Meet our staff! Pet Wellness Center is made up of dedicated, passionate veterinary professionals whose number one priority is the health and well being of your pet. We have an exceptional group of certified technicians, veterinary assistants, and doctors on staff that provide a wealth of knowledge, skill, and years of experience. Armed with the latest diagnostic tools, we are confident a firm diagnosis and thorough treatment plan will be just what your pet needs to lead a happy, healthy life with you for years to come.
Dr.J. Craig SmithVeterinarianOwner/Veterinarian
Dr. J. Craig Smith is the Practice Owner and Senior Veterinarian at Pet Wellness Center, PC. Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University. Dr. Smith has special interests in surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, and dentistry. He has two pets of his own; a yellow labrador retriever named Sadie and a quarterhorse horse named Jesse. Blessed with a large family, he and his wife, Cera Smith, have five daughters: Ashley, Cera Ann, Jessica, Katherine, and Lauren. When he's not practicing medicine at the clinic, you can find him showing horses and raising his cattle. His compassionate nature and dedication to helping people and pets has helped shape Pet Wellness Center into an industry leader in veterinary excellence.
Angela FrerkingVeterinary Technician
Angie joined Pet Wellness Center in April 2011, she started as a kennel technician and over the years has moved up to the lead technician. She has a passion to provide care for pets and knowledge to owners for a lifetime of health. Angie and her husband, James lives on a small but growing farm filled with geese, ducks, chickens, guineas, peacocks and their newest addition –goats! They also have a yellow lab named Dakota, and a sassy Calico cat named Zoey! In her extra spare time Angie loves to paint, sew, embroider, wood burn and do anything crafty! If you ever see her in the clinic, she will always have a smile on her face!