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Meet Our Team!


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Dr. Beverly Osteen, DVM, CCRT, Practice Owner

Years in Practice: 36
Education: Oklahoma State University

Dr. Beverly Osteen grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University where she earned her DVM degree in 1983. She, her husband and their three children moved to the Dallas area in 1988 and she has been practicing here ever since. Now that their children are grown, she spends her spare time with her granddog named Soo. She also enjoys reading, listening to music, and traveling to see friends and family.


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Dr. Deborah Davis, DVM, Practice Owner

Years in Practice: 40
Education: Iowa State University

Dr. Deborah Davis graduated form the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in 1979. She grew up in Des Moines, Iowa but moved to Texas soon after graduating. She has practiced in Richardson, Plano and Allen. Dr. Davis and her husband, Mike have 2 teenage sons. She also has Pekingese dogs and 2 cats. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her dogs and cats, reading, gardening and attending her sons many after school activities.


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Dr. Nicole Koenigsknecht, DVM, Associate

Years in Practice: 16
Education: Oklahoma State University

Dr. Nicole Koenigsknecht grew up in Claremore, Oklahoma and went to Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. She then moved back home to go to Oklahoma State University for Vet school and graduated in 2002. After vet school, she moved to Allentown, PA, where she stayed for 3 years. In 2005, she moved to Texas and has worked in the DFW ever since. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and enjoying all the DFW area offers. She has a daughter named Avery, a yellow lab named Molly and a three-legged cat named Missy who is the queen of everyone and everything.


Dr. Haixia Kong, Associate

Dr. Haixia Kong, DVM, Associate

Years in Practice: 8
Education: Louisiana State University

Dr. Haixia Kong was born and raised in ZhenJiang, China. As a young girl, she grew up in a village surrounded with different animals. She was awarded with a scholarship to pursue graduate studies in Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University in 2006. She completed the Education for Foreign Veterinary Graduate program in 2011 after she obtained her Master’s degree in Veterinary Medicine and performed clinical rotations at Louisiana State University.  Dr. Kong started practicing veterinary medicine in Fairfax, Virginia, and now she and her family are happy to return to the DFW area where her husband is originally from. They are very excited to lay down roots here and promote animal well-being in the community. In her spare time, Dr. Kong enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening and volunteering at the shelters. 


Tracie Dobbs, Technician

Tracie Dobbs, Veterinary Technician

Years in Practice: 16
Education: Trinity Valley College

Tracie has worked at Allen Veterinary Centre since November 2002. She has had a love and passion for animals ever since she can remember. She enjoys going to the beach and listening to Bob Marley.  Her all time favorite thing to do is spend time at home with her husband Clayton, daughter Skyler and their cat Taylor.


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Erin Wright, Veterinary Technician

Years in Practice: 5
Education: Purdue University

Erin grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana. She went to Purdue University where she studied animal science. She moved to Texas in 2003. She has 2 cats, both of which she brought home from our clinic. Gus and Walter are 3 years old and are always up to some kind of trouble. She enjoys going to movies, cooking and traveling.


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Lauren Pendarvis, Veterinary Technician

Years in Practice: 4

Lauren grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and moved to Plano, Texas in 2011 where she met and recently married her husband, Justin. She has three beautiful dogs, Benji, Ghost and Luna, and a cat named Nora. While at home, she can be found reading a book, cooking, or watching movies. 





Bonnie Hardin

Bonnie Hardin, Veterinary Technician

Years in Practice: 1
Education: Carrington College

Bonnie is from Portland Oregon, with life's adventures leading her to the Dallas, Texas. She started her career by attending Carrington College for Veterinary Assisting, and since then has greatly enjoyed the career change. She has two dogs; Red Dog who is a shepherd healer mix, San Dawg who is a pit bull and two cats; Akuma and White Cat. All are rescues from various points and places. She enjoys spending time with family, doing different things with her animals, and gardening.



Megan Haas

Megan Haas, Veterinary Receptionist

Years in Practice: 2
Education: Collin College

Megan was born in Plano and raised in Wylie, Texas. She graduated from Allen High School in 2011 then attended Collin College in 2012 for Animal Science and Art and was also a volunteer at A Different Breed through out college. She lost her beloved childhood chocolate long haired dachshund, Schroeder back in April of 2017 but she is still crazy about her parent's handsome blue brindle long haired dachshund named Basil. In her free time she mostly enjoys being with friends and family, attending concerts, being in church, hanging out with her community group, watching movies, listening to jazz music, sculpting, painting; basically anything artistic; and running her pet sitting business, Meg's Mutts!


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INTRODUCING OUR NEW AVC TEAM MEMBER!

Whitney Elmore, Veterinary Receptionist

Education: University of North Texas

Whitney grew up in the Dallas, Texas area. After College at UNT, she moved to Montana where she met her Husband of 22 years. They moved back to Plano in 2000 with their three cats. After the loss of their first three fur babies, they adopted Sasha 2 along with Boris and Ivan, who are brothers. Whitney enjoys cooking and reading in her free time and is a huge fan of British murder mysteries.


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Olivia Tesauro, Kennel Technician

Years in Practice: 5
Education: Collin College

Olivia was born in New Jersey and moved to Allen, Texas with her family in 2005. She graduated from Allen High School in 2015 and attended Collin College for 2 years. She has 3 dogs, Paisley, Bella and Lexi. She also has 2 tarantulas named Susan and Steven. She has owned a variety of farm animals and she plans on furthering her veterinary career to working with livestock. She enjoys traveling, going to the beach, hanging out with friends and spending time with animals.


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Bryanna Lerma, Kennel Technician

Years in Practice: 2
Education: Collin College

Bryanna was born in Bridgeton, Missouri and moved to Allen, Texas in 2000 with her family. She Graduated from Allen High School in 2017 and is currently attending Collin College. She has a chocolate lab named Hershey, a pug mix named Roxy and a pitbull mix named Max. She enjoys going to the movies, going to the beach, listening to music, hanging out with friends.



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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Allen Veterinary Centre

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed