Meet the Team

  • Mr. Jason Wodohodsky

    Jason Wodohodsky is the proud father of Amelia, and husband of Dr. Wodohodsky. He has been a private pilot and an entrepreneur for 23 years. Jason is owner and manager of South Side Animal Clinic.  He owns his own vinyl graphic sign design business and enjoys farming and spending time with family.  Some of Jason hobbies are: flying, glass artistry, bee keeping and pottery. 

  • Beverly Hammond

    Beverly is a skilled Certified Nursing Assistant. She is also an amazing cook and takes great care of the South Side Animal Clinic team to make sure the staff is happy, healthy, and able to treat your pet to the best of their ability. Beverly has been a CNA off and on for 20 years and has been a Nanny for 25 years. She graduated Rhema Bible Training College in Broken Arrow Oklahoma. She is truly one of a kind and we are so thankful to have her here with us as one of the team.

  • Candy Greer

    Candy joined the team in April of 2021. She grew up on the South Side of Chicago and moved to Salem, Missouri when she was 16 years old. She received an Associates degree in Medical Billing and Coding, with many years as a Respiratory Therapist Assistant as well. When asked what she likes most about working at South Side Animal Clinic, her response was she loves being able to meet new clients and patients, and how every day is different-like shes not even really at 'work'. In her free time she loves spending time with her husband and many fur babies.

  • Courtney Byrd

    Courtney joined the team in July of 2022. She is originally from Springfield, Missouri. Courtney is a Veterinary Technician Assistant currently studying to become a Registered Veterinary Technician at Penn Foster. Courtney has 2 cats (Milo, and Venture) and 1 dog (Max). When asked what she likes about working at South Side Animal Clinic, her response was that she loves following a gentle approach in care to the animals and being a part of a team that practices in Holistic Veterinary Medicine as well. Courtney has always had a passion for Veterinary Medicine it began as a child, and in 2017 she worked at Wild Animal Safari putting her foot in the door in Animal Care, to now pursuing her dreams at South Side!

  • Pacey Hopwood

    Pacey joined the team in August of 2022. Pacey is a graduate of Midwest Technical Institute with her Associates degree in Animal Sciences, working towards her Registered Veterinary Technician Certification. Pacey has 3 dogs of her own (Rusty, Natty, and Blu) and also enjoys helping with her grandparents farm. Pacey has always had a passion for animals and the care they receive. Pacey loves the holistic approaches used at South Side Animal Clinic and physically being able to see the difference being made in doing so. Pacey loves spending her free time with her boyfriend, brother, and dog's. 

  • Marina Sutton

    Marina joined the team in September of 2022. Marina has always had a deep love for animals and learning anything she can about them. She enjoys being a member of the team here at South Side where she is able to learn a more holistic approach to animal care. Since she was a child, Marina has always wanted to work in the Veterinary field, and is so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of our team. Marina has 3 dogs (Chief, Denali, and Aspen) and 1 cat named 'Oreo' that she enjoys playing with in her free time.