Dr. Campbell started working at his hometown veterinarian’s when he was 11 years old, cleaning and doing kennel work. He worked there through high school. Graduating in 1971, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After marrying Carolyn in 1974, they moved back to their home town in 1976, and Dr.C started college at WSU in 1978.
While attending Wright State, he worked at the veterinary clinic in Huber Heights and became a licensed Animal Health Technician in 1979. His love of animals and attraction to science and medicine resulted in taking pre-vet courses as an undergrad. In the fall of 1980, Dr. C transferred to the Ohio State University, double majoring in animal science and zoology/herpatology. In January 1980, Christy Lynn, Dr. C’s oldest daughter was born, and he was accepted into the Veterinary College- what a great year with many blessings! Dr. C. and Carolyn’s second daughter, Amy Leigh, arrived while Dr. C was a sophomore. He graduated The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in June 1984. The family moved to Springfield that same year and Kelly Renee was born during his first year of practice. After two years in a partnership, Dr. C. opened Veterinary Services of Springfield in July 1986.
Dr. Campbell stayed in the Army National Guard/Reserve and was commissioned into the US Army Veterinary Corps as a 1st Lieutenant in 1985. Promoted to Captain in 1988, and after several alerts for small military actions, he was called to extended active duty in 1990 in support of Desert Storm. Dr. C commanded the 432nd Veterinary Medical Laboratory. After a 9 month tour, he was released from active duty and back in his practice in 1991. Dr. C. retired from the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, as a Major, in 1996.
Dr. C. attends church at South Gate Baptist, loves off-road racing, is a Team RFC chaplain and enjoys playing bluegrass (at least trying to play bluegrass) on his 5-string banjo. He has 3 daughters, 9 grandkids.
Heather has been working at VSOS office since July 2008. Heather was homeschooled through high school. Heather was married to her husband Ben in 2011. Their family added 2 new members in 2018, they had twins! A cat named Sammy shares their home. Heather loves exciting activities including riding rollercoasters and sky diving.
Heather is the office manager, but you will see her working in just about every area of the office. Her goal is to make sure that everything is available and ready for the staff to serve yours and your pets’ needs! A smooth-running day is her greatest accomplishment. She loves working with the staff, the clients and all their pets.
Alaina began working for VSOS in January 2013. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s in Animal Sciences.
Alaina continued her education at Columbus State University receiving an Associates in Veterinary Science. She has a daughter and a black and white cat named Oreo.
Alaina additionally manages our Radiology department. She and her husband stay pretty busy enjoying their little one and she spends her free time, baking and being outdoors.
Bailey has been working for VSOS since September 2014. She works as a Veterinary Assistant in our office. Bailey graduated from Northeastern in the spring of 2014. Bailey is a great event planner; helping us with our Bluegrass Festivals. She is currently in an associate’s degree program, working towards her license as a Registered Veterinary Technician.
Bailey has always been an animal lover and was involved in both FFA and 4-H while in high school. Bailey lives on a farm where she raises and shows goats. Bailey specializes in Boer Goats and sells kids to 4-H participants. She stays very busy between home and work! Bailey enjoys spending time with her dog, Uriah. You will often see him at some of the events we support.
Shalini started working for VSOS in April 2016. You’ll see Shalini mostly at the front desk but also, as a Veterinary assistant in and around the exam rooms. Shalini graduated from Northwestern in 2008. Shalini and has an RN degree.
Shalini is originally from Fiji and moved to Ohio in 2004. Shalini and her parents became a proud citizen of the United States while she was in college. She was recently married, in Fiji. And along with her husband Bill have a dog named Leo and likes to spend a lot of time with him, especially playing outside! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, and cooking.
Stacy has been working at VSOS since October of 2016. She is one of our main receptionists. If you have ever been to us for an appointment, we can almost guess you have been checked out or in by Stacy!
Stacy loves her family first! She enjoys the outdoors and all forms of animals. Stacy has been a 4-H advisor for over 28 years! She also works fulltime as a master barber/stylist and graduated from The Ohio State Barber College in 1993.
Bayli (yes, there’s ANOTHER one!) began working for VSOS in June of 2019. Bayli works at VSOS as a receptionist. Growing up, Bayli would have told you she would be a Vet one day, but her love for serving people eventually lead her to a social work degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, as well as an Ohio licensure for her LSW. While her career path took a different turn, her love for animals stayed the same. Bayli enjoys combining her love for animals with her social work background to best serve the needs of our patients and their families.
In their free time, Bayli and her husband enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors with their dog Presley. Bayli also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as volunteering at local non-profits around the Springfield area.