Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Judson Road Animal Clinic in Longview! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 903-663-1111 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Ken Hounsel

Dr. Ken Hounsel grew up in Rising Star, TX, and got an Agriculture/Animal Science degree from Abilene Christian University. Later, he graduated Vet School at Texas A&M in 1986, and started his career in Tyler. He met and married his wife, Julie, in 1988 and they have lived and practiced in Eastland and Gilmer. He is very proud of his four grown boys and one teenage girl. He has lived in Diana for close to 20 years.

At the moment there are three dogs (Sally the Golden Retriever being his favorite) and three cats on his farm. Other pets he enjoys caring for are a potbellied pig (Wilbur), cows, donkeys, ducks and other assorted feathered and fur babies.

You’ll find him mowing or driving a tractor when he is home (among other things) and also takes pleasure in allowing kids over to fish, and to feed and pet the farm animals. He attends Pine Tree Church of Christ on any given Sunday and invites you to come visit 🙂

Thank you for your trust and confidence in allowing Dr. Ken to give prudent, compassionate help to you and your pet. Let him know how he and his caring staff, can assist you!

Dr. Jarred Lockhart

Dr. Lockhart grew up near Gladewater, TX and graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. After graduating he moved back to the Longview area to start practicing. Dr. Lockhart joined the staff at Judson Road Animal Clinic in 2011 and began to build the equine department of the practice.

Dr. Lockhart married his wife, Kelly, in 2000, and they have 3 wonderful children. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids; whether at some kind of sporting event or sitting by the lake. He attends church at Harleton Baptist Church and invites anyone who would like to drop in.

We know Dr. Lockhart to be a very devoted and hardworking individual. He is always very thorough whether he is treating a colic, suturing an injured animal or giving vaccines to a new puppy. Dr. Lockhart enjoys helping animals and truly loves what he does, and welcomes everyone to Judson Road Animal Clinic.

Dr. Katie Bibb

Katie Garrett Bibb grew up in Marshall, Texas and graduated from Marshall High School in 2012. Growing up, Dr. Bibb was very involved in her local 4-H and FFA Chapters. These experiences helped foster her passion for animals. After graduating high school she attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a degree in Animal Science in 2016. From there she attended Veterinary School at Mississippi State University – College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated in April of 2020.

Dr. Bibb married her husband Jake in 2019. They share their home with their dog, Captain and cat, Tot. They also help out with their families cow operation. In her spare time, Dr. Bibb loves traveling to new places, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Practice Manager

Vicki joined our team in February of 2012. Vicki has a long history of a banking background. Over the years here at JRAC Vicki has helped in different departments and is now our Practice Manager. Vicki has been married for 25 years to Dalton. Together they have a 15 year old son Marshall that keeps them busy with his baseball and basketball schedule. Vicki loves animal and volunteers locally with several organizations that rescue animals.

Veterinary Technician Supervisor

Matthew joined the JRAC team in December of 2009. Matthew was raised in Ore City Texas where he also graduated. Matthew attended both North East Texas Community College and Kilgore College where he received Associates in Arts in General Education. Matthew will be furthering his education by pursuing a business degree though University of Texas at Tyler while continuing here at JRAC. Matthew married his beautiful wife Kayla in October of 2019. Matthew has worked in many different veterinarian environments, but his passion is in furthering his knowledge in equine care, though companion animals will always hold a special place with him. Matthew and Kayla have two dogs JD and Sandy. Matthew has a large family which is a major part of his life and is also a member of Concord Missionary Baptist Church of Gilmer Texas and welcomes anyone looking for a church home to come on out.  In his free time Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends in whatever way that may be.

Veterinary Technician

Makenzie came to work at JRAC in January of 2018. She graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Houston with a Veterinary Technician Degree. She was born and raised in Longview, Texas. Makenzie has Pitbull named Samson, a Chihuahua named Oli-Bug, a Cat named Baby Bash, a Labrador retriever named Nala, and two rats that go by the name Cheech & Chong.

She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and family, as well as traveling with her dogs and riding horses. Whenever she is not working you can either find her eating at one of the local Mexican food restaurants, or lounging on the couch catching up on one of her favorite shows!

Veterinary Technician

Traci Started at JRAC in May of 2018. She was born and raised in Ohio and moved to Texas in 2015. Traci has been in Veterinary Medicine since 2001, she has had a love of animals since she was a child, when she would try to bring home every stay animal she could.

Traci not only cares for her patients, but their owners as well. She has 2 dogs, Remington and Cowboy, as well as 2 cats, Sofie Bean and Zander. Traci has two sons, Ryan and Nicolas, along with her boyfriend Ed. In her spare time she loves working with horses, or spending time with her human kids and family!

Veterinary Technician

Holly joined JRAC in February of 2015. She was born and raised in Hallsville, Texas and never left her little town. Holly married her High School Sweetheart Keith. Together they have 3 beautiful daughters, Kylie, Natalee & Laney. Holly enjoys spending time with her friends and family as well as working on the family ranch and loving all her 4- legged kids.

Holly and her family are active in their Schools FFA and 4H programs, where they raise and show Heifer and Market Swine. Holly took some time off from 2015-2018 for maternity leave and then to raise her kids.

She is excited to be back working with the staff here at JRAC and learning more about Vet Med. Holly loves her job and look forward to meeting yall and loving on your fur babies.

Veterinary Technician

Jo started with JRAC in August of 2018, she was born in East Texas. She grew up in a military family so has lived in many different places before she settled in Gilmer, Texas she resided in Atlanta, GA where she worked as a nurse. It was at that time, she decided that her passion was working with pets.

Jo has 8 years’ experience with small animal care. Her daily joy is coming an assisting the Doctors with everything from routine all the way through emergency medicine. Jo has 2 daughters, 1 grandson along with her wonderful husband Angelo. Along with spending all her free time with her 2 dogs Squiggy and Chloe she also enjoys traveling.

Veterinary Technician

Hailey joined the JRAC team in 2015, then took a break and came back to work in 2018. Hailey was born and raised in East Texas where she graduated from Diana High School and attended Kilgore College. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and children. You can often catch her handing out with family in town, doing crafts with the kids at home, and taking their dogs to the park.

Veterinary Technician

Andrea joined our clinic in June of 2012!!! She was born and raised in Longview Texas and graduated from Pine Tree High School. After High School Ana attended TJC. Prior to joining the JRAC family Ana worked as a dog obedience instructor. Since she has become a Certified Veterinary Assistant, where she completed both level 1 and 2. Ana and her boyfriend started their family with 3 dogs, Chloe a Yorkie, Gryff and Aussie Doodle, and Odin a one-eyed Golden Retriever. In October of 2018 they welcomed a baby girl Maya to the family. In Ana’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Veterinary Technician

Kenya joined the JRAC family in May of 2021. Kenya was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She graduated from Joshua High School and then pursued her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology at TJC. In Kenya’s free time you can catch her traveling with her 3 dogs, Ray and Emma, both cute little Boston Terriers, and Abe an American Bully

Customer Care Representative Supervisor

Araly came to work at JRAC in July of 2019. She was born in Dalton, Georgia, but moved to East Texas in February of 2010. Araly Graduated from Lindale High School and later attended TJC. Araly has been working in Vet Med since March of 2011. Araly has 2 dogs Venda a 9 year old Doberman, and Venny a 5 month old Doberman. When not at work she enjoys riding and taking care of her family’s horses.

Customer Care Representative

Kristi joined JRAC in August of 2021. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas and moved to the East Texas area in 1994. She is happily married of 23 years to Bryan. She has 3 Daughters, Kassidy, Brylea, and Ashlea. Her Favorite things to do is spending time with her family, baking, and spoiling her two Grandbabies, Blakely and River. She is a strong believer in prayer and lives for serving God and taking care of ones close and dear to her.

Kennel Technician Supervisor

Taylor joined JRAC in 2021. She grew up in Longview, Texas. She graduated from Stephan F. Ausin with a Bachelor’s degree in biology.  Taylor has a sweet Coon Hound named Annie. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, hiking, fishing, and hunting. She also loves traveling and seeing new places!

Kennel Technician

Katie joined JRAC in November of 2019, she was born on Groundhog Day in 1990 in Oklahoma. Katie Graduated from Texas Tech University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science and an Equine Certification. Katie married her husband in July of 2014. Katie had a Boader Collie named Holo who is also a Therapy Dog. She also has a horse named Beau. In her free time, she loves reading and listening to music. Katie Loves taking care of all the fur Babies that come to visit/stay at JRAC.