Our Team

The team at Turner Animal Hospital is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets. Our staff treats every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.

Dr. Eric McConkey- Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. McConkey is a 2009 graduate from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. McConkey spent the next three years practicing in St. Joseph and Independence, MO. So, they could be closer to family Dr. McConkey and his wife, Tara bought Turner Animal Hospital in 2012. In addition to general companion animal medicine Dr. McConkey’s areas of interest are: feline medicine and soft tissue surgery. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association. In their time away from Turner Animal Hospital Dr. McConkey and Tara enjoy going on zoo trips with their 6 year old son, Tristan. The McConkeys have five spoiled rotten cats: Raiju, Gizmo, Whip, Cleo, and Jean-Luc.

Tammy- Veterinary Technician

Tammy has been a Veterinary Technician at Turner Animal Hospital for over a decade. Tammy is not just invested in the quality of care for pet, but making sure that the pet owners are comfortable and knowledgeable about the decisions that they are making for their pet. Tammy has had a wide variety of animals in her life, but she has a love for big dogs. Tammy has been married for nine years, has three children, and a rambunctious grandson. She has a Husky mix named Lola and a Tortoise shell cat named Tinkerbell.

Grace- Veterinary Technician

Grace has always known she would want to work with animals as she grew up with them. They were a vital part of her growing up. Grace has been working in shelters and vet clinics since 2010. She finds it to be such a fulfilling line of work. Grace spends most of her free time with her four wonderful dogs and her four cats.

Katy- Veterinary Technician

Melissa- Lead Receptionist

Rachel- Receptionist

Kasey- Vet Assistant

Q- Groomer