Our Veterinarians

Dean J. Rund , DVM

 Dr. Rund is a 1974 University of Missouri graduate and practiced for 13 years
in the St. Louis area. Dr. Rund moved to Springfield with his wife and two children
in 1987 and has been with Grant Ave Pet Hospital ever since. Dr. Rund enjoys
the client/pet relationships and all aspects of small animal medicine.
Away from the office he enjoys the outdoors, hiking and lake activities.


Thomas Rouse , DVM

 Dr. Rouse is a 1985 graduate of the University of Missouri. After a short stint in Carthage, Illinois, he spent the next 25 years in his own clinic, a mixed animal practice in Willow Springs, Missouri. Dr. Rouse joined the team at Grant Avenue Pet Hospital in October 2013 and is excited to serve the pets and people of Springfield. Dr. Rouse and his wife have two grown children and their dog Reggi.
Dr. Rouse enjoys working with young people. He also likes to hike and kayak in the forests and streams of southern Missouri.

Tiffany Brite, DVM

 Dr. Brite is a 2011 graduate of the University of Missouri and is originally form Russellville, MO. She worked at a small animal practice in Joplin until she joined the Grant Avenue team in May of 2014.

Dr. Brite and her husband live on a beef cattle farm in Monett, Missouri and are starting a family. They have several pets, including 4 dogs, 3 horses and several rabbits. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, kayaking, fishing and horseback riding.