Carey – Hospital Administrator
Carey has been a member of the LazyPaw team since moving to Texas in April 2013 from Southern California. She joined LazyPaw as an assistant, but was quickly promoted to Lead Veterinary Technician where she was responsible for running anesthesia, caring for hospitalized patients, and training new members of the technical staff. She received her degree in Veterinary Technology in November 2015 and, after passing both the National and State Board Exams, became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in January 2016. In 2018 Carey added Certified Veterinary Practice Manager to her list of accomplishments. Carey and her husband have two rescue dogs at home – a Malamute named Tana (named after a New Zealand rugby player) and a Lab Mix named Rita.
Becca – Manager
Becca is the most senior member of the LazyPaw team having joined in November 2011. She is our Chief Client Coordinator and has been serving as a Practice Manager where she is responsible for client satisfaction, maintaining the clinical schedule, and training new staff members among many other responsibilities. After attending Central Michigan University, she moved through Montana and Wyoming before settling in Frisco. Becca will be adding to her list of accomplishments by completing all the necessary requirements to become a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager in 2019. She has two Dogue de Bordeauxes (French Mastiffs) at home named Hera and Padme.
Shelby – Veterinary Technician
Certified Veterinary Assistant Shelby is from Dallas and is an anchor of the technical team for over 3 years. Her off hours are spent reading, playing story driven video games and entertaining her two vivacious felines, Sawyer and Olive. Her favorite part about working at LazyPaw is the opportunity to sharpen her skills while learning new ones. She is currently studying for the Certified Veterinary Assistant Level III examination. Thank you Shelby for your ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and your dedication to your furry charges and their families!
Lindsey – Veterinary Assistant
Please say hello to Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA) Lindsey! Originally from Kansas City, MO, she has made Texas her home. A keystone of the LazyPaw Technical Team, she loves the great outdoors especially when exploring with her family including her handsome canine companions: Augi and Big Boy!
Lindsey says her favorite aspects of her job are diagnostics and that every day is different, bringing new challenges and successes in patient and client care! She also has an amazing, hidden talent: She can whistle like a cricket! It is so cool. In addition to her many clinical work, Lindsey is currently preparing to take the CVA II exam.
Brianna – Client Coordinator
Brianna came to Frisco from Whitesboro. She shares her home with huggable Henry, a pittie/collie mix, and lovely kitty named Lemur. Brianna tells us she loves to enjoy good food with family and friends, relishes the feeling after a great work out, is a horror flick aficionado and an avid sports fan, and loves jammin’ to righteous tunes! She tells us the best part of her job at LazyPaw is working with a great team and learning more every day about small animal veterinary medicine.
Karli – Veterinary Technician
Meet Karli! A veteran Tech at LazyPaw. She says the favorite part of her job is bonding with her patients and their families. Have a favorite pasta recipe? Please share it because not only is she a fan, she’s also a tremendous cook!
Karli shares her home with two active dogs, Bear and Rex, who definitely increase the energy and challenge level of her aerial yoga practice. Her other hobbies include soccer, horseback riding and reading. She reports her favorite place she’s visited thus far is Yellowstone. Finally, Karli has the spookiest real life ghost story.
Audrey – Client Coordinator
Meet Audrey, Texas native from neighboring Grapevine, she is one of our newest Client Coordinators! She has the sweetest border collie/aussie mix named Hollie, a true working dog and devoted canine companion.
Audrey enjoys a good read and volunteering her time in support of her community in addition to meditative yoga practice in her spare time. Her favorite part about LazyPaw: She feels like everyone on the team is like family, and of course the puppies
Kailee – Veterinary Assistant
Kailee is a Frisco native and has become an important member of our team. Her long term goal is to become a veterinarian! A former collegiate soccer player, Kailee is a tremendous athlete who loves adventure and sharing her home with 3 active dogs and a cat. She says her favorite part about working at LazyPaw is gaining on the job experience she will be able to put to good use in her future career! Kailee is currently working towards her veterinary assistant certification while preparing for application to veterinary medical school.
Please join us in welcoming Kailee to our team and wish her the very best in pursuit of her veterinary medical degree!
Michelle – Veterinary Technician
Melanie – Veterinary Technician
Melanie began working at LazyPaw as a veterinary assistant in January 2016. Since then, Melanie has become certified as a Level I and II Veterinary Assistant through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. She plans to continue her certification through Level III, the highest achievement as a veterinary assistant before becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Furthermore, Melanie is also a Fear Free Professional. She works specifically with pets that are more nervous and fearful of coming to the vet to make sure they have a positive, comfortable, and rewarding experience. On top of her certified achievements, Melanie is also fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language. She has two dogs of her own – a Husky named Luna and a Border Collie Mix named Oreo.
Allie – Veterinary Assistant
Allie began working at LazyPaw as a veterinary assistant in May 2017. A graduate of Baylor University, she earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in 2017 in Biology. Her academic achievements at Baylor include both the Dean’s List and she served as Vice President of the Pre-Veterinary Medicine Society. She has earned her certification as a Level I Veterinary Assistant through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and will be beginning her Level II certification in 2018. Allie is currently applying to veterinary school with the goals of becoming a licensed veterinary ophthalmologist and practice owner. She shares her home with Mia Bella, her Pomeranian.