Dr. Gary A. Raiczyk

Dr. Gary A. Raiczyk

Owner & Veterinarian

Dr. Gary Raiczyk is the owner and senior Veterinarian of Angel Parkway Pet Hospital. He has served the pets of North Texas for 25 out of his 35 years in practice. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and has experience as a previous owner, associate, and emergency clinician. He has a special interest in dermatology, surgery, and internal medicine. He has served as a board member and director of the Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas and Search One Rescue. He is a past recipient of Veterinarian of the Year. He enjoys music, sports, and travel with his wife and family. He currently has one cat and two dogs.

Dr. Gary A. Raiczyk

Veterinarian

Dr. Elyse Coleman received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2017 and has been practicing in North Texas ever since. Her special interests include internal medicine, anesthesia, and pocket pets. Besides veterinary medicine, she enjoys reading, gardening, horseback riding, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She is a cat person who happens to live with two dogs.

Dr. Jennifer Parsley

Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Parsley received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2000. She has been practicing in Ft. Worth, Texas since her graduation until recently, when she moved to Allen to be closer to family. Her interests include preventative medicine, geriatric pet care, and internal medicine. Dr. Parsley shares her home with her 6 dogs and 2 cats, and she enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends.

Lexie

Hospital Manager

Hello! My name is Lexie.  I have been in the veterinarian field in Texas for 12 years and love every minute of it, I refer to every pet in the hospital and boarding as “my dog/cat” and at any given time I can most likely tell you every one of their names. I currently have 3 horses, 1 donkey, 2 Great Pyrenees, 1 Italian Greyhound and a Pit/Terrier grand pup that lives at home with my husband and I. I have 2 adult kids and two grandpups who live in the DFW area. We live on a small ranch and enjoy the quiet country life. I defiently fit the song ” I was country when country wasn’t cool” Cowboy boots and a cowboy hat are my daily attire.

Fun facts about Lexie:

  • She is a former Snowboard instructor and Wildland Firefighter
  • She is an avid CrossFitter for the last 11 years.
  • Grew up in Utah, she has been rodeoing and showing horses since she was 5 years old.

Shawnda

Lead Technician

Hello, I’m Shawnda. I have a B.S. in Biology from UNT and have been working in the veterinary field since 2006. I am originally from California; I have a son named Connor and four cats. I enjoy doing volunteer work with some of the wildlife rescues in the area, as well as helping out with the prairie restoration project in Lewisville. My other hobbies include going to rock concerts, being outdoors & working in my vegetable garden. I love food and coffee; I am super passionate about the environment and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.

Fun Fact about Shawnda:

  • She has worked at 2 previous clinics with Dr. Raiczyk.

Zach

Technician

Hello, I’m Zach and I started working at Angel Parkway in January 2021! I have been in veterinary medicine since 2010 and have lived in Texas since 2007. I have quite a few pets of my own: 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 red-eared sliders, 1 bearded dragon, and a tortie.

Fun Facts about Zach:

  • He’s always wanted to work with animals.
  • He has a Rainforest of plants at home.

Mikael

Technician

Hi, my name is Mikael. I have 3 dogs: Shay, Sirius and Minnie. I received my Bachelor’s Degree at TAMU and love all things Star Wars.

Fun Fact about Mikael:

  • He lived in Stockholm, Sweden for 4 years as a child.

Katie

Technician

Hi, my name is Katie. My husband and I like to homestead. We have 18 chickens, 2 roosters, 2 pigs, 2 dogs, and one cat. I love to can jellies and pickle peppers and cucumbers. I also enjoy taking our 13 month-old son out to parks and playgrounds all over DFW.

Fun Fact about Katie:

  • She came in second place in an Elvis Presley look-alike contest.

Liz

Technician

My name is Liz and I’ve been a veterinary technician for 12 years. 10 of those years I have worked for Dr. Raiczyk.

I’m married with 2 children and 1 on the way. All 3 are girls.
 
I’m a homesteader and enjoy spending time with my animals. My current count is 15 chickens, 6 rabbits, 3 dogs and a cat. But that number is constantly fluctuating, especially with the rabbits.
 
My goal is to add bees and goats to our farm in the near future.
 

Fun Facts about Liz:

  • I love all things Tolkien and Harry Potter.
  • I use to barrel race and ride Western please when I was in middle and high school.

Kendall

Technician

Howdy! My name is Kendall, I graduated from UT Dallas in 2022 and I have been working in the animal industry for 8 years.  I find my favorite animals to work with are our geriatric patients.
 
I am a massive fan of tattoos with 23 currently and more to come as I continue to explore my favorite style, American Traditional.
I am an amateur historian in my spare time with a particular interest in republics such as the one found in ancient Rome.
 
I have 3 dogs, all of whom I love dearly and I consider my best friends as I am oftentimes playing with them and chasing them around my backyard on my days off.

Lindsey

Technician

Hello, I am Lindsey. I have worked in the veterinary industry for about 4 years, but took a break to be a stay at home mom. I love hanging out with my family and friends. I am excited to be at Angel Parkway because taking care of fur babies is one of my passions. I cannot wait to meet you.

Britney

Veterinary Assistant

Hi! My name is Britney. I have been a kennel tech for 4 years but I’m now working at Angel Parkway Pet Hospital as a veterinary assistant! As much as I love veterinary medicine, I am currently studying at Collin College to become an RN. My goal is to be a surgical nurse. Until then, I will soak up all my time with your sweet fur babies!

Fun Facts about Britney:

  • She loves video games.
  • She’s learning to play the violin.
  • She enjoys tattoos and already has 6 of them!

Rachel

Lead Receptionist

Hello! My name is Rachel. I grew up in Antioch, Tennessee on 8.5 acres. I have had a passion to work with animals both wild and domestic all my life! I am a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator for Texas Parks and Wildlife. I spend my days taking care of your fur babies and at night I spend most of my time with my wild babies. I also have a degree in Medical Assisting. My family and I have a sweet Service Dog named Nika, 2 axolotls named Toothless and Lightfury, and a turtle named Squishy. I have many years experience working with animals of all kinds. I can’t wait to meet you and your furry family member!

Fun Facts about Rachel:

  • She loves hiking, fishing, and camping.
  • Her favorites living creatures are frogs.
  • She considers the Kestrel Falcon to be the coolest wild baby she has ever rehabbed/released.

Amanda

Receptionist

Hi there! My name is Amanda. I have over 5 years of experience in the veterinary field. I enjoy the outdoors, camping, hiking and especially kayaking. My boyfriend and I have recently bought some property that we are busy working, and we now have 3 goats with many more to come!

Fun Facts about Amanda:
• She has 2 dogs and one cat
• She has lived in Texas her entire life
• Her favorite place to visit is Louisiana

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