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Riverwalk Pet Hospital Veterinary Team
Riverwalk Pet Hospital & Resort is a full-service veterinary hospital and resort located in Grapevine, TX.
Meet the Team of Riverwalk Pet
Hospital and Resort
Kenya joined RPHR when we opened in July 2022. She started here at Riverwalk in the role of Licensed Veterinary Technician and in July 2023 Kenya was promoted to a leadership role as our Technician Manager.
Kenya has worked in the veterinary profession for almost four years and is passionate about caring for pets and helping pet owners. She has a strong interest in surgery and when not at work Kenya enjoys spending time with family and friends and visiting new places.
Jess is a professional groomer who joined Riverwalk in June 2023. She is originally from Alaska and lived in Colorado before moving to Texas in 2018.
Jess has a passion for grooming and in her spare time, she has been actively working towards becoming a Certified Professional Groomer.
Hello, I’m Vanessa, I’ve been grooming for 12 years now and I enjoy every moment of it. I love being able to make your fur babies look and feel like a new pup. I take pride in my work and I love knowing that you can trust me with your babies. I enjoy the relationships and friendships I have built with both pets and their parents.
Dr. Clint Brashear
A native of Louisiana, Dr. Clint Brashear received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University in 1998 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 2002. He moved to the DFW area in 2003 after briefly practicing in south Louisiana.
Professionally, he has particular interests in cardiology, neurology, and surgery.
Dr. Brashear is married to Dr. Susan Brashear who is also a veterinarian. They share their home with their daughter, Eden, as well as Nigel, a Shih Tzu; Callaway, a Maine Coon mix found as a kitten on a golf course and Minerva (McGonagall), a 3-legged rescue cat.
Front Office Manager
Karen began working in veterinary medicine in 2008 with Dr O’Gorman and Jen. It was always her dream growing up to work in the veterinary field. She is beyond thankful to have been able to fulfill her vet med dream.
Karen lives with her husband, Jim and their Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Hoopy, Griff & Larsson. They both hope that one day soon their only son, Joseph, his wife Leeann & their granddaughter Teighan will join them here in Texas.
Both Karen and Jim are passionate about soccer and love their team back home (in Scotland), Celtic FC. They even get up at crazy times to watch them play with the members of the Lone Star Celtic Supporters Club in Dallas. As a matter of fact, Karen is so passionate about her team that all of her Cavaliers have been named after a past or present Celtic player. Karen loves to collect Celtic memorabilia and has quite the collection. Another indicator of how much Karen and Jim love soccer, they also have season tickets for FC Dallas. Last, but certainly not least, also an avid college football fan. She even says, “That’s the only thing I love about fall and winter, kicking back with Jim, the Cavaliers, and watching the Aggies play!”
Jennifer began her career in veterinary medicine working for a humane society in SW Florida in 1992. Through the years she has had the pleasure of working in all areas of a veterinary practice from kennel to practice management. Jennifer has also done business consulting with veterinary hospitals across the country.
Jennifer is passionate about helping animals and those who make their careers working with animals. She became a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) in 2001. Several years ago, Jen was blessed with the opportunity to partner with Dr. Mark O’Gorman worked with him on opening (in 2022)Riverwalk Pet Hospital & Resort. She now manages the day-to-day operations of the practice.
When not at work Jen enjoys spending time with her family and pets. They enjoy camping, geocaching, playing games, cruising, and watching Dallas Cowboys football.
Dr. Jennifer Curran
Associate Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist
Dr. Jennifer Curran was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. She began working as a receptionist in the veterinary field in 2000, then worked as a veterinary assistant and technician. She also became involved in competitive dog obedience and agility as well as training her dogs for therapy work, taking them to hospitals and nursing homes to visit people.
She began her college career at University of Nebraska-Omaha, but took a hiatus to pursue a career in dancing/acting in musical theater. After teaching dance, choreographing and performing in theater for 6 years, Dr. Curran resumed her undergraduate studies and attended LSU. She then moved to Glasgow, Scotland and received her Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from the University of Glasgow.
Before moving to the Dallas area, Dr. Curran worked at a veterinary hospital for 7 years in Louisiana. While working there, she found a passion for helping aging pets deal with the chronic pain of arthritis and joint issues. This prompted her to pursue certification in Veterinary Acupuncture from the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida. Dr. Curran has an ongoing interest in pain management, palliative care, integrated medicine and behavior. She is looking forward to pursuing further certifications in integrated medicine and resuming therapy work with her dogs.
Dr. Curran currently resides with her boyfriend and two dogs, a 6yr old Golden Retriever, Cordelia and a 2 yr old French Bulldog, Bijoux.
Her favorite pastimes include reading, playing board games, scuba diving, hiking and kayaking as well as traveling whenever the opportunity arises.
Dr. Katherine Hall
Dr. Hall was born and raised in Farmers Branch, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine with honors in May of 2018. During her time at A&M, Dr. Hall was also actively involved in the Student Chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
While she loves all pets, she is passionate about caring for cats and has two (Gabby and Kale’a) of her very own. When not at work, Dr. Hall enjoys knitting, spinning yarn, and playing computer games.
Dr. Brooke Losack
Dr. Brooke Losack was born and raised in Keller, Texas and is an associate veterinarian here at Riverwalk.
Dr. Losack earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. She then traveled to the Sunshine State to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida in 2020.
Dr. Losack’s professional interests in veterinary medicine include dermatology and endocrinology, as well as internal medicine.
When not working, Dr. Losack enjoys traveling with her husband, Devon, and playing with her dachshunds, Lester and Tango, and “foster fail” cat, Tadpole.
Patient Care Supervisor / Veterinary Assistant
Chelsea is a native of the DFW area and grew up around horses, dogs, and cats. She recognized a natural connection with animals at a young age and has always known her life would include them in some way.
Chelsea began her veterinary career in 2009 and worked as a kennel assistant until she was promoted to tech assistant and then veterinary assistant. Over the next 13 years, Chelsea has been blessed with opportunities to grow exponentially as a non-licensed veterinary technician with experience in general practice, emergency and critical care, and specialty care, including internal medicine and oncology.
Chelsea shares her life with her husband, Jeffrey, and their beautiful daughter, Blake. In addition, they share their home with three mixed-breed dogs named Sammy Sosa, Franklin Pickles, and Luna Bear, and one brown tabby cat named Ruger.
Chelsea enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family and exploring continuing education and astronomy. One of Chelsea’s favorite quotes: “Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity” – Pema Chödrön
Tawnya has been in the pet resort industry for 10 years and has been associated with the boarding / dog daycare side of a veterinary hospital for 8 of those years. Before finding herself in this profession Tawnya worked in several different industries, but feels she has found her true “calling” in vet med. Tawnya also says she has enjoyed learning about veterinary medicine and Fear Free care.
Tawnya absolutely loves seeing a pet go from fear/anxiety, to happy and accepting of us. For clients, Tawnya loves hearing how trusting they are of us with their “babies” and enjoys watching their expression when they see their pets so happy to see us. She loves to be all the pet’s BFF!
When not at work Tawnya enjoys being outdoors with her dogs. They enjoy hiking, camping, kayaking, or just simply sitting on her porch in fellowship with friends or family.
Dr. Mark O’Gorman
Dr. Mark O’Gorman graduated with honors from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. He founded his first veterinary practice in 1987 after spending 1 ½ years as an associate in a mixed animal practice in Ponder, Texas.
Since then, Dr. O’Gorman has practiced exclusively in Tarrant County, establishing four different practices in Watauga, Colleyville, Fort Worth, and now Grapevine. His practice interests are primarily canine and feline internal medicine.
Dr. O’Gorman and his wife, Elaine, have five children (William, Peyton, Allison, Robert, and Paul) and their 6th grandchild is currently on the way! Dr. O’Gorman and Elaine share their home in Keller with their son Paul, and their Dachshund Charlie.