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Team

Management

  • Alicia Williams
    Senior Hospital Administrator

    Alicia graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University. She began working in veterinary medicine in Las Vegas, NV in 2002 as a receptionist and a veterinary assistant. She has worked in general practice, emergency and critical care and the Texas A&M small animal hospital intensive care unit. Alicia joined the surgery team at SLVS in 2010. She became the ICU Coordinator in 2011 and Director of Nursing in 2012. She enjoys backpacking and just having fun with her family which includes her red-tailed boa, “Lilith” and two crazy cats, “Mitz” and “Mew”.

  • Matthew Mayton
    Hospital Administrator

    Matt began his career in veterinary medicine in December of 2005, starting off as a veterinary technician in the Humble TX area. Matt has worked at numerous large and small animal practices in the greater Houston area, and has a special interest in Specialty and Emergency Medicine. Matt began working at a local Emergency Clinic in 2010 and was promoted to Area Hospital Administrator in October of 2013. He takes great pride in his work, and has managed multiple Emergency locations, before calling Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Care home. Matt has been with SLVS as Hospital Administrator since September of 2017. Matt has been married since November 2009 to his amazing wife Kat, and together they have a daughter and son. The Mayton household also include 3 dogs, an Australian Shepherd named Porter, a Cocker Spaniel named Sasha, and a spunky Australian Shepherd puppy named Denver.  Matt’s family enjoys competing in the dog sports arena, the entire Mayton family are a part of a local Flyball team, as well as showing Australian Shepherd in confirmation, agility, obedience, rally, and trying their hands at herding.

  • Cicely Solanic - Alvarez
    Administrative Office Manager

    Originally from Monroe, Lousiana, in a family of 5 siblings, Cicely came to the Sugar Land area when she was 10.  She now lives in Rosenberg with her husband, 2 children and 4 dogs,Trace, Kona, Boss & Prince.  She loves spending her spare time coaching baseball and softball, and fishing with her family at the Bay.

Diagnostic Imaging

  • Jennifer Carpenter
    Diagnostic Imaging Lead Technician

    Jennifer grew up in Katy, Texas, graduating from Taylor High School and attended University of Houston. Starting at a general veterinary practice, she has worked in the veterinary field since 1999. She came to SLVS in January 2008, joining the Diagnostic Imaging section where she has climbed to head technician and manager of the section. In March 2012, she completed the studies and satisfied the requirements for Certificate of Completion in Advanced Imaging from the Academy of Veterinary Imaging. She enjoys all modalities but has a love for ultrasound. She is launching mobile ultrasound, a new service offered by Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists.

  • Sheila Beutell
    MRI Veterinary Technician

    Sheila worked in human Radiology for over 25 years after graduating from the University of Akron. After she retired, she started her career at SLVS in the beginning of 2008. Sheila has a love for all animals and is presently the MRI Technologist. She has had retired racers for over 22 years and is very involved with Greyhound Pets of America-Houston.

  • Tynalea Barretto
    Diagnostic Imaging Technician

    Tynalea Barretto graduated from Tomball College Veterinary technician program in 2003.  She went on to work in general practice before transitioning to working in emergency medicine.  She has enjoyed working in many different speciality areas over the years such as ophthalmology, surgery and dentistry. Tynalea joined SLVS in 2016 in our Diagnostic Imaging section.  She has recently completed the Academy of Veterinary Imaging and now has a certificate of completion for abdomen ultrasound. She has recently taken responsibility of assisting in treating the I-131 cats. She is well experienced in working anxious cats and making them more comfortable. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.  

  • Maverick Pitts
    Diagnostic Imaging Technician

    Maverick graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Houston in 2016 with an Associates in Applied Science. Before he graduated he did a 2 month externship at SLVS where he rotated through the departments and fell in love with the Diagnostic Imaging section and was then hired onto their team shortly after. He grew up in Richmond, Texas where he has lived all his life. He currently only has one pet, a wirehaired terrier named Brittle that he raised from birth while he was in his schooling to become a vet tech as part of his education.

  • Megan Camus
    Diagnostic Imaging Technician

    Megan grew up in Austin, TX where she graduated from high school in 2011. She went on to graduate from Texas State University with honors where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies. Her first job was working in general practice as a kennel technician in Austin, TX in 2009. Megan recently moved to the Sugar Land area and is ready to learn and grow at SLVS. She has 3 pets of her own. A dog named Charlie and 2 cats named Meow Meow and Tigger.

  • Alison McGrath
    Diagnostic Imaging Technician

    Alison has always had a passion for animals, even from a young age.  Eventually this lead to the inevitable career path of becoming a LVT.  Alison recently graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at PIMA Medical institute in February 2018, with honors.  Before graduating she did a 6 week externship with SLVS rotating through the different sections, this allowed her to experience what each section had to offer, and she quickly fell in love with Internal Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging.  In March 2018 Alison officially joined SLVS as a Diagnostic Imaging/Internal Medicine technician with hopes of complete her state board and becoming a LVT. In her spare time Alison enjoys reading, watching movies, and traveling. Alison shares her household with her husband and 3 dogs: Luca, Hagrid, and Dublin

Emergency & Critical Care

  • Dr.
    Jill Odle
    DVM, ECC
    Chief of Staff

    Dr. Odle is a native Texan who grew up in Pearland. She attended Texas A&M University and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science in 2002 and her Veterinary Medicine degree in 2007. She has spent the past 7 years practicing in and around Atlanta, GA in small animal general practice and emergency medicine. Deciding to move back to the homeland earlier this year, she has also decided to make emergency medicine her full time career. The best thing she brought back with her from Georgia is her wonderful husband, Aaron. They live in the Westbury area of Houston with their beautiful daughter, 3 dogs and 1 cat. They enjoy traveling, crossfit, anything outdoors with the dogs, and watching college football – GIG ‘EM AGGIES!

  • Carissa Blair
    DVM

    Dr. Blair joined SLVS in October of 2016. Prior to joining us, she worked as an emergency clinician at North Houston Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Blair graduated in 2006 and started her veterinary career at as an emergency equine practitioner. She decided to transition to general small animal medicine in 2008. Although she enjoyed general practice, Dr. Blair found the most exciting and challenging part of medicine was healing sick or critically injured pets. In 2013 Dr. Blair became a small animal emergency and critical care clinician. This where she found her true calling by helping pets in their biggest time of need.  In her offtime Dr. Blair likes to spend time with her husband, her three cats named Hurley, Sophie, and Lily, and her dog named Gromit. She also enjoys reading, rug hooking, and watching many sports from football to racing sports including Moto GP, Isle of Man TT, and Formula 1 racing.

    Education:

    Doctorate: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine

    Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science Suma Cum Laude, Texas A&M Commerce

  • Dr.
    Amanda Shotts
    DVM

    Dr. Amanda Shotts is a native Texan, she was born in Houston and raised in the Fort Worth area. She attended Texas A&M University and earned her Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences in 2009 and Veterinary Degree in 2013. Upon graduation, she completed a rotating Internship in Spring, TX and developed a passion for emergency Medicine. She has practiced in emergency medicine since completing her internship throughout the Houston area. Dr. Shotts met her husband in 2008 during a Microbiology class and they married while attending veterinary school in 2012. They are now both emergency doctors and stay busy with their young daughter, 3 cats, and 1 dog. Dr. Shotts’ hobbies include: reading, running, cycling, and raising a very active toddler.

  • Kent Oakley
    DVM

    Born and raised in Kansas, Dr. Oakley graduated veterinary school from Kansas State University.  After practicing in the snow and cold Dr. Oakley and his wife Rebekah to California where we lived for 10 years.  We moved to Texas with our cat and four dogs to be closer to family but still be away from the snow. Dr. Oakley join the SLVS Emergency and Critical Care section in late 2013.

  • Diane McGee
    DVM

    Dr. Diane McGee earned both her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and doctor of veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University. She has practiced Veterinary Emergency Medicine since that time. Since 1994, she has worked alongside veterinary specialists in various emergency medicine and specialty hospitals in New Mexico and Texas. Her past experiences include practicing medicine at El Abrigado Animal hospital in New Mexico, El Paso Animal Emergency and the Emergency Animal Hospital of Northwest Austin. She worked for five years at the Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas, where she was an emergency doctor and hospitalist for a 24-hour emergency and critical care facility. There she was responsible for coordinating patient care among multiple specialists, including internists, cardiologists, surgeons, ophthalmologists, and dermatologists. Most recently she provided triage and patient care in the Critical Care Department at another local specialty and emergency hospital. Dr. McGee recently returned to SLVS in 2018 to expand the emergency department to provide daytime emergency care. Her specific areas of interest include toxicology, infectious disease, endocrine disease and gastroenterology.

  • Leah Taylor
    DVM

    Dr. Taylor was born and raised in South Dakota.  She received her undergraduate degree in International Relations from the University of Colorado and her Veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota.   After graduation, she practiced in a general practice setting for several years in California before undertaking a year of specialty training in Emergency and Critical Care on the East Coast.   She continued her interest in Emergency Medicine here at SLVS. She currently lives in Houston with her husband, daughter, and 18 year old cat, Simon. In her free time, she enjoys reading, riding her bike, and going to movies.  

  • Ashley Wheelock
    LVT, ECC
    Assistant Manager

    Ashley graduated with her AAS in Veterinary Technology in 2010 from Vet Tech Institute and her BAS from Tarleton State University in 2016.  She has worked in both exotics and small animal practice, and she joined the SLVS team in December of 2010. Ashley has a special interest in Emergency and Critical Care and has been working as an emergency technician for the past 8 years.  Her furry family includes a dog, horse, and three cats.

  • Joshua Garcia
    LVT, ECC
    ECC Technician

    Josh grew up in Sugar Land, Texas, graduating from Stephen F. Austin High School in 2001. Josh immediately enlisted in the Marines and served a 5 year active term. After serving in the military Josh worked as an electrician before going to the Vet Tech Institute of Houston. Josh joined the SLVS team in May of 2013. He has one mixed breed shepherd and an Irish Wolfhound. Josh enjoys watching movies and spending time with his 2 beautiful daughters and wife.

  • Shiela Riggins
    ECC
    Veterinary Technician

    Shiela started her career in the emergency setting in 2005, starting as kennel assistant while training to be a technician.  She joined our team in 2013 and brought her vast knowledge in critical care and deep compassion for our patients.

    Shiela loves to spend quality time with her family – both 2- and 4-legged ones!  She is married, with 2 daughters, a dog, and 2 cats.

  • Deana Bruce
    ECC
    Veterinary Technician

    Deana is from Alvin, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. She has been at SLVS since May 2013. She has worked in general practice, emergency and ICU as well as at a shelter. Deana has a Shepherd mix named Chaser, a Labrador named, J.J., and a cat named, Cosmo. She likes hanging out with my friends and family and being active outdoors.

  • Tyler Hassell
    ECC
    Veterinary Assistant

    Tyler grew up in Katy, Texas, graduated from Taylor High School, and is currently a student at Texas A&M University studying Animal Science.  After graduation, he plans to attend the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M.  He joined SLVS as a shadow student in the Summer of 2014 and started working soon after as a Technician Assistant. His family includes 2 cats, 4 dogs and various small critters. In his free time he can be found outdoors with his grandfather, or in the stands of Kyle Field at an A&M football game.

  • Sheena Brock
    ECC
    Veterinary Technician

    Bio coming soon...

Intensive Care

  • Katy Henderson
    ICU Section Coordinator

    Katy has been in the veterinary field since 2010 and joined the SLVS team in 2013. After much hard work, in 2015 she became the ICU Manager.  When not taking care of everyone else’s 4-legged babies, she spends her time with her 2 daughters, dogs and cat. Her daughters are active 4-H members which they raise show pigs. Her family usually spends time outdoors, in water recreation or volunteering.

  • Gerri Pritt
    LVT, ICU Veterinary Technician

    Gerri grew up in the Houston area (mostly Kingwood) and graduated high school in 2009. She then graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in August of 2013 and became a licensed veterinary technician in March 2014. Gerri is currently attending Tarleton State University to get her Bachelors of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.  She has 1 cat, Lucy, and she is her world! Animals have always had a special place in Gerri’s heart and she couldn't imagine doing anything else. She spends her free time with family and friends.

Internal Medicine

  • Dr.
    Emily Medici
    DVM, Diplomate ACVIM

    Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine

    Emily Medici, DVM, DACVIM came to SLVS in the summer of 2011.  She is originally from Baton Rouge, LA and received her DVM degree from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004.  She practiced in a small animal private practice for two years before entering a small animal Internal Medicine residency at Oklahoma State University which she completed in 2009.  She practiced for two years in Kansas in a specialty clinic before deciding she missed the South.  Her areas of interest include endocrinology, infectious disease and gastroenterology.

    Memberships

    Harris County Veterinary Medical Association
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

    Outside of work

    Emily lives in Sugar Land with her husband, son and daughter as well as a bulldog, boxer and feisty cat.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time her family, running, and watching sports, especially LSU.

  • Dr.
    Jennifer Garcia
    DVM, Diplomate ACVIM

    Dr. Garcia became part of the SLVS Internal team in 2011. She earned her DVM at Colorado State University,  and did her internship in Small Animal Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She brings with her a vast array of experience in the veterinary field, including working in private specialty practices, medical consulting, and medical writing. Her clinical interests include endocrinology, renal and hepatic diseases and endoscopy.

    Memberships

    American Veterinary Medical Association
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
    Society for Comparative Endocrinology
    American Medical Writers Association

    Outside of work

    Dr. Garcia enjoys spending time with her husband and son, and working as a medical writer and editor.  Despite the heat and mosquitos, she enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly in the Texas Hill Country whenever possible.

  • Kristina Brisson
    IM Lead Client Service Technician

    Kristina has known all her life that she wanted to work in the veterinary field and started as a junior in high school.  She worked at day practices as technician and a receptionist, and obtained her AAS at WCJC while working full time.  She joined the SLVS team in 2013 as a Client Care Specialist, and moved to the Internal Medicine team in late 2013, where she is enjoying the relationships she is forming with patients and their owners.

    At home, Kristina enjoys spending time with her husband and their 4-legged babies, which include 2 dogs and a Russian Tortoise – which were all rescues, as well as movies, bicycling, and backyard grilling.

  • Lauren Quong
    IM Client Service Technician

    Originally from the Bay Area in California, Lauren moved to Houston in 2004 to attend Rice University. She began working in veterinary medicine as a receptionist in 2008 at a small animal and avian/exotic practice. Since 2009, she has been working in specialty medicine, which is where her real passion for veterinary medicine lies. Lauren joined the SLVS Internal Medicine team in 2010. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys camping, playing the cello, and spending time with her furry family, which includes her lab mixes, Jolie and Ranger, and her cat, Shostie.

  • Nancy Valdez
    LVT
    IM Veterinary Technician

    Nancy has worked in the veterinary field for over 11 years, and obtained her RVT status from Lone Star College in 2004. She has lots of experience in general practice as well as emergency/critical care. Her main areas of interest include neonatal and geriatric care. Nancy enjoys spending her free time with   her 2-legged and 4-legged family members, and she loves all outdoor activities – especially camping and fishing.

  • Zoey Holtry
    LVT
    IM Veterinary Technician

    Zoey graduated from Blinn College and obtained her LVT in 2014. She joined the SLVS team in 2015 after working for 2 years at Texas A&M in the Small Animal Intensive Care Unit. She has a true passion for learning and making a difference in the critical care field. Outside of work she enjoys reading, writing, playing video games, and watching sci-fi and fantasy TV shows. She shares her home in Angleton, TX with her boyfriend Jason, and their 3 rescue dogs (Sheldon Cooper, Lei Lei, and Shade) and her rambunctious cat Artemis.

  • Alison McGrath
    IM Client Service Technician

    Alison has always had a passion for animals, even from a young age.  Eventually this lead to the inevitable career path of becoming a LVT.  Alison recently graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at PIMA Medical institute in February 2018, with honors.  Before graduating she did a 6 week externship with SLVS rotating through the different sections, this allowed her to experience what each section had to offer, and she quickly fell in love with Internal Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging.  In March 2018 Alison officially joined SLVS as a Diagnostic Imaging/Internal Medicine technician with hopes of complete her state board and becoming a LVT. In her spare time Alison enjoys reading, watching movies, and traveling. Alison shares her household with her husband and 3 dogs: Luca, Hagrid, and Dublin

Neurology

  • Emily Davis
    DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Neurology.

    Dr. Emily Davis joined the staff at SLVS in 2014. She earned her BS in Biology with concentration in Cell Biology/Physiology from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte, and her DVM from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing her internship at the University of Missouri, she completed a residency in medical and surgical Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  Her special interests include inflammatory brain diseases and seizure disorders.  Outside of work she enjoys cooking, gardening and college football (War Eagle!).

  • Samantha Kegge
    DVM,DACVIM (Neurology)

    Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

    Dr. Kegge joined the Neurology Section of Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists in 2016. She earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University in 1996. After working as an engineer for 2 years, she realized that veterinary medicine was her passion. She graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 (Summa cum Laude). She completed an internship at the University of Georgia and her neurology residency training at The Ohio State University and Tufts University. Dr. Kegge has worked at The Animal Medical Center in New York City, in private specialty practice, and as an independent veterinary neurology consultant in Houston.  Outside of Work, Dr. Kegge wrangles three young children and three cats with her lovely husband.

    Memberships:

    Harris County Veterinary Medical Association
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

  • Tiffany Bartlett
    LVT
    Lead Neurology Veterinary Technician

    A Houston native, Tiffany graduated from Alief Hastings HS in 2007, and attended Houston Community College for 2 years.  She then transferred to Veterinary Technician Institute and earned her AAS in Veterinary Technology in 2011.  She became a registered vet tech later that year.  She worked as an ICU/Emergency Technician in Houston and in Kailua, Oahu, where she and her husband came to love the area’s recreation and culture.  Wanting to move to a higher level in veterinary medicine, they returned to Houston in July 2013, and Tiffany joined our SLVS family.  They live in Richmond with their love-able “old lady” Cristina, a 10-year boxer.

  • Miranda Garza
    Surgery/Neurology Veterinary Technician

    Miranda graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2014 with her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science. Her dream has always been to become a veterinarian and she is still working hard to obtain that goal. Miranda started out as a large animal veterinary technician in 2014 and is now proud to be a part of the SLVS team as of 2016. Her pets include 3 dogs, 3 reptiles, and a small tank of fish. Miranda enjoys almost anything outdoors in her free time, as long as there are no bugs.   

Oncology

Radioiodine (I-131)

Surgery

  • Dr.
    Loretta Bubenik-Angapen
    DVM, MS, DACVS

    Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Surgery

    Dr. Bubenik joined Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists in 2008. Prior to joining our team, she was a tenured professor in small animal surgery at Louisiana State University from 2002-2008. She has published articles and book chapters on many topics in veterinary surgery including neurologic, orthopedic, minimally invasive and general surgery, as well as topics in pain management and surgical nursing. Throughout her professional career, she has mentored 8 residents, 3 fellows and many interns and students. She has been board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons 2002. Outside of work Dr. Bubenik enjoys gardening, participating in community service work both locally and internationally, and spending time with her beautiful children and wonderful husband!

    Memberships

    Harris County Veterinary Medical Association
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    Society for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery
    PennHIP Certification
    Christian Veterinary Mission

  • Dr.
    J. Matt Sherwood
    DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

    After completing a bachelor's degree at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, he went on to receive his DVM from Kansas State University (1999), graduating with honors on both occasions. Following graduation from veterinary school, he completed a one-year internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, then worked in general practice in Tomball, Texas enjoying a nearly 11-year career. Dr. Sherwood then went on to complete a three-year surgical residency at the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center with completion of this dual program in 2014. During his residency, he completed a Master of Science degree with a clinical prospective study evaluating dextrose prolotherapy for treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs. Dr. Sherwood completed his surgical residency and began working at VCA Oso Creek in August 2014. He then achieved board certification and Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) in 2016.

    Dr. Sherwood particularly enjoys the challenges of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in canine athletes. He has a special interest in both internal and external fixation of fractures, cranial cruciate ligament disease, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, neurosurgery, and minimally invasive orthopedics.

    When not working, Dr. Sherwood enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children as well as attending church, running, cycling, fly-fishing and duck hunting.

    Scientific Publications and Scholarly Works:

    Occurrence and Clinicopathologic Features of Splenic Neoplasia Based on Body Weight: 325 Dogs (2003-2013). J. Matt Sherwood, DVM, MS, April Durant, DVM, DACVS-SA, Emily Klocke, DVM, DACVS-SA, Mary Lynn Higginbotham, DVM, MS, DACVIM, (Oncology), Elizabeth M. Thompson, DVM, Hsin-Yi Weng, BVM, MPH, PhD, Heather A. Towle Millard, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, July/August 2016, Volume 52, Issue 4.

    Prospective Evaluation of Intra-Articular Dextrose Prolotherapy for Treatment of Osteoarthritis in Dogs. J. Matt Sherwood DVM, MS, James K. Roush, DVM, MS, DACVS, Laura J. Armbrust, DVM, DACVR, Walter C. Renberg, DVM, MS, DACVS. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, May/June 2017, Volume 53, Issue 3.

  • Robyn Watts
    RVT, Surgery/Neurology Section Manager

    Robyn Watts is a graduate of the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, CO. She received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology in December of 1998. She is a nationally certified veterinary technician and also holds state certifications in MD, NV and PA. She has a long career in the veterinary specialty field. She held the head surgical technician position for 8 years at Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists in Maryland. She then continued her career at the University of Pennsylvania’s Matthew J. Ryan Small Animal Hospital where she specialized in small animal anesthesia. She has also done volunteer work with Pets on Wheels and VetPets Therapy Associations. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing and surfing. When she can, her dog Ember goes along with her to camp, paddle board, and kayak.

  • Amy Gordon
    LVT, Surgery/Neurology Equipment and Instrument Technician

    Amy graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in biomedical science, and obtained her AAS in veterinary technology from Kirkwood Community College in Iowa.  She completed a year-long internship at Animal Medical Center of NYC, and joined their staff afterwards to coordinate their OR surgical suites.  In 2010, she came home to Texas and joined the SLVS family.  Her special interest is orthopedic and minimally-invasive surgery.  In her spare time she trains for triathlons, spends time outdoors, attends Aggie games, and relaxes with Martia the Martian, her cat.

Client Care

  • Erin Sziy
    Client Care Specialist

    Erin is a native of Sugar Land and earned her BS in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University.  She has several years’ experience in Research, Avian, and Exotic Medicine, and spent 3 years running a low-cost vaccination clinic for the local community.  She decided to return to the quality medicine of specialty in 2013, when she joined the SLVS team in ICU, providing specialized care of pets hospitalized by all Sections of the hospital.  She shares her life with 2 Amazon Parrots, 2 cats who were rescues, a German Shepherd (rescued and revived to a happy life) and her beloved husky-shepherd mix, Bentley (who was hit by . . . a Bentley).  Her passion is animal rescue, specifically baby and young kittens.

Equipment and Facilities

  • Tina Boone
    Inventory/Facilities Coordinator

    Tina served in the US Army in the 1990s and was stationed in Germany from 1992 – 1995, then served in the Reserves until 2004.  She began her career in veterinary medicine in San Antonio in 1995, moved to Killeen, then on to Houston where she gained experience in general practice and emergency facilities.  She joined the SLVS family on December 21, 2007, almost at the beginning, working in the Emergency-Critical Care, Surgery, and ICU Sections.  In July 2013, she became our full-time Inventory/Equipment/Facilities Coordinator.  Tina has numerous cute, furry friends in her household!

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Specialty Hours

Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Emergency Hours (365 days/year, all holidays)

Monday:

24 Hours

Tuesday:

24 Hours

Wednesday:

24 Hours

Thursday:

24 Hours

Friday:

24 Hours

Saturday:

24 Hours

Sunday:

24 Hours