Dr. John Kempf
Dr. Kempf grew up on a farm in Indiana. He attended veterinary school at Purdue University. After graduating in 2000, Dr. Kempf moved to Las Vegas and in 2003, he started West Charleston Animal Hospital.
He has 3 daughters, (Jenna, Jaiden, and Jordyn), 4 dogs (Jazzy, Jodi, July and Charlie), 2 snakes and a bearded dragon. Dr.Kempf’s professional interests include Dentistry, Surgery and Reproductive medicine.
When he has free time, he likes to work out, play basketball, and spend time with his family.
Dr. Gregory Jones
Dr. Jones is a Texas native, growing up in San Antonio. He attended Tuskegee University of Veterinary Medicine before moving to Las Vegas to practice.
Dr. Jones lives with his wife and an adorable Chihuahua named Sparklet.
When he is not in the office, Dr. Jones enjoys going to the gym and spending time with his family.
Dr. Jessica Drakeford
Dr. Drakeford is originally from Seoul, Korea. Her family was stationed in Korea during her younger days. Dr. Drakeford attended Mississippi State University for her undergrad. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University.
Her professional interests include surgery, dermatology, and internal medicine.
Dr. Drakeford has one older sister named Dorsena and three-year-old whippet named Sadie.
In her spare time, Dr. Drakeford enjoys bowling, movies, traveling and going to the beach.
Dr. Courtney Asbaty
Dr. Asbat is from Pawleys Island, South Carolina. She completed her undergrad at the University of South Carolina (Go Gamecocks!)
Dr. Asbaty received her doctorate from St George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests include Surgery and Neurology.
Dr. Asbaty’s interests peaked back in 5th grade when she was able to shadow a local veterinarian for “Job shadowing day.” She loved it so much, she began shadowing there every summer until she graduated high school!
Dr. Asbaty lives with her husband (Brian), and their two-year-old Grenadian pot hound (Storm). In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, trying new places to eat, drawing and painting.
Dr. Keiasha Johnson
Dr. Keiasha Johnson is from Memphis, TN. She is already missing her hometown’s good food that includes BBQ, hot wings, and fried catfish. However, she is looking forward to exploring the many attractions that Las Vegas has to offer! Dr. Johnson attended University of Tennessee for undergrad and received her doctorate from University of Tennessee’s School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Keiasha has a laid-back Great Pyrenees/mix named Denim and a sassy pug, named Angel. She loves Zumba/dance classes, attending music festivals, watching NBA basketball, and attending family gatherings.
It is important to her that she educates clients about preventive medicine to sustain the health and well-being of their furry family members. Dr. Johnson hopes to have more free time to revisit some of her old hobbies such as playing violin and nights out on the town followed by peaceful, lazy mornings sleeping in with Angel and Denim.
Dr. Shanell Thomas
Dr. Thomas grew up in Miami, Florida. As a child, Dr. Thomas loved caring for animals and as she got older, continued to explore her interests. She completed her undergrad at Tuskegee University and a few years later received her doctorate from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Thomas’s special interests include dermatology, ophthalmology and surgery. She has 2 pit bulls named Leo and Cyn, 3 domestic shorthairs named Gypsy, Cali and Kane.
When Dr. Thomas is not in the office, she serves in the United States Army Reserves as a Veterinarian. She also enjoys spending time with her family, fur babies and friends.