Allen Veterinary Hospital

803 E. Main St. Allen, TX 75002
Phone: 972-727-8383

Our Staff

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Alan Coffman, DVM

Dr. Alan Coffman grew up in Bartlesville, OK, a small oil and ranching community 40 miles north of Tulsa where he graduated from Bartlesville High School in 1992. He served a two year mission in Fresno, CA, for the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Animal Science and minor in Zoology in 1998. Dr. Coffman received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Oklahoma State University in 2003. He and his wife, Amy, from Allen Tx, have been married since 1996 and have a 14 year old son named Samuel and a 10 year old son named Nathan.  They currently have 3 dogs, Gizmo (French Bulldog) , Bella (Pug), and Shelby (Yorkie), a turtle, and several fish.
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J. Brian Shiplov, DVM

 Dr. Brian Shiplov graduated from Louisiana State University school of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.  He joined Allen Veterinary Hospital in the fall of 2007 after moving to Texas from Richmond, Virginia where he first worked out of vet school.  Dr. Shiplov is originally from Shreveport, LA where he attended Louisiana Tech University for his undergraduate degree.  He was also a member of the Louisiana Army Nationl Gaurd.  Dr. Shiplov lives in McKinney with his wife Kelly, who is also a veterinarian in Plano.  He and his wife have two kids, Katie and Ben and are expecting their 3rd! They have two dogs Penny and Reba, and a cat named Lola.  Dr. Shiplov enjoys clinical pathology and surgery best when it comes to veterinary medicine.  In his spare time he enjoys music, playing guitar, and most of all spending time with his family. 

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Chelsea McAnally, DVM

Dr. McAnally Joined Allen Veterinary Hospital in November 2011. "Dr. Mac", gradaduated from Ross University in 2009.  Her clinical year was spent at Texas A&M.  Dr. McAnally is from Dallas, Tx.  Her specialty is canine and feline internal medicine.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.  She has three cats (Diva Diamonds, Metro, and Vitton Ferragomo).

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Michael Overton, DVM

Dr. Overton is from Paint Creek, Texas, a small farming community north of Abilene. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1966 with a degree in physical education, and spent four years as an Army aviator, serving in Vietnam. Afterwards, he decided to return to school to pursue his doctorate in veterinary medicine and graduated from Texas A&M University a second time in 1977. He has been in practice in Allen since 1978 and opened Allen Veterinary Hospital in 1986. He and his wife, Linda, have been married since 1968. They have two daughters, a son-in-law, and two grandchildren. At this time they have two dogs and a bird, though others come and go. Dr. Overton enjoys all animals and the people who love them.
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Lea Marlborough, Office Manager

Lea grew up in Tennessee. She joined the staff of Allen Veterinary Hospital in 1988. She has two awesome kids. Her daughter Megan is 18 and her son Matthew is 11. She loves to play guitar and has been playing at her church for about 11 years. She also loves going to her kids sporting events. Lea has two chihuahuas named Pico and Chili. Being asked what she liked about her job Lea said, "Most of all I love the people I have worked for and worked with over the years. They are a very special group, much like family. I certainly have enjoyed getting to know some of the clients over the years. I also love that there is always something interesting going on, and that we truly help alot of animals."

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Tyler Ivie, Head Technician, Hospital Manager/Administrator

Tyler started working at the Hospital in 2006.  He was born and raised in Arco, Idaho.  He went on a two year mission to Brisbane, Australia for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. His degree is in Business Mangagement. Tyler has a Golden-Lab named Guss and a 3 legged dog named Bandit. Tyler lives here in Allen.  His true loves involve Boise St. football, Fly fishing, hunting, playing all sports, and traveling the world.  He likes the busy atmosphere that Allen Veterinary Hospital provides and believes that there is good medicine practiced here. 

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Zac Thomas, Technician

Where do we begin with Zac...He is really from Lauisiana but he would tell you Scranton, PA.  He would also say that he has been here for FOREVER but if forever is 16 years then he has lived for two forevers!  He should try out for Jeopardy as he knows freakishly weird stuff.  His favorite color is green because he is enviromentaly sound.  Given the choice of CoCo Puffs or Reeses Puffs he would choose Reeses Puffs, but neither are his favorites.  He does have a cat named Highway and two dogs Macy and Marlin.  Zac is also a paramedic.  

Joey Kellum, Technician

 

Will Reid, Techincian

Mariah Dickson, Technician

 

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Mona Warren, Receptionist

Mona has worked at the clinic since September, 2009. A native of Plano, Mona and her husband, John, have four beautiful children and live in McKinney. She loves spending time with her family as well as hanging out with friends. They have a dog named Jimmy. Mona loves the people she works with. 

Rachael Bourgious, Receptionist

 

Jessica Bennett, Receptionist

 

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Kenia Garcia, Ceritified Vet Assistant/Receptionist

Kenia has been working here for 5 years now.  She is a graduate from Allen High School.  She is originally from L.A. California but loves the New York Yankees (we try not to hold that against her). She loves to read and write, swing at the park, swim and blow bubbles!  She has one dog who she thinks looks like bambi.  She is a great employee who really loves the animals.

Bryan Hayes, Kennel Staff

 

Malissa Bittner, Technician

 

Alexis Pogue, Kennel Staff

 

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Anna Bennett, Receptionist

Anna has been with Allen Veterinary Hospital full time for 4 years but has worked on and off as she finished school and other obligations in years previous. We are proud to have her.  She has two children Ava and Aaron who keep her busy.  She fancies county dancing and having a good time with friends and family.