For after hours emergency care call: 309-647-6823

Our Staff


  • David L Hahn , DVM

    Dr. Hahn is co-owner of Spoon River Animal Clinic, P.C. He was born and raised in Sigourney, Iowa. He graduated in 1980 from Iowa State University. He has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in Canton since 1981. His interests are in small animal medicine and surgery, equine dentistry, and bovine production medicine and preventive programs. He lives in Canton with his wife Angie, and their extended family of 5 horses, 1 miniature horse, 1 donkey, 4 cats, and 5 dogs.
    They have 1 son and 2 daughters. They also have 2 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with friends and family and outdoor activities. He is also a big St. Louis Cardinal fan.

  • Sarah C Phipps , DVM

    Dr. Phipps was born and raised in the rural area around Hudson, IL. She is a 2007 graduate of the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been with our clinic since graduating. She is experienced in both small and large animals. She lives in the Canton area with her husband Kenny and 3 dogs. Dr. Phipps enjoys horseback riding and hiking, and is always willing to try new things.Vetsuite_Img_77292

  • Dr. Anthony Eaton , DVM

    Dr. Eaton graduated from the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine and has practiced for over twenty-five years at several clinics in the central Illinois area. He has treated small and large animals, zoo and emergency medicine. His special interest is in exotic animals. He lives with his wife Maureen and 2 dogs in Peoria, IL.Vetsuite_Img_77291

Technician Staff

  • Laura Howarter

    Laura has been with the clinic since October 1993.  She lives in the Canton area with her fiance Randy Garren and her variety of animals. She has 1 son, Zack.Vetsuite_Img_77527

  • Cara McKim , CVT

    Cara has worked at the clinic since May 2001. She graduated from Parkland College. She resides in Bushnell, IL. with her husband Shawn McKim, DVM, her son Ethan, daughter Reagan, and their 3 dogs. Cara is very active in her church and is involved with the church youth group.Vetsuite_Img_77702

  • Annetta Trone

    Annetta has been with us since November of 2007. She enjoys working with small, large, and exotic animals. Annetta lives in Norris, IL with her husband Scott and son Jacob. She also has 3 dog and 2 cats.Vetsuite_Img_77293

Reception Staff

  • Pat Markland

    Pat has worked at our clinic since February 1996. She lives in Canton. Her interests include spending time with her family, antique collecting, and crafting.Vetsuite_Img_77705

  • Heidi B Smart

    Heidi is a Canton native and has worked at the clinic since November 1994. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family. She lives in Canton with her daughter Zoe and son Ean. She also has 1 dog and 3 cats.Vetsuite_Img_77295

  • Mary Coulter

    Mary began working at our clinic in May 2002. She lives in Canton with her husband Mark, her son Beau, 2 dogs, and 1 cat. Mary has 2 sons, Brandon and Cory that also live in Canton. She is an avid crocheter and enjoys spending time with family and friends.Vetsuite_Img_77706

  • Cindy Holmes

    Cindy has been working at our clinic since September 2006. She lives with her husband Gary and 2 dogs in Hanna City, IL. She has 2 daughters, Rachel and Cara. She also has 4 grandchildren. She enjoys traveling with her husband on their Harley. Cindy also plays the Saxaphone.Vetsuite_Img_77526


  • Angie Hahn

    Angie is co-owner of Spoon River Animal Clinic, P.C. along with her husband Dr. David L. Hahn. She lives in Canton with her husband and extended family of animals. They have 1 son Josh, 2 daughters Erin and Alisha, and 2 grandchildren Trevor and Carley. She loves to spend time with friends and family. She enjoys camping very much. Angie oversees all operations at the clinic.Vetsuite_Img_77529

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