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Stephanie Baker
DVM

Stephanie Baker

Stephanie was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She spent summers with her dad, who is also a vet, in central Arkansas. Stephanie is officially an “old dog” having graduated from Texas A& M Vet School in 1999.  From there, she completed a one year equine internship in northern California, and practiced on horses in the same area for the next three years. While she loved working with horses, she most enjoyed sports and internal medicine. She transferred this love to small animal lameness and internal medicine when she moved back to Dallas and joined a multi doctor small animal practice. After ten years in Dallas at the same practice, she and her husband pursued the dream of living in Austin.

 

In Austin, she worked for seven years at Brykerwood Veterinary Clinic and Austin Vet Hospital for a year. She absolutely loves forming lasting, meaningful relationships with clients and pets.  Trust and communication are hallmarks of her practice. She is very excited to join Allandale Vet Clinic and continue building lifelong connections. Surgery and dental are special areas of interest.

 

Stephanie and her husband, Jeremy, added some two legged children, Jackson and Charlie, to their four legged loves, Jojo and Scarlet, to round out the absolute wonderful chaos. She adores Austin, especially hiking and drinking a beer watching the sun go down. In her infrequent downtime, she enjoys yoga and dancing to 80’s music in her living room.

Hindatu Mohammed
DVM

Hindatu Mohammed

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 winters of Ithaca, NY 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.  Dr. Mohammed is currently receiving training from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine to become certfied in canine rehabiliation. She is excited to explore ways to help improve the quality of life of her patients, and plans to focus on post surgical management and management of osteoarthritis. 

She is so happy to be a part of this amazing community, and loves running into clients while walking in the neighborhood, taking her children to school, or shopping at the local HEB.

When not at work, Dr. M can be found spending time with her husband, four pets (three cats and one dog) and two children. Dr. Mohammed enjoys reading, traveling and sampling all of the delicious food that Austin has to offer. She nurtures her love of singing as a member of The Panoramic Voices choir.

Kerry Weisz
DVM

Kerry Weisz

Dr. Kerry Weisz is a graduate of Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Health Sciences.  After graduation, she completed a small animal internship at The California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles where she had additional training in internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, dentistry, and neurology. 

Dr Weisz joined the Allandale team in 2007.  She loves that she gets to know her patients throughout their entire life and gets to be a part of the team to make sure they have a happy, healthy life.  She works with her clients to create individual treatment plans for each of her patients to make sure to find the best treatments for both her patients and their owners. 

She is passionate about helping create puppy and kitten socialization plans to help decrease behavioral problems and increase enjoyment of our pets.

When she is not at work, she is spending time with her husband, Kevin, their dogs,Peter and Trixie, and their cat Millie, training for a half marathon, or hiking the Austin trails, and is on a mission to visit all of the National Parks. 

Mary Skiles
DVM

Mary Skiles

Mary Skiles, DVM, MPVM, has been with Allandale Veterinary Clinic since 2008. She did her undergraduate work at Humboldt State University on the Northern California coast where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Zoology. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California at Davis, graduating valedictorian. Dr. Skiles also earned a Masters in Preventive Veterinary Medicine from UCD, focusing on the nutritional deficiency of the amino acid taurine in cats and the associated fatal heart muscle disease, dilated cardiomyopathy. Her professional interests are nutrition, behavior, client education, and solving complicated medical problems. Dr. Skiles enjoys a variety of activities including road biking, photography, swimming in Barton Springs Pool, and playing in the Japanese drumming group, Austin Taiko.         

Adrianna

Adrianna

Adrianna has been with the Allandale team since the fall of 2018. Her background includes an education in marketing and communications, with a focus on small business development. She has been working with animals as a Veterinary Technician here in Austin since 2008. Adrianna is a mother to two teenaged two-leggers. And mother to Rocky the schnauzer, Loki the standard poodle, and LeLoo the Chihuahua.   

Trish

Trish

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.

Kat

Kat

After earning her BBA from St. Edwards University and a long career in Accounting, Kat decided to follow her passion and love for animals and their welfare and eagerly joined the Allandale team in 2012. She immediately went to school to become a Certified Veterinary Assistant I, getting her certification in December 2013. Aside from being a veterinary technician, Kat is now also the Office Manager of the clinic.

When she is not at work or petsitting, she loves to relax by watching movies, or going on hikes in and around the Austin area. Kat also enjoys spending time with her daughter and family, including her fur babies which consist of 2 senior dogs: Prince the “old man” 14 yr old black lab and Belle the diva min pin mix, 2 young dogs: George the troublemaker dachshund and Junebug the spunky Shepherd/Husky mix, and 1 long haired fluffy mischievous cat named Lynk. Most days are spent trying to keep all these babies out of trouble, or cleaning up their mess!

Christina

Christina

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 a mischievous orange tabby cat named Phoenix.

Kaitlin

Kaitlin

Kaitlin has been with the Allandale team since 2015. She is very passionate about the human animal bond and the importance of preventative care. Kaitlin is currently in school for her Masters in Social Work where she will also obtain a certificate in Veterinary Social Work. Kaitlin lives with a delightful rottweiler/mastiff pound pup named Hailey.

 

Miranda

Miranda

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.

Michelle

Michelle

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.

Anzenique

Anzenique joined the Allandale team in July 2018. She moved to Texas from her hometown of Detroit MI in 2010. Anzenique has recently earned her Bachelors degree in Animal Science from Tarleton State University. She plans to go to vet school in the near future and dreams of becoming a wildlife veterinarian. Anzenique loves to express herself through her colorful scrub tops and hair. In her free time, Anzenique loves to teach her dog Roxie new tricks, paint, and build things.

Jalissa

Jalissa has been employed at Allandale Veterinary Clinic since July, she has previously worked in animal husbandry at ACC Elgin Campus, a boarding/grooming facility, and also reception at an animal Emergency and Specialty hospital. In her free time she enjoys volunteering at APA fostering senior dogs. Although she does not have any dogs of her own she enjoys allowing her senior foster dogs one-on-one time in her home and away from the shelter. She does have a pet fish Bartholomew that she is currently trying to train to swim through hoops on command. When she does not have a foster she enjoys reading.

Beighly

Beighly

Beighly joined the Allandale team in 2018. She has been a veterinary technician for 6 years, and has lived in Austin with her husband for 2. She has a passion for wildlife and is working on becoming a licensed wildlife rehabber. She loves being a vet tech and is excited to be a part of the team here! 

Super friendly and knowledgeable. Dr Mohammed and the staff are helpful and patient in explaining all options. Everyone, including the front desk staff seem to know and like my dogs.”
— Sandra C.
Amazing doctors, staff and facility!”
— Shondi P
This is absolutely my favorite clinic ever. Dr. Mohammed is absolutely amazing. She takes the time to sit down with her patients and owners. You can tell she genuinely loves her work along with the furry critters she helps. The tech staff are amazing, so helpful. I've definitely called for advice multiple times on whether to come in or not. They are always super honest and have your back. Been going to this place for years and have yet to have a bad experience. Thank you for all yalls hard work!”
— K.S.
I'be been taking my cats to Allandale for the past 1.5 years and have been extremely impressed with the quality of care provided. I have two senior cats with different health issues, and was concerned our previous vet wasn't providing enough options for treatment. A friend recommended Allandale, and I'm so thankful we made the switch. ”
— Alicia D.
Our BELOVED longtime vet, Dr. Stephanie Baker, is the absolute best. She's brilliant, funny, caring, personable, understanding and cares so much about her patients. There's no one like her and we are beyond grateful for her. The receptionists and vet techs are also amazing at Allandale and we are very grateful for them too.”
— Stephanie K
I take my old man to Dr. Mohammed, she's absolutely wonderful. I'd been to a few vets before and felt like I was being rushed (I ask a lot of questions) and not actually addressing the source of my pet's issues. I'd done three courses of antibiotics for him and wasn't seeing results. Dr. Mohammed gave him a steroid and suddenly he's not coughing all the time. Thanks for fixing up the ol'guy!”
— Christina M.
Love this vet! Dr. Mohammad is funny, caring and down-to-earth. She takes care of both my dog and cat with the same amount of tenderness. She is open and honest, while providing the necessary information. We don't feel judgement when we are there. Have seen other Doctors and Dr. Mohammad is our favorite!”
— Sara H
I cannot say enough good things about Allandale Veterinary! I noticed my (very) senior kitty stumbling today and called them in distress. Not only did they squeeze me in on their busy Friday afternoon, but Dr. Weisz even stayed late for me to attend to Tamarind. Potassium levels were low, and they gave her some fluids (and sent me home with some), some appetite stimulants and hopefully things will turn around. Today was not Tamarind's day to go, but the end is near. :-( I'd love to celebrate her”
— Amy