Meet the Team

Dr. Sandy Jernigan

Dr. Sandy Jernigan is an Arkansas native from Alma. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith before pursuing her veterinary degree from Oklahoma State University. Her special interests within the medical profession include surgery, digital imaging, and client communication. She and her husband moved back to Arkansas after graduation with her two sassy cats, Abby and Toby, and her lovable golden, Piper. When not at the clinic, she enjoys kayaking, fishing, painting, horseback riding, reading books, and playing games with her family. She loves the color green, has a secret fascination with manatees, and loves her work family at Rose.

Veterinarian’s Oath

Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.

Dr. Emily Warman

Dr. Emily Warman joined our staff in July 2018. She grew up in Alabaster, Alabama with her parents and two younger sisters. She graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology prior to obtaining her veterinary degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (War Eagle!). Her special interests include oncology, dermatology, and avian medicine. Dr. Warman is a lifetime Girl Scout and loves backpacking, kayaking, hiking, and art. She lives with her Labrador mix, Sable, and is excited to become part of our Rose Animal Clinic Team.

Kari A.

Medical Team Lead
Kari joined our staff in 2015. She is originally from Greenland Arkansas but now resides in Lincoln. In her spare time she enjoys camping and fishing with her husband Damian. Kari also loves art and painting. We count on her creativeness here at the clinic. Her inspirational messages and artwork inspire all of us on a daily basis. If there is music playing she is singing or dancing along with it. We love the positive inspiration she brings to our clinic.

Abby H.

Tech Assistant/Kennel Technician
Abby joined us in November of 2019, and she has fit in perfectly with the team culture here at Rose Animal Clinic. Abby balances two roles: you’ll see her in our boarding facility as well as performing pet examinations and more! Born and raised in Northwest Arkansas, she attended Arkansas Tech where she obtained her Environmental Science degree, she is currently enrolled at NWACC. She has always had an interest in caring for animals and loves getting to interact with them daily, it’s what she enjoys most about the job! When she’s not at RAC she enjoys going on hikes and walks through NWA with friends, painting, and drawing, and looks forward to being able to volunteer at local shelters again soon!

Tiffany K.

Veterinary Assistant

Tiffany joined our staff in 2015. She has worked very hard and has become an asset in many different areas of the clinic. In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys hiking, being on the water, and spending time with her friends and family.

Aspen M.

Veterinary Assistant

Aspen has been with us for about a year now. She is newly married and loves her job as an assistant here at Rose.

Lejend S.

Veterinary Assistant

Lejend is our newest assistant here at Rose Animal Clinic!

Beverly B.

Client Care Services Team Lead

Beverly joined our team in August of 2017. She hails from Missouri and is a proud mother of 4 and grandmother (aka Mimi) of 11! She has a small ranch in Missouri where she and her husband have cattle, horse’s chickens, and her 5 dogs and 2 cats! Busy Lady! She is very outgoing, perfect for our reception desk. Outdoors is where she feels most at home, kayaking, horseback riding, four-wheeling, camping, and fishing. Bev is always willing to help and hear a story about your fur kids!

Nick H.

Client Care Services

Nick is always ready to greet our clients with a warm smile.


Pet Hotel Manager
Stephanie joined us in May of 2020. She has been a wonderful addition to our team! She manages our boarding facility and makes sure that each and every guest has ample one on one love and attention. Stephanie is working hard to upgrade many of our pet hotel features to try to capture an experience that makes our guests feel like they are right at home.