Monday-Friday 7 AM to 7 PM
Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
Dr. Free was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma but she has spent the majority of her years in Texas, and is very excited to be back in the Katy area. She graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, in 2001. During the past 18 years, she has worked in both general practice and emergency medicine and enjoys soft tissue surgery.
In her free time, Dr. Free enjoys shooting sporting clays, running 5Ks, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Croft grew up in Houston, and has been with Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic since 1985, the same year he graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Croft chose to spend his career at Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic due to the dedication of the employees, the compassion of the clientele, and the warmth of the community. In addition to dogs and cats, Dr. Croft enjoys caring for birds and exotic animals.
Dr. Croft has been married for over 30 years, and has two grown sons.
Dr. Shows grew up in the small town of Sweeny, along the Texas Gulf Coast. He completed his studies at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. Dr. Shows began working at Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic in 1995. Dr. Shows enjoys surgery, and has a special interest in orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Shows is married and has one daughter. In his free time, he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.
Dr. Ragsdale grew up in Hawaii, where she competed in both English and Western equestrian events. She left those sunny skies after high school for New Hampshire, and graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1986 with a degree in English. After a brief stint in advertising, she decided that her happiness lay in helping animals, not helping product sales. Dramatically changing her career path, she eventually graduated summa cum laude from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.
One of Dr. Ragsdale’s professional interests is in pain management, which includes geriatric medicine, weight loss and injury recovery. She is proud to be one of the few veterinarians in the country to be triple certified as Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, a Canine Rehabilitation Veterinarian and a Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist.
Dr. Zharkyn Omarbekov or “Dr Z” as he is more affectionately known, joined the team at Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic in September of 2019 after practicing in the Houston area for several years. A native of Kazakhstan, Dr. Z is a second-generation veterinarian who earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Semey Zoo Veterinary Institute in Semey Kazakhstan. Dr. Z has an interest in Orthopedic as well as Soft Tissue Surgery.
Dr. Z is married and has one daughter. In his off-hours, Dr. Z enjoys jogging, reading, cooking, home improvement, and spending time with his family. Dr. Z is fluent in three languages, English, Kazakh, and Russian.
After graduating from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Randlett helped to found Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic in 1981 with Dr. Rebecca Nichols. She has watched with pride as Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic has grown to provide the Katy community with the highest standards of veterinary care for their pets. A long-time breeder of Persians, Dr. Randlett has a special interest in cats.
Dr. Randlett is married and has one grown daughter. Dr. Randlett divides her time between her home in Texas which she shares with an assortment of dogs, cats, and horses, and her second home in Colorado.
Dr. Adela Rico is a native Houstonian. She graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. Dr. Rico started her career at a practice near the medical center, and worked there for 15 years, as well honing her skills at emergency clinics. She relocated to Katy and joined Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic. She is married and has one daughter.