Meet the Team

Welcome to West Villa, where our dedicated team strives to provide you and your pet with friendly, genuine care that goes the extra mile to ensure the health and happiness of your four-legged friends. We love what
we do.

Meet our dedicated team.

Don Stukey


Dr. Stukey recently moved to Nebraska from Missouri. He had been practicing for over 20 years. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Heather, his son Harrison and their dog Jake.

Kelly Bockmann


Dr. Kelly enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with family and pets.

Rachel Stegeman

Practice Manager

Family & Pets: Zack (Hubby), Rylee & Lexi (Daughters), Kayson (Son), Tuna, Dakota, Senor Fuzzy Pants (Cats)

Hobbies: Reading, camping, hanging with the littles

Meet the Full team

LaNita Sheldon


Family & Pets: 2 Kids, Tatonka and Hera (Dogs), Ben and Lone Ranger (Cats) Hobbies: Spending time with kids

Toni Huss


Family & Pets: Peggy (Daughter), Farah (Dog), Penqui, Cordy, Stormy, PJ & Butters (Cats) Hobbies: Watching movies, hanging out with daughter, gardening.

Megan Mandery

Veterinary Assistant

Family & Pets: John (Hubby), Luke (Son), Bella, Lilly, Jersey, Gizmo (Dogs), Jasper, Scout (Cats) Hobbies: Dirt track racing, spending time with family.

Tara Spence

Head Receptionist, CPNC

Family & Pets: Travis (Hubby), Chaka (cat), Ashlynn (cat) Hobbies: Reading, crafts, crochet

Alli Baker

FT Receptionist

Family & Pets: Trevor and Roger (Cats), Bosco, Dexter, Buckley (Dogs). And husband, Kyle. Hobbies: Reading and running

Tiffany Dickey


Family & Pets: Steven (Husband), Jaylie (11), Tynlee (5)-Daughters. Kyson (2)-Son. 4 Dogs, 1 cat Hobbies: Camping, Gardening, Reading

Taylor Neilsen


Cats: Flip, Asparagus, Salsa, Lil C, Cheeseburger. Dogs: Peanut & Letty. Taylor is a Pre-vet student at UNK and wants to become an Emergency Veterinarian.

Brent Buchmeier


From Fairbury, NE, Brent is a Pre-vet student at UNK. Has a very large Pyrenees/Collie named Boomer who is, “the goodest of good boys” and sweet Callie, who lives at the clinic (for now).

Bethani Messersmith


Daughters: Raelynn & Paisley. Dog: Tyson. Cats: Handsome & Diamond. Hobbies: camping, travel, spending time with family.