About Our Hospital
Welcome to Forest Trails Animal Hospital
Forest Trails Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We provide medical care including diagnostic lab work, ultrasound, and x-rays for, not only dogs and cats, but also many exotic species such as birds, reptiles, pocket pets, rabbits, & ferrets.
Forest Trails Animal Hospital is a currently a five doctor practice with over 115 years of
Dr. Welch has been and continues to be active in many veterinary organizations. He has served as President of the Tulsa County Veterinary Medical Association as well as President of the Association of Avian Veterinarians. Dr. Welch has been the recipient of the Small Animal Practitioner of the year by the OVMA as well as the President’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Profession by the AAV. He was recently inducted as a Distinguished Alumni of the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Dr Welch has also been on KOTV’s “Vet on Call” answering questions during the noon show for over 35 years.
Dr. Welch has been married to Sarah for over 45 years and has two grown daughters, Megan and Jennifer as well as two grandsons. He is very active in his church, Kirk Crossing, in Jenks as well as Christian Veterinary Mission where he has served on many short-term mission teams. His hobbies and interests are Christian apologetics, Christian missions, traveling, cooking, golf, and martial arts.
Dr. Welch is currently active in the following organizations:
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)
Tulsa County Veterinary Medical Association (TCVMA)
Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV)
Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV)
Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV)
Dr. Rhodes enjoys Internal Medicine and Surgery of dogs and cats, and over the years has belonged to several Veterinary Associatioins that inspire excellence in the area of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Rhodes has 3 cats – PaiMei, Savannah, and Sally Cinnamon. They all started off as rescues, but Dr. Rhodes says that they have all forgotten their humble beginnings and now they think they are royalty.
In his spare time Dr. Rhodes enjoys camping, collecting antiques, and landscaping the property around his house to support native wildlife.
Dr. Carver is interested in all aspects of internal medicine and surgery of cats and dogs. He is an active member of the AVMA and OVMA organizations.
Dr. Carver is married to Breann, and they have two children Quinn and Crew. They also share their home with Andie, a one-of-a-kind beautiful Setter/Pointer mix. He enjoys spending his free time with family and friends playing golf, attending OSU athletic events, and rooting for the Chicago Bears!
Meet Our Team
Registered Veterinarian Technician
Allyson has been with Forest Trails since 2013. Her passion has always been to work with animals since she was a little girl. She is married to Lonny and has a talkative golden retriever named Cash. They love to go camping and explore the outdoors
Reception and Veterinary Assistant
Amy started working with Dr. Welch and Dr. Jones in 1993. She worked at Forest Trails until 2001 when she left to take care of her son.
After returning to school to earn her teaching certificate, she taught middle school English for a brief time.
Amy returned to Forest Trails in the fall of 2020