DR. JUSTIN HARKEY DVM


Dr. Justin Harkey became the owner of the Calhoun County Animal Hospital in July of 2016. Raised in Port Lavaca, he is a 1994 graduate of Calhoun High School. Dr. Harkey has 12 years of small and large animal experience from the Animal Medical Clinic in Kingsville, Texas. He and his wife, Robin, who also grew up in Calhoun County, have two children: Morgan and Levi. In his leisure time, Dr. Harkey enjoys hunting, fishing, cooking, and gardening.

Education

Dr. Harkey received his BS in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 1998. He then pursued a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2004.


GLENDA BLINKA

OFFICE MANAGER
Glenda has been in the veterinary field for 30 years and started working for Calhoun County Animal Hospital in 1988. She has been married to Edward for 33 years; has 2 children and 2 granddaughters. In her spare time she enjoys her family, fishing, going to arts and craft shows, cooking, and spending time at the beach.

Education

  • 1982 Graduate of Calhoun High School
  • Studied at Victoria College
  • Qualified Veterinary Dental Technician by ASVDT


LEANN PIERSON

VETERINARY ASSISTANT
Leann has worked at the Calhoun County Animal Hospital since 1998. She is a key puppy/kitty cuddler and technician. Her at-home crew consists of four dogs, three horses, a donkey and Rupert the Cat. When not working, she enjoys horseback riding and barrel racing.

Education

  • Qualified Veterinary Dental Technician by ASVDT


STACEY RANGEL

VETERINARY ASSISTANT
Stacey Rangel has been a part Calhoun County Animal Hospital for 14 years. She has been married to Ernest Rangel for 4 years. She had a son named Nikolai in 2013. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, arts and crafts, reading and playing with her yellow lab Scott and Labradoodle Skye.

Education

  • 2004 Graduate of Calhoun High School
  • Studied at Victoria College
  • Qualified Veterinary Dental Technician by ASVDT


CASEY KALISEK

ASSISTANT
Casey joined our team in 2012. She came with a lot to offer; a big heart that loves all animals. She married Dennis Kalisek in June 2013. They recently had a little girl named Maddison in March of 2014. Casey enjoys spending her free time with Dennis and Maddison, going to arts and crafts shows, and playing with her three dogs.

Education

  • 2011 Graduate of Calhoun High School
  • Received certification in the CNA Program 2011
  • Received certification in Phlebotomy 2011


TALYNN KELLY

ASSISTANT
Talynn has been an outstanding team member since starting here in 2012. With having 2 dogs and 3 cats at home, she uses that love for animals to do a great job of taking care of the animals while they stay with us. She enjoys reading and arts and crafts, doing nail art; which she is very talented at.

Education

  • 2011 Graduate of Calhoun High School