Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Associate Veterinarian

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Dr. Bonnie Blake

Education: Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Hometown: Columbus, MS
Pets: 9 dogs, 22 cats, chickens, horses, and longhorn cattle
Dr. Bonnie graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. She has been with the clinic for 31 years and has enjoyed watching it grow. She loves interacting with the animals on a daily basis and providing outstanding care for your pets. When she’s not at work, she’s spending time with her husband Marvin Butler and her animals.

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Dr. Jennifer Willcutt-Benson

Education: Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Hometown: Greenwood Springs, MS
Pets: Squish (Corgi), Rascal (Pit/Lab mix), Kiffin (Hound mix), Jingle (Terrier mix), and her three cats Tater Tot, Lizzy, and Simone
Dr. Benson graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. She enjoys practicing general veterinary medicine and providing the best care possible for your animals. Along with her husband Brian, whom she’s been married to for 22 years, and her 15 year old son Avery, Dr. Benson shares her home with four dogs and three cats.

Kennel Assistant

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Brittany Page

Hometown: Hattiesburg, MS
Pets: Jangles Page (Dog), Pip & Tater (Cats) 
Brittany is a Hattiesburg native who came to Starkville, MS to attend Mississippi State University. After she finished college, she decided to relocate to Starkville permanently. She looks forward to giving the best care she can to your pets.

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Regina Parks

Hometown: Seguin, TX
Pets: Dogs: Sasha (Pit Bull Mix), Brindy (Plot Hound), Lucy (Boxer), Danika (Pitbull/Boxer), Callie (Jack Russell), Miska (Husky) / Cats: Little Bit, Wookie, Black Beard, Domino, and Tribble
Regina has been married for 13 years. She has two children: Stephen (27) and Samantha (25). Spent 6 years in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Hawaii on board USS Jason. She has 4 other siblings, most of who are in Texas. Her parents met when her dad was in the Air Force stationed in Great Britain.

Kennel Assistant / Vet Tech

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Marla Walls

Hometown: Anchorage, AK
Pets: Todd-Matthew (dog) & Jordon-Skyy (cat)Bio: Marla is an avid animal lover. When she isn't working and caring for our customers pets, she is normally relaxing at home with her fur babies.

Office Manager

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Merideth Doss

Hometown: West Point, MS
Pets: JLo (Fiest), Piper (Boxer), and Ms. Boots (Cat)
Merideth started working as a kennel assistant in 2009. She worked her way to receptionist while she finished her Business & Office Technology degree from EMCC online. When she is not at work, she is kept busy with her husband and two boys (ages 17 & 4).


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Debbie Croft

Hometown: Houston, MS
Pets: 4 dogs and 6 cats
Debbie graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Animal Science. She has worked at Boswell Animal Clinic for 6 years. She enjoys reading, fishing, and spending time with family, friends, and pets when she’s not at work.


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Dr. Cecil Boswell

Education: Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Hometown: Noxapater, MS
Dr. Boswell graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975 (Mississippi State University did not have a vet school then). He started out working with mostly large animals and now does surgery on small animals. When he’s not busy at the clinic, he enjoys flying his planes or rooting for the MSU Bulldogs.

Veterinary Technician

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Leif Carlisle

Hometown: Biloxi, MS
Pets: Diego (dog) & Mogli (cat)
Leif has worked at Boswell Animal Clinic since May 2011.

Boswell Animal Clinic

5405 US 45

Columbus, Mississippi, 39705

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Sunday Closed

Monday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Wednesday 7:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm