Welcome to Westside Veterinary Clinic! 
Your Jefferson City Area Veterinarian

Please call us at 573-893-7707

Westside Veterinary Clinic, Your other family doctor

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Our History

Westside Veterinary Clinic was opened in 1985.  Over the years we have increased our capability in serving the local area's veterinary needs with the addition of Dr. Linda Patton in 1991, Dr. Jill Brady in 2009, and Dr. Kaitlin Poindexter in 2022.  Dr. Wilbers also fills in throughout the year. 

Our Mission

The clinic's mission is to enrich the lives of pets and their people by providing quality, compassionate veterinary care throughout all of the pet's life stages. Good pet health requires the partnership of the pet owner and the veterinary professional.  We feel that caring for and educating the pet owner is essential in improving and maintaining pet

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Our Services

We provide full service veterinary care for dogs, cats, and Dr. Patton sees a variety of pocket pets.  Our services include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, dentistry, high-quality medicine, acupuncture, and emergency care during the day.  Our facility is well equipped with in-house CBC/Chemistry analyzer, and digital radiology (including digital dental radiology).  We also offer day and extended boarding; your dogs can be comfortable in our heated/air conditioned indoor-outdoor runs. 

Our Clients

We appreciate the opportunity to serve our clients and strive to be honest, courteous, and respectful in all interactions.  Furthermore, we aim to perform appointments and services in a timely manner, without compromising the level of care needed by the pets entrusted to us.  Please contact us with any questions and concerns!

 Westside Veterinary Clinic  
4736 Country Club Drive 
Jefferson City, MO 65109

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Working at Westside

Westside's mission is to enrich the lives of pets and their people by providing quality, compassionate veterinary care throughout all of the pet’s life stages.  We are always accepting applications for pet and people-oriented individuals that will complement our dedicated veterinary care team. Should a position become available, we will review our current applications before posting. See our Employment tab for current information!

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Your orders are delivered to your door, and they even have auto-ship options for foods, preventatives, and medications (many times with a discount)!!

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Kaitlin Poindexter, DVM

    Dr. Kaitlin Poindexter is a 2019 graduate from the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the Westside team in June of 2022. Prior to this, she previously practiced as a mixed animal Practitioner in Linn, Missouri.

    Dr. Poindexter’s favorite part of Veterinary Medicine is getting to know both her clients and patients, to learn how to enhance their lives together as much as possible. Dr. Poindexter’s family includes her fiancé, Trent, one lab mix (Chevy), two golden retreivers (Nala and Knox), and three cats (Margie, Alvin, and Millie). They all live the good life on a farm in beautiful Osage County.

    In her spare time, Dr. Poindexter enjoys gardening, wandering the farm with her “pack”, as well as crocheting and reading a good book.

    Thank you for helping us welcome Dr. Poindexter to the Westside Family! :-)

  • Rachel H

    Rachel began working at Westside in October 2020. Her family lives in Missouri and some in Colorado. Her family has tons of animals along with those on her boyfriend's family farm. Some pets include: Duke (Australian Shepherd) and Josie (Basset Hound), some cats (farm), a chameleon named Frank, and 3 rabbits litter trained (roommate's) running around in their apartment.

    Rachel is a huge animal lover and that's why she wanted to join the Westside team! She is also an artist- she usually spends her free time painting guitars or listening to music. :-)

  • Addi S.

    Addi has been working at Westside since August 2022. She is currently in High school.

    Addi has one little dog named Molly who goes to Westside.
    She stays busy with her school's cheer team and manages her football team in the fall. She also loves music so she’s always singing and dancing.

  • Sophia B.

    Sophia joined the Westside team June 2023. She and her family have four beloved pets: 2 dogs (Lillie and Daisy), a cat named Chloe, and a betta fish named Vector.

    Throughout her life, Sophia's love for animals has been very evident, fueling her passion for working in the veterinary field. She says what sets this clinic apart for her is the exceptional work atmosphere and the staff's genuine care for their patients.

  • McKenna W.

    Mckenna began working at Westside in Feb of 2022. She is training to be a vet tech. She enjoys working with the animals, helping customers and staff. 

    When she is not at the clinic she is home taking care of her 3 cats and 2 dogs. Their names are Cleo, Roxie, Luna, Daisy and Mika.

    McKenna plans to go to college to fulfill her dreams to one day be a veterinarian.

  • Dr. Dana Wilbers

    Dr. Wilbers works as a relief veterinarian for us throughout the year. Her love of animals and dedication to them is evident in her hard work! We're thankful for her! :-)

  • Lauren P.

    Lauren started working part-time at Westside in March 2019. Lauren works full-time at a human medical facility. Lauren has always loved and wanted to learn more about animals and thought there was no better way to that than to spend her days off at the hospital, working at Westside! :-)

     Lauren has a young chow-mix, Ziggy, who does almost everything with her and Jack (the former clinic cat that loves to find trouble).

  • Sarah B

    Sarah started working at Westside in March of 2018. She has two sisters, a brother, and 2 nieces. 

    Sarah and her husband have 1 son and 2 dogs, Owen and Clyde. In her spare time, you can usually find Sarah reading or outside doing something active.  Sarah decided to join Westside because she enjoys working with animals and wanted to further her education in this field.

  • Anna H.

    Anna started working at Westside in May 2013 with our boarding and hospitalized patients. She is now a great veterinary assistant!

    Anna has a strong love of animals and lives on her farm with her dogs, Sammy and Pickles. Her family also has many other dogs, cats, goats, cattle, chickens, ducks and 2 cockatiels. In her spare time, Anna enjoys fishing, reading, drawing, and taking walks with her dogs.

  • David

    David retired from  teaching and administration in 2018. He's now corralling dogs and cats instead of kids and teachers! :-) If you see someone fixing things, mowing, or playing in the yard with the dogs, you may see David! :-)

  • Sheila

    Sheila is the practice manager at Westside.  She enjoys working with the doctors, staff, clients and pets at the clinic.  Sheila has lived on a farm most of her life, and loves working with cattle.  Sheila also helps maintain the website and Facebook presence for the clinic.

    Sheila and her dog, Widget, enjoy spending the weekends working on her family farm and out on the 4-wheeler. 

  • Josh F.

    Josh has been a veterinary assistant at Westside since 2012, and has been a great addition to the team with his love of the pets and great client communication.

    Josh is a life-long mid-Missourian, and prior to coming to Westside, he worked at a private no-kill animal shelter for 10 years.  Josh and his family have a house full of loving pets!

  • Heather S

    Heather began working at Westside April 2019. She has learned many jobs here, and is always smiling as she helps pets and clients! Her 2 dogs, Zola and Mr. Darcy, and 1 cat, Luna, keep her busy!

  • Debbie

    Debbie is our receptionist. She began working here in April, 2019, and has quickly become a favorite of clients and pets! Her laugh is contagious, and her love of pets and people shows! :-)


    Dr. Jill Brady is a 1996 graduate from Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She started her veterinary career at Westside Veterinary Clinic as a kennel person before entering vet school. After graduation, she practiced in Raleigh, North Carolina for 6 years, followed by 2 years here at Westside Veterinary Clinic. 

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  • Linda Patton, DVM

    Dr. Linda Patton moved to Jefferson City in 1991 when she joined Westside Veterinary Clinic. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I have three beloved pets. I would not take them to anywhere but Westside Veterinary Clinic. My vet always takes time to explain everything to me and give me options. I feel like I always know what to expect... I am so grateful for the kindness of all the staff and the great care my pets always get. In my opinion, simply the best!"
  • "This is one of the best and friendliest veterinary clinics I have ever had the pleasure of bringing my pets too. They are so extremely helpful and pleasant and they provide your pet with the best care and also treat them with the utmost respect and care. They are amazing!!!"
  • "My puppy was treated (and given treats) with much love and respect. Appointments priced very fairly, and I look forward to returning. Your fur babies are in good hands at Westside!"

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