The team at Bayou City Veterinary Hospital is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets. Our staff treats every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.
Brenda Flores, DVM
Dr. Flores is a native Houstonian and 2007 graduate of Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at Henderson State University, while earning scholarships for competing on the women’s swimming and cross-country teams. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practitioners, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Harris County Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association. Special interests include: Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Medicine, Sports Medicine and Pain Management. She is a triathlete and marathon runner. Her home pack includes a 50-year-old box turtle, a Dwarf Cat, two Dachshunds, a Sharpei-Mix and a handsome Physicist who teaches at Rice University.
Kristy Kyle, DVM
Dr. Kristy Kyle received her DVM from Texas A&M University in 2008 and has practiced in the Houston area since graduating. In 2013, she joined forces with Dr. Flores to establish Bayou City Veterinary Hospital. She enjoys all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine and finds the unique challenges of veterinary dentistry and feline medicine especially rewarding. Dr. Kyle, her wife, and son share their home with two dogs, three cats, three fish, and a hedgehog. In her personal time, Dr. Kyle runs, lifts weights, listens to podcasts, and reads as much as possible.
Dr. Kate Kirby
Associate Veterinarian Dr. Kate Kirby, has been with Bayou City Veterinary Hospital since 2016. Born in Houston, Texas, she graduated from Auburn University with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Prior to veterinary school, she excelled as an event planner/catering director for a prestigious country club in Kentucky. Although she has always possessed an unyielding passion for helping others in need, she realized even at an early age that her true calling was helping animals. During her senior year at Auburn, she was recognized by the Simmons Educational fund for her outstanding excellence, and received the Simmons Business Aptitude Award. As a Veterinarian, she enjoys dentistry, surgery, dermatology and especially new puppy/kitten exams. She is the lucky mom of her fur-kid Finnegan (Finn), a border collie whose lovable disposition has made him a clinic favorite. Outside of being a proud neighborhood vet, she thoroughly enjoys traveling, running, reading and spending quality time with family and friends.
Dr. Arlynn Pulido
Dr. Arlynn Pulido is a native Houstonian and happy to be back in the great state of Texas. Although she has always loved animals, Dr. Pulido did not always realize she wanted to be a veterinarian and instead completed a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas in 2010. She later came to her senses and pursued her true passion for veterinary medicine, earning her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University in 2016. She has since been practicing in the Houston area. Dr. Pulido strives to treat you and your beloved pets with compassion and patience while providing them with the utmost care. Her professional interests include internal medicine, behavior, pain management, and geriatric medicine. Dr. Pulido shares her home with 2 dogs, Summer and Penny, and her foster fail cat, Maple. In her free time, Dr. Pulido enjoys traveling, yoga, trying new foods and restaurants, and cheering on the Houston sports teams, Texas Longhorns, and OSU Cowboys.
Dr. Jennifer Diehl
Dr. Jen Diehl is originally from Lafayette, LA. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to receiving her DVM degree, Dr. Diehl completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Louisiana State University. She has also completed her Veterinary Acupuncture Certification course at the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL. Dr. Diehl is especially interested in soft tissue surgery and veterinary acupuncture. She believes in an integrative medicine approach. This means using western as well as eastern medicine and therapies to create a unique and custom treatment plan for her patients. She believes acupuncture can be particularly useful in helping pets when they can not take western medicines, there are not western medicines available, or a corrective surgery is not an option. Dr. Diehl is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Heartworm Society. When not at the office, Dr. Diehl enjoys painting and drawing, cheering on her favorite sports teams, and spending time with her two dogs, Ellie and Kenzie.
Dr. Chivonne Ali
Dr. Ali hails from Trinidad and Tobago where she knew wanted to be a doctor for animals before she knew the meaning of the word veterinarian. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 at the University of the West Indies. After practicing in Trinidad for a little more than a year, she then spent a year at the University of Florida before beginning to practice in the United States in 2005. She worked at an Atlanta area veterinary emergency clinic before moving to Houston in 2007. Dr. Ali loves that is such an easy city to travel from and also to find great food. Her partners in these travel and food adventures are her husband and toddler son. Dr. Ali’s primary interests in veterinary medicine include small animal internal medicine and soft tissue surgery with the goal of providing a good quality of life for patients. She also has an interest in treating small exotic pets, especially small mammals.
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