Our Veterinary Team

MEET OUR VETERINARIANS

Dr. Janacek

Dr. Monica Janacek, DVM, MBA

Dr. Janacek grew up on a farm in the small town of Hallettsville, Texas. She always had a large menagerie of animals growing up and never imagined herself as anything other than a veterinarian. In 2000, Dr. Janacek graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University. She then went on to vet school at Texas A&M and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2004. After receiving a scholarship, she attended the Mays Business School at Texas A&M and received a Masters of Business Administration in 2005. Dr. Janacek started as a large animal veterinarian but unfortunately had a total shoulder replacement in 2006 which ended her large animal career. She has been practicing small animal medicine and surgery at Simonton Veterinary Clinic for over 12 years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris, and her two children, Melanie and Sam.

Dr. Sanders

Dr. Mary Sanders, DVM

Dr. Mary Sanders is originally from League City, TX. She graduated magna cum laude as a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2004 and went on to graduate cum laude from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Her special interests include equine and small animal dentistry, soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. Dr. Sanders is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association as well as the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Sanders and her husband have three children, two dogs, two cats, two horses and two bunnies. When she is not at work Dr. Sanders enjoys spending time with her family and riding her horse.

MEET OUR STAFF

Dana Brzozowski

Dana Brzozowski

Hello my name is Dana Brzozowski I have been at Simonton Veterinary Clinic since 1998. I have enjoyed working with the clients and their fur babies and making great memories here over the years. My husband Johnny and I have two sons Grant and Carson who both compete for the Texas High School Rodeo Association. Besides our two wonderful boys we have 4 dogs (Diesel, Ziggy, Newt and Gus) 4 horses (Beau, Joe, Axel, and Nacho) and 1 cat (Harriet).

Lacy Martin

Lacy Martin

My name is Lacy Martin, and I joined Simonton Veterinary Clinic in 2012. I started as a kennel tech and now do a little bit of it all, from the front desk to assisting in surgery. I’ve learned so much and wouldn’t trade it for the world. I have 3 wonderful horses, 5 large crazy dogs, and a couple barn kitties. Besides spending time with our animals, my husband, Calvin, and I love to explore state and national parks with our son, Wyatt.

Grace Wright

Grace Wright

Hi! I’m Grace. I have been with Simonton Vet Clinic for a little over 4 years. I have three very loving cats who are named Tangy, Olivia, and Shrimpy and one energetic dog named Dakota. I got married to the man of my dreams in 2020 and am currently furthering my education in Business Management. My joy and passion in life comes from ensuring that the quality of the life of your pet meets my own high standards. 

Katherine

Katherine Mendoza

Hi!  I’m Katherine, I graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2016 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant.  I have been working at the clinic since 2017.  I have two dogs named Lovey and Lucy who love to play fetch and eat. I have one cat named Augie who loves to cuddle.  In my spare time I love to play with my fur babies and ride horses with family. 

Grant

Grant Brzozowski

Howdy! I am a student at Brazos High School. I spend my afternoons and summers giving a helping hand at Simonton Vet. I have helped care for your loving animals for over 3 years. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending my time competing for the Texas High School Rodeo Association in the saddle bronc riding.   

 

Lamia Patterson

Lamia Patterson

Hi! My name is Lamia, and I am currently a student at Texas Lone Star College. I am pursuing a degree in Biomedical Science and Zoology. Upon completing that degree, I would like to become a DVM. I have always enjoyed working with people and animals since I managed a pet store at one point. Exotic animals will always hold a special place in my heart. I spend my free time helping my family and going out to try new things to satisfy my adventurous personality.

Sonya Battestin

Sonya Battestin

Hi, my name is Sonya! I have been working in the vet industry for nearly a decade and have been an animal lover my entire life. I have been married to my husband for over 20 years and have been blessed with two beautiful daughters and have been gifted a precious grand baby. I currently have two sweet doggies and two handsome kitties. My family and I enjoy spending time together by watching movies and eating good food.

Sydnie Lackey

Sydnie Lackey

Hi! My name is Sydnie! I am currently attending Texas A&M University where I am currently pursuing a Animal Science degree. I plan to major in Reproduction of Bovine. Since I was 8 years old, I have enjoyed showing heifers and steers. I have two Australian Shepherds named Sadie and Milo. In my free time, you will find me riding my horse and spending time with my boyfriend.

Blake McMurray

Blake McMurray

Hi there! I am Blake. I grew up in a rural town called Thrall in Texas which is about two hours away. I was always surrounded by nature and wildlife! About 3 years ago, I met my wonderful fiancé and we decided to make the move to live in Fulshear. We own two Catahoula mixes who love coming to work with me! On my free time, you’ll catch me spending time with my friends and family.

Itchy Pet Awareness

Itchy Pet Awareness Month may be over, but it is always good to keep an eye out for your pet’s health when it comes to allergies and skin conditions. Frequent licking, excessive rolling, ear problems, hair loss, body odor, and skin changes are all common symptoms. If you spot any of these Itchy signs in your pet, call us today to schedule a skin health checkup!