We’re one big family.

Get to know the team that has dedicated their lives to taking the absolute best care of your pet.

Hunter Bowen, DVM

Medical Director

Dr Hunter Bowen is warm, approachable, compassionate, and down to earth. He translates complicated medical issues into everyday language, and he’s happy to email with clients so they can receive quick answers.

Clients appreciate Dr Bowen’s relatability and sense of humor. He works to understand their concerns and practical limitations. Dr Bowen offers clients a treatment plan that best supports the pet; then he works with clients to revise and prioritize so treatment plans fit into clients’ lives and provide the best possible quality of life for the pet.

To stay active in his own veterinary education, Dr Bowen enjoys mentoring vets-in-training. He’s a crusader against heartworms and dental disease. He also represents Central Texas on the Board of Directors of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr Bowen earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Trinity University and his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Texas A&M University. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, often while cooking, hiking, and camping. His pets include a Heeler mix named Roy, a shorthaired cat named Josie, and 2 juvenile primates (children) named Will and Max.

Rebecca Davies, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr Rebecca Davies believes communication is key to understanding pets’ lives and providing the best possible preventive care and treatment.

She also knows that when pets and their owners are comfortable, time in the treatment room can be spent learning about the issues affecting pets, assessing lifestyle and behavioral patterns, and finding the best possible treatment plan. So, Dr Davies uses Fear Free techniques, plenty of treats, and positive reinforcement to ensure pets feel at ease during consultations.

Dr Davies is a strong advocate for the fight against dental disease in pets, and she specializes in treating painful and infected teeth. She also takes a strong interest in cytology, the study and treatment of lumps and skin lesions that often make pets uncomfortable and anxious.

Clients describe Dr Davies as approachable, empathetic, and passionate about pet care. She regularly participates in continuing education opportunities and attends local meetings and national conferences that address new developments in veterinary medicine.

Dr Davies attended the University of Texas at Austin where she received her undergraduate degree in Biology. She received her DVM from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008.

In her free time, Dr Davies spends time with her family doing fun activities outdoors and cooking. She has 4 pets of her own: Doc, a Collie/Retriever mix; Miss Piggy, a Bull Terrier; Beaux and Annie Rebel, both Abyssinians.

Sara Moreman, DVM

Veterinarian

For Dr Sara Moreman, education is a vital component of veterinary care. She wants clients to understand their pets’ medical conditions — and treatment — so they feel informed and empowered to make choices for their pets.

Dr Moreman understands how stressful veterinary visits can be. When pets come to see her, she offers a soothing, gentle touch to connect and put pets at ease. Even angry Chihuahuas quickly come around to her warm, calming presence!

Dr Moreman treats each pet as if they were her own, tailoring treatment plans to individual situations, and considering all preventive options available. She is particularly interested in dermatology and works with many patients and clients to alleviate Central Texas allergy symptoms.

As part of her veterinary training, Dr Moreman spent time in South Africa treating wildlife. She has also volunteered with World Vets in Nicaragua, spaying and neutering stray populations of dogs and cats and providing medical treatment to local livestock.

Dr Moreman graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas State University with an Animal Science major and Biochemistry minor in 2015 and graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. She is the proud momma of a middle-aged Belgian Malinios/Plott Hound mix named Autumn and a young Corgi named Sophie (both are obviously perfect in every way!). She also loves baseball and live music.

Brianna Armstrong, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr Brianna Armstrong believes veterinary visits should be as fun as a play date or walk to the park! However, she understands that vet visits aren’t always that easy and so she uses Fear Free tactics to create a friendly and inviting environment for pets. Dr Armstrong is passionate about facilitating the human-animal bond with client education and prioritizing a positive in-hospital experience for patients and clients.

Dr Armstrong understands the importance of clear communication to ensure her patient’s well-being. She has a special interest in animal behavior and enjoys continuing education to stay current about the newest technology and medical advancements.

Originally from New Orleans, Dr Armstrong got to Texas as quickly as she could and received her undergraduate degree and her veterinary degree from Texas A&M! When not caring for patients, Dr Armstrong spends her time exercising, painting, and enjoying game nights with her husband, Tim. They recently adopted an orange tabby named Xiomara and a grey tabby named Rogelio.

Sean Quintana, DVM

Sean Quintana, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr Sean Quintana’s three pillars for ideal veterinary care are partnership, transparency, and education. He partners with clients to create care plans designed for each pet’s unique needs. He aims to explain the “why” behind a treatment or test is needed.

Clients appreciate his ability to explain complicated medical problems. He takes the time to answer all questions and is always friendly and courteous. Dr Quintana enjoys teaching about lab work, vaccinations, and preventive medications so pets can live a happy and healthy life. He also uses Fear Free tactics to create a stress-free experience for patients.

Dr Quintana has a special interest in animal behavior, especially after behavior modification helped his own dog, Moose (a Boxer/Lab mix). He attends continuing education classes to stay up-to-date on veterinary specialties.

Dr Quintana received a BS in Biochemistry from Oklahoma State University. He earned his DVM from Texas A&M University. On weekends, he spends time with friends and family, exercises, and loves college football. He is partial to dogs, as their unconditional love and loyalty is unmatched by any other creature.

Betsy Garza, DVM

Betsy Garza, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr Betsy Garza takes time to understand each pet’s unique needs. She goes slowly (and provides lots of special treats) to ensure that her patients are comfortable. Clients appreciate that Dr Garza is approachable and thorough. She explains the importance of routine visits and prevention to keep pets healthy, while also educating owners in easy-to-understand language. By collaborating with her clients, she comes up with the best treatment plan for each individual pet.

To keep her skills current, Dr Garza attends continued education and reviews current research. Because veterinary medicine is always changing, she follows trends in the field and collaborates with other doctors. She is proficient in advanced soft tissue surgery and routine procedures. Dr Garza goes above and beyond to ensure that she manage pets’ pain so that they are comfortable at all life stages.

Dr Garza received her business degree from Texas A&M Business School. She then attended Concordia University and the University of Texas for Pre-Vet studies. She obtained her DVM from Texas A&M Veterinary School where she was the president of her veterinary class, was a member of the Phi Zeta honor society, and graduated at the top of her class. When she’s not working, Dr Garza enjoys spending time with her husband Greg, her children Wells and Evelyn, and her Labrador Retriever Rhodes.

Haley Kemp

Haley Kemp

Hospital Manager

Haley believes that offering outstanding customer service fosters lasting relationships with clients and their furry kids! She always puts pets first and treats them like part of her family.

Haley brings exceptional leadership skills and attention to detail to her role as hospital manager of Firehouse Round Rock. These strengths were developed during her 12+ years of military experience in the United States Army and during a tour to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Clients love her friendly demeanor and compassion. Her team loves her resiliency and go-get-em attitude.

Haley was raised in Taylors, South Carolina with her grandparents. She attended the University of South Carolina from 2006-2009 to study Pre-Veterinary Medicine before enlisting in the United States Army. In her free time. Haley is an avid gamer and loves anything scary. On the weekends, you will find her at local gaming bars or enjoying brunch in Austin! She currently lives in Austin with her partner, Troy, and 3 dogs (Ganon, Nintendo, and Chewbacca).

Mary

Mary

Veterinary Technician

Mary ensures that her clients feel informed, confident, and empowered throughout their pet’s appointment. She understands vet appointments can be as stressful for owners as they can for patients. So, she empathizes with clients’ needs and ensures they and their pets know they’re in a safe place.

Mary believes in the importance of building relationships. She educates without judgment and encourages curiosity. She wants to ensure that she can answer every question a client may have. Mary also provides patients with love and high-value treats. Her ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment helps her meet patients’ individual needs.

Mary attended Texas A&M International University. She enjoys exercising, spending time with family, and working in her garden. She has three rescue pets: Lana, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi; Paco, a Chihuahua; and Chubbsters, a Ball Python.

Tristan

Tristan

Veterinary Technician

Tristan makes veterinary visits easier for clients and patients by practicing Fear Free methods and collaborating with clients to come up with a plan that is in the best interest of their pet. Clients appreciate her positive attitude and vast knowledge, as well as her ability to understand pets’ body language and adapt her treatment to make pets more comfortable. Tristan takes time to learn each individual pet and form lasting relationships with clients. She is always willing to jump in where needed—whether that is assisting with surgery, administering medication, collecting lab samples, and ensuring that each patient is comfortable and that their needs are being met.

Tristan attended Vista College in Lubbock, TX, where she received her Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. In addition to her schooling, she stays current on her job skills by practicing her skills daily, and learning from her coworkers and veterinarians. She shares her heart with her pets: Brody (pictured) and Lacy, Australian Cattle dogs, and Kelli Grace, a Calico cat. In her free time, she likes to relax with her friends and family, go shopping, and do crafts.

Jessica

Jessica

Veterinary Technician

Jessica keeps Firehouse’s core values central to each appointment, focusing on patient care and comfort, client education, and compassionate treatment. Her knowledgeable and personable approach, as well as Fear Free techniques, helps patients and clients feel comfortable. Jessica began her pet care career ten years ago as a kennel technician and quickly fell in love with the trade. She continues to grow and learn at every opportunity so that she can further enhance her level of care. Since the veterinary medicine field is constantly changing, Jessica attends continued education courses, research trends, and works with the veterinarians to understand cases.

When not working, Jessica loves attending live music shows and car shows. Otherwise, she snuggles up at home with her rescue pack: Mona, an American Bulldog; Tank, an American Staffordshire Terrier; and her three cats: GIR, Gaz, and Loki. Her top three favorite pets to work with are dogs, cats, and fish.

Daniel

Daniel

Veterinary Technician

Daniel brings his love and admiration for pets to his job every day. His goal is to make sure clients and pets have the best, calmest, and easiest experience you have ever had at a veterinarian’s office. He brings out his humor and humility to provide you and your pet with a smile and a laugh. He also brings his knowledge from working at APA! to the room in hopes that you will walk away informed and completely in the loop on your pet and their health.

Daniel has had a diverse background as an actor, director, producer, talent agent, bonsai master, and restaurant manager. He has lived in New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and now Austin. Austin has brought him and his husband great joy and significant change – three years ago Daniel found he was back to his first love – animals – landing a job working for Austin’s only no-kill shelter Austin Pets Alive!. There he worked extensively in the cat department before transferring to the clinic where he dove deep into helping all the sick shelter animals that came through their doors. After a big move to Round Rock, Daniel found Firehouse Animal Health Center and is very happy and excited to be a part of such a terrific team.

Lauren

Lauren

Veterinary Technician

Lauren enjoys the fast-paced environment of working in veterinary medicine and learning the skills necessary to care for our patients. Her favorite part of being a vet tech is having a positive impact on clients and pets by providing exceptional service!

Lauren knew from a young age that she wanted to work with animals, and she never changed her mind! Growing up, she was constantly surrounded by all things four-legged and furry. She was involved in 4-H (showing and raising livestock), which gave her the confidence to pursue her dream of working in veterinary medicine.

In her free time, she loves spending quality time with her husband, Travis, and their son, Dominik. Football and barbecue are a family favorite, so every weekend, there’s plenty of good food and a game of catch in the backyard! She also has four furry family members: an Australian Shepherd (Lance), an American Akita (Magnus), a heeler mix (Suki), and a shorthair tabby (Gidget).

Morgan

Morgan

Veterinary Technician

Morgan treats each patient with care and patience. He believes in establishing bonds with clients and pets to help provide the best care. He educates clients on treatment plans, procedures, and prevention so that they can make informed decisions for their pets.

Morgan also spends time at the emergency clinics so that he can practice his skills. It is important to him that pets have a stress-free visit, so he utilizes Fear Free techniques. Morgan brings years of emergency care experience to Firehouse.

Clients appreciate Morgan’s easy-going personality and thorough approach to patient care. He has a soft spot for senior dogs, and his wish is to have a house full of senior dogs if he could. Currently, he has Rex, a senior Chihuahua mix; Chihuahuas Opie, a senior; and Vader, an adult. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking and fishing with his wife and son. He is also a youth pastor at his church, so he spends a lot of his time with his youth group.

Maria

Maria

Veterinary Technician

Maria understands that each patient is different, so she takes the time to recognize what each patient needs to feel comfortable and secure. Her goal is to ensure the best possible care and wellbeing of each pet. Clients appreciate her patient demeanor, positive attitude, and sense of humor. She is an active learner and always seeks opportunities to improve herself and her ability to provide care. Her goal is to be one day be a veterinarian.

Maria recently received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Wisconsin Madison. She brings to Firehouse her experience working in large animal hospitals, emergency rooms, critical care units, shelters, and wildlife rehabilitation. After working with Dane County Humane Society to care for ill, injured, and orphaned wildlife, she found a passion for caring for all animals, but especially wildlife. She shares her home with Mufasa, her rescue Himalayan/Maine Coon mix; Mort, a rescue pug; and Nagaina, a Kenyan Sand Boa.

Thai

Thai

Veterinary Technician

Clients appreciate Thai’s easy going, patient, and empathetic approach to patient care. Because she treats every patient like her own family, she is able to create a positive and trusting rapport with clients, making veterinary visits easier for both client and patient. She believes in transparent, thorough communication and providing clients with the knowledge and resources they need to make the best decisions for their pet’s treatment. Thai brings almost ten years of experience to Firehouse but appreciates that she is still able to learn new things every day to help her better care for pets.

Thai received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice: Forensic Science from American Intercontinental University. Her hobbies include working out, training for obstacle course racing, hiking, and cooking (and eating) delicious food. She and her husband, Alan, share their home with their two dogs: Meka, a Poodle, and Gambit, a Siberian Husky; their rescue cat, Fufu, an orange tabby; and Tortilla, a tortoise.

Ruben

Ruben

Veterinary Technician

Ruben’s commitment to patient care begins before the pet even comes into the clinic. He prepares for each appointment ahead of time so that the appointment can go as smoothly as possible. This also allows him to ensure that each patient’s specialized needs are being met. Clients appreciate Ruben’s detailed communication skills, transparency, and thorough explanations of treatments. His proactive approach and ability to anticipate needs also help ensure that vet visits are easy and stress-free for pets. Currently, Ruben is working on becoming Fear Free certified and applies the skills he learns in training to each patient. He treats each animal like his own pet, advocating for their needs and patiently working with them to make the visit efficient and easy.

Ruben loves all animals but especially loves working with dogs and cats. A willing and eager student, he is constantly asking questions and shadowing his peers to continue to learn and improve his skills. In his free time, he enjoys creating art, sewing, thrifting, working on Photoshop, skateboarding, and completing his Fear Free certification. He also enjoys spending time with his two dogs: Dennis, a Yorkiepoo, and Beau, a Goldendoodle.

Averi

Averi

Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon!
Edward

Edward

Veterinary Technician

Ed believes in educating clients through demonstration. He utilizes Fear-Free techniques to help patients feel safe. He’s also known to provide lots of love and treats. Clients appreciate that he is reliable and dedicated to his patients.

Ed attended the University of Texas in Arlington for communications. To continue learning, he shadows doctors and his peers and watches training videos.

Outside of work, he enjoys photography, 3D printing, and playing video games. He also spends time with his dogs: Harper (Schnoodle); Cooper (Beagle/Catahoula mix); and Trip, a Pitbull who is the love of Edward’s life.

Chelsey

Chelsey

Veterinary Technician

Patience, compassion, and client education are Chelsey’s pillars for exceptional pet care. Chelsey is Fear Free certified, so she has many tricks to keep patients calm and content at visits. She believes in transparent treatment and working with her clients to create care plans together.

Chelsey loves educating clients on the importance of diagnostics. She uses easily understood language when explaining the “why” behind treatment plans. She knows that clients can make better decisions about their pet’s healthcare when they’re fully in the loop.

Chelsey’s skills include: drawing blood, placing catheters, monitoring surgery, and alternative therapy practices. She received a degree in Animal Science from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, CO. Chelsey is a Licensed Veterinary Technician in the states of Texas and Colorado.

Outside of work, Chelsey enjoys gardening, reading, and crafting. Her pets are Indie, a Pit Bull, and Blooper, a Boston Terrier/Husky/Pit Bull mix. She also has three chickens (Grita, Fanny, and Flora).

Alexandra

Alexandra

Veterinary Technician Assistant

Alexandra understands pets, owners, and vet staff should be comfortable and secure. She uses Fear Free techniques for this reason. Her patient approach to pet care allows her to provide specific care for each patient.

Alexandra’s goal is to attend the Austin Community College veterinary technician program. Currently, she researches advances in veterinary care through YouTube videos and informational websites. A self-proclaimed cat lady, she loves all cats and is able to assist with scared or grumpy cats.

Outside of work, Alexandra enjoys doing puzzles and going out to eat, especially to Chuy’s. She also enjoys spending time with Nemo and Nashville (her bonded pair of cats). Along with her two cats, Alexandra also helps care for two goats, Marshmallow and Oreo.

David

David

Veterinary Technician Assistant

David makes sure that clients feel comfortable and understood throughout all phases of their pets’ care. He uses Fear Free methods and techniques. He also provides detailed information about preventions, yearly lab work, and medication so that clients leave feeling informed and prepared. David strives to provide the best possible care to each patient.

He is skilled at drawing blood, checking vitals, and securing pets in a safe, comfortable way. Each day, he practices his skills and learns techniques from the doctors and other team members.

Outside of work, he enjoys gaming and watching television.

Kenneth

Kenneth

Client Service Coordinator

Kenneth’s friendly and upbeat personality is a welcome addition to our team! His forward thinking makes visits easy for our patients and clients. and he strives to be a positive asset where he is needed most. With thoughtfulness, versatility, and creativity, Kenneth is eager to take on tasks to figure out how to help, as well as improve the workflow of the hospital.

When not at Firehouse, you can find him hanging out with his family or playing board games, Kenneth has two pets of his own, Dory ( blue betta fish) and Cookie, a poodle/schnauzer mix.

Hailey

Hailey

Client Service Coordinator

Hailey was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho and moved to Austin, Texas in 2016. She completed a degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Health Education and Promotion in 2018 and is excited to bring a special perspective to the veterinary world. Hailey is passionate about preventative medicine and empowering pet owners to learn more about keeping their pets happy and healthy.

With a background in customer service, she wants to do everything she can to make your visit simple and enjoyable. In her free time, Hailey enjoys reading and playing games with her friends. She has two cats, Rhaegar and Lila.

Susie

Susie

Client Service Coordinator

For Susie, showing compassion in every situation while going above and beyond for clients is the most important part of client care! She wants to make every visit as enjoyable as possible by providing high-quality customer service and unlimited pet cuddles.

Originally from Illinois, Susie came to Austin to raise her three beautiful children. Soon after, she started her career as a Veterinary Technician and discovered her passion for understanding animal behavior and providing first-rate pet care. After several years, she decided to transition to the role of CSC where she felt she could have a larger impact by establishing long-lasting bonds with clients. At Firehouse, Susie became an instant fit with her can-do attitude and sincerity.

In her free time, Susie enjoys spending time with her daughter (Hannah) and five pets (Derby, Chloe, Boo, Quincey, and Gambino). She also likes going to concerts, watching live music, and spending time with friends.

Abel

Abel

Client Service Coordinator

Abel’s positive attitude, sympathetic nature, and upbeat energy help him connect with clients. He believes communication and honesty are key when helping clients feel comfortable with their pets’ care, so he makes himself available to answer any questions clients may have. As someone who values education, he is constantly learning how to improve his care for pets and how to anticipate clients’ needs. He spends time studying changing veterinarian trends and learning from his peers. Abel strives to find the best solution for any situation, working with clients to create the best possible plan.

Abel studied Business and Marketing at Austin Community College. On the weekends, he likes to play games with his friends, relax with his family, or hang out with his four dogs: Loki, Sakura, Kiba, and Ruby.

Di

Di

Client Service Coordinator

Di makes veterinary visits easier for clients by answering all their questions. Her friendly, helpful attitude helps clients feel welcomed and supported. Di tries to get all patients in for appointment times that are convenient for clients. Customer service is important to her, so she wants to make sure every client leaves feeling satisfied.

A lover of learning, Di likes to read articles on veterinary medicine to keep her skills current. She attended Eastern Illinois University for Business Administration. However, she found her passion in animal welfare and became an animal control officer. Since then, she has worked for animal shelters, human societies, and veterinarians. She brings experience in animal behavior and veterinary medicine to Firehouse.

On the weekends, Di enjoys making greeting cards, water coloring, Bible journaling, and grilling/cooking. Her pets are Tara (Great Pyrenees), Xavier (Norwegian Forest Cat); Kvothe (red tabby cat); Sadie (calico cat); and Kiwi, a Blue-fronted Amazon parrot who is over 20-years old.

Mark

Mark

Client Service Coordinator

Mark goes the extra mile to ensure clients and patients are comfortable, from before their appointment even begins. A true problem-solver, he will find a solution for clients’ questions or concerns. Mark educates himself with veterinary best practices. Clients appreciate his helpful and friendly demeanor.

Mark attended Le Cordon Bleu Texas Culinary Academy, where he received his BA in Culinary Arts. When not working, he loves to play board games; he and his husband are huge fans of Gloomhaven. He shares his heart with Rocket (a Lab/Great Pyrenees mix) and Chelsea (a Chihuahua).

Lili

Lili

Client Service Coordinator

Lili focuses on communication and compassion to ensure that clients feel welcome. To ensure patients receive top care, Lili collaborates with the entire veterinary team. She knows excellent care goes beyond the appointment. So, she communicates with her clients to ensure pets are doing well after their visits.

To stay current on her job skills, Lili seeks feedback from her coworkers and attends continued education classes. She also works to improve her communication skills.

While Lili loves all animals, cats are her favorite. She has two of her own: Piper, a Siamese, and Pipa, a Bengal. In her free time, she loves cuddling with her pets and watching movies. She also enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes.

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Location

541 Louis Henna Blvd, Ste 100
Round Rock, TX 78664
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Hours

Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sun: Closed

Contact

Phone: 512.310.7387 (Call 24/7!)
Email: roundrockinfo@firehouse.vet

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541 Louis Henna Blvd, Ste 100
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Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sun: Closed