AMANDA B. sharp, DVM
Amanda Sharp, 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. Sharp 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. Sharp’s 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). She married Stephen in 2021.
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 two daughters Addyson and Paisley, and two dogs a mix named Leroy and a Cavalier King Charles named Salgood. With their free time, the Ferrells participate in their church, play golf, do yoga, and watch soccer.
Ryley Carman, DVM
Ryley Carman, DVM, joined Canyon Creek Animal Clinic in July of 2021 after graduating from Washington State University. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Carman attended the University of Texas- Permian Basin, majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management. In her early life, Dr. Carman grew up just north of Salt Lake City, Utah where she nurtured her love of animals from a young age. Dr. Carman is so excited to be back in Texas, to bring us her interests in preventive care and dentistry! When Dr. Carman is not at Canyon Creek, she leads an active life with her big, fluffy Great Pyrenees mix, Harold; enjoying runs, hiking, playing volleyball, baking, and spending time with her friends!
David Westra, DVM
David Westra, DVM, joined Canyon Creek Animal Clinic in July of 2021 after graduating from Texas A&M, where he attended both undergrad and veterinary school. Dr. Westra is originally from Garland, TX and is married to his high school sweetheart, Allison. At home, he has a dachshund mix named Sarge and a domestic shorthair cat named Hilary. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with friends, playing board games, and online gaming. Dr. Westra brings us interests in surgery and preventive medicine!