Meet Our Team in Pasadena, TX

Angel Animal Hospital is pleased to be staffed with more than a dozen team members to help care for you and your pet. If you have any questions about our veterinary staff or practice, please let us know by calling (713) 944-2424!

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 daughters, 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


Receptionists

Tennille

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.


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


Dolores

When you joined the practice: April 2019

Pets: Cairn Terrier named Peanut, Jack Russell named Zero, and Chihuahua named Flynn

Hobbies: Yard work, Visiting nursing homes, Rescuing Animals

Fun Fact: Loves to country dance

Favorite Quote: “Until they all have a home…”

Favorite Movie: Wizard of Oz

Favorite foods: Mexican food and chocolate


Sonia

When you joined the practice:  December 2023

Pets:  A rescued Terrier mix named Uno

Hobbies:  Enjoying time with family, trying new food spots, shopping and traveling

Favorite Movie: “The Notebook”

Fun fact:  I have been in the vet industry for 4 years


Rubi

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.


Karen

When you joined the practice:  August 2012

Pets: Chihuahua named Sophie, Husky named Noah, and Lab Mix named Matteo

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!


Veterinary Technicians

Tashanda (Tashy), LVT

When you joined the practice: September 2018

Education: Associate degree in applied science veterinary technology

Pets: Three cats and one Chihuahua

Hobbies/interests: Dancing, singing, watching movies, and playing video games

Favorite movie: “To All the Boys I Loved Before”

Favorite Quote: “If you can’t love yourself, how you gonna love anybody else?”

Unfulfilled dream: To go back to school for veterinary medicine

Fun fact: She’s hilarious (or so she thinks she is!).


Paola

When you joined the practice: April 2019

Pets: Pitbull named Rambo & Maine Coon Mix named Tom

Hobbies: Spending time with family, Cooking, Camping, Dance, Travel, Going to the beach

Fun Fact: Considers herself a clean freak

Favorite Quote: “Start each day with a grateful heart!”

Favorite Food: I love to try foods from different parts of the world.

Unfulfilled Dream: Travel the world and learn from different cultures. Go to Thailand, visit the elephant sanctuary, and have a mud bath with them.


Marleny

When you joined the practice: June 2020

Pets: Chihuahua named Minnie & Cat named Soso

Hobbies: Watching Movies, Reading, Spending time with family

Favorite Quote: “When life gets you down, do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming!” —Dory, Finding Nemo

Favorite Book: A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer


Sarah

When you joined the practice: September 2022

Pets: 10 cats and 3 dogs

Hobbies: Relaxing in bed with my cats and watching the Astros

Fun fact: I have two teenage children.

Favorite color: Green


Diann

When you joined the practice: February 2023

Pets: A pitbull named Mack, a collie mix named Maggie, and a cat named Felix

Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, traveling and reading

Fun fact: I have two daughters, and my oldest is also a vet tech!

Favorite food: Mexican food

Favorite baseball team: Houston Astros


Trinity

When you joined the practice: April 2024

Pets: A Greyhound named Cooper, a French Bulldog named Goku, a German Shepherd named Dakota, a leopard gecko named Spaz, and a fish tank

Hobbies: Spending time outdoors, growing plants, creating aquariums with live plants, and learning how ecosystems operate

Fun fact: I’m from Tennessee


Tandy

When you joined the practice: July 2020


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.


Alex

When you joined the practice: June 2023

Pets: A cat named Charlie and a bearded dragon named Elliot

Hobbies: Drawing/painting, tennis, writing and reading

Fun fact: I was accepted into the Houston Zoo Teen Program

Favorite movie: Star Wars

Favorite book: Fire by Kristen Cashore