Randall Schawang, DVM

Dr. Schawang graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in the prehistoric era; his diploma is carved in stone. He and his wife, Mindy, have four children. Jenna is a nurse in Omaha; Joe is the owner and operator of Dooms Day Diesel; Dawson attends Harvard University and is studying Economics and English; Hayden is at Benedictine College. He also has two grandchildren, Derek (7) and Kenzi (3).


Brittany Kovar, DVM

Dr. Brittany (Hilfiker) Kovar graduated from Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2022. She and her husband, Cody Kovar, are natives of the David City area, and always hoped to return and serve the community. Dr. Kovar graduated from Aquinas High School, then attended Kansas State College of Agriculture prior to starting veterinary school. She had worked with Bar S Vet prior to veterinary school and was excited to rejoin the team in May 2022 and begin working with many familiar faces again in her new veterinary role. Her passions include small and large animal medicine and soft and orthopedic surgery. She also loves mentoring and teaching youth excited about agriculture and veterinary medicine, and hopes to become more involved in local classrooms and FFA groups. Cody and Dr. Kovar have two dogs, Benny and Nika, and are anticipating the arrival of their first child in August 2022. She loves making genuine relationships with her clients and patients and looks forward to working with you and your families.


Janet Gray, Veterinary Technician

Janet is a veterinary assistant. She has been a team member at the clinic since April of 2016. She is originally from Idaho and had horses throughout her childhood. She received her associate degree from Brown Mackie College in Boise, Idaho. She lives in David City with her 3 daughters and 3 cats. She loves working cattle and being outside. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her daughters outside, watching movies and hanging out at home.


Vicky Samek, Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Erika Burritt, LVT

Erika is a licensed veterinary technician. She has been a team member in the clinic since September, 2021. She graduated for Northeast Community college with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. She lives in Osceola with her three dogs, Snookie, Jewels, and Jazz and her horse Poker. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and friends, playing with her animals, listening to music, and watching movies.


Hannah Murray, Veterinary Technician

Hannah is a veterinary technician. She is from North Bend and graduated from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. She has a dog named Koda that she adopted through school. When she’s not working, she loves to spend time with friends and family, going camping, and watching movies.


Tiana Koch

Tiana is a veterinary assistant. She has been a team member since August of 2020. Tiana is married to Austin, an Electrician for ABC Electric in Lincoln. They live in Wahoo, with their 2 dogs Curtis & Scott and a cat named Mack. She also volunteers her time at the SCLP Rescue in Wahoo (owned/operated by her mom). Tiana is planning to continue her education to pursue a technician degree in the near future. Tiana has several hobbies, but her favorites are spending time with her family, hunting, and going on road trips.


Ivy Schmid

Ivy is a student employee. She has been a team member at the clinic since August of 2018. You will see her around the clinic during summer and winter breaks. Ivy is originally from Bellwood, NE. She is a freshman at Kansas State University where she is majoring in Animal Science and Industry on a Pre-Veterinary track. Ivy plans on attending veterinary school at Kansas State with hopes of becoming a mixed animal veterinarian. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and her cat, rock climbing, and watching movies.


Caleb Brezina

Caleb is a student employee. He has been a team member at the clinic since August of 2017. Caleb grew up on a farm near Bellwood, NE. He has a dog named Sargent Major Hershey and countless barn cats. Caleb is currently a sophomore at Kansas State University studying Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Caleb plans on graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University and then contracting as a veterinarian in the Army Veterinary Corps. When he is not working, he loves playing basketball, working out, playing cards, and hanging out with friends.


Miranda Stearns

Miranda is a student employee. She has been a team member since June of 2018. She lives in Rising City and is a senior at David City High School. After graduation, she is planning on getting her Associates Degree in Vet Tech, at Northeast in Norfolk. Miranda has 4 of her own animals at home, Cooper a lab/pointer mix, Lucy a rat terrier, and 2 cats Stewie and Bella. When Miranda isn’t at the clinic, she loves camping with her family and friends, watching movies, and bowling with friends. She also enjoys any other activities that include the outdoors.