Dr. Karen Sherman Owner of Oak View Animal Clinic Dr. Sherman was raised in Pineville, MO and received her Animal Science Degree at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine. She has lived in Pea Ridge since 1984 and has a Great Dane named Shadee, an Irish Wolfhound named Lenny, a two cats named P.M. and Bizzee, as well as beef cattle. Along with managing the business, Dr. Sherman is active in many local organizations, veterinary organizations, and has served as the President of the Arkansas Veterinary Medication Association Board. Her hobbies include swimming, walking her dogs, quilting, and helping people with personal needs.
Dr. Robert Holmes Large and Small Animal Veterinarian Dr. Holmes has been with the Oak View team since 2018. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture and went on to graduate from Oklahoma State University with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Holmes is a native of Arkansas and he and his wife Kelsey enjoy evening strolls with their baby girl Hadley, and two dogs, Cooper and Charlie.
Dr. Rebecca Bynum Locum Large and Small Animal Veterinarian Dr. Bynum was born, raised, and still resides in Siloam Springs. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science from the University of Arkansas in 1995 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 2004. Her passion is equestrian sports and she has shown hunters and jumpers for over thirty years. Dr. Bynum has two rescue dogs, Tango and Stinky Steve, along with four cats, four donkeys, five horses, and a mess of chickens.
Haily Biddinger Veterinary Nurse Assistant Haily is a lifelong resident of northwest Arkansas and has been a part of the Oak View Team for over five years. In her spare time she enjoys time with her closest family and friends and her smile keeps everyone's day going.
Christie Carlile Animal Care Assistant Christie has been with Oak View for over two years. She was born in Mountain Home and raised in Norfork. Her passion is taking special care of each boarder that enters our facility. Outside of work, Christie enjoys spending time with her husband Larry, son Zack, her dog Lucas and cat Patch. Her secret hobby is collecting yard statues from Alpena.
Courtney Clark Registered Veterinary Nurse Courtney was born and raised in Garfield, Arkansas and currently resides in Anderson, Missouri with her husband Zach. She earned her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Crowder College in 2018 and has been part of the Oak View team since 2015. Her passion is patient care and client education. She feels her duty is to help clients learn the importance of vaccines and preventatives since her knowledge of such before working in the field was poor.
Iseabelle Gregg Veterinary Nurse Assistant Iseabelle has owned and cared for animals nearly all of her life after receiving her Bachelors Degree in Biology in 2014. She has worked in the veterinary fields for the last six years and there is no place she would rather be than helping our clients and their pets receive the best care possible.
Nikkie House Animal Care Assistant Nikki was born and raised in Cassville, Missouri and currently resides in Washburn with her husband. She has had a love for animals as early as she can remember and lives on her farm raising beef cattle, chickens, and ducks. She also has two dogs and two cats and in her spare time she enjoys sewing and crafting
Kenna Oldebeken Animal Care Assistant Kenna is very proud of her hometown "Pea Ridge, Arkansas" where she was born and raised. She loves getting to wake up early, come to the clinic and care for all the animals. When she's not taking care of all the critters at the clinic, she enjoys playing with her puppy, Huck, a chocolate lab. She also enjoys being outdoors with her friends and family.
Kelly MacArthur Practice Manager Kelly grew up in Michigan and recently relocated to Northwest Arkansas. She has a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Central Michigan University and a Masters Degree in Biotechnology from Northwestern University. Kelly co-owned a veterinary clinic in Michigan for 12 years and enjoys working in the animal field as every day is exciting and different. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her son and spending time outside. She has a standard poodle named Grey and two cats named Tornado and Leopard.
Savvie Gill Client Care Coordinator Savvie has recently become an Arkansas resident, relocating from Colorado. Savvie has three fur babies and a boyfriend to keep her company when she is not working. Her favorite thing about working with Oak View is being able to take extra time greeting the patients and making them feel comfortable when they arrive inside the clinic. In her down time, she enjoys the outdoors, from hiking to backpacking for days in the woods.