Get To Know Our Team
Our purpose is helping pets and the people that love them
Dr. Chris Dietrich
Veterinarian / Owner
Dr. Chris Dietrich and his wife, Michelle, dreamed of starting a veterinary practice for years and finally made the leap of faith in 2020. After looking all over DFW for the ideal space, they decided to open in their hometown of Colleyville, TX. truBOND Veterinary Center is their dream come true.
As a practicing veterinarian, Dr. Dietrich enjoys surgery and is passionate about dentistry and heartworm prevention. Clients see him as comforting, informative, and thorough. They appreciate the time he spends explaining and answering questions.
Dr. Dietrich received his undergraduate degree in chemistry and biology from Baylor University and his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Texas A&M University. Outside of truBOND, Dr. Dietrich and Michelle stay busy raising their 3 boys, spending time with their beloved dogs Rusty and Lucy, and volunteering in the community.
Finance / Marketing
Michelle Dietrich and her husband, Dr. Dietrich, are living a long-time dream with the opening of truBOND Veterinary Center. Michelle has always wanted to own a small business and she couldn’t be more excited to serve the community where she lives.
At truBOND, Michelle is in charge of both finance and marketing. She has experience in banking, IT, and commercial real-estate appraising prior to truBOND. Her favorite part of her current role is getting to meet new people and pets in the community
Michelle received a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and a Master in Business Administration both from the University of Texas at Arlington. Outside of truBOND, Michelle and Dr. Dietrich stay busy raising their 3 boys, spending time with their beloved dogs Rusty and Lucy, and volunteering in the community.
Ambrose plans to specialize in grooming terriers, poodles and double-coated breeds. Not only are they passionate about grooming but canine training as well. They hope to become a certified trainer, as well as a certified canine behavior consultant.
Away from work they love to spend time with their partner Corinthian and canine companion, Nova Scottia.
April loves educating pet parents on the care of their fur babies. She also enjoys working with patients in recovery from dental cleanings and surgeries. When working as a recovery nurse, she ensures that their recovery is smooth and that the pet parent is educated on home care after the procedure. She also spends time talking to them and giving them the love and attention, they deserve.
April and her husband have a heart for older pets and have adopted two geriatric dogs, Titan and Jola.
Elysa loves anesthesia and surgery. She is highly trained in inducing and maintaining anesthesia as well as surgery prep and assistance. Elysa is excited to continue growing her skill set by offering more advanced care at truBOND Veterinary Center.
When not at work, Elysa enjoys spending time with her family and her bagle (beagle and basset hound mix), Georgie.
Carina enjoys building relationships with new clients. She thrives on the moments when a client’s love and bond they have with their pet is evident.
Outside of work she enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her two Australian Cattle Dogs, Bella, and Mandu. She also loves opening up her home by fostering kittens.
In her free time, Cortnie enjoys spending quality time with her daughter and fiancé. She has two tuxedo cats Domino and Winston.
Bather / Kennel Assistant
Shaylan enjoys bathing and learning everything she can about animals. Her favorite part about her current role is relieving pets of their undercoat and watching how much more comfortable and happy they are afterward.
Shaylan has three ferrets, Spyro, Luka, and Loki as well as two dogs, Petey and Brady.
Aria is thrilled to be working at truBOND and is excited to learn everything there is to know about the veterinary field. Since the first day, she knew truBOND was the place she was meant to be. Aria says, “Dr. Dietrich and his staff have welcomed me into their work family and I am truly blessed to be here. I’m very excited to learn absolutely everything I can from the best people in veterinary medicine.”
Aria’s love for animals goes beyond cats and dogs and pours into wildlife where she is licensed as a rehabilitator through Texas Parks and Wildlife. The only thing she adores more than helping animals and their loving owners is her husband and their four children. Aria has 3 very large fur babies who complete her family.
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