Our Practice

We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Midland, TX. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suites, dental suites, and a pharmacy. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of your pet's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. We also serve Greenwood, Odessa, Tanglewood, Barberdale, Kelview Heights, and Claydesta Plaza.

  • Dr. Sophie Gleeson


    Dr. Gleeson grew up in Australia and moved to the US to start high school. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in animal science from Texas A&M and her veterinary degree from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, with her clinical training completed at Louisiana State. Prior to attending veterinary school, Dr. Gleeson worked as a veterinary technician in Florida for 2 years. Dr. Gleeson spent time in equine and mixed animal practice and worked in McKinney before joining Cross Timbers AMC.
    Growing up on a farm, Dr. Gleeson always knew she wanted to become a veterinarian. Her love for animals both large and small, treating their ailments and helping with their care allowed her to get experience early on in life.
    Dr. Gleeson’s areas of interest are internal medicine, geriatrics, and preventative care.

    When Dr. Gleeson isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her 2 Doberman Pinchers, Zoe and Zappa. Dr. Gleeson has horses that she enjoys riding in her free time.

  • Dr. Lynn Johnson


    Dr. Lynn Johnson is a native Texan and was born in Midland but grew up in the Jackson, Mississippi area. She is a 1990 graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has practiced small animal medicine, surgery and dentistry for 31 years. Dr. Johnson is residency trained with both the American Veterinary Dental College and the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and for the past 12 years she owned Advanced Animal Dental Care and provided referral dentistry services to the Jackson, MS, and surrounding area. Dr. Johnson is now the Medical Director at Shannon Animal Hospital in Midland, TX. She and her husband, Tim, have 3 children, a son-in-law, two dogs and a grandbaby on the way in March of 2022.

  • Monique

    Hospital Manager

    Monique has been with Shannon Animal Hospital since 2007. She has three children and two grandsons that she enjoys spending time with. Besides her love of animals, she enjoys travel!

  • Rachel

    Vet/Dental Assistant

    Rachel takes care of our cat ward and does a large part of our dental cleanings. She has taken several veterinary technician courses at Midland College. She enjoys bike riding and her seven dachshunds. She has two amazing children, Arwen and Ethan.

  • Courtney

    Vet Assistant

    Courtney started working at Shannon in April 2019 as a receptionist and ask to be moved to the back to work as a technician to get more experience with the animals. She is currently enrolled in a animal behavior college veterinary assistant/technician program. Once she finishes her internship she hopes to help with surgery/dentals. Courtney grew up in Midland and went Texas Tech University and then moved back home to be near family and her boyfriend, Hunter. In  her free time she likes to hunt, spend time at the lake and be with family and friends. Obviously, she love hanging with her fur babies, Charlotte, Payton and Paxton.

  • Neveah Watson

    Vet Assistant / Surgery Tech

    Growing up, she always had some kind of pet which is why she decided to get into Veterinary. She loves all animals large or small. Dogs and cats are so special to her because they show a different kind of love no matter the kind of day you have, they are always there waiting for you to love on them. She wants to continue to grow in the veterinary field to be able to return the love to animals by simply caring for them in all their needs and making sure they are as happy and healthy as possible.

  • Murphy

    Kennel Assistant

    Murphy joined the team in December 2020. He enjoys spending time with his four kids and girlfriend. Outside of work he enjoys sports, fishing, hunting, and really anything to do with the outdoors. He has three dogs that he loves along with taking care of all the adorable animals that come into Shannon Animal Hospital.

  • Liz


    Elizabeth (Liz) has been with us since 2005. She is originally from Lamesa. She worked for Midland Memorial Hospital’s surgery unit for ten years before applying to work for us. At the time, she thought she was going to interview for work at a private M.D.’s office. We are glad she came on in for the interview. She has been a receptionist for us since 2004. She and her husband, Toni, have one daughter, Rebecca.

  • Stephanie


    Stephanie joined us in 2014. Her bilingual skills help us at the reception desk. She is one of the few employees we have that does not own a half dozen dogs or cats. The need to having something demanding her attention is well met, however, as she is called “Mom” by over a dozen children and is an active grandmother and aunt to many more. For two years, she co-owned Boomer’s.

  • Hillary


    Hillary joined Shannon hospital in early 2021. She is a mother to 4 amazing kids who keep her busy and involved with their sports. In Hillary’s spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.