Dr. Teresa Bradley Bays is an expert veterinarian with a sincere passion for high-quality pet care. Over the years, Dr. Bradley Bays has transformed a local veterinary facility, Belton Animal Clinic, from a small one-doctor practice to a bustling four-doctor facility. Her expertise does not end with canine and feline care. Rather, Dr. Bradley Bays is highly experienced in exotic pet species. So much so that she is a Board Certified specialist in Exotic Companion Mammals, an honor that is held by a mere 20 veterinarians globally! She is also an internationally-acclaimed lecturer and author on exotic pet species.
Dr. Bradley Bays is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Her skills have helped countless canines, felines, ferrets, rabbits, birds and several lizards live a happy and comfortable life. In addition, she is learning more about Chinese Herbal Therapy, which will offer even greater pain management and supportive care options for her clients and their pets. While Dr. Bradley Bays loves helping her patients in any way she can, she finds great fulfillment in performing challenging surgical procedures that will help dogs, cats and exotic mammals have a greater quality of life.
Dr. Bradley Bays has composed articles, book chapters, and is co-author and co-editor of Exotic Pet Behavior: Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals. In the past, she has been president of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians and of the Missouri Academy of Veterinary Practitioners. Dr. Bradley Bays is also a co-leader of the KC-CAN (Caring for All Network). This organization aims to spread information regarding the ties between animal abuse and domestic violence. She is also a proud member of the following veterinary organizations:
When Dr. Bradley Bays is not practicing first-rate veterinary care, she enjoys camping, writing, reading and spending quality time with her family and pets, Bonnie and Flash.
Dr. Matt Scheele is a 2016 graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Scheele is motivated to keep animals of all species healthy.
Over the years, he has completed comprehensive training so he can provide dogs, cats, and exotics with high-quality animal medicine. While earning his undergraduate degree in Animal Science, Dr. Scheele worked at the World Bird Sanctuary and the University of Missouri Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Scheele also had the opportunity to assist a doctor at the Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre in British Columbia with the rehabilitation of avian, terrestrial, and marine wildlife. While in veterinary school, Dr. Scheele worked at Noah's Ark Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic as a veterinary assistant for three years. He also completed preceptorships with Bird Medicine & Surgery and the Kansas City Zoo. His areas of professional interest include exotic medicine, and radiography and ultrasound technology.
When Dr. Scheele is not practicing high-quality veterinary medicine, he enjoys reading, swimming, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two dogs, Hermes and Denali.
Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Krystal Miller began her education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Biology. In pursuit of a degree in veterinary medicine, Dr. Miller obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She started her career as a high-quality veterinarian at a small animal clinic in Sioux City, Iowa.
Now, Dr. Miller finds herself in Kansas City where she practices first-rate veterinary care for her clients and their beloved pets. Developing strong doctor, client and patient relationships is important to Dr. Miller, and she is also interested in figuring out challenging cases. In her free time, Dr. Miller, who just recently welcomed a baby boy, savors time with her husband and Maya, a sweet Lab mix. She also finds pleasure in baking, taking walks, spending time with her nephews and watching movies.
Dr. Elizabeth Myers is a 2011 graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is licensed to practice high-quality pet care in Kansas, Michigan, and Missouri. Dr. Myers has diverse experience in the veterinary field working as a medical director, associate veterinarian and traveling relief veterinarian in the Kansas City area for dogs, cats, exotic mammals, and reptiles.
In 2018, Dr. Myers earned certification as a Veterinary Tui-na Practitioner. She completed her training at the Chi Institute for Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, and she is the only Certified Veterinary Tui-na Practitioner in the Kansas City metro area. Dr. Myers is also a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist.
Trained to care for animals of all species, Dr. Myers earned USDA Accreditation as a Category II Veterinarian. She is also a proud member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology, and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. Currently, she is motivated to obtain board certification in Exotic Companion Mammal Practice and Reptile and Amphibian Practice. In her spare time, Dr. Myers spends her time baking, hiking, making scientific illustrations, and traveling with her husband.