Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Stafford Oaks 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 day-care 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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Dr. Holder
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Katarzyna Holder graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She completed her clinical year at Louisiana State University, where her love for the southern culture began.

Dr. H is originally from Poland and moved to New Jersey at a young age, and has been exposed to veterinary medicine and animal care since she was a toddler.

Dr. Holder's interests include prevention and management of diseases, pain management and building relationships with patients and clients. She is always eager to learn something new.

Outside of work, Dr. Holder enjoys family time, reading, outdoors, and new adven...

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Hospital Manager

Amber joined VCA Stafford Oaks in February 2013 as a receptionist, moved up to receptionist manager in 2015, in 2016 became the office manager, and in 2019 was promoted to the hospital manager. She is originally from Chicago but moved to Houston in 2005. What Amber loves most about her job is helping clients and their pets. She has three pets of her own, three dogs: a boxer (Missy) an Australian shepherd mix (Jax), and a Saint Bernard/Newfoundland mix (Trouble). In her free time, Amber enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. When not at work, Amber enjoys having BBQs with her friends and family....

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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.


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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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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