Ashton Daniels

Kennel Technician

Ashton is from Agency MO, he will graduate from Mid Buchanan High School in 2024. Ashton
has shown sheep competitively since he was little and has always loved taking care of
animals. In his free time he likes to ride dirt bikes and play with his miniature schnauzer LuLu.
When he graduated he plans on attending Perdue to earn his Vet Tech degree specializing in a field yet to be decided.

Kiera Lamson

Kennel Technician

Keira grew up in Ottawa KS until 2020 when she moved to Smithville MO where she currently resides. Keira has always been passionate for animals and especially horses. She has volunteered at 2 therapeutic riding centers where she has gained years of hands-on experience. In Keira’s free-time, she enjoys walking her two dogs, riding horses, and exercising. Keira graduated from Smithville High in 2024 and she plans to go to Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City in the fall of 2024 to work towards becoming a Veterinarian.

Kara Haney


Kara grew up in Topeka, Kansas with three sisters and a variety of family pets ranging from Guinea pigs to Arabian horses! She currently lives in Smithville with two horses: Painted Daisy and Disco Diva, three cats; Tiger Lily, Doppler Radar and Fostoria, one mini doxie named Lina Lucy and her husband Doug! Kara has had a love for taking care of animals ever since she can remember.

Kara comes from a background in Property Management, helping people find the perfect place to call home. In 2020, she decided to make a career change and combine her enthusiasm and love for helping both people and animals. Kara joined the Jackson Animal Clinic team in August of 2023 and is thrilled, as she has been a long time client!

She enjoys spending time outdoors, riding her horse on the trail, four wheeling, planting flowers, being on the lake and enjoying time spent laughing with family and friends.