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Our team's core values are to provide exceptional customer service and quality healthcare by building and maintaining relationships through respect, communication, and trust.

Our Management Team

Maria Mondragon
Hospital Manager

Maria Mondragon

Maria joins us from Dubuque, Iowa. She currently lives in West Austin. She has a degree in Biology from the University of Dubuque (Iowa) and in her spare time she enjoys working out, hiking, baking, photography and spending time with her two dogs, "Pina" (who is a Yorkie) & "Oakley" (who is a German Shorthaired Pointer).

Alyssa Regier
Office Manager

Alyssa Regier

Alyssa joins us from Colorado, where she obtained her Bachelor's in Wildlife Biology with a minor in Zoology from Colorado State University. She is originally from Houston and is half Canadian (she has dual citizenship!). She has a 14 year old Shih Tzu/Poodle mix named "Max" who currently resides with her parents in the Calgary area while she gets settled here in Texas. Alyssa loves being outdoors and has a special interest in graphic design and marketing. 

Angelica Toscano
Office Manager

Angelica Toscano

Originally from Houston, Angelica moved to Austin after attending Texas Tech University. She has 2 dogs that keep her busy - Ricky is an energetic, 7 year old, Border Collie mix, and Grey is a sleepy, 3 year old, German Shepherd mix! When she's not walking and hanging out with her dogs, Angelica loves all things Houston sports (Rockets, Astros, and Texans!!).

Kelly Skinner
Administrative Assistant

Kelly Skinner

Kelly is originally from Houston, but has been in the Austin area for 15 years. She is joining us with a background in pediatric health care and she is also a Certified Medical Assistant. Kelly has 2 dogs, Lucy and Daisey, who bring joy & happiness to her life. In her free time, Kelly loves to play disc golf, guitar and listening to music.

Nathan Shimandle
Treatment Manager

Nathan  Shimandle

Originally from Carlisle, PA, Nathan currently lives in Round Rock, TX.  He graduated with a Bachelors in Science from the University of Pittburgh. Nathan has a 10 month old orange/white DSH cat, named "Ravioli", and a 8 year old Rottweiler/Pitbull dog, named "Caesar". In his free time, Nathan enjoys golfing and fitness. 

Our Support Team

Ashley Beard
Client Care Coordinator

Ashley Beard

Originally from Maryland, Ashley lived in San Antonio since she was 10 year old and recently moved to Austin in July 2020. She has an Associates in Psychology and takes special interest in mental health awareness and criminal justice. Ashley has a rescued chihuahua mix named Roxy, who looks like a little fox, earning her the nickname “Foxy Roxy”. In her free time, Ashley enjoys concerts, comedy shows, and walking with Roxy.

Dakota Davis
Client Service Representative

Dakota Davis

Dakota is originally from Florida, where he worked as a sous chef and a personal chef before moving to Austin. He has 2 cats, Remy and Tiberius. Dakota's hobbies include playing chess, cooking and baking, and he occasionally consults for a martial arts team in Florida.

Katerina Vasquez
Client Service Representative

Katerina Vasquez

Katerina has been in the Austin area since 2017. She attended the University of Texas where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Studio Arts. She currently lives with her Aunt's kitties and a cat of her own, Charlie, who loves cuddles! In her free time, Katerina enjoys drawing, listening to music, and yoga.

Javorian Acosta
Client Service Representative

Javorian Acosta

Originally from Odessa, Texas, Javorian has lived most of his life in Austin. He is currently working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Digital Media and Computer Engineering at Southeastern University in Georgetown. He has an Old English Bulldog, named Nova. When they're not watching movies together, Javorian plays on a semi-pro football team.

Beyonce Lopez
Client Service Representative

Beyonce Lopez

Beyonce recently moved to Austin from Brownsville, Texas. She has a background working in the human medical field. Beyonce has a tuxedo cat, named Eden, who loves to snuggle and watch Netflix with her mom. In her free time, Beyonce loves to crochet, read, and journal. 

Caroline Holifield, LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician/Lead Tech

Caroline Holifield

Caroline comes to us from Sugar Land, TX and currently resides in Dripping Springs, TX. She has 2 cats named "Bear" and "Martha Jones"(MJ), along with 1 Lab Mix named "Crowley". Caroline has a B.S. in Psychology from Southwestern University and came across veterinary medicine in their Animal Behavior Lab. She also attended McLennan Community College and became a Licensed Vetertinary Technician in 2017. In her free time, Caroline loves to read about abnormal psychology and watching Saturday Night Live reruns.

Amanda Young, CVA
Veterinary Technician/Lead Tech

Amanda Young

 Amanda joins us from South Austin, and currently resides in Northwest Austin with her two cats Pandora, an 18 year old tuxedo, and Elvira, a 4 year old smoke tabby. She’s a Certified Veterinary Assistant and she’s currently working on getting her Veterinary Technician Associates Degree. Amanda has worked in the veterinary field for almost 5 years, two of which were in a specialty hospital in the Medical Oncology Department. When she’s not working hard at BEEVET she enjoys reading, hiking, cooking, photography and hanging out with friends.

Yessica Garcia
Veterinary Technician/Lead Tech

Yessica Garcia

Originally from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Yessica has lived in North Austin since 2003. She recently graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Veterinary Medicine and Biomendical Sciences and plans to apply to become a Small Animal Veterinarian soon. Yessica trained a total of 17 service dogs for veterans with PTSD and disabilities, during her undergrad studies (8 dogs graduated!).  She has a “drop out” service Labrador, named Harry (aka, Scaredy Harry because he’s a scaredy cat!).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nubia Cardona
Veterinary Technician

Nubia Cardona

Nubia is originally from El Paso, Texas. She recently graduated from New Mexico State with a Bachelor's in Animal Science. Nubia enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and two dogs -- "Sierra", a Siberian Husky, & "Nyla", a Belgian Malinois. She is also a big reader and just started to learn Jujitsu a few months ago.

Lindsey Lucke
Veterinary Technician

Lindsey Lucke

Lindsey has been in the Austin area for 5 1/2 years. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and an Associates Degree in Interactive Media. While she doesn't have any pets right now, she hopes to be a dog mom soon! In her free time, Lindsey enjoys her creative hobbies like drawing, photography, and embroidery and also likes to hike, cook, and do yoga!

Nick Bui
Veterinary Technician Assistant

Nick Bui

Nick was born and raised in Texas and is currently working towards his Health Science degree at Texas A&M. Nick has 1 kitty named Lilith, a 2 year old Tortie, who loves meeting new people. In his free time, Nick enjoys painting, board games, hiking and winter sports!

Zazil De La Vega
Veterinary Technician Assistant

Zazil De La Vega

Originally from Goshen, Indiana, Zazil has been in the Austin area for about 12 years. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Texas, with a Minor in Biochemistry, and an Associate's Degree in Pre-Med at Austin Community College. She enjoys playing basketball and spending time with her family and three dogs, who were adopted from Austin Humane society.