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

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.


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


Lauryn

When you joined the practice: September 2018

Pets: Orange tabby named Garfield (Follow him on Instagram!)

Hobbies/interests: Reading and gardening

Favorite quote: “Do everything in love” (1 Corinthians 16:14).


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


Alondra

When you joined the practice: August 2023

Pets: 1 cat named Bunny

Hobbies: Trying new brunch spots in Houston, spending time with my family, and helping children care for and train longhorns

Fun fact: I love Hello Kitty!


Veterinary Technicians

Tashanda (Tashy)

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


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


Jeremy

When you joined the practice: September 2022