Meet the Team

Emory Veterinary Clinic is proud to serve the clients in the Emory, Texas area for everything pet related.  Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital is run by Dr. Mike Andrews and Dr. Samantha Herman, who are licensed, experienced  veterinarians. 

Our team is committed to educating our clients in how to keep your pets healthy year round, with good nutrition and exercise.  Emory Veterinary Clinic stays on top of the latest advances in veterinarian technology and above all, remembers that all animals and pets need to be treated with loving care in every check-up, procedure, or surgery. 

  • Dr. Mike Andrews
    Dr. Mike Andrews
    Meet Practice Owner

    Dr. Andrews graduated from Oklahoma State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1970 and purchased Emory Veterinary Clinic in January of 2013. Previously residing in Como Texas, he and his perfect bride, Pam, have recently purchased a home right off the Pacific Ocean coast in Oxnard, California, where they enjoy plenty of kayaking and beach adventures together (Plus their standard poodle, Miss Daisy Mae) Dr. Andrews has been practicing veterinary medicine for officially 50 years and still loves it just as much as he did when he started. He is passionate about the pets and most importantly the community he serves here in Emory.

  • Dr. Samantha Herman
    Dr. Samantha Herman
    Meet Practice Owner

    Dr. Herman graduated from Oklahoma State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, in May of 2018. Originally from Colleyville Texas, she has been a veterinary technician since high school and genuinely loves other people’s pets just as much as she loves her own. Dr. Herman was drawn to practice in Emory Texas because of her deep desire to serve in a community that she could plant roots in and call home! At the clinic, she is deeply passionate about the prevention of disease, appropriate nutrition, osteoarthritis management, and the relief of pain and suffering. All of her free time is spent with her husband, Matthew Herman, and their two Labradors; Reed a decorated hunting retriever, and Gauge, their cuddle-bug. Dr. Herman’s hobbies outside of veterinary medicine include any type of hunting, hiking, tennis playing, and all outdoor activities. 

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    Dr. Jennifer Bankston

    Dr. Jennifer Bankston graduated with her Doctorate from Louisiana State University and has been practicing for nearly 20 years. She has been working as a relief doctor in the North/East Texas area, as she also has a full time job as a wife and mother of four. Dr. Bankston enjoys internal medicine cases that require critical care and advanced workups. In her free time she can be found toting her flock of kids around to various activities or being involved in her church. We are thrilled that for three days out of her week, she calls Emory Veterinary Clinic home.

  • Taylor Johnson
    Taylor Johnson
    Practice Manager / Hospital Director

    Taylor Johnson, Practice Manager, and Hospital Director joined the EVC team in July of 2019. Taylor has her Associate degree in applied science and has been working in veterinary clinics since 2006. She has worked in general practice and specialty clinics throughout her career. At home, Taylor is married to Theran Johnson, a proud firefighter, dog dad, and husband. Together they have four dogs, Roper Dan, Ryder, Koe Pretzel, and Chief. Taylor's pride and joy is a pot-belly pig, Millie, who ensures that no leftovers go to waste. At work, Taylor is passionate about anything/everything dermatology and preventative medicine.

  • Sonia Vidal
    Sonia Vidal
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Meet registered and licensed veterinary technician Sonia Vidal! She has been with us since July of 2019. She got her Bachelor of Science with a concentration in environmental science and wildlife management, and her associates in applied science with a focus on veterinary technology before achieving the ultimate dream of LVT. She runs anesthesia, performs dental scaling, works up rooms, educates clients, and grounds our staff. In her fleeting spare time, she volunteers for wildlife rescue and rehab, as well as hanging out with her cats and 3 goats. We are grateful, thankful, and blessed to have this force in our clinic.

  • Dana Willis
    Dana Willis
    Veterinary Assistant

    Dana started at our clinic in August 2018. She was born and raised in Emory. Growing up, she was an active member of the FFA and 4-H programs, raising and showing, lambs, cattle, and pigs. She absolutely loves her job here and she is very passionate about educating her home community about their pet’s health care needs and knowing that she will forever have left an impact on the lives of our four-legged community members. On her days off she takes care of her personal “herd” of heelers and cattle, as well as spending her free time.

  • Katie Ballard
    Katie Ballard
    Veterinary Assistant

    Katie started at our clinic in August 2019 and is now one of our lead floor technicians. Katie came from Lindale Veterinary clinic as an office manager assistant and receptionist. However, most of her career (over 2 decades) has been equine oriented. She is deeply passionate about the German Short Hair Pointer breed, and her goal is to preserve the true working dog, by breeding genetically proven dogs. In the clinic, you will see this devotion in her daily conversations with clients about providing appropriate, exercise, nutrition, and at-home care for their pets.

  • Chassidy Brown
    Chassidy Brown
    Veterinary Assistant

    Chassidy was hired in July of 2020 to fill our much-needed role as a full-time receptionist. She is an extremely proud parent with two children, a son, and a daughter. Although she had not always been involved in veterinary medicine, since her first job in the industry she has been hooked. She hopes to continue to learn more about animals and helping people as her career at Emory.

  • Abby Gonzalez
    Abby Gonzalez
    Technician Assistant

    Meet Abby Gonzalez! Abby has been tirelessly taking care of all our boarding and bath babies since March of 2019. In August of 2020, she got an interoffice promotion to surgery technician assistant, where she works alongside RVT Sonia Vidal to keep surgery patients comfortable, medicated, and monitored daily. She also helps keep our boarding facility in tip-top shape, watching and recording every move your pets take when they are in our care.

  • Jordyn Sellers
    Jordyn Sellers
    Kennel Director

    Jordyn started as a lead kennel technician in July 2020. She graduated from Lone Oak high-school, then completed her phlebotomy degree at Tyler Junior College. At our clinic, her primary focus is the highest standard of care for all our boarding patients. She does our daily boarding reports, and keeps all our daily duties in the kennels, in tip-top shape. At home, Jordyn spends most of her free time with family and friends and her two Heelers, Mollie, and Rooster.

  • Theran Johnson
    Theran Johnson
    Veterinary Assistant

    Meet Theran Johnson, husband of our office manager Taylor, dedicated firefighter serving at a municipal airport and the Mclendon-Chisholm Station, proud dog-dad, and part-time relief help at Emory Veterinary Clinic.

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    Sarah Levering
    Receptionist

    Sarah came to EVC in 2021. She has an associates degree in health science and worked as a pharmacy technician for a short time until she realized her heart was in veterinary medicine. Sarah is married with a beautiful son named Liam. Sarah and her family share a love for all animals, especially those in need. She enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her loved ones, and her love for God. We are very happy to have her on our team!

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    Morgan Jones
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Meet Morgan Jones. She is a recent graduate who obtained her A.A.S in Veterinarian Technician. She came to Emory Veterinary Clinic as a student in her second semester to complete her hours for her program and now proudly calls this her place of work. She is a mother to two human boys, a feline and a proud corgi owner. In her spare time, she plays video games with her boys, watches anime and runs a small hobby farm with her mother. She is highly passionate about veterinary medicine and hopes to continue to improve her skills as an LVT.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

*closed 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm daily for lunch

Monday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

*closed 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm daily for lunch

Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed