DR. RICKY C. ROGERS
Dr. Ricky Rogers was born in Corsicana and has been a life-long resident. He graduated from Corsicana High School in 1972. He married his childhood sweetheart, Debbie Ratliff, in 1974 and he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M in 1977. Dr. and Mrs. Rogers later had three children, David, Gayle, and Michael. They are the proud grandparents of Madeleine Rogers.
Upon graduation, Dr. Ricky worked as an associate veterinarian for his old mentors, Dr. John Harper and Dr. J.D. Carroll of Carroll and Harper Animal Hospital in Corsicana. In 1979, Dr. Ricky worked a short tour for the Texas Animal Health Commission as an area veterinarian. In August 1980, he built and established Rogers Animal Hospital, a mixed animal practice.
In over 40 years of practice, Dr. Ricky has treated all types of animals including dogs, cats, cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats, tigers, and once an elephant with a toe abscess, when a traveling circus stopped for a visit in Corsicana. Dr. Ricky has always had a special interest in treating and preventing Bovine Respiratory Disease in stocker calves. He has spent years developing and perfecting custom respiratory vaccines and treatment protocols for stocker and feeder cattle. Client loyalty through word of mouth referrals across the state keeps Dr. Ricky very busy traveling to consult for over 200 cattle producers in Texas, Tennessee, and Mississippi where he is also a licensed veterinarian. However, Dr. Ricky continues to work here locally and can be reached by any client that needs personal attention. He is a member of AVMA and TVMA.
DR. MARLA TEIXEIRA
Dr. Marla Teixeira was born in Lima, Peru and moved to the United States as a teenager. Dr. Teixeira received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Florida. In 2015 Dr. Teixeira started at St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine and went to complete her clinical year at Oklahoma State University. In her spare time she loves to travel, read, play video games, and venture out with her dog Lucky.
DR. CATHERINE TREGRE
Dr. Catherine Tregre was raised in Pearland, Texas. Her love of animals began at an early age and continued to grow through involvement with FFA and the Houston Stock Show during high school. She attended Texas A&M University, graduating with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science in 2015. Dr Tregre was eager to continue her veterinary education at A&M, receiving her DVM in 2019. Since joining Rogers Animal Hospital, Dr. Tregre has enjoyed treating animals of all shapes and sizes, but particularly enjoys small animal surgery and food animal medicine. During her spare time, she loves cooking, playing video & board games, and hiking with her dog, Copper.
DR. ERIN BROCKHAUS
Dr. Erin Brockhaus was born and raised in Warrensburg, Missouri. Growing up and being involved in her family’s cow-calf operation attributed greatly to her passion for agriculture and food animal medicine. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia (MIZZOU) for undergrad receiving a B.S. in Animal Science. She continued her education at MU’s College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2019. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, traveling, and, golfing with her husband as well as spending time with her two cats (Lex Luthor and Calcifer) and dog Mack.
Jessica Zimmerman was born and raised in Texas in the DFW area before moving out to the country in Hillsboro where her family started a small farm raising pet goats and chickens. She graduated from McClennan Community College's Veterinary Technician program with an Associates in Applied Science of Veterinary Technology and currently lives in Waco with her French Mastiff Hooch and her cat Connor.
Alexa was born in the DFW Metroplex, but her roots were always in Fairfield where the family ranch is, her family started as a mostly exotics ranch raising emu, ostrich, rhea, mini donkies, mini zebu, llamas, other exotic birds. Alexa grew up spending all her holidays and summers on the ranch helping her grandparents with all the animals as well as helping run cattle for a family friend. She has recently moved to Fairfield to carry on the long family line of farmers and ranchers. Alexa attended Cedar Valley College in Lancaster, in May of 2019 she graduated with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology, as well as a Small Animal Veterinary Assisting Certificate and a Large Animal Veterinary Assisting Certificate. Alexa enjoys being outside and spending time around her property with her 2 dogs Kate, a blue heeler, and Molly, and heeler retriever mix.
Meredith Curry is currently a student at Cedar Valley College in Lancaster, Texas attending the Veterinary Technology program. This coming May she will graduate with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology, along with a Small Animal Veterinary Assisting Certificate and a Large Animal Veterinary Assisting Certificate. In the fall she will take the VTNE, the national exam, and the state exam to become a licensed Vet Tech, LVT. Meredith has always had a passion for animals ever since she started Cedar Valley. She was exposed to large animal medicine since starting at Cedar Valley in 2018. Meredith was looking to work in a mixed practice so she can expand her knowledge on both small and large animal medicine. In the future Meredith plans to go back to school to be specialized in Equine Nursing.
Ana Worthy was born in Mexico and raised in the greater Houston area. She started her vet tech career at Lone-Star College and graduated from Cedar Valley College in 2015. She obtained her Associates Degree and became a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She has been in the field working with small animals for over 10 years and her passion continues to grow every day. She currently resides in Dresden with her husband, Michael, and their two children, Mason and Maddox. In her spare time she enjoys crafting, working in the garden, camping, and enjoying life with her boys.
Allison Jordan lives in Blooming Grove, Texas. She attended Tarleton State University and University of Texas at Arlington. She has three children, Jake, Charlie, and Allie. She is a proud grandmother of Madden, Sawyer, Axel, Nolan, and Abbott. She started working at Rogers Animal Hospital in 1999. In over 20 years of employment, she worked as the groomer, a technician, receptionist, and Office Manager. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, her dogs Mickey and Winston and especially her grandchildren.
Gabby has been at Rogers Animal Hospital since September 2014. She started out as a vet assistant, then moved to the front desk to be one of the receptionists. Gabby has three wonderful children. Agustus Dale (11), Raelyn June (7), and Heath Wayne (2). Gabby's husband, Dale Harwell and her, met in 2005 and are high school sweethearts. Away from the clinic, she helps her children with their extracurricular activities. Gabby's oldest plays baseball for his select Texan team and for his school (Blooming Grove Elementary). Gabby's daughter plays softball for her school (Blooming Grove Elementary), takes tumbling classes and riding lessons. Gabby's youngest son tags along everywhere cheering on his brother and sister! Gabby has two important pets in her life, Perry Como (Dachshund/Jack Russell Cross) and Jasper (a loving Pitbull).
Come see us at Rogers Animal Hospital! Gabby will be right up front!