Veterinarians in Oxford, MS
Meet Our Veterinarians
Dr. Lachlan McQueen
Dr. Lachlan McQueen was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from The University of Melbourne in 2014. He began his veterinary career as an emergency veterinarian in Australia then moved to America to complete a Small Animal Internship at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Following this, Dr. McQueen moved to New Orleans, where he spent a year and a half working at a small animal practice. Throughout his career, Dr. McQueen has developed a keen interest in the fields of ultrasonography, cardiology, and emergency medicine.
Dr. Kelsey Hanson
Dr. Kelsey Hanson is originally from New Orleans. She attended Veterinary School at Louisiana State University, from where she graduated in 2015. Dr. Hanson spent her first year as a veterinarian in Oxford at Crossroads before returning home to Louisiana. She was sad to leave Oxford after forming so many rewarding connections with the pets and clients at Crossroads. After spending a year in Louisiana gaining valuable experience in medicine and surgery, she was delighted to return to the hospital at which she first began her veterinary career.
Dr. Harry Fyke
Harry Fyke brings to Crossroads Animal Hospital a diverse world of experience in fields of science and research, as well as close family ties to the community and a devoted following of Oxford pet owners. Dr. Fyke received an associate degree in Applied Science and Marine Technology from Santa Barbara City College and worked as part of the United States Antarctic Research Program, combining diving experience with environmental research. After graduating Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Microbiology from Mississippi State University, Dr. Fyke went on to receive his doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine. While at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine he served as secretary/treasurer of his class for two years, and received the Mississippi State Kennel Club Scholarship and American Veterinary Medical Association Auxiliary Award. Dr. Fyke worked in a highly successful clinic in Tupelo before returning to his Oxford roots: his grandmother, the late Mrs. J.P. Sisk was a life-long resident of Oxford and many of Dr. Fyke's family members reside here. Practicing in Oxford since 1997, Dr. Fyke has developed an extensive and devoted clientele.
Dr. Kathy Kvam
Kathy Kvam brings an amazing 30 years of experience practicing small animal medicine, dentistry, and surgery to Crossroads Animal Hospital. How time flies.
Originally from Sioux City, Iowa, Dr. Kvam received her undergraduate training at Harvard University, graduating with a degree in Biological Anthropology. She went on to
receive her doctorate degree from Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating first in her class.
Dr. Kvam worked in Madison, Mississippi and Austin, Texas before arriving in Oxford in 1996. She has found a home here, enjoying all the wonderful opportunities this town has
to offer. A member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, for over a decade she has traveled to Honduras with a medical mission providing care to the animals of San Joaquin. She has
also volunteered her surgical skills to spay/neuter clinics in Belize and the Dominican Republic.
After 30 years, Dr. Kvam is grateful to report that she still loves her career choice.
Dr. Whitney Rayner
An Oxford native, Dr. Rayner and her family have been an integral part of the fabric of the community for over 40 years.
Dr. Rayner graduated from Oxford High School and then went on to earned a degree in Economics with a business minor from Vanderbilt University. After deciding to get her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, she attended Montana State University and Ole Miss to obtain all of her pre-requisite work. She attended Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1998. Starting out as a mixed animal practitioner, she went on to practice exclusively Equine medicine, finally ending up in the Small Animal field.
Dr. Rayner lives on a farm with her husband Kip Crawford and their twenty-four children (two dogs, six cats, five horses, ten chickens, and two goats). She loves all aspects of being a veterinarian but especially enjoys building relationships with her clients and their pets. Her motto is “Do what you love, Love what you do!”