Staff

Meet the friendly staff at Live Oak Animal Hospital!

  • Dr.
    Carl Clary
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Clary has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 25 years and is highly skilled at performing orthopedic surgical procedures. He is exceptional at performing knee (ACL) repairs, hemilaminectomy and ventral slot (back) surgeries, bone fracture repairs and more. His veterinary interests include orthopedic surgery, theriogenology, and internal medicine. When he is not practicing, Dr. Clary enjoys being outdoors ranching, welding, and spending quality time with his wife, Petra, and their two children, Gage and Portia. 

    BS: Texas Tech University DVM: Texas A&M University

  • Dr.
    Eric Cunningham
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Cunningham is a proud Lubbock native who enjoys serving his community and has been practicing in Lubbock since graduating from veterinary school in 2006. He loves all aspects of veterinary medicine and excels at providing individualized care to meet your pet's specific needs. An animal science graduate and former member of the Texas Tech Red Raider baseball team, Dr. Cunningham is a fervent Red Raider and attends as many Tech sporting events as possible. Above all, he is a devoted husband and father to his wife, Averi, and their two boys Cade and Caleb. 

    BS: Texas Tech University DVM: Texas A&M University

  • Dr.
    Shelli Wolfe
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Wolfe has been practicing in Lubbock since graduating from veterinary school at Texas A&M in 2005. Her veterinary interests include feline medicine, dentistry, internal medicine, and ultrasonography. Dr. Wolfe is very thorough in her practice of medicine and excels at working up complex cases. Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys being a wife and mother to her husband, Matt, and their two children Reese and Logan. They are avid baseball fans and enjoy attending baseball games, especially the Texas Rangers. 

    BS: Texas Tech University DVM: Texas A&M University MBA: Wayland Baptist University

  • Dr.
    Taylor Chattin
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Chattin was born in Lubbock, but grew up in the DFW area. Being a third-generation Red Raider, Texas Tech was a natural choice for him to complete his undergraduate studies at. During that time, he worked under Drs. Clary, Cunningham, and Wolfe as a technician gaining valuable experience before heading off to veterinary school at Texas A&M. After graduating in 2015, he returned to Lubbock to work alongside his mentors, this time as a colleague. Dr. Chattin's veterinary interests include general/orthopedic surgery, oncology, exotic medicine, and clinical pathology. 

    BS: Texas Tech University DVM: Texas A&M University

  • Dr.
    Caitlin O'Neal
    Veterinarian

    Dr. O’Neal has been practicing at Live Oak since graduating from veterinary school at Texas A&M in 2017. She is originally from Dallas, but now calls Lubbock home. Her interests include preventative care and surgery – general surgery, soft tissue surgery, and hemilaminectomies. When she is not practicing, Dr. O’Neal enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, family, and her two dogs – Bentley and Guinness.

    BS: Texas Tech University; DVM: Texas A&M University

  • Dr.
    Trent Hohrein
    Veterinarian
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  • Dr.
    Maegan Fine
    Veterinarian

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  • Dr.
    Heather Cook
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Heather Cook was born and raised in Plano, TX. Dr. Cook's love and passion for animals started at a very young age, and she is so excited to continue her career as a veterinarian here at Live Oak. She attended Louisiana Tech University for her undergraduate degree and got her bachelor's degree in Animal Science. Dr. Cook graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2017. She started her career in Austin, TX and recently moved to Lubbock a year ago to be with her fiancé, Chase. Her special interests include preventative medicine, dentistry, dermatology, and surgery. Heather loves spending time with her family, friends, and her two dogs, Dixie and Maggie. 

    BS: Louisiana Tech University  DVM: Texas A&M University

  • Dr.
    Tabitha Hildebrandt
    Veterinarian

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  • Dr.
    Chase Key
    Veterinarian

    Bio coming soon...

  • Dr.
    Cristina Hartmann
    Veterinarian

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  • Dr.
    Lindsay Schroeder
    Veterinarian

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  • Chris Reznicek
    Hospital Administrator

    Chris has over ten years of experience in managing high volume veterinary hospitals and keeps Live Oak running smoothly. In addition to his experience as a manager, he has had several years of experience as a veterinary technician and front desk reception making him particularly knowledgeable in the daily operations of a veterinary hospital. Chris understands what it takes to provide excellent service, and maintains the highest level of ethics and professionalism. He will address any concerns or needs you have with the utmost respect and compassion.

  • Terra Knight
    Assistant Manager

    Terra joined our Live Oak family back in 2015. She has over five years of experience in the veterinary medicine field. These days she oversees the receptionist/kennel technicians, as well as the clinic inventory and handles ordering from our many different distributors.

  • Nicole Miller
    Assistant Manager

    Nicole has been a part of our Live Oak family for the past 3 years, and we are so lucky to have her! Nicole trains and oversees the technicians. Her knowledge and passion for animals, and her radiant personality make her a treasured part of our team. Nicole also enjoys working with her own dogs and training them in dog sports, such as agility, dock diving, and nosework. Her little tribe includes 3 dogs, 2 cats, and a guinea pig.

  • Anna Gibson
    Assistant Manager

    Bio coming soon...

  • Madelyn Shank
    Assistant Manager
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  • Michelle Castillo
    Pet Hotel Manager
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