Dan F. Kendall – Veterinarian/ Owner

Dr. Dan Kendall graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984 and has been practicing in the Allen/Lucas area since 1987. His special interests include internal medicine, pain management and aging issues in the senior pet. Away from work Dr. Kendall enjoys hiking, snorkeling, snow skiing and Texas Aggie sports. He is an active member at First Baptist Church of Allen, where he helps lead the Special Needs Adult Ministry. Dr. Kendall married his high school sweetheart, Freda, in 1981. They have two grown daughters, but the empty nesters share their home with a shorkie named Rozco and Emmy, the cat.


Freda Kendall – Office Manager

Freda and Dr. Kendall were married in 1981, and she has been supportive of his veterinary career from the beginning. Freda started working at LVH in 2005 and loves getting to know all of our clients and their pets. Dr. Kendall and Freda are the proud parents of two grown daughters, which they love spending time with them any chance they get.


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. Kendall and the technicians. He has two of his own cats 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. She is involved in many areas throughout our hospital. She worked as a technician assisting Dr. Kendall 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.


Christy Brasie – Client Care Representative/Technician

Christy started with LVH in March of 2011 and is involved in multiple departments of the hospital. She is originally from New York and her interest in the veterinary field surfaced in the 1980’s. Christy splits her time at work between the reception desk and assisting Dr. Kendall with the animals. In her free time she loves to take road trips on her Harley Davidson.


Chris Mayfield – Technician

Chris started with LVH in the summer of 2011 and came to us with previous experience in the veterinary field. He originally assisted in the kennels and has now moved on to assist Dr. Kendall with our patients. He especially enjoys assisting with our feline patients. Chris’ two children and two dogs at home tend to keep him very busy during his time away from the hospital.


Nik Brown – Technician

Nik started at Lucas Vet in the fall of 2014. He graduated from Allen High School. Nik has two of his own dogs at home that keep him busy. His favorite part of this job is being able to love the pets that come in and helping ensure their well-being.


Paige Bettarelli – Technician

Paige started at Lucas Vet in the fall of 2015. She graduated from Allen High School in 2017 and showed livestock as a participant in the FFA program. She has 4 pets of her own at home that she cares for. Paige is currently working on her degree in nursing.


Nathan Brown – Technician

Nathan Started at Lucas Vet in fall of 2016. He graduated from Allen High School and also received his Eagle Scout rank the same year. Nathan has 2 dogs at home that keep him busy. Nathan is currently working towards a degree in business.


Kendall Hyatt – Technician

Kendall started at Lucas Vet in fall of 2017. He graduated from Allen High School and is currently working towards a degree in nursing. He hopes to one day work in urgent care. Kendall spends most of his free time watching movies and sports


Jennifer Sundstedt – Technician