Our Veterinarians

Our Veterinarians

Dr. FarringtonDr. Leigh Farrington, MS, DVM

Dr. Leigh Farrington was born in Ohio but spent most of her childhood growing up on a ranch in central Texas. She attended Texas A&M University, receiving a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science in 1996 and a master’s degree in epidemiology in 1999. For the next three years, Leigh worked in public health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. There she had the opportunity to participate in many public health investigations including anthrax and SARS. In 2003, Leigh decided to return to school to pursue her true calling in veterinary medicine. She attended veterinary school at Cornell University in New York, graduating with her DVM degree in 2007. She then went on to complete a post-doctoral internship at a busy emergency and referral practice in Vienna, Virginia.  In 2008 Leigh returned to Texas to work at a 24-hour clinic where she practiced primary care, emergency and critical care medicine, surgery and ultrasound. Leigh currently shares her home in Grand Prairie with 3 dogs and 2 cats.  Her interests include ultrasound, emergency and critical care, internal medicine and neurology.


Dr. M. RouquetteDr. Melissa Rouquette, DVM

Dr. Melissa Rouquette was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science in 2000 then went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2004. While attending veterinary school, she met and married one of her classmates, Toby Rouquette, in January of 2004. After graduation, they both moved to Mansfield, Texas so Melissa could pursue a job at a 24 hour emergency/critical care facility where she practiced primary care and emergency/critical care medicine and surgery for the next six years. Melissa and Toby have a home outside of Cleburne, Texas where they raise registered and commercial Angus cattle. Melissa and Toby have a son named Cullen and share their home with a Border Collie; Aiden, two Heeler mixes; Mia and Hannah, and a domestic shorthair cat named Bailey. Her professional interests include emergency/critical care medicine, soft tissue surgery, endoscopy, and feline medicine.


Dr. T. RouquetteDr. Toby Rouquette, DVM

Dr. Toby Rouquette was born and raised in Rockport, TX. His experience growing up on a small ranch nurtured his dream to become a veterinarian. After graduating high school in 1996 he headed to Texas A&M to pursue veterinary medicine where he majored in Animal Science. He was accepted into the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in the spring of 2000 to be a part of the graduating class of 2004. While in veterinary school, he met and married a classmate, Melissa Thetford, in January 2004. In May of 2004 they both completed veterinary school and moved to Mansfield, TX where Melissa could pursue a job at a 24 hour emergency/critical care facility. Toby had planned on practicing large animal medicine in veterinary school but ended up taking a job at another 24 hour facility in order to have a similar schedule to his wife. He then spent three years as an overnight emergency/critical care doctor in Fort Worth before changing hospitals to practice emergency medicine alongside Melissa. Prior to joining AEHM Toby worked as Chief of Staff at an urgent care facility in Fort Worth. Toby and his wife have built a home outside of Cleburne, TX where they raise registered and commercial Angus cattle. Melissa and Toby have a son named Cullen and share their home with a Border Collie; Aiden, two Heeler mixes; Mia and Hannah, and a domestic shorthair cat named Bailey. His interests include emergency and critical care medicine as well as soft tissue surgery.


Daniels WebDr. Cody Daniels, DVM

Dr. Cody Daniels was born and raised in East Texas. He developed an interest in veterinary medicine at an early age thanks to being raised on a ranch and volunteering with a local humane society. He attended Texas A&M University for undergraduate studies in Animal Science and went on to earn a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M in 2011. Dr. Daniels has worked in emergency/critical care medicine in the Dallas area since graduation and joined the AEHM family in 2013. Dr. Daniels lives in Mansfield with his wife Michaela and their dogs Sasha, Simba, Neo, and Delta, and their snake, Monty. His professional interests include soft tissue surgery, ultrasound, and emergency/critical care medicine.




Jung WebDr. Christina Jung, DVM

Dr. Christina Jung is from Arlington, TX. She attended Texas A&M where she earned a bachelor’s degree in BioMedical Science in 1988 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1992. She first practiced small animal medicine on Galveston Island. She then joined a small animal emergency hospital in San Antonio in 1994. She and her son moved to Arlington in 2013 to be close to the rest of the family. She is enjoying being part of the Animal Emergency Hospital of Mansfield. Christina enjoys spending time with her son, reading, and traveling. She shares her home with several dogs and cats. Her professional interests include emergency medicine and internal medicine.




Dr. Norris WebDr. Jennifer Norris, DVM

Dr. Jennifer Norris is a graduate of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Her focus in vet school was emergency medicine and she worked at a busy 24 hour emergency vet hospital in Fort Worth before joining the AEHM team. Jennifer enjoys every aspect of emergency medicine from the more challenging DKA (diabetic ketoacidosis) to the simple laceration repair, and she prides herself on patient and client care. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Daniel, and they have three feather babies; two cockatiels, Party Bird “PB” and Alex, along with a lovebird named Dewey. In her spare time Jennifer loves to crochet, work in the garden and travel.

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