Lake Ray Hubbard
Emergency Pet Care Center

was established in Rowlett in 1997 by a local group of veterinarians to provide high quality emergency and critical care on nights, weekends, and holidays... more

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Travis DennettTravis Dennett, DVM
Dr. Travis Dennett graduated from Kansas State University in 1996 and completed an internship through the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. After his internship, he became interested in the field of emergency and critical care and helped establish the Lake Ray Hubbard Emergency Pet care Center in 1997. Dr. Dennett loves to push his staff to learn something new every day and enjoys spending time with his family; Tyler, Preston, Carsen, Chloe, wife Amanda, cat “Tiger”, amazing dog “Mico” and a foster pup named "Annie" that doesn't look like she is going anywhere soon. Dr. Dennett has a pilot’s license but hasn’t had much time to fly lately! He also enjoys golfing and bicycling.

 


 

Michelle Hazlewood, DVM
Dr. Hazlewood graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Animal Science in 1996 and then earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State in 1999. She spent two years in general practice in Clearwater, Florida before deciding to work exclusively in emergency medicine. She joined the team of LRH emergency pet care in 2006. Away from work, she spends her time with her husband, Tad and her two beautiful children, Dax and Daphne along with the two family pets, "Sterling" and "Dali". In her limited free time, Dr. Hazlewood enjoys OSU football, snow skiing, and traveling.


 

Melanie Beghtel, DVM
Dr. Beghtel graduated from Texas A&M University in 2006 and began her career in general practice. In 2007 she left general practice behind to work exclusively at the Lake Ray Hubbard Emergency Pet Care Center. Dr. Beghtel is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association. In her free time, Dr. Beghtel enjoys horseback riding, reading and spending time with her friends, family and two dogs: a Boston Terrier named Tinker Bell and a mixed breed named Monkey. She and her husband, Matthew, recently celebrated the birth of their first child, Gage in April, 2010.


 

Dr. Amanda RandleAmanda Randle, DVM
Dr. Randle grew up in a suburb of Houston, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Biomedical Science in 2002 and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M in 2006. She started her career in Wylie, TX at a dog, cat, horse practice where she met her husband, Mark, at the clinic after his dog ran into a cactus. After her first two years in practice, she started focusing on dogs and cats at a veterinary clinic in Dallas. In 2010, she joined Lake Ray Hubbard Emergency Pet Care Center and directed her attention to emergency and critical care. Dr. Randle is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. In her free time Dr. Randle enjoys spending time with her husband, dancing, riding her horse, playing with her dogs, hiking, traveling, and going on mission trips


 

Matt Cortez, DVM.

 

 


 

Sarah Stratmann DVMSarah Stratmann, DVM

Dr. Sarah Stratmann joined our team in 2015.  She previously worked in general practice for 2 years. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 15 years prior to becoming a veterinarian. She combined her love for travel and veterinary medicine and studied abroad at Murdoch University located in Perth, Australia and completed her Veterinary degree in 2012.  Away from work, Dr. Stratmann enjoys spending time with her husband Michael, daughter Cora, her two dogs and cat.

 



Annamarie Albritton, DVM

Dr. Albritton's hometown is Flower Mound, Texas.  She graduated from Texas A&M with a biomedical science degree in 2010 and received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2015.  Dr. Albritton enjoys reading and spending time with her family, friends and dog Sofia.

 

 


 

Dr. Lynn Britton - VRCEDLynn Britton, D.V.M., Practice Limited to Surgery
Dr. Britton was raised in Birmingham, Alabama, but moved to Lafayette, Louisiana to attend the University of Southwestern Louisiana on both academic and softball scholarships. While a member of the Lady Cajuns softball team, she was a four-time All-American third baseman and went to the Women's College World Series three times. After college, Dr. Britton taught high school English for several years before going back to school to pursue veterinary medicine. Dr. Britton graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her rotating internship at the Central Texas Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Austin, Texas.  She completed her surgical internship and later was accepted into a 3-year surgical residency program with the Veterinary Specialists of Rochester (NY).  Dr. Lynn Britton’s areas of surgical expertise include wound management and reconstruction, fracture repairs, cranial cruciate ligament disease, and intervertebral disc disease while utilizing the latest in medical technology, pain management and rehabilitation.  For the past year, Dr. Britton has been a staff surgeon at a specialty referral practice in Louisville, Kentucky and is very excited to become a part of the VRCED team.  Dr. Britton’s personal interests include traveling, cooking, and reading. She is an avid music lover, and is currently learning to play the guitar.


 

Nursing Staff

Tim RoachTim Roach, LVT

Director of Nursing, Ultrasound Technician

 

 

 

 

Rosie Navarro, Lead Technician

Mary Wolf, Lead Technician

Elisabeth Brewner, Lead Technician

Sarah Agnew LVT,  Lead Technician

Missy G., Lead Technician

Christine G., LVT Surgery Technician

Megan Collins, Internal Medicine Technician

 

ICU & Emergency Nursing Support Staff:

Dorothy S., LVT

Juliana M.

Kari J.

Karli H., LVT

Kayla S., LVT

Melissa S., LVT

Meagan S.

Monica M., LVT

Nicole R,

Oleta R.,LVT

Shannon E., LVT

Emily W.

Felipe E.

Juliana M.

Kari J.

Milli M.

Tina H.

Ashley D.

Lainie C.

Valerie H.

Alicia, Veterinary Asst

Alisa, Veterinary Asst


 

Customer Support Staff

Bonnie Cochran, Office Manager

Cathy Krell, Office Manager

Mariana F., CSR

Racheal B., CSR

Racheal W., CSR

Amber S., CSR

Kathy S, CSR

Genie O, CSR

 


What's New

Dr. Lynn Britton - VRCEDVRCED welcomes Dr. Lynn Britton to our staff.  Dr. Lynn Britton’s areas of surgical expertise include wound management and reconstruction, fracture repairs, cranial cruciate ligament disease, and intervertebral disc disease while utilizing the latest in medical technology ...

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Interesting Case


KiaraHistory: “Kiara” is a 4 month old Yorkshire terrier that presented for gagging and foaming at the mouth. Her owner stated that she had aggressively taken a treat away from the housemate 30-40 minutes prior to the symptoms starting. “Kiara” has no other medical conditions and is current on all vaccinations.

Exam: “Kiara’s” physical exam was all normal except for a small amount of regurgitation and persistent gulping.

Diagnostics: Radiographs (see radiographs at bottom of page) revealed a large foreign body lodged in the proximal esophagus...

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