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Kathryne Wright

Kathryne is an Eastland, Texas native who graduated from Glen Rose High School. While in high school Kathryne took college classes and has since finished all her basics. Kathryne has worked in the veterinary industry since 2004 and has been at Northside since 2009, doing everything from taking care of boarders in the kennels, technician work, and now as a receptionist. We call Kathryne our “all around cowgirl”. Spending time with her family, including her sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews is one thing that Kathryne really loves to do. We sometimes wonder about her though as she also loves cleaning and doing laundry. Kathryne has five dogs, "Molly", "Spur", "Bandit". and "Maddie", "Scratchy" and two cats, "Coo Joe" and "Spaetzle" who she loves dearly.

Haley Estep

Haley is from Rio Vista where she lives with her parents and her brother. She is currently taking classes at Hill College and hopes to one day work as an Ag Extension Agent and help kids with their 4-H projects.  In her down time, Haley loves spending time with her parents, brother, sister, brother-in-law, and her 4 year old neice Tori, who can't seem to stay out of trouble.  Haley's animal family includes a farm full of pigs and her furbaby "Roxie Ann" who loves to play in the mud with the pigs. Haley has been working at the clinic since 2013 as a part time technician assistant and receptionist. Haley says she loves working with her best friends. 

Veterinary Technicians

Francois Arenas

John Francois Arenas was born in Bogota, Colombia where he studied Veterinary Medicine and is a licensed veterinarian.  Francois has one brother, who is a Navy Commander and a sister who is a dentist. Francois has worked in several areas of veterinary medicine, but has a real love for equine medicine.  One of Francois biggest goals is to get licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the United States and Texas.  When Francois is not studying or working he can be found playing soccer, snowboarding, wake boarding, riding his motorcycle, or playing with his dog "Dude". 

Kristin Young

Kristin Young grew up in Crowley and graduated from Crowley High School. Kristin has three kids: Cheyenne, 11, who is the bossy mother hen, Kaylee,9, who loves horses and pretending she is a dog (we might need to get that girl vaccinated); and Billy, 7, who is ALL boy and enjoys four wheelers, monster trucks and picking on his sisters.  When Kristin is not working or spending time with her family, she loves horseback riding, barrel racing, working with colts, and practicing Clinton Anderson techniques.  Kristin's family of pets include a group of Toy Australian Sheppard's "Zeke", "Gidget", "Charmayne", and "Bella", with whom she would like to start agility trials this summer.  In addition, Kristin also has "Dainty", the old lady, a ten year old German Shepard, and a deaf pit bull stay named "Chance". Two of Kristin's biggest loves are her AQHA fillies, "Chaos" and "Booyah", who she hopes will be her future barrel racing horses.  Kristin has rescued animals her whole life and has owned everything from hedge hogs to emus.


Jana Carrell

Jana Carrell was born and raised in this area and graduated from Crowley High School.  She married her high school sweetheart, Jason and has three daughters: Rachel, 13, Heather, 10, and Kacie,5.  Jana’s pet family includes 5 dogs:  “Demon”, her mastiff, “Tuff”, “Sookie”, "Uno" are her Boston Terriers and “Cinnamon” is her Dachshund. When she is not working, you can usually find Jana and her family on the lake swimming, tubing, wakeboarding, and fishing.  Jana is pursuing online courses to further her education and has worked at the Northside Animal Clinic since 2011. 

Morgan Prine

Kennel Assistants

Brittney Peugh

Brittney Peugh was born and raised in Cleburne.  Brittney is married with two wonderful children: her daughter Tristen, 8, and a son Gauge, 11 months. Brittney enjoys camping, fishing, hunting and spending time with her family. Brittney has been working as a kennel technician at the Northside Animal Clinic since the beginning of 2014.

Vatasha Shea is married to David Shea and they have four girls- Novalie, Amber, Jayden and Ashlynn.  Vatasha grew up and graduated from high school in Hico, Texas.  She grew up on a ranch and has barrel raced most of her life.  Vatasha's fur family includes, her two dogs "Hercules" and "Hera" and her two horses "Little Bit" and "Outlaw".  Vatasha is an animal lover who loves to spend time outside and with her family.  


Gus Jones

Gus Jones was born on September 11, 2010 in Joshua, Texas as part of Jeff and Paula Hall's Dachshund Hall family. When Gus was 5 weeks old he got to come live with the Jones' family. Gus is the Head of Northside Animal Clinic security and loves to meet and greet anyone who comes into the clinic. Gus spends his days at the clinic performing a variety of tasks including barking, sleeping, patroling and meeting new friends (not necessarily in that order). In the evenings, Gus goes home with Dr. Jones or Stephanie and continues his security duties. Gus loves to spend time in the back yard making sure no squirrels get in the trees.  Gus has two human siblings, Lauren and Lindsey and two canine siblings named "Star" and "Buddy Eugene". If anyone ever wants to see Gus, he is always at the clinic waiting to meet new friends.