Doctors

Dr. Ashley French

Dr. French graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She worked in Hermann and Montgomery City, Missouri in small animal practice before moving to Jefferson City.  She volunteered with the Show Me Response Volunteer Veterinary Corps as the Co-Director until 2020.  In 2017 she bought Weathered Rock Vet Clinic from Dr. Popp after he retired.  She is credentialed to perform PennHIP certifications in dogs.  She is an active member of the Independent Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Association and the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association. She has been both a MVMA East Central District Leader and a state-wide Delegate at Large for two terms and sits on the MVMA Board.  She started the Vet EMPOWER (Emergeing Minority Professionals at Weathered Rock) Internship program and is working with both the University of Missouri and Lincoln University to increase diversity in veterinary medicine. 

 

Dr. French enjoys mentoring veterinary students, small animal surgery and preventative medicine. She enjoys horseback riding and home improvement. She, her husband Jacob and daughter Audrey have two cats, three horses, and a dog.

Dr. Jessica Kolisch-Greene

Dr. Kolisch graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019.  She has degree in Animal Science and is an active member in the Independent Veterinary Practitioners Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association.  She enjoys connecting with pet owners and educating families on how to keep their pets happy and healthy.  She is a natural teacher and mentor to both veterinary students and clients. 

 

Dr. Kolisch is a St. Louis native and passionate animal care advocate.  She loves surgery and critical care. She enjoys helping short-nosed dogs breath more easily, ophthalmology and internal medicine.  She lives with Andy and her two mix-breed dogs Bailey and Bandit. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and visiting the Lake of the Ozarks. 

Dr. Kelli Bays

 

Dr. Bays graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021.  She has a Master of Public Health with a focus in Veterinary Public Health.  She is specialized in zoonotic disease prevention, food safety and emerging issues in animal and human health. 

 

Dr. Bays is a "Fear-Free Certified" veterinary professional.  The Fear-Free mission is to prevent and alleviate fear, anxiety, and stress in pets by inspiring and educating the people who care for them.  She is passionate about ensuring pets have the best experience possible in the veterinary setting through low-stress handling.

 

Dr. Bays is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Missouri Veterinary Medical Association. She loves caring for senior animals and ensuring the best quality of life for older pets.   She is a Lake of the Ozarks area native. She lives with her husband and two miniature schnauzer mixes. In her free time, she loves tending to her pollinator garden, birdwatching, and visiting national parks.