North Plano Animal Hospital

North Plano Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Plano, TX. The professional and courteous staff at North Plano Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. North Plano Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Plano and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how North Plano Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours: (214) 547-9900
  • Marijean Grunewald, DVM, Owner

    Dr. Marijean Grunewald graduated from Texas A&M University’s college of Veterinary Medicine in 1985.  Upon graduation, she worked first in Arlington, and then in Irving.  In July of 1994, Dr. Grunewald opened North Plano Animal Hospital.  Dr. Grunewald has a special interest in medicine and surgery of the dog and cat.  Through her work with Greyhounds Unlimited, she has developed a special interest in the greyhound breed.  Dr. Grunewald was recently named “Best of Dallas, Neighborhood Vets” in D magazine.  Dr. Grunewald is active in the local community and has spoken several times at local schools on the topic of veterinary medicine.  She recently served on the Board of the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association  for 7 years and the Board of the Emergency Animal Hospital of Collin County for 4 years.
  • Ryan Price, DVM

    Dr. Ryan Price spent his early childhood in northern Indiana (Go Irish!) where his interest and love for animals began.  He later moved to Texas with his family.  Dr. Price attended Texas A&M University (Gig 'em!) where he received a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science in 1997 and graduated from the college of Veterinary Medicine in 2001.  He met his wife Molly in veterinary school.  She also practices in the Dallas area.  They have a son named Matthew, a daughter named Hallie, a cat named Quincey and a Golden Retriever named Reggie.  Away from work, Dr. Price enjoys spending time with his family, playing or watching basketball, and is an active member of Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church.  His special interests include cardiology, dermatology, and soft tissue surgery.
  • Christine Deeke, DVM

    Dr. Christine Deeke graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2011 and joined North Plano Animal Hospital soon thereafter.  Her special interests include dentistry, neurology, and internal medicine.  Dr. Deeke and her husband, Chris, have four miniature Dachshunds:  Layla, Diesel, Viper and Cruz.  She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and the American Veterinary Dental Society.  In her free time, Dr. Deeke enjoys spending time with her husband, the Dallas Mavericks (lifetime fan!), boxing, interior decorating, and baking.
  • David Dailey, Practice Manager

    David Dailey has been with us since 2004. He has worked in animal care since the mid-60's. He truly enjoys working with the great staff here at NPAH. One of his favorite activities is tree spotting with his lovely wife Carolyn.
  • Tammy Diaz , BS ,RVT

    Tammy has been working with animals since 1998 and joined North Plano Animal Hospital in 2004. She received her B.S. in Animal Science from Tarleton State University in 2000 then received her A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology from Cedar Valley College in 2002. Tammy is great with the patients, especially the cats! She enjoys working with the staff here so much that she married Daniel, who is one of our groomers. They are proud parents of a beautiful girl and a handsome boy. Her family includes dogs (Lulu and Quassi) and cats (Norman and Mabel).
  • Stephanie Carroll, Veterinary Assistant

    Stephanie started working with animals in 2002 and joined our team in 2006. The last hospital she was employed at did not see her potential and we are fortunate she knocked on our door. The cutest bulldog in the world lives at Stephanie's house and his name is Hugo! She enjoys running, football, and beach vacations.
  • Tiffany Cronn, Veterinary Assistant

    Tiffany has been with us since 2007. She has recently been moved to a technician position after doing such a fantastic job in the kennel and as a receptionist. She brings a ray of sunshine to work every day.  She has a cat named Kari and a dog named Bella.
  • Alyssa Phifer, Veterinary Assistant

    Alyssa joined North Plano Animal Hospital in 2011.  She has worked in small animal veterinary clinics since 2004, in both Plano and Stillwater, Oklahoma and received a B.S. degree in Animal Science from OSU in 2009.  Alyssa has loved animals since childhood and has a special affection for dogs.  She is the proud parent of her daughter, Brittany Ann and has two dogs (Tank and Battery) and two horses (Dixie and BB)
  • Nicole Barnett, Reception Staff

    Nicole has been with us since 2002 and has been working in the veterinary field since 1998. She has one dog at home named Ada Grace, is a new wife and proud mom! Nicole does an excellent job keeping the front office running smoothly and is a go-to person on almost everything. Ada likes coming to work for client and staff entertainment.
  • Amanda McClure, Reception Staff

    Amanda has been with us since 2007 and involved with veterinary medicine since 2002. She received her BA in Psychology from UTD in 2009. She has two cats at home, Ainsley and Toby, and three horses named Orion, Karma, and Gypsy Rose.
  • Delilah Ray, Reception Staff

    Delilah has worked in the veterinary field since 2007 and joined our team in March of 2010. She finds comfort in helping people and their animals. Delilah is always ready to give outstanding service to our patients and clients. She is the proud mom of two sons and they have two cats at home named "Peyton" and "Eli". Her favorite season is basketball and she loves cheering on the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Jennifer Gertenbach, Kennel Staff

    Jennifer became a proud member of our NPAH team in May of 2011.  She has a dog named Livvy and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
  • Diego Cabrera-Romo, Kennel Staff

    Diego started working with us in January of 2013. He values spending time with his dogs Luna and Rico. Diego also enjoys taking care of horses and playing basketball.
  • Courtney Lane, Grooming Staff

    Courtney has been with us since 1997 and has 4 dogs: Lollipop, Paddi, Tilly and Franzl. She also has a cat named Jigsaw. Her grooming skills are top notch and she keeps us laughing all the time.
  • Daniel Diaz, Grooming Staff

    Daniel has been with us since 2004. He likes to be referred to as Daniel Scissorhands.  He is the Daniel that married our Tammy and is the proud father of a little girl and baby boy. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his two dogs, Lulu and Quassi, and two cats, Norman and Mabel.