Hancock Veterinary Clinic

Doctors & Staff

Brigit Hollis DVM

Brigit Hollis grew up on a farm near Galesburg, IL. She attended the University of Illinois to study Animal Science. In 1997, she graduated from the U of I College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Hollis and her husband, Dr. Bill Hollis, moved to Hamilton to practice with Dr Steve Renard at the Hancock Veterinary Clinic. In the 20 plus years since, she has seen many changes and growth in veterinary medicine. She has enjoyed developing and maintaining long term relationships with clients and patients. Dr. Hollis has 2 teenagers at home, Bailey and Ben. Her spare time is spent at their extracurricular activities, her horses and flowers.

Maggie Harrell DVM

Dr. Maggie Harrell grew up in Donnellson, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She has been practicing with Hancock Veterinary Clinic since October of 2012. She specializes in bovine medicine/herd health, dermatology, and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Harrell currently resides in Burnside, IL with her husband Michael Harrell. Outside of practice, Dr. Harrell enjoys raising cattle, attending cattle shows, watching the Iowa State Cyclones, and spending time with family. Her family currently has 100 head of Angus/Simmental/Hereford cattle, horses, barn cats, and a donkey. They also are busy raising two daughters – Madison and Mya who are involved in dance and are building interest in showing livestock.

Seely Sayre DVM

Dr. Seely Sayre grew up on a cattle and grain farm near Arenzville, IL. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Prior to veterinary school, Seely completed an Associate’s degree from Lincoln Land Community College and a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She enjoys the challenges that mixed animal practice presents, and her strongest interest includes large animal medicine, particularly bovine medicine/herd health. In her spare time, Dr. Sayre enjoys attending cattle shows, traveling, and spending time with her family and her dog, Dakota.

Kelly Neuendorf – Practice Manager

Kelly joined Hancock Veterinary Clinic in 1993. Kelly has worked as a groomer and vet assistant over the years and has served as the Practice Manager for the last twenty years. Kelly lives with her husband, Mark, and their dog, Poppy, in rural Keokuk, Iowa. They have two grown children and a grandson. Kelly enjoys traveling, cooking, and entertaining family and friends.

Morgan McDonald – Veterinary Assistant

Morgan joined the Hancock Veterinary team in December of 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. She grew up in Basco, Illinois, on the family’s cattle farm. Morgan helps with medical and surgical procedures, farm calls, office work, and assisting the doctors as needed. She enjoys working with animals and learning new things every day. Morgan resides in Augusta, Illinois, with her boyfriend, Austin, her French bulldog, Frenchie and the newest member of the family, their daughter, RayLee who was born in May of 2018.

Maddie Huls – Veterinary Assistant

Maddie joined the Hancock Veterinary team in September of 2017. She assists the doctors with surgery, patient exams, farm calls, and patient care. Maddie also assists in the office with invoicing and scheduling. Maddie lives with her husband Cody and daughter, Lennox, in Basco, Illinois. She enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, riding horses, and playing with her two dogs, Bandit and Bobby.

Sarah Roach – Senior Veterinary Assistant

Sarah has been with Hancock Veterinary Clinic since September of 2011. Sarah serves as the Senior Assistant. She assists the doctors with surgery prep, post-surgical monitoring, patient exams, farm calls, and helps train the staff. Sarah also works in the office doing scheduling, invoicing, and inventory control. Sarah lives in Keokuk, and enjoys activities with her five children and her grandson.

Abby Erxleben – Veterinary Assistant

Abby joined the team as a Veterinary Assistant in January of 2017. Abby assists the doctors with surgery, post-surgical patient care, patient exams, farm calls, and splits her time between both of the clinics. Abby works in the office also, invoicing and scheduling. Abby lives in Montrose, Iowa and enjoys gardening and playing with her three children, dog and cat.

Megan Dickerson – Veterinary Assistant

Megan joined our team in May of 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. Megan assists the doctors with surgery, post-surgical patient care, patient exams, farm calls and patient care. Megan lives outside of Carthage, Illinois with her husband Sean and two boys, Braxton and Bryson.  She likes to spend time kayaking, fishing and hunting with her family. She also enjoys her little hobby farm that consists of goats, chickens, ducks and a turkey.

Lexi Pezley – Groomer/Kennel Assistant

Lexi Pezley joined the team in August of 2020 as Groomer/Kennel Assistant. Lexi attended Central Lee Schools in southeast Iowa and got her grooming certificate from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2017. Lexi’s breeding kennel, Country Time Kennels, keeps her very busy. She also enjoys spending time with her horses Bella and Finn.

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