edEd Gilsleider, DVM
Dr. Ed Gilsleider is a 1982 graduate from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He and his wife, Lisa, moved to Claremore in May 1982, and have never left! They have raised all four of their children here and are now treasuring their time with grandchildren. There has never been anything else Dr Gilsleider has wanted to do but practice veterinary medicine. Dr. Gilsleider has have been practicing Veterinary Medicine for 35 years. Dr Ed and Lisa love Claremore, their church of 35 years, Destiny Life, and their family. Animal Medical Center has developed into a most unique practice, treating virtually every species of animal God has created, in a beautifully equipped hospital.

autumnAutumn Jarman, RVT

Autumn has worked at AMC since August 2009. She is a Registered Veterinary Technician after her training at TCC’s Veterinary Technology program. She enjoys horseback riding, hunting and fishing, and training dogs with her husband Jason.

Larry Russell, RVT

Larry is a 2015 graduate of TCC. He enjoys the outdoors, spending time with his wife and his 5 dogs.

beckyBecky Kruse

Becky was born & raised in OK and graduated from NEO A&M and OSU. She has since moved back from Johnson, KS where she worked in a veterinary hospital for 7 years. She is married with 2 sons and a daughter. They share their home with dogs, cats, guinea pigs, and fish. She enjoys watching her children participate in athletics and FFA events, reading, and watching OSU football & basketball. GO POKES!

jenniferJennifer Trafton

Jennifer is another excellent animal care technician. She grew up on a farm, loves the outdoors & spending time with her fiancé Jacob and daughter, Zara. She has three cats and one dog, Muffin, B, Gandalf and Kane.


Jessica is a 2017 graduate from the Veterinary Technology program at Crowder College in Neosho, MO. She interned at AMC in the summer of 2016 and moved to Claremore from Branson, MO. She enjoys reading, writing, being outdoors, and spending time with family, her cat- Elsa, dog- Eden, and horse- Raina.