Meet Our Support Staff

Angel Animal Hospital is pleased to be staffed with more than a dozen team members to help care for your pet. If you have any questions about our support staff, please let us know!

Practice Manager

Meagan L. Gardner, CVPM

Practice manager

When you joined the practice:  May 1998

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Earned CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) in October 2011.

Pets:  A cat named Kitty (born without a tail)

Hobbies:  Spending time with my daughter, reading, singing, playing the piano, and planning my next Disneyworld trip or helping others plan theirs

Fun fact:  I love Disney!

Favorite quote:  “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.” -Mary Poppins


Veterinary Technicians

Ruby

Head Veterinary Technician

When you joined the practice:  April 2007

Pets:  A Chihuahua named Monchiki, a pit bull named Jigsaw, a Chihuahua mix named Master Splinter, and two cats named Tino and Highway

Hobbies:  Scrapbooking and taking pictures

Fun fact:  I love smelling dogs’ paws. They smell like corn chips. I also like doing nail trims, expressing anal glands, and cleaning dirty ears.

Favorite quote:  “God first.”

Favorite movies:  “The Notebook” and “Goodfellas”

Favorite candy:  Sour Patch Watermelons

Unfulfilled dream:  I want to go school to be a nurse or an ultrasound tech. I also want to get married, have children, and own land for a lot of stray dogs and cats.


Marilyn

When you joined the practice:  March 2011

Pets:  A poodle named Fufu and a cat named Bacon

Hobbies:  Playing volleyball

Fun fact:  I love to fix broken things (cars, 4-wheelers, etc.).

Favorite Bible verse:  “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.”-Philippians 4:13

Favorite snack:  I love candy snacks!

Unfulfilled dream:  Going to Hawaii!


Pamela

When you joined the practice:  November 2012

Pets:  Many cats, including Puma, Panther, Shadow, Simon, and Sophia

Hobbies:  Watching movies, especially ones that are based on true stories, and foreign movies; taking care of foster kittens; and cycling (sometimes).

Fun fact:  I love antiques and enjoy going in antique stores just to browse around and look at the dates.

Favorite quote:  “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

Favorite food:  Buffalo wings

Favorite movie:  “The Lion King” and “Jawbreaker”

Unfulfilled dream:  To go to Venice and Rome and visit a big cat rescue sanctuary


Stephanie

When you joined the practice:  February 2015

Pets:  Two cats named Cheddar and Rattata (named after the Pokèmon) and two dogs named Gordio and Rambo

Hobbies:  I play video games in my free time (I love “Street Fighter”). I can also watch horror films all day.

Fun fact:  I got to meet Sebastian Stan (actor who played the Winter Soldier in the “Captain America” movies) in September.

Favorite food:  I love burgers.

Unfulfilled dream:  One day, I want to be an extra in a “Captain America” movie.


Tara

When you joined the practice:  October 2015

Education:  Howard College in San Angelo, TX (certified phlebotomist)

Pets:  Toy poodle named Biski, a hedgehog named Sally, and a Morgan horse named Presley

Hobbies/interests:  Spending time with my children, sports cars, fishing, and riding horses

Fun fact:  I love to barrel race.

Favorite quote:  “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Favorite food:  I love sushi.

Unfulfilled dream:  To be a registered nurse


Receptionists

Amanda

When you joined the practice:  November 2013

Pets:  Two Chihuahuas named Missy and Betty, a mixed breed named Kymmie, and a pit bull named Brock

Hobbies:  Watching my child play softball and spending time with my family

Fun fact:  I’m obsessed with horror movies and trying to own every color lipstick out there. I own over 20 colors of lipstick.

Favorite snack:  Teddy Grahams with a big glass of milk


Demetria

When you joined the practice:  January 2005

Pets:  A cat named Baelfire, an Olde English Bulldogge named Bonnie, and a bearded dragon named Spike

Hobbies:  Scrapbooking and spending time with family

Fun fact:  I have been with my husband for 11 years, but we married in February 2014. We have two sons named Lincoln and Maximus.

Favorite food/snack:  Sushi and cupcakes

Favorite drink:  “Big Red”


Kimber

When you joined the practice:  March 2015

Pets:  Two cats named Freeway and Summer

Hobbies:  Reading and writing

Fun fact:  I love all types of music.

Favorite quote:  “There is more to the book than just the cover.”

Favorite books:  “Harry Potter” and “Game of Thrones” books

Favorite show:  “The 100”

Unfulfilled dream:  I want to have a book published.


Tennille

Position:  Receptionist

When you joined the practice:  September 2006

Pets:  A Lab mix named Tabitha and six cats named Gutter, Lexi, Letty, Jasmine, Mia, and Simbatha

Hobbies:  Reading and “cat collecting”

Fun fact:  I have three children.


Tracy

When you joined the practice:  November 2002

Education:  Bachelor of Arts in humanities from the University of Houston-Clear Lake

Pets:  A herd of cats (AKA clowder)

Hobbies:  Hiking and spending time with family

Fun fact:  I’m a tomboy with a wicked sense of humor.

Favorite song:  “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”

Favorite book/movie genre:  I enjoy books and movies of the dystopian genre.

Unfulfilled dream:  To serve as a missionary


Kennel Technicians

Jamie

When you joined the practice:  November 2014

Pets:  Two dogs named Scarlett and Whiskey, a guinea pig named Porkchop, and five cats named Elmo, Bigman, Mr. Paw, Eevee, and Fifi, and two big fish tanks

Hobbies:  Playing with my cats, playing video games, and fishing

Fun fact:  I love shooting bow. I also have a whole room dedicated to my love for dinosaurs.

Favorite movie:  “Paul”

Favorite food:  Pizza and cookie dough

Unfulfilled dream:  I would love to work with big cats or own my own business.


Karen

When you joined the practice:  August 2012

Pets:  Two huskies named Onix and Noah

Hobbies:  Collecting keychains

Favorite Bible verse:  “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.”-Philippians 4:13

Favorite book:  “The Notebook”

Favorite food:  I love wings!