Ponder Vet Hospital

601 Shaffner St
Ponder, TX 76259



Our Staff


Sarah - Veterinary Technician

Sarah moved to Ponder over 8 years ago and has been working at our hospital for more than 7 years now. She enjoys teaching clients about big dogs and giving the elementary kids a tour of the hospital. When she is not at work she loves watching the Dallas Cowboys and Ponder Lions football. Sarah has a daughter (Ella), a Great Dane (Landry), a Jack Russell Terrier (Riley), and a cat (Skidmark).  

Go Ponder Lions!

Darby - Veterinary Technician

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Darby moved with her family to Ponder, Texas when she was 13 years old. Darby grew up riding horses in the Uinta Mountains with her family dogs trailing behind. When Darby is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, playing volleyball, traveling, and photography. She has a Miniature Australian Shepherd named Lola who loves keeping her active. 

Sarahbeth - Veterinary Technician

Sarabeth graduated from the University of North Texas in 2019.  She lives with her husband, German Shepherd (named Goose), two horses, goats, chickens and ducks.  When she is not working, she enjoys spending time outside with her animals. Ponder Veterinary Hospital is the first clinic she has worked at as a Veterinarian Technician and enjoys both the patients and clients.

Mel - Veterinary Technician

Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Mel moved to Texas when she was 7 years old and began working in the Veterinary field at the age of 18. She started off as a veterinary assistant learning the work until becoming a veterinary technician a few years later. Over the years she has worked at multiple clinics and practices until finally settling down here at Ponder Veterinary Hospital. At home she enjoys knitting, reading, hiking, and spending time with her 5 dogs and 2 cats.

Lynnsey - Veterinary Technician

Info. coming soon

Kim - Client Care Specialist 

Born in Portland Oregon, Kim could not get to Texas fast enough. When she was only 7 months old she and her family moved to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. She graduated from The University of Texas in Arlington with a Bachelors Degree in 2010 and has been working here for more than 6 years. When she is not at work, she enjoys volunteering at animal rescues, playing tennis, and going to the lake. At home she lives with her husband, Dustin, daughter Reagan, stepdaughter, Ella, an Anatolian Shepherd named Lexi, and a Doberman Pinscher named Apache.   

Katy - Client Care Specialist/Veterinary Technician

Originally from North West Arkansas, Katy moved to North Texas when she was 14. She recently graduated from Hardin-Simmons University where she played on the Women's Golf Team. Katy enjoys spending time with her dog (Scout), golfing, photography, and being with friends and family.

Chauntae - Client Care Specialist

Info. coming soon