Our Team

Longwood Animal Hospital and Pet Resort’s experienced support staff of Client Care Specialists, Certified Veterinary Technicians, Animal Health Technicians, and Animal Care Assistants strive to provide personalized, compassionate care for our patients and clients alike.

Jessica at Cypress Animal Hospital

Jessica Griffin
Hospital Manager

Jessica was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2006. Her passion is to help serve our clients, pets, and the Longwood Animal Hospital Team. She can usually be seen either in her office or providing clients with a laugh in reception area. On her days off, Jessica enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Manolo and Gwendolyn.

Receptionists

Becca Godsey - Lead Receptionist

Becca, Lead Receptionist at Cypress Animal HospitalRebecca joined our team as a kennel tech May of 2009. She has worked her way into the lead receptionist position in 2015. Becca has her associates in Mechanical Engineering Technology, but quickly realized her passion for animals and people is where she rather be. She has 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 bearded dragons, a Sulcata tortoise, and 3 turtles. All of her animals are part of a bigger family with the additional 7 dogs and 3 other cats they live with. In Becca’s spare time she loves to travel as well as spend time with family and friends.

Stephanie Blake

Stephanie Blake., Receptionist at Cypress Animal HospitalBorn and raised in Houston, Texas, Stephanie has been with Longwood since January 2016. Spring is her favorite time of the year. Stephanie has two fur-babies of her own, Angel and Andrea.

Dezi Funnell

Dezi, Receptionist at Cypress Animal HospitalDezi has been with the Longwood team since April of 2015 and has a special touch with our boarding patients. She has worked with animals professionally for 5 years and was raised with horses and other livestock animals. On her days off, Dezi enjoys riding her horse, Kacie, and playing with her two dogs, Jasper and Bubba.

Kristine Lackey

Kristie, Receptionist at Cypress Animal Hospital

Kristine has been in the animal care field for five years, exercising a passion for education and care. She has two dogs - Einstein and Jedi - and a fire skink named Smaug.

Veterinary Technicians

Danielle Alvarez

Danielle Alvarez, RVT at Cypress Animal Hospital

Since 2008, Danielle has been a skilled Veterinary Technician with several years in shelter medicine and a certificate in Surgical Procedures. She is currently pursing a Chemistry degree to add to her skills. She enjoys spending her free time with her Akita, Bear. Danielle is committed to providing compassion and care to our clients and their pets.

Skye Greene

Skye, CVT at Cypress Animal Hospital

Skye has been a Veterinary Technician since 1997 working several years in emergency / critical care. She is pursuing a Registered Veterinary Technician degree while working at Longwood Animal Hospital. She has an Associate of Arts in Interior Design. Skye is excited about the veterinary industry and learning new procedures. Skye is committed to providing compassion to pets and their owners. She has three children, five dogs, three cats, a horse, and a hamster. In her free time she enjoys going to Cypress Creek throwing darts and singing karaoke.

Isabeth Parga

Isabeth Parga, CVT at Cypress Animal Hospital

Isabeth was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University with her Bachelor’s in Biomedical Sciences in May 2015. She is planning to become a small animal veterinary doctor. Isabeth joined the Longwood Animal Hospital team in June 2015. She has four cats, Amarillo, Hime, Whiskers, and Nina; and two dogs, a 14 year old shepherd-heeler mix named Sassy and a 7 year old Beagle named Brian.

Alyssa Stern

Alyssa Stern, RVT at Cypress Animal Hospital With 2 years of veterinary technician experience, Alyssa is committed to helping and educating clients and pets. Her love for golden retrievers motivates her provide the best care for each pet. On her days off, Alyssa enjoys spending time with her 2 year old son and kitten while crafting at home.

Kennel Technicians

Tori Exline

Tori, KT At Longwood Animal Hospital and Pet Resort​Tori has been with Longwood team since the summer of 2015. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Tori has a huge heart for all animals and has two dogs of her own. She is currently attending school to acquire her Associates Degree in Accounting.

Hadley Greene

Hadley Greene at Longwood Animal Hospital and Pet ResortBio Coming Soon!

Erica Hutchinson

Brittney, KT at Longwood Animal Hospital and Pet Resort

Erica is one of our fabulous kennel technicians here at Longwood Animal Hospital. She’s been with the Longwood family for about since 2014 and has loved every minute of it. She has three dogs of her own along with 2 finches and two turtles. Animals are the best part of life, and she aspires to become a large animal veterinarian in the near future.

Brittney True

Brittney, KT at Longwood Animal Hospital and Pet ResortOur resident artist, Brittney can be seen at the clinic caring for our boarding patients. Our boarding patients always go home with a personalized drawing from Brittney. She has been passionately working with animals for well over 15 years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three pets and drawing; that is, if her cat doesn’t eat her pencils and pens.

Oreo  at Cypress Animal Hospital

Oreo - Hospital Administrator

Oreo joined Longwood Animal Hospital in 2000 as a Hospital Greeter. She quickly excelled in this position and eventually took on the role as Hospital Administrator. Oreo plays a crucial role in hiring, supervising, and dust bunny control. In her spare time she enjoys laying on charts, blocking the computer monitor, eating paper, and sunning in the hospital windows.