Nicole – LVT, Senior Veterinary Technician


Nicole is a Licensed Veterinary Technician and has been working at KVH since Feb 2014. She enjoys rehabilitative therapy and internal medicine. Nicole graduated from Gaston College in Gastonia, North Carolina with her Associates Degree in Applied Science (Veterinary Technology) in 2010 and moved to Texas shortly after. She and her family live in Whitesboro, TX with their Australian Cattle Dog, Pecos and their kid’s Corgi, Rooey Sweetie Girl. Her daughter shows Miniature Hereford heifers in the Texas Jr Livestock Association. Nicole and her husband are constantly on the move with two young kids and wouldn’t have it any other way!

Jess Avis, Veterinary Assistant 


Jess started with Krum Veterinary in July 2018, and her favorite part of the job is connecting with the patients and their owners. She knew that she wanted to help animals since she was five years old, and practicing bandages on her childhood Rottweiler Bosco. Jess started out volunteering for her dog trainer when she was 14 and hasn’t left animal care ever since. She is currently attending the University of North Texas for a B.S. in Biology and satisfying all her pre-requisites for vet school. She grew up in Keller but currently lives in Denton with her Catahoula mix Juno, and three-footed bearded dragon Achilles.

Courtney T, Veterinary Assistant


Courtney has been a vet tech for 5 years, in the veterinary industry for 6. She joined the KVH family in October 2019. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Wildlife Management from Tarleton State University in 2013. Courtney grew up in Roanoke, TX with a variety of pets and has always loved taking care off all creatures, big and small. She now resides in Justin, Tx with her 10 year old terrier mix, Lola. She loves kayaking, camping, hiking, and exploring new places.