Our staff

Meet our Team!

Every one of the McKinney Animal Hospital’s staff members directly contributes to the success of our hospital. We have six veterinarians on staff, supported by a group of over 30 highly qualified, compassionate team members. They come from a wide variety of backgrounds with many wide-ranging talents. All of our staff members participate in numerous local and national continuing education sessions to further expand their knowledge which they pass on to you in an effort to provide the best care available to your canine and feline companions.

Management Staff

Janelle Baker is our Practice Manager. She has been with MAH since 2002 when we opened our new facility on Eldorado Parkway. She hails from Iowa and started working at MAH shortly after moving to Texas. She lives in Leonard with her husband, Heath, and their three kids, Allison, Chyenne, and Bryce. She shares her home with a Dachshund, a Schnauzer mix, a Chihuahua, a turtle, and a horse.

Customer Service Representatives

Andrea

Andrea Padgett

Bernie

Bernie Valencia started at MAH in 2012.  She was raised in El Paso and came to us with 11 years of experience as a veterinary CSR.  She moved to McKinney in 2012 with her 4 children and wonderful husband.

Kaitlyn Wooster

Chyenne Baker

Maria Stewart

Bianca

Bianca Sanchez

Medical Technicians and Technician Assistants

Ellen Chandler is our Senior Medical Technician and Animal Care Coordinator. Through the years, she has also become the Mother Hen of MAH. She has been with our practice since 1995. She takes great pride in taking care of all the pets that are entrusted to her care in our boarding facility. She lives in Princeton and shares her home with a dog and 2 cats. In what spare time she has, she loves spending time with her grandchildren and listening to Willie Nelson.

Tamala Purser is our Lead Medical Technician and Shift Supervisor. She has been with our practice since 2001. She is a Certified Veterinary Assistant through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Tamala is very dedicated, compassionate, and strives to do her very best. She lives in Anna with her husband, Josh, and their children, Hunter and Paisley. They share their home with a Soft Coarted Wheaten Terrier and an orange tabby.

Gay Nell Doshier has been with MAH since 2006. She is one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians. She has great patience and love for all animals which allows her to be one of our best handlers of our most fearful patients. She shares her home with “countless” dachshunds, an Italian Greyhound, and a cat.

Shannon Gidney has been with MAH since 2007. She graduated from the Bel-Rae Institute of Animal Technology in Colorado and is one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians. She loves relating to our clients as much as she loves interacting with the patients she handles every day. She lives in Van Alstyne with her husband, Brian, and their son, Jaxon. They share their home with a Blue Heeler and 3 cats.

Natasha Anderson came to MAH in 2008. She came to us with many years of veterinary technician experience. Her focus and attention to detail give her the cutting edge needed when running our lab corner. She lives in McKinney and shares her home with two dogs and two cats.

Suzanne Bisel came to MAH in 2010. She came to us with numerous years of veterinary field experience. You will always find Suzanne focused and working hard. She lives in Frisco her very spoiled pitbull.

Jody Kincaid came to MAH in 2012.  She is one of our Licensed Veterinary Technicians.  She is originally from South Texas and received her LVT from Palo Alto College in San Antonio.  Her special interest is in Feline Behavior Medicine.  She lives in Frisco with her 2 cats.

Michelle Short has been with MAH since 2012.  Michelle is very passionate about her job and never stops moving while she’s at work.    She is our resident boxer lover!  She shares her home with 2 boxers and 2 feline fur babies.

Rebecca Bustamante has been with MAH since 2014.  She is a Tucson, AZ native and came to us with 9 years of veterinary technician experience.  She and her family share their home with a Bull Terrier, and English Bulldog, and a Boston Terrier.

Allie

Allie Baker

Nicole with pup

Nicole Price

Rob Green

Grooming staff

Amanda Wise has been employed by McKinney Animal Hospital since 2006.  She came to MAH with over 10 years of experience and continuing education in the field of pet styling.  Amanda has always loved animals and is the proud mother of three children and three dogs.   In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her two legged and four legged children.

Sol Anderson returned to groom at McKinney Animal Hospital in 2015.  She came to MAH with multiple years of grooming experience.  Sol shares her home with a veritable zoo of five cats and four dogs.

Sarah Cox came to McKinney Animal Hospital in 2015.  She is our pet bather and a great help to our groomers.

Animal Care Attendants

Ellen Chandler is our Senior Medical Technician and Animal Care Coordinator. Through the years, she has also become the Mother Hen of MAH. She has been with our practice since 1995. She takes great pride in taking care of all the pets that are entrusted to her care in our boarding facility. She lives in Princeton and shares her home with a dog and 2 cats. In what spare time she has, she loves spending time with her grandchildren and listening to Willie Nelson.

Taryn Severson

DaiMone Lewis

Shayna Young

Stephanie Cass

Tyler Farrington

Amanda Johnson