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Dr. Ryan McCann

Veterinarian

Dr. McCann's Bio
Dr. Ryan McCann is a 1996 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. McCann spent four years in a mixed animal practice in Hannibal, MO, where he learned how to love below-freezing calf pulls and middle-of-the-night puppy mill cesareans. In 2000, Dr. McCann left Hannibal to pursue his own interests and built his first small animal veterinary clinic in Troy, MO, where he still practices today. His interests include all aspects of soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, most notably fracture plating and TPLO surgery. Dr. McCann also enjoys designing and building veterinary clinics. His newest clinic is located in busy Lake Saint Louis, MO, and run by his daughter, Dr. Hunter McCann-Tucker, and associate veterinarian Dr. Kaitlin Bishop, with another clinic coming soon in Wentzville, MO. Dr. McCann lives in Wildwood, MO, with his wife, Jill, of 27 years. They have three children, Aaron (Ayumi), Hunter (Collin), and Kellen, four grandchildren, five dogs, and one cat.

Dr. Samantha Kevin

Veterinarian

Dr. Kevin's Bio
Dr. Samantha Kevin grew up in a small town in Northern Illinois. After graduating from high school, she took a job as a wrangler on a ranch in Colorado. Working on a ranch made her fall in love with caring for animals, and she knew she needed to become a veterinarian. Dr. Kevin graduated in 2020 from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Her main interests include small animal soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. When she is not at the practice, you can find her riding her horse, Cricket, or walking her Dachshunds, Harlowe and Nadine.

Dr. Melodie Bloss

Veterinarian

Dr. Bloss's Bio

We are so excited for you to meet our newest DVM, Dr. Melodie Bloss!

Dr. Bloss knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from a very young age. After graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016, she and her husband moved to a small town in Southwest Missouri. She practiced at a mixed animal clinic there for six years and recently relocated to be closer to family. She and her husband, Kurtis, have two young daughters (Violet and Hazel), two dogs (Lexi and Bo), and one cat (June). She enjoys spending time with her family and being around animals in and outside of work.

Jessica R.

Practice Manager
Jessica's Bio
Hi, my name is Jessica! I am the practice manager here at Animal Medical Center of Troy. I have been in the pet industry for over ten years. I enjoy spending time with my five beautiful daughters. I have a Great Pyrenees named Eleanor, a Chocolate Lab named Fudge, a Husky/mix named Pete, and a Juliana Pig named Opal. I love seeing all our clients and knowing they are getting the best care!

Taylor F.

Lead Veterinary Technician
Taylor's Bio
Hi, My name is Taylor! I have been a Lead Veterinary Technician here at Animal Medical Center of Troy for nearly six years. I have three rescue fur babies, non-biological twins, Bodhi Lee and Waylon James, along with my cat, Grady Layne. I entirely enjoy all the veterinary field has to offer but especially caring for your furry friends and gaining long-lasting relationships with our clients.

Emma

Veterinary Technician
Emma's Bio
Hi, My name is Emma! I have been a Veterinary Technician here at Animal Medical Center of Troy for two years. I am currently enrolled in Penn Foster to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. I have a three-year-old Black Labrador Retriever, Goose, and an 11-month-old Orange Kitten named Fozzy. I have grown up surrounded by animals and have always had a deep love and devotion towards them and providing care for them. I love seeing new faces and loving your fur babies as my own!

Becca

Veterinary Technician

Becca's Bio
Hi, My name is Becca! I have been a Veterinary Technician at the Animal Medical Center of Troy for a year, and I have been a Registered Veterinary Technician for three and half years. My best friends are my dogs, Keeta and Ivy. Keeta is my five-year-old Blue Heeler who loves car rides and peanut butter. Ivy is my ten-month-old Labrador/mix who loves chasing tennis balls and her sister Keeta. I love being able to watch your fur babies grow.

Amanda

Veterinary Technician

Amanda's Bio
Hi, My name is Amanda. I have been a Veterinary Technician at the Animal Medical Center of Troy for almost a year. I grew up always having a natural instinct to care for and love every animal I’ve come across. I have always wanted to care and love and help in any way I can. I grew up always having a dog in the house and had two of my own, and I plan on having no limit in the future! Overall I love where I’m at and what I’m doing and don’t see myself doing anything else!

Megan

Veterinary Technician

Megan's Bio
Hi, My name is Megan. I have been a Veterinary Technician at the Animal Medical Center of Troy for two years. I spend my time going back and forth between Troy and Columbia, MO attending the University of Missouri. I am working on attending the College of Veterinary Medicine. I have two dogs, Mavis and Josie, and three cats, Rexy, Maggie, and Malibu. I enjoy working with all of the furry friends we get to see!

Helen

Veterinary Technician

Helen's Bio
Hi, My name is Helen! I have been a Veterinary Technician/Receptionist at Animal Medical Center of Troy for three years now. I have two cats of my own, Stripes and Jade. I am currently in nursing school, and I work at AMC when I am on breaks. My favorite part about working here is getting to see and see and care for all of our wonderful patients! I’ve always been an animal lover and am so grateful to have a job that includes seeing all kinds of pets daily! There is never a dull day working here!

Heather

Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
Heather's Bio
Hi, My name is Heather! I grew up here in Troy, MO. Growing up, I always loved animals and spent a lot of time surrounded by horses. I now have one dog, one cat, and one horse of my own. I feel that working in the Veterinary industry is enjoyable and very rewarding. “Pets are the family we choose for ourselves.”

Kelly

Receptionist
Kelly's Bio
Hi, My name is Kelly. I’ve been a receptionist here at Animal Medical Center of Troy for two years. I have two orange cats at home. O.C and Lil Uzi. The most rewarding part of my job is getting to watch Dr. McCann and Dr. Kevin save the lives of critically injured or ill pets.

Jessica H.

Receptionist
Jessica's Bio
Hi, My name is Jessica. I have been a receptionist here at Animal Medical Center of Troy for almost a year. I love being around animals in any way I can. One of the best parts of my job is being a part of your fur baby’s journey and getting to learn new things and help out any way I can. We are a family of four, and we have two dogs Dottie, a Labrador/mix, who is our sweet, calm girl who loves to run, and Comet, an Anatolian Shepherd/Mix, who is our TV-watching snuggle bug. We also have a bearded dragon, Monkey, and two birds, Julie and Blue Bay.

April

Receptionist
April's Bio
Hi, My name is April. I have been a receptionist here at Animal Medical Center of Troy for almost a year. I have been married for 23 years. I have two children, two grandchildren, and two loveable pets, Chubby and Toothless. I like spending as much time as possible outdoors, hiking, and working in the yard. I love working with all the animals.

Jamie

Receptionist

Jamie's Bio
Hi, my name is Jamie. I have been a receptionist here at Animal Medical Center of Troy for around three months. I have a loveable Siamese cat named Simon. I enjoy working here because I love seeing all your fur babies and helping care for them.

Jamie Lee

Groomer
Jamie Lee's Bio
Hi, My name is Jamie. I have been in the grooming industry for over ten years. I enjoy providing stress-free, quality grooms for both cats and dogs. I take pride in my quality over quantity services. In my free time, I enjoy working in the yard and spending time with my two young children. I have two Poodles, an American Staffordshire Terrier, and a cat.

Rosie

Groomer
Rosie's Bio
Hi, My name is Rosie. Ever since I was a child, I’ve always loved animals. If I was at a friend’s house, I’d be petting the dogs instead of playing with the other kids. I volunteered at an animal shelter and got my first job in the grooming industry at age 17. Over a decade later, I can’t imagine doing anything else for a career and still get excited when I see a dog on the sidewalk. In my free time, I enjoy planning trips to national parks and doing anything outdoors. I have a German Shepard, a Golden/mix, and a cat.