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Dr. Lynnette Bihl, Chief of Veterinary Staff

Dr. Bihl started her veterinary career with Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in 1992. In 2000, she was promoted to Medical Director where she oversees the entire veterinarian medical team.  She earned her DVM degree with honors,  from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine.  She also holds a BA in Biochemistry, with honors from The University of Texas at Austin.  She shares her home with her husband of many years and is a proud mother to a wonderful daughter, several cats, a rabbit, and fish.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling to fun and exotic places with her family. 

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Dr. Bernstein

Dr. Neal M. Bernstein, DVM

Dr. Bernstein has been on staff at Best Friends Veterinary Hospital since 1998. He Graduated from Purdue in 1980 and received the Senior Award for outstanding small animal surgery & medicine 1980.

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Dr. Sarah Goodyear, DVM

Dr. Goodyear practices small animal medicine and surgery with a strong interest in reptile and small mammal exotics. She received her Bachelors of Animal Science in 1995 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She's been practicing at Best Friends Veterinary Hospital and living in the Houston area with her husband, dogs, horses, ferrets, and hedgehogs since 2002. Also an avid equestrian, she regularly competes her two horses, in the sport of Three-Day Eventing. Other hobbies include contra dancing and scrapbooking.

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Dr. Ash Mills, DVM

Dr. Mills is a Texas A & M graduate, earning his veterinary degree in May 2014.  Later that month, he joined the Best Friends staff to practice small animal & exotic medicine and surgery.  His professional interests include neurology, dermatology, and internal medicine with special interest in renal disease.

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Michelle,  Assistant Hospital Administrator

Michelle is our Sales Supervisor and Inventory Manager.  She has been a veterinary technician for 20 years, 17 of those years have been with Best Friends Veterinary Hospital.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Sam Houston State University.  Michelle is a dedicated mom to three beautiful daughters, 4 Pembroke Welsh Corgis, 1 Pomeranian, 4 horses, 2 goats, 2 cats, and a ton of Californian rabbits (which are bred and raised for the county fair).  She is also an adult leader in the Montgomery County 4-H Horsemanship Club and shows her dogs in AKC Rally, Obedience, and herding events.