Laurie Petty is one of our Customer Service Representatives who joined the Animal Hospital of Collin County team in May 2000. When she is not at work, she enjoys srapbooking, cross stitching, taking pictures, spending time with her family and friends, watching Survivor and The Golden Girls. She also likes to watch football (being from Chicago she loves the Bears), going to baseball games, and watching her other half, James, play disc golf. They have 3 cats: Piggie, Cheryl, and Joey.
Brandy Slaton is a Customer Service Representative who joined the Animal Hospital of Collin County team in March 2012. She is the proud mother of one son and 4 four-legged kids. Growing up in the surrounding community, she has made her love of animals known to everyone and enjoys interacting with our clients and their pets. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading and horseback riding.
Sara Kelly is our Lead Technician who joined the Animal Hospital of Collin County team in March 2015. She has 4 fur kids: two dogs, Sabrina and Levi and 2 cats named Mango and Tango. She got married to a Cornhusker from Nebraska in March 2018. She graduated from Allen High School in 2010 and has fond memories of the Allen Eagle Escadrille, Allen FFA and Friday Night Lights. Her love of animals started at a very young age and has grown as she has. She also fosters and volunteers for a rescue organization, The Street Dog Project, which rescues dogs from the streets of Dallas.
Kelsey Pickrell is one of our Veterinary Technicians who joined the Animal Hospital of Collin County team in February 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma in 2016. She is currently enrolled in the Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program at Cedar Valley College. She and her family have 3 dogs, Coby, Kahlua, Tiger and a crested gecko. She also loves to play soccer.
Chase Barnes is one of our Veterinary Technicians who joined the Animal Hospital of Collin County team in August 2017. He went to Texas Tech where he received his Bachelor of Animal Science. He has a dog named Jamie and a cat named Jinxy. His hobbies include watching the Dallas Stars, movies and skateboarding. He has a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo, and he was ranked 1st in Texas and 3rd in Worlds Weapon Competition in 2011.
Alexis Jones is a Kennel Technician who joined the AHCC team in August 2018. She graduated from Allen High School in May 2019. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and hanging out with her friends. She plans to attend Oklahoma State University for her undergraduate degree and hopes to attend their School of Veterinary Medicine to complete their doctorate program. The thing she likes most about working with the Animal Hospital of Collin County is the comfortable environment and everyone's desire to help animals.
Jaydn Rogerson has recently joined our team as a Kennel Technician. She was married in March 2017 and graduated from Collin College with an Associate's Degree in May of the same year. Her love for animals (dogs, in particular) began at birth. She can't remember a time when there wasn't a dog in the house. Her hobbies include spending time with her church family and friends, watching movies, and listening to music. What she loves about the Animal Hospital of Collin County is the calm, welcoming, and friendly environment. Everyone is so happy to help one another and the animals they serve.
Stephanie Foust is the new Practice Manager, joining our team in January 2019. She says she can’t remember a time when she didn’t love animals! She has always had dogs and cats and even owned/rode horses from age 10-22. She has been a Vet Technician for a total of 9 years, spending the last three years as a Shift Supervisor/Lead Technician at an emergency hospital where she grew a love for Human Resources and Marketing. She has 8 fur kiddos: four dogs named Artie (Great Dane), Piper (Bloodhound), Remmi (pointer mix), and Mike Wazowski (shih tzu) along with four cats named Flanagan, Koda, Kimber, and Kilo. Her other half, Matt, is an ER vet technician who also has a strong love for animals. They have been together for 14 ½ years and are in the process of planning a wedding this May.
Cara Little is our Social Media Specialist and Event Coordinator who joined the Animal Hospital of Collin County team in January 2017. She graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University and has a Bachelor's degree in both Biology and Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse for 7 years, specializing in ICU and post anesthesia care. She married her college sweetheart, Dr. Rodney Little, in 2006. They have lived in Texas since 2011 and now have two sons, Ian and Zachary. They also have a 15 year old boxer, Peanut, who is a spoiled princess. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, scrapbooking and making jewelry. She also loves spending quality time with her family and traveling whenever she can.