Our Team

Thad Frerking, DVM

Dr. Thad Frerking grew up outside Kansas City, Kansas. He received his undergraduate education and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University.
Although his professional interests are in surgery and dermatology, he loves all aspects of veterinary medicine. His four-legged family includes a little dog with an oversized personality by the name of Rocky.
In his free time, Dr. Frerking enjoys staying active, watching his hometown sports teams, and eating good food.

Bobby Huey, DVM

Bobby Huey is from Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Huey attended Tuskegee University where he received his bachelors degree in Animal Science, and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Huey’s interests include surgical procedures (beyond your typical spay and neuter), and is also pursuing his research in small animal reproduction.
He has two four legged kids, “Peaches” an adorable Labrador and “Ice” an American Bully. In his free time, Dr. Huey enjoys playing sports, working out, and hiking with his dogs.

Sterling Havel, DVM

Dr. Havel was born and raised in Bulverde, Texas just north of San Antonio. He completed his undergrad at Texas State University. Dr. Havel graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. His special interests orthopedic and soft tissue surgery.
In his down time, Dr. Havel enjoys quality time with his pups, camping, archery, and hiking.

Samantha Hancock, DVM

Dr. Samantha Hancock is originally from Eufaula, Oklahoma. She completed her Bachelor of Animal Science degree at Oklahoma State University in 2015 and immediately began veterinary school at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Health Sciences. Dr. Hancock completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 and moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to begin her career in small animal medicine. Dr. Hancock’s interests include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and her personal favorite, brachycephalic (short-faced) medicine.

Dr. Hancock tries to spend all of her free time with her French Bulldog named June Bug. When she is not hiking or kayaking with June Bug, you will often find Dr. Hancock in the Crossfit gym or traveling around the world.

Michael Duff, DVM

Dr. Michael Duff grew up in Tucson, Arizona, and graduated from high school in Prescott, Arizona. He graduated from the University of Arizona with degrees in veterinary science and chemistry before relocating to Texas to help design and launch the Biosafety Level 3 Research Lab for the University of Texas. Dr. Duff earned a Masters’s in Biomedical Sciences in 2014 before starting a dual DVM/PhD at Kansas State University with an emphasis on influenza and rotaviruses. Dr. Duff received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University in 2020 and is in the process of finishing his PhD.

In his free time, Dr. Duff loves to fish, cook, travel, and bike ride (30-60 miles a day when its not blistering hot outside). You’ll rarely see him outside of the clinic without his two beloved doggos, Scooby and Kyrah. Dr. Duff’s personal goals for the coming year include spending more time with family and friends, volunteering at Sunrise Children’s Hospital again, and touring the Utah national parks.

Brittany Parker, DVM

Dr. Parker was born and raised in Pineville, Louisiana. (central Louisiana). Animals have always had a special place in her heart and as a part of her family. Everyone around her knew she would become a veterinarian before Dr. Parker even knew!
Dr. Parker completed her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA and went on to obtain her DVM at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, LA.

Dr. Parker’s special interests include cardiology, ultrasound, and exotics.
Her pet family now includes 2 dogs, Hazel and Rosebud, and a rescued bearded dragon (she only has 2 legs).

When Dr. Parker is not in the office, she loves to cook and spend as much time as she can with her pets and family. She also loves trips to the lake, camping, and hiking with her dogs.