Our Team

Our Team

KATIE

Practice Manager

Katie is a native of Dallas and has been a member of the Canyon Creek family since 2017! She went to Colorado State University to pursue her Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management and Zoology and moved back to Texas in 2017. Katie started as a technician and has worked her way to practice manager over the years. Katie has two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and gets to live her dream of working with animals every day! Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, watching movies, going to concerts and being outdoors.


Lisa

Lisa

Veterinary Technician

Lisa is originally from Oklahoma, but has lived in Texas for enough time to qualify as an honorary Texan. Lisa brings a whopping 35 years of veterinary experience with her and boasts a Licensed Veterinary Technician degree (2006). Lisa’s greatest veterinary interest is surgery, where she has specialized for most of the last 20 years. Outside of work, Lisa has eclectic taste and enjoys antiquing with her daughters, reading paper books, collecting western books and artifacts, and going to hockey games (Go Stars!). Lisa extends her affection for our patients to her home, where she cares for numerous geriatric cats and dogs.


Amanda

AMANDA

Customer Service Representative

Amanda was born in Oklahoma and raised in Texas. She received her Associate of Arts degree from Tarrant Count College, and went on to develop several years of experience in veterinary medicine. Amanda shines as one of our CSRs up front, but she also loves helping out as a technician in our treatment area. She loves creating relationships with out clients. She has a special spot for orange tabbies and German Shepherds and spends her time at home with her cat Thomas and dog Hilde watching horror movies and traveling when she has the chance.


Carly

Carly

Customer Service Representative

Carly moved to Texas from Maryland in July of 2020. She brings Canyon Creek Animal Clinic years of veterinary reception experience (even working in emergency practices). Carly particularly enjoys being cross-trained and developing technical skills, and spending time with our gentle giant breeds like pit bulls, dobermans, and mastiffs. At home, Carly likes watching movies, exploring new places & trying new things.


Alina

Alina

Veterinary Technician

Alina was born and raised in Dallas, TX and joined Canyon Creek Animal Clinic in 2021 as a veterinary technician. She's currently attending Richland College and is interested in gaining all of the experience she can in order to pursue a career as a veterinarian. Alina spends a lot of time at Canyon Creek caring for urgent visits between our regularly scheduled appointments, answering phones, and helping out in whichever areas have the greatest need. She has a senior chihuahua mix named Chloe and a Doberman mix named Nani. When Alina isn't working or studying, she enjoys watching the Mavs play, hiking, camping, and being outside with her pups.


Rachael

Rachael

Veterinary Technician

Rachael moved to Texas from Arizona in 2021 after graduating from Pima Medical Institute with her veterinary technician degree. She helps out in all areas of the practice, but is primarily Dr. Carman's exam room technician. She has two cats named Winston and Charlotte and enjoys spending time with her friends during her time off. 


Colleen

Veterinary Technician

Colleen moved to Texas from Chicago, IL in 2021 to work as a technician at our practice! Colleen is a team player in every sense of the phrase and loves to help us out in all departments. In her time outside of the clinic, Colleen loves watching movies, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. She has a 3-year-old tabby cat named Korg and a 3-month-old kitten named Gamora.


Sarai

Sarai

Veterinary Technician

Sarai was born and raised in Richardson, TX and joined us in 2021 during which time she earned a degree in Veterinary Technology at Collin College. She loves helping in all areas of the clinic, but generally juggles surgery and appointments as a floater technician. Sarai is engaged to her fiancée, Bradley, and has a cat named Musha. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, playing video games, and doing arts & crafts. 


Abin

Abin

Veterinary Technician

Abin was born in California and moved to Texas as a youngster. He started working in the veterinary field in Huntsville, TX for several years, but has held a variety of different jobs including human medicine and pest control (he even majored in music in college). Abin lives in the Dallas area now with his wife (Bri), pup (Rosie), and cat (Jareth). Abin currently works as the primary exam room technician for Dr. Westra, but also picks up shifts everywhere else in the clinic as his sweet, calm personality endears clients and patients instantly. In his spare time, Abin enjoys sci-fi and horror movies and Pokémon. 


Justin

Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon


Michael

michael

Veterinary Technician

Michael was born and raised in Dallas, TX and has been in the veterinary field for a little over 8 years. He brings to the clinic many years of experience including but not limited to surgery assistance, emergency care, cross training as a customer service representative, and exam room technician skills! He spends his time off remodeling his house, building projects with his son and spending as much time as he can outside. He has a Border Collie named Maxie and an orange tabby named Mojo-jojo.


Berkeley 

Customer Service Representative

Bio coming soon