Dr. Masie Custis, DVM
Dr. Masie Custis was born and raised in New Mexico. She was very active in 4-H raising and showing blackface market show sheep for 11 years and showing market pigs as well. She earned her bachelors of science in animal science at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico, as well as a minor in biology. During her time at NMSU, Dr. Masie worked in the animal science toxicology laboratory. She then attended veterinary school at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan, Kansas. While in Manhattan, Dr. Masie acquired the knowledge she would need to become a rural, mixed animal veterinarian. She was also involved in research on the PRRS virus thru a National Institute of Health summer research program.
Dr. Masie came to Burns in June of 2006. She practiced at Harney County Veterinary Clinic as a mixed animal veterinary associate until she had the unique opportunity to purchase the clinic in June of 2008. She has worked hard to develop her veterinary skills while managing this busy practice. Dr. Masie takes great pride in providing for the animals of Harney County with quality, progressive, and compassionate care.
Dr. Masie is a very proud mama to two daughters who are developing into her best helpers. When not being a vet, Dr. Masie enjoys working with kids, enjoying community events, and spending time with her family.
Jeanette has been an on again and off again resident of Harney County for 30 years. She is our head Veterinary Assistant having been with Harney County Veterinary Clinic since 1999. Jeanette has a way of calming even the most fractious of patients. She is very comfortable with both small and large animal handling and care. Jeanette excels at ensuring patient comfort throughout your animal’s staff the clinic whether it be for medical care or boarding. Jeanette provides a necessary light hearted humor to the clinic but is also able to keep our entire team on track and efficient. Jeanette’s most favorite animals are cats and horses.
LeAnn is a life-long Harney County resident. She is our Inventory Manager and also fill-ins as Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist. Leann has been with Harney County Veterinary Clinic since 2006. She can typically be found with her clipboard in hand and a pen ensuring our inventory is update and available for our clientele. She can help you with your special order needs as well as investigate any inventory item you may be looking for but we don’t have on our shelf. Growing up in ranching family, LeAnn has always loved horses but has become a valuable bird and small animal handler.
Megan came to Harney County with her family in 2013. She is our Client Relations Manager and has been with Harney County Veterinary Clinic since January 2015. Megan has worked in a variety of industries throughout her life and brings a diverse customer service background to our clinic. She excels at keeping our team booked up, on schedule and ensures that our client’s and patient’s needs are covered from beginning to end with each phone call and visit. Megan is at the forefront of ensuring we provide our patients with the best possible care in as timely a manner as possible. Megan loves dogs and when away from the clinic enjoys fishing, camping and hunting with her family.
Winifred Cusits is Dr. Custis' trusty companion and the official Harney County Veterinary Clinic Dog. She is a long-haired, miniature dachshund who rides shotgun on most farm and house-calls.
Ellie and Sheldon
Ellie and Sheldon are our clinic Scottish-fold kitties. Ellie is the outgoing, social, tri-colored calico and Sheldon is her introverted grey and white brother. They were barn kitties who found us and now make themselves at home greeting clients and patients, keeping large animal clear of frogs and mice and ensuring we all stay on their feeding and petting schedule.petting schedule.