Freeport Veterinary Medical Center
Dr. Kody Goerdel, DVM
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.
Education: Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine 2012
Dr. Amy Weir, DVM
Our doctors enjoy the variety of cases we see each and every day. From dogs and cats, to turtles, parrots, cows and horses. It makes each day new and sometimes challenging, but always rewarding and just plain fun! Dr Amy Weir’s passion for veterinary medicine incorporates this mindset, along with a strong desire to build lasting relationships with our clients and their pets.
Dr. Weir joined FVMC in June 2018 after graduating from Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Originally from Bridge City, TX, she completed a degree in Biology at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK prior to attending OSU. She now calls Lake Jackson home along with her husband Josh and new baby girl Aubrey.
Dr. Amy enjoys the bonds she builds getting to know her patients and clients through wellness and preventative care and through the tough times when our pets are ill. She also enjoys the challenges and creativity required by practicing exotic animal medicine, in addition to soft tissue surgery and equine medicine. Sharing the Weir household is one pup named Paisley (mixed breed), three rabbits (Echo, Starbuck and Mullins) and two horses (Blitz and Aspen). Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with her family, spending time outdoors, hiking, kayaking and traveling.
Education: Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine 2018
Dr. Antonia Gallegos, DVM
Hailing from Altus, OK, Dr. Gallegos has spent the last few years after veterinary school making Brazoria County her home. She attended Oklahoma State University for her undergrad and Veterinary School. Dr. Gallegos has special interests in large animal practice as well as soft tissue surgery. She especially enjoys eye enucleations and foreign body surgery. She is great at educating our clients and our staff about all things veterinary medicine. She enjoys training, hiking and traveling in her free time along with spending time with her dogs Tamsin and Bodacious.
Education: Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Dr. Amber White, DVM
Dr. White is true to her roots originally from Freeport, TX she has a passion for education. From attending many schools to teaching, she is always ready to learn and pass on knowledge to others. She attended Brazosport College for her Associates of Science, Sam Houston State for Animal Science with a biology minor and Masters in agricultural science, then off to Ross University for Vet School and Oklahoma State University for Clinicals. She has special interests in client education, dermatology, and production of animal medicine. She says, “Keeping our food healthy keeps us healthy”. Her fur babies are listed here with no favorites of course is Cowboy Bo (Jack Russell), Miranda Lynn (Lab), Ginger Anne (Lab), Paxton Piggy Pancake (Boston terrier), and Artie Fartie (Feline). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and reading.
Education: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine 2021
Clinic Year: Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Shelby Crump, DVM
Dr. Crump decided the beach and sun were calling her name and joined us from the small farming community of Armington, IL.
She loves great food – her favorite being Tacos and traveling is her go-to activity.
When it comes to vet med, her favorite aspect is the cases that challenge you as a doctor to improve and be better than you were the day before.
She shares her home with two feline companions; Grace (pictured) and El who she’s raised for 13 years.
Education: University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine 2022
Teresa, Office Manager
She’s a go-to for our team members and clients alike and can always be counted on to lend a helping hand. She excels in anesthetic monitoring, surgical assisting, and nursing care. Teresa enjoys learning new skills that she can incorporate into our daily clinical services.
Away from work, she enjoys watching her boys play baseball and football for her hometown Angleton teams.
Christina, Office Manager
Sam, Inventory Manager
Calling Lake Jackson, TX home, Sam has 2 cats names Kit Kat and Peppermint. She enjoys coming to work and spending time with her coworkers and animals. Sam is always one to step in a help fix things that need fixing. In her free time, she likes to spend time at home watching you tube and playing games on her Switch.
Taryne, Veterinary Technician
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.
Kaley, Veterinary Technician
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.
Calling Brazoria, TX home, she has a mixed breed dog named Rouxphus (RU-FUS) that she loves and enjoys spending time with. Meagan loves learning new things every day. She started in reception and recently moving to a tech position. Meagan will jump in to help where it is needed. In her free time, she makes candles and wax melts.
Katy R, Veterinary Technician
A long term resident of Brazoria County, Katy enjoys cuddling with her cat named Basil. She previously worked at our Wild Peach Clinic before taking a brief leave to be a mom and rejoined us after moving at FVMC. She enjoys working at FVMC because of the camaraderie of the staff and making friends with anyone she meets. She likes to be helpful where it is needed. She is a true chameleon and can come into any environment and make it colorful with her wonderful personality. In her free time, she likes to binge watch shows and eat nachos (like a true Texan).
Eija, CVA,Veterinary Technician
Originally from Finland, Eija moved to the US in 2017. She enjoys being with clients and helping all fur babies. When she came to Texas she immediately began her schooling to be a certified veterinary assistant. In her free time she likes to go hiking, bird watching, being outside, and going on road trips. She has 2 cats Amelia and Bohannon and a gerbil names Ygritte.
Devin, CVA, Veterinary Technician
Every day a group of attentive, caring and responsible kennel technicians are running the behind the scenes show. Technicians such as Devin are the ones that ensure our in-clinic animals are comfortable, healthy and happy. Originally from Sweeny, Devin joined our FVMC family in 2018.
He and his new wife Tori have three dogs to call their own; Wyatt (Great Pyrenese/Lab Mix), Willow (Pointer Mix) and Talia (mystery mix), in addition to their feline friend Angel.
Devin’s favorite aspect of working at FVMC is playing and socializing with our boarding, and where possible, hospitalized dogs. Outside of work he can be found in the kitchen were he enjoys cooking or playing video games.
Nichole, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Kayelyn, Veterinary Technician
Customer Service Reps
Grooming Services for Canine and Feline Clients
Born in Michigan, raised in California, Tricia received her groomer certification from the California school of dog grooming. She has two canine children waffles and tater, and one human child. Tricia has been grooming dogs for over 16 years. She is passionate about senior pets and taking time to be delicate in caring and grooming them. In her free time enjoys relaxing in her pool and trying new things from going to the world’s largest bouncy house to treetop zip-lining. She is down to earth with a great sense of adventure.