Our team is made up of a handful of well trained, hardworking, dedicated and experienced staff all of whom are passionate about caring for animals. Many of our associates have worked with Dr Gwin for years and play vital roles ensuring your pet receives the best possible care.

If you would like to speak to a member of our team, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at: (918) 632-0508 (Tulsa) or (405) 751-3821 (Oklahoma City).

Becky Andrews

Becky is our customer service representative. She worked as an office manager at a veterinary practice for 12 years and owned the Madison House Inn Bed and Breakfast for 5 years. She enjoys the daily interaction with the incredible clients at the clinic the most. She has one beautiful daughter and three awesome grandchildren. She enjoys traveling/RVing with her husband and best friend of 42 years. She and her husband also help lead their church small group in their home.

Cari Phillips

Cari is a Michigan native and graduated from Rochester University in 1983. She has worked in the veterinary field for 25 years and has worked for Dr. Gwin since 2007. She is married with five children and in her free time she and her husband love to go camping with their 3 rescue dogs, Daisy, Mulligan, and Pippa!

Chanel Elrod

Chanel grew up in Tulsa, Ok and went to Jenks High School. She is currently a student at the University of Oklahoma seeking a degree in Animal Science. After graduation she plans to attend vet school and wants to work on dogs, cats, and exotics in the future. In her free time she enjoys traveling with her boyfriend, hanging out with friends, and playing with her dogs, Bella & Thor!

Deanna Taylor

Deanna has been a Registered Veterinary Technician in Oklahoma since 2003. She has worked in general veterinary practices, emergency and critical care and even horse reproduction clinics. In addition to ophthalmology, Deanna is interested in animal nutrition and aging and hospice pet care. At home, Deanna enjoys horseback riding with daughter Natalie, and welcomed baby boy Jude in 2016.

Donna Gero

Although she has previously lived in Arizona and California, Donna is originally from Massachusetts. She has made Oklahoma her home for the last 21 years and been working with Dr. Gwin for 20 of those 21 years! In her spare time, Donna likes long walks down by the river, loving on her two black labs – Meg and Andi, and supporting local spay and neuter organizations.

Ginger Laxson

Ginger currently lives in Midwest City. She attended Oklahoma State University and has worked as Dr. Gwin’s transcriptionist since 2003. She loves to travel, but most of all enjoys spending time with family and friends.


After Jaclyn graduated from the University of Colorado, she went to veterinary technician school in San Diego, CA. She moved to Oklahoma four years ago, and has been working with Dr. Gwin ever since! When she isn’t at work, she is either travelling or taking care of her four sweet dogs. Breck (pictured here) has not stopped smiling since Jaclyn rescued her 7 years ago from the Humane Society in Boulder, CO!

Joy Williams

Joy received her RVT certification in 2007 but has worked in the veterinary field for close to 30 years. She retired from the Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant after 23 1/2 years of service. She is also the founder of the local animal rescue, Misfits, Mutts and Meows which was established in 2010.

Nancy Bachman

Nancy is from Oklahoma City, OK and has been practice manager for Animal Eye Clinic for a year and a half. In addition to her responsibilities at the clinic Nancy also has a busy home life and is mother to 3 kids, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 tortoises. When she is not working Nancy enjoys gardening, cooking, golfing, and spending time with her family at the lake.

Theresa Stradal

Theresa is from Edmond Oklahoma and has worked for Dr. Gwin for 30 years. She is married with three children and five grandchildren. She loves to travel, read, spend time with her family and friends, and tryout new restaurants.