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1301 North Custer Rd, McKinney, Texas 75071, United States
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(972) 529-6999

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The Staff at Cross Timbers Veterinary Center & Facility

Abhi Mane DVM, MRCVS

Owner/Medical Director

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Jo Querner DVM

Part-time Veterinarian 

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Becky McNatt DVM

Associate Veterinarian

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Nikki Ricker Practice Manager

Practice Manager

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Kelly Egan

Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Alinda Elcock

Veterinary Technician

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Stephanie Searcy

Veterinary Technician

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Taryn Severson

Veterinary Technician

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Michelle Hazen

Veterinary Technician

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Walter Alfaro

Veterinary Technician

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Annie Wallace

Client Services Specialist/Veterinary Technician 

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Heather Choudhary

Client Services Specialist

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Kayla Perryman

Client Services Specialist

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Krista Murphy

Client Services Specialist

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Olivia Carter

Client Services Specialist

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Kitty Nanez

Client Services Specialist

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Sara Engler

Animal Care Technician

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Haley Sparks

Animal Care Technician

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Haley Hines

 Animal Care Technician/VeterinaryTechnician

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Caitlin Murphy

Animal Care Technician

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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. Becky McNatt

Dr. Becky McNatt decided to become a veterinarian when she was five years old, living in the country and attempting to save any stray animal she could find. She pursued this passion through school graduating valedictorian from Lutheran High School of Dallas in 1996, getting her BS in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M in 1999 and finally receiving her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She has a special interest in both internal and emergency medicine. She is married with four kids, two dogs and a hamster. In her free time she enjoys reading, playing games and doing anything outdoors. 

Dr. McNatt is no stranger to Cross Timbers. She previosuly worked here as an associate DVM from 2013-2016.  She is a very good surgeon and practices high quality medicine. We are lucky to have her back as a full-time DVM.

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.  

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 environment. 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.

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. 

Michelle Hazen

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Oliva Carter

Olivia was born in London, U.K. and grew up in Oklahoma, Florida, and Texas.  Over the years her passion to work and be around animals only grew stronger so it seemed natural that she would follow her heart into a career that involved working with animals.  She is currently studying hard towards getting my Associates Degree in Animal Science.  She recently moved to Blue Ridge, Texas in August 2018, and has been a delight to have at Cross Timbers Veterinary Center as a Client Services Specialist. She loves horse riding and hanging out with her friends. Olivia has been with Cross Timbers since August 2018 and has been invaluable to our team.  

Taryn Severson

Taryn is a student at Collin College. She has been working with small animals for 6 years. She has a 3-year old English Bulldog named Eddison. She loves to take him on walks and play fetch. Taryn has been a veterinary technician with Cross Timbers for most of 2018. She has been a valuable addition to our team. 

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.  

Caitlin Murphy

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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! 

Sara Engler

Sara was born in Dallas, Texas and has lived in McKinney for most of her life. She graduated from McKinney Boyd High School, then attended Baylor University for the first two years of college to study health and biology. She is currently finishing up her Bachelor of Science Degree at Texas Woman’s University while working at Cross Timbers as an Animal Care Technician. Her goal is to become a traveling nurse. She has been dancing since she was three years old and travelled to 10 different countries (most of them with her best friend). Sarah loves chocolate and horror movies. We have been blessed to have Sara on our team as she is a very bright and motivated individual and the pets love her. 


Haley Sparks

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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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