Dr. Judd Johnston
Dr. Johnston was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, and attended Baylor University. After graduating, he worked as a high school science teacher and basketball coach. While teaching, Dr. Johnston felt the call to pursue veterinary medicine and attended Texas A&M University in College Station. After graduation, he practiced medicine at a five doctor hospital in North Dallas and, in 2016, he became the proud owner of Towne Center Animal Hospital. Dr. Johnston likes blending his teaching background with his veterinary training to educate pet owners about the health of their animals. While he enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, his special interests include dentistry and surgery.
To relax, he enjoys fishing, playing sports, and is an avid reader. He is happily married to his wife, Lauren, and they recently welcomed a little baby boy into their lives. His family also includes a lively Labradoodle named Helen (named after his Nana). He and his wife have five nieces they love to spoil and three nephews they enjoy getting into trouble with. In addition, Dr. Johnston has an identical twin brother who is also a veterinarian in Waco, Texas and a brother-in-law who is a veterinarian in Lufkin, Texas.
Dr. Jiar Chang
Dr. Jiar Chang has an equal and genuine love for medicine and people. Dr. Chang completed her Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Veterinary Technology in Puerto Rico and obtained her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She served in the US Army for eight years and held leadership positions in organizations throughout her professional development. She has served 3rd world counties providing public health, helping with infrastructure, and working on the prevention of Tuberculosis on Asian elephants. In addition, Dr. Chang has been exposed to emergency veterinary medicine allowing her to obtain skills and knowledge to address for unexpected health issues in small animals. Dr. Chang enjoys helping clients achieve optimal level of wellness for their pets by means of communication and education. She customizes comprehensive treatment plans and goals on an individual basis. Her professional interests include small animal medicine, soft tissue surgeries, and preventive medicine.
When not at work, Dr. Chang enjoys traveling, outreach programs, cooking, hiking, paintball, dancing, and expanding her personal development and leadership. She also enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her furry-four legged kids. Dr. Chang has a warmth and gentle nature which makes her endearing and popular with clients.
Jennifer is originally from a small town in South West Texas called Ozona (population of 3,225!). After finishing high school, she attended University of North Texas and then studied nursing at Howard College in San Angelo, TX.
Jennifer has always had a big heart for animals which is what led her to join the team at Towne Center Animal Hospital.
She enjoys forming long-lasting relationships with both owners and pets at our hospital.
In her free time, Jennifer likes to relax and read a good book and also get a good workout in. Jennifer has a Chihuahua/rat terrier mix named Sadie. Jennifer says she is the best dog in the world and loves to be called “Sadie Bug”!
Susan grew up in Walnut Creek, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. After graduating from Northgate High School, Susan attended Capernwray Bible College in Julian, California. Prior to her animal healthcare career, Susan worked as a seamstress for a children’s clothing designer.
Susan loves spending her free time gardening. She misses her days in Cali, as her green thumb came easier in the California climate than it does here in Texas. Susan also loves to sew.
Susan is married to Doug and has 5 children and 3 grandchildren. Her family also consists of 3 felines who hog the bed and a houseful of long haired Chihuahuas she loves dearly.
Jordan was born in Killeen, Texas. She attended Northwest High School and then received her veterinary assistant certification from Animal Behavior College.
Jordan loves to build relationships with the many fur babies she works with each day and their owners.
When she’s not working, she loves to be outdoors doing things like spending time on the lake, enjoying her family or entertaining her dogs.
Jordan and her husband Cody have three dogs: Dallas, Chinook and Skylar.
Each of their three children have quite unique personalities bringing lots of laughter and fun to their family each day.