Wewoka Animal Hospital

Meet Our Team

We know that having a great facility is not nearly as important as having a great team dedicated to caring for your pet. The veterinarians at Wewoka Animal Hospital are highly trained alongside with our handpicked staff. We can’t wait to meet you!

Jim Coffey

DVM & Medical Director

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 as an Associate Veterinarian. He is looking forward to getting to know and caring for Wewoka Animal Hospital’s diverse furry friends as well. Dr. Coffey has professional interests in 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. He has a menagerie of pets including, six dogs, three cats, five horses, and two sheep. In addition to caring, Dr. Coffey enjoys eating and spending free time with his friends and family.

Jared Nenninger


Dr. Jared Nenninger graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2020. Upon graduating Dr. Nenninger completed a yearlong rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Blue Pearl in Cary, NC. Dr. Nenninger has professional interests in small animal soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, as well as canine reproduction.

Dr. Nenninger was born in Missouri and raised in Texas but did extensive after high school while serving in the army, including a tour to Iraq. Dr. Nenninger moved to Oklahoma in 2011 with his wife Caroline. Together they have a son named Hoy. Dr. Nenninger and his family have 3 dogs at home: Layla, a pit mix; Lexi, a chiweenie; and the newest edition Chili, a French bulldog. In addition to dogs, Dr. Nenninger has a small heard of goats, a few head of cattle and laying hens. Dr. Nenninger enjoys spending free time with family and working on his homestead.

Alex Simpson


Dr. Alex Simpson graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2016. Dr. Simpson grew up in Prague and after pursuing his dream of becoming a veterinarian he returned to the local area to serve the animals with expert, loving care. He has been a valued employee of Shawnee Animal Hospital since his early teen years and is excited to open a new chapter working as an Associate DVM at Wewoka Animal Hospital as well. Dr. Simpson enjoys all aspects of working at a mixed animal practice, but he especially loves working with large animals.

In his free time, Dr. Simpson enjoys spending time with his wife Taylor and all of their furry kids and taking care of their farm.

Taylor King

Practice Manager

Taylor was born and raised in Shawnee and has been working in the veterinary field for nearly 10 years. Over the years, she has learned the business and is now the Practice Manager for both Shawnee and Wewoka Animal Hospitals. Taylor attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated in 2016 with her Bachelor’s Degree. She is a pet parent to two French bulldogs, Sawyer and Luna, and an American bully, Titan. They share their mom with two little human sisters, Savannah and Nixxyn. Taylor loves working with and meeting all the different animals that come through Wewoka Animal Hospital.

Angie Arthur

Office Manager

Angie was born and raised in Wewoka, OK and graduated from Wewoka High School. She has two kids and an American Bully named Lilly. She’s worked at Wewoka Animal Hospital since 2020 and has loved every minute of her time here. She loves that each day she gets to see different clients and pets.

Chelsea Grizzle

Veterinary Assistant

Chelsea moved to Wewoka from Montana a few years ago, and has been with Wewoka Animal Hospital since 2019. Chelsea has two horses and three dogs; a Bull Mastiff, Henry, a Great Dane named Creed, and a Brazilian Mastiff named Kodiak. She enjoys hanging out with her son and doing anything outdoors in her free time.

Sam Arthur

Veterinary Assistant

Sam is originally from Wewoka but graduated from Fairview High School. Sam has worked for the clinic since 2020 and loves how every day brings something different.

Melissa Marchant

Veterinary Assistant

Melissa started at Wewoka Animal Hospital in July of 2022. She loves being part of the clinic team. She enjoys hunting and fishing in her free time.

Audrey Wymer

Veterinary Assistant

Audrey spends most of her time with friends and focusing on school. She enjoys being able to take care of animals every day at work, as well as her fur baby Clara Belle at home!

Mykah Smith


Mykah joined Wewoka Animal Hospital in January of 2022. Originally from OKC, she now lives in the country and is a proud Pit Bull momma. She specializes in customer service and connecting with people. Mykah loves adventuring around the U.S. and spending time with family and in nature.

Sierra Starr


Sierra joined our team in April of 2022. She has three dogs and spends most of her free time doing different activities with them. She loves working at the clinic and meeting all the sweet pets each day.

Sirena Ward-Averett


Sirena was born in Tulsa, OK and raised mostly in Pawhuska, OK. She has worked in animal healthcare for 23 years, working at animal clinics, running animal shelters, and even serving as an animal control officer. She has worked at Wewoka Animal Hospital since July of 2022 and loves her job, fellow staff members, and above all, the clients.

Kenzie Greenway


Kenzie was born and raised in Crowder, OK and moved to Seminole in 2020. She has worked at Wewoka Animal Hospital since January of 2022 and loves the animals, clients, and her fellow coworkers. While not at work, Kenzie enjoys spending her time at home with her beautiful little girl.

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