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Meet Our Team

Office Staff
Veterinary Staff
Lodge Staff
Dr. Farmer

Medical Director

Dr. Kelly Farmer first knew she wanted to be a Veterinarian at the age of 6. A Kansas native, Dr. Farmer had a collection of pets and volunteered in her community with her dog, Lassie throughout her childhood. She was the Senior Canine Rehabilitation Volunteer at the local animal shelter while an undergraduate student at Kansas State University.

During her undergraduate studies, Dr. Farmer was an Early Admissions Veterinary Scholar at Kansas State University and attained Spanish proficiency through a Study Abroad program in Spain. While completing her undergraduate work she was admitted to the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) through a program called the Atlantic Bridge Program. The Bridge Program allows for a number of non-British students to attend the RVC in London, England to receive their degree in Veterinary Medicine. While completing the 5-year program, Dr. Farmer held externships in Wales, Northern Ireland, The Republic of Ireland, England, and the United States. In 2010, she received her medical degree from the Royal Veterinary College, graduating as a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (BVetMed MRCVS).

After returning to the United States, Dr. Farmer worked at a busy small animal clinic for 2 years before starting a Veterinary Relief business through which she worked at over 40 different hospitals! Additionally, she provided consultation and training services for technicians and reception teams. During these years she also worked regularly providing Emergency and Critical Care at referral and specialty centers. After enjoying many years of varied experiences, Dr. Farmer was ready to find a hospital to call home and is grateful and excited to have joined our team. At home, she enjoys reading, baking, and a busy life with her husband Sean and their three human children who are 2, 6, and 8, as well as their three dogs, 11-year-old Baloo and two one-year-olds named Nigel Bentley and Huck.

Dr. Kevin Sambol


Dr. Kevin Sambol has always felt his life’s calling was to become a veterinarian and has been one for over 30 years. A lifelong Kansas resident, Dr. Sambol graduated from Kansas State University and practiced his entire career in the great Kansas City area. Dr. Sambol joined Amity Woods Animal Hospital in September of 2014, and he could not be more happy and appreciative to work with the staff, and care for the pets and establish bonds with the clients of Amity Woods Animal Hospital. When not practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Sambol is a proud husband, father of three children, a grandfather to one grandson, and has a cat and two granddogs. His interests include music, fishing, and anything involving K-State sports, as well as the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals.
Dr. Andrea DeLuke


Dr. DeLuke is our MOVES™ veterinary surgery partner, available to perform advanced soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries at Shoal Creek Animal Hospital. Dr. DeLuke earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University in 2004. After completing her clinical training in Tucson, AZ, Dr. Nowak continued working as an Emergency Doctor in Tucson for several years. Dr. DeLuke returned to the Midwest and completed a small animal surgery residency at Mission MedVet in Mission, KS. Prior to beginning her mobile surgery practice in the spring of 2019, she worked as a staff veterinarian in the surgery department at referral hospitals in St. Louis and Kansas City. She has three dogs, two cats, and a yard full of chickens.
Dr. Rae Sires

DVM/ Residency-trained in small animal clinical nutrition

Dr. Rae Sires graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She then completed a 1-year veterinary internship with a focus on emergency and critical care medicine at the Center for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care in Lewisville, Texas, and practiced emergency medicine at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Kansas City. She then moved to Davis, California, for a 2-year specialty training program in small animal clinical nutrition. She is excited to bring her knowledge of clinical nutrition back to the Midwest and help improve the lives of both healthy and sick pets through nutrition. Her other veterinary interests include emergency and critical care, circulatory shock and transfusion medicine, gastrointestinal disease, and client education. In her spare time, she enjoys a variety of athletic activities, settling in at a local coffee shop with a good book, traveling, or cuddling with her lovable but chatty cat, Tony Stark.




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Lodge Supervisors

Emily H.
Austin – Weekend Supervisor

Lodge Associates

Emily E.