Carol joined MSVH as Hospital Director after working in the veterinary field since 2002. After obtaining her Bachelor's degree in Ecology, she spent a few years in Alaska working with Marine Pinnipeds and then made her way back down to the lower 48 to work in Specialty & Emergency Veterinary Hospitals. She has a rescued kitty named Princess and one rescued cavy named Gizmo. She enjoys spending time with her family and attending live music concerts.
Shannon Van TreaseDirector of Veterinary Dentistry
Shannon joined Main Street Veterinary Hospital's dental team in January 2014. 'With Dr. Lobprise joining the team at Main Street Veterinary Hospital and Dental Clinic, I have been given the opportunity to again work in my area of special interest, veterinary dentistry,' he says. 'The Main Street staff is extremely knowledgeable, caring, and eager to help our clients and patients.' He shares his home with a three-legged dog named Nubs.
Laura (aka: 'LK') joined the Main Street team in June of 2017. She has worked with animals all of her life and obtained her B.S. in Animal Science with a Biology Minor from Tarleton State University in 2010. She then spent 7 years in shelter medicine before joining our hospital. She is certified through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association as a Level I Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA I).
LK has always had a special interest in dentistry, and after evolving into working with the Dental Team on a full-time basis, she now serves as our Lead Dental Technician.
Outside of work, she shows her Australian Shepherds in competitive agility and conformation, and keeps busy with non-profit work by serving as the TX/OK Representative for a national Australian Shepherd rescue organization. She also works actively with a community cat program, having TNR'd over 200 stray/homeless cats in her neighborhood. She shares her home with her husband, Nathan, three Australian Shepherds, a Pitbull/American Bulldog mix, and a Bearded Dragon named Kronk... (not to mention one to two foster dogs at any given time.)
Amber S, LVT
Amber joined the MSVH team in 2015. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2011. She obtained her Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology at Cedar Valley College in 2015 and became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2016. She has two cats, Jake and Drax, and in her spare time likes spending time with her daughter and husband.
Kaitlin S, LVT
Kaitlin joined Main Street Veterinary Hospital as a dental technician in 2019. She graduated from The Vet Tech Institute of Houston in 2018. She interned at The Houston Zoo as an avian keeper and she also interned at UTSW as a lab animal tech. During her time-off she enjoys bike riding, bowling, and billiards, and hanging out with her sweet Aussie Prince Tanner. She is also a self-confessed compost queen.
Eva brings 15 years of experience to her position as Client Service Representative at Main Street Veterinary Hospital. She joined our team in October 2013. 'Main Street Veterinary Hospital is well-equipped for the high-quality care we provide,' she says. 'The staff members all have compassionate hearts toward both the patients and the clients. The human-animal bond is truly cherished here and I love being a part of that.' In her free time, Eva enjoys watching and attending any sporting event, staying active with her family, and cooking. She has a cat named Coconut, also known as 'Tiny Tiger.'
Clarissa SCSR Supervisor
Clarissa joined Main Street in July 2019. She has been working in the veterinary field for four years. She graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelors of Science in Wildlife Management and a minor in Animal Science.
She currently lives with her boyfriend and together they have an Aussie mix named Maggie and an orange cat named Saul. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, hiking, buying plants, spending time with her family and watching Maggie and Saul's wrestlemania.
Alex joined the Main Street team in July 2020. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Animal Science and a certificate of Equine Science. She and her husband have one spoiled cat named Camo and can't wait to adopt as many rescue dogs as possible in the future.
Angie E, LVT
A Licensed Veterinary Technician, Angie has worked in the veterinary field since 1980 and earned her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology in 1983. Angie has been with Main Street Veterinary Hospital since 1992. She loves her job because 'Pets enrich our lives in so many ways; I love being involved in strengthening the bond between pets and people, and in helping pets live happy, healthy lives.'
When not working, Angie enjoys singing and playing music with her guitarist husband; spending time with family; writing poetry and short stories; reading; and making crafts. She is owned by a Flame Point kitty named KiKi Rose.
Ashlee has been working at Main Street since Sept 2020. She has been in the animal field since January 2019 and has one Leopard Gecko named Zeniba. What she loves most about working at Main Street is having the ability to lend a helping hand to any customer or patient that may need it. Outside of work, her hobbies include reading, playing Nintendo, watching football, going to concerts, kayaking, cooking and spending time with family.
Heather joined the MSVH family in 1999 while a student at the University of Georgia. She became a full-time employee in 2004. She has worked in the veterinary field since she was 17 years old.
She currently has 3 crazy gray tabbies named Georgia, Precious and Harvey. When she's not working, Heather enjoys spending time with her family and friends, snuggling and spoiling her BFF Tiki (pictured), travelling with friends, fishing, swimming and riding her bike.
Jackie joined the MSVH team in August 2020 after working in the veterinary field for over a decade. She enjoys various DIY projects, cooking, gardening and staying active in her free time.
She currently lives with her husband and fur babies. Motor Marie and Meow Meow are cats; Biggie Mac and Princey Poo are doggos; all four keep her on her toes by staying spoiled rotten.
Tiara joined the MSVH team in June 2019 after working in the veterinary field for three years. She obtained her CVA1 in 2015 while working at an avian and exotic hospital. In her free time she enjoys various DIY projects, attending car meets and biking with her sassy mini schnauzer Teddy (aka Nubbie).
Hannah ETechnician Supervisor
Hannah joined the MSVH team in 2019 and accepted the role as Lead Technician in 2020. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Psychology, and Communication Studies. She has previously worked with many exotic species throughout her career in veterinary medicine, and as such, has a special interest in their anesthesia.
She enjoys hiking, camping, and gardening with her cattle dog Tonks the Tripawd. She has many other pets at home including a very large orange tabby cat named Figaro, two sandfish skinks, Crabbe and Goyle, two axolotls, Rooster Cogburn and Buffalo Bill, a corn snake, Regulus, a bearded dragon affectionately called Stinky, and a whites tree frog named Detective Popcorn.
Chandra joined Main Street in June 2020. She has been in the veterinary world for almost a decade and loves forming relationships with her clients just as much as she does with her patients. She enjoys fishing with her son, finding a beautiful place to hike with her boyfriend, thrifting and finding live music somewhere so she can get her two-stepping on. She moved to Texas from Michigan 12 years ago and has four furry friends at home. Dixon Norman Reedus and Prince Leonardo Dicaprio are her pups and Winston Charles and Lucy Lou are her kitties.
Chelsea joined the MSVH team in September 2020. She graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Education. After joining the veterinary field eight years ago, she fell absolutely in love with it and knew she would be staying. She loves the relationships and trust she builds in this field with not only the clients but the patients as well.
She currently lives with her husband and three fur babies; Dexter and Bodhi, both chihuahua mixes and Chief, her 13-year-old Collie mix. When she is not at work you will find her playing with her dogs, crafting anything and everything she can an spending time with her family on the coast where she grew up.
Emmylie started with MSVH in August 2020. She began working in the veterinary field in 2015 during her time in college. She graduated from Tarleton State University in 2017 with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Industries and a Minor in Business. She is excited to gain experience working with exotic animals and continuing to learn about animal medicine. In her time away from work she enjoys being with her family of four and her two cats, Lionel and Laverne.
Jennifer started in Veterinary Medicine in 2001 and graduated with a degree in Veterinary Technology from Cedar Valley College in 2006. After working at various hospitals across Texas, she joined the Main Street team as a Vet Tech in 2017. She's an avid movie fanatic, enjoys camping, baking and spoiling her two lovely orange tabby girls.
Kelly joined the MSVH team in July 2020 and has been a veterinary technician for five years. She has a soft spot for nervous and anxious pets and is passionate about behavioral training. She has a lab/rottweiler mix named Shelby and three foster-failure cats named Squid, Binx and Asparagus. In her spare time she nannies for a family of three kids and helps run the hospital's social media accounts.
Megan joined MSVH in 2018 having been in the veterinary field for four years with a special interest in large animal medicine. She lives with her husband and two children and in her spare time enjoys remodeling and painting.
Natalie joined the MSVH team in August 2020 with over 10 years of experience working in the veterinary field. She enjoys hanging out with friends and family, being on the water, true crime and working out.
She is originally from California but made Texas her official home three years ago.
Ryan joined the MSVH team in summer 2018 while studying Animal Science at Oklahoma State University. He graduated in Spring 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science and Natural Resources. He is concurrently working full-time while pursuing his Masters in Biblical and Theological Studies. He enjoys drawing, camping, craft coffee and hanging out with his squirrel chasing Schnauzer named Rocky.
Sandi began working at Main Street in March 2018 and has been in the animal related field since 1997. She has a Boston terrier, Ripley, and a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Tyson. Her favorite thing about working at MSVH is the friendly staff. During her free time, she loves spending time with family and taking care of her saltwater aquarium.
Jace NTech Assistant
Jace joined Main Street in October 2020. He is currently attending the University of North Texas as a Pre-Veterinary Biology Major. He plans to pursue a DVM and become a veterinarian.
He is originally from Louisiana and lives with his shih tzu mix, Merlin. Jace spends his free time playing ukulele, gaming and collecting records.
Nina GTech Assistant
Nina joined the MSVH team in July 2020. She is currently working towards a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at UNT. She has unofficially worked with and loved animals since childhood having grown up with livestock and many pets. Her family also raised and bred show rabbits for a number of years, giving her great interest in the care of rabbits and other exotic pets.
She lives with her corgi, Viggo and her cat, Brie. She enjoys decorating, raising plants and hanging out with Viggo and Brie. In her free time she loves to take Viggo camping, hiking and swimming.
Will LTech Assistant
William joined the team in August 2020. Starting with his CVA, he has hopes of earning his DVM one day while gaining more certifications along the way. He is the proud owner of two ferrets, Hon and Chewy and a new kitten named Beanie. He also helps take care for his families pets, a miniature Dachshund named Perry, a Yorkie named Princess Crystal Pants and a cat named Jasmine. Outside of work and his animals he enjoys mastering roleplaying games, building miniatures and dabbles in fiction writing.
Ashley joined MSVH in 2014 and is currently the Kennel Supervisor. She studied Psychology, Behavior Analysis and Microbiology. Her goal is to provide quality care for all animals while they are boarding. In her extra time she loves to go horseback riding and go running on trails with her dogs. Currently she has a boxer named Shiner and a pibble named Ronin. She enjoys raising birds, rats, kittens and reptiles.
Brenda joined the MSVH family in the fall of 2019 as an animal caretaker and takes great pride in caring for all of our boarders while their families are away. She is originally from Wisconsin and changed career paths from Food Service Management to pursue her dream of working with animals. While she does not have any pets of her own at home, she has a very beautiful granddaughter to spend her time with!
Ellie and her beagle named Whiskey joined the MSVH family in 2020. She is currently getting her Masters at UNT. She and Whiskey love going on hikes and exploring new places. In non-covid times you can usually find her at a concert or on a road trip. She has a love for working with both animals and people, and is grateful to be able to help take care of everyone's fur babies!
JoAnna joined MSVH the summer of 2020. After graduating college with degrees in psychology and criminal justice, JoAnna worked in e-commerce fraud prevention but changed careers to work with animals. She worked closely with a local cat rescue for nearly three years before being hired at MSVH and she continues to foster cats and kittens in need. JoAnna enjoys spending her free time with her husband and their rescue animals, Brock, a Great Pyrenees and Anya, a tabby cat. Her hobbies include crocheting and cross stitching and she recently learned to sew.
Sarah joined the MSVH team in August 2016 after working in the veterinary field for 14 years. She enjoys reading, watching movies and volunteering at adoption events in her spare time. She has a special interest in kitten rescue and has raised many bottle babies. She has one dog, a goofy Great Pyrenees named Rumble. She also has a menagerie of cats - Annabelle, Alexis, Monroe, Chadwick, Chuck, Channing and Chelsey.