Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Telge Road Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives.

To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on several individuals, and each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for you and your pet.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

Get to know us. 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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Ricardo Battistini
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Ricardo Battistini received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University.  He is also a USDA Accredited Veterinarian. 

After practicing veterinary medicine in Florida and Mississippi, he moved to Texas and joined the Telge Road Animal Hospital Family in 2001.  

Dr. Battistini is a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico and is fully bilingual in Spanish and English.  He is an active member of the local YMCA and has three small dogs, Patrick, Peanut, and Chewie.

Tammy L.
Hospital Manager

After working in retail management for 15 years, Tammy decided enough is enough. She decided she wanted to work somewhere that she would enjoy going to work everyday. A friend that worked at a vet hospital suggested she try it. Well, 18 years later, she is still loving it! Tammy started at Telge Road as a Customer Service Representative and was promoted to Customer Service Supervisor a year later. After 4 years as the Customer Service Supervisor she was promoted to Hospital Manager. She has 3 dogs that she considers her family, and enjoys spending time in her back yard playing with them. Tammy also enjoys Zumba,...

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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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