Ponder Vet Hospital

601 Shaffner St
Ponder, TX 76259



Our Staff

 Sarah - Veterinary Technician

 Sarah moved to Ponder in 2012 and has been working at our hospital since 2013. 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 Russel 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 2 Miniature Australian Shepherds named Lola and Fang who love keeping her active. 











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 3 cats.










Lynnsey - Veterinary Technician

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Samantha - Veterinary Technician

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Lauren - Veterinary Technician

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Margie - Senior Pre-Vet Student Intern

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 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 dogs Scout and Gus, golfing, photography, and being with friends and family.











Chauntae - Client Care Specialist

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Shylo - Client Care Specialist

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Cathy - Client Care Specialist

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DejaVu - Clinic Cat by day, Hunter by night

Deja was born in Justin, TX and lived a rough few months on the streets. She was found by a young boy and brought to Ponder Veterinary Hospital in 2021 to be checked out. There, she was spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and introduced to a nice warm bed. In her spare time, she enjoys attention from clients' children, and stealing any unattended food.