Meet Our Team

We’re a genuine group of qualified Veterinarians, technicians, managers and care-givers.

Dr. Carl Clary

Veterinarian

Dr. Clary has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 25 years and is highly skilled at performing orthopedic surgical procedures. He is exceptional at performing knee (ACL) repairs, hemilaminectomy and ventral slot (back) surgeries, bone fracture repairs and more. His veterinary interests include orthopedic surgery, theriogenology, and internal medicine. When he is not practicing, Dr. Clary enjoys being outdoors ranching, welding, and spending quality time with his wife, Petra, and their two children, Gage and Portia.

BS: Texas Tech University
DVM: Texas A&M University

Dr. Eric Cunningham

Veterinarian

Dr. Cunningham is a proud Lubbock native who enjoys serving his community and has been practicing in Lubbock since graduating from veterinary school in 2006. He loves all aspects of veterinary medicine and excels at providing individualized care to meet your pet's specific needs. An animal science graduate and former member of the Texas Tech Red Raider baseball team, Dr. Cunningham is a fervent Red Raider and attends as many Tech sporting events as possible. Above all, he is a devoted husband and father to his wife, Averi, and their two boys Cade and Caleb.

BS: Texas Tech University
DVM: Texas A&M University

Dr. Shelli Wolfe

Veterinarian

Dr. Wolfe has been practicing in Lubbock since graduating from veterinary school at Texas A&M in 2005. Her veterinary interests include feline medicine, dentistry, internal medicine, and ultrasonography. Dr. Wolfe is very thorough in her practice of medicine and excels at working up complex cases. Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys being a wife and mother to her husband, Matt, and their two children Reese and Logan. They are avid baseball fans and enjoy attending baseball games, especially the Texas Rangers.

BS: Texas Tech University
DVM: Texas A&M University
MBA: Wayland Baptist University

Dr. Taylor Chattin

Veterinarian

Dr. Chattin was born in Lubbock, but grew up in the DFW area. Being a third-generation Red Raider, Texas Tech was a natural choice for him to complete his undergraduate studies at. During that time, he worked under Drs. Clary, Cunningham, and Wolfe as a technician gaining valuable experience before heading off to veterinary school at Texas A&M. After graduating in 2015, he returned to Lubbock to work alongside his mentors, this time as a colleague. Dr. Chattin's veterinary interests include general/orthopedic surgery, oncology, exotic medicine, and clinical pathology.

BS: Texas Tech University
DVM: Texas A&M University

Dr. Caitlin O'Neal

Veterinarian

Dr. O’Neal has been practicing at Live Oak since graduating from veterinary school at Texas A&M in 2017. She is originally from Dallas, but now calls Lubbock home. Her interests include preventative care and surgery – general surgery, soft tissue surgery, and hemilaminectomies. When she is not practicing, Dr. O’Neal enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, family, and her two dogs: Bentley and Guinness.

BS: Texas Tech University
DVM: Texas A&M University

Dr. Trent Hohrein

Veterinarian

Dr. Armin Trenton Hohrein or “Dr. Trent” was born in Spanish Fork, Utah in 1977. He graduated from Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah in 1995. While in Bingham, he participated in FFA and 4-H Horsemanship. He attended College of Eastern Utah and Utah State University for his undergraduate education and Colorado State for his veterinary degree. After graduating from Colorado State in 2005, he moved to Lubbock, Texas. He practiced small animal and emergency medicine for most of his career except for short stints in Utah and Ft Worth. In Lubbock, he met his wife Jennifer, and they have two children Wyatt and Breelynn. Outside of work, he enjoys the outdoors, attending and watching football games, fly thing, photography, and spending time with his wife, kids, and two dogs- Blaze and Holden.

BS: Utah State University
DVM: Colorado State

Dr. Maegan Fine

Veterinarian

Bio coming soon.

Dr. Heather Cook

Veterinarian

Dr. Heather Cook was born and raised in Plano, TX. Dr. Cook's love and passion for animals started at a very young age, and she is so excited to continue her career as a veterinarian here at Live Oak. She attended Louisiana Tech University for her undergraduate degree and got her bachelor's degree in Animal Science. Dr. Cook graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2017. She started her career in Austin, TX and recently moved to Lubbock a year ago to be with her fiancé, Chase. Her special interests include preventative medicine, dentistry, dermatology, and surgery. Heather loves spending time with her family, friends, and her two dogs, Dixie and Maggie.

BS: Louisiana Tech University
DVM: Texas A&M University

Dr. Tabitha Hildebrandt

Veterinarian

Dr. Hildebrandt has been practicing at Live Oak since graduating from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. A local to the area, Dr. Hildebrandt returned to Lubbock immediately after graduation. Her veterinary interests include internal medicine, ultrasonography, and soft tissue surgery. When she is not practicing, Dr. Hildebrandt enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her two dogs, Maple and PB.

DVM: Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Chase Key

Veterinarian

Bio coming soon.

Dr. Cristina Hartmann

Veterinarian

Dr. Cristina Hartmann joined Live Oak Animal Hospital in 2019. Originally from Pennsylvania, she attended Penn State University for her undergraduate degree. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2017, completing her clinical year of veterinary school at the University of Florida. Cristina’s interests include preventative medicine, dentistry, and surgery. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, her two dogs Finn and Teddy, and her cat Maisie.

BS: Penn State University
DVM: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Lindsay Schroeder

Veterinarian

Bio coming soon.

Dr. Cade Luckett

Veterinarian

Dr. Luckett, originally from Matador, Texas, began his career at Live Oak at its inception as a technician while working toward a bachelor’s degree in animal science at Texas Tech University. Dr. Luckett attended veterinary school at Texas A&M and graduated in 2018. Then, in 2020 he decided to return “home” and begin work at Live Oak. Dr. Luckett deeply values the ideals and principles Live Oak holds close, and he believes in the style of medicine practiced here. His veterinary interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery along with generalized medicine. When not at Live Oak, Dr. Luckett enjoys spending time with his wife, Katelyn, and their two dogs Baxter and Remmi on his family’s ranch near Matador, working on show cattle.

BS: Texas Tech University
DVM: Texas A&M

Chris Reznicek

Hospital Administrator/CFO

Chris has over ten years of experience in managing high volume veterinary hospitals and keeps Live Oak running smoothly. In addition to his experience as a manager, he has had several years of experience as a veterinary technician and front desk reception making him particularly knowledgeable in the daily operations of a veterinary hospital. Chris understands what it takes to provide excellent service, and maintains the highest level of ethics and professionalism. He will address any concerns or needs you have with the utmost respect and compassion.

Anna Gibson

Assistant Manager

Bio coming soon.

Madelyn Shank

Assistant Manager

Madelyn started working for Live Oak in 2016 and then graduated in 2019 from Texas Tech with her Bachelors in Animal Science, concentrating in Business. She is originally from Sherman, Texas but now resides in Lubbock. She enjoys the day to day life at Live Oak and helps keep the clinic running smoothly. Besides overseeing technicians and ordering inventory for the clinic, she loves spending time with her husband, friends, and cat, Oliver.

BS: Texas Tech University

Michelle Castillo

Pet Hotel Manager

Michelle joined our Live Oak Family in 2018. She came to Live Oak with over 15 years of experience in management. Michelle is dedicated to providing excellent pet care at the Pet Hotel. She also understands how important it is to provide great customer service and loves getting to know her clients and their pets. Her goal every day is to ensure that all pets have a good experience when boarding at the pet hotel. You will hear her often say that working at the pet hotel isn't just a job it's her passion. Michelle has four dogs of her own and considers them as part of her family. She loves volunteering for animal rescue groups when she has time and also enjoys spending time with her husband, Damian and daughter, Madison.