AMANDA B. MILLS, DVM
Amanda Mills, DVM, graduated from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2012. She attended A&M in College Station for undergraduate studies in Biomedical Sciences and was accepted into vet school as a junior. Needless to say, she is a very proud Fightin’ Texas Aggie!
While in vet school, Dr. Mills developed a traveling internship to further her professional mixed animal experiences. She set out to further her education after graduation on the Navajo reservation (Arizona/New Mexico), where she performed mixed animal mission work, in Colorado and Wyoming, working with an ambulatory livestock company, in Oklahoma, working with cattle at sale barns and in privately-owned settings, and in Virginia, at a distinguished Equine clinic. She worked as a mixed animal practitioner for a short time in East Texas, but quickly learned her passion is in serving companion animals. Dr. Mills moved back to the metroplex in May 2013 and is so happy to be in the Canyon Creek neighborhood!
Dr. Mills’ passions include animal behavior/training, veterinary dentistry, and mission work. She was raised in Old East Dallas by her wonderful parents and has two younger siblings. She enjoys cooking, hiking, water sports, snow skiing, and spending time with her pets-- Cheyenne and Solomon (German Shepherd Dogs) and Kahlo (cat).
MORGAN FERRELL, DVM
Morgan Ferrell, DVM, graduated Abilene Christian University with an undergraduate degree in Biology, then Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine, earning her DVM in 2013. Dr. Ferrell worked for Hillside Veterinary Clinic directly after graduation, but has also spent time at our sister practices, Prestonwood Pet Clinic and Rowlett Veterinary Clinic; she was thrilled to make Canyon Creek Animal Clinic her full-time practice in 2015. Dr. Ferrell has an array of veterinary interests, but most enjoys teaching her clients about preventive care and nutrition. Dr. Ferrell has also begun studying small animal acupuncture, and has started to provide this service to our patients!
When not at work, she loves spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Ferrell and her husband are high school sweethearts from Weatherford, TX. They have a daughter named Ashlynn and a goldendoodle named Elle. With their free time, the Ferrells participate in their church, play golf, do yoga, and watch soccer.
Ruby Navarro, DVM
Ruby Navarro, DVM graduated from Ross University in 2018 after earning her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M Kingsville. Dr. Navarro is a native Texan, having grown up in the southern part of the state (near the Gulf of Mexico) and is bilingual (Spanish and English). After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Navarro practiced at our 24-hour sister practice, Hillside Veterinary Clinic, before joining us at CCAC in September of 2018. While she enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and wellness, Dr. Navarro is particularly interested in ocular cases and surgery. In her spare time, Dr. Navarro likes to go on spontaneous adventures and is fond of painting, dancing, and outdoor activities like fishing and hiking.
Ali Thames, DVM
We’re so excited to announce our fourth veterinarian, Dr. Ali Thames! Dr. Thames graduated from Texas A&M University and is a native of Texas, spending her formative years in the Hill Country in the company of cows and goats. Like many in this field, Dr. Thames felt called to Veterinary Medicine from a young age and often assisted at her father’s veterinary practice. At home, she likes to spend time adventuring the outdoors with her husband, Spencer, and playing with her sweet Maine Coon, “Ted”. Dr. Thames brings Canyon Creek Animal Clinic interest in feline medicine and her interest in skin disease and gastrointestinal issues.