Veterinary Service, PLLC


About Us

Will Oliver, DVM graduated from VA Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. Dr. Oliver practiced for five years in Nebraska and Montana as an associate veterinarian in mixed practice.  In 1999 he opened Chuteside Veterinary Service as a practice focused on large animals.  In his personal time,  Will enjoys hunting, riding the backcountry horseback, pack trips and canoeing with his family.

Chelsey Petz, DVM graduated from Washington State University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Prior to attending vet school, Dr. Petz graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and spent her summers fighting fires. Chelsey enjoys hiking and camping with her husband Justin and their two children Forrest and Hazel.

Ross Chewning, DVM graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.  Prior to attending vet school, Dr. Chewning earned his Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Berry College in Georgia and spent 3 years working with bovine reproduction. When he isn't working, he likes to spend time outdoors, hunting or fishing.

Heidi Oliver, Business Manager graduated from VA Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in in Agricultural Economics and a Master’s of Business Administration.  Heidi has been part of Chuteside since it opened in 1999.  When not at work, she spends time with her children including their activities, riding in the backcountry, biking, listening to christian music and reading.  

Whitney Carr is the Liaison between the vet techs and the front office, that started with us in January 2013. She graduated from Walla Walla Community College in June 2008 with an Associate’s Degree in Farrier Science. She began classes at Montana State University in September 2008 and graduated in May of 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Equine Science and a business administrator minor. Whitney grew up in Alaska and has a daughter named Morgan. In her free time Whitney likes to do things with Morgan, shoe horses, bake, read and enjoy time outside.

Elizabeth Hamilton, CVT graduated from the College of Southern Idaho in 2015 with an Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology. She joined the Chuteside crew in January of 2016. While going to school, she worked in a mixed animal practice before moving to the Gallatin Valley. In her free time she enjoys shooting her bow and rifles, fishing, and any other outdoor activity with her boyfriend and friends. She recently started attending Montana State University in pursuit of a degree in Agricultural Business. 

Kristen Bailey, CVT received an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from the College of Southern Idaho- Twin Falls and a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from MSU- Bozeman. Kristen worked as a Vet Tech at Chuteside Vet from 2003-13. In 2008, she became an UGC Certified Carcass Ultrasound Technician and now that is her roll at the clinic.  Kristen now resides on the family ranch in Dell, MT with her husband and 3 children. 

Noelle Garcia, CVT, originally from California and worked as a technician in Tennessee and California before joining Chuteside in 2018. Noelle is also a seasonal horse wrangler outside of the Grand Teton National Park. When not working, she can be founding hanging out with her boyfriend, reading and exercising.

Bryne Kilgore, Office Manager, joined the team in 2018. Prior to coming back to Montana, she worked at two equine practices.   She graduated from Montana Western with degrees in Business and Equine Management. Outside of work, Bryne enjoys training horses, spending time with friends and spoiling her well-loved dog, Tater.