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Veterinarian

Dr. Samantha Holter
Veterinarian / Owner

Samantha Holter

Dr. Holter grew up in Tomball, Texas. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015, after completing her clinical year at Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine. Since graduation, Dr. Holter has spent 3 years working in emergency medicine, and the last two years working in The Woodlands at a small animal day practice. Dr. Holter brings her years of experience in surgery, critical care, and general health and wellness care to our furry patients. Dr. Holter strives to make every pet feel comfortable and at home. This includes getting on the ground to play or snuggle with her patients, and giving them lots of treats to make their experience as positive as possible.

Dr. Holter met and married her husband, Dr. Donald Holter, while they were in veterinary school in 2014. They are the proud parents of a French bulldog named Mowgli, a Pitbull named Baloo, and a cat named Winky. On the weekends you can often find Dr. Holter working on her family's ranch where they raise cattle. 

Staff

Amanda
Practice Manager

Amanda

Amanda graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Animal Science. She loved living in College Station so much that she decided to stay! She has experience with both small and large animals, and worked at a vet clinic throughout college.

Amanda adopted her two dogs, Lulu, a spunky Mini Aussiedoodle, and Abby, a sweet GSD. She also has a horse, a donkey, and a barn kitty who live on her family’s hay farm. Most of her pets were adopted, and rescues have a special place in her heart.

In her free time, Amanda enjoys walking her dogs, taking road trips with her friends, and spending time in the kitchen cooking and baking.

She has a passion for helping owners provide the best care for their pets and is excited to meet you and love on your fur-babies!

Milena
Veterinary Technician

Milena

Milena graduated from Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology in May 2019 with an Associate\'s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She is currently studying at Blinn College, and hopes to go to vet school at Texas A&M in the future. She plans to concentrate on equine medicine and reproductive health in the future. 

 

Milena has a passion for veterinary medicine for small, large, and exotic animals. She loves taking extra time to get to know our clients and patients, and believes that client education is extremely important. 

 

When Milena is not at school or working here with us, she is either spending time with her husband and pets or working as a relief veterinary technician at a zoo here in Bryan, TX. She has two dogs, a pit bull named Phillip and a border collie mix named Leela. She also has one cat named Mew, who runs her entire household. 

Julissa
Veterinary Technician

Julissa

Julissa is a junior at Texas A&M University, studying Supply Chain Management. She has two years of previous experience as a veterinary assistant and kennel technician. Julissa is very passionate about animals and helping others. Her goal is to graduate from Mays Business School with a business degree so that she will be able to combine Veterinary Medicine to help other Veterinarians succeed in the future.

She has a handsome pom pom she adopted named Chicken Nugget, a sweet kitty named Oreo, and a spoiled pot-belly pig named Honey Ham.

Not only does she enjoy being around animals, she is also certified in floral design under Texas State Florists' Association and she spends her free time making fresh floral arrangements.

Julissa’s passion is to deliver the best patient care possible and to provide a safe, loving environment for your fur babies.

Paige
Veterinary Technician

Paige

Paige recently graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. She is now pursing an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Blinn College. She ultimately plans to pursue Vet School, and has a passion for working with large animals.

Paige adopted her yellow lab Quincy almost 4 years ago, and he keeps her company when she is not in school.

Outside of work and school, Paige enjoys riding and training horses. While her passion is in large animals, she loves being able to interact with all of the pets and clients at the clinic and hopes to provide the best service possible!

Priscilla
Receptionist

Priscilla

Priscilla is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science and is also enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program at Blinn College. She wants to continue school and attend Vet School and specialize in Equine. She has 4 years of experience working with Equine racing  and shadowing multiple Vet Clinics in the Brazos County Area. 

Priscilla rescued her Australian Cattle Dog, Patti, in Mexico at 4 weeks old.

In her free time, Priscilla spends her weekends at the Horse Race Tracks assisting her family's racing stables. 

Priscilla is determined to provide the best customer service for every owner and their fur babies.

Resort Staff

Christina
Kennel Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Christina

Christina is a senior at Texas A&M University from Fort Worth, TX majoring in Animal Science and minoring in Biomedical Science. She was recently accepted to Veterinary School and her interest is to become a Veterinary Epidemiologist or a Small Animal Veterinarian. She has had 3 years of veterinary assistant and kennel technician experience from her hometown and is very passionate about the medical field and animals, which allows her to continue to learn.
 
Christina currently doesn't have any pets but would one day love to own a bernese mountain dog, a cat, and a few goats. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends and being adventurous outdoors. 
 
Her passion for medicine and animals helps her to be well equipped to provide the best quality care for all animal owners!

Mary
Groomer

Mary

Mary is originally from Oconomowoc Wisconsin, she was trained by a master groomer when she lived in Northern California, and has been grooming for 20 years! Mary is very excited to join the BVAH team because of their emphasis on the comfort and safety of the animals in their care.

On her free time, Mary enjoys woodworking and DIY projects. These projects usually benefit her own animals, which includes: 4 dogs, 4 horses, miniature Hereford cattle, giant Flemish rabbits, ducks, geese, a Conure parrot, 2 large aquariums with fish from around the world, and a very special chicken named Charlie. She also has a very patient and understanding husband who helps care for their little farm!

"I feel really fortunate that I've met a lot of other people in the grooming industry that have shared their knowledge so that I have been able to continuously grow professionally and personnaly. I never want to stop learning!" - Mary