Our Staff

  1. Dr. Janke

    Dr. Janke

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Janke grew up on a dairy farm in Kansas. He graduated from Kansas State University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. After graduation he worked in Sedalia, MO for 2 years, a practice in Northeast Kansas for 2 years, then came to Rolla in 1989. In 1991, he purchased Forum Drive Small Animal Hospital. In 1996 he built the Rolla Animal Hospital.

    Dr. Janke and his wife Kim have been married for 24 years and have 4 children. When he is not working with animals, he is participating in his children's activities.
  2. Kathy

    Kathy

    Receptionist

    Kathy was born in Middlebury, VT; primarily raised in Madison, WI and moved to Rolla from Oak Ridge, TN. She began working here in November of 1998. Kathy takes pleasure in serving people with their pet needs, as well as working with her co-workers and Dr. Janke. She is also our resident pocket pet pro. Outside of work she takes care of her own 13 pets. She has 11 dogs (Labradors, Spaniels and Chihuahuas) and 2 rabbits (Holland Lop and Mini Lop). She also enjoys walking on a regular basis.
  3. Shannon

    Shannon

    Office Manager

    Shannon grew up in the Rolla/St. James area and started working here as a high school student in April of 2002. Her favorite thing about working here is the diversity of tasks we do, no two days are ever the same. Outside of work she spends time with her husband and their two kids, enjoys biking, raising bottle kittens and taking care of her own animals. She has 2 horses, 3 dogs, 6 cats and 15 chickens.
  4. Christina

    Christina

    Veterinary Technician

    Christina grew up in the Rolla area, began volunteering here in September of 2003 and was hired in July of 2004. Her favorite things about working here are assisting Dr. Janke in surgery and helping injured animals. She is married and has two girls. Along with spending time with them she enjoys outdoor activities, raising orphaned puppies and taking care of her own pets. She has a Great Dane named Titan and 2 cats, Ms. Graisley and Checkers.
  5. K.J.

    K.J.

    Registered Veterinary Technician

    K.J. was born in Canton, Ohio, moved to Dunedun, Florida then to the St. James/Rolla area in 1998. She began working here in October of 2009 while she was in vet tech school. Her favorite things about working here are seeing puppies grow from visit to visit, educating clients on keeping their pet healthy, performing blood tests, assisting in surgeries and emergency situations, being the pets friend and letting them know they are ok, and helping with c-sections. Outside of work she enjoys raising cleft palate and orphan puppies, watching sports, spending time with friends and siblings, traveling, supporting Autism Awareness and she is a Scentsy consultant. She has 2 dogs: DaKota is her brindle Boxer and Princeton is her harlequin Great Dane.
  6. June

    Miranda

  7. Amber

    Devon