Meet The Team!

Dr. Jay Schweizer, DVM

Veterinarian & Co-Owner

Earning magna cum laude honors, Dr. Schweizer received his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri in 1992. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association, the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, and the Association of Avian Veterinarians. The proud husband of Ronee and father of three sons - Jacob, Luke, and Timothy - Dr. Schweizer enjoys fishing, boating, swimming, and biking. He and his family have a dog, Pearl, and a cat, Mr. Whiskers.

Dr. Charity Vuagniaux,
DVM, CVA

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Vuagniaux graduated from the University of Missouri with her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2004. Her professional interests are internal medicine and surgery, and she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Vuagniaux received training in medical acupuncture for dogs, cats, and exotic companion animals in April 2015. She and her husband Corey love spending time with their many pets - a Boxer named Apollo, a Golden Retriever named Gordy, two cats named Noah and Jasmine, a horse named Ginger, and a miniature donkey named Zip. In her spare time, Dr. Vuagniaux serves as president of the Dynamic Connections ABWA chapter and a member of Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Kevin Harsha, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Harsha graduated in 1997 with his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Kansas State University. Today he is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association,and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association. He and his wife Kristi have two children, Rebecca and Zach, with whom he cares for a Beagle named Beau Norman and a Boston Terrier named Bailey. In his spare time, Dr. Harsha loves camping, fishing, reading, cooking, and enjoying the outdoors.

Dr. Melanie Ray, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Ray graduated from Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Her professional interests include surgery and dentistry. She cares for a cat named Khaleesi and a horse named Cotton. Dr. Ray enjoys jet skiing, horseback riding, and cheering on her Kansas City sports teams in her free time.

Dr. Amanda Bailey, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Amanda Bailey was born and raised in Columbia, MO, and she was admitted into the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Her current association involvements include the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, and the Greater St. Louis Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Bailey met her husband during her undergraduate studies and has been happily married since 2012. During her spare time, Dr. Bailey enjoys riding her bike, playing the violin, and spending quality time with her family.