Sara Thomas, DVM, Medical Director

Dr. Thomas received a degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University in 2001, and went on to get her veterinary degree in 2005 from Texas A&M University. Since March of 2005 she has been a valued member of the Preston Royal Animal Clinic team. She enjoys internal medicine cases and creating a life-long bond with her clients and patients.

She is married to her high school sweetheart Sam. Together they have 2 daughters. Dr. Thomas enjoys scrapbooking, camping, and spending time with her family.

Other members of the family include Fisher a yellow Labrador, a cat named Maya and fish named Mark.


Jeffrey M Young, DVM

Dr. Young was born in Richardson, Texas and lived the first eighteen years of his life in Fort Worth, Texas. After graduating from Fort Worth Country Day he went to Rhodes where he majored in International Business and Finance while teaching racing sailing and equitation in the summer in Maine. Until 2003, he worked as a financial analyst for an NYSE traded ski company. Afterward he returned to school at the University of Arkansas where he received a degree in Animal Science. In 2006 he began veterinary school at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine graduating in 2010 with awards for orthopedic surgery and patient/client care. His first year out he practiced in an internal medicine and neurology clinic in Little Rock Arkansas under one of the founders of Veterinary Neurosurgery. Dr. Young has three pets, Bess and Porgy which are 2 year old Pug litter mates and Belle, a 21 year old beagle that looks and plays like a 6 year old dynamo! 

Anya Dziurzynski, DVM

Dr. Anya Dziurzynski grew up in a small New England town near Mystic, Connecticut. She earned her doctorate of veterinary medicine Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, nephrology, pain management, soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and geriatric medicine.

“My favorite part of the day is when I get to teach our clients about the science and medicine for the pets they love,” Dr. Anya says. "Whether it's discussing the best preventative measures for the younger animals or reviewing options for pain management for their senior pet, I want my clients to walk out of the exam room happy, knowing they made an informed decision. And of course, all the puppy kisses and kitten snuggles help!" She is proud to be a Fear Free certified veterinarian, allowing her to care for pets in the most gentle and stress-free ways possible.

As a new Texas resident, she looks forward to exploring the city and all that it has to offer. In her spare time, she loves to travel, play board games, scrapbooking, photography, lacrosse, interior design, and spending time with her family. When she gets home she is greeted by her 2 dogs, Cooper and Dexter, and her cat, Maczek.

Lauren Panasevich, DVM

Dr. Lauren Panasevich is originally from a small town in central Illinois. She studied Animal Science at the University of Illinois and then continued there for graduate school. In graduate school, she studied the effects of tomatoes and soy on cancer progression. She graduated in 2015 with a Ph.D in Nutritional Sciences and enrolled in veterinary school at the University of Missouri. While in veterinary school, she founded a highly successful student-run weight loss program for student and staff pets. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Missouri’s veterinary school in 2019.

Dr. Panasevich’s passion is nutrition and how it relates to diseases in dogs and cats. She enjoys working with clients to manage their pet’s weight and unique nutritional needs by providing informed nutritional advice and customized weight loss plans. She also has interests in preventative medicine, oncology, and cardiology. Dr. Panasevich is a Fear-Free Certified Professional.

Dr. Panasevich is an Advisory Board Member for the Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas. In her free time, she enjoys spin classes, reading, and spending time with her husband and their two Golden Retrievers, Winnie and Chief.

Megan Tisdale, DVM

Bio coming soon

Marisa Carrera, DVM

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