Ron Keeler, D.V.M
Owner Ninnescah Veterinary Service LLC


Ron grew up on his family farm where the clinic is now located. He graduated from Pretty Prairie High in 1986, received a BS in Animal Science in 1992, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1994 from Kansas State University.  He enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Medicine and lives by the motto "If it has a heart beat and isn't a human, I will be its doctor!" He is constantly mentoring young people interested in veterinary medicine. In his spare time he enjoys all different types of fishing and hunting as well as watching his kids play sports. His new hobby is creating custom hardwoods with his new sawmill. 

Michelle Keeler
Office Manager
Owner Ninnescah Veterinary Servic LLC


Michelle grew up in McPherson, Kansas. She graduated in 1992   with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Business. Michelle and Ron have been married 30 years. They are proud of their three children, Clay, Haley, and CeCe (all pictured below). Michelle is the full time office manager of our very busy clinic. We often consider the clinic our second home and all our team is family. Michelle enjoys photography, horticulture, and art projects. She is pictured here with the family's African Grey parrots, Cybil and Homer.  Her motto is don't worry it will all work out.

Julie McCoy, D.V.M
Veterinarian at Ninnescah Veterinary Service LLC


Julie grew up on a farm in St. Paul, Kansas. She is the oldest of seven children. She received her BS in Biology from Wichita State in 2010 and her DVM from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She joined the NVS team June 1st, 2014. Her and her husband Mike welcomed a son on July 9th, 2016 named Lucas Michael. They also have three dogs: Scooter, Bruno, & Cheddar; & two horses: Sugar & Bob. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, sewing and going back to Southeast Kansas to visit family. 

Jennifer Bontrager
Receptionist at Ninnescah Veterinary Service LLC


Jennifer grew up in McPherson, Kansas. She joined the NVS team in May of 2009. Jenn and her husband Brian have a very active 5 year-old son Michael, who loves his farm kitties and yellow lab Lucy. They also have an adorable toddler, Daniel who turned 1 on March 5th!  He has just started walking. In her spare time...I dont think she has any...she still enjoys gardening, canning, and riding 4-wheelers and the jeep with her 3 men. Jennifer loves spending time with friends and family.

Sam Borrowman
Receptionist at Ninnescah Veterinary Service LLC



Sam grew up in Hutchinson and graduated from Hutchinson High School in 2013. She joined the NVS team on March 30th 2018. Sam works at the clinic on Mondays and Fridays. She also works three days a week in labor and delivery at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. Sam and husband Levi have two dogs; Rosco and Ollie. In her free time she enjoys spending time at the lake camping and boating.

Ashlyn King
Receptionist at Ninnescah Veterinary Service LLC

Ashlyn grew up in Stafford but graduated from Haven High School in 2012.  Ashlyn joined the NVS team on May  21st, 2018.  In her free time she enjoys photography, painting, and traveling with her dad racing. She also enjoys rescuing and taking in animals and has a range of animals; a husky, cat, turtle, and chinchilla.  She also likes adding to parent's funny farm, where they also have an assortment of animals.

Amber Koons
Veterinary Technician at Ninnescah Veterinary Service LLC

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Amber joined the NVS team on September 20th, 2017.  Amber grew up in Meade KS. She attended Colby Community College Veterinary Technician School and graduated in 2015.  Amber never stops smiling and is the most awesome person to be around. 

Gabriel "Gabe" Kruse
Veterinary Assistant

Gabe is a sophmore in college at Hutchinson Community College. His hobbies include riding his 4-wheeler, competitive mounted shooting.  Gabe is a smart hard worker that will go far in life.

Clay Keeler


Clay is the son of Ron and Michelle Keeler. He is currently a sophmore studing at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. This has been a life-long goal. We are all extremely proud of him. Clay is a 2013 graduate of Pretty Prairie High School & a 2015 graduate of Hutchinson Community College. He has graduated with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science in 2017 at Kansas State University. He has spent his whole life working in the clinic in all different aspects and will follow in his father's footsteps. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working on his mustang, as well as riding/repairing ATV's. 

Haley Keeler

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Haley is the daughter of Ron and Michelle Keeler. She is a senior at Pretty Prairie High School.  She enjoys competing in volleyball, basketball, track, FFA, and forensics.  Haley spent her summer prepping animals and assisting in the surgery room.  She has numerous pets including a new calico kitten.

Ciara "CeCe" Keeler


CeCe is the daughter of Ron and Michelle Keeler. She is currently a sophmore at Pretty Prairie High School.  She enjoys babysitting and spending time with Addie, the neighbor girl.  She also loves her time with the clinic kids, Michael, Lucas, & Daniel.  CeCe's interests include golf, crafts, archery, and caring for her pig Daisy Mae. During the summer, CeCe helps out at the clinic with day-to-day procedures, organizing and as little cleaning as possible. :)