Meet Our Veterinarians
Garrett Metcalf, DVM, DACVS- LA
Dr. Garrett Metcalf was born and raised in a small agriculture town in northern Oklahoma. He graduated from Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine 2011 and completed his equine internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital in 2012. Dr. Metcalf completed his equine surgery residency at Iowa State University in 2015 and then joined the newly formed Pine Ridge Equine Hospital.
Dr. Metcalf and his wife Kaci met in the same veterinary class at Oklahoma State University and shortly after graduation got married in Stillwater, OK. Dr. Metcalf resides in Glenpool, OK with his wife and sons. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, farming and working on projects. Dr. Metcalf professional interests include sports medicine/lameness, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, respiratory surgery and arthroscopic surgery.
Shelby Matz, DVM
Dr. Shelby Matz was born and raised in Basehor, Kansas and grew up riding hunter jumper horses. She attended Kansas State University and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 2008. She then attended Kansas State Veterinary School and graduated with her doctor of veterinary medicine in 2012. She completed a one year internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond, OK.
She joined Sapulpa Equine Hospital as an associate in June 2013. Her strong interest in integrated veterinary medicine has driven her to fulfill licensing in animal chiropractic and acupuncture. She graduated from One Health’s Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians in April 2014. She then graduated from Options for Animals, College of Animal Chiropractic in July 2014 as an IVCA Certified Animal Chiropractor. She thoroughly enjoys providing these modalities to her equine patients. In July 2016, she became a partner of Pine Ridge Equine Hospital. Her interests include chiropractic, acupuncture, lameness and sport horse medicine, as well as emergency medicine.
She married her college sweetheart, Jason Matz, and they have a busy family life with three kids. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and being at the lake with family and friends.
Dr Meagan Thomason, DVM
Dr. Meagan Thomason is from Douglas, Georgia where she grew up on her family’s farm and found a love for horses. She attended the University of Georgia for undergrad and veterinary school. She graduated with her doctorate of veterinary medicine in 2021. After graduation, she completed a one year internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond, OK. Then she spent a year at an equine ambulatory practice in Florida before making her way back to Oklahoma.
Her interests include emergency medicine, internal medicine, acupuncture, and sports medicine. In her free time, she enjoys camping, snowboarding, biking, and attending UGA football games (Go Dawgs!)
Kate Johansen, DVM
Dr. Kate Johansen was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her love for animals started at an early age and was fostered by her family’s many dogs, cats, and horses. She grew up riding and competing in hunter/jumper and combined training events. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology before attending the Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Upon graduation, she completed an equine internship in Boise, Idaho. She spent several years living and practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio, before returning to the Tulsa area to be closer to her family.
Dr. Johansen’s interests include dentistry, theriogenology, sports medicine and internal medicine. In her free time, Dr. Johansen enjoys running, attending concerts, and caring for her houseplants. She and her husband Eric love to spend time with their friends and family, and embarking on cruises whenever they can!
Karyn Labbe, DVM
Dr. Karyn Labbe was born and raised in Jay, Maine. She graduated from Michigan State University College of
Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Following graduation, she completed an imaging fellowship, spent time working on
eventing horses in Florida, and completed an internship at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists. She is currently
finishing her equine surgery residency at the University of Georgia. Her interests are lameness, imaging, and soft
tissue and orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Labbe got interested in endurance riding later on in life. She is a fan of Australian Shepherds, backcountry
skiing, and high-altitude hiking. She has one dog, an Aussie named Mattie.
Jonathan Pucket, DVM, MS, DACVO
Dr. Pucket has returned to Tulsa in 2017 after working at Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences since 2012. After graduating from OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and completing his internship there, Dr. Pucket headed to Manhattan, KS to finish his 3 year residency in Veterinary Ophthalmology and Masters degree at Kansas State University. Dr. Pucket's equine interests include intrastromal injection treatments for corneal abscesses, corneal grafting surgeries, and episcleral cyclosporine implants for treatment of equine recurrent uveitis.
Dr. Pucket is available for equine ophthalmology consultations at Pine Ridge Equine Hospital the second Thursday of every month. Emergency exams are possible Monday through Thursday as the schedule allows.
*By appointment only.
Erin Crawford, DVM *Locum Veterinarian*
Dr. Erin Crawford graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2000 with a degree in Biology and received her DVM from Colorado State University in 2006. Following graduation from CSU, she spent a year as an intern at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond, Oklahoma. After her internship, Dr. Crawford joined Sawtooth Equine Service, in Idaho. She practiced at Sawtooth Equine from 2007-2021. Dr. Crawford completed the Acupuncture for Veterinarians course at CSU and completed her International Veterinary Chiropractic Association certification in 2017.
After leaving traditional equine practice in 2022, North Fork Integrative Veterinary Care came into being. Dr. Crawford strives to treat the whole animal, incorporating acupuncture and chiropractic to provide the best care possible care. She has worked as a "traveling veterinarian" for the past couple years holding active licenses in Idaho, Washington, California, Montana, Wyoming, Arizona and Oklahoma. She is at Pine Ridge Equine during specfic weeks in 2023.
Veterinary Interns 2023-2024
Dr. Erin Huges (left) - Graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Madison Esker (right) - Graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Meet Our Veterinary Technicians & Assistants
Barn Support Staff
Martin O'Campo, Alfredo Barcenas, Jaime Barcenas, Ricky Rivera, Andray Barcenas