MEET OUR TEAM
Shan, practice owner, is a Pratt native who received his veterinary degree from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After practicing in Ohio for several years, he returned to his hometown and established South Fork Veterinary Hospital. Shan enjoys the variety of mixed animal practice, and considers his own cow herd both his "pets" and his hobby. He and his wife, Shelley, have three grown children.
Shelley, Office Manager
Shelley has been with the practice since its opening in 1990. She received her business degree from Kansas State University College of Business Administration. Currently, her list of pets includes seven cats and one dog. In addition to her work at the office, Shelley enjoys helping with the family farming and cattle operation. Shelley and husband, Shan, have three grown children.
Dr. Annie is a native of Claflin, Kansas and received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2011 and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. She has spent the last year a half working in Fort Worth, TX at a small animal exclusive practice. She is very excited to be back close to home and happy to help provide Pratt and the surrounding communities with the utmost in compassionate veterinary care.
Gina has been the voice of South Fork since the spring of 2004. She is an invaluable asset to ensuring that the office operates smoothly. She and her husband, Todd, are lifelong residents of St. John. She enjoys spending time with her three grown children, two dogs, four cats, and adorable new grand baby.
Tiffany, Registered Vet Tech
Tiffany has been with the practice since July 2004. She was born and raised in Cunningham, and completed her veterinary technology degree at Tulsa Community College. In addition to technician work, she manages our cow/calf computerized her record system. Tiffany and her husband, Paul, are the proud parents of two beautiful children, William and Olivia. Her family is complete with one cat and a dog.
Dr. Tonia is a 2016 graduate from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from Waunakee, WI (a cheese head!), but now calls Protection, Kansas home. She enjoys practicing mixed animal medicine in a rural setting and spends her free time with her husband, Levi, baby Jake, and their two dogs, Buck and Bella.
Cade, Kennel Assistant
Cade helps with weekend kennel duties. He is currently attending Barton County Community College, majoring in accounting. He also assists on the family farm.
Eli, Kennel Assistant
Eli is a senior in high school. He hopes by working at South Fork that he can learn some things to be a future vet. He has two younger brothers, and his family has two dogs, one of them being his own. In his free time he likes to catch up on stuff at home, play with his dog, and sleep.
Hannah , Kennel Assistant
Loo Loo, Office Queen
Loo Loo adopted South Fork as her family in 2010, and has since claimed the office as her own. She spends her days lounging on the front counter, awaiting deliveries from the UPS drivers, and welcoming those arriving at the door.