Dr. Matt Bechtel is a 2002 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri. He is very excited to be joining the Fox Creek Veterinary Hospital team. Dr. Bechtel has 15 years of experience in all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, including pocket pets such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and sugar gliders, with a special interest in internal medicine and dentistry. Dr. Bechtel lives in Wildwood with his wife Jayme, daughter Olivia, son Jason, and their mini-zoo including two dogs, Gracie and Oliver, five cats, Haley, Larry, Rosie, Ralph and Linus, many freshwater fish, two hermit crabs, and a sugar glider named Kevin. He is a huge sports fan (especially Mizzou football/basketball, the Cardinals and the Blues). He enjoys spending time with his family and sharing his love of animals with his kids.