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Dr. Robert King graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001.  He completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery and has been in private practice since.  He purchased Shields Animal Clinic in 2005 with the intent to focus on quality care and service at affordable prices.  He lives on a farm in Blanchard, Oklahoma with his wife Lizzy, their two horses; Hidalgo and Stormy, three cats; Possum, Maybell and Lady Sansa and their dog Shasta.

Receptionist / Practice Manager






Madi Gramling is the clinic's receptionist. She has worked at the clinic for six years and has assisted in all aspects of patient care. Madi is a graduate of the Moore/Norman technology Center and holds a Veterinary Assistant certification. She has two dogs.  


Morgan Buchanan is the clinic's caring and attentive receptionist. She received an associates degree at OCCC. She also has an eye for nature photography and can amaze us with her pictures of animals in their natural environment. Morgan has two family dogs, Auggie and Maggie, and three cats named Hazel, Clementine & Bunny.





Kennel Tech






Maxton Gramling is the clinic's loving and caring kennel tech. He is a junior in high school. He enjoys studying American history and staying fit. He has a sugar glider, named Elvis, a cat named Cookie and three dogs; Ruby, Kirby and Bella.  


Chief of Hospitality






Rascal earns his keep greeting patients and their families along with monitoring all reception activities. He excels at entertaining children and knows no stranger. Rascal is the clinic's feline blood donor. 

Rascal was laid to rest November 2019. He is missed every day.

Chief of Operations






Mutt joined the clinic in the summer of 2015 and eagerly took on the role of chief of clinic operations.  He supervised all aspects of operations and is known for his ability to alert staff to food deficits.  Over the past 6 months, Mutt has successfuly shed over 14 lbs.


He now lives with his forever family in Colorado and loves to jump up and down from the bed now!

Boarding Supervisor and Chief of Security





Shiela lived at the clinic and held various positions over the past 12 years. She was the supervisor over boarders and securing the premesis. Shiela is credited with saving the lives of more than a dozen dogs...  


Shiela was laid to rest on May 18, 2017 and left a mark on all who got the privilege to meet her.





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