Creek Crossing Animal Clinic

Creek Crossing Animal Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Mesquite, Texas. The professional and courteous staff at Creek Crossing Animal Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. We also offer bathing and grooming services. Creek Crossing Animal Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Mesquite and surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Creek Crossing Animal Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
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  • M-F: 8:00am- 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am- 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Joseph & Michelle Quinn, DVM

    Veterinarian 

    Drs. Joe and Chelly Quinn graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1986.  Town East Galloway Animal Clinic was opened in March 1991. The goal has always been to operate an animal clinic that permeates with a family atmosphere and employs outstanding, friendly staff. We believe in treating our clients the same way we would want to be treated.

    Joe and Chelly have three grown children, Clay, Jill and Josh.  Josh is a student athlete at Austin College. They have two dogs-Cooper the golden, and Whistle, a small breed rescue. Cooper accompanies Dr. Chelly to the clinic most days and is still her faithful running buddy.

    The Quinn’s are active in community work with Joe serving on the Sunnyvale School Board and Chelly a board member for Search One Rescue Team. The National Kidney Foundation is near and dear to them as well. In September 2015, Joe received a kidney transplant with his donor being Chelly. They remain ever thankful for the support of so many folks.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1986
    Education:
    Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Diane LaRue

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Diane LaRue a 1982 graduate of Colorado State University Veterinary School, helped the Quinns establish Creek Crossing Animal (CCAC) back in April 2001. When you entrust her with the care of your family pet, she will go beyond the call in providing the utmost in personalized and compassionate service. 

    Dr. LaRue brings a wealth of knowledge from 34 years of experience in surgery, dentistry, emergency, canine, feline, and pocket pet medicine. She specializes in client education and promotes preventive health through Wellness labs tests, digital radiographs, laser therapy, nutritional and behavioral consultations. 

    She and the CCAC's dedicated medical team plan to continue caring for your "Furry Kids" for years to come. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1982
    Education:
    Colorado State University Veterinary School
  • Lauren Merrell

    Practice Manager

    Lauren Merrell serves as the practice manager for Town East Galloway Animal Clinic.  She has a doberman, Cody, and a dachshund, Ethyl, that join her at work most days.  Lauren has always been passionate about veterinary medicine and customer service which makes this her dream job!  If you ever have any concerns, please reach out to Lauren. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Education:
    M.Ed. Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Mindy Tyler

    Technician

    Mindy has been with us since 2009 after she graduated from John Horn High School. She is the clinic's head technician and one of the best. She is very caring and understanding making your loved one's feel safe. Mindy got married in 2014 to her husband Nick and have a little rescue chihuahua named Chloe. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
  • Melissa Sanchez

    Technician

    Melissa started with us in 2012. She is currently attending Tarleton State University for a Bachelors in Business and has an associates degree from Western Texas College. She has a soft spot for fur babies and a heart of gold. Never worry about your pet when they're in her hands! Melissa has the coolest dog around...Chuck! He's a rescued Lab Pit Mix and as lovable as can be. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Education:
    Tarleton State University
  • Jonni Whitley

    Technician, Boarding, and Bather

    Jonni has been with us since August 2011. She started out as a bather and moved up to Technician, but pretty much fills in whatever position needs to be covered. When you leave your pets here for boarding, she's the one keeping them as happy as possible. When she isn't here, Jonni is very active, constantly on the go either hiking, fishing, or camping. She has been married for 10 years with a loving husband and has three boys; James 15, John 14, and Jesse 9. Along with her sons, she also has a cat named Marble and a Pitbull mix named Diesel. 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
  • Haley Watson

    Technician, Social Media, Web Design

    Haley has been with us since 2010. She started out as a bather and then went to Texas State and would come back to help out here during the holidays. She majored in Mass Communication and minored in Criminal Justice. She loves animals of all sizes and has grown up with more of the livestock side. She was also part of the Equestrian team while at University and interned at Equest, a Therapeutic riding center, as a Public Relations and Social Media intern. Haley is responsible for our Facebook page, so if you comment on a picture, she's the one chit chatting with you! She has a whole barn of animals, but her main squeeze is a cat named Annabelle. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    Texas State University
  • Kelsey Novy

    Bather and Assistant Technician

    Kelsey is our newest member here! She started in September 2016 and she's great. We call her Novy and she's the one making your dogs smell fresh and clean. She also is the one watching your pets while they board with us, keeping them as comfy as possible. Currently Novy is in the Veterinary Technology program at Cedar Valley Community College working on becoming a certified Technician. She loves horses and owns two dogs, Jenny, who is a Lab Mix, and Chloe, who is a Shih Tzu, they are both senior dogs!  
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 10, 2016
    Education:
    Cedar Valley Community College
  • Tracy Schneemann

    Receptionist

    Tracy joined Creek Crossing Animal Clinic in November of 2016 as a receptionist. When you call she's one of the voices who help get everything squared away and always has a smile on her face! She is a mother of three of boys, four dogs and one kitty. She enjoys being a pet foster parent for a local rescue and baking all kinds of sweets. 
    Years in Practice:
    Dec 13, 2016
  • Doris Peterson

    Groomer

    Doris has been with us since 2014. She is the one to come to when you want your dog or cat looking great! She is married with two kids and three grandchildren. When she's not styling pets, she's hanging out with her grandchildren, going for walks and cooking new dishes to try. Doris has three dogs, one cat, and foster dog named Harley. If you need your pet looking fresh Doris is the one to help! 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    Texas All Breed Grooming School