Bear Branch Animal Hospital's Dedicated Team
Our team of veterinary professionals is dedicated to delivering the best customer service and compassionate care to you and your pets.
Lynda McCoy, RVT — Hospital Manager
Lynda McCoy is our practice manager and is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She first received her Veterinary Technician License in 1985 and has now worked in the veterinary field for over 35 years.
Currently, Lynda has five dogs, five cats, and 11 chickens at home. In her spare time, she likes to ride her motorcycle in the Texas Hill country and spend time with family and friends.
Lauren Benner — Veterinary Technician
Lauren has been with Bear Branch Animal Hospital since 2013. She enjoys working with rescued animals and recently took in two rescue dogs of her own. Lauren is also currently studying to become a registered nurse.
Jenna Grimley — Veterinary Technician
Jenna joined the Bear Branch Animal Hospital family in Sept 2017. She has been in the veterinary field for 17 years. She has a passion for rescuing cats and Chihuahuas and is an advocate for Pit Bulls.
Tori King, CVA — Veterinary Technician
Tori has been a Veterinary Technician with Bear Branch since 2014. She earned a CVA designation from Lonestar College Tomball. Tori enjoys country life raising cattle. Her and her husband David, a firefighter serving in Montgomery County and Magnolia, also enjoy spending time with their daughter Paisley.
Alyssa Staloch — Veterinary Technician
Alyssa joined Bear Branch in 2013. She juggles working and attending school full-time where she studies Criminal Justice. She has three fur babies, Chaos the bully, Pistol the heeler, and Drake the Corso.
Kaleena Salsbury — Veterinary Technician
Kaleena started as a Veterinary Technician in Pennsylvania in 2007. She later moved to Texas in 2012, where she continued her Veterinary Technician career before joining Bear Branch in August of 2016. Kaleena has two German Shepherds and four cats. She has an interest in neonatal care of kittens.
Kayla Zoliner — Veterinary Technician
Kayla joined Bear Branch in October 2018 but has worked in the veterinary field since 2011. In 2013, she graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Houston and, in 2018, she obtained her bachelor's degree. She spends her free time chasing her daughter and her three English Labradors, Tucker, Josie, and Rita.
Courtney Mostyn — Veterinary Technician
Courtney joined Bear Branch in June 2012. She graduated from SHSU in December 2017 with a degree in Agricultural Business. She has two dogs, Fred and Cooper, and a cat named Little Baby.
Laken Fitzgerald — Veterinary Technician
Laken joined Bear Branch in December 2018. She is currently studying Animal Science at SHSU and plans to go to vet school. She spends her free time studying and playing with her dogs, Gamora and Alex.
Royce Leamon — Registered Veterinary Technician
Royce joined Bear Branch in 2018. She has been a registered veterinary technician since 2010 and has a bachelor's degree in Education. Royce spends her free time traveling, reading, and watching movies. She and her wife, Beth, have three dogs, Callie, Tonka, and Wrigley.
Tia Scellini — Veterinary Technician & Client Care Specialist
Tia joined Bear Branch in July 2018. She has two spoiled kitties, Mr. Lahey and Olive Pitt, and a rabbit named Bunz. When not at work, you can find her serving or bartending at the local Red Lobster. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Zeke, and playing board games at home.
Lori Lindner — Client Care Specialist
Lori joined the Bear Branch team in March 2017, but has worked in the veterinary industry since 2012. She has two very spoiled cats, Willie and Bella. When Lori isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Brinleigh, baking, spending time outdoors, going to the beach, and volunteering at a local dairy.
Kayley Freed — Client Care Specialist
Kayley joined Bear Branch in January 2019 but has worked in the veterinary field for a year. She is kept busy between work, attending dental school, her wild puppy, Axel, and her toddler, Sutton.
Tiffany Crumpton — Client Care Specialist
Tiffany joined Bear Branch in January 2019. She loves animals of all shapes and sizes since she lives on a small farm. Tiffany spends her days off crocheting blankets for family and friends.