Dr. Gerald W. Brzozowski, Jr.
Dr. Brzozowski received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Business Administration degrees from Texas A&M University. He is passionate about preventative medicine to ensure a healthy and long life through wellness testing, tailored disease prevention with immunizations, and parasite prevention to keep the whole family safe. Diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, and surgery are a few of Dr. Brzozowski’s interests, though there isn’t anything he is not interested in.
Dr. Brzozowski and his wife, Samantha, share their home with their son Hayden and daughters Vivian, aka Type1Wild1, and Evelyn, and of course their “other” kiddos River and Finn, the Standard Poodle Diabetic Alert Dogs. The family advocates for all T1Ds to be confident in their care and to speak up and ask the difficult questions that will make their lives easier or more bearable. When Dr. Brzozowski isn’t with the family or at the practice, he is an instrument-rated land and sea private pilot who loves to explore the world by air and fly animal rescue missions!
Whether you come to visit for your bi-annual exam, or for an illness that needs diagnosing and proper treatment, or just to drop by for a cup of coffee and say hello, he will be there to listen, learn, teach, and treat!
Dr. Donald R. Hay
Dr. Donnie Hay graduated from New Mexico State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2008.
He is married and has three children, two sons and a daughter. His passion is spending time with his family. In his spare time, he enjoys training for and competing in triathlons and iron man races, as well as watching Dallas Cowboys football.
Dr. Charity Stone
Dr. Stone was born and raised here in the Houston area. She attended Texas A&M University where she received her Bachelor’s in Animal Science, followed by her doctorate of veterinary medicine. After completion in 2008, she completed a one-year internship at the University of Georgia, rotating through large animal medicine and surgery. She and her husband lived in rural Georgia for multiple years where she worked at a busy ambulatory practice. After returning to Texas in 2011 she started practicing both small and large animal medicine.
In 2012 Dr. Stone became certified in veterinary acupuncture with an emphasis on equine therapies. She has since broadened her studies to include dogs and cats. Dr. Stone has a mobile equine practice that gives her time to still care for horses.
Dr. Stone and her husband have 3 beautiful children; Sophie, Connor, and Thatcher. In addition to a dog, cat, and a horse. During her free time, Dr. Stone enjoys staying active or reading a good book.
Valerie grew up in Luling Texas and moved to the Woodlands during the summer of 2012 to move in with her husband. In October of 2012, Valerie joined the team at Forest Crossing Animal Hospital. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her husband and two kids. As a family, they enjoy fishing, swimming, biking, and catching up on movies. Valerie is also the owner of two playful miniature dachshunds named Coco and Cooper.
Samantha joined the Forest Crossing Animal Hospital family in August of 2015 and brings her own special touch to assist in the degree of care for which we strive for in our pursuit to continue to be a step above the rest. She brings with her over 16 years of knowledge in the veterinarian field which all started as a kennel assistant back in 1998 at a clinic in Spring Texas which lead her to become a veterinary assistant there in 1999. Her love for animals continued to grow as time went on and in 2009 she took on the dual role of working as a receptionist where she had the pleasure of working with the pets loved ones on a little more intimate level. She later took on the role of a Pet Care Specialist allowing her the opportunity to have a more in-depth hand in the special needs and care associated with the special cases that presented themselves while still working as a veterinarian assistant in order to keep a keen grasp on her technician skills. While she’s well diverse in a multitude of different areas her special interests are in dentistry.
Samantha was born and raised in Spring, Texas where her husband Simmie and her reside today with their three canine children Kensi, Jager and Cinch who are all German Shorthair Pointers. She enjoys traveling with her family, taking in the outdoors with her husband and spending quality time with family and friends as often as possible.
Senior Veterinary Technician
Beth joined Forest Crossing Animal Hospital in December of 2012. She brings to our hospital the knowledge and experience that makes us a step above the rest! She began her career in Veterinary Medicine in 2005 at a small animal clinic in Cypress, Texas and was simultaneously enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program at Tomball College. Her special interests include client education and veterinary dentistry. Beth spent most of her adolescent years traveling and living abroad. In addition to her diversity, she brings to our hospital her positive perspective on life! She is the mother of a sweet boy named Warner as well as two 4 legged kiddos; a quirky and comical Golden Retriever who answers to “Waffles” and a sassy diva kitty named “Zipper.” If she is not here giving extra love to our patients, you can find her out and about enjoying running, cooking, and camping. She and her husband have a special passion for international travel as well as weekend getaways.
Chelsea joined our team in February of 2017. She brings years of experience with both large and small animals and is particularly interested in dentistry. Chelsea shares her time between work and taking care of her three dogs, two cats, and one horse.
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Nancy joined our team in January 2017. She grew up in The Woodlands and attended the Veterinary Tech Institute. She has 3 awesome pups named Lucy, Damien, & Light. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, hiking, and any kind of traveling with her husband, Matt.
Maddie was born and raised in Houston. She joined our team in February 2020. She attended Sam Houston State University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science. She plans on applying to go to vet school. She enjoys knitting and playing video games in her spare time. She has a scruffy beagle named Moose & a playful kitty named Killua.
Keelie joined our team in February of 2020 after working and volunteering as an animal care technician for nearly five years in both private practice and shelter medicine. Keelie was born and raised in The Woodlands where she graduated from The John Cooper School. She spends time outside of work studying for her Bachelor of Science in “Nutrition and Health” at Kansas State University. Keelie and her fiancé, Justin, share three American Pit Bull Terriers—Charitie, Roux, and Nyah—in addition to her childhood Poodle mix, Gizmo.
Leigh Anne has been a professional groomer since 2007, and her specialty is pampering your pet!
Unlike the staff at many big-box pet stores who try to do as many pets as possible in a day, Leigh Anne doesn’t do assembly-line grooming. She is patient and detail-oriented, taking her time to make sure your pets are comfortable and come back to you looking and feeling their best.
Regular grooming is an important part of maintaining your pet’s overall health, and Leigh Anne likes to develop long-term relationships with her clients and their pets so that she can provide personalized service. Make an appointment and see how good your pet can look and feel with grooming by Leigh Anne!