Staff

Southwood's team of veterinary professionals provide our animal patients with caring, highly skilled, and efficient attention to their health care needs. From your first phone call to the completion of your visit, you will experience a staff capable of giving you their undivided attention, answering your questions completely, and working with you to give your animals and pets the high quality of medicine you desire for them.

 

 

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Dr. Greg Carlson

Dr. Carlson has been practicing in the Jamestown area since 1995. He is co-owner of Southwood Veterinary Clinic, Jamestown, and Southwood Veterinary Service, Carrington. He takes great pride in continuing the tradition of quality service and veterinary care that has been a hallmark of Southwood Veterinary Clinic for 50 years. He is Southwood's primary equine veterinarian and a mixed animal practitioner. He is a formidable presence on the rodeo circuit where he is also training in the next generation of horsemen and competitors in his 3 children. He is vice president of the James River Rodeo Committee and a supporter of local 4-H, FFA, sportsman associations, and youth rodeo. He supports the cattle industry personally by raising Longhorns.

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Dr. Debra Trnovec

Dr. Trnovec has been practicing in Jamestown since 1995 and is co-owner of Southwood Veterinary Clinic, Jamestown, and Southwood Veterinary Service, Carrington. She is primarily a small animal practitioner and has exchanged large animals for working with birds, exotic and "pocket" pets. She also manages Southwood Clinics and staff. Dr. Debra enjoys working with the James River Humane Society and area children through clinic tours and school visits. She is an active horse enthusiast, showing, training, and giving lessons for many years. She has recently taken up roping to spend more time with her husband, Dr. Greg, and their 3 children. She practices medicine almost 24/7 due to the company of 12 horses, assorted cows, calves, steers, 9 cats, 3 dogs, 2 indoor cats, and a goat.

 

Dr. Anna Stansbery

Dr. Anna Stansbery is an Enderlin, ND native who decided to move a little closer to family after practicing in Saskatchewan for a year. Dr. Anna completed her undergraduate work at North Dakota State University and graduated from the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She is a mixed animal practitioner who enjoys the variety that treating all creatures big and small brings to the table. When not at the clinic Dr. Anna enjoys spending time at the lake or exploring Jamestown with her Bull Terrier Diesel.

 

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Licensed Veterinary Technician: Becky

Becky came to us via Disney Animal Kingdom, and brings to Southwood an extensive background in various exotic species, animal training, and visitor education programs. She is very capable of helping with all our varied species and procedures. Her attention to order and detail makes sure our many diagnostic procedures, radiology, laboratory, and daily patient care regimes proceed smoothly. At home she relaxes with her daughter and 2 Chihuahuas and Pomeranian.


Licensed Veterinary Technician: Krystal Neumiller

Krystal Neumiller is a North Dakota native who completed her Veterinary Technician training at Globe University. While not as big as your average bear, Krystal is an amazing Technician, able to work comfortably with large or small animals. As a trained Technician, her duties include; competence in the lab, surgical nursing, monitoring anesthesia, and assisting with large animals in the clinic or field, among many other responsibilities. When she's not running around the clinic at break-neck speed Krystal can be found curled up with her westie, or chihuahua, or out hitting the trails with her horse. We are excited to be a part of Krystal's journey as Veterinary Technician.

 

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Carrington Office Manager: Karla Lura

Carrington's Southwood Veterinary Service has been maintained and staffed as a satellite clinic by Southwood, Jamestown, since 1997. Karla Lura is our Office Manager at the Carrington clinic. Karla has lived in the Carrington area for over 40 years. She either knows you, has heard about you, or is related to you! She has successfully managed the unique needs of the Carrington clinic for 20 plus years, under 3 separate owners. Because of her close connection to the area, Karla treats Southwood clients like family, and always goes the extra mile to take care of her people and their animals. She splits time at the clinic with helping her husband and 4 grown kids run their family farm.

Jamestown Office/Accounts Manager: Kim Syverson

Kim is our receptionist at Southwood and is the person behind the voice on the phone. She is very knowledgeable, efficient and has a great laugh. She has a big heart and will always go the extra mile to help Southwood patients feel safe and comfortable. She's pretty good with the people too, and has been awarded the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award in 2011. Kim also assists customers with account questions and helps with our many promotions and health paperwork. Kim keeps current on veterinary medicine with her own 3 dogs and cat. Kim is supported by her loving husband and children.

Groomer /Veterinary Assistant: Katie Warner

 

Groomer: Beth Kelly

 

Weekend Receptionist: Ashley

 

Kennel Technician: Sammi O'Bannon

Sammi has been working in the Pet Service industry for the past 4 years. She has a natural dog-savvy, and is able to handle even the most timid of dogs. Sammi's main goal is to become a Veterinarian, here at Southwood she's getting the chance to have some first hand experience in the Veterinary field. She's always around the clinic, working in K9 Playcare and boarding, as well as assisting the Veterinary Technicians and the Groomers. When she's not busy at the clinic she's spending time outside stargazing, playing with her pet rats or exploring the big-sky country of North Dakota.

 

Kennel Technician: Kali

 

Weekend Kennel Technician: Elizabeth