Our Veterinary Team

Vijay R Gudipally, DVM, M.S, Practice Owner

Dr. Gudipally hails from Hyderabad, India. He Received his Bachelors in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Hyderabad, India in 1991. He then received his Masters in Medical Microbiology from Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY in 1996. He successfully completed his clinical rotation from Iowa State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in 1997. He went on to receive his ECFVG (Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates) Certificate from AVMD in 1997. He then practiced as a small animal veterinarian in a multi doctor hospital in Chicago from 1998-2001. He also worked as a relief vet from 2001-2004 in Chicago, Southern California, Austin and San Antonio. Dr. Gudipally, along with his wife Indira Gudipally, opened Pflugerville Animal Hospital in 2003. He then opened FM 685 Animal Hospital in Hutto in 2009.

In addition to being licensed in the state of Texas, Dr. Gudipally is also USDA accredited. His favorite past time is spending time with his wife, two sons, and family pet Maya.

Suzanne Tierney-Diefendorf, Receptionist

Suzanne relocated to Texas 6 years ago with husband, Larry from Albuquerque NM, She now lives in Round Rock. Suzanne has an extensive background in Marketing and Event Planning but is making a career change and entering the veterinary field. She loves animals and has compassion for those struggling. She has a 10 year old Cocker Spaniel named Harley after her hobby..Harley-Davidson.  If not at the clinic you will find her riding back roads of Texas with her Husband on their Harley!

Jessica, Receptionist

Jessica just recently joined the team.  She has been in the veterinary field for 17 years in different roles.  She has 3 cats and 2 dogs that keep her busy and laughing.  She also has a 6 year old son that she absolutely adores.  On her spare time, she enjoys kickboxing and family time.  She is a long distance runner and we keep her running here! 

Debbie, Receptionist

Another new edition to the team.  Debbie has recently relocated to Texas and with her love of animals she is a great part of the team.  She has a medical transcribing background and her fur baby Riley is her favorite patient.  On her spare time she is crafting and hanging with the family.  

Kaitlyn Phillips, Lead Technician

Kaitlyn was born and raised in Georgetown and currently resides in Round Rock with her boyfriend and their pets. She has an 12 year old Dachshund named Duke, and two kitty cats Cosmo and Wanda. Kaitlyn also has a Guinea Pig named Floppy. She recently added a new pet, Daisy whom we all have adopted as ours here at the hospital.  She has always loved working with animals and has been a Veterinary Technician for 4 years and counting! She has a way of winning animals trust and always treats other pets like they were her own. Kaitlyn has worked with us since October of 2017. In her spare time, she likes to relax at home and watch movies with her cats.

Christina, Vet Tech

Christina was born and raised in Texas.  She transitioned to the animal world to start a new career path and loves it. She has 2 fur babies (Spice & Marshmellow), along with two children (Jace and Sophia).  When not here at the the clinic she is enjoying the outdoors and sports.  Watch out if there are boneless buffalo wings around, they are her favorite!

Katie C., Vet Technician

Born and raised in Texas, Katie has been with FM685 Animal Hospital for over a year.  She is currently going to school as well as working here.  She has two fur babies (dogs) and loves the interaction with all our patients here.  She is bi-lingual.  In her spare time, she enjoys Korean dramas and calligraphy.  

Cydel, Vet Technician

Cydel was born in North Richland Hills, Texas.  She graduated from Hutto High in 2019.  She has 3 dogs (Bucky - lab, Biscuit - Great Pyrenees, and Ricky Bobby- doberman).  She enjoys riding horses on her spare time, hanging with friends and family as well as working on her truck.   She loves food, especially the salty stuff!

Katie N., Kennel Technician

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Katie is currently enrolled in school for her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology.  She is a huge dog lover, her baby is Luna.  She collects all sorts of Knick Knacks and appreciates everyday!  


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