True Companion Veterinary Care was designed to provide outstanding, state-of-the-art, complete medical care for our patients, while at the same time, providing excellent customer service for our clients.

To that end, we have created extended hour appointment times Monday through Friday (9:00AM-5:30PM), with drop-off available at 7AM, and appointments on Saturday from 9:00AM-1:30PM.

We also offer complete Urgent Care/Emergency Care 7 days a week: CLOSED, Monday-Friday, CLOSED Saturday and Closed.

Patients that require hospitalization may remain at our hospital under the care of a veterinarian and support staff.

We welcome you to stop by to view our hospital and meet our staff!

We’re here when you need us!

Dr Groemminger

Doctor

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Angie Groemminger

Practice Manager

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Trisha Murdock

Office Manager

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Storilynn Applegate

Tech

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Dr.Trujillo

Associate DVM

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Spencer Duckworth

Tech

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Stacey Salas

Receptionist

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Herbert Gallegos

Tech

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Juliana Castillo

Receptionist

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Kaija Blake

Tech

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Xcaret Placencia

Tech Assistant

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Sam Pollard

Tech Assistant

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Isabel Medrano

Tech

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Heaven Hagwood

Receptionist

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Cori Stallings

Tech

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Mikayla Beard

Tech Assistant

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Dr. Groemminger

Although originally from the Carolinas, Dr. Groemminger is one of the transplanted Texans who aren’t native, but got here as fast as she could!
Dr. Groemminger graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of South Carolina, and then moved to Houston.
She worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center as a clinical research scientist before attending Veterinary School at Texas A&M University, graduating in 2005.
Dr. Groemminger has been a full time small animal emergency practitioner for the past 10 years, is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr Groemminger has maintained a strong interest in shelter medicine since in veterinary school and has been lucky enough as an emergency practitioner to also participate with most of the humane organizations in Houston, including the Houston SPCA, SNAP, Houston Humane Society, BARC and others as a relief veterinarian.
She has a strong interest in both internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Groemminger is a resident of Bridgeland in Cypress, with her wife Angie, four children, parents Joe and Rosie and her standard poodle, Izzy.
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Angie Groemminger

Angie Groemminger graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Masters in Education.

She joined True Companion Veterinary Care with 5 years of management experience.

Angie has had the experience of having various animals from, rabbits, snakes, pocket pets, dogs and cats etc…. Prior to joining us, she taught and coached at Cypress Fairbanks ISD.

Angie also has great problem-solving skills, is detail-oriented, and she’s fantastic at trouble-shooting. Angie loves spending her free time with her family.

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Trisha Murdock

Trisha joined True Companion Veterinary Care with 10 years of management experience. She has had various animals growing up including multiple species of reptiles, hamsters, guineas pigs, flying squirrels, chickens, ducks, fish, cats and dogs. Trisha has a considerable amount of animal care experience and an incredible love for animals. She has exceptional customer service abilities, competent leadership, excellent communication skills, positive attitude and strong work ethic. Trisha loves spending time with her boyfriend Corey, 11-year-old son, Jayden, 9-year-old daughter, Bailey and her fur babies which include 4 dogs, 3 cats, 2 bearded dragons, an iguana and multiple fish.

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Storilynn Applegate

Stori joined our team with over 20 years of grooming experience and has 2 years of experience as a vet tech assistant. She has 5 beautiful fur babies named Zoey, Chopper, Scooter, Snow and Teddy. Her passions include spending time with loved ones and camping. Fun fact about Storilynn and her family, they are grand champion BBQ cook off award winners. She possesses a strong passion for all animals and is committed to providing high quality customer service.

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Dr. Trujillo

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Spencer Duckworth

Spencer joined our team with 3 years of customer service experience. He recently moved here from Utah and is happy to be in Texas. Growing up he had a multitude of fish, birds, guineas pigs and dogs. Spencer is in school to get his tech assistant degree and enjoys working with animals. He was previously an American Sign Language Interpreter and loves to spend time with his wife and daughter.

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Stacey Salas

Stacey moved here from Los Angeles, CA in 2000. She is a mom of four girls, one son, and a grandma to three granddaughters and two grandsons. She has been in the veterinary field since 2011, as a receptionist, but she also has experience as a technician assistant. She strives for excellent customer care for our clients and our patients. Although she doesn’t have pets of her own, she is able to give and receive lots of love from the fur babies here at our clinic. She truly enjoys our family of employees, the teamwork that we all do for each other, our clients and our patients.

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Herbert Gallegos

Herbert joined our team with 2 years of experience as a veterinary assistant with a background in sales and customer service. He is an avid animal lover with an affinity for nature and the outdoors. His hobbies include hiking, sports and spending time with his wife Valeria, 6 year old son Adrian and his dog Nelly. We are so happy to have him on our team.

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Juliana Castillo

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Kaija Blake

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Xcaret Placencia

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Sam Pollard

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Isabel Medrano

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Heaven Hagwood

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Cori Stallings

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Mikayla Beard

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