Monday-Friday 7 AM to 7 PM
Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM

(281) 578-1506
20701 Kingsland Blvd. Suite 105,
Katy, Texas 77450

Our Doctors

DR. ELIZABETH FREE

 

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. RICHARD CROFT

 

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. TOBY SHOWS

 

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. Zharkyn Omarbekov

 

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.

DR. SUSAN RANDLETT-PRICE

 

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

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.

DR. COURTNEY LOW-DOUGAN

Dr. Low grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas.  She is a 2012 graduate of Ross University, and spent her clinical year at Louisiana State University.  She has been in general practice in Houston since graduation.  Her passions lie in client education, geriatrics and dermatology.

Dr. Low is married to Jonathan Dougan, and together they have two children, Erin and Patrick, as well as 2 dogs and 2 cats.

In her free time, Dr. Low enjoys gardening, bees, butterflies and travel.

Dr. Rachel Knight

 

Dr. Rachel Knight grew up in Houston, where she graduated from Westside High School and went on to Louisiana State University to study Biology and Veterinary Medicine. She graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree followed by a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and stayed in Baton Rouge to practice at a local mixed animal practice for a while after graduation. Dr. Knight moved back to Texas in early 2016 and practiced at a busy small animal practice in South Austin for over 3 years before recently returning to her hometown of Houston.

Dr. Knight’s professional interests include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, internal medicine, and dermatology. Her personal interests include birding, yoga, hiking, travel, and watching movies at home with her husband Sam and their two dachshunds Maggie & Frankie.

Dr. Knight is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and she is a certified Fear Free veterinarian.

Dr. Amanda Taylor

 

Dr. Amanda Taylor grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and then moved to Texas to study Marine Biology with a concentration in Vertebrate Zoology at Texas A&M University at Galveston, where she graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2007. She then pursued her love of wildlife by taking a position at Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition (TWRC) in Houston as the Rehabilitation Coordinator and Veterinary Room Supervisor, where she worked for two years. Amanda and her husband then moved to Singapore for a short period of time, before relocating to London, England for seven years. While in London, Amanda decided to pursue her passion of animal care and graduated from the prestigious Royal Veterinary College as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. After graduating, Amanda, her husband, and two children moved back to Houston, where they welcomed the arrival of their third child.

Dr. Taylor’s professional interests include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, ophthalmology, exotics, and wildlife. Her personal interests include travel, scuba diving, snowboarding, fishing, and spending time with her family and their dog, cat, and chickens.

Dr. Taylor is a member of the British Veterinary Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and Texas Veterinary Medical Association.