(636) 239-5445
Washington Veterinary Clinic
5585 Hwy 100, Washington, MO 63090

Our Team


Dr. John R. Stoltz

Dr. John R. Stoltz attended the University of Missouri, Columbia from 1972 through 1979 where his undergraduate studies were in Biochemistry. He graduated from the University of Missouri Veterinary School in 1979. Shortly, thereafter he purchased the Washington Veterinary Clinic. He practices on livestock and pets. Dr. Stoltz's areas of special interest are orthopedic surgery, reproduction, and pathology. He regularly attends continuing education seminars. Also, since 9-11, his training includes disaster preparedness and response.

Dr. Stoltz and his wife, Sandy, have 6 children and 14 grandchildren. His other interests are shooting, especially handguns; hunting, camping, and almost anything outdoors.

Dr. Kinsey N. Holdmeyer

Dr. Kinsey N. Holdmeyer attended Southeast Missouri State University from 2012 to 2016 where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science with a minor in chemistry. She graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. While in veterinary school, she was a dedicated officer of the MU CVM Mule Team. Dr. Holdmeyer returned to work at Washington Veterinary Clinic as the Associate Veterinarian after shadowing here for 8 years. Her area of special interest is in equine medicine, although she enjoys working with all species. She regularly attends continuing education seminars.

Dr. Holdmeyer grew up in Washington and still happily resides here. She has a Golden Retriever named Spencer, a kitty named Tonks, and her favorite horse is named Kate. She regularly rides horses, loves to drive mules, is a horse racing enthusiast, likes reading & playing video games, and enjoys hunting and fishing.

Team Staff


Licensed Technician
Sara is a Licensed Technician, she started out cleaning cages in high school at another clinic and worked her way up. Altogether she has been practicing for almost 20 years now. She was born and raised outside of Eureka, Mo and graduated from Vet Tech Institute in 2013. Her pets include a Pug named Tank, Llewellyn Setter named Jolee, a sulcata tortoise named Turbo and a cat named Baby Titten. She is a certified weight coach for Purina and is very active with her own animals. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, watching horror movies and all outdoor activities with her longtime boyfriend Dave.


Office Manager
Stephanie was born and raised on a farm outside of New Haven, Mo. Her love for animals started at a young age with tending to pigs, cows, horses, chickens, dogs, and cats on the farm. She worked on a hog farm through high school and most of college. She now lives in New Haven with her husband Jorden and their daughters Rudy and Renly and their fur baby Jovie that they rescued in 2021. She graduated from Vet Tech Institute in 2015 and started working with Dr. Stoltz that same year. While not at work she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as hunting, fishing, four-wheeling and watching Netflix.


Becca was born and raised in Lonedell, MO and her passion for animals began as a young child. She worked for Purina in the Dairy Calf Research Barn while attending school at Midwest Institute. After graduating Midwest Institute in January 2021 she began working with Dr. Stoltz in April 2021 and has been part of the team ever since. Becca has two fur babies of her own, a lab mix named Coco and a 3-legged cat named Norman. When not at work Becca enjoys audiobooks, movies, adventures, and spending quality time with her friends and family.


Hannah was born and raised in St.Clair, MO. She always knew as a young kid she wanted to work with animals. She graduated at Midwest Institute in 2021 and got her associates degree in Occupational Science. She started working for Dr. Stoltz in 2023 and has loved it since. Her pets include a beagle named Remy and two cats named Bambi and Shadow. Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, being at the river, and relaxing at home with her furry friends.

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