Meet Our Team

Image of Dr. Butch Jones, Veterinarian at Jones Animal Health Clinic, Veterinarian in Crystal City, MO

Dr. Butch Jones


Dr. Jones graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 after serving four years in the US Army's Veterinary Corps. He opened Jones Animal Health Clinic in September of 1996 and moved to the current clinic in 2005. His favorite part of veterinary medicine is surgery.

Dr. Jones is married to Sharon and they have two children - Jensen and Trace, as well as one dog and one cat. He and Sharon also own Pawjama Party Kennels in Pevely. In his free time, he enjoys hunting.

Dr. Sarah Kelly


Dr. Kelly is a 2015 graduate of Mizzou's School of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Wildwood but is happy to be working in Crystal City. She has one cute kitty named Oscar. When she is not working, she loves reading, travelling and hanging out with friends and family.

Dr. Jonathan Tresner


Dr. Tresner graduated from the University of California Davis with a BS in Animal Science in 2015 and received his DVM in 2019 from the University of Missouri. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Amanda, and their two dogs Tess and Lily. They also have one cat named Tatum and a tortoise named Toni. In his free time he enjoys hiking and watching movies.

Dr. Melinda Bowen


Dr. Melinda Bowen grew up in St. James, MO and went to University of Missouri – St. Louis for her undergraduate degree. She went on to attend the University of Missouri – Columbia for Veterinary school where she graduated in 2013. She has special interests in emergency medicine, preventative care and internal medicine. In her free time, Dr. Bowen likes to attend concerts, walk her dogs, go to water parks, hike, read and collect records.


Vet Tech, Manager

Stephanie joined Jones Animal Health in March of 2009. She has a Bachelor's degree from Missouri Baptist University. She enjoys watching movies and working around the house. She and her husband Roy have three children, Tristan, Shayne, and Delanie. They also have two cats, Walker and Oreo, and three dogs, Shelby, Ben, and Swayze.


Vet Tech, Head Technician

Marisa joined Jones Animal Health in July of 2016. She graduated from Hickey College in October of 2011. She has four cats named Leah, Gimp, Steve, and MJ. Her and her husband love going to concerts, traveling, and spending time with family. Go Blues!

Shellie, RVT

Registered Vet Tech

Shellie joined Jones Animal Health in 1999. She has her Associates in Applied Sciences from the Jefferson College Veterinary Technician program. Shellie is now part time with us and a part time stay at home mom with her son, Owen. In addition to Owen, she and her husband Chris have a Tibetan Spaniel named Rocky, a French Bulldog named Iggy, and a cat named Arceus.

Morgan, RVT

Registered Vet Tech

Morgan joined Jones Animal Health in May of 2018. She also graduated from the Veterinary Technician program in May of 2018. She has two dogs named Mack and Hank, two cats named Nalla and Kiara, and a turtle named Squi. She is married to Matt and has two sons named Dakota and Weston. She loves traveling with her family, reading, and spending time at the lake.

Courtney, RVT

Registered Vet Tech

Courtney started working at Jones Animal Health Clinic in January of 2019. She graduated from the Jefferson College Veterinary Technology Program in May of 2022. In her freetime, she enjoys spending time with her fiance, Manny, and her great pyrenees, Riley. She also enjoys watching Netflix, going camping, boating, hiking, and reading.


Vet Tech

Rachael joined Jones Animal Health in November of 2017. She graduated from Midwest Institute with an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. She has two dogs named Zoey and Bella who she loves very much!


Head CSR

Emily joined Jones Animal Health in July of 2016. She graduated from Jefferson College with an Associate of Arts degree in May of 2014 with an interest in Zoology. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her husband Cody, her family, and her dog, Dunkin. She also enjoys traveling to Universal Studios and the beach, watching tv and movies, and going to the zoo.



Teresa joined Jones Animal Health in 2005. She has been an Veterinary Assistant for over 20 years. In her off time, she enjoys reading, fishing, nature walks, and Cardinal’s baseball. Teresa also enjoys spending time with her family.



Madalyn joined Jones Animal Health in May of 2021. She is working on completing her degree in marketing and she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, and her many four-legged babies. She has two dogs named Sylvie and Sandy, and many lizards: 2 mourning geckos named Lillian and Lettie, three leopard geckos named Simon, Saturn, and Leila, two crested geckos named Pickle and Tater, a tripod bearded dragon named Frank, a panther chameleon named Chicken, and an African fat-tail named Spooky!