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.

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Dr. Kimberly Sadler

Dr. Kimberly Sadler is from Long Island, New York, but she also lived in Colorado, Texas, North Carolina, and Florida throughout her life. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2015 and then moved to Raleigh, NC to attend veterinary school at North Carolina State University. Her interests in veterinary medicine include dentistry, internal medicine, and dermatology. 

Dr. Sadler has one Golden Retriever named Jameson. In her free time, Dr. Sadler enjoys spending time with her husband, health and fitness, hiking, fly fishing, and skiing. 


Amelia</br> Practice Manager photo

Practice Manager

Amelia joined the team at Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in February of 2020. She graduated from Hendrix College in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has a Tibetan Spaniel named Delilah, and a Siberian Husky named Kira. She plans to have a lifetime career involving veterinary medicine. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her husband and son doing outdoor activities like hiking with the dogs, or swimming and fishing in any of Arkansas's many beautiful rivers and lakes.

Veterinary Assistants

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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. 

Kirstin</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Veterinary Technician

Kirstin started working for Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in July of 2021. She joined our team after moving from Pensacola, FL though her hometown is actually Fort Walton Beach, FL. She has one dog, Ivy, along with three cats - Malaa, Ari, and Rosie. Her goals while working at PVVC include learning as much as possible and making connections with our clients. While not at work, Kirstin enjoys drawing, painting, playing with her dog, and listening to music.

Kylie</br> Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Zach</br> Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Leigh</br> Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

Leigh joined the team at Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic after moving here from New Mexico in 2021. They're a dog parent to a Huskita, a Border Collie, and three cats. They enjoy painting, fire-dancing, lifting weights, and tending to their indoor garden in their spare time. Leigh is hoping to continue their education as a Veterinary Technician and to gain experience to one day become a Practice Manager.

Maggie</br> Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Natasha</br> Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

She has 3 Corgis of her own (GiGi, Digger, and Suzi-Q), along with a Siberian Husky named Shadow and a Maine Coon named Twickham.

Peyton </br> Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Kaitlin</br> Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

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. 

Kennel Technicians

Madison</br> Kennel Technician photo

Kennel Technician

Madison started working at PVVC in May 2021 and is originally from Sheridan, AR. She has plans to attend Veterinary Technician school. She intends to work her way up from Kennel Tech to Vet Tech. While not taking care of our boarding and in house patients, she is playing basketball or volleyball, cooking, or spending time outdoors hiking. Madison has two dogs: Meeko - a Rottweiler (named after the racoon from Pocahontas) and Bruce - an Aussie/Lab Mix puppy that's full of attitude!

Taylor</br> Kennel Technician photo

Kennel Technician

Bio coming soon!

Customer Service Representatives

Brent </br>Customer Service Representative photo

Customer Service Representative

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. 

Cameron </br>Customer Service Representative photo

Customer Service Representative

Cameron joined the Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic team in August 2023. She has worked in the animal rescue field for three years and volunteered with rescues as a foster and caseworker for over ten years. Her goals at PVVC include building relationships with clients and exploring the veterinary field with the hope of making it a lifetime career. Cameron enjoys hiking and camping with her two dogs, Diesel and Mabel, as well as expressing her creativity through baking and sewing.

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Customer Service Representative

Bio coming soon!

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:


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