Our Doctors

Dr. Erin Schmidt, DVM

Dr. Erin Schmidt grew up in rural Kansas on a small family farm. She graduated from Newman University with her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2013 and from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. She has practiced in both mixed animal practice and small animal urgent care/general practice.

Dr. Schmidt’s professional interests include soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, and pain management. She is certified in veterinary chiropractic by the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association, and has plans to become certified in acupuncture and veterinary rehabilitation to provide Animal Kingdom patients with more options to improve their mobility and quality of life. Dr. Schmidt is also RECOVER certified in Basic and Advanced Veterinary CPR.

In her time off, Dr. Schmidt enjoys CrossFit, game nights, learning pickleball, playing softball, and spending time with her two dogs, Henry and Winnie.

Dr. Rebecca Noel, DVM

Dr. Rebecca Noel graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 and has been in general practice since. Her areas of interest include exotic companion medicine, feline medicine, and behavior. She enjoys going to continuing education courses and lectures to keep up with the latest information available.

In her free time, she enjoys Kernels baseball, traveling, and spending time with family.

Dr. Taylor Horton, DVM

Dr. Horton received her medical degree at Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2023. She is Fear Free certified and has a special interest in surgery. She’s originally from Ottumwa and just recently moved to Cedar Rapids with her husband and cat.

In her free time she enjoys ballroom dancing and bicycling.

Dr. Alinda Sabourin, DVM

Dr. Sabourin graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Her practice interests include dermatology, senior wellness, soft tissue surgery, and exotic animal medicine.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, hunting, and dog training. She currently resides in a small town with her husband, son Huxley, and her 4 dogs.

Dr. Jennifer Van Noy

Dr. Van Noy, a Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine alumna, began her distinguished veterinary career with the foundation of Bright Eyes & Bushy Tails Veterinary Hospital in 1998. After years of dedication, she transitioned from ownership in 2014, focusing on the facets of veterinary medicine that resonate deeply with her professional ethos.Her mastery of soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and senior pet care highlights her multifaceted expertise and her commitment to the lifelong health of her patients.

A true enthusiast for tackling challenging medical cases, Dr. Van Noy’s veterinary practice is also brightened by the cheer of puppy and kitten visits, where her passion for animal care is visibly ignited. These moments underscore the joy and fulfillment she finds in nurturing the next generation of pets and guiding their families through the precious early stages of pet ownership.