Cindy has been working in the veterinary community since 1992. Over the years Cindy has really enjoyed developing meaningful relationships with both client and patients. When she isn’t working at the hospital, she manages her own in-home Dog Boarding Business. In her free time Cindy enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening and is a member of a local all-women’s shooting league. When asked if she has a favorite animal she stated “I don’t think I could choose a favorite…...but I can tell you that reptiles are definitely high on my list of most enjoyed patients that we get to see”.
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Haley has worked in veterinary medicine for the past 15+ years. She started after receiving her CVA and a certificate in Equine Production and Management from Weatherford College. She excelled in being a Receptionist and Technician with in the veterinary field before finally landing her role as Office Manager here at Holland Lake. Haley grew up with an extreme passion for animals and had a tendency to bring home
anything that she could catch that looked like it needed a home. This led to her having a menagerie of different animals over the years from dogs, cats, rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, turtles, chameleons, horses, and cows; she currently has a couple of very loving cats. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children Hudson and Rain, reading and hanging out lakeside or poolside.
Nancy Tatum has worked in veterinary medicine for 20+ years. She has held and excelled in several different positions from reception to veterinary technician and management. Here at Holland Lake she has settled into being an excellent customer service representative at our reception desk where she loves meeting new people and their pets. Nancy bred and raised Yorkshire Terriers for several years in her spare time. She now currently has a 2lb Yorkie named “Petie” that runs her household. Other than her love for veterinary medicine Nancy has also found a passion for camping, hunting and fishing whenever she can.
Rachel is an alumnus of Weatherford College, where she obtained her Associate’s Degree in Science and Veterinary Assistant Certificate. After graduation Rachel began her Career in the veterinary industry and has been enjoying caring for animals for 14 years. Believe it or not, Rachel
stated her intention to work in the field when she was only 5 years old. A proud Texas native, Rachel lives here in Weatherford with her husband and her 3 fur babies Indiana, Piper, and Mac. Rachel is very active outside of the clinic enjoying a hue of different hobbies including but not limited to: reading, writing, embroidery, scrapbooking, hiking, animal photography, collecting antiques, fossil hunting, gardening, yoga, crafting, and decorating for social gathering.
Sherri has been working in Veterinary Medicine for the past 15+ years. She enjoys being able to greet and interact with our long-term clients that she has become so familiar with over the years and helping our new clients feel welcome and at home in the clinic. Before settling at our reception desk Sherri used to be one of our esteemed technicians with specific interest and skills in our surgical suite. Over the years she has become a strong advocate for animals to ensure the best possible care. Outside of the clinic she spends her time with her loving family which consists of 3 children and 9 grandchildren and attending as many birthday parties and sporting events as possible. #Sherri Fun Fact# = She and all of her sisters are named after songs (her father was a very musical man with a beautiful soul).
Natalie has worked in veterinary medicine for a few years now as both a Technician and at the Reception desk. She started off volunteering at Holland Lake her freshman year of college before officially joining the team in May of 2018. Natalie is now a senior at Tarleton state university majoring in Animal Science with a concentration in pre-veterinary medicine, and earning her minor in Business administration. Upon graduating from TSU she looks forward to continuing her education in veterinary medicine. Natalie is heavily involved at school, facilitating a research project for the universities Herbivore Nutrition Lab currently focusing on ensiling human by-products (non-food) for ruminant consumption. When she’s not working or in class Natalie loves spending time with her beloved dog, Wednesday. She is grateful to work in such a female empowered environment and looks forward to the continual growth this field brings.
Autumn loves the fast-paced environment of being a technician and the variety of tasks that must be performed with each patient. She enjoys making a positive difference in the lives of not only the animals but their owners. Outside of work Autumn enjoys spending time with her 3 kids. She enjoys advocation awareness for special needs children with autism. She shares her home with her foster failure lab mix “Serious and an adopted hefty 18lbs cat “Simba”. Autumn took the love she has for animals and combined it with a passion for customer service- to provide care for pets and knowledge to owners for a lifetime of health.
Hannah has worked in veterinary medicine for several years as a technician. With a love and passion for animals since a very young age, she began eagerly volunteering at local animal shelters during most of her high school years. She later started working as a technician assistant before moving forward to become a full-time technician. She became a Certified Veterinary Technician and received her Associated Degree from Cedar Valley College with the intent of continuing towards Pre-Vet curriculum. Finding her love, for not only, dogs and cats but also rabbits, rodents, birds, and especially reptiles; Hannah is now a student at Tarleton State University majoring in wildlife biology in the hopes of specializing more with exotic animals upon graduation. In her free time Hannah loves to hunt, fish, practice shooting, and spending time with her adoring dog Jasmine, two cats Katrina and Junebug, and her beloved bearded dragon Gump.
Amber has worked in the veterinary industry as a technician for the past 4 years and absolutely loves meeting new people and helping take care of their fur babies. Amber has always had a passion for animals since she was a little girl which led to her attending a veterinary camp held at Michigan State University when she was in the eighth grade. She had dreams and goals of working in the veterinary medicine field ever since. In 2018 Amber received her certificate as a veterinary assistant (CVA). With her ever growing love of animals and customer service she looks forward to growing in the field of veterinary medicine and helping your pets as if they were her own. At home she entertains a circus of three dogs, a rat, geckos and a few chickens. Outside of work Amber enjoys arts, crafts, hunting, being outdoors and spending time with her husband and three children.
Octavia has worked at Holland Lake Animal Hospital for approximately 2 years now. She originally started at the clinic as a kennel technician but continually strived to learn more in her spare time over the first year. In 2021 her hard work paid off and she was promoted to a Veterinary Technician. Octavia has especially taken to the tasks involved with Reproduction; from the process of Artificial Insemination to Cesarean Sections and whelping. She and her family in fact actually have an Aussiedoodle breeding program. Octavia states “I may or may not have an unhealthy love for anything doodles or puppies in general”. When she is not working, she is either spending time with her cat and dog, outside gardening, or on the lake.
Carlos is actually already a Veterinarian from Mexico, graduating from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Guadalajara. After his graduation in 2013, he worked on a cattle ranch before moving to Texas where he worked with horses for more than 8 years. He is currently working on getting is license in the United States to work as a veterinarian. Since he was a kid, he has been fascinated by livestock and farming and back home his family owns a lime tree farm, cattle and horses. With all of his experiences thus far he states that he particularly favors behaviorism and reproduction in both large and small animal medicine. Outside of work and school he enjoys traveling, camping, ranching and taking care of animals.
Omar started at Holland Lake in 2020 as a Weatherford High School student, volunteering with the Health Science Technology program and did so well that he became an official member of the team as a Technician Assistant shortly after graduation in the summer of 2021. Omar enjoys continually learning on the job. He completes all of his daily tasks quickly and efficiently so that he is able to help the technicians and management with different tasks associated with their jobs. He is currently a student at Weatherford College working on completing his associated degree. Outside of work he enjoys playing sports (favoring track and field), and has dreams to one day compete in the Olympics. One of Omar’s most distinguishable characteristics is his sense of humor.
Meredith is a student at Weatherford College who started volunteering at Holland Lake before joining the team in the summer of 2021. She earned her CVA while being homeschooled for high school credits and is currently continuing her education towards a bachelors in pre-Veterinary studies. On her off days she enjoys spending time at home snuggling with her llamas, goats, mammoth donkey, sweet dog Nellie, geckos, and her tortoise Wilfred. She also thrives doing art in all different mediums, competing in art shows, and has a small business drawing commissioned pet portraits.
Cassidy began working in the Veterinary field after obtaining her Certified Veterinary Assistant Certificate in 2019 and is currently continuing her education towards becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She joined the Holland Lake team in the winter of 2022, but quickly became a valued receptionist. She enjoys getting to know the clientele and each of their fur babies on their visits into the clinic. She takes personal value in clear communication between our doctors and pet owners to make sure all patients seen at the clinic receive top notch care. Outside of work she enjoys attending several sporting events with her young son, and playing with him and her four-legged child “Zeke”.