WS Vets


The Willow Springs Animal Health Center, established in 1988 is conveniently located on Rail Road Drive and County Road 5640 (south of Hillbilly Junction). We have a regular office hours and and a doctor on call 24 hours a day. Dr. Clay Sampson, heads up this office. Our second office is located in Mountain View, Missouri with Dr. Joe Lewis at the helm there. Dr. Sampson and Dr. Lewis share on call duty.



About the Vets

image hereDr. Clay Sampson joined the Mountain View Animal Clinic in June of 2013. He is a Mizzou graduate from the Colllege of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Sampson is member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Missouri Medical Association, and Society for Theriogenology.

Dr. Sampson along with Spencer (his wife) welcomed a new baby Camden in July 2013. Although Dr. Sampson is originally from a small town he is especially enjoying the small town hospitality of this area. He grew up in a family of row crop farmers and in an agricultural environment. Even as a youngster he wanted to be a veterinarian and work with animals. He loves spending time outdoors in the Ozarks, especially with his family. However his passion is water sports, hunting and fishing. When not outdoors, he enjoys following the Mizzou football and basketball teams as well as the Kansas City Chief's.

Dr. Joe Lewis fills in on Dr. Sampson's days off. Joe graduated from veterinary school in 1971 and started his first animal clinic. Since starting his practice back in 1971 he he has been a member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), MVMA (Missouri Veterinarians Association, Academy of Veterinarian Consultants), Theriogenology, American Association of Bovine Practitioners and is a past board member of Missouri Veterinary Board.

Telephone number for poison control center:

If your pet has eaten a poisonous or potentially poisonous substance, call 1-800-548-2423. If you call us, we have to call them so we recommend that you eliminate the middle man. Be aware, there is a fee involved, but you will incur this fee in either case.