Staff Members


Dr. Leslie A. Reed
Owner and Veterinarian
Dr. Reed is a 1971 graduate of the University of Missouri. He established the Jefferson Animal Hospital in Hillsboro. He is a member of the AVMA and Missouri VMA.

Dr. Melanie Mercer
Dr. Mercer is a part-time vet and graduate of the University of Missouri.

Dr. Debbie Buddemeier
Dr. Buddemeier is also a part-time veterinarian at the clinic. She graduated from the University of Illinois.

Christina Reynolds
Office Manager
Chris has worked at Jefferson Animal Hospital for over 11 years. She is knowledgeable and friendly, and will help you get the help your pet needs. She makes Jefferson Animal Hospital run smoothly.