Meet the friendly staff at Southlake Animal Hospital!
Dr. Kimberly DeLaughter received her Bachelor of Science degree -- as a Razorback -- at the University of Arkansas in 1986. She then became an LSU Tiger fan while getting her doctorate in veterinary medicine at Louisiana State University (LSU) in 1990. At LSU, she was blessed to have helped care for the baby Bengal tiger called "Mike the Tiger" in 1989. Following graduation, she got married and practiced for 20 years in the Orlando and Pensacola areas of Florida. After several hurricanes and one oil spill later, her family packed up and left the Sunshine State of Florida for the next adventure in the big state of Texas. In 2011, Dr. DeLaughter joined Southlake Animal Hospital (SAH). Her area of interest is limited to the practice of Small Animal Medicine for cats and dogs. However, she enjoys learning about the multiple species of creatures that come through the doors of SAH every day. When Dr. DeLaughter is not practicing medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters. In the mix, are several cats and dogs, while occasionally raising orphan baby birds, squirrels, cottontail rabbits, as well as a Rooster named Philip. She says, “They all have made sure life stays interesting.” When time permits Dr. DeLaughter enjoys gardening, reading, swimming, football, baseball games and worship at Gateway Church.
Shanber was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas where she met her husband, Mark. They have a beautiful teenage daughter named Kallista, who dreams of becoming a Veterinarian. In Shanber’s spare time, her family enjoys the lake, and anything power-sport related. They currently have two dogs, one named Zippo (a female pit bull mix) and Pumba (a male red nose pit). Kalli and both dogs keep Mark and Shanber on their toes, and complete their family. Prior to Shanber’s work at Southlake Animal Hospital (SAH), she worked for one of largest distributors for aftermarket power-sport products. Shanber has more than 10 years’ experience in customer service, which includes: Supply chain, Sales, Inventory Management and Accounting. She is proud to be a part of the SAH team. Shanber loves working side-by-side with her fellow team members and she looks forward to her future here. Shanber says, “The icing on the cake is I get to see and help animals daily.”
Alana grew up as an Air Force brat, where she lived in several states before her father’s retirement. Once her father retired her parents decided to move to a warmer climate which landed them in Texas. Alana has been a Veterinary Technician since 2009, her love for animals has always been present. Alana has owned a guinea pig, several birds and even a bearded dragon. She is married and they have a beautiful daughter, a cat, a dog and a fish. In Alana’s spare time, she enjoys riding bikes and hiking with her family.
Lindsey graduated from Tomball High School in Tomball, Texas and now resides in Fort Worth, Texas. She has always had a passion for working in the medical field, whether it is with humans or animals. Lindsey is a mother to a beautiful daughter named Kiley. They have three dogs -- Maggie, Patches and Georgia -- whom she cares for unconditionally. In Lindsey’s spare time, she loves to fish and spend quality time with friends and family. She really enjoys learning and seeing all types of animals that Southlake Animal Hospital treats.
Lisa started working with Dr. Moore in May of 1990 at Animal Medical and Surgical Hospital in Irving, Texas. This is where she found her passion for working with and assisting clients with their pets. She has been privileged to work with many diverse types of exotic animals through the years. When Dr. Moore left Animal Medical and Surgical Hospital, Lisa could join Dr. Moore at Roanoke Animal hospital. In 1994 Dr. Moore and Dr. Cloninger married and decided to open their own practice. Lisa left Roanoke Animal Hospital helped open Southlake Animal Hospital in 1995. Lisa is very blessed to be able to say, “I get up and actually enjoy going to work every day. I enjoy helping clients with their new family members and I am here to be supportive when we have to say goodbye.” Lisa’s hobbies include exercising several times a week. Going out and supporting live local music, and spending time with her family and friends on the weekends.
Bailey was born in Fort Worth, Texas and attended High School in Keller, Texas. She has been with Southlake Animal Hospital since mid-2017. She says, “This is the best job.” Bailey doesn’t have any kids yet, but she has three dogs that are her fur-babies. Their names are Lola, Diesel and Princess. Bailey grew up racing a junior dragster and has since moved on to Diesel racing. She is currently enrolled in college where she will determine if she is going to be either an orthopedic doctor or a physical therapist.
Rachel has loved animals since she was very young. She worked with contraband dogs, which searched schools for drugs, guns, you name it. It was natural that she would find her niche in a veterinary clinic helping the animals that she cares so much about. She has been working in the veterinary industry since 2015. She enjoys the family atmosphere and friendly clients at Southlake Animal Hospital. She has a beautiful daughter, a black lab and a teacup Chihuahua.
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Brandy has been working with animals since 2011. She started out answering phones as a receptionist for a clinic, where she worked her way back to animal care, dentistry and surgery. . She became a Certified Veterinary Assistant through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association in 2012 and has been working at Southlake Animal Hospital since May 2016.Her strength and passion is pet dentistry. She says, “I could clean teeth all day.” She lives with her boyfriend, their Pit Bull Chico, Chihuahua Lily, two cats Cali and Ritz. When she is not caring for animals, she enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with family & friends.
As a child Travis was frequently told he was found under a rock yet Texas born and raised. . The only intimidating life forms he faces would be giant centipedes and humans. The three most inspiring people in his life are Steve Irwin, Dr. Moore and Indiana Jones. His long-term goals are to become an exotic veterinarian, herpetologist with a side of zoo keeping. Every day he deals with scaly, tongue flickering creatures. One day he plans on living in Australia. During his free time on warm spring and summer nights he prefers to be walking down creek beds in search of reptiles and amphibians. His favorite calibers are the .308 and 9mm. He is a functionalist and republican, that loves God and all animals.
Chanda was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. When she was a child her mother worked for the City of Dallas Parks and Recreation. Her mother would bring home injured animals from White Rock Lake and care for them until they were healthy enough to be released. Chanda believes this is where her passion for animals came from. She has two small dogs, Miller (BooBoo) and Shiner (Bubba). In their free time, she and the dogs enjoy going on walks and meeting with friends at local dog parks. Chanda began her career in veterinary medicine in 2005. She has been with Southlake Animal Hospital (SAH) since 2010. Chanda prides herself gaining knowledge about the diverse animals that the team cares for at SAH. The experienced, compassionate doctors and staff she works with are priceless and irreplaceable. Chanda said, “She couldn’t see herself happier anywhere else.”
November joined Southlake Animal Hospital in June 2012, after coming here as a client where Dr. Moore saved Thor, her potbelly pigs life. She started out as a Kennel Technician and worked her way to becoming a Veterinarian Technician. She has three dogs, Sugar, Achilles, Duke and two cats Ozzie and Mary Jane and of course her pig Thor. In her free time, she enjoys spending it outdoors and traveling with her daughter, Jocelyn and her fiancé, David.
Kimberly was born in Houston, Texas but grew up in Fort Worth. She has always loved all animals but has a special interest in exotics. She volunteered at an early age with a local veterinary clinic and started working as a Veterinary Technician in 2011 while still in college. Kimberly has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from The University of North Texas. She has worked at Southlake Animal Hospital as a Veterinary Technician since 2016. Kimberly has a Frenchie named Bastien, a Chihuahua mix named Peter, a Chihuahua named Zoey, cats Jack and Zeek, two snakes and multiple hedgehogs.
Stephanie has lived in this area most of her life, attending Southlake Carroll and graduating with the class of 2013. She has been with us since2014, starting as a kennel technician and now training as a veterinary technician. Whilst being a member of our team, Stephanie has been working toward a BS in Ecology for Environmental science at the University of North Texas; following her graduation in December 2017 she hopes to continue her education with a MS in Environmental Science. Stephanie is a lover of all animals- the furry, the scaly, and ESPECIALLY the feathery. She loves every second being a part of the SAH team!
Logan is originally from Stephenville, Texas, however, after serving in the U.S. Army and deploying he decided to relocate to the Keller area and attend The University of North Texas. Logan is a senior graduating in the fall of 2017 with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. After graduation, he intends to go to school for a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He lives in Roanoke with his girlfriend Emily, their two dogs (Bo and Oakley) and one sand boa (Elvis). He usually spends most of his time studying. However, he enjoys working out, going to the movies, traveling and anything outdoors in his insufficient free time.
Dustin has been working as a Kennel Technician at Southlake Animal Hospital since 2011. She enjoys working with all the different animals that are seen. She has a cat name Elli and a Siberian Husky name Nikko. In her spare time, she loves to travel, take Nikko to the dog park and spend time with friends.
Ryan started with us shortly after she graduated from Keller High School in 2016. She is currently a kennel technician and hopes to attend vet school, where she would gain the knowledge needed to advance her career with Southlake Animal Hospital. Ryan has two cats Ebony and Copa. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, hanging out at the lake and spending time with her loved ones.
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