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

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.

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.

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

Melody Johannsen

Melody has been with LVH since 2016. She is an Animal Science major at Tarleton State University and hopes to begin Veterinary School in 2020. She has a 3-year-old rescue dog named Tater and a baby hamster named Winnie.

Ashley Burleson

Ashley started at LVH in early 2019. She has 2 cats at home named Selest and Spicy. She came to us with several years of animal care experience. She grew up in McKinney and graduated from McKinney North High School. Ashely is hoping to pursue a degree in zoology.