Dr. Kody Goerdel, DVM
Education: Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine ’12
Dr. Goerdel was born and raised on a small cattle ranch just outside of Luling, TX. He grew up participating in his local 4-H and FFA clubs. An avid fisherman and outdoorsman, he enjoys quality time on the lake.
In 2005 he graduated from TAMU, then pursued his Masters in Public Health Administration at TAMU in 2007. A true Aggie by nature, he returned to complete his studies in Veterinary Medicine at College Station.
Following graduation, Dr. Goerdel spent his first year working in Decatur, TX at a high-volume mixed animal practice.
After honing his skills, he returned to his hometown area and practiced for two years at a busy mixed animal practice in Gonzales, TX.
He married his wife Dr. Amanda Rosborough shortly after their acquisition of FVMC.
Dr. Amanda Rosborough, DVM
Education: Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph ’13
Dr. Rosborough was born and raised outside of Lakefield, Ontario, Canada on a Purebred Limousin breeding farm. She actively participated in 4-H with her cattle and showed horses as well.
In 2006 she graduated from St. Lawrence College with her diploma in Veterinary Technology and commenced her undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph. During this time she maintained employment as a surgical technician at the vet school as well as at an elite 24-hour emergency clinic with a special focus on exotic pets.
Following graduation, she accepted a position as a Cow/Calf & Feedlot Consulting Veterinarian for Feedlot Health Management Services in Albert, Canada. Over the next two years she worked closely with feedlot operators and ranchers alike. In addition, she has fully accredited CFIA veterinarian and Provincial Meat Inspector.
She is enjoying her new mixed-animal practice and being able to work alongside her new husband.
Dr. Angela Jugan, DVM
Education: LSU School of Veterinary Medicine ’17
It takes strong leaders to support a team and Dr. Angela Jugan is certainly one of those people for us! Dr. Jugan joined FVMC in June 2017 after graduating from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. She was born and raised in Slidell, LA, a suburb of New Orleans.
In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, trying new restaurants in the area, Mississippi State (Hail State!) and Saints football.
Her professional interests include theriogenology (reproduction), clinical pathology, diagnostic imaging, and surgery. Her favorite things to do at work are meeting new patients/clients, emergency cases, and ultrasonography.
Dr. Jugan and her husband have two dogs (Willow and Asher), two cats (Sadler and Don), and a uromastyx (Ducky). You’ll also frequently find an extra set of paws (or two or five) in their household as they are actively involved as a foster family for our partnering rescue, Gulf Coast Stars.
Dr. Lauren Drummond
Hey, Wildcat fans…… Dr. Lauren Drummond is a big one – though her purple cat loyalty lies a little farther north. Dr. Drummond joined FVMC in June 2018 after graduating from Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a native Kansan growing up in Leawood, KS. Dr. Drummond enjoys caring for all animals, but especially enjoys working on large animals like cattle, horses, and goats. Her favorite past-times include taking walks on the beach with her two pups, Sonny and Rainy and traveling.
Next up on our Meet N’ Greet the staff is Brittney!
Brittney hails from Lake Jackson and joined FVMC in fall 2018 as a certified veterinary assistant. She has two dogs; Milo a corgi and Dani a Great Dane, as well as two cats Cjay and Bouie. Her favourite food is Crawfish. She hopes to one day become a veterinarian in the great state of Texas! (Whoop!) She enjoys working at FVMC because she thinks it’s an amazing learning environment and she finds everybody to be so loving and caring.
Everyone likes a cute redhead – whether human or feline ;)! Katy works as a veterinary technician at WPVC. Her hometown is Boling, TX. Topping her list of favorite things about her job include; getting to cuddle all of the cute critters (like Mr. Kitty pictured) and interacting with our wonderful clientele. Her interests outside of work include spending time with her husband and son, participating in various church activities, and discovering new yummy places to eat!
Next, upon our red carpet employee roll out is Leanna! Leanna joined the WPVC in the spring of 2018 with a background in pharmacy tech and medical office fields. Originally from Lake Jackson, Leanna is married with 2 loving boys and 2 awesome dogs Roxie a boxer & Jessie a labradoodle. Her favorite aspect of daily work is being able to help our patients stay healthy or get back to feeling better when they are sick. In her time off she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and going camping.
Do you know those people who you can hear smiling through the phone? One of those people that make you feel heard and cared for? Amanda embodies those qualities through and through. Amanda is one of our veterinary technicians at WPVC. Originally from Brazoria, TX, Amanda completed her certification in Phlebotomy prior to joining the WPVC team. Her favorite aspect of her job is connecting with clients and ensuring their needs are met. She likes to keep busy and is a big part of helping our practice stay neat and tidy. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her son. Outside of her work ”boyfriend” Pepper the Blue Front Amazon, Amanda has a labrador (Tank) and a Maltese (Hostel).
Attentiveness, reliability and genuine concern for an animal’s welfare are qualities that Taryne exemplifies. Taryne is one of our amazing Veterinary Technicians at FVMC! Taryne was born and raised in Silay City, Philippines. Her favorite aspects of working at FVMC include; performing dental cleanings, assisting with dental procedures, interacting with clients during appointments and caring for our hospitalized patients. Taryne has 2 dogs Max (pitbull terrier) and Spike (wire haired mixed breed). When not at work you can find Taryne with her husband Tyrone on the gulf course or pumping iron at the gym.
Some people just have that extra special touch. Especially when it comes to our feline friends. Kaley is our secret weapon with it comes to your cat’s care. Kaley joined FVMC in 2018 after graduating from the Vet Tech Institute in Houston. Originally from Lake Jackson, Kaley enjoys going to the beach, hanging out with friends, going out for dinner and drinks and true to kitty form – napping. She has two remarkable cats: Benny and Gilbert. Topping her list for activities she enjoys during the workday include; surgical nursing, anesthesiology, and critical & emergency care for patients in need.
Customer Service Reps
When you give us a call at any given moment, all of our staff members strive to make themselves available for you. One of the more frequent voices you’ll hear, however, whether in English or Spanish, is Veronica! Veronica joined the FVMC team as a receptionist in 2017. She is a doting owner to her pups Smokey (Schnauzer) and Rexy (Black Labrador). Her favorite aspect of her job is meeting new people and their fur-babies. A close second is having the ability to have Smokey at work with her **hint – he’s usually taking a nap by her feet**. When not holding down the fort at the clinic, Veronica enjoys watching the ID Channel and scary movies on Netflix. She’s also renowned for some pretty scrumptious food entrees and treats by her fellow team members.