Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Our Doctors


Dr. Allison Koonce  photo

Dr. Allison Koonce

Dr. Allison Koonce is co-owner of Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in the heart of Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Allison holds her USDA certification for interstate travel, DEA license and is a member of the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Allison received her education at Louisiana State University where she majored in Biological Engineering and went on to graduate in the top 10 of her class at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Allison is a lifelong member of Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa, the Leadership Honor Society, Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity for Women and Phi Zeta, the Veterinary Honor Society. Dr. Koonce was chosen to participate in Summer Scholars, a competitive student research program, and went on to win First Place for her poster presentation of "The role of the Edwardsiella ictaluri type IV secretion system in virulence in channel catfish". Currently, Dr. Allison is a member of the Junior League of Little Rock and enjoys volunteering and giving back to her community. Her favorite Arkansas experiences include the birth of her sons Louis and Theo. She is also very proud of completing the Little Rock Half Marathon. Dr. Allison and Dr. Brent have two dogs, a rescue chihuahua mix named Diego and a recently adopted yellow lab named Olga!

Dr. Jonathan Brent Koonce  photo

Dr. Jonathan Brent Koonce

Dr. Jonathan Brent Koonce is co-owner of Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Koonce grew up in Little Rock and is a graduate of Catholic High School. He studied at the University of California at Santa Barbra and went on to earn his BS in Animal Science from the Dale Bumper's Honors College at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Koonce earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University where he received Clinical Excellence Awards in both Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, and Oncology. Dr. Koonce currently holds his DEA license, USDA Accreditation and is a member of the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Koonce enjoys spending time with his family and exploring the beauty of Arkansas with his sons Louis and Theo and their rescue pup, Olga.

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Dr. Aubren Cabe

Dr. Aubren Cabe is from Greenwood, Arkansas. She attended Arkansas Tech University for her undergraduate studies and graduated summa cum laude. She moved to Baton Rouge, LA to attend veterinary school at LSU. Dr. Cabe is member of Phi Zeta veterinary honor society and AVMA. She is married to her high school sweetheart and together they raise their son, Kellyn, along with two rescue pups. 

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Dr. Maggie Phillips

Dr. Maggie Phillips is from Ruston, Louisiana, but she also lived overseas in Istanbul, Turkey. She graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 2016 and then moved to Baton Rouge, LA to attend veterinary school at Louisiana State University. While in vet school, Dr. Phillips was Vice President of VBMA and received the outstanding student award for excellence in Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Phillips enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband and long-haired dachshund, Philly. Her interests in veterinary medicine include surgery, dermatology, and dentistry. She is excited to build relationships with all of the awesome clients at PVVC.



Managers


Nicole </br>Practice Manager photo

Nicole
Practice Manager

Nicole started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2017. She has one cat named Nizza. When she is not at work she is either fishing, gardening, and traveling. She is also an Essential Oil Educator. 

Kristen<br>Assistant Manager  photo

Kristen
Assistant Manager

Kristen started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic again in 2019, but she had worked here previously for 1 year. She has two Aussie's named Ghost & Koda and also has an incredibly sweet and fluffy kitty named Juniper. She is focused on building strong relationships with all clients and pets that come into the clinic and providing great customer service with a positive attitude. She enjoys being active and going to the gym, spending time with her dogs, and reading books or listening to podcasts.

Technicians


Brooke  </br>Veterinary Technician photo

Brooke
Veterinary Technician

Brooke started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in December of 2015. She is from Pensacola, FL and has her associates from the University of West Florida. She is currently enrolled in Veterinary Tech school to broaden her knowledge of Vet medicine. Her main goal is to pursue a higher education in the Veterinary field. She is ProHeart and K-Laser certified. Her hobbies include hiking Pinnacle Mountain.

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Desiree
Certified Veterinary Technician

Desiree has been working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic since February of 2018. She got her BA from Northwestern State University in biology with a concentration in Veterinary technology and her associates in Veterinary Technology. She has two dogs named Maggie and Bella. Maggie is 7-years-old and loves to roll down hills, play tug-a-war, and cuddle. Desiree rescued her 2 years ago. Bella is also 7-years-old and loved to play ball and cuddle. When Desiree is not at work she loves spending time with her husband and their son, Oliver, as well as cooking, hiking, and camping. 

Carley </br>Veterinary Technician photo

Carley
Veterinary Technician

Carley has worked for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic since November 2017 and she is a Certified Veterinary Assistant. Currently, she has three types of species of pets at home and she enjoys grooming and walking them when she isn't working at Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic.

Jordan  <br>Veterinary Technician  photo

Jordan
Veterinary Technician

Jordan started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2014. She graduated from Heritage College in Little Rock, AR. She is a dog mom of a golden retriever and three beagles. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and she is currently learning to sew. 

Tori<br>Veterinary Technician  photo

Tori
Veterinary Technician

Tori started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic again in 2019, but she had worked here previously for a year and a half. She has an Aussie named Isabelle and a cat named Lakin. Eventually, she wants to be a DVM, so she loves PVVC for the experience she’s gaining. She enjoys sleeping, hiking, tattoos, and being outside.

Madalyn</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Madalyn
Veterinary Technician

Madalyn started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in April of 2020 coming from Bishop, CA. She has two dogs names Coondog and Neesee and a grey tortoise-shell kitty named Purranah. She strives to provide quality care that makes owners feel confident and comfortable when their pets are under her care. Hunting, hiking, eating sushi, and working out are some of hobbies. Along with her extreme love of killer whales, she is absolutely obsessed with all things Disney.

Michelle</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Michelle
Veterinary Technician

Michelle started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in August 2020. She has two pitbulls, one husky, one Havalese, one pug, and two cats! She is excited to continue to learn about veterinary medicine and expand her knowledge of animals. She is an avid animal rescuer and loves spending time with her furry friends. An interesting fact about Michelle is that she used to ride horses competitively.

Tatum</br> Veterinary Assistant photo

Tatum
Veterinary Assistant

Tatum started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in January 2020 and she is originally from Cabot, Arkansas. She aspires to learn as much as possible to provide the highest quality care for animals that she interacts with as a veterinary assistant. She enjoys fishing, sleeping, hiking, watching television, and baking. One day, she hopes to become a wildlife conservationist. Her current loves include her Golden Retriever, Kal, and her crazy kitty, Britta.

Tyler</br> Vet Tech Assistant photo

Tyler
Vet Tech Assistant

Tyler started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in August 2020. He has a 9-year-old Beagle named Sophie and a 7-year-old Boston terrier/boxer mix named Oscar! He is working on completing his veterinary assistant program and eventually would like to work his way up to becoming a veterinary technician. He spends his time hiking and generally outdoors and loves to come up with new and innovative vegan meals.

Kennel Technicians


Dane </br>Kennel Technician  photo

Dane
Kennel Technician

Dane started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in June 2018. He is originally from Ohio and is trained in Culinary Arts and has his Bachelors in Human Nutrition. He loves to cook, travel, play disc golf, and watch football and baseball outside of work. 

DeNina</BR> Kennel Technician photo

DeNina
Kennel Technician

DeNina started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in August 2020. She has two dogs named Drax & Bella. She strives to become a veterinary technician and eventually a Veterinarian. She enjoys dancing, drawing, watching anime, DIY projects, hair, and skincare, listening to music and learning new skills. She was a dancer in high school and played the violin for 8 years! 

Receptionists


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Brent
Receptionist

Brent has worked for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic for over 20 years. He has two English bulldogs named Belvedere and Gurrtrude. When he is not at work he enjoys fishing and gardening. 

Coty  </br>Vet Assistant/ Receptionist  photo

Coty
Vet Assistant/ Receptionist

Coty started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2017 and has one dog named Alfie. When he is not at work his hobbies include film making and making music. 

Jerrica<br>Receptionist  photo

Jerrica
Receptionist

Jerrica started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2018. She has four cats, Parker, Poof, Si, and Pip. She strives to ensure all patients and clients are happy and to learn as much as she possibly can to make their visit easy. She enjoys reading, DIY projects, hanging out with friends, and listening to music.

Kaitlin</br> Receptionist photo

Kaitlin
Receptionist

Kaitlin started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in August 2020. She is originally from Sherwood and is excited to continue to learn as much as she can with the goals of moving up to an assistant and continuing from there. She loves to fish, hike, work on trucks, go to the lake, and drag race with her family at Centerville. She is a huge Harry Potter Fan and cannot wait to one day visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Her lab mix Bella loves to play fetch and swim and her Catahoula loves to lay in the sun and roam the fields. 

Amelia</br> Receptionist photo

Amelia
Receptionist

Amelia started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in February of 2020. She has a Tibetan Spaniel names Delilah, a Siberian husky named Kira, and a super cuddly cat named Maxwell who rocks a white tuxedo. She plans to have a lifetime career involving veterinary medicine and hopes to continue to be more hands-on with patients. She loves to go hiking with her dogs, go swimming and fishing in the outdoors, and any fun activities that involve being with her husband. 

Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic

3712 Woodland Heights Rd

Little Rock, AR 72212


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

(501) 225-2600 Fax: (501) 217-3878 Email Us: pleasantvalleyvets@gmail.com



Hours

Monday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Wednesday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 7:30am - 12:00pm

Sunday Closed