Dr. Mohammed received a Bachelor of Science in animal science from Cornell University in 1999. She then spent the next four years teaching everything from 6th grade math to 1st grade drama before returning to the cold winter of Ithaca and obtaining her DVM from Cornell in 2007. After that Dr. Mohammed did a one-year small animal internship at Oradell Animal Hospital in New Jersey and stayed on for an additional year as a staff doctor. She practiced in San Francisco for three years before moving to Austin to be closer to family. Dr. Mohammed joined the practice in 2014 and purchased the clinic from Dr. Baker in 2016.
She enjoys spending her time with her husband, four pets (three cats and one dog) and two sons. Dr. Mohammed enjoys reading, traveling and sampling all of the delicious food that Austin has to offer. She nurtures her love of show tunes and dance as a member of The River City Pops show choir.
Kerry Weisz, DVM
Dr. Kerry Weisz is a 2006 graduate of Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Health Sciences. After graduation, she completed a one-year small animal internship at the California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles working with specialists in internal medicine, cardiology, neurology, surgery and dentistry. Dr. Weisz started working at Allandale Veterinary Clinic in August of 2007 and is very excited to be here and looking forward to getting to know Austin.
Mary Skiles, DVM
Mary Skiles grew up in Orange County, California with a keen interest in the sciences, animals and the outdoors. She did her undergraduate work at Humboldt State University on the coast of Northern California in wildlife management, where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Zoology in 1985. While in Pacific Coast range, she did three months of field studies on river otter prey selection on the Eel River.
She went to professional school at the University of California at Davis. In 1989, she earned an MPVM degree after studying the link between taurine deficiency and heart disease in cats, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, graduating valedictorian.
In Southern California, Dr. Skiles practiced as an associate for nine years before converting to relief work. Relief veterinarians provide services at a wide variety of hospitals, working part time or covering in case of vacation or illness. In 2003, she moved to Austin and has been with Allandale Veterinary Clinic since 2008.
Dr. Skiles enjoys a variety of activities. She played volleyball and softball competitively in high school and college. She enjoys road biking, photography, and geology field trips. She is an avid canoeist, relishing flatwater freestyle, river tripping and whitewater Dr. Skiles is a performing member of the Japanese drumming group, Austin Taiko.
Carl Bello, DVM
Dr. Carl Bello grew up in Oklahoma, and received his DVM from Oklahoma State University in 1990. He followed that by an internship at the University of Illinois, in Champaign-Urbana. Since then, he has practiced in Chicago, Oklahoma, Seattle, and now Austin.
He enjoys varying aspects of companion animal practice, and is especially grateful to be able to assist folks as they navigate the sometimes challenging aspects of caring for their sick or injured pet.
Dr. Bello refuses to be labeled as a ‘dog person’ or a ‘cat person’, finding that he can occupy both those roles (and more!) without skipping a beat. His current roommate, Bruce, is a vibrant, gray tabby who signed on with Carl at a shelter in Idaho in 2015. Bruce enjoys being a cat and sharing his realm with Dr. Bello.
Dr. Bello is excited to be near family here in Austin, and in his free time he likes to read, hike, play guitar, and practice yoga and meditation. He is also a licensed professional counselor.
Kathryn is originally from Oklahoma but has been in Austin since 1996. Kathryn has worked in many aspects of the animal industry, from caring for a variety animals while working for the Houston and Austin SPCA to managing veterinary clinics in the Austin area for over 20 years. Kathryn has been the manager of Allandale since 2014 and she is always happy to address any concerns to help be the best pet owner possible. At home, she has various pets including a rambunctious pit bull, a sleepy Burnese Mountain Dog, a three legged cat, and two giant sulcatas.
Christina was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She has been a part of the Allandale Veterinary Clinic team since July 2008. She has had a love for animals since a very young age and appreciates being able to help care for them. She enjoys camping, hiking, and cooking. She shares her home with an older Boxer named Salem and a mischievous orange tabby cat named Phoenix.
Originally from Louisiana, Toni moved to Texas in 1996. He has been a resident of Austin since 2012.Toni has 3 dogs; a border collie mix named Ziggy, a chi-pom named Chloe, and a lab mix named Alli. He has ball python by the name of Medusa, as well as chickens. He currently resides in south Austin. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family. Toni enjoys exploring various parts of Austin. He also enjoys catching up on the latest movies and music, photography and hiking.
He has worked at various clinics gaining valuable knowledge and experience.
Trish started her career with animals in Oakland, California. In 1999, she attended Western Career College and earned an associate's degree in veterinary science, thereafter passing the National Veterinary Technician Exam and becoming an RVT. Trish became interested in dog behavior when she was in school which brought her to the Austin area in 2003. She attended Triple Crown Dog Academy, where she became a Certified Canine Behavior and Training Specialist.
She has worked as a vet tech as well as a dog trainer in the Bay Area and Austin and has lectured at vet clinics and shelters about dog body language and handling. She lives with 3 dogs - Piglet, Blanca and Tulip - and enjoys hiking and spending time outdoors.
Kaitlin has been with the Allandale team since April 2015. She moved to Austin from her hometown of Kansas City in 2012. Kaitlin has a bachelor’s in biology from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. Kaitlin became interested in the veterinary field after adopting a goofy mastiff rottweiler pound pup, Hailey. Kaitlin is most passionate about spay/neuter and the importance of responsible pet ownership. She has volunteered with local rescue groups and has had several foster pups crash at her house. Kaitlin loves exploring Austin and taking road trips with Hailey the dog. She can also be found behind a camera or taking walks through the numerous hiking trails in Austin.
Katie is originally from Columbus, Ohio and moved to Austin in 2010. She joined the Allandale Veterinary Clinic team in 2014. She has taken veterinary assistant courses at Austin Community College and began working with animals in 2012. She shares her home with two mischievous senior corgis, her husband and daughter. In her spare time she enjoys playing in the local skee-ball league, photography and cooking.
Kat is a native Austinite and happy to be a part of AVC and spends much of her time outside the clinic pet sitting as well as keeping her dogs out of trouble.
Michelle H. became a part of the AVC Team in Aug of 2016, and has been involved in the Veterinary field since 2000. Michelle was born and raised in Austin. She shares her home with her husband and 2 daughters, as well as her dog Henry and 2 cats Chedder and Kelle. She loves her job working with animals, and in her spare time enjoys running, and trying out new recipes on her family and friends.
Michelle joined the Allandale team in 2016. She has an automotive background but her passion was always to work with animals. She has plans to go to school to become a certified veterinarian technician to further her career. She has a handsome pitbull names Vito and two kittens Luna and Perseus. In her free time she likes to watch football, getting outdoors,drawing and mostly enjoys cooking or sometimes barbecuing for family and friends. In addition to helping with exam rooms Michelle can be foundin the Lab running test samples, filling prescriptions and prepping samples to be sent out.
Miranda joined the Allandale Veterinary Clinic team in Fall 2006. She works predominately as a surgical and dental technician. She is a native Texan but moved to Austin following a short stint in New York City where she discovered her allergy to extreme freezing temperatures. She holds a BA in Theatre Arts hence her natural progression into the veterinary industry (in all honesty, she grew up aspiring to be a veterinarian). She is the youngest of four ridiculously overachieving siblings and has a cross eyed Himalayan mix named Casper (AKA ‘Thunder Paw’). She is an avid balcony gardener where only a handful of her wards have met their untimely demise. She tentatively refers to herself as a banjo player but if she be judged by Casper’s simultaneous wailing, not a terribly lyrical one.
Beth re-joined the Allandale Veterinary team in December 2016 after a brief hiatus to the northeast. She became interested in veterinary medicine after adopting her two dogs here in Austin. When not behind the desk at the clinic, she can be found enjoying the eclectic culture and taking in the warm Texas sunshine.
Rachel has worked at Allandale Veterinary Clinic since 2014. Rachel is a licensed veterinary technician and has been working in the veterinary field for over 10 years. She is the proud mom of a manx named Boris, who was a spy in his previous life.