Dr. Greggory Earl Evans, DVM, Medical Director

Greggory Earl Evans, DVM is originally from northwest Arkansas where he attended the University of Arkansas for pre-veterinary studies, then graduated Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine. He chose veterinary medicine because of his passion to help furry friends and the people who care for them.  Going to work does not seem like a job to be but more of a purpose for life for Dr. Evans. “I feel very fortunate to love my career!” He says he wants to continue practicing medicine and assisting others in their time of need. Dr. Evans enjoys triathlon and outdoor activities and aspires to complete a 100-mile trail race within the next couple years.

Dr. Jana Doege, DVM

Jana Doege, DVM is a Fayetteville, AR native who joined New Hope Animal Hospital in 2017. She graduated from LSU with a Bachelors of Animal Science and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After spending seven years in Baton Rouge for school, she moved to Georgia for a post-graduate large animal internship at UGA. From there she took a job outside of Pittsburgh, PA at a mixed animal and emergency practice. In 2011 she moved into a small animal exclusive practice. While in PA she met her husband, Stephen, playing Ultimate Frisbee. She has two young girls, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. She loves to do most things outdoors, including gardening, raising chickens and other farm animals, hiking and camping.

Front Office

Angie Swanepoel

Customer Care Specialist

Angie Swanepoel is a Customer Care Specialist and has been at New Hope Animal Hospital since 2018. Angie is a Rogers native who grew up loving animals for their entertaining personalities and playful souls. Working with animals and keeping them happy and healthy is very rewarding for her. When not at the hospital, you can find Angie gardening, coloring, reading and spending valuable time with family and friends.

Tiffany Delgado

Customer Care Specialist

Joining us in March of 2019, Tiffany is one of our Customer Care Specialists. Originally from Rogers, Tiffany enjoys shopping, cooking and spending time with her babies when she’s not with us! She says I enjoy working with animals because they are so sweet and cute.


Cid Herlein

Practice Manager

Cid Herlein is New Hope Animal Hospital’s Floor Manager as well as Inventory Manager. Cid has been with New Hope since 2015 but has been working in the veterinary field since he began volunteering in 2005. Cid is originally from Hardy and attended Arkansas State to receive a Bachelors in Animal Science.

Cid values being able to advocate for patients especially because they cannot tell us what is wrong. Cid is proud to be working at one of the only 900+ hospitals across the county to be AAHA certified. When not at the hospital, Cid is spending time outdoors with family enjoying activities such as canoeing and exercising.

Kayla Thompson

Tech Lead/Inventory Associate

Kayla is a Veterinary Assistant and has worked at New Hope since October of 2017. She has her Bachelors in Animal Science from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville. Her favorite part of being a Veterinary Assistant is that every day is different, every animal is uniquely special and she finds she has a calling to advocate for the animals who cannot do so for themselves. Kayla is originally from Springdale, AR, and when not at the hospital she can be found running or horseback riding. She is also creative and enjoys painting and sewing.

Heather Blain

Veterinary Assistant

Heather Blain has worked in the veterinary field since 1997. She began setting up vaccines and exam rooms for patient visits. Over time, her on-the-job training has afforded her positions as veterinary assistant and customer service representative. She has worked in day practices and emergency clinics alike, both in California and in Arkansas. In 2011, Heather graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology though her true passion remains in the animal world. She has a 13 year old daughter and a 7 year old son. In her free time, she enjoys painting and spending time with family and friends.

Jennifer Kirk

Veterinary Assistant

Originally from Rogers, Jennifer joined us in October of 2018 as a Veterinary Assistant. Jennifer has been in the field since 2015 and says I enjoy working with animals because they can’t speak up for themselves or tell us what’s wrong and require people to advocate for them and be able to understand what their body languages and reactions mean and how to best help them. When Jennifer isn’t with us find her canoeing or hiking with her boyfriend and dogs, filling up her passport by traveling or trying out new recipes.

Laney Wiles

Veterinary Assistant

New Hope Animal Hospital excitedly welcomes Laney Wiles back as a Veterinary Assistant. Laney worked for New Hope Animal Hospital back in 2018 and rejoined the team in August 2020. Laney is originally from North Central Arkansas, is currently attending the University of Arkansas and has worked in the veterinary field since 2018. When she is not studying, she spends her time on animal advocacy.