Our Team

Our staff of expert veterinary doctors and skilled vet assistants and technicians are ready to help when your pet needs us. Contact us today to learn more.

Sara Rae at Lubbock animal hospital

Kelli Stephenson
Hospital Manager

Kelli Stephenson is a Texas Tech Graduate with a degree in Communication Studies. Kelli was born in the Dallas area and was brought to Lubbock for Texas Tech University, she was later given the opportunity to be in the industry she’s always wanted to be in! My role includes being whatever support I can be for my staff and to help us learn and grow! As for my four legged family; I have 3 dogs, their names are Kane, Orion and Athena and make everyday a spoiled adventure!



Calli at Lubbock animal hospitalCalli has been with us since August of 2017. Ever since Calli was a little girl, she’s had a passion for animals. She also has a German Shepherd/ Husky mix of her own, named Nikita who’s a year old.

Katia G.

Katia is a Lubbock native and is mom to a pup named Baloo and 2 cats named Socks and TJ.


Sheri at Lubbock animal hospitalSheri is originally from the Woodlands, TX and moved to Lubbock to be closer to her 2 children who are attending Texas Tech. She has been with Acres North since August of 2016 and her fur family consists of 4 dogs named Fendi, Murphy, Hailey and Roxie and 1 miniature potbelly pig named Pikachu.

Vet Techs

Harlen Goad

Harlen Goad at Lubbock animal hospitalHarlen has been with Acres North since 2008. He was raised in Lubbock and has 2 daughters, Moiya and Addelea, and 2 dogs, Krichton and Jake. In his free time he enjoys camping and festivals.

Sara Rae

Sara Rae at Lubbock animal hospitalI started work at Acres North in 2002 after moving to the USA from the United Kingdom. Formally a Nurse in the Royal Navy. I have a strong medical background and deep interest in animals. My own four-legged family have consisted of Guiness the pig, Tonto the horse, Capricorn and Baby corn the goats, and my Dogs Crockett, Smudge and Tex. My role here is to provide training for all staff and help our patients and clients receive the best possible care.


Aristea Silvas at Lubbock animal hospitalFallon is a junior at Texas Tech University studying zoology with aspirations of attending Veterinary school at Texas A&M. Originally from Baltimore, MD she spent her high school years Volunteering at Day's End Farm Horse Rescue in Woodbine, MD. Now she has six fur babies at home, all rescues, and also spends her time waiting tables at Campisi's Italian Restaurant on 82nd and Quaker.

Christa Meyers

Aristea Silvas at Lubbock animal hospitalI'm originally from Kingsville, TX. I have lived in VA for 30 years and have worked in the human healthcare field for 25 years, I wanted a change so I moved back home to TX and decided to work with animals like I've always wanted to do. I have 3 dogs at home – BEAMER, SAM and MURRAY.

Bianca Anabtawi

Bianca at Lubbock animal hospitalI am originally from Groves Texas . I graduated from Vista College with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. I have been at Acres North since July of 2017.

My career goal is to specialize in Emergency medicine. I have a beautiful little girl and four fur babies Mallory, Fiji, Marie and Chicken Tender.

My hobby is hula hoop dancing but veterinary medicine is my passion. Could not imagine life without it.

Kelli Pate

Kelli at Lubbock animal hospitalKelli started working at Acres North in the fall of 2016. She was born and raised in West Texas, and working with animals has always been her dream. She now lives in Lubbock with her Fiancé Alex and their 3 dogs; Tank, Paris, and their cat, Katt.


Diana at Lubbock animal hospitalDiana has been with us since April of 2014! She has 3 kids named Chloe, Giselle and Timothy, 3 cats; Mikey, Destin Sovreign and 1 dog, Charlie. In her free time she loves going on walks and spending quality time with her kids.