Dr. Karen McReynolds, our Chief of Staff, received her Bachelor of Business Administration with an Accounting major from Baylor University in 1984. She practiced as a CPA for six years before deciding to pursue her dream to be a veterinarian. Dr. McReynolds received her DVM degree from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She founded AM/PM Animal Hospital, Austin’s first 24-hour emergency and full-service, routine care veterinary hospital combination in 1995. After developing and maintaining a very successful practice, Dr. McReynolds sold AM/PM Animal Hospital in 2002 and continued to practice in veterinary clinics and emergency hospitals throughout Texas. She also spent two years extensively studying dog behavior and related behavior modification treatments.

Dr. Lynn Shaver grew up in the Texas Panhandle and currently resides in Austin, Texas. She received an undergraduate degree from Texas Lutheran University and earned a DVM degree from Texas A&M University.

In her spare time, Dr. Shaver enjoys sports, art, and spending time outdoors. She also shares her home with three cats, Squeaky, Rabs, and Torch.