Our Staff

Neelesh Narurkar, DVM

Neelesh Narurkar, DVM

Veterinarian / Owner

University of Texas, 1995 - Bachelor's Degree in Zoology Texas A&M University, 1999 - Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Narurkar was born in 1973, in England. He moved to the United States in 1977. He is originally of Indian heritage. His first position as a veterinarian was at a small animal equine practice in Olympia, Washington. In 2002, Dr. Narurkar purchased Canyon City Animal Hospital in Canyon Lake, TX. In 2011, he relocated to San Antonio and became part owner of Austin Highway Animal Hospital. Dr. Narurkar's medical interests include dentistry, geriatric medication and pain management. His hobbies include cycling, running, travel, and Texas Longhorn Football.

Mia Provost, DVM

Mia Provost, DVM

Veterinarian

University of Texas, 2003 Bachelor's Degree - Western University, 2008 Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Provost grew up on a ranch in east Texas and moved to Lake Travis, TX when she was in high school. She has two dogs named Henry and Skip, and a cat named Tofu. In her free time, Dr. Provost enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as traveling.

I enjoy working with animals because it's rewarding to see pets and their people happy and healthy.

Debbie, LVT

Debbie, LVT

Practice Manager

Bachelor's Degree in Business Management - Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology - Licensed Veterinary Technician

Debbie is from Refugio, TX. She has a corgi named Niblet, a Chihuahua named Bella, and little Terrier mix named Teeny. She has been in the field just over 20 years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her kids, watching movies, and playing the piano.

I enjoy working with animals because it is very rewarding to help them when they are ill and helping to educate owners on proper care for their pets.

Lorena, LVT

Lorena, LVT

Veterinary Technician

Palo Alto College for the Veterinary Technology Program, 1998; Associates in Applied Science, 2000. Registered Veterinary Technician in 2001; Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2014

Lorena is from San Antonio and lived here all her life. She has been in the veterinary filed for over 16 years. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, relaxing at home and watching tv.

I enjoy working with animals because it is rewarding knowing I am doing my part to help my furry friends.

Holly, CVT

Holly, CVT

Veterinary Technician

CVT license from Palo Alto College and studied at Texas State University.

Holly has been in the veterinary field for over 14 years. She received her CVT license from Palo Alto College and also studied at Texas State University. Holly is also a dedicated mother to her 16 year old daughter, Cameron. Holly's family includes her partner Vanessa and their dog Dachshund mix Ellie. Together the four enjoy spending time shopping, being outdoors and practicing cheer.

Vanessa

Vanessa

Licensed Veterinary Technician

LVT

Vanessa is from San Antonio, TX and she is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Vanessa has a Shih-tzu/Poodle mix names Moo, a Chihuahua named Tita, and a Bichon mix named Jazzi. She also has a Red-eared slider turtle named Ninja. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys visiting Seaworld, watching tv, and going to the movies.

I enjoy working with animals because it's a rewarding experience to help animals in need.

Courtney, Vet Tech

Courtney, Vet Tech

Veterinary Technician

Currently enrolled at Palo Alto University to receive a degree in Veterinary Technology.

Courtney is from San Antonio. She was in the Air Force for 6 years and attended the Palo Alto American Military University for 3 years. Courtney has a Toy Poodle named Cali. In her free time, she enjoys crossfit, dog sitting, biking, and playing with Cali.

I enjoy working with animals because they give you pure, unconditional love.

JP

JP

Veterinary Technician

Houston Community College: Interior Design & Business Merchandising; CE in small animal dentistry and vet technology; In the vet field since 1999

JP was born in McAllen, TX and raised in Houston, TX. JP has two dogs, a Doberman named Silas and a Schnauzer named Ziggy. JP loves spending time with her family and friends, hunting, fishing, and automotive modifications.

I enjoy working with animals because I become their voice. They're honest and they make people feel loved and important no matter what.

Jamie, CCS

Jamie, CCS

Client Care Specialist

Veterinary Receptionist

Jamie joined us in October of 2011 as a veterinary receptionist. She has four furry children, a Basset Hound named Chewie, two Beagles named Han & Lando, and a feisty Siamese named Vader. She enjoys visiting with our clients and greeting the animals in the hospital when checking them in and out. She also loves helping out and learning new things from Dr. Neelesh and our technicians. If you haven't come by our hospital lately, stop by and say hello, she promises to greet you with a smile and help you to the best of her abilities.

Lisa, CCS

Lisa, CCS

Client Care Specialist

In the veterinary field since 2001

Lisa is from San Antonio, TX. She has two cats named Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. In her free time, Lisa enjoys reading.

I enjoy working with animals because of the joy and personal reward it brings to me to help pet parents care for their fur babies. And I just love begin around dogs and cats!