Daniel L. Gentry, DVM
Dr. Gentry graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 Cum Laude. In May 1999, Dr. Gentry was selected to complete a Small Animal Medical and Surgical internship at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. This provided Dr. Gentry with further training in areas of small animal internal medicine and surgery. Dr. Gentry spent 4 years in small animal private practice before moving on to the emergency referral center in Mesquite (Lake Ray Hubbard Emergency Pet Care) where he practiced full time. Dr. Gentry opened Timbercreek Animal Hospital in September 2006.
Dr. Gentry and his wife Beverly have two children, Allison and Tyler. Dr. Gentry and Beverly have resided in Rockwall since birth, and their families work and reside here as well. Beverly is a school teacher for the Rockwall ISD. They have two pets, a mixed breed dog named Cooper, and a Labrador Retriever named Lucky. When not caring for peoples' pets and teaching children, the two enjoy family, the outdoors and fishing.
Dr. Gentry and Beverly have envisioned opening up their own small animal practice in Rockwall since graduation from Texas A&M. The clinic provides preventive medical care such as routine vaccinations, spays and neuters as well as internal medicine, surgery, dermatology and dental care for cats and dogs. Canine and feline patients are the focus of the practice and Dr. Gentry and his staff strive to give the best most progressive care in the business.
People are encouraged to stop by and tour our facility as well as meet Dr. Gentry and his staff. We will make every attempt to make you and your pet feel welcome in our clinic.
Nikki Jones, RVT
Nikki Jones graduated from Murray State College with an Associates degree in Applied Science. She then passed the state and national board exams gaining Registered Veterinary Technician status. Nikki began work in small animal medicine and surgery in 2002. After working in day practice for 2 years she began working for the local emergency clinic and was the head technical advisor there before stepping down from her position to pursue a career in day practice once again.
Nikki was hired by Timbercreek Animal Hospital in September 2006 and was selected by Dr. Gentry to be the lead technician of his new and highly trained staff. Nikki is very excited about providing a high level of care to her patients at Timbercreek Animal Hospital. She strives to show each animal and client the personal attention they deserve while visiting our hospital.
Nikki has two Boxers named Mason and Dom, and a cat named Bailey. Her husband Marcus is an assistant store manager at the Wal Mart store in Paris, Texas, where they reside. When not helping her canine and feline patients, Nikki enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies while relaxing at her home.
Don Griffin, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician Don Griffin was born and raised in Dallas. In 1980 he began work in the veterinary community at a small animal practice. In 1989 Don received a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Tarleton State University (the better part of the Texas A & M system). Don has worked in multiple private veterinary practices, emergency veterinary hospitals and in academic institutions such as: North Carolina State University and UT Southwestern in Dallas. In 1992, while at UT Southwestern, he received certification as a Laboratory Animal Technician. In 1995, while working in a small animal and equine practice, Don became a Registered Veterinary Technician.
Don has always loved animals and has two dogs and two cats. He and his wife Rima have 4 children and 1 granddaughter. They are very active in the local church where Don and his wife are part of the Student Ministry and host a small group in their home. He is very proud of the fact that each member of his family has been on a Mission Trip to Mexico at least once (Hillcrest Baptist Church Kemp, TX). In addition to church related activities, Don enjoys spending time with his family.
Amy Haddox, RVT
Amy was born in Cheraw, Mississippi, and lived there for 9 years prior to her family moving to Lafayette, Louisiana in 1997. Amy began working in veterinary medicine in 2004 and pursued an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Northwestern State University. She graduated with her degree in 2006 and passed the National Examination to become a registered veterinary technician. Amy moved to Rockwall in August 2006 and became registered as a veterinary technician in the state of Texas.
Amy began work for Timbercreek Animal Hospital in June of 2007. She is an excellent addition to Dr. Gentry’s highly trained technical staff. Her special interests in veterinary medicine include preventive medicine, radiology and anesthesia.
Amy has two Border Collies named Ace and Abigail. She enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends as well as being locally active in the church.