Meet Our Team

Parkville Animal Wellness takes pride in giving you and your pet the best possible care through our devoted staff:

Dr. Thomas Welsh - veterinarian/owner
Evident by the terrific following he has built, Dr. Welsh's kindness and compassion is apparent by the patients he treats. After graduating from the University of Missouri Veterinary Medicine in 1987, he practiced in Los Angeles and had many celebrity clients.  He met and married his wife, Carol, and ventured back to the midwest to start his family and continue his career.

Kelly Maier - office manager
Kelly takes care of the day-to-day office challenges of PAW.  She has two German Shepherds, Maverick and Bella, a Shih Tzu name Coco Channel, as well as two housecats name Beauty and Grumpy Cat,   She also owns and operates Tiffany Meadows Farm and Storybook Stables.  See  

Michelle Wiehe - groomer/assistant
Michelle has been a professional groomer and working in the veterinary field for over 25 years. Rest assured your pet will enjoy their day at the spa with the expertise of Michelle! When not working, she spends time with her five grandchildren, her Yorky mix, Tilly and riding motorcycles.

Joni Kloiber - registered veterinary technician
After graduating from Rockhurst University in 2006, Joni went to the Veterinary Technician program at Maple Woods Comm. College. She graduated in 2010 and became a registered veterinary technician. Her pets are Jersey, Rocky and Purr-sephone.

Esteven Arunada - Kennel Attendant
Esteven is new to Parkville, recently moved here from Texas, where he graduated with the Texas Distinguished Achievement Program.  He is fluent in both Spanish and English.  He assists our groomer as well as takes care of our canine and feline residents in our boarding facility.

Stephanie Fox - Kennel Attendant
Stephanie assists our groomer as well as takes care of our canine and feline residents when they are staying at our pet hotel.  She is married and has one child, named Max as well as three dogs, a black lab mix named Jesse, an Australian shepherd mix name Savannah and Lily, a beagle mix.


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Client Testimonial

Read What Our Client Say

  • "I highly recommend Dr. Welsh! He and his staff treat your animals as if they were their own. They truly care for the health and well being of all of their clients!"
    Mary Ciurej - Parkville, MO