledgeable asset to our team. He has two dogs that he loves dearly!
Laura has worked at AMC since April of 2016. She is a licensed veterinary assistant, and has a interest in preventative medicine and fear-free handling. At the clinic, you can usually find her assisting in rooms and working with sick pets. She and her husband have 1 cat, Kuriboh and 1 dog, Snow. She has loved animals all of her life and is working in her dream field!
Anna has worked at AMC since June of 2017. She is a Veterinary Assistant at Animal Medical Center and is very skilled at her job. Her success in the industry is no surprise due to her passion to help pets! Anna has attended NWACC and is a prospective student for Penn Foster College’s Veterinary Technician Bachelor’s Degree program. Anna has a special interest in surgery, and you can usually find her working with surgical patients and sick pets. She has plans to follow her dreams all the way through to become a veterinarian! Anna, her fiancé, and her daughter own three cats named Nala, Kiki, and Leonard as well as 1 dog named Tater Tot.
Adam has worked at AMC since December of 2017. He enjoys spending time with his family, his pets, as well as being outdoors and going kayaking and hiking. He has worked in the field for a long time, and is very knowledgeable about pet health. His passion for the veterinary industry is for pet wellness and preventative medicine. He is currently a student at NWACC. He owns 3 giant schnauzers (Phillip, Sunny, and Penelope) and 2 chihuahuas (William and Jaime).
Sara has worked at AMC since April of 2017. Sara’s passion at AMC is making sure your pets get lots of love and care while they are here. She enjoys helping others and can usually be found keeping us organized, as well as loving on our boarders and hospitalized patients. Sara has owned many different animals, such as cats, dogs, and birds and likes to make sure they get the best care while here at AMC. Sara enjoys spending time with her family, pets, and gardening in her free time. You can rest easy knowing Sara will go out of her way to make your pets happy and comfortable while they are here with us.
Kelly has worked at AMC since May of 2018. She has been in the veterinary industry for about 2 years. She owns 1 dog (a registered therapy dog with Pet Partners) and 1 cat. She and her dog, Sir Edmund, volunteer at Circle of Life Hospice care. You can usually find her at the clinic assisting with surgery, sick patients, and wellness visits with your pets. She is our go to person for clients who are grieving or patients with end-of-life care. Her compassion makes her a great addition to Animal Medical Center!
Heather has joined our practice in February of 2019. She is fear-free certified and is our newest vet assistant here at AMC. She attended Petra Allied Health to become a certified veterinary assistant. She has been in the veterinary field since 2015 and has a special interest in surgery and client education. In her free time, she likes to go hiking and camping with her family. She, her husband, and her 2 twin boys Emmett and Kimble own 3 dogs: Rigby, Penny, and Bear and 1 cat: Bruce. We look forward to introducing you to Heather and we are excited to have her working with us!
Jordan has worked at AMC since February of 2019. She is currently our kennel manager and loves to keep your boarding pets happy and entertained while staying with us! She has worked and volunteered with animals for a while now. In her free time, she loves being active and inspiring others, cuddling with her fur babies, hiking, and going to the gym. She is currently attending college to become a personal trainer. Her favorite part about working at the clinic is getting to say hi to all the animals! She is a very hard worker and is a huge asset to our team! You can rest easy knowing she is working with your boarding pets!