Hospital Staff

Terre, Clinic Manager Terre is the practice manager at Crossroads Animal Clinic. She has been part of the Crossroads team since 1994 and has worked in the animal care field for more than 30 years. Terre enjoys helping clients by providing excellent care for their pets and working with the compassionate veterinary medical team at the hospital.

In her spare time, Terre enjoys spending time with friends and family, bargain shopping and visiting new places. She shares her home with her husband and two sons, as well as Harley Bear (her aussie/shepherd mix) along with Dan the Man and Katy the Lady—both tripod kitties that rule the house.

Josie Client service representative Josie joined the Crossroads Animal Clinic staff in 2007. She has worked in the animal care field now 16 years and she believes Crossroads provides the best care possible for its patients. Outside of work, she likes playing adult softball and spending time with her boys. She shares her home with a Boxer mix named Rosie.

Dominique, Veterinary Technician Veterinary Technician Dominique has been with Crossroads Animal Clinic since May of 2010, but began her career in animal care in 1998. “I like working at Crossroads Animal Clinic because we treat each pet as if they were our own and we are dedicated to each pet’s best care,” she says. “We always put the quality of care first.”

At home, Dominique has a Border Collie/Pointer mix named Elmer Fudd. Her interests include spending time with her daughter Addylin, sewing, painting and running.

Alex, Veterinary Technician Veterinary Technician Alex has been with Crossroads since August of 2011 and has been working as a vet tech since 2009. He assists the doctors with exams and surgeries, and always receives clients and schedules appointments with a light touch and good mood.

Alex has a degree in Business Management, with an emphasis on entertainment and sports management.

"I like working in this field and seeing the variety of pets people have," Alex said about why he likes working at Crossroads. He enjoys the process of learning abut how to diagnose and treat the animals that come into the clinic.

Alex has two dogs, Smeagol and Sophie. He's a fan of disc golf and doing just about anything outdoors.

Ryan, Veterinary AssistantMotivated by his love for animals and desire to provide them with the best possible care, Ryan has been a part of the Crossroads Animal Clinic team since August 2013. As a veterinary technician, his duties include helping out during exams, assisting with surgeries, working in the laboratory, and helping with anything else asked of him.

"I enjoy working at Crossroads because the staff is like family," he says. "Everyone is willing to do anything to help."

At home, Ryan cares for a cat named Clementine, a German Shepherd named Maya, and a mix named Harley. He enjoys hunting, fishing, going to the racetrack, and geocaching with his dogs.

Mary, GroomerGroomer Mary has worked at Crossroads Animal Clinic since January 2013, but she's been employed in animal-related positions for over 17 years. She has an Associate's Degree in Applied Science. At our hospital, Mary's job responsibilities include working with our clients to make their pets look their best, while helping to maintain their quality of health by monitoring for any issues that may be present. Since joining our team, she's become known around the hospital for her positive attitude and willingness to lend a helping hand.

"I love working here because everyone is friendly and professional," Mary says. "The clinic is very welcoming, and the staff makes you feel like family."

At home, Mary cares for two ferrets named Snickers and Twix, three cats named Zuki, Panyo and Gypsy, and a dog named Bella. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her kids, baking, watching movies, and attending sporting events.

NoelleNoelle joined the team at Crossroads Animal Clinic in January of 2015. Since coming on board as a kennel assistant, her duties have included keeping the kennel area clean, stocking around the clinic and providing other assistance whenever and wherever it's needed. Noelle is enrolled at Tarrant County College, pursuing her doctorate.

"I like working here because it's fun and very rewarding," Noelle says. "The doctors and other staff members are awesome, and I feel welcomed and liked here."

At home, Noelle enjoys fishing, hunting, playing video games, and four-wheeling. She's also the proud pet parent to three domestic shorthaired cats named Malibu, Jager and Fireball, a Miniature Schnauzer named Schatzi, a Polish Rabbit named Aggie, and two Quarter Horses named Doc and Gus.

HannahVeterinary technician Hannah has been part of the staff at our animal hospital since June of 2015, and she's been employed in animal-related positions for over two years. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Science at the University of Arizona. Since joining Crossroads Animal Clinic, Hannah has been charged with assisting with appointments and surgery, providing vaccines and treatment, and fostering client education.

"Everyone who works here is so nice and it's like a second family," Hannah says. "We all strive to give pets the best available care and keep our clients happy."

In her free time, Hannah enjoys going to concerts, listening to music and working out. She also cares for several pets at home, including a cat named Gabi, a dog named Maya, and a dog named Roxy.

Client Service Representative Jennifer joined the team at Crossroads Animal Hospital in June 2016, where she strives to make operations run smoothly and efficiently. She's excellent at filling in gaps or missing pieces of the hospital's operations. Jennifer's daily responsibilities include greeting clients and their pets, keeping hospital records up to date on the computer, checking patients in and out, and helping clients with any questions they may have. She enjoys the fast pace of the hospital and that each patient is unique in their own way.

"I love my job here," Jennifer says. "It took me awhile to feel like this was my family. I already was accepted, but when you have nothing it's hard to accept good things happening to you. This place and family have made me a better person and a better worker."

At home, Jennifer has a 6-year-old Rottweiler named Buddy, an 11-year-old Shih Tzu named Monkey, a 2-year-old cocker spaniel named Henry and a 3-year-old Chihuahua named Cheeto. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys baking, sewing, watching movies, making her kids laugh and taking family trips.

Rachel has been a veterinary technician at Crossroads Animal Hospital since August 2016. She's a positive person, and has over eight years of experience in the animal-care field. Rachel's responsibilities include drawing blood, maintaining quality control on bloodwork machines, vaccine reaction reimbursement, running rooms and checking out clients. She holds an associate degree, and is a licensed veterinary technician in the state of Texas.

"This clinic offers top-quality patient care while putting the needs of both the patient and the client first," Rachael says. "The honesty and integrity of both my coworkers and doctors on staff provide me with a wonderful work environment."

At home, Rachael has an 11-year-old Chiweenie dog named Beans, a 6-year-old Chihuahua named Willow and a 2-year-old Brittany named Rowan. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and her three dogs. Rachael also enjoys gardening at her house and taking walks with her fur family.

Veterinary Assistant Chris Benitez joined the staff at Crossroads Animal Hospital in October 2016. He's worked in the animal-care field since 2014, and his favorite part of the job is being around great people and loving animals. Chris has a warming smile, and his great personality lends itself to his job on a daily basis.

"My coworkers are dedicated to giving the best care to our clients," Chris says. "Their love for animals is extraordinary."

At home, Chris has three Husky mixes: 9-year-old Charly, 8-year-old Shadow and 4-year-old Titan. In his free time, he enjoys working out and playing baseball. Reading his Bible is one of Chris' many passions.