Meet Our Team

Laurie Kutch

DVM

Dr. Laurie Kutch is a 1992 graduate of the University of Florida (Go Gators!). She has been practicing veterinary medicine in Arlington since that time. In addition to her husband, Tim, their twin daughters, Haley and Jordan, and sons, Caleb and Noah, she also lives with three cats, three papillions, one yorkie, and a horse. In her free time, she enjoys reading, sewing and cross-stitching. In the last eight years she has also discovered the sport of triathlon, so don’t be surprised if you see her running or biking down the road or swimming at the Mansfield Natatorium. Dr. Kutch decided she wanted to be a veterinarian when she was nine years old and never wavered from that dream. She enjoys working with all varieties of pets from rats and ferrets to cats and dogs.

Susan Muse

DVM

Dr. Susan Muse joined the team in October, 1999. She is a native Texan, but studied veterinary medicine at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where she received her degree in 1993. After graduation she returned to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area where she has lived and practiced veterinary medicine since 1994. She and her husband Archie make their home with Smaug, Lego and Indy the cocker spaniels. She enjoys working with dogs and cats as well as exotics (pocket pets and birds).

Jennifer Benton

DVM

Dr. Jennifer Benton graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Throughout her carrier, she has been employed by several clinics in Waco, Houston, and DFW and currently works part time at several different clinics in the DFW area. On Thursdays, she enjoys seeing patients at Creekside Animal Hospital. Her professional interests include educating new puppy/kitten owners in methods for their new pets to become good companions, animal behavior, communication with owners about what is happening with their pet, and general medicine and surgery.

When not working, Dr. Benton greatly enjoys her family including her husband Matt, 4 sons (Zachariah, Nate, Garrick, and Kayd), 1 dog (Stryder), and 2 cats (Jasmine and Arwen. Home-schooling our boys has been a new and exciting experience with everyone learning a lot. The family enjoys Bible studies, camping, bicycling, fishing, exploring, reading, sports, and generally getting dirty.

Beverly

Technician

Beverly rejoined our team in 2015 after being gone for many years. She has been a veterinary technician for over 15 years and we are so happy to have her back. She lives with her cute mix breed Rosie as well as her 2 legged children Reese and Brady.

Stephanie

Technician

Stephanie has been with us for over five years and has been a technician for over three years. She also pulls double duty as groomer and is awesome at both! She lives with her dogs, Deja, Tator, Izzy, Piper and Sophie.

Lance

Technician

Lance joined our team in 2017 and comes to us with several years of experience in the field. He loves animals so much he left his own corporate business to work with them full time. He enjoys camping and fishing in his spare time as well as working on multiple home improvement projects. He makes his home in Mansfield with his wife Misty and Dann the beagle.

Sarah

Technician

Sarah has been with us since June, 2017. She recently began training for technician and also works in the kennel. Sarah has 3 dogs at home that she adores very much. Outside of work she is also an aspiring musician.

Angelina

Technician

Angelina joined out team in January 2018 after relocating to Texas from California. She is an avid amateur herpetologist and makes her home with several reptilian creatures.

Veterinary Care Assistants

We have an excellent group of Veterinary Care Assistants here at Creekside Animal Hospital that are ready and excited to care for your pets when they stay here with us. Say hello to Alaska, Jordan, Caleb, Tyler, Lory, Janie, Sarah and Pedro.

Krista

Customer Service Representative

Krista lives in Red Oak with her daughter Kiersten, dogs, Emma, Kate, Keelo, and Jack, and cats, Cinco, Sam Rusty, Phyrne, and Leonard. She has worked in the veterinary field for more than 15 years. She enjoys her job and can never see herself doing anything else. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and browsing Netflix.

Caitlin

Customer Service Representative

Caitlin has been with Creekside since 2016 and did an amazing job managing our kennel and boarding facility for several years. Now she has moved to the reception area and is doing a great job there as well. She lives in Arlington with her dogs Milo and Bailey.

Kelly

Customer Service Representative

Kelly as worked with us a few years ago as a VCA and we are happy to have her return to our team as a receptionist this time. She is a native of Arlington and hopefully will never leave.

Stephanie

Stephanie has been grooming here at Creekside for over five years. She has a natural talent for the job and will make your pets look wonderful. In her spare time she enjoys participating in roller derby and spending time with her family.