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 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.


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


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


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!


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.


Tashanda

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!).


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!


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


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.


Tina

Pets: Two dogs and three cats: Pinto, a Cattle dog mix; Pepe, a Japanese Chin mix; Kayan, Rein, and Eevee, all domestic short-hairs.

Hobbies/interests: video games and going to the park with her family

Favorite food: Chipotle

Fun fact: Her pets are her kids!


Kennel Technicians

Kimberly

When you joined the practice: June 2018

Why she chose veterinary medicine: She started helping animals at age 6 and continues to this day!

Pets: Captain, a Doberman Pinscher

Favorite food: Tacos


Lauryn

When you joined the practice: September 2018

Hobbies/interests: Reading and gardening

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