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staff

You and your pet will love our staff!

The doctors at Tanglewood Animal Hospital are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of patient care for your pets. We appreciate your trust and confidence in our hospital and staff to continue to care for your pets. All of our veterinarians have more than 20 years of experience in diagnosing and treating patients. Many of our staff have been with Tanglewood Animal Hospital long term and they've come to regard our clients as friends and family.

Dr. Laura Badeau

Laura J. Badeau DVM

Dr. Laura Badeau is a native Houstonian who has been practicing veterinary medicine for the past 21 years. A graduate of The Kinkaid School, Dr. Badeau completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Oklahoma and the attended Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2000.

Dr. Badeau’s professional interests include preventative care, internal medicine, and dermatology. She is committed to educating clients about their pet’s health care needs.  She enjoys the bonds formed with her patients and the long-term relationships that are established with her clients.  Dr. Badeau is a member of the AVMA and the TVMA. 

Dr. Badeau has been married to her husband, Brian, for 20 years. They have a terrier mix named Rusty, a tuxedo cat named Turbo, and three freshwater aquariums. Outside they have a pond and their backyard has been recognized as a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat. They enjoy relaxing and fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast and Alaska every couple of years. They are avid sports fans and have been Houston Texans season ticket holders since 2003.In her free time, Dr. Badeau can be found cooking and gardening.  

Dr-Rozycki

Tahl P. Rozycki DVM

Dr. Tahl P. Rozycki was born in Rhode Island, but grew up in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rozycki earned two Bachelor’s degrees and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. He practices daytime and emergency work, and joined Tanglewood Animal Hospital in 1999.

Dr. Rozycki’s father was a pediatrician and has a brother who is a Veterinarian in California.

Dr. Rozycki is past president and a current board member of the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association (HCVMA) and current president of the Harris County Veterinary Medical Foundation.

Dr. Linda Noble

Linda L. Noble DVM

Dr. Linda Noble is a native Houstonian. After graduation from Spring Branch High School in 1966, she attended Southern Methodist University for two years before transferring to the University of Texas, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970. Upon graduation, she spent the next seven years working as a Portfolio Analyst at Fayez Sarofim & Co.

During that time, she met her first pet, Leonard. He was a black kitten with a demanding meow. Leon had a short life, but he was the first of many strays who imagined a "Free Bed & Breakfast" sign on her lawn. Her experience with these "homeless" critters became the driving force behind her decision (at age 30) to change her career goals. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M University in 1984 and accepted an associate position at newly opened Tanglewood Animal Hospital.

Dr. Noble became the sole owner of TAH in 1986. Dr. Tahl Rozycki was hired as an associate in 1999. Dr. N was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2011. Two years later (December 2013), she was forced to find and build out a new location when the landlord announced the sale of his property to real estate developers. On May 2, 2015, TAH opened for business at the new location.

As her Parkinson's disease progressed in limiting her daily activities, she began looking for the Ideal Buyer (i.e. Someone who would give the practice the TLC needed to continue TAH's commitment to Personal Service to Clients and their pets on an individual basis). GUESS WHAT??? Dr. Laura Badeau walked into TAH, and Dr. N knew that her search was over! As of April 16, 2021, Dr. Linda Noble has Officially Retired, and Dr. Laura Badeau is the New Owner of Tanglewood Animal Hospital.

Norma Jessip

Norma Jessip, Office Manager

Years at TAH?
11 years
Team cats or Team dogs?
Dog Dog Dog, even though I love cats too
Favorite movie?
Grease
Favorite singer?
Darius Rucker
Dream vacation destination?
Greece
Favorite food?
Mexican Pizza
Favorite part about working at an animal hospital?
Everything that involves making pets have a happy, healthy life.

Amanda Browning

Amanda Browning, Receptionist

Years at TAH?
17 years
Team cats or Team dogs?
Dogs
Favorite movie?
Pearl Harbor
Favorite singer?
George Strait
What type of pets do you own?
Dogs, Cows
Favorite food?
Queso/Mexican
Favorite part about working at an animal hospital?
Everything that involves making pets have a happy, healthy life.

Sherry Lucas

Sherry Lucas, Receptionist

Years at TAH?
Going on 2 years
Team cats or Team dogs?
Dogs
Favorite singer?
Isak Danielson
Favorite movie?
Mulan
Dream vacation destination?
Greece
Favorite food?
Sushi
Favorite part about working at an animal hospital?
Puppies

Ellie Alcantar

Elizabeth Alcantar, Veterinary Technician

Years at TAH?
~ 5 years
Team cats or Team dogs?
Dogs
What type of pets do you own?
2 dachshunds!
Favorite singer?
Jessie Reyes
Favorite movie?
Mulan
Favorite food?
Mexican
Favorite part about working at an animal hospital?
Teamwork, helping and making a difference in animals' lives

Amil Deras

Amil Deras, Senior Kennel Assistant

Years at TAH?
12 years
Team cats or Team dogs?
Dogs
Favorite singer?
Tarja Turunen or Simone Simons, it's a toss up
Favorite movie?
All Dogs Go to Heaven
Dream vacation destination?
Asgard. But I'll settle for the top of the Himalayas
Favorite food?
Salvadorian
Favorite part about working at an animal hospital?
Playing with all of the puppies

Sophia Nieto

Sophia Nieto, Veterinary Technician

Years at TAH?
5 months
Team cats or Team dogs?
Bulldogs and Cats
Favorite singer?
Lady Gaga
Favorite movie?
Halloween
Dream vacation destination?
Moscow, Russia
Favorite food?
Chinese and Mexican
Favorite part about working at an animal hospital?
Helping pets, big or small
If you could be any type of animal what would it be?
Sea Turtle
Favorite vehicle?
Cadillac Escalade
How do you unwind and relax?
Kick back and relax

George Cruz

George Cruz, Kennel Assistant

Years at TAH?
4 months
Team cats or Team dogs?
Dogs
What type of pets do you own?
A Great Pyranees
Dream vacation destination:
Manchester
How do you unwind and relax?
Spend time with my dog and play video games

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