Our Doctor

Dr. Keith Placke, DVMimg_9664
Dr. Placke brings 10 years of experience to Raintree Animal Health Center. A 2004 graduate of Kansas State University and current board member of the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Placke brings a passion for medicine and surgery to the hospital. He puts a strong emphasis on quality nutrition and preventative care. Dr. Placke enjoys the challenges of medical cases and has a keen interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. When he isn’t taking care of patients, he enjoys watching Nebraska football, trout fishing, and spending time with his wife, Kim, and their two children Tagen (daughter) and Bennet (son).


Kim – Practice Managerimg_9658
Kim and Dr. Placke have been married since October 2008 and they met working at a clinic together in 2004. They opened the practice together soon after they got married. Kim has been a veterinary technician since 2001. She has worked at many different hospitals in both Missouri and Kansas. She brings many years of experience and schooling to the hospital. Her favorite thing about managing Raintree is keeping tabs on the interesting cases and watching pets get better. She enjoys her two dogs, Braskie and Husker, Chinchills, Nemo and Link, and spending time with her two children Tagen (daughter) and Bennett (son) She is also a member of the Kansas City Veterinary Managers Network (KCVMN).


Rachel G.- Veterinary Asst.img_7380
She joined the Raintree staff in the Spring of 2014. She currently works in the kennels but loves to help the nurses. She is also currently going to school to become a Veterinary Technician. She enjoys going to the lake, photography, and spending time with friends and family, as well as her dog Lilah.


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She joined the Raintree staff in July of 2015. She is currently a Jounior at Lee’s Summit West High School. She is on the swim team. She lives with one dog named Peachy.


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