Staff

Jake Merrit, Hospital ManagerJake Merritt, Hospital Manager, is the husband of Dr. Merritt and a former deep sea commercial diver. He now works above sea level making sure our clients and four-legged friends are taken care of and that you and your pet are in an easy low stress friendly environment.

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TeresaMeet the smiling friendly greeting of San Benito Animal Hospital's Teresa Deadman. Starting in 2012, and as the most senior member of our staff, Teresa serves as our Front Office Manager. In addition to her responsibilities up front, Teresa works well in any of a number of other roles when the clinic is faced with any of a number of other problems as duties increase. When not at work, Teresa loves spending time with her husband, three children, and three step children along with her furbabies which consist of four dogs and three cats.

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MyraMyra, who is studying to be a Veterinarian one of these days, is enrolled and studying Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University. Myra works as a veterinary technician at the San Benito Animal Hospital during holidays and summers. She has three dogs, Piggie, Alaska, and Lola. Be on the lookout for Dr. Myra in a few years!

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MyraMason Ford has been at San Benito Animal Hospital since February 2014. He works as a Technician here at the hospital as well as he knows all of our boarding dogs by their bark. He is a recent graduate from Harlingen High and a part time college student. He enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his partner in crime Dino.

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LindseyLindsey is our newest member and has been working with animals since 2011. She is also an experienced pet stylist and has been grooming for four years. Lindsey has always had quite a bit of compassion and empathy for animals and finds talking and building relationships with our clients to be her favorite part of her job. At home Lindsey has a Siberian Husky named Bella.

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MiguelKennel Technician Miguel Cariaga joined San Benito Animal Hospital in May 2012. He is currently going to school for engineering.

"I enjoy working at SBAH because everyday is not an ordinary day."

Miguel loves fishing and has a cat named Casper.

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