Meet Our Wonderful Team in Belton
Pam, Practice Manager
Pam joined our clinic as practice manager in the fall of 2008. She graduated from Texas A & M University. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two human children, as well as her two four-legged children, Roxy and Bella.
Kris, Kennel Staff/Groomer
Kris has been working with us since 2000 as a kennel technician. She is interested in anything related to animals. Her hobbies include arts and crafts, training her dogs, training and driving her pony, as well as raising Nigerian Dwarf goats.
Deborah, Veterinary Technician
Deborah began working with us in 2009 and has over 20 years of veterinary experience. She has a special interest in emergency care and likes keeping up with the latest in veterinary medicine. She enjoys spending time with her family and has a special interest in computers. She is frequently found on Facebook.
Jimmie, Lead Receptionist
Jimmie joined the veterinary field in 2005 and has been at BSAC since August of 2012. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for 9 years and together they have 7 children. Their family also consists of Baltimore, the Doberman adopted from a client as a baby. In her spare time, Jimmie enjoys fishing, working on puzzles, Starbucks and naps.
Jerod, Veterinary Technician Assistant
Jerod is a 2017 graduate of Belton High School. Throughout his high school career, he successfully showed and raised sheep, goats and dogs. He has three dogs of his own; Duke, Daisy, and Jax all of which he considers his children. Jerod attends Tarleton State University majoring in Agriculture Education. Jerod wants to become an Agriculture teacher, to make the same positive impact on students that his teachers did on him.
Susan, Kennel Lead/Groomer
Susan is a lover of all animals. We are very happy to have her as part of our BSAC kennel staff. Currently, Susan has two mutts and two Cockatiels, who just had three chicks—she considers herself their bird granny. Susan also enjoys pet sitting for neighbors.
Jo, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Jo first came to BSAC as a client when she moved with her husband and son to Texas in 2009. She is originally from Binghampton, New York. She graduated from Johnson College in 2000 with a degree in Veterinary Science Technology. Jo interned at Cornell University and was licensed by the state of New York in 2000. She worked at a clinic in Connecticut for five years before she decided to take time off to raise her family. Along with her husband and son, Jo has four cats. Her hobbies include photography, tennis, reading and of course she loves animals.
Alysan, Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
Alysan Graduated from Harker Heights High School in 2016 and attended Tarleton State University for one year. She currently resides in Temple with her boyfriend, Leo. Alysan and Leo have three pets, a service dog, Hamilton, who is a Catahoula, Dreamer, a lab mix, and Patches, the Betta fish. Alysan’s goal is to become a full-time dog trainer and/or be heavily involved in rescue work. She says her life is surrounded by dogs, and she wouldn't have it any other way.
Alex, Veterinary Technician Assistant
Alexandra, better known as Alex, recently joined BSAC working in our kennel. Alex is from Temple and is currently attending Belton High School where she is studying to be a vet tech. Alex and her family have an English Mastiff, a boxer and a hedgehog. She enjoys fishing at the coast every chance she gets. Alex is fortunate to have family residing in Australia, so family trips occur every couple of years. Welcome Alex!
Yasmeen, Licensed Veterinary Technician
We are happy to welcome Yasmeen to BSAC. Yasmeen is from Temple, TX and received her Veterinary Technology degree from MCC in Waco. She has been interning the last three years at several local clinics. In her free time, she enjoys watching Anime, movies and listening to rock and k-pop music. Yasmeen has a turtle named Poseidon, a cat named Goldfish and two dogs, Ashes and Bullet. Yasmeen’s interest lies in reptiles and other exotic animals and would eventually like to work at a wildlife sanctuary. Welcome to BSAC!
Ann, Hospital Veterinary Technician
Ann is originally from Korea and has been in Central Texas for 30 years. She joins BSAC as a Technician Assistant. Ann has 3 children, 2 dogs, 2 hedgehogs, 4 rabbits, and 7 rats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking and enjoys a good costume party. Welcome Ann.
Lee, Veterinary Technician
We would like to welcome one of our newest technicians, Lee, to our clinic. Lee is originally from Lansing, Michigan and the military brought her and her family to Central Texas. After her husband retired from the military, they decided to stay in Texas. Lee graduated from MCC in Aug 2015 and has been working ever since. Besides her husband of 33 years, Lee’s family consists of 2 sons, 1 daughter-in-law, 2 grandchildren, 2 horses, 2 dogs and 2 cats. In her free time, Lee enjoys crafts, horseback riding, woodworking and working on their property. Welcome Lee!
Alicia, Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
Alicia is a local gal who was born and raised in Central Texas and graduated from Tarleton State University with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. She enjoys hiking, reading and being on the lake whenever she has a chance. Alicia has four “furbabies” – a cat, Harley, and dogs, Tuff, Double Stuff and Tootsie Roll. She is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie with skydiving next on her list. Welcome, Alicia!
Christina, Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
Christina joined our reception staff in Aug 2019. She is originally from California and has been in Central Texas since 2016. She has a B.A. in English with a minor in Comparative Literature and German Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has worked in customer service and as a patient service specialist for 10 years. Christina and her husband, Justin, have been married for 6 years and have three fur babies, Kaiser, Mika and Demetri. Christina is a freelance artist with interests in illustration, paper cutting and painting.
Erica, Veterinary Technician/Receptionist
Erica was born in St. Louis Missouri and has been in Central Texas for 10 years. She and her husband, Zane, have two children, 4 year old Victorya and 3 year old Amara. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and enjoys true crimes.
Louise, Hospital Veterinary Technician
We would like to welcome Louise to our BSAC family. Louise is originally from the Philippines and has been in Central Texas for 7 years. She is currently a sophomore at the University of Texas in Austin pursuing a degree in Computational Biology. In her free time she enjoys tennis, hiking and loves to watch The Amazing Race.
Robin joined BSAC in August 2015. She moved to Belton in 1991 with her husband Michael. Together they owned and operated a general contracting company, and Dooley's Pool Hall. Robin has been a client of Belton Small Animal Clinic for years. Growing up, Robin wanted to become a veterinarian so getting to work in vet clinic is the next best thing to her dream job. Robin has a black English Lab, Lily, and three cats— Jinx, Hissy and Hazy. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, fishing, hockey, and watching old movies. Additionally, she plays on teams in two billiards leagues, 9 ball and a ladies 8 ball.
Eric, Kennel Staff
Eric is currently a student at Belton High School. He loves to work with animals, especially dogs. His hobbies including watching movies and eating hot wings. Eric has one dog at home who loves to sit and watch "The Hobbit" with him.
Candy joined BSAC with over twenty years in customer service experience. She recently made the decision to pursue her passion of working with animals. She has earned an entry level Veterinary Assistant certificate at CTC and is eager to further her education to learn as much as she can about working with all types of animals. She and her husband Charlie have three children, and one grandson. Candy and Charlie also have two Chihuahuas, one Boxer, one Papillon, one Miniature Pinscher, two cats, three Finches, and one Cockatiel. She believes a family is not complete with out a pet or two. Candy's free time is spent with her family, doing photography, going fishing, and relaxing at the coast.
Baylee joined BSAC in November 2016. She graduated from Belton High School. This is Baylee's first job in the vet field, but she has grown up learning about pets from her mom, Jimmie. Baylee has one handsome, medium hair cat named Raiven, who she loves to pieces. She wants to put her passion for animals to good work here at the clinic.
Cindy, Veterinary Technician
Cindy recently joined BSAC as a technician. You may have seen her at the clinic since she has been a client for a long time. She is a retired firefighter/paramedic. Cindy still cares for patients but now they have four legs instead of two. She loves to read and travel with her husband. Cindy has two Golden Retrievers and three cats.
Trevor, Veterinary Technician
Trevor joined BSAC in the summer of 2017. He is currently studying biology at Temple College. He eventually would like to be an entomologist or a herpetologist. Trevor moved to Central Texas from Oklahoma. He enjoys playing tennis and loves big dogs, especially Pitbulls.
Anissa, Veterinary Technician
Anissa is one of our technicians at BSAC. She graduated from Texas A&M in May 2017 with a BS in Biomedical Sciences. She plans to continue her education to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Anissa enjoys spending her free time with her faithful Labrador Retriever, Cookie. Her hobbies include watching movies, playing soccer, and painting.
Tommy, Kennel Staff
Tommy recently moved from Brownfield to Belton to be closer to his mother, Susan. In Brownfield, he was known to take every stray dog around. Tommy loves to make things with his hands and has made intricate bowls, wood furniture and can fix almost anything. He also likes to spend time outside hiking.
Ashley is starting her new career path at Belton Small Animal Clinic. Her husband is an active duty soldier stationed at Fort Hood. They have two dogs, Oakley, a Doberman, and Lilith, an Australian Shepherd. During her free time, Ashley loves spending time with her family and friends. Her interests include music, art, traveling, and of course, animals.
Kelsey, Kennel Staff
Kelsey is originally from Houston, TX, lived in Idaho for 14 years and now is back in Central Texas. She plans to attend McLennan Community College to obtain a degree in radiology. Kelsey has one dog named Ranger and a cat named Binx! Welcome Kelsey.
Addie, Kennel Staff
Addie joined our kennel staff during the summer of 2018. She is currently a junior at Belton High School. Addie loves spending time with her family. She has two siblings and 6 dogs. She loves taking care of animals and that is an asset working at BSAC.
Arlicia, Veterinary Technician
We would like to welcome Arlicia to our BSAC family. She is originally from North Carolina and has been in Central Texas since 2013. Arlicia has an associate degree in General Studies and has worked with Texas Vets for Pets. She is married to Richard and they have a 3 year old daughter named Aaryn. Her family also includes 2 cats and 4 dogs. In her free time, Arlicia enjoys reading, watching Dr. Who and working with animal rescues. Welcome.
Marissa joined BSAC in January 2019 as part of our reception team. She is a local girl having been born and raised in Belton. Marissa enjoys hiking, swimming, working out and spending time with family and friends. Her best friend is D-Bo who is a 4-year-old Great Dane/Heeler mix who was found at 3 weeks old abandoned under a house. Marissa will fit right in with our staff. Welcome, Marissa.
Britten, Veterinary Technician
We would like to welcome Britten to BSAC as part of our technician staff. She is originally from Temple and graduated from MCC as a Veterinary Technician. In her free time, Britten likes to spend time with friends, family and her two dogs, Scout and Bo.
Aimeé, Kennel Staff
Aimeé is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana and has been in Central Texas for three years. Aimeé is part of FFA in high school so she has plenty of experience with livestock. In her free time, she enjoys riding dirtbikes.
We would like to welcome back Susan to our receptionist staff. Susan is originally from Indiana and worked for a surgeon’s office for 14 years in Louisville, KY. She has been in Central Texas for 7 ½ years and has worked in the veterinary field for 7 years. Susan’s favorite pastime is to spend time outdoors with her grandchildren.
Toni, Receptionist/Veterinary Technician
Toni recently joined BSAC and will be dual hatted as a receptionist and a veterinary technician. He is originally from Louisiana and has been in the Central Texas area for almost 10 years. Toni started his veterinary career at an animal shelter in Kyle as a kennel tech. Toni and his partner, Mark, have 6 dogs and enjoy hiking, music, cooking, gaming and movies, especially Disny movies. Welcome Toni.
AJ, Kennel Staff
AJ has joined BSAC as a member of our kennel staff. She is a local girl having been born and raised in Temple. AJ loves science and art and is a freelance digital artist. Her family has 9 pets at home and hers consist of two dogs, a cat and a rat. Think you are seeing doubles at the clinic, AJ’s mom is Ann who is our hospital technician.
Sharon, Veterinary Technician
Sharon has joined our veterinary technician staff. She is originally from El Paso and has been in Central Texas for over eight years. She has worked as a vet tech for over 5 years. She has 3 pets at home, a dog, cat and a bird. Sharon enjoys traveling, reading, loves anything with wildlife and exotics and enjoys writing. Her nickname is the “Punisher” because she is a master of puns!
Lupe, Kennel Staff
Lupe is a junior at Belton High school. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and playing with his two dogs and two cats. After graduation, he is possibly joining the Army.
Jessica, Veterinary Technician
Jessica has been in Central Texas for only a month before she started at BSAC in Aug 2019. She is originally from California. She has worked in the field for the past 5 years as a Vet Tech for a large emergency clinic. She specializes in the ER as well as wellness visits for cats, dogs and exotics. She has three boys, Hunter 13 years old, Oscar 6 years old and Jaxon 5 years old. Jessica also has In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her boys, going to movies and a little bit of needlework. She is also a world traveler having moved 15 times in her lifetime to include, Europe, Asia and Africa.
We would like to welcome Taylor to our BSAC family. She will be joining our reception staff. She was born in Germany and has been in Central Texas for 15 years. She is currently pursueing a degree in early childhood education. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family and 2 cats – Hailey and Cash.
Lisha, Lead Veterinary Technician
Lisha joined our technician team in September 2019. She is originally from Odessa, TX but has been in Central Texas since she was three. She has worked as a vet tech for 4 years and has been in the veterinary arena for seven years. She is married to Thomas and they 2 daughters and 5 dogs. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, going on walks with her dogs and being outdoors with her family. Fun fact about Lisha is that she loves Halloween and Tim Burton movies!
Rachel, Kennel Staff
We would like to welcome Rachel to our kennel staff. Rachel hails from Ft. Hood and has been in the area for 19 years. She is currently attending the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor where she is studying biology/pre-med. In her free time, Rachel loves to dance, read and listen to “old” school music.
Danielle, Kennel Staff
Danielle is originally from Reahton, WA and has been in Central Texas for the past 12 years. She recently joined our kennel staff and enjoys loving on all the pets that are being groomed or boarded. She has a love for art and music and she loves to make people laugh.
Rachel, Kennel Staff
We would like to welcome Rachel to our kennel staff. She is born and raised in Temple, TX. She is currently in high school and plans to study animal science when she attends college. She enjoys playing soccer, photography and horseback riding, which she has done since she was little. Along with her mom, dad and younger brother her family has a rabbit, 2 dogs and a horse.
Meagan, Kennel Staff
is from Temple, Texas and has joined our kennel staff. She has a love for all animals and is excited to become part of our family. Meagan enjoys coaching T-ball, raising hogs and training and entertaining her three dogs she shares with her boyfriend, a Yorkie and 2 German Shepherds,
Anna, Kennel Staff
Anna is a local girl and is starting her junior year at Belton High School. She lives on a farm with her family where she has taken care of cattle, horses, cats, dogs and rabbits. Anna is involved in volleyball, track, FFA and an active member of her churches youth group. Along with her parents and two little sisters, her family includes a dog, a rabbit and 3 barn cats. Fun fact is Kentucky is Anna’s favorite vacation destination because she loves the gorgeous rose farms.