Meet Our Team

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Circle of Life Animal Hospital is a well-established, full-service, small and large animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care for the pets of Festus, Missouri.

Dr. Amy Jo Cook-Breeze, DVM

Dr. Amy Jo Cook-Breeze, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Cook-Breeze grew up in Crystal City, Missouri. After graduating from Crystal City High School, she attended the University of Missouri, majoring in biochemistry. She graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Her first job took her to Hillsboro, Missouri. She then practiced at All Creatures Animal Hospital in O’Fallon, Missouri. She came to Blum Animal Hospital in 2002. In 2004, she purchased the practice and renamed it Circle of Life Animal Hospital. Dr. Cook-Breeze in a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, the Greater St. Louis Veterinary Medical Association, and the Twin City Chamber of Commerce. She is a lifetime member of the University of Missouri Alumni Association and a lifetime member of the Varsity M Association from her college career in track and field. She also serves on the advisory board at Jefferson College for the veterinary technician program. Dr. Cook-Breeze has three children, Alex (10), and Lucas (12), and Logan (22).

Dr Jeaneyl Hazlett, DVM

Dr Jeaneyl Hazlett, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Hazlett is a part-time doctor at Circle of Life Animal Hospital. She graduated from Iowa State Veterinary College in 1975. She has been with us for six years. Prior to moving to DeSoto, Dr. Hazlett owned a veterinary practice for 25 years. She has a special interest in felines (cats) and geriatric medicine. She is a proud owner of two cats, Freunden, a 13-year-old domestic short hair, and Marble, an eight-year-old domestic short hair. She enjoys working in her garden and woodworking in her free time.