Dr. Steve & Susan Abrams

Dr. Steve & Susan Abrams were married in 1969 in Arkansas City, KS. Steve graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. They have four children and fourteen grandchildren. They are active in their church, Mt. Zion Community Church in Arkansas City. They have invested a lot of time in politics, first at the local school board, then for 14 years at the Kansas State School Board, followed by 5 years and in the Kansas State Senate. Their dog, Moto, can often be found curled up in Susan's office enjoying the day. 

Dr. Carson & Elizabeth Abrams

Dr. Carson & Elizabeth Abrams were married in 2002 in Arkansas City, KS. Carson graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 and was the recipient of the Dr. L. Derald and Mary Ellen Jernigan Award. They have three children.  They enjoy spending time with their children, especially swimming, playing board games and watching their respective children's activities and events. Their dog Peach has been with them for 9 years and has mastered the art of eating dropped crackers from the kids.

Dr. Carson & Elizabeth Abrams

Dr. Carson & Elizabeth Abrams were married in 2002 in Arkansas City, KS. Carson graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 and was the recipient of the Dr. L. Derald and Mary Ellen Jernigan Award. They have three children.  They enjoy spending time with their children, especially swimming, playing board games and watching their respective children's activities and events. Their dog Peach has been with them for 9 years and has mastered the art of eating dropped crackers from the kids.

Elizabeth Abrams

In addition to being Dr. Carson's wife, Elizabeth is our clinic receptionist, and yet she still does just a little bit of everything at the clinic except for being a vet! She assists our doctors, she helps with grooming and bookkeeping, as well.  She has been at Cottonwood since June 2013.

Elizabeth is pictured here with one of her favorite cats, Holstein, who also lives at the clinic.

Jenna Pfaff

Jenna Pfaff is a Veterinary Assistant at Cottonwood Animal Clinic. Jenna joined us in December of 2017. Originally from California’s Bay Area, she moved to Kansas in 2013. She graduated from Cowley County Community College in 2016 with her associates in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She is now pursuing her degree in Veterinary Technology with her goal of becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. Jenna enjoys camping with friends and family as well as kayaking, swimming, gardening and yoga. Her little chihuahua, Luna, can be found cuddled up on her lap while she studies.

Bristy Greider

Bristy is a veterinary assistant, and she started at Cottonwood in January 2020. She recently moved back from Colorado to Dexter, where she lives with her boyfriend, Chris and their coon hound, Ruckus on an 8 acre property shared by her family and their 3 dogs. In her free time, she enjoys painting/drawing, hiking, gardening, reading fantasy novels and exploring new places. 

 

Bristy is holding Bernie, our resident clinic cat.

Toni Carlson

Toni started working at Cottonwood in January 2019.  She works part-time as a receptionist. In addition to working mornings at Cottonwood, she is a super busy wife to a pastor and a homeschooling mom to their 5 children.

Shelby Roberson

Shelby works part-time as Cottonwood's groomer. She started in September 2019. Shelby is married to Shiloh and they have 3 children who keep them very busy.

Tamen Eis

Tamen began in November 2017 as our receptionist. Now, she spends most of her time managing other parts of the business.  She graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Music Education. She is married to John, and they have 3 married daughters and 5 grandchildren plus one other son who still lives at home.  In addition to working, Tamen also enjoys making healthy treats and sharing them with friends and family. She has 3 cats who are all fond of stalking rodents and leaving the entrails on the back patio.

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