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We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Frisco, TX. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suites, dental suites, and a pharmacy. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of your pet's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. We also serve The Colony, Little Elm, and Hackberry.



    University of Oklahoma, 1993, Biochemistry, BS
    Oklahoma State University, 1997, DVM
    ABVP Diplomate, 2005 Specialist Certification

    Dr. Tony Lopez started Phillips Creek Veterinary Hospital. He has worked as a veterinarian in the DFW area for 19 years after graduating from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997.

    Dr. Lopez was employed as an associate veterinarian in north Dallas for the past 11 years, practicing at Cornerstone Animal Clinic. During that time, the practice doubled in size. While Dr. Lopez did not want to leave many beloved clients, pets, and staff, he made the difficult decision to realize the dream of opening his own veterinary practice.

    Dr. Lopez is a board-certified specialist in canine and feline practice. There are only a handful of these specialists in the DFW area and board certification represents an extra level of medical and surgical expertise in taking care of your dog or cat. More information about board-certified specialists can be found here at the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners web site. Dr. Lopez obtained his specialist status in 2005.

    Dr. Lopez shares his home with many pets and enjoys the company of a very smart Border Collie named Wyatt, and two male orange tabbies — Gimly and Eli.



    Oklahoma State University, 1998, DVM

    Dr. Steven Hull has been practicing in the DFW area since 1998. He is a certified cat-friendly veterinarian who attended undergraduate classes at Oklahoma State University for just 2 years before being accepted to OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine at age 19. In the summer of 1996, Dr. Hull and Dr. Lopez met through mutual friends while both in Veterinary School at OSU. This nearly 25-year friendship is a large part of what brought Dr. Hull to Phillips Creek Veterinary Hospital after a 16-year tenure at Carrier Animal Hospital in Grand Prairie.

    In his spare time during high school, he began showing cats in the Cat Fanciers’ Association. He exhibited several breeds of cats to National Wins, earning them wins among the top 15 cats in the country.  One of these cats, a Russian Blue named Nick, was featured on ESPN in a special chronicling a show Steven attended in San Francisco in 1992. Later that same year, he began breeding and showing Oriental and Colorpoint Shorthairs and eventually produced a National Winner in both breeds. Another hobby of his is bowling, in both leagues and tournaments. The highlight of Steven’s bowling career was a perfect 300 game in October 2002.

    Currently, Dr. Hull has two Miniature Australian Shepherds, Marlee and Maddie,



    Dr. Stanislav grew up outside of Houston and attended Texas A&M University for undergraduate and veterinary school. After graduating from vet school in 2019 she moved to the DFW area to begin her veterinary career. She enjoys working with both small and large animals on occasion.

    Dr. Stanislav grew up riding horses and has been caring for animals since she was little. This was when her love for animals began and since then has been working towards becoming a veterinarian and being able to help people and their animals. Dr. Stanislav has a silver Labrador named Terra who likes frequent games of fetch and eating vegetables. When not working Dr. Stanislav enjoys spending time with friends, golfing, playing volleyball and reading.


    Practice Manager

    Tarleton State University, Animal Sciences

    Howdy!  My name is Tiffany Reed, and I have been in the Veterinary field for over 17 years.  I love coming to work every day, because my passion is caring for people and their pets.  I could not imagine doing anything else.  When I am not at PCVH, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Justin, and our daughter, Taelynn.  My four-legged children include Tootie – a pit bull puppy, Dos – a pit bull, Boogers – a Boston Terrier, and Carter – a Persian cat.  My hobbies include volleyball, softball and wakeboarding.  I am excited to be with Phillips Creek Veterinary Hospital, and can’t wait to meet you and your fur babies.




    Veterinary Technician

    Hi there. My name is Rachel Handy and I am a technician here at Phillips Creek. I have been in the veterinary field for 12 plus years and have worked in several different positions in animal care. I love being a veterinary technician the most. Phillips Creek has been a blessing for me all the way around. I can promise that I will care for your pet as my own. In my free time, I like to spend time with my husband and 2 little boys. I love Giraffes and would really love to work with some one day. We have a pack of dogs that we love, and 1 little baby kitty that has me wrapped around her paw!  I look forward to seeing all of your pets and gaining your trust in caring for them!


    Veterinary Technician

    I’m a veterinary technician at PCVH. I am star-struck at the fact that I get to work at such a wonderful clinic with just as amazing co-workers. I have 3 dogs who are the loves of my life. Their names are Bear, Sasha, and Bean. In our free time we love to either head deep into the Colorado mountain range for some alone time or nap! I can’t wait to meet you and your pets!


    Veterinary Technician

    Hey y’all I’m Brendan! I’ve been working as a technician for a little over a year now. I’m currently in school to get my tech license so I’ll be that much more knowledgeable and qualified to assist in the care of your fur babies. You could describe me as a cat person who loves dogs. In my free time, I love to hit the gym or the trails. I love anything outdoors including hiking, biking, kayaking, camping etc. I look forward to applying what I learn in school and gaining more experience in the veterinary field here at Phillips Creek.


    Kennel Tech + Vet Tech Assistant

    I have been a Kennel Technician at Phillips Creek since June of 2019. I’m new to the veterinary business, and I’ve truly enjoyed gaining new hands-on experience every day. I’m very excited to see where my job takes me in the future. I enjoy spending time with my family and my 2 dogs: Clementine, an Aussie-Doodle, and Dirk, a pug. My hobbies include singing in my school choir and practicing karate, which I have been a part of for nearly 11 years. I’m so excited to be here, and I believe that I have found my true passion for caring for animals.



    The University of Texas, BBA in Marketing

    Hi there!  My name is Andrea Allen and I’m delighted to be a member of the Phillips Creek Veterinary team!  After being a client I knew the quality of care received and decided to pursue a position.  It’s exciting to weave my passion for animals within my daily work!  When at home I enjoy spending time with my husband, Steve, and our daughters, Sydney and Caroline.  With a young family there’s not much time for hobbies, however, I do enjoy photographing all our activities at home, taekwondo events and vacations.  We have a miniature Australian Shepherd named Ranger, and a sweet little terrier mix pup named Cricket that is the newest addition to our family.  They both keep us busy throwing tennis balls and going on walks! I look forward to greeting you and your cute fur babies at the front desk!



    My name is Collette and I have been working in the animal field for over 20 years. I am a receptionist now, but was a Head Vet Tech for many years. I can’t imagine having any other career. I have a Bengal mix named Churchill and a Domestic short haired named Siouxsie.



    Juliet was born and raised in Ohio, living in both New York and Georgia before finally moving to Texas in 1999. Over the years she has worked in several full-service veterinary hospitals including emergency care and specialty referral. Currently, Juliet and her husband live in Little Elm with their four entitled felines – Queen Gertrude, Tammy Faye, Daisy May, and Ivar the boneless.


    Hospital Animal Activity Director

    Wyatt was adopted from Ruff-Mutts, a Border Collie rescue group, in October of 2008. He proved that rescue adoptions can result in the absolute best dogs anyone could have. He’s been a great companion and you will likely see him around Phillips Creek when you come in to see us!

    Education: Mesquite, TX
    Interests: sleeping, hunting objects indoors (pens, papers, toothbrushes, computer mice, etc.), eating, repeating the above


    Feline Security Specialist

    Gimly came from the Mesquite animal control sometime in 2002. Gimly was named after the dwarf from the Lord of the Rings who was not afraid of ANYTHING. Gimly loves helping dogs to understand their own inadequacies and clearly believes felines to be a superior species. He’s quite happy to use dogs for bedding or warmth, though!

    Education: Mesquite, TX
    Interests: sleeping, hunting objects indoors (pens, papers, toothbrushes, computer mice, etc.), eating, repeating the above

  • ELI

    Feline Security Specialist

    Eli came from a farm southeast of Dallas. One of the technicians brought him in as a kitten. Dr. Lopez found him to be a valuable asset and he’s been around ever since. Eli is very elusive and shy about his good looks. Consider yourself lucky if you are able to spot him!

    Education: Farming, Kaufman, TX
    Interests: sleeping, eating, feline greenies, occasional short intervals of cardio exercise, repeating the above