Meet Our Team
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 one dog.
Dr. Elyse Coleman
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
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.
Hello! My name is Allison and I started working at Angel Parkway in August of 2020! I have been in the veterniary field for 5 years and have enjoyed every moment of it. I have one crazy mutt named Skylar who has been nicknamed “24/7” because she loves to play all the time. My husband and I welcomed our first daughter at the beginning of 2020 and have enjoyed seeing our family grow.
Fun facts about Allison:
- She loves traveling.
- Her favorite candy is Reese’s pumpkins at Halloween.
- She is 1/4 Japanese.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Samantha joined our team in February 2020. She is learning the veterinary field, but finds some of her past experience as a reservation specialist for Disney’s kennel helps in her daily duties. Sam has a B.A. in English from Rhode Island College. She enjoys animals of all kinds but has an affinity for small breed dogs and pocket pets.
Fun facts about Sam:
- She owns 3 ducks and 2 lizards!!
- She moved to Texas in 2018.
- She used to be a dog groomer!!
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.
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.
Fun Facts about Amanda:
- She has 3 dogs.
- She has lived in Texas her entire life.
- Her favorite place to visit is Louisiana.
Hi, my name is Annie. I have 2 dogs named Jack and Jill and 2 cats named Mila and Knox. I also have 3 kids name Jonah, Alexa and Kyle. I’ve been in the veterinary field for 4 years.
Fun Facts about Annie:
- She has lived in Texas, Nevada and Utah.
- She has 16 year old twins!
Hi, My name is Giuly and I am a senior at Allen High School. I’m part of the Allen FFA program as well as the Veterinary medicine program. In my free time I love traveling and I work with live stock and currently I’m raising a market hog named Toby which we raise to show and compete in competitions across the state.
Fun Facts about Giulianna:
- She enjoys camping.
- She loves wolves.
Hi, my name is Kiersta. I enjoy spending time with all of my animals, which include a golden retriever named Hazel, a bunny named Nikki Sixx, a cat named Dusty, a ball python, three chameleons, and a tarantula. I aspire to be a vet tech and am working my way towards achieving that goal.
Hi, my name is Kasity! I have wanted to work with Animals as long as I can remember, and have always been an animal lover. I have worked at several boarding and daycare facilities, where I became interested in grooming. I went to work at Petco where I was trained in their grooming program and continued to work there for 2 years, then worked at All4Paws before joining the Angel Parkway team.
Fun Facts about Kasity:
- She grew up just 30 minutes south of Dallas.
- Her favorite reptiles are Chameleons.
- She loves the color purple.