DR. SINGLETON Brad Singleton is from southwest Louisiana originally, and attended Louisiana State University for both undergraduate studies and to earn his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he worked for 2 years in a busy exotic and small animal practice in Las Vegas, Nevada, before deciding Austin was the best place to call home.
Dr. Singleton’s professional interests include non-traditional pets, surgery, and dermatology. Very early in his career, Dr. Singleton gained a reputation for his laid-back, personable demeanor and for his dedication to fully educate pet owners about their pet's health.
When Dr. Singleton set out to start a veterinary clinic, he wanted something different than what he had personally experienced. He envisioned a practice that took time to educate clients on the issues their pets experienced, as the pet parent is ultimately the care giver. He feels that clients are better able to make important decisions regarding their pet's care once they have been thoroughly educated on the options and have had all of their questions answered.
He also wanted a place that did not feel like a traditional veterinary clinic. Animals are in tune with much more than we realize, and they can often pick up on the things that make a veterinary hospital a scary place for them. Creating an environment that feels like visiting a friend’s home and taking an individualized approach to reducing stress for each patient has been a constant theme in the veterinary hospitals he has created. Dr. Singleton attributes the success of his hospitals to the amazing teams that carry out this vision each day and the clients who share in the goals of creating the best life for their pets.
He is married to Alisha, who helped found South Park Animal Hospital in 2011 and has 2 sons ages 7 and 4. They share their home with their 3 rescued dogs, two adopted bunnies, a snake, and a crawfish. In his free time, Dr. Singleton enjoys tending his yard and outdoor adventures with his family and pups.
DR. LIU Dr. Liu graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, and fell in love with Austin after completing an externship in the city during her senior year. She practiced in the Canyon Lake area for 3 and 1/2 years before joining South Park Animal Hospital in January 2013.
While Dr. Liu was initially interested in becoming a wildlife vet and spent time volunteering at the Raptor Center in St. Paul, she shifted her focus to companion animal medicine after speaking with frustrated owners as a Behavior Helpline volunteer at the local shelter. As a veterinarian, her goal is not only to make every pet’s visit as stress-free as possible, but to educate owners on prevention of behavior problems before they can occur. In addition to behavior, other professional interests include feline medicine and senior pet care, and she is a member of the AVMA, TVMA, American Association of Feline Practitioners, and certified as a Fear Free Veterinary Professional.
Outside of work, she has a herd of three cats and a dog, and her hobbies include film, cooking, travel, and searching for the perfect chicken fried steak.
DR. EAST Dr. Alysia East is a University of Texas alum where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. Following graduation, she obtained a teaching certificate and taught middle school math for six years. She then decided to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian.
Dr. East embarked on an incredible journey and moved to the Caribbean to study veterinary medicine at Ross University in St. Kitts. She then moved to Colorado to complete her clinical year of veterinary school at Colorado State University.
Following graduation, she eagerly accepted the opportunity to return to Austin to practice veterinary medicine. With her background in education, she is passionate about educating clients and ensuring their understanding of preventative care and disease processes that could affect their pet. Her other areas of professional interest include ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery. She is also Fear Free certified and strives to make the veterinary visit an enjoyable experience for both the client and their pet.
Dr. East has a dog and cat of her own. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, hiking, running at Town Lake, and hanging out anywhere with a patio.
DR. ANDREWS Dr. Lauren Andrews received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Kentucky and continued on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University.
Dr. Andrews is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), and is a certified Fear Free veterinary professional. Her special interests include pain management at all stages of life, surgery, and dermatology.
In her free time, Dr. Andrews enjoys playing soccer, fishing, camping, traveling, brewing beer, enjoying the Austin music scene, and hanging out with her shelter mutt, Carmen.
DR. CORBETT Dr. Shayna Corbett grew up in Toledo, Ohio, where her love for animals began as soon as she could say the word "dog". She earned her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Kentucky and then went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University.
While in veterinary school on the island of St. Kitts, Dr. Corbett spent time as the Events Coordinator for a student-run animal rescue organization called SAFE, Saving Animals From Emergency. The organization rescues stray, abandoned, and neglected animals on the island and provides medical care, food, and supplies until they have been re-homed. Dr. Corbett still enjoys taking an active role in helping homeless animals in need by remaining involved in and helping out at local shelters. Her professional interests include surgery, neurology, and behavior.
In her free time, Dr. Corbett likes to spend her time outdoors - whether it is hiking, camping, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, playing volleyball, or taking her two huskies, Oakley and Grizzly, for an evening run.
DR. ALEXANDER Dr. Leahanne Alexander is originally from Houston and loved growing up in Texas. She has owned animals her entire life, from dogs and cats to sheep and horses, and felt a strong connection to them early on. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology at Texas A&M University, then attended The Ohio State University, where she earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. While she enjoys seeing a variety of cases and helping her patients live happy healthy lives, her particular interests include dentistry, behavior, and treating small mammals such as rabbits and guinea pigs.
When not taking care of her patients, Dr. Alexander enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children. Her free time is filled with gardening and reading, and she looks forward to exploring all of the beautiful outdoor spaces Austin has to offer. She also shares her home with an energetic Welsh corgi named Bean and a cuddly black cat named Beckett.
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