Our Team

The Dedicated Veterinary Staff of The Feline Medical Center.

Hospital Manager

Stephanie

Stephanie

Stephanie was born and raised in Houston, TX. She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Sociology in 2011, and is working towards a Masters in Business Administration in the near future. Stephanie began her career in veterinary medicine in 2006 as a Client Relations Specialist and worked her way up to a Veterinary Nurse/Surgical Assistant in 2007. Stephanie’s customer service, nursing abilities and management skills helped her move up to the Hospital Manager position as she joined both Bay Glen Animal Hospital & the Feline Medical Center in January of 2015.

Stephanie enjoys interacting with the clients and their furry loved ones. To her, a relationship between the clients and their pets is a rewarding part of her job. When Stephanie is not working, she spends her time with her husband Jason, and their four-legged children. Together they have a dilute Calico cat, McKenzie, a Rat Terrier/Jack Russell mix, Daisy, Shih-Tzu, Meeka, Westhighland Terrier, Izzie and Lab Mix, Willow. Stephanie is a season ticket holder for the University of Houston and loves to cheer on her COOGS at football games! Stephanie also enjoys spoiling her little nephews, going to movies, comedy shows and the beach.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Lissa

Lissa was born in Houston but spent approximately ten years of her childhood growing up in the Middle East. She enjoyed her time overseas and is very grateful for the wonderful experience. Her love for animals and medicine led her to pursue a career as a veterinary nurse. Lissa graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Houston in 2012 with an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology and now stays very busy as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She has a strong passion for rescue and conservation. On the day's she is not working at Bay Glen she spends her time working for Friends for Life No Kill Shelter located in the Heights. She has four pets of her own including her dachshund "Spencer" and three cats "Ruca", "Tallah", and "Jiji". When she is not busy with her busy work schedule, Lissa enjoys relaxing and spending quality time with her boyfriend, trying delicious new food, and traveling the world.

Veterinary Nurse

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Jennifer

Jennifer was born and raised in Maryland where she has lived most of her life. She also had the pleasure of living in Canada for a few years prior to moving to Houston. She lived in the Cypress area before making her way down to the Clear Lake City area where she then joined the Bay Glen family. Jennifer has been working in the veterinary field since 1999 and loved working with animals. Jennifer became a registered EMT-B last semester and is currently going to school for phlebotomy. However, Jennifer will still continue to work with animals, as she cannot imagine not having them be a part of her life. Jennifer currently lives in La Porte with her husband and their two dogs, Athena, the three-legged wonder and Tiger, and three cats, Dash, Nutmeg and Mischief. One day, Jennifer hopes to expand their family to include a two legged critter!

Veterinary Nurse

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Tiffany

Tiffany was born and raised in Houston, TX. She graduated from Dickinson High School in 2011. Tiffany then attended the Vet Tech Institute and graduated with an Associates of Applies Science in Veterinary Technology in October of 2015. After Tiffany graduated, she worked in research and completed her externship at Baylor College of Medicine. Tiffany joined the Bay Glen family in December of 2015 as a Veterinary Nurse. She loves working with and caring for animals, small to large.

Tiffany currently lives at home with her fiancé and their 5 fur-babies and is planning her wedding which is in the fall of 2016. Together they have a Jack Russell Mix, Bailey, Schnoodle, Baxter, Red Heeler, Emily (who she adopted from VTI), Russian Blue, Ollie, and Tuxido Kitty, Oreo (who she also adopted from VTI). When Tiffany is not working, she loves spending time with her fiancé, Erik and their fur-babies. Tiffany also enjoys going to the movies, planning her wedding, trying delicious new food and watching movies!

Veterinary Nurse

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Erika

Erika was born and raised in Merryville, Louisiana then moved to Lake Charles, Louisiana where she attended and graduated from McNeese State University. She moved to League City, Texas in August of 2013 and started working at Bay Glen Animal Hospital in August of 2014 as a Kennel Attendant. She moved up to the position of Kennel Manager in October of 2014 and is currently training to become a Certified Veterinary Assistant.

Erika’s passion for animals started at a young age when she would frequently bring home injured lizards and frogs to nurse and release back into the back yard. She has worked in many fields dealing with animals from retail pet sales to helping build a discount spay and neuter facility. Her passion has always been in helping to ensure the health of all of the animals that she encounters.

Erika is currently the proud pet parent of 5 cats and 2 beta fish. Her furry children are a 21 year old black & white tuxedo pictured with her named Saber, 2 tabby cats named Mya and Links, a dilute calico named Marshmallow, and her Russian blue manx Sierra. Her beta fish are Cowboy and Quicksilver.

Veterinary Nurse

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Tori

Tori was born in Cypress, TX but raised in Channelview. She attended Channelview High School, and then went on to pursue her passion in animals at the Vet Tech Institute of Houston and graduated with her Associates in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in December of 2016. She takes her boards soon to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Tori loves to work with large and small animals. Tori knew at a young age that she loved animals and wanted to help them feel better! Tori has a fur baby of her own, Sami Jo. Sami Jo is a super sassy 5 year old tan Chihuahua.

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Ptiah

Ptiah was born at Lakenheath RAF, England. Her family was military and she moved to different countries while young. Her family decided to come to the states in 1988 and they settled in San Antonio, Texas where Ptiah grew up and graduated high school. After high school Ptiah decided to travel the states a bit. In 2008 she decided to go to school for web design. She attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division in 2008 where she graduated in 2009 and received her diploma in the program. After graduating she decided to go for her Bachelors in Web Design and Interactive Media. 4 months into the program Ptiah decided that was not for her and moved back home with her mom in Floresville, Texas. She worked as a waitress there. In 2012 Ptiah met her now fiancé Steven and moved to Dickinson in 2013 where she started working at the UPS Store. In early 2014 Ptiah found out she was pregnant and left the UPS store to focus on her family. Their daughter, Isablea Skye was born October 14, 2014. After a year of being a stay at home mom Ptiah decided she needed to do something to help support her family. After long consideration and research. Ptiah met with an admissions counselor with the Vet Tech Institute of Houston and was accepted into the program. She did her externship at The Feline Medical Center after school and graduated from VTI on April 18, 2017. After completion of her externship, Ptiah was offered a position at Bay Glen Animal Hospital where she gladly accepted the offer. Ptiah has been with us since April 2017.

Ptiah's love of animals started at a young age. Her family growing up were fosters for the Animal Defense League in San Antonio, TX. Finally finding her calling, Ptiah is dedicated to ensuring the health and well being of animals big and small. Ptiah is currently living with her fiancé of 6 years, their 3 year old daughter. They have 2 cats: Flash (5 years old) who is a domestic short hair brown tabby and Fiona (5 month old) Tortie Siamese.

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Mabel

Mabel was born in Cuba, but has lived most of her life in the suburbs of Miami. She lived in Los Angeles, California for five years and attended Whittier College before realizing Theatre was not what she wanted to pursue as a career. She moved to Houston at the end of 2016 to be a bit closer to family. Mabel’s parents were both born and raised on farms and although Mabel herself did not have that pleasure, her parent’s love for animals definitely influenced her growing up. As a child she had more animals than she could count, from parrots to rats to salt water fish . She currently has four cats, Cha-Cha, Hunter, Baby Cat and Sissy. Her fur family keeps her busy and spoiling them is one of her favorite past times when she is not at work. Besides animals, Mabel feels strongly about theatre, literature, video games and the ocean, and is happiest with her nose in a book or deep sea fishing.

Client Relations Specialist

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April

April joined the team at Bay Glen Animal Hospital in October 2001 as a Client Relations Specialist. April knew from an early age she wanted to work with animals. Even as a small girl, April was the one who rescued and took in injured and sick birds, squirrels and ducks from around her neighborhood. To this day her neighbors still come to her for her advice and help when they find an injured animal.

April’s 13 year old black lab mix named Chance is a real momma’s boy. He enjoys playing outside on sunny days & taking long naps in his chair.

April's kind and caring demeanor is evident to both clients and patients. Nothing is more rewarding to her than sending home a healthy patient. In her time away from the office, April enjoys traveling to exotic places & spending time with family & friends.

Client Relations Specialist

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Mary

Mary started her career in 1990 working at a well-established small animal practice in Midland, Michigan. After relocating in 1996, she continued to work as a veterinary nurse in a busy practice in Houston before moving to Clear Lake in 2002, when she joined the Bay Glen team. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary care but has a passion for animal behavior and the challenge of rehabilitating pets with behavioral issues using a positive, gentle approach through operant conditioning.

Mary is also involved with training and showing her own dogs in obedience, tracking, and conformation. In addition, she enjoys photography and kayaking. Mary lives in the Clear Lake area with her husband, Darrell, and their two Belgian Malinois “Cruise” and “Ruby” as well as a feisty Crimson Winged Parrot named “Ky.”

Client Relations Specialist

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Melissa moved back to the Houston area last August after four years away in East Texas. She is thrilled to join her family at Bay Glen Animal Hospital again! Melissa serves with her husband Carlos in the student ministry at Nassau Bay Baptist and loves every minute. Melissa and Carlos have three fur babies: Brutus, a 14 year old Pomeranian; Sophie, a spunky 10 year old mix; and Rory, a 6 year old bunny. She loves the clients and pets that she has been privileged to know for over 12 years at Bay Glen and looks forward to meeting many more.

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Kathleen

Kat has worked in the veterinary field on and off for 15 years primarily as a veterinary technician. She has worked in private practice, specialized internal medicine, and for several years in comparative medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Kat calls Houston her home since she has lived in and around the area most of her life. Her joy in life is being a mother to her son, Jarett and caring for her furry family members; Lefty, a loving canine companion; Poncho, Lefty’s feline companion, and Cotton, all around everyone’s feline buddy. Outside of work, Kat enjoys rollerblading, taking care of her yard and garden, and spending time with her son and pets. Her favorite motto is Carp Diem!

Kennel Technician

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Kaylie

Kaylie was born and raised in Texas. She started out in child care and transitioned to animal care when she moved to the Houston area in 2016. She started working at Bay Glen Animal Hospital as a kennel technician. She has two dogs of her own, named “Marley” and “Maddie”. She loves being around animals and spends her free time going to different parks and taking her dogs to the dog park.

Kennel Technician

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Kylee

Kylee was born and raised in the Houston area. She grew up in a family that revolved around their furry family members. Ever since she was a little girl she has loved and admired animals. Her childhood fascination with animals turned into her passion for wanting to help and learn about animals that cant help themselves. From rescuing stray dogs she found on the streets to helping her sister raise livestock, she wanted to be around it all. Kylee is going to be attending Howard Payne University to play volleyball and further her education. She will be enrolled in their pre vet program where she will decide what direct career path she wants to take. Kylee dreams of being a veterinarian, but has other interest in marine life and behavior that she isn't sure if she wants to follow yet. Even though Kylee doesn't directly know what career path she will be going down yet, she does know that It will be one that allows her to use the compassion that God blessed her with on the animals that she desperately wants to help and protect.

Kennel Technician

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Sophie

Sophie was born in Texas and has lived in Houston her entire life. She is a sophomore at Friendswood High School. She has loved animals all her life and hopes to become a veterinarian. She volunteers with Dr. Trevino at Friends For Life Animal Rescue every other weekend. She has five cats named Milo, Coco Puff, Sammy, Bailey, and Binky. She loves to be around animals and hang out with friends.

Pet Stylist

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John

John was born in Lynwood California. John became a pet stylist back in 1987 working for his family business in Lubbock, Texas for 19 years. John really enjoys working with animals and making them look nice. John has been working at Bay Glen Animal Hospital since January of 2014. John enjoys the outdoors, music, art and cooking.

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