We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Mesquite Ridge Small Animal Hospital. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.

Learning and education are very important here at Mesquite Ridge Small Animal Hospital. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.

Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything that they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (817) 573-6333.


Dr. Erin Imel

Dr. Erin was born and raised in Topeka, KS. She always knew growing up that she wanted to be a veterinarian. She was notorious for dragging animals home and asking her mom and dad if they could keep them! She cared for all pets; anything from cats and dogs to lizards and snakes.

Dr. Erin attended Kansas State University on a cheerleading scholarship and received her Animal Science degree in 1998. She was accepted into veterinary school at Kansas State University Veterinary School and graduated in 2002 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree. During her 4th year of veterinary school, she went on an externship in South Africa where she performed veterinary services on exotic animals.

Dr. Erin married Dr. Matt Imel after graduation and they moved to Tolar, Texas to work at Equine Medical Center for Dr. Howell. After a year she began working at Burleson Equine Hospital for nearly 3 years before having their first child, Merritt. Dr. Imel took some time off work to be a mommy and had their second child, Senne.

The Imel’s started their own mobile equine practice, Equine Veterinary Services in October of 2006. Dr. Imel currently practices at Mesquite Ridge Small Animal Hospital in Granbury where she helps take care of your beloved pets.

Her hobbies include spending time with her family, riding horses and reading.

Dr. Timothy Lammers, DVM, DACVS-LA

Dr. Lammers grew up in a small town in Idaho on a dairy farm. He attended undergraduate college at University of Idaho where he was on the college rodeo team. He then attended veterinary school at Washington State University and graduated in 2000 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and moved to Texas.

Dr. Lammers was accepted into the Texas A&M Large Animal Rotating Internship. Upon completion, he was selected for the Texas A&M Equine Surgery Residency. Dr. Lammers was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in Equine Surgery in 2005. He was in private equine referral practice for 6 years. He then branched out into small animal surgery and is currently pursuing dual certification from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in small animal surgery. He has a passion for surgery in horses as well as small animals.

Orthopedics is the area of surgery he most interested in, but enjoys all aspects of surgery.

Dr. Lammers is married to Brenda and they have three children; Bodee, Judd and LaRessa.

His hobbies include; spending time with his family, hunting and fishing.

Tammy Hesser

Tammy is a lifelong resident of Hood County. She joined Mesquite Ridge Small Animal Hospital in August 2012 as our receptionist. She previously worked 14 years in the adoption field in Business Services & Post Adoption Services. Tammy has enjoyed her transition from the adoption field to Mesquite Ridge Small Animal Hospital and looks forward to visiting with clients and their pets.

Hobbies: Family, Reading, and Working with Charities

Felicia Cummings

Felicia grew up in Tolar, Texas and joined Mesquite Ridge Small Animal Hospital in January 2013 as a Small Animal Technician. Her favorite things about Veterinary Medicine are the great learning experiences, treating the animals, and making our patients feel comfortable.

Randal Stewart

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Pam Johnson

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