Noah's Ark Animal Clinic

Your pet is your best friend, companion, and (most importantly) your family member. At Noah's Ark, we provide veterinary medicine that centers around your pet and you as an owner. We strive to offer you and your pet the care necessary to enjoy a long and healthy relationship.

Noah’s Ark Animal Clinic was founded in 1970 and has been providing outstanding veterinary care to Brookside and the Kansas City area for over 47 years. We are a well established practice and we pride ourselves in having excellent, knowledgeable doctors and staff. Everyone here at Noah's Ark has a true love for the pets we see and a strong passion in the science behind caring for them. We keep up-to-date on the best medicine and practices for your four legged companions.
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  • Mon, Weds, Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tue & Thur: 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat: 7:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Kris Neuhauser, DVM

    Dr. Kris is a 2004 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. After growing up in Kansas City, she spent the next ten years living in Kirksville, Columbia, and St. Louis for school and work before moving back to Kansas City and starting work at Noah's Ark in 2007. She enjoys living and working in Brookside-Waldo because it is such a pet-friendly neighborhood with a strong sense of community. "Noah's Ark has the combination of caring and knowledge that make it a very special place to work. I love that I am able to get to know our patients and clients on a personal level."

    Dr. Kris and her husband, Eric, live with their children, Claire and Henry, an English Setter, Howie, two cats, Sheila and Carmelita, and a lovebird, Merlin. Outside of work, you can find Dr. Kris enjoying a crossword puzzle with a cup of coffee, biking with her family, going to a Royals game, or trying a new restaurant.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2004
    Education:
    University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Noella Allan, DVM

    Dr. Noella Allan graduated from Michigan State University in 1991.  Though born in England, she spent most of her life here in the U.S. practicing in both emergency medicine and general practice with a special interest in pocket pets, especially rabbits.  “My ultimate goal is to always provide top quality, compassionate care while fostering the special bond we each have with our family pets.”  When Dr. Allan, her husband Jim, and 2 children are not busy with youth soccer and track, she enjoys traveling, running with her dogs, and horseback riding.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1991
    Education:
    Michigan State University
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    Laurel Thomas, DVM

    Dr. Laurel Thomas is a graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In veterinary school, she developed interests in dentistry, nutrition, and behavior. She also volunteered at Native American Reservations to provide veterinary care for underserved populations and advocated for animal welfare to lawmakers in Washington, D.C. Her passion for animal behavior led her to become a Fear Free Certified Professional, learning skills to decrease the stress of veterinary visits for pets and make medicine more enjoyable for the whole family.

    “My favorite part of veterinary medicine is seeing the relationship between a pet and owner. It’s a privilege to witness that friendship. I love sharing my knowledge with owners so that we are able to prolong their companionship.”

    Dr. Laurel is excited to be back in her hometown of Kansas City. She enjoys exploring dog parks with her spunky dachshund, Gustav, riding horses, traveling, visiting museums, and eating Indian food.


    Education:
    Kansas State University
  • Pam- Senior Veterinary Technician

    Love and compassion for animals helped make the decision to enter into veterinary medicine 35 years ago. After working in a practice in Iowa for several years, we moved from Des Moines to Kansas City. I have been a technician at Noah's Ark since 1995. My husband and I share our home with our 2 dogs and 3 cats. It has been such a rewarding experience working with our clients and being a part of their pet's lives in this wonderful Brookside neighborhood.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1982
  • Robin- Veterinary Assistant

     
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1985
  • Drew- Veterinary Technician

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
  • Ashley- Registered Veterinary Technician

    Ashley is a 2016 graduate of San Juan College's Veterinary Technician program, and has lived in the Kansas City metro for almost ten years. Ashley started her career in veterinary medicine managing the veterinary clinic at Wayside Waifs, and made the switch to Noah's Ark in November 2016. She loves the Brookside area, and has enjoyed getting to know both the patients and clients at Noah's Ark. 

    Ashley and her husband, Dave, live with their 6 year old son Emerson, a senior kitty named Sasha, and Lunatic the French Bulldog. When not working she enjoys spending time with her family, bicycling and volunteering at the local animal shelters.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Jessica- Lead Receptionist

    Jessica, our lead receptionist, grew up loving all animals.  She has found her passion working with pets and their families since joining the pet industry in 2014.

     Her favorite part of her career aboard the Ark is the relationships she has built and continues to build with our clients and furry family members as well as her co-workers.  She is proudly devoted to being helpful to others.

    When not at work, Jessica enjoys spending quality time with her husband Jerry, kitty Oreo and fun Chihuahua/Pug mix Ladybug.  She also loves spending time in nature, gardening and cherishes time spent on arts and crafts.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • Years in Practice:
    Mar 26, 2018