Dr. J. Blake Watson, DVM
The son of a retired Dallas Firefighter and a retired FISD school teacher, Dr. Watson is no stranger to Frisco and the surrounding area as he was raised right here. After graduating from Frisco High School, Dr. Watson went on to Texas A&M University for his undergraduate in Animal Science and his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Watson spent his first years of practice in a livestock based mixed animal practice where he worked on animals of all shapes and sizes. He then moved on to exclusively small animal medicine with a heavy emphasis in emergency medicine and general practice. In November of 2018 Dr. Watson and his wife, Christi, welcomed their son into the world. In addition to their son they also share their home with their 2 dogs Rooster (Chocolate Labrador), and Patsy (English Setter); Mrs. Watson also has several chickens of various shapes and sizes. In his free time Dr. Watson enjoys working with his sporting dogs, enjoying the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
- 3 years Large Animal General Practice
- 7 years Small Animal General Practice
- 4 years Small Animal Emergency Medicine
Dr. Paul Ann Lucero, DVM
Dr Lucero was born and raised in northern New Mexico. She received her undergraduate degree in animal science from Texas Tech University in 2004, and in 2008 received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Oklahoma State University. For the first 7.5 years of her career she worked in mixed animal practice (canine, feline, equine) and in 2016 transitioned to small animal only practice focusing on canine and feline general medicine and surgery. In her spare time Dr Lucero enjoys spending her time with her horses. She competes in numerous western performance disciplines including, but not limited to, barrel racing and team roping.
- 7.5 years Large Animal General Practice
- 12 years Small Animal General Practice
Debbie - Practice Manager
Debbie has been employed by Animal Hospital of Frisco since 2003. She enjoys working closely with Dr. Watson and the staff to provide the highest level of patient/client care. If there is anything she can do to make your visit more enjoyable please let her know! She has two rescue kitties named Meow Meow and Steve as well as a rescue pup name Odie.
- Over 20 years management experience
- Over 17 years of veterinary experience
Lauren- Licensed Veterinary Technician
Lauren has been with AHF since August of 2018. She obtained a bachelor's degree at Texas Woman's University before deciding to pursue veterinary medicine by completing her A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology and becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2014. Lauren loves the fast-paced environment of being a technician and enjoys making a positive impact on the lives of the animals and their owners each day. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending times with her extended family, reading and going to the movies with her husband, Gabe. They share their home with fur babies: Yoshi (Pomeranian mix), Winter (American Eskimo), and 4 cats: Rintoo, Hoho, Goose and Rocket.
- B.S. from TWU
- 6+ years of experience
Christi- Licensed Veterinary Technician
Christ is an experienced licensed veterinary technician with a strong background in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. She obtained a bachelors degree from Texas A&M University and her LVT from Blinn College. Christi is married to Doctor Watson and they share their home with their 2 dogs Patsy and Rooster. Christi also has an assortment of egg laying chickens as well. In her free time Christi loves spending time with her family, being outdoors and going antiquing.
- Bachelors in Poultry Science 2008 Texas A&M University
- 6 years as a licensed veterinary technician
Marissa- Veterinary Technician
Marissa has been a veterinary technician for 3 1/2 years and counting. She has a client/patient based focus and excels in the area of small animal dentistry support. Marissa attended Centenary College of Louisiana as a college athlete in the sport of soccer. In her free time she enjoys adding to and maintaining her elaborate collection of various plants.
- 3 1/2 years veterinary technician
- B.S. from Centenary College of Louisiana
Julia is a certified professional dog groomer with 11 plus years of experience working and leading in the pet industry. Her passion has always been animals and she's made it her lifes work with a desire to better understand each individual animals needs. She genuinely cares because, to her (along with the rest of our team), every animal has feelings, a different personality, and different individual needs. She takes pride in utilizing her passion, experience, and understanding to recognize these traits quickly in order to create an environment in which your pet can feel confident, safe, and trusting. In her free time she loves to surf fish, spend time on the beach and hang out with her 12 yr old boxer mix Shian and her 8 yr old cat Chippette. Julia can't wait to meet your fur kiddos for any of the grooming services she provides.
- Certified Professional Groomer
- 13+ years of experience
Cori- Customer Care Representative
Mike- Lead Kennel Tech/Tech Assistant
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