Our Doctors

Julie-Wickel-SmDr. Julie Wickel

Veterinarian/Owner

Dr. Wickel graduated from Texas A&M University in 1991 and practiced at two other area hospitals before opening Claws & Paws Veterinary Hospital® in 1997. She is a member of the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, American Veterinary Medical Association and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. She is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Read more…

Ruth ThumbnailDr. Ruth Lindsey

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Ruth Lindsey was born in Houston and moved with her family to a farm in Richmond Texas as a teenager. Caring for the myriad of animals on the farm (horses, cows, pigs, chickens, ducks, and a javelina! in addition to dogs, cats and smaller critters) nurtured her interest in veterinary medicine. Read more…

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Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Meghan Harris was born in Williamsburg, Virginia. She began her career in veterinary medicine during a mentorship in high school and she has been dedicated to caring and treating animals ever since. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science from Virginia Tech before attending St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, and then spent a clinical year at NC State Veterinary School.  After graduating in 2012, she worked at a practice in Virginia before moving to Houston in 2014. Read more…

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Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Alex Brenk was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She’s lived in Oklahoma and Alaska but has been in Texas since high school. She received her undergraduate degrees in psychology and biology from Texas A&M University where she worked in a research lab studying addiction. She when on to attend veterinary school at Texas A&M University and graduated in 2016. Read more…