Our Vets

The vets and staff of My Zoo Animal Hospital understand how important your pets are to you; we’re pet owners too.   All of us, from office staff to veterinary technicians/assistants to DVMs (Doctors of Veterinary Medicine) are committed to partnering with you in the health care of your pet.  We will do our utmost to provide quality medical and surgical care in a friendly, welcoming and professional way.

The Vets of My Zoo Animal Hospital

Dr Debbie Leach DVM

Dr. Debbie Leach, DVM:

Dr. Debbie opened My Zoo on the north side of Columbia in 2006.

A life-long animal lover (with dogs, cats, horses and livestock on her extended family’s farm), she has wanted to be a veterinarian since childhood.

Her dreams materialized in 1998 when she got her degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine here in Columbia and in 2006 she opened My Zoo Animal Hospital.

Dr. Debbie’s philosophy is that her vet clinic should be a happy, friendly and pleasant place for pets and their owners.  Prices are kept reasonable even though she invests in the latest veterinary and medical technology.

Dr. Debbie was featured in the following article in the Columbia Business Times, click to read:  Animal lover realizes lifelong dream, opens animal hospital.   Dr. Debbie was also featured in this article about opening her own practice.

Dr Katie Darr DVM

Dr. Katie Darr:

Dr. Katie Darr is a graduate from the College of Veterinary Medicine here in Columbia MO.
An animal lover since childhood, Dr. Katie wanted to become a veterinarian for as long as she can remember.

Currently, Dr. Katie has an elderly greyhound named Gary, a lovable mutt named Ruby, a cat named Home Boy, 2 chinchillas, and 2 guinea pigs.

She believes in the importance of the human-animal bond, and believes preventive care helps prolong and maintain a good quality of life for pets.

Ask Dr. Katie what you can do to keep your pet happy and healthy!

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