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.

Shelby Newman, Reception

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!


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 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.

Kai Arguelles, Technician

Kai was born and raised in Austin Texas, she now lives in Round Rock with her partner of five years, their three adorable dogs, and five Ferrets. Matthias and Amelia are Heeler mixes as well as a texas heeler puppy named Cecil. Her Ferrets,all named after the kpop boy group BTS Namjoon (who is Albino), Yoongi,  Hoseok, and Taehyung are super playful, funny and all around entertaining.  She finds caring for our patients and helping inform out clients about animal care is what makes her feel happy and fulfilled. Her hobbies include reading, taking her dogs on adventures, and hiking on the beautiful trails Austin has to offer. She is currently enrolled in college courses and is looking to be just like the bionic vet, professor Noel Fitzpatrick who is one of her biggest inspiration.


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