Our Team

Dr. Dickey

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.

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Dr. Fugett

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.

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Christy Laney 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, and spending time with her family.


Chase is the lead receptionist but has also worked in various areas throughout the clinic, such as veterinary assistant, kennel management, etc. His versatile experience makes him a very knowledgeable asset to our team. He has two dogs that he loves dearly!

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Laura Mason is our kennel manager. She is a licensed veterinary assistant. She is a huge attribute to the team! Laura not only cares for our boarding pets but also post op patients and assist our veterinary technicians! She has loved animals all of her life and is working in her dream field!

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Anna Terlesky 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 is currently attending NWACC for her preliminary Veterinary Medical Degree. She has plans to follow her dreams all the way through to become a veterinarian! She has two cats, Nala and Kiki, along with one dog, Dixie.


Adam has worked at Animal Medical Center for a few months now. 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, and plans to attend the U of A in the fall for Public Administration. We enjoy having him as a veterinary nurse on our team, and we hope you get to meet him soon.


Sara has worked at Animal Medical Center for almost a year. 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 is one of our newest veterinary nurses! 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. We are excited to add her to our team!