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.

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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Spencer Duckworth

Tech

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Cody Cotten

Tech Assistant

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Cori Stallings

Lead Tech

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Nicole De La Cruz

Tech

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Jared Field

Receptionist

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Evelyn Aviles

Tech

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Stephanie Brooks, LVT

Lead Tech

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Jasmine Martinez

Tech Assistant

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Alexis Garcia

Tech Assistant

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Kalee Manuel

Receptionist

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Dr. Seelhoff

Doctor

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Makenzie Coyne

Receptionist

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Haley Scott

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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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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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Cori Stallings

Cori joined our team with almost 9 years of veterinary medicine experience. Cori graduated from Windfern Highschool in 2012. She was born and raised in Memphis Tennessee and moved to Texas in the summer of 2008 with her grandmother. She loves animals and has 3 cats (Odi, Simbah, Toothless), 1 dog (Lucy Lou) and a snake named Lucifer. In her free time she likes to spend time with her pets watching Star Wars and Marvel movies. Cori also enjoys being outdoors with her boyfriend and fishing. Cori’s quick whit, humor, and knowledge make her a great fit for out team.

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Jared Field

Jared joined True Companion Veterinary Care with 10 years of customer service experience. Growing up he earned early on he had an affinity for animals and has always had several pets throughout his life. Being from the Texas Hill Country, Jared spent a lot of time outdoors exploring the surrounding wildlife and tubing on the Nueces River. Jared is always committed to doing the right thing and delivering exceptional customer service.

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Stephanie Brooks, LVT

Stephanie has joined our team with 10 years of experience. She graduated from Vet Tech Institute of Houston in 2012 and took her state exam for LVT in 2016. Her passion for animals is undeniable and she has a soft spot for all senior animals. On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Zach and her six-month old son Kai. She has many fur babies as well. She has 5 cats and 3 dogs. She has been an amazing asset to our team.

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Evelyn Aviles

Evelyn joined True Companion with 6 years of technician experience and over 10 years of working in customer service. Evelyn has 3 dogs and 4 cats. She enjoys spending quality time with her son, Caleb, and camping. Fun fact, Evelyn gives all her pets a middle name! She is very passionate about animals and we are lucky to have her on our team.

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Kalee Manuel

Kalee joined our team with 4 years of customer service experience! Kalee graduated from Klein Cain High School in 2020. She was born and raised here in Houston Texas. First she started out at Chick-Fil-A and was there for 3 years! After some time, she then realized that she loves to help and serve her community (especially if they have fur babies!). Kalee gave veterinary medicine a try in May of 2020 and has been in the field ever since! Kalee has 2 dogs, a Dachshund (hot dog) as well as an American Staffordshire Terrier mixed with English Springer Spaniel. On her free time she loves to spend time with family playing Cajun card games and hanging out with friends. Kalee’s infectious smile and personality is perfect for our team.

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Dr. Seelhoff

Dr.Lori Seelhoff grew up in Houston and graduated from The Kinkaid School in 1988. She attended Texas A&M University (Class of 1992 WHOOP!) where she was a proud member of the Parsons Mounted Cavalry, a specialty unit of the Corps of Cadets. She graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996, then moved to Central Florida where she worked in small animal practice for 18 years. She moved back to Houston in 2014 to be closer to family, friends and Aggieland.

Dr. Seelhoff’s professional interests include emergency medicine, soft tissue surgery, and animal welfare/rescue. Outside of the clinic she is actively involved in The Girl Scouts of San Jacinto equestrian program SPURS, the Houston Choral Society and St. John Vianney Catholic Church and is a member of the Secular Franciscan Order. She has several canine and feline “children”, who keep her busy and remind her of how blessed she is to be able to work with pets and clients.

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Nicole De La Cruz

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Cody Cotten

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Jasmine Martinez

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Alexis Garcia

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Makenzie Coyne

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Haley Scott

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