Veterinary Team

Teresa Bradley Bays, DVM, CVA, DABVP (ECM)

Teresa Bradley Bays, DVM, CVA, DABVP (ECM), CVMMP graduated from KSU School of Veterinary Medicine and is an ABVP Diplomate in Exotic Companion Mammals, as well as a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist and Certified Veterinary Medical Manipulation Practitioner (Animal Chiropractic). She is owner of Belton Animal Clinic and Exotic Care Center near Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

She has authored numerous articles on exotic animal medicine, several chapters for Veterinary Clinics of North America/Exotic Animal Practice, and is an international speaker. She is senior editor/coauthor of Exotic Pet Behavior – Birds, Reptiles and Small Mammals, and author of the behavior chapters in Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents, and Mader’s Reptile Medicine and Surgery. She is Past President of the ARAV and the Missouri Academy of Veterinary Practitioners, founder of the Pajamas for Foster Kids Program, recipient of the Outstanding Community Partner Award with Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association and the Kindest Kansas Citian Award. She is a Veterinarian for HELP Humane and has been involved in KC-CAN that is helping to stop the domestic violence cycle by educating people about the link between animal abuse and domestic violence as well as FRCCC helping homeless children.

Mother to 4, 2-legged and 2, 4-legged critters, she is helping to spread the word about Cystic Fibrosis in honor of her youngest daughter.

Krystal Miller, DVM

Dr. Krystal Miller was born and raised in Bellevue, NE. She attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2008. She went on to attend Kansas State University receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in May of 2013. After graduating, she moved to Sioux City, IA and began practicing at a small animal clinic. Dr. Miller loves investigating challenging cases and developing the veterinarian, client, patient relationship. Her areas of professional interest include dentistry, preventative care and internal medicine. She is currently a part of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association.

She enjoys spending time with her husband, Tanner, son, Easton and extended family at their home in Louisburg, KS. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies and baking.

Madeline Anderson, DVM

Dr. Madeline Anderson earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University in 2017. She also attended KSU for her Bachelor degree in Animal Science, and was admitted into the Early Admissions Program for Pre-Veterinary Scholars in 2010, allowing her to go to veterinary school after only three years of undergraduate study.

Her professional interests include exotic animal medicine and diagnostic imaging. Dr. Anderson is especially passionate about treating reptiles and amphibians, and enjoys educating first-time exotic pet owners on how to optimally care for their new pet. Dr. Anderson is currently working towards expanding her skills by becoming board certified in Reptile and Amphibian Practice, as well as Exotic Companion Mammal Practice. She is a member of the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, and American Veterinary Medical Association.

In her free time, Dr. Anderson likes to play board games and try new restaurants with family and friends. At home, Dr. Anderson has a standard ball python named Hobart, or Hobo for short. He is her first pet and now a happy and healthy 7 year old. She credits Hobo as being the start of her love for exotic animals and collection of reptiles. She also has crested Geckos, Starbuck and Ianto.

Kendell Cowell, DVM

Dr. Kendell Cowell is an Associate Veterinarian at Belton Animal Clinic and Exotic Care Center. She attended Southeast Missouri State University for her undergrad, and went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University in 2020. She is certified in Small Animal Acupuncture from the Chi Institute, and her areas of professional interest include avian, wildlife, behavioral, and holistic medicine.
Growing up near wildlife, Dr. Cowell said she was inspired to become a veterinarian after learning more about animals and how to improve their lives. Now, she loves to heal pets and educate their owners so that they may have the best quality of life possible. She says the best part of being a veterinarian is getting to know families and the pets that are a part of them. Her role allows her to educate and help pet parents get to know their fur-babies so they can live their best lives!
Growing up in a small town outside of Saint Louis, Missouri, she currently resides in Raymore, Missouri with her fiancé, Scott, and several unique fun cats. When Dr. Cowell is not practicing high quality veterinary medicine, she enjoys reading, playing video games, and spending time with her family.

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