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1301 North Custer Rd, McKinney, Texas 75071, United States
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Open 7-days a week for your convenience

The Staff at Cross Timbers Veterinary Center & Facility

Abhi Mane DVM, MRCVS

Owner/Medical Director

Jo Querner DVM

Part-time Veterinarian 

Chandler Lindsley DVM

Part-time Veterinarian

Nikki Ricker Practice Manager

Practice Manager

Alinda Elcock

Veterinary Technician

Kelly Egan

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kelsea Calvert

Veterinary Technician

Stephanie Searcy

Veterinary Technician

Angela Joergensen

Veterinary Technician/Animal Care Technician

Walter Alfaro

Veterinary Technician

Annie Wallace

Client Services Specialist/Veterinary Technician 

Heather Choudhary

Client Services Specialist

Kayla Perryman

Client Services Specialist

Krista Murphy

Client Services Specialist

Blair Pearce

Client Services Specialist

Kitty Nanez

Client Services Specialist

Lynsay Calvert

Animal Care Technician

Gabriela Flores

Animal Care Technician

Haley Hines

Animal Care Technician

Kaitlyn Martin

Animal Care Technician

Our Doctors

Dr. Abhi Mane

Dr. Mane is the proud Owner and Medical Director of Cross Timbers Veterinary Center & Boarding Facility. He completed his veterinary training at The Royal Veterinary College in London, England in 2006. After practicing at a progressive small animal practice in Louisiana for 8 years, he relocated back to the North Dallas area to settle permanently.  His experience in emergency medicine and surgery as well as general practice has given him a well-rounded approach to providing his patients with top-notch care. He strives to educate his clients on preventative health care for each of their pets. His main interests are soft tissue surgery, dermatology, internal medicine, and regenerative stem-cell therapy. 

Dr. Mane took over Cross Timbers Animal Hospital in December 2017 and he is very excited to add his level of professionalism, high standard of patient care, and excellent customer service to this facility. His vision for Cross Timbers Veterinary Center & Boarding Facility is to become a favorite veterinary facility in the North Dallas area and to provide his employees, clients, pets and the community a place they can trust for genuine care for their furry friends. 

During his time away from work, he loves to spend time with his wife, daughter, and their Labradors.  

Dr. Jo Querner

 Dr. Querner has been working at our facility for the past 8 years.  She graduated from Kansas State University in 1996. She has over 15 years of experience in emergency medicine and general practice. She takes a detail-oriented approach to all her cases, which makes her an exceptional asset to our team. She currently works part-time on Sundays, Mondays, and Fridays. Her interests include internal medicine, dermatology, geriatric medicine and wellness.  

Dr. Chandler Lindsley

Dr. Lindsley founded Cross Timbers Animal Hospital in 1995.  She nourished the growth of the practice for 22 years before selling the hospital to Dr. Mane in 2017.

  Currently, Dr. Lindsley divides her time between practicing part-time at Cross Timbers, managing the family ranch, and spending time with her family. She serves on the Board of Directors for the American Murray Grey Association and for the Thomsen Foundation. Her hobbies include global travel, hiking, reading, cooking (especially artisan breads), and quilting.

Dr. Lindsley’s longstanding relationships with our clients and knowledge about the business needs is invaluable to our facility.

Our Staff

Nikki Ricker

Nikki has been a valuable team member at Cross Timbers for the past 7 years. She will be graduating with a degree in economics at the University of North Texas in the spring of 2018. She started as a kennel assistant during her senior year of high school and gradually trained as a veterinary technician.  Currently she is training to start her new position as our Office Manager. Her goals are to obtain a certification in veterinary management after graduation from UNT. Nikki has been an invaluable asset to the Cross Timbers family. Her attention to detail and multi-tasking ability is uncompromised.
Nikki lives with her cats; Penelope and Pistol, and her dog Tia. When she is not going to college, studying or working, she enjoys spending her time off with her family and friends.  

Alinda Elcock

Alinda was born on the island of St. Kitts, where she was a human nurse. She relocated to the US Virgin Islands and started a new careers as a veterinary nurse and has been every since for the past 28 years. She moved the US 8 years ago, when she joined the Cross Timbers family. She has worked at the local ER part-time for the past 7 years. She has a vast amount of experience in all facets of veterinary medicine including ER, critical care, general medicine and surgery. She continues to provide top notch nursing care for all of our patients. Alinda has been a invaluable asset to our team and enjoys training our new employees. On her time off, she enjoys camping, gardening, cooking and spending time with her husband and 2 sons. 

Kelly Egan

Kelly has been a true asset as a Licensed Veterinary Technician at Cross Timbers since September 2012. She received a BS degree from Mankato State University and also holds a degree as a LVT from Cedar Valley College (1995). She has over 25 years of experience in small animal and avian medicine and surgery. She is passionate about educating our pet owners about preventative health care for their pets. She is highly experienced in all aspects of surgery and dentistry. She loves her career choice as it gives her ample opportunities to learn new things daily. 

Her hobbies include hiking, kayaking with her dogs, bird watching, reading, cooking, and global-travelling.  

Kelsea Calvert

 Kelsea has been an invaluable team-member of Cross Timbers for nearly 7 years. She started as a kennel assistant and currently is one of our senior technicians. She is very dependable, versatile and has the ability to multi-task which helps the facility tremendously. 

She lives with her cat Tater and her dog Mia. Her hobbies include, archery, soccer and working out.      

Stephanie Searcy

Stephanie joined our family at Cross Timbers in May 2018. She is a native Texan and has worked in the veterinary field for 17 years. She has experience in general practice, emergency care, and veterinary practice management. She has a passion for providing excellent client service and patient care. She has 2 fur babies- a cat named OG and a pitbull named Daisy Dukes in addition to her 3 human children. In her free time she enjoys watching sports, and spending time with her family.  Stephanie has been a valuable team member and we are lucky to have her on staff. 


  

Angela Joergensen

Angela has been a part of the Cross Timbers family for the past 3 years. She works with us as a kennel assistant and veterinary technician on the weekends. She is currently a full-time student at Tarleton State University pursuing a degree in Animal Science with intention to attend veterinary college thereafter. 

She has a French Bulldog named Dwayne. She loves caring for our patients and her hobbies include learning different cooking recipes.      

Walter Alfaro

Walter has been working in the veterinary field for nearly 4 years. He has emergency room and general practice experience. He loves a fast- paced working enviroment. He has an English and a French Bulldog that he rescued.  He has been a part of Cross Timbers family since May 2018. We look forward to keeping up with his pace.

Annie Wallace

Annie has been at Cross Timbers for almost 2 years as a receptionist. She has a B.S. degree from UNT and over 10 years experience in the veterinary world. Her work goals are to continue to learn new things that can help our patients and their owners. She has an avid interest in studying animal behavior. Annie is a valuable asset to our team. She is a well-rounded team member that can work in any environment. Her relationship with our pet owners and her true love for each and every patient is priceless. 

Her hobbies include long-distance trail running, climbing, traveling to off-beat locations globally, and eating weird food. She loves spending time with her husband Michael, their small zoo of animals, which include: 2 cats Walter & Escher, 2 alpacas Ranger & Tonto, 2 goats Perseus & Cassiopeia, 7 chickens, and a Newfoundland puppy named Mazzy Starr.   

Heather Choudhary

Heather has been a part of the Cross Timbers family for almost 3 years as a receptionist. Her honest and genuine personality is valuable to our clients and team members. She loves to learn new things and grow as a person. 

She lives with her husband Anil and their 9 year old Shih-Tzu, Maxwell. Her Hobbies include travelling and hip-hop dancing.   

Kayla Perryman

Kayla joined the Cross Timbers family in August of 2017 as a receptionist. She loves meeting clients and helping them with their pet’s needs. She moved back to Texas from California recently with her family. Kayla has done a great job during her first few months at Cross Timbers. We look forward to her staying with our team long-term. She loves spending time with her family and exploring new places and meeting new people.   

Blair Pearce

 Blair joined our staff in April 2017. She is a huge animal lover and currently has a German Shepherd, Border Collie mix, and toy Pomeranian. She studied Animal Science at Blinn College, but went into 911 dispatching for several years. She and her husband have a 15 month old daughter named Ellie and are expecting  a baby boy in August. In her spare time, she teaches Zumba and participates in obstacle course runs. She loves spending time with her family and friends and traveling.  

Kaitlyn Martin

Kaitlyn has been with the Cross Timbers family since June of 2016.  She has been a part-time kennel assistant. She's an active member of the FFA and plans on attending Tarleton State University in the fall of 2018 to pursue her goal as a farm animal veterinarian. She enjoys spending time taking care of her many animals and hanging out with friends . 

Kitty Nanez

Kitty has been a part-time member of Cross Timbers for nearly 14 years. She  loves working with animals and people. She truly believes that the staff at Cross Timbers are your “second family doctors”. Her hobbies include spending time with her grand kids, reading, camping and horseback riding.  

Krista Murphy

Krista was originally a Kansas farm girl and moved to Texas in 1999.  She has been a part of the Cross Timbers family  since 2004. She has been teaching school since 1993. When shes not working, she is busy with her family, two dogs, and two guinea pigs! 

Lynsay Calvert

Lynsay has worked at Cross Timbers for about 4.5 years as a receptionist and kennel assistant. She has been an asset to our team. She recently graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Education and will be starting her career in teaching. 

Her hobbies include spending time with her pets, playing video games with her husband, and learning about the solar system.  

Gabriela Flores

Gabby has been with Cross Timbers for the past 6 months as a kennel assistant. She is currently in high school and helps out on the weekends. She loves interacting with the patients and boarders at our facility and she volunteers at the local SPCA.  Her future goals are to attend Texas A & M to pursue a veterinary degree. 

Her hobbies include playing video games, reading, painting and drawing, color guard, hanging out with her older sister, and working with her show lamb.    

Haley Hines

Haley is new to the Cross Timbers family. She started mid October of this year. Her favorite activities involve writing plays, directing stage productions, and creating special fx makeup. She is currently a full-time kennel assistant and client services specialist.

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