Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Lovers Lane Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and spa staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference.

Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Andy Martin
Medical Director
Dr. Martin has been here since June of 1994 which happens to be right after he graduated from LSU. He started in the industry in 1989 as a veterinary technician and after two years in college as a music education major in percussion, he realized that his joy was working with animals and science. Dr. Martin attended Centenary College and Louisiana State University in Shreveport for his undergraduate studies and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in the summer of 1994. Geaux Tigers!! After graduation, Dr. Martin came to Texas and found his place here at Lovers Lane Animal Hospital which he later bought and changed the name to Lovers Lane Animal Medical Center with his co-owner, Dr. Hays.

He is married to his high school sweetheart, Jennifer, and together they share two daughters, Brindan and Mallory, and their son, Jared. Dr. Martin enjoys celebrating his Catholic faith and is actively involved in his church. As his hobby he plays the guitar, and listens to sorts of genres and can play the blues, country, Christian and rock and roll music.
Ashleigh Haydock
RVT Hospital Manager
Ashleigh started her story with VCA in 2003. She has grown through the ranks with education and her love for animals and the people that care for them. She loves to educate clients on how to care for their pets so they can live long healthy lives.

She lives with her husband, Tim, and 3 children, Carley, Jenna and Ryder, along with her 2 large mixed breed furry friends, Tonka and Bruno.

In her spare time, you will find her cheering on her family at the sporting events of volleyball and hockey.

Veterinarians

Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.

Administration

The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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