Meet our Compassionate Team of Veterinary Professionals

Our veterinary heroes at Oak View are dedicated to providing the care your pet needs to live a happy and healthy life.

Our Doctors

Dr. Karen Sherman

Owner of Oak View Animal Clinic

Dr. Sherman was raised in Pineville, MO and received her Animal Science Degree at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine. She has lived in Pea Ridge since 1984 and has two Irish Wolfhounds named Lenny and Siobhan, a cat named Bizzee, as well as beef cattle.

Along with managing the business, Dr. Sherman is active in many local organizations, veterinary organizations, and has served as the President of the Arkansas Veterinary Medication Association Board. Her hobbies include swimming, walking her dogs, quilting, and helping people with personal needs.

Dr. Keturah Ollie-Hayes

Small Animal Veterinarian

Dr. Keturah was born and raised in Tchula, MS. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Tougaloo College in 2018 before going on to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University in 2022. Her interests include surgery, behavior, and gastrointestinal diseases.

While not at the clinic, Dr. Keturah enjoys reading, crafting, and going to museums. She can’t wait to experience all that beautiful NWA has to offer with her two dogs, Action and Prada

Dr. Pulliam


Dr. Pulliam was raised in Fort Smith, AR. She joined the Oak View family after graduating veterinary school in 2023.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology degree from the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests include surgery and working through internal medicine cases.
Dr. Pulliam enjoys spending time with her husband, Dalton, her Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Des, and her tortie cat named Kit. Her hobbies include kayaking, fishing, hiking, dining out, and visiting with family and friends.

Nurse/ Nurse Assistant Team

Courtney S.

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Courtney was born and raised in Garfield, Arkansas and currently resides in Anderson, Missouri with her husband Zach. She earned her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Crowder College in 2018 and has been part of the Oak View team since 2015. Her passion is patient care and client education. She feels her duty is to help clients learn the importance of vaccines and preventatives since her knowledge of such before working in the field was poor.

Emma H.

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Emma was raised in Southern California. We are so glad she joined oak View Animal Clinic as she has a passion for working with animals and making a difference in peoples lives. Emma has a dog named Luna and a cat named Bud. Emma likes to fish, paint, and go on hikes with with her dog.

Devon P.

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Devon was born and raised in the NWA area and joined Oak View Animal Clinic in January 2023. From a young age, she loved science and working with animals. She pursued her dream of doing both by getting a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the College of the Ozarks. She hopes to further her education in the field and become a veterinarian in the future. Her four-legged family consists of her awesome Yorkie mix named Tate-R-Tot. Devon enjoys spending her free time bowling, touring on motorcycles, and traveling abroad to explore other countries. Her recent adventures include trips to Italy and Australia where she toured Rome, Pompeii and The Austrian Alps.      

Terziha C.

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Terziha grew up in the local area of Garfield, AR.  She grew up around animals and currently has chickens, sheep, goats, pigs, dogs and a bearded dragon named Beanz. Terziha started with Oak View Animal Clinic with the hospitality team and has moved into the role of Veterinary Nurse Assistant. She enjoys fishing, painting, and working on vehicles.

Lori D.

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Lori was born and raised in Cassville, MO and currently resides in Seligman, MO. She joined the Oak View Animal Clinic team in May 2021 and enjoys the relationships she has developed over the years with the clients, patients, and her co-workers. She has a bachelor’s degree in general agriculture from Missouri State University and additional training and certification in Fear Free handling, CPR, and Bovine Artificial Insemination. Lori and her family have a chocolate lab named Goose, and two cats named Meow Meow and Pipper Kitty. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, her pets, and being outside as much as possible. In addition, she LOVES holiday activities and is a self-proclaimed home body.   

Animal Care Specialist Team

Christie C.

Lead Animal Care Specialist

Christie grew up in Norfolk, AR.  She  joined Oak View Animal Clinic in 2018. She leads our Hospitality Team with compassion for the pets in their care. Christy treats every boarding pet like she does her own, and creates special bonds with them and their owners. Christy has a cat, dogs, and horses. In her spare time she likes to paint, swim, fish, and float on the river.

Emily M.

Animal Care Specialist

Client Care Coordinators

Lily T.

Client Care Coordinator

Lily was born in Joplin, MO and grew up in Bentonville. She joined Oak View Animal Clinic in March 2023. She has always had a passion for working with and helping animals. In her role as a Client Care Coordinator, she combines that passion with skill as a communicator and connects clients and patients with the best veterinary care. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors with her two dogs, Chunk, a Pit Bull mix and Cujo, a Great Pyrenees Australian Shepherd mix. Her hobbies include playing volleyball, shopping, hammocking, watching tv, and snuggling Chunk.

Kaitlyn C.

Client Care Coordinator

Kaitlyn joined Oak View Animal Clinic in June 2023 after relocating to Arkansas from Northeast Oklahoma. She loves greeting our clients and their pets as they walk through the front door. Outside of work, Kaitlyn enjoys spending time with her two daughters and their mini-Golden Doodle, Walker. She also enjoys hiking, playing golf and reading.