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 three daughters – Madison, Mya and Macy who are involved in basketball, dance and showing pigs.

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 in rural Keokuk, Iowa. Kelly enjoys traveling, cooking, and visiting her grandchildren.

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 on a cattle farm in Luray, Missouri with her husband David. She enjoys spending time with their children and grandchildren.

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 – Veterinary Assistant

Lexi Pezley joined the team in August of 2020 as a Veterinary Assistant and Groomer. Lexi assists the doctors with surgery prep, post-surgical monitoring, patient exams and farm calls. Lexi attended Central Lee Schools in southeast Iowa and got her grooming certificate from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2017. She also enjoys spending time with her many dogs, cats and horses.

Katie Baltisberger – Veterinary Assistant

Katie Baltisberger joined the Hancock Veterinary team in August of 2021 as a Groomer and Veterinary Assistant. Since graduating high school in 2020, she has continued to pursue her degree online in hopes of becoming a certified Veterinary Technician. Shortly before coming to us, Katie did a year of dog grooming in Burlington, Iowa. She currently lives in Carthage, Illinois with her boyfriend, Shandler, and her two cats, Rowen and Forrest.

Emma Hall – Veterinary Assistant

Emma joined our team in August 2022 as a Veterinary Assistant. Emma assists the doctors with surgery, post-surgical patient care, patient exams, and patient care. Emma also helps in the office scheduling appointments and invoicing. Emma attended school in Hamilton until she graduated in May of 2020. When she is not working, she enjoys shopping, traveling, and playing with her dog Cleo.

Sireena Ramirez – Groomer

Sireena joined our team in July 2022 as a Groomer. Sireena’s experience working with animals started in 2018, working as a dog bather. She went on to receive her grooming certificate in 2019. Sireena also helps in the office with invoicing and scheduling appointments. She worked as a pet stylist for a year in California before moving to Hamilton with her family. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her son, Noah, and her two dogs, Dutchess and JP, along with sculpting and reading.

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