drhogueAshley Hogue, DVM

Dr. Hogue opened PREMIER Veterinary Hospital to care for pets that so greatly enrich our lives. She is a 2009 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. She has also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Bio-Medical Science and Master Degree in Epidemiology, both from Texas A&M University. She enjoys emergency and critical care medicine and practices in the DFW area on the weekends. She has an interest in pain management, internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Hogue is proud to offer Tyler, TX with the excellence of care in veterinary medicine.

Professional Associations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA)
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS)
  • American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
  • East Texas Veterinary Medical Association (ETVMA)

kaitlynKaitlyn, Office Manager

Kaitlyn is from Longview, Texas. She has her associate’s degree in arts, and is working towards becoming a licensed Veterinary Practice Manager. She joined our team in January of 2015, and enjoys helping take care of all of the patients, clients, and staff members. She is the proud mama of a black Labrador named Emma, and a pitbull named Eva. In her spare time Kaitlyn enjoys teaching dance and twirling, traveling, and spending time with her husband David, friends and family.


Erin, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Erin is from Illinois, and is currently residing in Centerville, TX. She has been a veterinary technician for 13 years, and attended the Bel-Rea Institute for Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado. She is the proud mom a few different foster cats as well as two dogs; Sid a border collie mix and a one eyed Chihuahua named Tilly. In her spare time, Erin enjoys horseback riding, working on her house, and spending quiet down time on her front porch.


Justin Merril Bio PicJustin, Veterinary Technician Assistant / Animal and Hospital Care Attendant

Justin is from Hallsville, Texas and is in his final year at UT Tyler where he is earning his bachelor’s degree in Biology and has plans to become a physician’s assistant. He has worked in the veterinary field since 2012 and is very excited to be a part of the Premier Veterinary Hospital team. He is the proud owner of a Chihuahua named Maverick. In his spare time, Justin likes to spend time with his twin brother Josh, family and friends.


Alicia, Veterinary Technician

Alicia hails from the Land of Enchantment, moving to Tyler from Albuquerque, NM. She graduated with dual Bachelor degrees in Chemistry and Biological Anthropology from the University of New Mexico and hopes to pursue a professional career in healthcare. She has been working in veterinary medicine since 2011 and has gained many hours of experience working with furry pets of all kinds, from pocket pets to wolves. When not working to improve the lives of her patients, she enjoys relaxing at home with her border collie Maggie, puggle Subaru, and boyfriend Adam.


Shelby, Veterinary Technician

Shelby Carroll is originally from Houston, TX, and currently resides in Henderson. She has worked in the Veterinary Industry for 8 years, and has been a veterinary technician for 4 years. She and her husband Justin have been married for 2 years, and have five children between them: Caleb, Wyatt, Mackenzi, Makayla, and Kyle. Shelby is an avid dog lover, and the proud mom of a Doberman named Domino and a Jack Russell Terrier named Harley. In her spare time, Shelby enjoys spending time hunting, fishing, grilling, playing pool, remodeling her home, country dancing with her husband and spending time with her family.


Jasmine, Animal and Hospital Care Attendant

Jasmine is from Tyler, Texas and is currently attending Tyler Junior College to earn her veterinarian technician degree. She joined our team in June 2017, and is looking forward to taking care of your pets. She loves spending time with animals, and is very excited to learn more about the veterinary field. In her spare time, Jasmine enjoys playing soccer and hanging out with friends.


Josh, Animal and Hospital Care Attendant

Josh is from Fort Worth, Texas, and recently moved to Tyler. He joined our team in September 2017, and is looking forward to taking care of your pets. He has been working with animals for over 3 years, and has a Russian Blue Mix feline of his own named Katniss. In his spare time, Josh enjoys taking long bike rides, spending time with nature and photography, and watching movies with his cat!


Mary, Animal and Hospital Care Attendant

Mary is from Whitehouse, TX, and is currently enrolled as a senior at Whitehouse High school. She joined our team in October of 2017, and is looking forward to taking care of you and your pets. Mary has a passion for animals, and is excited to learn more about the veterinary field. After she graduates high school, she plans to attend Tyler Junior College. In her spare time, Mary enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and drawing.


HannahBethany, Groomer

Bethany is from Tyler, TX, and has a passion for grooming. She joined our team in December 2015 and loves working with dogs to make them beautiful and feel better. In her spare time she enjoys going to the zoo, park, or Science Discovery place with her 2 year old daughter, Kyndall.


Jessica, Client Care Specialist

Jessica is from Livingston, Texas, and has lived in Tyler for 3 years now. She joined our team in September 2017, and is looking forward to greeting you and your pets as well as grooming them. She has been a groomer for over 2 years and is professionally trained in grooming. Jessica has a passion for animals big and small, and in her free time enjoys trying new things and finding new ways to show off her creativity!