Billie TeagueLead Client Care Specialist
Billie who is originally from Texas is the middle child of 5 siblings. She attended school for medical assistant and worked shortly in the medical field, but soon realized that her true passion was working with animals. Billie comes to SLVS with over 10 years of veterinary field experience and joined our team in July of 2016. Billie has one of the cutest teacup yorkies named Squintz who is periodically featured on our facebook page. In her spare time, Billie enjoys cooking, working out, spending time with her husband and 5 kiddos, watching football (GO TEXANS), Basketball (Warriors), and Baseball (New York Yankees).
Erin SziyIM Client Service Technician
Erin is a native of Sugar Land and earned her BS in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. She has several years’ experience in Research, Avian, and Exotic Medicine, and spent 3 years running a low-cost vaccination clinic for the local community. She decided to return to the quality medicine of specialty in 2013, when she joined the SLVS team in ICU, providing specialized care of pets hospitalized by all Sections of the hospital. She shares her life with 2 Amazon Parrots, 2 cats who were rescues, a German Shepherd (rescued and revived to a happy life) and her beloved husky-shepherd mix, Bentley (who was hit by . . . a Bentley). Her passion is animal rescue, specifically baby and young kittens.
Janet OttoLVTReferral Coordinator
Originally from Angleton, Janet joined the SLVS team in 2011. She received her AAS degree in Animal Science from the Veterinary Technician Institute of Houston in 10/2010, and became an Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) in 5/2011. During her short stint in general practice medicine, it became clear to her that her true calling was specialty medicine. At SLVS, she became an accomplished member of the Surgery and Internal Medicine Team, with that knowledge, she is now our Referral Coordinator. Her special interests include fishing, dancing, and traveling. She says Schotzy, her Miniature Schnauzer, is her soul dog since adoption in 2012.
Adina GloriosoClient Care Specialist
In 2016 Adina moved to Houston, Texas and began her career as a Client Care Specialist with SLVS from her hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a child, she grew up on a farm caring for her family’s thoroughbred racehorses in addition to a collection of just about every animal you can imagine. Over the years she combined her love for animals with her extensive client service experience working at various primary care veterinary hospitals and eventually finding her passion working for several years as a Client Care Specialist at a veterinary emergency hospital. In her free time, Adina can be found loving on her dog Winston and her four cats King, Kitten, Kuster, and Kassidy
Dannette HarkinsClient Care Specialist
Dannette was born and raised in Iowa. She recently moved to Texas from Denver, CO. She has had the pleasure of traveling a lot and experienced animal medicine in various other states throughout the country. She brings to the table over 9 years experience in the veterinary medicine field and joined the SLVS Team in May of 2018. Outside of work she loves music, the outdoors and watching Iowa Hawkeyes Football. When at home she enjoys spending time with her fiance and two dogs, Zeke Allen and Simon Charles.
Kimberly SandersClient Care Specialist
Kimberly was born in Richmond, Texas and raised on a small farm in Belleville. Her passion for animals started at a young age while tending to the farm animals and many family pets. She got her start in veterinary medicine by working as a kennel tech in high school and training up to the technician role. After high school, she attended the Vet Tech Institute of Houston and Pima Medical Institute to obtain her certification. Kimberly loves spending her free time outside in nature, rescuing and re-homing animals of all kinds as well as volunteering for the Texas Wildlife Refuge Center. At home, she dedicates herself to her young son Aiden and her 3 dogs: Precious and Chloe the chihuahuas and Coco the chi-weenie. She also has a tortoiseshell cat named Motley and a dumbo rat named Henry. She started with us at SLVS in September with eight years experience as a technician and three years as a client care specialist.