Dr. Rodney Little, D.V.M. is the owner of the Animal Hospital of Collin County. He is married to wife Cara, with whom he has two children: Ian and Zachary. He has one fur kid: Peanut the boxer. Dr. Little received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma in 2006. He went on to study veterinary medicine at Oklahoma State University, graduating in 2011. After vet school, he left his home state and moved to Allen, taking an associate position under Dr. Jerry Wilson. After almost six years at the Animal Hospital of Collin County, Dr. Little purchased the hospital from Dr. Wilson and is currently fulfilling his dream, owning and operating the hospital with the help of an amazing staff! Dr. Little is actively involved with the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. His special interests within veterinary medicine include dentistry, diagnostic ultrasound, radiology, and soft tissue surgery. When he isn't "doctoring," he enjoys golf, playing guitar, college football, woodworking, and having fun with his family.
Dr. Patrick Paine, D.V.M. is a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Animal Science in 1986 and Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Dr. Paine grew up in a western Kansas farm community just north of Dodge City. He attended Kansas State University for his undergraduate degree pursuing employment in the processed meat industry. After ten years, Dr. Paine pursued his lifelong dream of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University, graduating in 2002. His special interests within veterinary medicine include dentistry, orthopedic surgery, and internal medicine. His hobbies include beekeeping, woodworking, hunting and fishing.
Dr. Alex Aronoff, D.V.M. grew up reading the books of James Herriot, and
has had a life-long love of animals. He originally was Class of 2001 at Texas
A&M University, and graduated with a liberal arts degree in Speech
Communication. In 2009, he realized that he needed to follow his heart, and
enter veterinary medicine. After three years of additional bachelor’s level
coursework in sciences, he entered the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas
A&M in 2012, graduated magna cum laude in May of 2016. Dr. Aronoff
practiced in the Austin area from June 2016 to February of 2018, before moving
back to the Dallas area to join Animal Hospital of Collin County. Before veterinary medical school, Dr. Aronoff spent four
years as the Dallas City Director for B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, an
international non-profit agency dedicated to teaching leadership skills and
community involvement to older adolescents. Dr. Aronoff brings his passion for
educating from his time at B’nai B’rith, and firmly believes that education of
pet owners is essential to ensuring better lives for their beloved pets. He is
always happy to take the time to see that all his clients’ questions have been
answered, and that they understand all aspects of any recommended diagnostics
or treatments. Dr. Aronoff lives in McKinney with his wife, Emily, their
four dogs, Freya, Dutch, Astrid, and Floki, and their parakeet, Frisbee. He and
Emily have become avid fans of flat water kayaking, and they also enjoy hiking.
When time and the weather allow, Dr. Aronoff enjoys mountain biking.