Meet Our Team
The staff of Green Oaks North Pet Hospital are chosen for their professionalism, compassion, and love of animals. Our compassionate and caring team of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, receptionists, administrative staff, and animal care specialists are committed to bringing you the very best in comprehensive veterinary care for your pets.
Dr. Brad Hulka, DVM
Veterinarian / Owner
Graduated from Texas A&M in 1998, earning his degree in Veterinary Medicine. He joined our staff at Green Oaks North Pet Hospital in 1998 and purchased the clinic in early 2010. He is passionate about making a difference in veterinary care, focusing on the quality of life for all animals. When he is not at the clinic, Dr. Hulka can be found riding his road bike with his wife Katie. He also enjoys hiking with his dogs, Happy and Stella, and Rhett, and watching Aggie football. Dr. Hulka is a member of the Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Hulka is pictured here with, ‘Marley,’ one of our regular boarding pets. Photo Cred. www.menarystudio.com
Practice Manager / Licensed Veterinary Technician
Laura joined our team in April 2011. She graduated from Cedar Valley College Veterinary Technician program and is Fear Free certified. With a previous background in education and science from UNT, learning is something she enjoys and continues to do. Laura loves to teach and she trains all of our medical team members in the ways of Green Oaks North Pet Hospital. She is a fixture within the practice and exudes great compassion for our patients and clients. Laura and her husband, Kurt, have 2 dogs and a cat, all seniors. They love to travel and explore new places whenever possible.
Laura pictured here with, ‘Marley,’ one of our regular boarding pets! Photo Cred. www.menarystudio.com
Karlie has been in the veterinary field since 2014 and joined Green Oaks in July of 2020. Her passion for animals of all shapes and sizes continues to grow every day. When she is not working, you can usually find her gaming, at a car meet/skatepark or adventuring with her husband – Stephen, and their 4 animals; Gage (Aussie), Xur (Maine coon), BB (potbelly pig), and Izzy (Savannah monitor).
Originally from Louisiana; Cathy joined our team in August of 2019. She has a degree in Family and Child Studies. However, Cathy stumbled into the veterinary field shortly after graduating in 2012. She is driven by her compassion for animals and love of learning. In her free time she loves spending time with her boyfriend – Josh, and their two pets; a spoiled kitty named Melvin and a goofy Husky named Nero!
Cathy is pictured here with, ‘Ossy,’ one of our regular Doggie Daycare Pets.
Katie joined us in October 2021. She enjoys spending time with family and her menagerie of animals that consists of dogs, cats, horses, goats, and a donkey. She loves all things Disney and can often be found watching Disney movies. She is a graduate of Texas A & M.
Tiffanie joined Green Oaks in September of 2021. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Korean. She completed her pre-vet requisites in 2020 and is applying to veterinary school next year. In the meantime, she is gaining experience, exposure, and learning the ropes of the veterinary industry. Having grown up in the restaurant industry she is a manager by night at her parents’ restaurant. In her free time, she likes to study, watch movies, and spend time with her 2 cats Smoky and Azuki.
Celeste joined us in January of 2022. She graduated from Texas A&M in Commerce with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. She plans to attend graduate school in hopes to receive a DVM. Away from the clinic, she spends the majority of her time on the family ranch. She also enjoys watching Veterinarian TV shows and taking her pets, Storm, Samantha & Luna, on adventures.
Customer Care Specialist
Ace joined us in February 2021. They are a graduate of Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy where they studied music and performed in the mariachi! They are new to the veterinary field and are enjoying learning all about how to take care of your pets. When not at the clinic, they can be found going on adventures with their dog Cinnamon Bun or playing with their rats Biscuit and Gravey.
Nayeli joined Green Oaks North in September of 2021. Her goal is the be a future veterinary technician. Her love for animals grew as she got older but her big inspiration came from her cat, Mololo. In Nayeli’s free time, she explores new places in Texas with her boyfriend, as they just moved from New Jersey. She also loves to cook and bake!
Darrell was born and raised in Grand Prairie and has been a part of our team since March of 2011. After 22+ years working in the United States Postal Service, he now dedicates his time and energy to taking care of our kennel area. With all of Darrell’s tinkering skills he has also become our handyman. We are happy to have Darrell ‘Santa’ as one of our valuable team members.
Darrell pictured here with ‘Max,’ one of our regular boarding pets! Photo Cred. www.menarystudio.com
Animal Care Coordinator
Bennett joined the Green Oaks North Pet Hospital team in January of 2022. After graduating in 2019, he completed 3 semesters at the University of Texas at Arlington as a Communication Technology major before redirecting his path to becoming a Certified Veterinary Assistant. When he isn’t at the clinic, he is either filming his overdramatized adventures with friends or taking care of his 2 turtles “BEELZEBUB” and “scratch” with the help of his tuxedo cat named “Cas