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

Sara Rae
Hospital Manager

I 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.

Jameree Freeman at Lubbock animal hospital

Jameree Freeman
Office Manager

Jameree oversees the customer service reps at our front desk. She has been with Acres North for many years and has assisted in transitioning Acres with training our front team in addition to several office duties. Jameree works diligently to make sure that our PAW Parents receive first class care when they need information about their wellness program.

Receptionists

Aubrey Anne Paulick

Aubrey Anne Paulick at Lubbock animal hospitalI was born Oceanside California. I have 6 Dogs (Luna, Dottie, Drake, Sheva, Bones and Duke) & 2 Cats (Daisy and Gizmo-Who I have both acquired from Acres North). I moved to Lubbock Tx, To be closer to my sister and 4 nephews. I've been with Acres North Since July of 2015. I have been working in the Grooming and Veterinary World since I was 15 years old, at several different places to include a Exotic Vet, Emergency Vet and Wildlife Vet. Animals are my passion and I feel blessed everyday to wake up and get to work with these wonderful creatures every day!

Kelli

Kelli at Lubbock animal hospitalKelli is originally from Slaton, TX. Her Fur family consists of "Tank" a Great Dane, "Paris" a pug, and her most recent rescue "Kate". She grew up raising Cow's, Pig's, Chicken's, Rabbit's, Goat's, and of course Dog's and Cat's, which ultimately made my love for animals grow. I started at Acres North in 2016 and I love our team and our hospital.

Samantha B

Samantha B at Lubbock animal hospitalMy name is Samantha Basaldua; I’m originally from a small town called Tulia, TX. I moved to Lubbock to continue going to school and also to work on an abundance of music projects and performances during my spare time. I have 2 dogs Roxy who is a boxer and Sadie a Chihuahua. I started working at Acres North Veterinary Hospital in October and love it, being able to see different breeds of animals’ everyday are pretty great.

Vet Techs

Bayli Bybee

Bayli Bybee I've worked at acres north since Nov. of 2015. I have 5 dogs (Gimpy, Hunter, Duke, and Laila), and 4 cats (Annie, Snowball, Callie, and Stevie who is blind). Three of my 9 animals I have taken in from acres north. I love horse back riding, camping, fishing, reading, and BONFIRES! I'm currently going to college to get my associates in nursing to become an RN. Although I have a special passion for animals. I'm originally from Pittsburg, KS. I foster animals for the South Plains SPCA.

Harlen Goad

Harlen Goad at Lubbock animal hospitalHarlen Goad has 5 years of experience.

Fallon

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.

Aristea Silvas

Aristea Silvas at Lubbock animal hospitalAristea is a happily married employee (thanks for making her happy Blake!) that has 2 chihuahuas, 1 German Shepherd and 1 DSH Cat! She’s been a Vet Tech for more than 2 years and got her associates degree in veterinary technology. She loves working and Acres and her favorite thing about it is…helping and saving animals in need! Aristea has a bubbly personality and is eager to share her knowledge about our great Wellness plans! Here’s a fun fact – she does a great Jersey accent! Ask her about it when you see her!

Samantha Walton

Samantha Walton at Lubbock animal hospitalSamantha is the heart of the vet techs! She is compassionate, funny and eager to show her ability to “woo” animals in need of a loving hand. Samantha has been with Acres for two years and is one of our leaders in her department!

Kennel Techs

Kristina Acosta

Harlen Goad at Lubbock animal hospitalI was born in Los Angeles California and moved to Lubbock when I was young, I have 3 cats (Mocha, Sylvester and Winchester) & 2 dogs (Cerberus and Grizzly) and have been with Acres since mid 2016 as a Kennel Tech and just love the job! I enjoy seeing the animals every day and it just makes me so happy seeing hem wag their tails.