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
Lauren Benner — Veterinary Technician
Lauren has been with BBAH since 2013 and enjoys working with rescue animals. Lauren is studying to become an RN at SHSU. Lauren has recently begun working and organizing with other local organizations to head her new endeavor, "Emptying Hempstead Shelter Project".
Jenna Grimley — Veterinary Technician
Jenna joined the BBAH family in September of 2017. She has been in the veterinary field for 20 years. She has a passion for rescuing cats, Chihuahuas, pit bills. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Gordon, her sphynx Lestat, and her assortment of chihuahuas and pit bulls at home.
Tori King, CVA — Veterinary Technician
Tori has been a technician with BBAH since 2014. She earned her Certified Veterinary Assistant certification from LSC-Tomball. Tori enjoys living in the country with her fire-fighter husband David. She enjoys raising cattle and drinking coffee on her front porch watching her daughter Paisley play with the goats and dogs. Tori has a special interest in surgery, radiology and pathology.
Alyssa Staloch — Veterinary Technician
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 career as a veterinary technician before joining BBAH in 2016. Kaleena has a love for German shepherds, Pomeranians and cats. She has a passion in neonatal care of kittens.
Kayla Midkiff — Veterinary Technician
Kayla joined BBAH in 2018 and has worked in the veterinary field since 2011. She graduated with A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology in 2013 from the Vet Tech Institute - Houston and also graduated from UHVictoria in 2018 with her Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Kayla spends her free time chasing her daughter and 3 step daughters. She has a passion for neonatal care and enjoys spending time with her herd of English Labradors and her cat, Mr. Scratchy. Kayla has recently begun working with Lonestar Animal Welfare League and enjoys the community outreach programs they're providing locally.
Courtney Mostyn — Veterinary Technician
Courtney has been with BBAH since 2012. She graduated in 2017 with a Bachelors in Animal Science and in 2018 with a Bachelors Agricultural Business. She is pursuing her Master's degree with TAMUGalveston, planning a wedding and balancing a new house and her three dogs, Fred, Cooper, and Zoey.
Royce Leamon — Registered Veterinary Technician
Royce is an Illinois transplant adjusting to her second year of Texas weather. She joined BBAH in 2018 and has been a registered veterinary technician since 2010. Royce also holds a bachelor's degree in Education. Royce spends her free time traveling, reading and watching movies. She and her wife Beth have 4 dogs, Callie, Buster, Wrigley, an Italian greyhound, and Tonka, a greyhound.
Kendall Surber — Veterinary Technician
Kendall has been with BBAH for 4 years, she returned last year from Dallas and recently got married in January of 2020. Kendall has her A.A.S in Veterinary Technology from LSC- Tomball. She is a movie enthusiast and enjoys cats. Kendall encourages positive energy and has a big heart for the sick and weak patients who need some extra TLC.
Kelly Glass — Registered Veterinary Technician
Kristin Atkins — Veterinary Technician
Kristin joined the BBAH team in 2018 but has worked in the veterinary field for over five years. On the weekends you can find her with her son or working at low cost vaccine clinics in the area. She has always had a deep love for animals and, even with four pets of her own, dedicates her time off to providing hospice care for geriatric fosters.
Jaime Riley — Veterinary Technician
Jaimie joined BBAH in 2019 and has been in the veterinary field for 3 years. She graduated in 2019 with from SHSU with her Bachelors in Animal Science. Jaimie enjoys jogging with her pups, Hazel, Missy and Scamp.
Liz Perrella — Veterinary Technician
Liz joined BBAH in 2019 but has worked for VetCor and in the veterinary field for over eight years. Liz has experience working as a veterinary technician as well. When not at work you can find her painting or cooking while accompanied by her two kitty sons, Momo and Bonsai.
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.
Lindsay Jones — Client Care Specialist
Lindsay joined BBAH in 2019. She is pursuing her Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son and their 2 dogs, a pit bull and a husky mix. She also is a competitive runner and most recently competed in a 10-mile race. Lindsay has an Associate degree In Administrative management and has been a wonderful addition to our reception team.