Meet the Doctors
Lisa M. Tokach is a veterinary clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital, PA. She specializes in swine population medicine. Dr. Tokach is also the personnel director for AAHPA and is also serving as the President of Kansas Swine Alliance, Inc.
She received her doctorate at the University of Minnesota. In 2001, she was appointed as a diplomate in swine health management to the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners which was renewed in 2011.
Dr. Tokach is licensed in the states of Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. She is a member of the American Association of Swine Practitioners, American Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Pork Producers Council, Association of Psychological Type, and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. In 2008, Dr. Tokach received the Swine Practitioner of the Year from the American Association of Swine Practitioners and in 2012 she was honored with the Leman Science in Practice Award.
In her spare time, Dr. Tokach enjoys backpacking, beekeeping, horseback riding and working on solutions to solve world hunger.
Dr. Jon Gose is a practicing veterinarian and part owner of Abilene Animal Hospital. His special interest is small animal orthopedic and soft tissue surgery and dentistry. He has received advanced training in orthopedic surgery and is certified to perform the TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) and the CBLO (Cora Based Leveling Osteotomy) in order to repair cranial cruciate ligament injuries. He has training from the Colorado Pet Dental Training Center and the Animal Dental Training Center in Baltimore, MD in order to perform advanced oral surgery and dentistry.
Dr. Gose received his bachelor's degree in Biology from Kansas State University after serving for four years in the United Stated Marine Corps. He then graduated from KSU with his doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2003. He and his wife, Mitzi, returned to their wonderful hometown of Abilene to be close to family and to raise their three children, Keegun, Mika and Aiden.
Megan L. Potter, DVM, PhD is currently a veterinary clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital, PA. She specializes in swine research and herd health management.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree as well as her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Purdue University. Dr. Potter earned her doctorate of philosophy degree from Kansas State University in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology. The focus of her doctoral research was on the effect of circovirus vaccination on the immune response, viral load, and growth performance of pigs under field conditions.
Dr. Potter is licensed in the states of Kansas, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, and American Society of Animal Science.
She enjoys her time away from the office with her furry friends at home and loves being outside and in the garden.
Becky J Rankin is a clinician in general practice and is part owner at Abilene Animal Hospital. She received her Bachelor of Animal Science degree as well as her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. Becky has worked in rural mixed animal practice since graduating veterinary school in 2011. Dr. Rankin enjoys working with animals of all sizes and is happy to be back working in her hometown of Abilene, Kansas.
Dr. Rankin is licensed in the state of Kansas. She is currently a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
She enjoys running and spending time with her family.
Trevor A. Martin is a practicing veterinarian at Abilene Animal Hospital P.A. He specializes in swine population medicine. Dr. Martin grew up in Nebraska before moving to Long Island, KS before his junior year of high school. He attended Colby Community College and then Kansas State University for his Bachelor of Science degree. He followed with a DVM from Kansas State University in 2009. After graduation he practiced in northwest Iowa in a mixed animal practice working predominantly in swine before joining Abilene Animal Hospital in 2018. Dr. Martin is licensed in the states of Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Swine Veterinarians.
Dr. Martin loves small town life in Abilene with his wife Rachel, their son Cash, their daughter Molly, and their Yorkshire Terrier, Max. They are happy to be back in Kansas and closer to family. In his time away from work Dr. Martin enjoys sports, hunting, fishing, and, of course, Nebraska football!
Emily K. Murray is currently a veterinary clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital, PA. She specializes in cow/calf and production medicine. Dr. Murray grew up raising and showing beef cattle, goats, and hogs in her native state of Virginia. She received both her Bachelor of Science degree, and Bachelor of Animal and Poultry Science degrees at Virginia Tech in 2010. Her doctorate was also earned at the Virginia- Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in 2016. Dr. Emily has been working in rural mixed practice in the state of Kansas since graduation.
Dr. Murray is licensed in both Kansas and Nebraska. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, The Society for Theriogenology, and the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA). In her spare time, Dr. Emily enjoys fishing, hiking, trail riding, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Taylor Crandall is a veterinary clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital. She received her Associates of Science Degree from Cloud County Community College and her Bachelor of Animal Science Degree from Kansas State University. Dr. Crandall graduated veterinary school from Kansas State in 2018 and has since been a rural mixed animal practitioner. She enjoys working on small animals and livestock species, but her passion is small animal internal medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Crandall enjoys being outdoors and spending time with pet, friends, and family.