Our Staff

Team member Dr. John Minnerly

Dr. John Minnerly, D.V.M.

Dr. Minnerly moved to Fort Worth while in highschool and attended Fort Worth Country Day School. During that time he worked at UAH in the kennel and performed some technician duties as well. Dr. M continued his education at Texas A&M University, where he earned his B.S. in Veterinary Science and then his D.V.M.

Following graduation, Dr. M returned to Fort Worth-Dallas, where he worked full-time at several clinics in the area. In 2006, he returned to UAH as a veterinarian to work with Dr. Sam Adams, and in 2009 Dr. Minnerly purchased the practice from his longtime mentor.

Dr. Minnerly is currently a board member for the Fort Worth/ Tarrant County Animal Foundation. The Foundation funds studies on companion animal diseases and provide scholarships for veterinary students at Texas A&M

Dr. Minnerly resides in Arlington with his wife Annette, children Charlie and Abbie, and cat Christina.

Dr. Bob Denton, D.V.M.

Bio coming soon!

Jamie – Office Manager

Jamie was born and raised in Fort Worth. She has been with us as a receptionist since 2009, and has worked in the veterinary field since 2000. Jamie is certified in Canine Massage and performs therapeutic massage here at the clinic. She also performs transition services for pets in their end of life stage. She shares her home with her kids Kara and Dillon, Kit the orange tabby cat, Ripley the 30lb black mixed breed dog.

Abril

Abril was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She went to Tarleton State University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science. She began as an intern and has grown her profession to become a Veterinary Technician. Her favorite thing about working with animals is the bonding experience as their technician. She knew she was in the right profession when clients asked for her specifically after making a lasting impression on them and their pets. She is bilingual and has been working in the veterinary medicine field for the past 9+ years. She loves spending time with family and enjoys singing in the choir and praise band at her church every Sunday.

Caroline

Caroline Melman has been with University Animal Hospital as a Vet Technician since 2020 and has been working in the veterinary field since 2011. Caroline was born and raised in Texas and shares her home with her husband, 3 rescue dogs, Blue Belle, Remington and Biggie, and fish named Brees.

Grace

Grace grew up in Fort Worth, TX and has been with University Animal Hospital since 2017. She is a Veterinary Assistant and is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program at Weatherford College. She has always loved animals and enjoys experiencing their different personalities. UAH has always encouraged her to learn and pursue her passions.

Hailey

Hailey Richardson was born in Arlington, Tx but moved all over the place through out her life. She graduated from small town Rio Vista High School in 2017. Immediately after finishing high school, she got a job working kennels at a veterinary surgical center and grew there, eventually becoming a veterinary technician. In 2019, she joined our team as a technician and has been with us since. She lives in Burleson, Tx with her fiancé Hayden and their perfect dog Toby, where they are awaiting the birth of their first baby! Hailey has always had a deep passion and love for animals of all kind.

Sammy

Bio coming soon!

Stormy

Stormy Lane grew up in Joshua, Texas her whole life. Her passion for animals runs through her veins from a young age. She is a mother of two kids, Jayden and Sawyer. She has a Golden Retriever named Grace, and a cat named Marvin. In her free time, she loves to bake, take naps, and watch her favorite shows. She was a Vet Tech for 7 years at her previous clinic, and has been with us for a year and a half now. She also loves Veterinary Dentistry. Stormy loves being a voice for animals, and it’s her goal to befriend every animal she sees.

Paige

Paige was born in Arlington, Texas and has been working in the veterinary field for 6 years. She love’s caring for pets and helping them get healthy again. Paige knew this was the right profession for her when she helped with a cat c-section and saved all of her kittens. She lives with her husband, 2 cats Harley and Luna, and her Rottweiler Peaches. Paige aspires to learn and grow even more in this field. She enjoys going to concerts, going out with her friends, and cuddling with Peaches.

Celina

Celina Haynie was born and raised in Ft. Worth, TX. Celina started her journey with animals in 1998 as an entry level kennel tech and knew at that point animals were her passion and all she wanted to do is help all animals. Celina also volunteered at the Ft. Worth Zoo to help gain knowledge of all animal species. In 2010 she went to back to school and graduated with her Medical Assistant, EKG, Radiology, and Phlebotomy licenses. Ten years later she has come back to her true calling helping the animals and being their voice. Celina has been married for 25 years and have 2 boys Dillon and Gunner. Celina has 4 animals of her own Tessa a Chow, Whiskey a American bulldog, Mia a Alaskan husky, and Pistol a Maine coon. Celina is so excited to meet your pets and provide excellent patient care!

Kelcie

Bio coming soon!

Jacki

Jacki is a lifelong animal lover and joined the team in July of 2021. She graduated from SNHU with a BA in Communication in 2015 and has been in customer service since 2017. Jacki lives with her husband, three large dogs, five cats, chickens, goats, and horses. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, drawing and caring for her many creatures.

Olivia

Ever since she was little she has always had a variety of pets and a strong love for animals. She from the beginning that the veterinary field was where she belonged. Olivia began working in the industry in 2007 and have been blessed to work at UAH recurrently since then as a kennel technician, vet technician and even a receptionist. She also has a huge passion for horticulture, her home is sometimes overrun with all types of plants! Olivia shares her home with her boyfriend and they have 4 furbabies, Lola and Marley our 2 pug mixes, and Pardos and Aleara our Bengals. In my time off drawing, gardening and occasionally playing video games.

Belinda

Belinda was born in Fort Worth, TX and is a Texas girl for life! She loves working with animals and finds it rewarding to be a part of a team that provides so much care and love. She joined the team in July 2021 and knew she was in the right place. She is a proud mom of 2 adult sons, happily married, and is owned by her 2 cats Lucy and Jester.

Kelcie

Bio coming soon!