Staff



Meet the friendly staff at Southlake Animal Hospital!

Veterinarians

  • Greg Moore
    DVM

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  • Toni Cloninger
    DVM

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  • Kimberly DeLaughter
    DVM
    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.

Managers

  • Shanber Gaber
    Practice Manager

    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 Jelly Bean (a female pit bull) who was adopted after they lost 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 be a part of animal health care daily.”

  • Alana Brunke
    Veterinarian Technician Manager
    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.

Receptionist

  • Lisa Enriquez
    Receptionist
    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.
  • Andrea Hernandez
    Receptionist

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  • Kelly Dempsey
    Receptionist

    Kelly may be new to Texas, but she's always had a passion for animals. Born and raised in Michigan, she was always fascinated with wildlife, growing up fishing with family and going to Girl Scout camp at every opportunity. Her family moved to North Carolina while she was in high school, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Conservation from NC State University. From there she participated in several internships - from counting cacti in Minnesota (no, really!) to tagging horseshoe crabs in Massachusetts, as well as several seasons monitoring shorebird populations along the east and gulf coasts. She moved to the DFW area on Christmas Day, 2015,  and has been learning to be a Texan ever since.  She worked for a city shelter long enough to adopt her pittie mix Lucy before joining the crew at Southlake Animal Hospital in March of 2019.  When she has a minute to slow down, she enjoys hobbies like reading, bird-watching and exploring the nature parks in the area, and spoiling her 1-year-old niece, Maya.

  • Emily Neece
    Receptionist

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Technicians/Tech Assistants/Kennel Care Attendants

  • IN LOVING MEMORY MICHAEL LUCE
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  • Travis Nolan
    Veterinarian Technician
    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 Kimbell
    Veterinarian Technician
    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.”
  • Brandy Reynolds
    Veterinarian Technician
    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.
  • Kimberly Merritt
    Veterinarian Technician
    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.
  • Jojo Porter
    Veterinarian Technician

    Johanna 'JoJo' Porter grew up in the Haslet, Texas area. She graduated from Northwest High School in 2015. She completed the Veterinary Assisting program at Weatherford College, as well as completed courses in the Equine Production and Management program. She has a love for animals no matter the size or species. She has a Great Dane named Zara, that is the biggest baby, a Dachshund named Zoey and the newest member of the gang is Milo, a Siamese kitten. After completing her internship at Weatherford, JoJo wanted to continue to learn anything and everything to do with the Veterinary Medical field. Her long term goals are to move up in the clinic environment to become a Veterinary Technician or possibly pursue Veterinarian School and become D.V.M. specializing in orthopedic cases. In her spare time she loves going to the movies, taking Zara to the dog park and enjoying time with family and friends.

  • Andrea Saldana
    Veterinary Technician

    Andrea grew up in San Diego, CA but moved to Texas in 2015. Once she moved to Denton, she became a certified veterinary assistant through Animal Behavior College. Andrea also discovered a love for reptiles during this time. After recently adopting a three-legged dog, she has a special place in her heart for tripod animals. She currently lives in Fort Worth with her husband Jazper, their two pitties Siena & Stew, and their 3 lizards Moco (Panther chameleon), Chompers (bearded dragon), and Lizard Dog (leopard gecko). In her spare time, Andrea likes to go on walks with the dogs, take them to Lazy Dog, or just hang out at home with Jazper & friends.

  • Dennis Clemons
    Technician Assistant

    Dennis was born in Dallas but moved many times, he grew up everywhere. He considers Texas his true home. He recently moved back, now that his Active Duty time is done with the Marine Corps. Currently he is a Denton Resident with the hopes of going to UNT. He has had an interest in animals since he was a child, his grandma had an all white husky named Happy, who was his best friend growing up, as well as 2 poodles and some geckos that roamed near the house. Early childhood, his favorite places to go were zoos, aquariums, wildlife refuges and national parks. Currently these have not changed. His lifelong goal is to be a Tiger specialist, as well as, a wildlife preservationist and rehabilitation specialist. He eventually wants to go to the Tiger Kingdom in Thailand, to immerse himself in what all they are doing there. His favorite exotic animal is obviously the Tiger, he has loved them for as long as he can remember. His favorite domestic animals are the Siberian Husky and the Calico cat. One day he wants to adopt a Husky from Texas Husky Rescue. He loves the opportunity that Southlake Animal Hospital has given him, not only does he get to interact with dogs and cats but he gets to work around a variety of exotics and birds of prey. Dennis said, ''I'm having the best time and really excited to get the experience needed to move up to what Travis does.'' ''He was the first person that I met during my interview and I loved his passion he showed in what he does as a Vet Tech with the hospital and Dr. Moore.''

  • Dustin Busch
    Kennel Care Attendant
    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.
  • Katye Shipman
    Kennel Care Attendant

    Katye graduated from Keller High School May of 2019 where she interned at Southlake Animal Hospital through the KCAL program offered at KISD schools. She loves all types of animals, she has a cat named Tabby, a German Shepherd named Joy as well as chickens, fish, turtles, and a Chinese Water Dragon named Wasabi. She is really excited to be a part of this field, where she gets to help care for all types of animals and getting to see all the exotic animals that come into the clinic for care. Her hobbies include travel, anything Disney and of course animals. Katye is looking forward to receiving her veterinary technician license. 

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Office Hours

We are closed from time to time from 12:30 to 3 pm for our monthly staff meetings and continuing education lunches. Check Facebook for updates!

Southlake Office

Monday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed