West Loop Animal Hospital

1301 West Loop 281
Longview, TX 75604



Jaqueline, Practice Manager

Jaqueline came to work for us in 2010 and has filled many rolls throughout the years, most recently she became Practice Manager in 2021.  Not only does she have a love for animals and a compassion for their humans, Jaqueline possesses an attention to detail needed for the Inventory Control and Practice Manager position. Jaqueline is fascinated with the recovery and healing process of veterinary medicine, but most enjoys the family she has found here at West Loop.

Born in Paris, Texas, Jaqueline mainly grew up in Longview but moved to Gilmer and made her home in 2017.  She shares her home with her husband, Matt, her sons Jameson and McCade and their adorable four-legged children, Delilah and Remy.

In her time off, Jaqueline loves to spend time with her family and find new craft projects. Jaqueline also loves reading, listening to music, home projects and participating in community events.

Kimberly, Office Manager

Kimberly joined our hospital in 1997 and is a valued member of the West Loop Animal Hospital team and in 2021 stepped up and took on the role as Office Manager for the practice. Kimberly has a love of learning that is evident in the many continuing education classes she continues to take as well as the dedication she shows as part of the leadership team at West Loop.  She continues to develop her skills, is never afraid of a challenge and is an important asset to our team. She is also a member of APLB (Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement).

Kimberly has a strong connection with many of our clients, and she continues to demonstrate superior customer service skills. Her genuine love for people as well as their pets is shown on a daily basis.

Not only does Kimberly share her home with her husband, Reese, and her two children, Maddison and Triston, but she has five dogs, three cats, two birds, one bearded dragon, and two horses.  Her kind-hearted spirit continually reaches out to others as she helps find homes for pets, a reflection of a true, compassionate animal lover.

In her free time, she loves to sing and has a beautiful voice. She has also acted in several plays in Longview. Having Kimberly as part of our team is a delight as well as a blessing.  Her contagious laughter, her kind heart and beautiful smile makes our days much brighter.

Virginia, L.V.T. (Licensed Veterinary Technician), Technician Supervisor 

Virginia has been a part of our West Loop family since October 2004. She attended North East Texas Community College and Cedar Valley College where she received her Associate Degree in Animal Science Degree and her R.V.T. License. She grew up in Daingerfield, Texas and knew she wanted to stay in the East Texas area. 

She came to work for West Loop Animal Hospital from another animal clinic where she had worked for several years because she always enjoyed the staff when she visited our hospital. She loves seeing the progress the patients make and the satisfaction of knowing she was a part and that she is helping to make a difference.

When not at work she loves singing at church, and she has a beautiful voice that we have had the pleasure to hear. She also loves running 5k marathons, working out, spending time with family and friends and chasing her daughter Julia around everywhere.

Yvonne, CVA – Certified Veterinary Technician Assistant

Yvonne joined our team in 1997. After having previously worked for Wet Pets and Critters, she brought with her extensive training in all types of pets. She became a Certified Veterinary Technician Assistant in 2002 and received her Associates Degree in Animal Science in 2007. What she likes most about working at West Loop Animal Hospital is mentoring new employees and staying current with advancements in animal medicine.

She shares her home with Igor, her adorable male pug. Yvonne went to school in Dallas, but has lived most of her adult life here in East Texas. In her spare time, Yvonne loves doing crafts and painting.  She is an extraordinary artist and has several businesses in Longview that showcases her artwork.  Yvonne is also our staff health guru, and will generously give us advice on healthy eating and exercise.

Maria, L.V.T ( Licensed Veterinary Technician), CVA

Maria came to work for us in our Kennel Department in June 2008 while she was a Hallsville High School senior. Her great work ethic and maturity immediately impressed us. Even though West Loop was her first job, Maria's hard work paid off and her skills improved quickly, which later earned her a position as a Veterinary Technician. Maria states that the best part of working for West Loop Animal Hospital is helping our patients grow up happy and healthy. 

When not at work, Maria loves riding horses, dancing and spending time with her family, friends and her beautiful baby girl Donna.

Olivia, Veterinary Technician

Olivia came to work for us in June 2014 after graduating from Cedar Valley College with an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology . She is currently studying for her National and State Boards to become an LVT –Licensed Veterinary Technician. Olivia said that everyone in the practice is like one big family, they are all so caring and compassionate. That was the main reason she wanted to work with us. She has grew up in Gilmer and recently moved to Longview. Her four legged children include a sweet canine shepherd mix named Ryder, a rambunctious retriever rescue named Gunner, a sweet kitty named Mia and a turtle named Crush. She loves spending time with her Husband Cody, fishing, cooking and taking Ryder & Gunner to the park.

Meagan, L.V.T. ( Licensed Veterinary Technician), CVA

Meagan came to work for us in August 2015. She is attending Cedar Valley College to obtain her Associates of Applied Science so she will be able to take her Board Exam to become an LVT (Licensed Veterinary Technician).

Even though this is her first time working at an animal hospital, she has lots of experience in handling animals. She previously worked for Wet Pets and Critters in Longview and still helps them when she has free time.

Her favorite thing about West Loop Animal Hospital is the environment, everyone is so caring and she loves being able to help care for our patients. Meagan has been a client of West Loop Animal Hospital for many years and appreciated that we took care of her exotic pets.

Her family includes Fred, a bearded dragon, Jack, a parrot, Benji, a rabbit, a cat named Lucky and a dog named Sam. She loves spending her free time with her pets, family and her husband Hunter.

Tyler, CVA-Certified Veterinary Assistant, Pet Care Specialist

Tyler came to work for us in November 2014. She had previously worked in retail and was excited to start her new career working with animals. What she loves most about West Loop Animal Hospital is caring for and helping our patients get better. She has lived in the Longview her whole life but has recently moved to Kilgore.

Her four children are Bailey, a sweet Yorkie, a Pitt Bull named Jameson, a Bull Mastiff named Odin and a Great Dane Mix named Anna. When not at work, she likes to cook and spend time with her family and friends.