If you live in Cypress or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further than Cypress Veterinary Hospital. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.
Meet our Veterinary Team
Ricardo A. Caballero, DVM
Dr. Ricardo A. Caballero is a 1988 graduate. He passed his National Board exams at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and continued his training, education, and clinical experience at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in West Lafayette, Indiana. He has worked in the greater Houston and Kingwood areas for several years caring for small animals.
Dr. Caballero has a diverse background in canine and feline veterinary medicine. He has strong interests in wellness care, as well as emergency medicine, critical care, laser surgery, cold laser therapy, and alternative herbal cancer therapy.
He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and an active member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical care society (VECCS). Dr. Caballero also holds additional memberships in the Harris County Veterinary Medicine Association (HCVMA), the Association of Feline Practitioners, and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA).
Dr. Caballero values his relationships with his clients and patients, and he treats each pet as if they were his own. Dr. Caballero looks forward to providing quality care for you and your four-legged family members.
James West, DVM
Dr. West is an Associate Veterinarian at Cypress Veterinary Hospital. He graduated from Texas A&M University of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 and came to work at Cypress Veterinary Hospital in early 2019.
He has a strong background in wellness and primary care with an interest in feline medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), and Harris County Veterinary Medicine Association (HCVMA).
In his downtime, Dr. West appreciates reading, painting, and playing games with friends. He lives with his one cat, Tempest, who asks for more than enough attention from him.
Erin Richards, DVM
Dr. Erin Richards is an associate veterinarian at Cypress Veterinary Hospital. She completed both her undergraduate and veterinary education at Texas A&M University, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in 2015 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. She joined the team at Cypress Veterinary Hospital in early 2020. Her professional interests include client education, feline medicine, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Richards currently resides in Cypress with her husband, a high school social studies teacher. Together they have two cats, Colonel Sanders and Tater Tot, and two dogs, Nellie and Rigby. In her spare time, she enjoys running, camping, spending time with her family in Katy, and cheering on the Aggies and Astros.
Jodi Osgood, LVT
Jodi has always wanted to work with animals growing up, and she was adamant about pursuing a veterinary career. She started when she was fifteen as a volunteer with her local shelter before attending and graduating with honors from the veterinary technology program at Lone Star College. Jodi passed her exams in 2003 to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician and has spent the last 16 years in a variety of practices. She has worked in small animal medicine, equine medicine, and, more recently, specialty surgical medicine as a surgical scrub and anesthesia technician for a large specialty hospital.
With nearly 20 + years of experience in the veterinary industry, she turned to her second passion - leadership. With lots of experience in leadership rolls over the years, Jodi was very excited to be given the opportunity as a Practice Manager for Cypress Veterinary Hospital.
When not at the hospital, Jodi enjoys her time at home with hubby, Ryan, and their dogs, cats, and a multitude of fish. She likes to write and paint in her spare time; Jodi even has some of her original art hanging in her office.
Favorite Quote: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Angela began here in February of 2006 as a volunteer after graduating from Penn Foster and becoming a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She was hired in February 2006 and has worked her way to the position of Front Office Manager which she presently holds.
She has 3 children, 2 grandchildren, and five dogs, two of which were acquired from hurricane Ike. She loves her job, always has a smile and is compassionate for all of the pets and clients. During her free time, she enjoys her fitness class, yard work and going to lunch every Thursday with her mother.
Yvette joined Cypress Veterinary Hospital in July 2020 as the Technician Supervisor. She has had years of technical experience in veterinary medicine including small animal medicine, large animal medicine, wildlife rehab, exotic animal medicine, and emergency medicine.
Yvette started in veterinary medicine as a volunteer for the Atlanta Wildlife Animal Rescue effort before continuing to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She met Dr. Delong, DVM at her local church and was hired for her first veterinary job as an equine technician. She knew she always loved working with animals but on her journey she found that she loved working with people as well. In her spare time Yvette loves spending time with her family including boyfriend Robert, daughter Nadine, son Nehemia and her rescue dog Rudy. Yvette loves to attend church, talk with her family in Atlanta and has a special fondness for her Aloe plants.
Tiphanie is a customer service professional who brings years of experience from a wide array of industries to our front desk team. A Texas native, Tiphanie attended college and graduated with a degree in Mortuary Science which led her to work as a funeral services attendant where she gained valuable experience in helping people through difficult times with compassion and understanding. Tiphanie’s professional experience also includes time spent working at a canine training facility where she learned valuable skills and knowledge about animal behavior. Outside of work, Tiphanie enjoys playing video games, researching horror-genres of entertainment and folklore, and reading books like Stephen King’s The Shining, Linwood Barclay’s A Noise Downstairs, and Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train, as well as spending time with her cats, Ginger and Salem.
Favorite Quote: “This inhuman place creates human monsters.” -Stephen King, The Shining
Caile has four years of experience as a customer service representative for several local veterinary clinics before joining the CVH team. Caile has had horses and other animals all her life and she really enjoys working with different species. Her favorite animals to work on are exotics including monkeys, kangaroos, bearded dragons and other lizards.
Caile enjoys spending time with her daughter, especially outdoors. They love going to the pool and having fun adventures together like camping and riding four-wheelers.
Favorite Quote: "If you ain't first, you're last" - Ricky Bobby
Rachel grew up in Magnolia, TX, and recently graduated from the veterinary technology program at Lone Star College – Tomball. In addition to her education, Rachel spent several years working as a groomer where she learned to comfort pets during the scariest of times – a bath!
Rachel loves being a part of the Cypress Veterinary Hospital team because of how helpful, patient, friendly and knowledgeable her teammates are. When not at work, Rachel enjoys playing video games, reading Harry Potter books, watching YouTube videos, and spending time with her boyfriend and their cats – Hallow, Savannah and Anastasia.
Favorite Quote: “If we are all worms, be a glow-worm.” -Fortune cookie
Jennifer joins the CVH team with experience working in multiple high-volume hospitals that helped her gain valuable knowledge while maintaining calm under pressure. SHe enjoys the positive and supportive environment at CVH and looks forward to the ability to grow in her position.
Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, boyfriend and pets. Her favorite book is "Night" by Elie Wiesel. She currently has Adeline, a 5 year old Pomeranian, and Rosita, a 3 year old Chihuahua.
Favorite Quote: "Don't count the days, make the days count."
Sam is a graduate from PIMA's Veterinary Assistant program. He has two years as a veterinary assistant before joining the hospital staff at CVH. He enjoys the teamwork and comradery shared in the clinic and his primary goal is to create a pleasant experience for our clients and their pets.
Sam was born and raised in Houston, Texas before moving to Colorado for 7 years after high school. He enjoys photography, sports, and video games. Same as four dogs, Roxy a small terrier, Buddy a shnauzer/poodle mix, Bolt a pitbull/corgi mix, and Mama a chow mix.
Carlos joined the hospital staff at CVH with experience as a veterinary assistant. He attended Veterinary Technical Institute of Houston and graduated in 2017. Along with dogs and cats, Carlos has some experience working on horses, cattle, and some exotics.
Carlos was born in Corpus Christi and moved to Humble, Texas as a kid. He graduated from Humble High School before pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. In his free time he enjoys listening to Comedy, 1990's, and Classic Rock radio. He also loves spending time with his family, playing soccer and video games. Carlos has two dogs, Bandit and Zorro, and three cats, Kiki, Ash, and Fuli.