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Shelley Harbin with her dogs


Shelley Harbin moved to Texas from Illinois in 1979 and is a 1985 graduate of Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. She has worked as a Veterinary Technician since 1990 and went on to obtain a Veterinary Technician license in 1995. Realizing a passion for emergency medicine Shelley pursued a specialty certification in emergency and critical care, becoming certified in 2002. She has been a technician for Lazy 3 Animal Care since it's establishment in 2002. Shelley has also enjoyed speaking and teaching at veterinary conferences. Speaking on topics including reproductive emergencies in dogs and cats; fluid therapy and CPCR (airway & breathing). Shelley is a published co-author in the emergency & critical care training manual (Reproductive Emergencies). Away from the clinic Shelley enjoys spending time with her two boxer dogs, gardening, traveling, and going on family camping trips where she enjoys sitting around the campfires. 

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Tammy was born and raised in San Diego county in Southern California. She was raised around and remembers having all kinds of animals both large and small growing up. She has always had a love for and has felt a connection with all animals. She worked for California Institute of Technology at the Palomar Observatory located on Palomar Mountain, California for the 12 years prior to moving to Texas. Tammy, and her husband, Greg, purchased their property just outside of Cross Plains, Texas in November, 2005, and then made the move to Texas in 2006. Tammy became a proud member of the Lazy 3 Animal Care team in July, 2006 where she enjoys being around and working with animals on a daily basis. Away from the clinic Tammy enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, being outside on their ranch, going for horseback rides, and working their cattle. She also enjoys spending her spare time with her pets and animals which include, 2 High Content Wolfdogs, a Standard Australian Shepherd, 2 Miniature Australian Shepherds, a Toy Australian Shepherd, 8 horses, 5 barn cats, cattle, and chickens.

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Katie was raised on a ranch in the mountains of Colorado. She moved to Texas in 2014 to attend the Texas Christian University ranch management program where she met her husband, Tate. She spent the past 15 years training horses and managing ranches. Katie joined the Lazy 3 Animal Care team in March of 2020. Katie and her husband Tate raise cattle and horses and enjoy spending their spare time at horse shows or relaxing on the ranch with their 5 dogs. 

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Madi was raised in Gorman, Texas where she graduated from Gorman High School in 2015. She went on to college at Texas Tech University where she recently graduated in May of 2020 with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She lives on her family’s farm in Gorman that has all kinds of pets and livestock. Madi and her family own a show lamb business which is where she spends most of her time. When she’s not at the clinic or in the lamb barn Madi enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her boyfriend, Ty.  But most of all she loves spending time with her 3 dogs, Sammie, Anna, and Mosley!

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While growing up Erica has lived in Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, Nebraska, and Utah. With a passion for all things horses

she has competed in 3-day eventing and rodeos. In 2009 Erica moved to Alaska to further her education where she attended the University of Alaska. While there she met her husband Richard, who is in the military. In 2021 Richard and Erica decided to buy property and plant roots right here in Cisco, Texas. After 13 years in healthcare her love of animals brought her to Lazy 3 Animal Care. When she isn't at work or at home taking care of the horses, cows, dogs, cats, chickens, and ducks she enjoys spending time with her husband, riding, traveling, and reading. 

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REECEE, THE OFFICE MUTT (Yup, still in Training) 

ReeCee is a Pit Bull and was born in Cisco, Texas on August 6, 2018. When ReeCee was 6 weeks old she had a large abscess on the left side of her face. As a result of the abscess she now has nerve paralysis. This has left her with a permanent, but endearing, smirk. ReeCee joined the Lazy 3 Animal Care team in November of 2018. ReeCee enjoys her job of meeting new friends. Because Reecee is so shy she mostly likes meeting other four legged friends. She likes making her rounds when the staff are eating because she always manages to get a little something from everyone! She likes taking long naps under Tammy's desk on her blanket. She also likes to go for long walks outside for her potty breaks! (This is also her play time to stretch her legs) Away from the clinic in her spare time she enjoys going to local Furballs and competing in costume contests where she just recently took first place in Abilene at their Mardi Gras themed Furball. 

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