Practice Owner – Dr Megan Hughes
Dr. Megan Hughes joined the Spring Branch Veterinary team in July 2015 and she purchased the hospital in July 2016. Dr. Hughes was born and raised in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Vermont in 2004 and she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University in 2008.
Dr. Hughes moved to the San Antonio area in 2008. She currently lives in New Braunfels with her husband, Kris, who is a residential and commercial realtor in New Braunfels. They have 3 dogs: Frances, Harvey, and Ginger, 4 cats: Penelope, Teddy, Snickers, and Twinkie, 1 cow named Sparkles, 10 goats and 25 chickens. In her spare time Dr. Hughes enjoys spending time with her husband and pets, horseback riding, gardening, jogging, and traveling. She also volunteers weekly for the Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area providing veterinary care for homeless pets. Dr. Hughes is passionate about assisting local animal shelters for animals in need, as well as spay/neuter programs to reduce the overpopulation of homeless pets. Dr. Hughes as well as the entire team at Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital, is committed to providing nothing less than the gold standard of veterinary medicine to all of our patients. Her goal is for pets to live healthier, happier, and longer lives with their families.
Dr Jessica C. Baas
Dr Baas (pronounced “Boss”) joined the practice in May of 2017. Dr Baas spent her childhood in Texas and has always wanted to return since moving to North Louisiana in her early years. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree from Louisiana Tech University in 2006, then went on to get her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from St. George’s University with her clinical rotations at Auburn University. Dr Baas came to the practice with 5 years of experience in small animal practice and emergency medicine from Shreveport, Louisiana. She enjoys small animal practice and she has a special interest in veterinary dentistry. Dr Baas currently lives in New Braunfels. Dr Baas has 3 dogs and one cat named Tina, Mandy Lou Who, Abby, and Little Miss. In her spare time Dr Baas enjoys spending time with her pets, kayaking, painting, and exploring Texas. Dr Baas has a passion for healing as well as preventive veterinary medicine that exemplifies our hospital’s mission.
Practice Manager – Gayle
Gayle joined our practice in April of 2011 as a Customer Care Specialist and was promoted to the Practice Manager position in March of 2017. She came to us with over 20 years of veterinary front office experience. Gayle always welcomes our clients and patients with comfort and care. She currently resides in the New Braunfels area with her husband, Ed and their 2 dogs, Spencer and Violet Rose as well as her three cats, Horatio, Humphrey and Callie.
Administrative Assistant and Veterinary Assistant – Rebecca
Rebecca has been with Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital since May 2013 and started out as one of our Pet Care Attendants. Rebecca loves her job because she enjoys caring for and getting to know the pets and enjoys expanding her knowledge in the veterinary field. In her spare time, she enjoys time with her own pets, a Dachshund named Maggie, a Shepherd mix named Nena and a terrier mix named Penny.
Lead Veterinary Technician – Sarah
Sarah joined the practice in July 2016 as a Veterinary Assistant. She graduated from Texas State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. Sarah recently completed her associates degree in Veterinary Technology from Penn Foster College. Sarah comes to us with over 5 years of Veterinary Assistant experience. Sarah was born and raised in Guadalupe county. She currently resides in New Braunfels with her husband Chris and their four legged children Gemma, Luna, Zombi and Manu. We are very lucky to have her as part of the Spring Branch team and we are looking forward to our clients and patients getting to know her better.
Veterinary Assistant – Ashley
Ashley joined the practice as a pet care attendant in March of 2017 and she was promoted to a veterinary assistant in May of 2017. Ashley was born and raised in Puerto Rico where she graduated with an associates degree in veterinary technology. She moved to the San Antonio area in 2014 and has been working in the veterinary field ever since. She has one schnauzer named Micahela. Ashley looks forward to meeting your furry family members!
Veterinary Technician – Heather
Heather joined the SBVH team in January of 2018. Heather is a 2004 graduate of Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology and she is a nationally certified veterinary technician. She has 14 years of experience in animal emergency medicine and veterinary management. Heather is married and has a son and a daughter. Her pets include many chickens and two three-legged cats. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, learning, and spending time with her family.
Customer Care Specialist – Sabrina
Sabrina has been with Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital since May of 2005. She started here at Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital as a pet care attendant and was promoted to a veterinary assistant as she grew in her skills and knowledge. She transitioned into one of our customer care specialists in 2017. Her love and compassion for animals and their families is what has kept Sabrina at Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital for so long. She currently lives in Spring Branch with her 4-legged family of four dogs, Jager, Lil’ Boo, Duke, Spinner and her cat, Betty Boop.
Customer Care Specialist – Sandra
Sandra (Sandy) is one of our Customer Care Specialist and has been with Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital since August 2011. She was raised in the mountains of Virginia where she spent time on her grandparents’ farm. She transferred to Houston, Texas several years ago for her position with Texaco Research. After many years in accounting, she decided to follow her roots and her love of animals which brought her to Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital. Now she feels that she’s down home on the farm again getting to know our clients and their pets.
Customer Care Specialist – Carrie
Carrie is one of our Customer Care Specialist and has been with Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital since October 2010 and a client since 2000. Carrie is pictured with 2 of her 6 dogs, Bonnie & Clyde. They were her first 2 foster dog failures. Carrie jokes that her foster mom ‘stats’ are still good though because she has only kept 4 out the over 30 dogs that she and her husband, Jim have fostered. Rounding out her 4-legged family is Bell, Bosco, Chica & Maggie.
Customer Care Specialist – Lanie
Lanie is one of our Customer Care Specialist and has been with Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital since April 2011. She comes to us with over 28 years’ front office experience working in the dental field. She enjoys getting to know our clients and their 4-legged family.
Lanie was raised in Denver Colorado and moved to Texas in 1993. She currently lives in Spring Branch with her husband, Lyle and their 4 dogs, Sir Lord Sydney, Noelani, a rescue from Hurricane Katrina, Indy and Frankie O Blue Eyes. They also have a cat named Kiki. Lanie and her husband enjoy traveling and fishing in their spare time.
Pet Care Attendant – Lynette
Lynette rejoined the SBVH team in August of 2017. She was born and raised in the Hill Country. Animals have always been a part of Lynette’s life and she loves working at a veterinary hospital. She has 5 dogs named Diesel, Tyson, Bella, and Isabella; one cat named Sally; and she houses a horse named Hollywood. Lynette loves working with dogs and cats and she looks forward to getting to know your pets!
Pet Care Attendant – Betty
Betty joined the SBVH team in November of 2017. Betty grew up in Chicago and moved to San Antonio in 1992. She has lived in the Hill Country ever since. Horses and dogs have always been a big part of Betty’s life. She is the proud mom of 3 rescue dogs, Brewster, Gunter, and Lucy. She looks forward to getting to know your pets!
Groomer – Lisa
Lisa has been professionally grooming at Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital since 2003. She was born and raised here, in Spring Branch, TX. Having always been around many pets, she is sure to develop a comfortable and natural relationship with your 4-legged family members.