Dr. Philip Bentz


Dr. Phil grew up on a farm in nearby Concordia, Kansas. He attended Kansas State University where he completed his undergraduate degree as well as his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Since graduating in 1993, he has worked as a mixed animal practitioner in the Kansas/Nebraska area for the past 18 years. Dr. Phil became certified in equine chiropractics in 2001 and has a special interest in equine lameness, reproduction, and chiropractics as well as bovine herd health.


Dr. Adam Hatesohl

Dr. Adam was born and raised on a family farm and ranch near Greenleaf, KS. At Kansas State University, he received his Animal Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees. After graduation Dr. Adam worked in a mixed animal veterinary clinic in Emporia, KS for 2 1/2 years. In 2015, he joined the staff at the Animal Health Center. Dr. Adam and his family are enjoying being “home” and helping out on the family farm. Dr. Adam is especially interested in bovine reproduction, herd health, and small animal surgery.


Kelly- Receptionist

Kelly was born and raised in Columbus, Nebraska. She graduated from Peru State College with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Ecology. She and her husband, Jeff spent 20 years in Omaha, NE, operating a nuisance wildlife business. They have since sold the business and now live near Palmer. She has been a part of the Animal Health Center since 2018 and has 4 dogs and 2 horses. She spends her spare time helping her husband Jeff catch critters, hunting, riding her horses, and spending time with friends & family. Kelly also enjoys volunteering with the National Wild Turkey Federation and many other hunting organizations.


Kelsey- Receptionist

Kelsey was born and raised in Clay Center. She went to college in Hillsboro & graduated from Tabor College in 2018 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She recently moved back to the area & lives in Waterville with her husband, Austin, their black lab, & their two friends. She has been a part of the Animal Health Center since 2021. Kelsey enjoys spending her spare time playing slow pitch softball, deer hunting, reading, and spending time with her friends & family.