Our Team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.

Hospital Manager


Leah Leonard

Leah has been at North Channel since 2015 and has been working in veterinary medicine since 2011. She knew she wanted to work in veterinary medicine from the time she was seven and has a great love for all animals. She received her veterinary assistant certification in 2012 from Texas Veterinary Medical Association and has been growing in her career ever since. Her favorite part about her job is growing and developing her team to provide exceptional care to clients and their pets. Leah has an English pointer mix named Maggie and a cat named D’Artagnan. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano, reading or sewing.

Client Service Team


Jennifer Hawn - Assistant Hospital Manager

Jenn loves working along side her team to and helping out wherever needed. Making lasting relationships means a lot to her. She is married with 3 boys that she spends all her extra time with. She has a love for a wide range of animals. She currently has an American Staffordshire Terrier named Ace she adopted from the shelter who has made her family complete. She enjoys meeting and loving on all the pets and loves making new relationships with their owners. Jenn loves that everyone is family here at North Channel.


Denise Cruz - Client Service Representative

Denise has been with NCAH since March of 2017 and has been in the field since 2000. She relocated with her husband and 2 boys about 2 years ago from Puerto Rico. Denise currently does not have any pets but she gives all of her love and attention to the fur babies that come into the clinic everyday! Denise is bilingual so stop on in and say hola!


Sheena Thompson - Client Service Representative

Sheena has been working for North Channel since April 2017. She enjoys making new friends and loves the friendships she has built in her time here. She has three beautiful daughters, Abrianna, KaSandra and Bareena. She also has one fur baby named Owen. She adopted Owen from a rescue group. She loves her job at North Channel and looks forward to many more years to come!

Patient Care Team


Susie Garcia - Veterinary Technician

Susie went to Vet Tech institute after graduating North Shore Senior High school and graduated with her associates degree in Animal Science in 2014. She has a 7 month old Chihuahua named Chico but also loves horses and livestock animals. She loves working with both dogs and cats, but she especially loves to do dental cleanings. During her free time, she likes to work out, run, and spend time with her dog and family.


Amy Maynor - Veterinary Technician

Amy has been working in the veterinary field for over 16 years. She has been happily married for 23 years and has 4 dogs, Chewy, Tinkerbell, Bentley, and Tiny. Her hobbies include fishing, spending time with  family and being outdoors.


Reiann Diaz - Veterinary Technician

Reiann Diaz is a Veterinary Technician at North Channel Animal Hospital. She has 8 wonderful fur babies; two guinea pigs: Eugene Fitzherbert and Bucky, two trouble making cats: Saja and Puka, and her three doggies: King Arthur, Frodo and Da Vinci. Reiann is bilingual (Spanish/ English) and is currently learning Korean as her third language. She studies at the Vet Tech Institute and is hoping to one day work with all types of exotic animals and wildlife.


Hailey Hall - Veterinary Technician

Ever since Hailey was a little girl, she always wanted to become a veterinarian. Every day she learns and works towards achieving this goal. She has had an array of pets from cats and dogs to snakes and chinchillas. She currently loves and cares for her seven cats.


Karina Argueta - Veterinary Technician

Karina  graduated from The Vet Tech Institute of Houston where she received her associate’s degree in Animal Science. Her passion for animals has driven her to be the best technician she can, and has also lead her to adopt and rescue her very first pet Becky. She loves to bake cookies, do CrossFit and spend time with her husband and daughter Camila.


Denise Guerrero - Veterinary Technician

Denise is a very companionate vet tech here at North Channel. She loves all furry friends, big or small, but has a special place in her heart for puppies. On her spare time she enjoys reading, DIY projects and painting. She also enjoys walks with her two fur Chihuahua children Dixi and Orion. She plans to continue her studies and grow in the veterinary field.