Meet our doctors


Dr. Melanie Prewett

Dr. Prewett is a 2003 graduate of Oklahoma State University
school of veterinary medicine and a 1999 summa cum laude
graduate of Wilkes University.       Dr. Prewett joined the
practice in 2003.  

Dr. Michael Prewett

Dr. Prewett is a 2001 graduate of Oklahoma State university
school of veterinary medicine and a 1997 Animal Science
graduate of Oklahoma State University. He joined the practice in
2006.  

Dr. David Blount

Dr. Blount graduated from Oklahoma State University school of
veterinary medicine in 1980 and started practicing in Ft. Smith,
AR with Dr. Ray Burd here at Rogers Ave. Animal Clinic.

Dr. Lori Hardin

Dr. Hardin is a 1994 graduate of Oklahoma State University
school of veterinary medicine and a 1985 graduate of Southern
Methodist University. Dr Hardin has been practicing with us at
Rogers Avenue since 2003
About Us
Sheila is about to
take a radiograph.
Dr. Hardin is conducting a phone consultation.
Some of our wonderful patients.
Dr. Blount with Skeet
Dr. Melanie Prewett
Dr. Michael Prewett is
examining a patient
Meet our courteous staff of RAAC



Natalie Sterling, Receptionist

Natalie has been employed as a receptionist at our office since
2001.  She and her husband Jake have two beautiful
daughters, Emma and Ava.  She is also the proud parent of a
Golden Retriever, Hudson


Madhi Grace, Receptionist

Madhi joined the team at RAAC in 2008 after relocating here
from her home state of Georgia.  She started her veterinary
employment in 2005.  She is joined in her home by her
husband Porter, a playful boxer Roxie and a rescue cat, Mitzi.

Sheila Fender, Veterinary Assistant

Sheila has been an assistant at RAAC since 1996.  She is
married to Mark and has two daughters and a grandson, Tyler.  
She is joined in her home by three dogs, three cats and
multiple fish both indoor and out.

Briana Carrillo, Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Briana has been with us since Feb of 2015. She is the proud
parent of Mia and Thor.  She also enjoys playing softball and
spending time with family.  

Chasity Soap,Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Chasity has been with RAAC since 2017. She is currently
attending Carl Albert State College pursuing her degree.




Sallisaw Animal Hospital Staff:

Desiree Pearson, Receptionist
Desiree has been with us since 2002. She is originally form
Arizona and moved to Oklahoma in 1992. Desiree enjoys
spending her free time at the lake and with her family.


Davona Gonzalez, Veterinary Assistant

Davona has been with us since 2017 when she moved to the
area form Idaho. She has worked in several veterinary
practices and brings her knowledge and compassion to our
Fort Smith and Sallisaw offices.  





Desiree and Nicky at the Sallisaw office.
Addie is giving Shelia a hug
'Oprah' Baker
'Bailey' Wight
'Bucky' Malinowski
'Bella' Brown
'Sophie'Wight
'Mitzi' Grace
The Henson Family Pets
Briana is setting up an appointment.