Meet Our Team!



Leslie is our Hospital Administrator & Practice Manager. Leslie was raised in Alvin, Texas & graduated from Alvin High School. After high school, she attended Texas A & M University in College Station where she earned her bachelor’s degree by completing a major in Biomedical Science & a minor in Business. Leslie is a member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of ’09! After college, she decided to further her studies in Veterinary Technology while working full time at a veterinary clinic. After completing her degree through the Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program through Cedar Valley College, Leslie passed her Veterinary Technician National Exam & Texas State Exam, which accredits her the title of Licensed Veterinary Technician.

Outside of work, Leslie loves to spend time with her family & friends.  She & her husband Michael have two energetic toddler boys, one sweet baby girl, & one furchild-  “Madeline”, a gorgeous but bossy medium hair cat.

Leslie joined the team here at Silverlake Animal Hospital in December of 2012, but she has worked in the veterinary industry since 2006. She has come to us with experience in all areas of the veterinary hospital including boarding, technical nursing, anesthesia, dentistry, & management. She loves working with dogs, cats, & exotics & looks forward to serving you & your pets!

Veterinary Technicians 

Melanie is our Veterinary Technician Shift Leader. Melanie came to Silverlake Animal Hospital in July of 2014 as an extern shortly after completing schooling. She attended the Vet Tech Institute of Houston where she graduated with an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.

She is currently preparing to take her veterinary technician national exam & Texas state exam to become a licensed veterinary technician.

Michelle is our Lead Technician. She has been a Veterinary Technician with Silverlake Animal Hospital since February 2020. She is so excited to be a part of our team! She has been in the veterinary industry for 12 years- She started as a kennel technician and has worked her way up to veterinary technician.  She completed her Associates of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology and earned her Veterinary Technician License in 2022.

"I have 2 cats, 2 dogs, and a bearded dragon whom all keep me on my toes! When I'm not working, studying, or chasing a critter around my house, I can usually be found in my kitchen eating something tasty I cooked!"

Deanna first joined the Silverlake Animal Hospital team as an VTI extern in July, 2022. In August 2022, she completed her studies at the Vet Tech Institute of Houston, where she earned an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.  

Preceding her Veterinary Technology studies, she earned a Bachelors in Agriculture with an emphasis in Animal Science from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2021. Deanna is currently preparing to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam and Texas state exam so that she can then earn her certification as a Licensed Veterinary Technician.

Meagan joined the Silverlake Animal Hospital team as a Veterinarian Assistant in May, 2019 and has worked her way up to be a Technician. Her passion for all animals started as a young child and she started volunteering at shelters in high school and raising animals through FFA, then eventually started to work in the field after graduating. 

She is very passionate about client education and making sure that every single fur baby is cared for with love and respect. Meagan currently only has one foster dog looking for his forever home and plans to continue to foster in the future. When she is not at work you can catch her relaxing outdoors on the water boating or fishing with friends, or watching the Astros! 

Aliyah first joined the Silverlake Animal hospital team in September 2023. Her passion for animals brought her to attend the Vet Tech Institute where she earned her Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in August 2022. She has had a love for animals since a young age as she would watch her great grandfather teach FFA. 

Her goal is to educate clients and make sure every pet is cared for and taken care of. Aliyah has passed her Veterinary Technician National Exam and is currently waiting to take her Texas State Exam so she can earn her certification as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. When not at work, she loves spending time with her fur babies and painting in her free time.

Brooke is from Mont Belvieu, Texas where she graduated from Barbers Hill High School. She then attended Texas State University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture. Brooke joined Silverlake Animal Hospital in February of 2024 as a Veterinary Technician and has about 4 years of experience within the Veterinary Industry, where she first started out as a kennel technician. Brooke's long term goal is to become a Veterinarian. 

She enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, her two dogs, Trooper and Nala (who are littermates), and her two horses, Blue and Honey. If she's not on a trail ride, kayaking, or at the family ranch, she's probably attending a powpow in Oregon at her Indian Reservation, as she is Native and a registered member of the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde.

"I feel incredibly blessed to be part of the Silverlake team and to be in a field I'm passionate about!"

Madison- bio coming soon!

Client Service Representatives

Kristin is a CSR as well as our Welcome Representative and Safety Coordinator. She joined our team at Silverlake Animal Hospital in September of 2017. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas in a very pet loving environment. She loves rescuing and helping pets and knew at a young age that the Veterinary field is where she belonged. She has been working in the Veterinary industry for over eight years now.  

"I have one amazing husband and two very spoiled fur babies of my own; Delilah, a seven year old long haired Dachshund, who rules the household."

"I am so grateful to call Silverlake Animal Hospital my family!"


Breanna grew up in The Woodlands, TX.  She has been working in the veterinary field since 2017, but she has always had a passion for animals. She joined the team at Silverlake Animal Hospital in August of 2020. 

She has one sweet and feisty cat named Darla who keeps her busy in her spare time.


Kim- Kim joined our team at Silverlake Animal Hospital in
October of 2022. She has been in the pet care industry since 2011 and
has always had a passion for animals of all sizes. 

She has 4 pets of her own: a cat named Grim, 2 two dogs, Roxy and Jynx, and a 21 yr old
Military MaCaw named JoJo.

Isabelle- bio coming soon!

Animal Care Technicians/Veterinary Assistants- 

These smiling faces keep our Boarding Guests happy during their stay, so that you can relax on vacay! :) 

 Kala joined the Silverlake Animal Hospital team in May of 2023. She graduated from the Veterinary Assistant Program at Pima Medical Institute in May of 2023, and is preparing to start her Vet Technician portion of her studies in Fall 2023. Her passion for animals blossomed quite early in life having grown up with dogs and farm animals, to watching animal planet and Steve Irwin! Her goals at SAH are to give the best care to each patient and for the pet owner to rest assured knowing their loved one is in good hands. 

When she's not working you can find her spending time with her pastel lesser ball python Stanley, playing video games, trying new recipes or her favorite hobby, crocheting!" I love crocheting little hides for Stanley".

Paige joined the SAH team in October of 2022. She came to SAH with experience in Pet Boarding and is learning more about Veterinary Assistance. She has always been an animal lover. Paige has 4 pittys of her own. 

"My girl Trix loves an off-leash walk and being outdoors anywhere.  I also love to watch basketball on my free time."

Ilianna- bio coming soon!

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