Caleb Hudson, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal), has been a surgeon at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas, since 2013. A native of Louisiana, he earned his veterinary degree from University of Missouri in 2007. He then completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery, a small animal surgery residency, and a master’s program at University of Florida, where he then spent a year on faculty. His interests include joint replacement, minimally invasive surgery, and wound management.
FUN FACT: Caleb thinks goats make great pets; his first pet was a Nubian goat he bottle-fed and raised from the time she was 2-weeks-old.
Karen Theresa Ellis, LVT, VTS (Surgery) is a surgery technical staff supervisor at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS) in Houston, Texas. She graduated from Palo Alto Veterinary Technology program in San Antonio, Texas, in 2003 and then joined GCVS as an operating room technician. In 2013, Karen obtained her VTS in surgery and has been part of the Academy of Veterinary Surgical Technicians executive board for the past 3 years. She served as president-elect in 2014 and president in 2015.
FUN FACT: Karen and her team members at GCVS are on a new National Geographic Wild television series called “Animal ER,” which premiered in September 2016.