The Goodwater Animal Hospital Team
Theresa Sheih, DVM - Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Theresa Sheih, grew up in Lake Jackson, TX and, like all little girls, dreamed of being a veterinarian. She earned her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in 1997. Following her calling, Dr. Sheih continued her studies at A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2001.
After vet school, Dr. Sheih set her sights beyond Texas, moving to Northern Virginia in 2001 and working for a fellow Aggie veterinarian until 2012. Once she had her fill, Dr. Sheih moved back to Texas to be closer to her family, doing relief work until joining Good Water full-time in 2015.
When she's not working, Dr. Sheih enjoys working out, running, and traveling. She loves spending time with her husband, Wade, and their four children.
Carol Stevens, DVM - Medical Director
Dr. Stevens was born and raised in Michigan, and is a 2008 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Albion College. Growing up with a menagerie of four-legged creatures, her interests in the veterinary field started at an early age.
Dr. Stevens' 25+ years experience with animals include working at a zoo as a horse/pony caretaker, managing a large kennel facility, learning foundation skills as a veterinary assistant, and eventually becoming a veterinarian. During vet school, she traveled to Europe, visited 5 veterinary universities, and focused on global concepts in public health. After graduating, she decided to explore beyond Michigan winters and completed her internship at a Las Vegas Specialty Practice with a concentration in veterinary oncology. Since 2009, she has remained a general practitioner with licenses in Nevada, North Carolina, and Texas. Her interests include complimentary medicine, specifically Traditional Chinese Medicine food therapy, and acupuncture. Dr. Carol Stevens has also served with the Habitat for Humanity Appalachian Service Project. She has trained for long distance & OC races and has participated in local philanthropic events. Dr. Stevens furry family includes an exuberant pup named Otter and a cat named Vincent.
Joni Horsley, DVM - Veterinarian
Dr. Horsley is a proud 7th generation Texan, born and raised in the Hill Country. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in College Station. Her focus is on small animal surgery, including soft tissue surgeries and dentistry. In her spare time Dr. Horsley enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children. Of course, her family includes two dogs (a catahoula and a cairn terrier), and more recently a rescued turtle named Big Red.
*Dr. Horsley is available for surgeries and drop-off appointments only.
Our Veterinary Technicians & Assistants
Angelina - Lead Veterinary Technician
Raised in Killeen Texas, Angelina began her pre-veterinary track with a pre-vet specialized biology degree from Iowa State University. In the clinic, Angelina is amazing with our high-anxiety patients, known as the "Cat Whisperer," and strives to create a positive experience for all of our patients. Angelina originally wanted to be a veterinarian, but, in her career, fell in love with nursing and chose the vet tech path instead. She is currently pursuing her Veterinary Technician certification at Penn Foster. Outside of work, Angelina enjoys quality time with her husband, four dogs, and three cats, and she also offers in-home pet sitting services.
Lindsay, LVT - Veterinary Technician
Lindsay has lived in Georgetown, Texas, for most of her life and grew up with a veterinarian father, which exposed her to the world of animal care and veterinary medicine from a young age. Lindsay has been a licensed veterinary technician for the past 12 years and currently has one, beloved foster failure, a 6-year-old pitbull mix named Lyle. She treats all animals under her care as if they were her own pets. Lindsay has been an LVT at Good Water since 2015.
Sandra - Veterinary Technician
Sandra spent her childhood on a ranch in Florence, Texas, surrounded by various animals. Her passion for animals led her to pursue a career working with them. Sandra has experience with all breeds of dogs, with a special love for larger breeds. In her free time, Sandra and her husband volunteer for the Southwest Bell fire department and teach ground search and rescue, ATV rescue, and Safe ride. They also enjoy spending time with their dogs and miniature cows. Sandra has supported the team since 2020.
Emili - Veterinary Technician
Emili was born in Amarillo, Texas, but grew up here in Georgetown. She has always has a passion for working with animals. Emili worked as an Animal Control Officer for 3 years, previously employed by the Williamson County Sheriff's Office and the City of Georgetown. She grew up around cats and dogs, and used to own a horse. Emili is always seeking to challenge herself to be the best for the people and fur babies in her life.
Kalee, CVA - Veterinary Technician
A Texas native, Kalee knew from a young age that she wanted to work with animals. Kalee has worked in veterinary medicine since 2010. A certified veterinary assistant, she is passionate about surgery and dentistry. Kalee grew up with a passion for horseback riding and loves spending time outdoors with her family and her furbabies.
Jade - Veterinary Assistant
Currently, Jade is pursing her undergraduate degree at Saint Louis University in Biology, with a concentration in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation. She joined the Good Water team to gain exceptional clinical experience and education before she applies to veterinary school.
Serenity - Veterinary Assistant
Serenity is currently a sophomore at Louisiana State University. She hopes to complete her Bachelor's degree in animal science and attend veterinary medicine school afterward. Serenity enjoys horseback riding, painting, and reading when not working.
Our Client Services Support Team
Tammy - Lead Customer Service Representative
Originally from the Panhandle, Tammy has lived in Georgetown for 35 years and has been a part of veterinary care for 20 years. She is compassionate, often practicing empathy and excellent client-patient care. Tammy grew up wanting to nurture and educate a family of her own. Now, she lives in the countryside, raising chickens and performing grandmotherly duties. She has been our lead CSR since 2012.
Serena - Customer Service Representative
Serena was born in San Diego, CA, grew up in Durango, Colorado, and graduated from Fort Lewis College. Serena has worked in various customer service jobs for the past 30 years and is known for her kind, conscientious, and trustworthy personality. Outside of work, Serena enjoys spending time with her family and their dogs. Serena has been on the CSR team since 2015.
Arlene - Customer Service Representative
Arlene grew up on a farm in Northwest Arkansas raising a variety of animals, from honeybees to horses, even her childhood, pet skunk. Thanks to the family farm, they were very self-sufficient. Arlene fondly remembers hunting for morel mushrooms, gathering herbs, and picking watercress for salads.
In her late teens, Arlene left her family farm. She and her son lived on the island of Oahu for several years before moving to northeastern United States so that her son could pursue his passion for lacrosse.
Arlene worked as a licensed esthetician and optometric assistant before joining veterinary medicine to help our pet patients lead healthy, happy lives. She has lived in Texas since December, 2014, where she now resides with her husband and Shetland Sheepdog, Blaze.
Our Management Team
Monique Koch - Practice Manager
Monique grew up in a small town in central Texas, dreaming of becoming a nurse. She entered surgical technology which led her to practice management. As our practice manager, Monique is fair and compassionate, prioritizing people and animals.
Living on a 4,000-acre cattle and hunting ranch her husband manages in Salado, Monique is a multi-talented individual: A seamstress, taxidermist, hunter (archery and rifle), whiskey enthusiast, and expert crafter. Her ranch's fleet of animals includes 4 Texas Blue Lacys (the state dog of Texas) named Ellie Mae, Gunner, Jezzabelle, and Derp; Annie, the Plott Hound; Hank the mini-donkey; senior cat Wilson; and horses Cody and Beauty.
Monique and her husband are also blessed with three children and three grandchildren, who get to enjoy fresh cooking, her famous peach cobbler, and her cactus pear jelly.