Jon Paa – Veterinarian / Owner

Dr. Jon Paa was born and raised in Carrollton, TX. After high school, he attended Oklahoma State University, where he earned an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Paa was granted early admittance to veterinary school in 2007 and graduated from the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. At the end of 2021, after working as a veterinarian at a large, progressive practice in the Dallas area for the past 10 years, he elected to take ownership of Lucas Veterinary Hospital and continue its reputation of offering personalized, compassionate, high-quality veterinary care to the surrounding area. Dr. Paa has a wide range of clinical interests including wellness care, internal medicine, pain management, cardiology, dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and ultrasonography, but he is most passionate about building strong relationships with families and their pets. He is currently a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys cheering for the Dallas and Oklahoma State University sports teams, outdoor activities, and spending time with his wife Sara and their son, Jackson.

Marcus Edwards – Practice Manager

Marcus started with LVH in the fall of 2008. Marcus was born and raised in Plano and came to us with several years of experience working in different hospitals in the area. Marcus spends a lot of his time assisting Dr. Paa and the technicians. He has two of his own dogs at home that typically keep him busy. Marcus is a huge sports fan and follows our local sports teams closely.

Julie Brewer – Client Care Representative

Julie started with LVH in 2007, and she originally worked as a technician before moving to the reception desk. Julie values the relationships she has with all of our patients and their families. She also enjoys spending time with her own family and their two dogs.

Bianca Espinoza – Technician

Bianca joined our team at LVH in the spring of 2019. She graduated from Birdville High School in North Richland Hills. She has 3 dogs at home that love cookies and getting into trouble. She hopes to one day travel to Japan.

Nick Logsdon – Technician

Nick started at LVH in early 2021. He was born and raised in Plano and is a huge fan of the Dallas Stars hockey team. Nick plays the guitar in his free time when he is not spending time with his girlfriend and 4 dogs.

Maddie Moore – Client Care Representative

Maddie joined the LVH team in the spring of 2022. She is a graduate of Tarleton State University. Maddie is a huge Taylor Swift fan, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Cider and Ziti.

Kali Zampino – Technician

Kali started at LVH in the summer of 2022. She is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University. Kali enjoys traveling to tropical locations and spending time with her two dogs, Roxie and Radar, and her cat, Zappy.

Anika Ansari – Technician

Anika has been with LVH since 2021. When she is not studying to become a nurse, Anika enjoys spending time with her family, going on Starbucks runs with friends, and hanging out with her dogs, Luna and Milo.