Our Veterinarians


Carlyn Smallwood, DVM

Dr. Carlyn Smallwood is a Texas resident with her Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University. She has been practicing in the greater Austin area for the last seven years and before that enjoyed mixed animal practice in southwest Texas. Dr. Smallwood loves being a small animal general practitioner but has special interests in Soft tissue surgery, Theriongenology, and practicing Fear Free medicine. Dr. Smallwood lives with her husband, her children Alexandra “Alex”, Lucas and Samantha, along with two dogs Master Splinter and Loki The Trickster (pictured) plus a DSH Maximus (would not cooperate for photo ;)). Dr. Smallwood loves to grow vegetables, stay active with HIIT and spend time relaxing with the family.

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Daryl Neans, DVM

Daryl Neans is a Central Texas native – he grew up just a few miles from where Central Texas Animal Hospital stands today. He completed his undergraduate work at Southwest Texas State University (now TSU) and at Texas A&M. He graduated from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980 and then began his practice in Pflugerville.

Lacy Parson, DVM

Dr. Lacy Parson is a Texas native with a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science from Southwest Texas State University (now TSU). She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. She has several special interests in feline medicine, canine medicine, and improving the human-animal bond. Dr. Parson is originally from Brownwood, Texas. She eventually made her way back to Austin, Texas to live with her husband Jon and their cat Mr. Butters (affectionately known as Butterball). Dr. Parson and her husband love painting and camping. They are avid foodies and also musicians! Dr. Parson’s other passions include being crafty, cooking, grilling, writing books, and graphic design.


Cammie Teliha, DVM

Dr. Teliha is a graduate of Texas A&M University (BS, Biomedical Science)and Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine (BS and DVM). She has been practicing in and around there Austin area for over 20 years, and has been helping out at Central Texas Animal Hospital when needed since 2014. Dr.Teliha loves working with all the small animals, but has special interests in internal medicine, and therapies to reduce acute and chronic pain in our four-legged companions. Dr. Teliha is married to Peter, a Battalion Chief in the Austin Fire Department. They have 2 sons, Jordan and Caden, 3 dogs, and many fish (goldfish and koi). Dr. Teliha loves being outside as much as the Texas weather will allow, traveling with her family, gardening, and reading.