Hospital Staff

Terre, Clinic ManagerTerre 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.

JosieClient 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.

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.

RachaelRachael 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. Rachael'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.

KrisVeterinary Technician Kris has been working for Crossroads Animal Clinic since March of 2017. Before her involvement with our group, Kris worked as an Animal Control Officer, then moving on to work as a Day Care Assistant and Kennel Assistant. Here at Crossroads Animal Clinic, Kris works alongside our talented veterinarians, helping to greet our clients and their beloved pets, determine the reason for their visit, and assisting our doctors with their assessments and plan of action.

Kris enjoys interacting with owners and their pets, helping to ensure that everyone leaves happy. “I love working at Crossroads Animal Clinic because my coworkers love what they do, and they take their jobs seriously and we all enjoy each other’s presence,” Kris proclaims. “We have awesome clients and patients that make each day a special one!”

In her free time, Kris enjoys perusing yard sales and thrift stores to find the best treasures for the best prices. Kris also enjoys the active life, including attending and watching baseball games, football games, and basketball games. She also likes to go hiking and going to the gym. When Kris feels like kicking back to relax, she likes spending her downtime with her family and friends.

ChrisCommunicating effectively with owners and interacting with patients to get the most information is an everyday occurrence with Veterinary Technician, Chris Antony (Yes, my mom forgot the H). Chris was welcomed to the Crossroad Animal Clinic team in July of 2018 and since has been working hard to help ensure our clients have the best experiences possible. He is always happy to learn, and does so with a smile.

Chris is currently enrolled in TCC to finish his associate degree in science. Afterwards, Chris aspires to transfer to A&M University for their veterinary program. He is a great listener and is very analytical. Chris has been working in the animal related field since 2014 working for different veterinary clinics.

“I’ve always loved animals,” Chris says, “and working at Crossroads has been an amazing experience over all. We work as a team. It’s a positive environment and there is always something new to learn.”

At home, Chris owns 3 Husky mixes. The oldest is named Charly, the next eldest is named Shadow, and Titan is the youngest of the group. Chris loves taking them for walks or going running. In his spare time, Chris enjoys working out and training in Muay Tai. He also served as a worship leader for about a year, and now is a youth pastor. Chris loves music and playing bass guitar or singing at his church. His goal on a daily basis is to show people hope and put a smile on people’s faces however he can.

KrisCaitlin was welcomed to the Crossroads Animal Clinic veterinary staff in June of 2018 and has been working part-time as one of our outstanding Veterinary Technicians. Some of Caitlin’s responsibilities here include providing client education and answering questions, monitoring in surgery, and providing general care to hospitalized or visiting patients. Microscopy is one area of her job that Caitlin likes best, as well as interacting with our phenomenal clients and their pets.

“I love the doctors and my coworkers,” Caitlin says. “Everyone here is constantly showing love and compassion towards the animals we care for, the clients, and each other.”

One unique attribute Caitlin possesses is 2.5 years of avian wildlife rehab experience. She has also administered rehabilitation and husbandry services at a reptile and exotic pet store before coming to our facility. Caitlin has an associate degree in Veterinary Technology and is in school for graphic communication.

Away from the animal clinic, Caitlin has a few pets of her own. She owns a chested gecko named Flapjack, a leopard gecko named Dot, a green-cheeked conure named Chili Bird, and a tri-color tabby cat named Snickers. In her down-time Caitlin likes practicing photography, going for hikes, or staying in and playing video games.

ShelbyA true animal lover, Shelby is a full-time Veterinary Assistant here at Crossroads Animal Clinic. She helps out during appointments by restraining pets for technicians, caring for our boarded pets, cleaning our facilities, assisting with x-rays, and performing ultrasounds. Shelby is always ready to help others and is so willing to learn new things. We love her dedication to her position and how well she works with her teammates. Shelby really has such compassion for every animal in her care.

"I love the environment, we all work as a team," says Shelby. "No matter what is going on outside of work, we all come in in a good mood ready to work."

Shelby is currently enrolled at Tarrant County College acquiring some basic skills before veterinary school. Before joining our team on June 1, 2020, Shelby worked for 3½ years in the veterinary care field. She helped to care for boarded pets and supervised daycare at both Wagtime Doggy Daycare and Seguin Animal Clinic.

At home, Shelby has a 7½ year old tabby cat named Beans. She enjoys spending her free time reading, painting, walking trails, and hanging out with family and friends.

AlyssaAlyssa joined the team here at Crossroads Animal Clinic as a full-time Veterinary Assistant on June 1, 2020. She is responsible for restraining and comforting patients during procedures and appointments, maintaining the cleanliness of the clinic, and caring for boarders and hospitalized patients. Alyssa loves watching the initially distraught clients leave the clinic content with their pet's future care plan. She is always striving to learn more about how to contribute to the clinic's efficient operation!

Before joining our clinic, Alyssa worked in the animal care field for a year both as an Animal Care Technician for the summers of '17 and '18, and as a Research Technician in the TCU bat lab from September 2018-September 2019. Alyssa has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Texas Christian University.

"Crossroads Animal Clinic cares greatly about their employees, patients, and clients. My coworkers go out of their way to perform outstanding customer service while also providing the care essential for a patient's health & longevity, and I am happy to be a part of the team!"

A true animal lover, Alyssa has two cats of her own at home! Kovu and Toulouse are both 2-year-old Domestic Short-haired cats. She loves horseback riding and volunteering at Mollie's Cat Place. Alyssa also loves to spend her time wakeboarding and surfing.

LacyReceptionist Lacy is responsible for answering phones, scheduling appointments, and helping our office run smoothly. Lacy is so dependable and friendly, and she loves building relationships with clients and their pets! Before joining our team full-time in November of 2020, Lacy also worked as a CSR - VCA from 2017-2019. She has about six years of experience working in the veterinary care field.

At home, Lacy has several pets of her very own! Ripley is a 3-year-old chihuahua and Charlie is a 5-year-old Basset mix. She also has a 5-year-old bearded dragon named Medusa. Lacy says that she loves working at Crossroads Animal Clinic because of our free snacks and friendly staff! In her free time, Lacy enjoys spending time with family and friends and she is currently learning to garden!

Nayara Nayara has been a Veterinary Technician at Crossroads Animal Clinic since September 2020. She brings positivity and over 2 years’ experience in the animal-care field to our team. As a Veterinary Technician, Nayara's responsibilities include drawing blood, assisting veterinarians, and comforting patients.

"Everybody is super kind & nice. I love the atmosphere and environment here," says Nayara of working at Crossroads Animal Clinic.

At home, Nayara has 2 Chihuahuas, Gollum & Wednesday. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys working out, playing video games & watching horror movies.

LisaGroomer Lisa joined the Crossroads Animal Clinic in August of 2020, and has experience working in the veterinary care field since 2001. Lisa is in charge of bathing, cleaning anal glands, nail trimmings, haircuts, and brushing. She loves to meet new people and help pets in need! We are so grateful for her patience in difficult situations and calm demeanor. Lisa has a BA from Capital University in Columbus Ohio. Before joining the Crossroads Animal Clinic team, Lisa worked as an Obedience Instructor from 1997-2002. She also worked with a mobile mini farm from 1995-2000, and as a groomer in 2004 and 2010-2013.

Lisa says, "Crossroads is a friendly, helpful work environment with a great passion for animal health and care. It is a pleasure to come to work."

At home, Lisa has several pets of her very own. Petrice is a Senegal parrot, Squip the chihuahua, Evie the black cat, and her three Chinese chested dogs, Indy, China, and Wappy. In her free time, Lisa likes to volunteer at a wildlife rehabilitation center where she cares for squirrels, opossum, and birds. She also enjoys doing home improvement projects, crochet, listening to audible books, hiking, and spending time with her grandkids and family.

Jessica Full-time Receptionist Jessica joined the Crossroads Animal Clinic team in December of 2020. She is responsible for checking patients in and out, scheduling appointments, answering the phones, filing paperwork, and helping others whenever she can. Jessica loves being around animals and helping to facilitate their care. She even has plans of one day attending veterinary school!

Jessica has previous experience volunteering at a local animal shelter where she helped to clean kennels, food bowls, and washed beds and blankets. She loves working at Crossroads Animal Clinic because we are like one big family!

A true animal lover, Jessica has two horses, a cat, a goldfish, and five dogs. Jessica likes to spend time at the barn with her horses, play video games, and spend time with family and friends.