Dr. Alex Simpson has been a valued employee of Shawnee Animal Hospital since he started working on the staff in his early teens, and after pursuing his dream of becoming a veterinarian, he returned to Shawnee Animal Hospital to serve the area's animals with expert, loving care. Dr. Simpson enjoys all aspects of working at a mixed animal practice, but he especially loves working with large animals. Dr. Simpson worked on world-renowned Thoroughbred stud farms in Ireland during his studies at Oklahoma State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and the rest of his family currently lives in Prague where they raise and race Thoroughbred racehorses.
Dr. Jim Coffey graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2016 and joined the clinical team at Shawnee Animal Hospital in January 2019. His professional interests include surgical care and large animal services, specifically those working with bovine and equine. Originally from Kansas, Dr. Coffey spent time in Arkansas and Texas before making Oklahoma his home. His pets include six dogs, three cats, five horses, and two sheep. Although Dr. Coffey loves all his pets, he has a soft spot for the Gordon Setter large breed of dog. His rescue dog, Deek, is a three-legged Gordon Setter who was injured in a hunting accident with his previous owners. After Deek's surgery, Dr. Coffey adopted him and the two have been best friends ever since. In addition to caring for animals, Dr. Coffey enjoys eating and spending free time with his family and friends.
Dr. Eli Landry is a 2013 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to veterinary school Dr. Landry earned a degree in psychology and education, and has worked as a case manager of children's facilities, as a juvenile probation officer, and as a middle school math teacher in Baton Rouge, LA. While in veterinary school Dr. Landry earned his certificate for veterinary acupuncture, and his interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and preventative care, along with alternative medicine. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Landry enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 boys, Conner and Caden. They spend all of their time at the ball fields, golf course, and love to camp, hike, fish, and watch LSU football and Chicago Cubs baseball. Dr. Landry also shares a home with two miniature poodles, Sassy and Diva, and a standard poodle, Wrigley.