Meet Our Team

Our Doctors

Mike Forsyth D.V.M.-Owner/Operator

Dr. Forsyth splits his time practicing between his two clinics, Cottonwood Animal Clinic and Taylor Ranch Veterinary Hospital. He completed his doctorate at Kansas State University in 1984.  He is an extremely talented doctor and loves challenging medicine and surgery cases.  In addition to small animal medicine, he also enjoys practicing for Fish and Wildlife Service.  When not practicing veterinary medicine he can be found coaching baseball and spending time with his family. He also enjoys hunting, fishing and horseback riding. 

Jessica Waugh D.V.M.

Dr. Waugh completed her Doctorate at Kansas State University in 2010.  She graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2005 with degrees in Animal Science and Equine Science.  She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, especially surgery, dentistry and feline medicine.  Her family includes her husband and  two daughters. She has 3 horses (Star, June Bug and Twister), 5 rescue dogs (Bear, Duke, Paige, Oso Pequeno and Spottie Ottie Dopalicious), one rescue cat (Cricket), a flock of Cochin hens, a bunny (Spyd) and a Red Eared Slider (Lincon).  She enjoys activities with her daughter's  4H horse club, hiking with her dogs and loves to trail ride with her family and friends. The newest members of her family are her twin sons born in September!!

Vivian Cimbal


Cassandra Wright R.V.T.  

Cassandra is a Registered Veterinary Technician (R.V.T.).  She earned her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology from CNM in 2015 and joined our team at Cottonwood Animal Clinic July 2015.  Her favorite aspects of work are patient care and preventative care.  When she is not working she enjoys cooking and any outdoor activities.  She and her husband have a Pit Bull mix named Lola who is very talkative and enjoys being a lap dog.  

Jessica Mainella

Erika Sandoval

Vanessa Soria

Our Client Care Representatives


Kari began at Cottonwood in June 2011. She loves all animals and owns three dogs; Sebastian, Muffin, Gidget and a cat, Klondike.  Kari is married and enjoys spending time with her family.  She is active in her church leading the children's ministry and serving her community in any way she can.

Brit Martin

Kelly McNeil

Pattie Taylor

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


September 28, 2019