Kaye Wigginton, D.V.M.
Dr. Kaye Wigginton is originally from Virginia. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. Dr. Wigginton settled in Texas after graduating from Ross School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992.
Opening her own hospital for the care of small companion animals was her overall goal, and building Parkside Animal Hospital in 2000 was the realization of that long time dream. Her centering principal is ‘what is best for the patient’.
Dr. Wigginton enjoys travel with her husband John and their two children.
Their busy household includes St. Kitt’s Island dogs “Ting” and “Carib” and 2 tabbies “Chloe” and “Jet”.
Rita Ruple, D.V.M.
Dr. Ruple grew up in Beaumont, TX, but has lived in Yambu, Saudi Arabia as a child and has traveled extensively including Jordan, Egypt, Hong Kong and various European countries.
Dr. Ruple graduated from Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science. After graduation from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in 2006, she began her career with Parkside Animal Hospital. Dr. Ruple serves as the Medical Director for Little Orphan Angels Cat Rescue. While her main practice is small animals, she has in the past worked with exotic hoofstock (such as deer).
She enjoys fishing and computer games, horseback riding and photography! Dr. Ruple lives in Keller with her husband Clinton and twins Noah and Eli. They share their home with 2 cats, “Ivan” and “Mango” and a miniature dachshund, “Duncan”.
Linzee Prill, D.V.M.
Dr. Linzee Prill graduated from Decatur High School and attended Tarleton State University during under-graduate studies before graduating from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.
Experience in mixed animal practice as well as emergency and critical care, Dr. Prill has special interests in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Prill shares her home with her husband, Travis; heeler or heeler-mix dogs: Blue, Ears and Shorty, Millie a cocker spaniel and two horses. She enjoys agility training her dogs, riding horses, working out and remodeling houses.
Lisa Walsh, D.V.M.
Dr. Lisa Walsh originates from Dodge City, Kansas. She played basketball for 2 years at Dodge City Community College before attending Kansas State University, where she graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. After graduation, Dr. Walsh practiced in Illinois and Virginia before moving to Texas in 2009.
She enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine, but has a particular interest in educating pet owners about preventative medicine so their pets can live longer and healthier lives.
Dr. Walsh lives in Keller with her husband, 2 daughters, a pack of chihuahuas, and a budgie named Doggy. She enjoys gardening, being active and Starbucks!
Ludy Callahan, LVT – Practice Manager
Ludy holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California Davis in Animal Science and has been in the veterinary field since 1988. After working almost every position, she became a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) in 1993. Later in 1999, she focused on practice management joining the Parkside team in 2008. She loves teaching technical skills and working with our clients and patients in addition to her management duties.
Often seen with a French Bulldog in tow, Ludy, also has a Bull Mastiff, a mutt, a Pitty, and 2 cats. She lives on a small farm with her husband, 2 sons, a small herd of American Bison, 9 horses and of course chickens.