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.


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.


Kitrina, Veterinary Technician

Kitrina is from Hawkins, Texas. She started her Vet Tech career in April of 2015. She has found this field to be rewarding and personally fulfilling. She is diligent and hardworking both in the hospital and out of it. Kitrina is the proud owner of several rescue pups, cats, ferrets and goats. Her household is full of love and diversity! She is also a full time mother to two beautiful girls who always keep her humbled.  She hopes to one day have her own mini farm with chickens and horses added along with baby goats. In her spare time, Kitrina enjoys photography, being outside, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, and gardening.


Giovanni, Veterinary Technician

Giovanni has been working in the Veterinary Healthcare field since early 2012. He started back in 2005 volunteering with local humane societies in Louisiana and Alabama. Giovanni has acquired several years of his experience working directly in veterinary medicine. He has such a drive and passion in a career that is so very rewarding to him. His medical interests include emergency and critical care. His family has a grey tabby cat named Thomas. In his spare time, Giovanni enjoys being active with activities such as boating, soccer, being on or near the water, hiking, biking the outdoors as well as spending time with friends and 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!


Joi, Groomer / Animal and Hospital Care Attendant

Bio coming soon…


Bayli, Animal and Hospital Care Attendant

Bayli is from Dallas, TX but is currently enjoying living in Mineola. She has a degree in psychology from the University of North Texas. She has had the pleasure of working with animals for the past 5 years. Bayli has two dogs named Everette and Obi who she loves spending time with. Bayli enjoys soccer, rock climbing, and being outdoors.


Delaney, Client Care Specialist

Delaney is originally from Portland, Oregon and has recently moved to Tyler. She is currently earning a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. She is new to the veterinary field but greatly enjoys it and is excited to be learning so many new things. Delaney has a dog named Quincey and a cat named Mackerel. When she is not at work, Delaney enjoys spending time with family and her pets, reading, hiking, and camping.