Meet Our Team

Dr. Tammy Smith

Veterinarian

Dr. Smith received her DVM from the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Moving to St. Louis shortly after graduation, she joined the Vet Stop organization in 1993. She enjoys working with owners and pets daily, providing wellness care and solving medical issues. Helping with behavioral concerns is especially rewarding. She has had the privilege of providing veterinary care for the residents of the Endangered Wolf Center since 2016 and currently serves on the EWC board.

Away from her professional life, Tammy enjoys being outside. Family vacations always include the outdoors. She shares these adventures with Chris, her husband of 31 years. They have three grown daughters (Emily, Hannah, and Megan) and share their house with their fifth Bernese Mountain dog, Cap and a Boston Terrier mix, Ellie.

Dr. Erica Miller

Veterinarian

Dr. Erica Miller is a graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary medicine. She is a St. Louis native and grew up in West County. She completed her degree in Animal Science at Mizzou. She has been telling her family she was going to be a veterinarian from the age of 2. She enjoys forming new relationships with clients and pets alike. She is very excited to be part of the Vet Stop team. She is passionate about multiple aspects of veterinary medicine including surgery, reproduction, and preventative care.

Dr. Tami Beckeman

Veterinarian

Dr. Beckeman comes to Vet Stop with over 20 years of experience and splits her time between our St. Peters and New Town location. She graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She is Fear Free Certified and is very passionate about providing a less stressful visits for pets and their loved ones.

Her special interests include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. She moved to New Town, St. Charles in 2016 to be closer to her family and loves the community. She can often be found walking her dog, Chance, in his wheelchair, pushing him in his stroller or pulling him in his bike! She is also an outdoor person and enjoys water sports including swimming, scuba diving and paddle boarding.

Shelby D.

Practice Manager

Shelby is the Practice Manager at both locations of Vet Stop Animal Hospital. She started her career in veterinary medicine in 2013 as a kennel attendant and has since moved through positions as a receptionist, veterinary assistant, and now Practice Manager. She has her B.S. in Animal Sciences from Mizzou and is close to earning her certification as a Veterinary Practice Manager. She loves spending time outside any chance she gets with her family and three dogs.

Cari E.

Veterinary Assistant

Cari has been with Vet Stop since early 2023 and has worked in veterinary medicine since 2019. She has two cats, Aries and Hades. She is very excited to work with the amazing doctors and team at Vet Stop and get to know your pets.

Cortnie

Veterinary Assistant

Cortnie has been a veterinary assistant with Vet Stop since November 2021, and she cares a lot about providing the highest quality care for our patients and always taking time to educate clients on their pet's care. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and pets.

Stephanie

Veterinary Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Natalie

Veterinary Assistant

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Krista

Veterinary Assistant

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Lisa

Practice Manager

Lisa has grown up around animals all her life and knew someday she would find her place in the field. Lisa has been a CSR for many years and joined the Vet Stop team in 2021, where she quickly advanced to the Office Manager role. She has three cats and three dogs and has proudly become known as the "Crazy Cat Lady." Lisa enjoys camping, crocheting, and spending time with her family. Most of all, she loves to be called "Nana" by her seven grandkids.

Nicole

CSR/Vet Assistant

My favorite part of working for Vet Stop is learning about new information about animal care. Hobbies include horseback riding, hiking, and spending time with my pets.

Hallie

CSR

Bio coming soon!

Cassie W.

Lodge Attendant

Cassie has been working with animals since 2017 and has enjoyed every minute of it. She has four dogs of her own and previously worked at a no-kill animal shelter. Her favorite part was caring for and helping rehabilitate scared and fearfully aggressive dogs. She loves dogs of all shapes and sizes and has always had a special place in her heart for those who are shy and nervous. She adores working at Vet Stop and building strong, trusting relationships with pets and their owners so they can both enjoy their vacations.

Lexi

Lodge Attendant

Bio coming soon!

Victoria

Lodge Attendant

Bio coming soon!

Hailey

Lodge Attendant

Hailey is a dog lover and playtime enthusiast! She has years of animal experience and even rescued a pup of her own! Hailey is dedicated to giving every dog a positive experience and can’t wait to meet your furry friends!

Brandee O.

Groomer

Brandee has been grooming dogs since 2022. She completed the grooming program at the Academy of Pet Careers and has two wonderful mentors that she works with on a daily basis. She changed her career to become a groomer and has never looked back. She enjoys spending time with your pets and looks forward to making them look their best.

Crystal

Groomer

Bio coming soon!

Katie

Groomer

Bio coming soon!