Debbie White, D.V.M.
Dr. Debbie White grew up in the Midwest in Hammond, Indiana. Her love of nature and animals led her to a career in helping animals. She attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana where she received both her B.S. in Animal Science and her D.V.M. Shortly after graduation she moved to the desert Southwest and has proudly called Las Vegas home ever since where she lives with her husband and her pets, “Boss” a Yorkie-Shih Tzu mix and “Nikki” a Bouvier des Flanders.
Over the years she has served as a regular veterinary contributor on local news and national radio programming and enjoys educating pet owners on health matters. From 2008 to 2020 she has been known as “Dr. Debbie” on the weekly nationally broadcast radio program called Animal Radio, where she fields questions from pet lovers across the country.
Since 2015 she has been a director on the Board of Directors for WVC (Western Veterinary Conference). In the past, she served on the Clark County Animal Advisory Committee and volunteered with the Medical Reserve Corps, Veterinary Component. Her professional associations include the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, The Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians and the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians.
Dr. Debbie manages Lone Mountain Animal Hospital and is proud of the superb team of veterinary professionals that care for its patients every day. Her practice interests include internal medicine, ultrasound, and professional wellness. In her personal time, Dr. Debbie enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga, and meditation.
Taylor Parker, D.V.M.
Dr. Taylor Parker is originally from Akron, Ohio. She moved to Florida for college at the University of Tampa, then attended Ross University of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and Nevis. She pursued her desire to work with exotics and attended Louisiana State University to finish her clinical year. During her final year of vet school, she completed externships at the Cleveland Zoo, Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Center and a one-month, one-on-one externship in Africa. Her love of exotics brought her to Lone Mountain Animal Hospital, where she continues to grow her skills with pigs, birds, reptiles, and small mammals.
Just like her father, Dr. Parker enjoys surgery and leadership. She became Medical Director several years ago and has now stepped into the role as Managing Veterinarian. She enjoys traveling and reality tv–(who doesn’t love good housewives drama?). Since pigs are near and dear to her heart, they have become one of her favorite patients to treat as well as birds. She has a Greyhound named Cali, a Pitbull named Groot, and shares two cats with her husband, Dr. Efrain Vassallo (manager of Aliante Animal Hospital).
Jacquelyn Shoppa D.V.M.
Dr. Shoppa received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Stetson University and her DVM from Kansas State University. She originally joined our staff in 2005, after taking some time off to spend with her family, she agreed to rejoin our practice on a part-time basis in 2015.
Her special interest includes oncology, cardiology, and exotic animal medicine. Her four-legged children include Cuzco, Ezzy, and Rumbler.
Lilliana Muñoz, D.V.M.
Dr. Lilliana Muñoz is from Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico. During high school, Dr. Muñoz decided that veterinary medicine was the career she would pursue and began shadowing her pet’s veterinarian. She attended the University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, majoring in Bio-Medical Sciences. She graduated from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Muñoz completed the Lone Mountain Animal Hospital externship program in October of 2017.
“The patient care is phenomenal here,” she said. Her hope is to give her clients all the information they need to make the best decision for their pets. Her favorite part of the job is finding a proper diagnosis for her patients, and Dr. Muñoz is particularly interested in animal dermatology.
Dr. Muñoz is the proud parent of two cats named Nebula and Gamora. When she is not working, she tries to spend as much time with her friends as possible. Dr. Muñoz enjoys hiking, going to movies, having dinner and drinks with friends, and traveling.
Tiffany Moore, D.V.M.
Dr. Moore was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and grew up in Barbados. Being an only child, her companions were always four-legged and furry. She knew from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian. Growing up, she would volunteer at the RSPCA in Barbados, and during her studies in New York, she volunteered at various shelters in the area.
Dr. Moore obtained her Associate’s in Veterinary Technology at SUNY Canton, and later graduated with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science at SUNY Cobleskill, both located in upstate New York. She then earned her doctorate of veterinary medicine (D.V.M.) from Ross University in St. Kitts. She completed her clinical studies at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge before migrating to Las Vegas. Exotics, pathology, mentorship, and surgery are some of her areas of interest.
Since joining the Lone Mountain team, Dr. Moore has assumed the position of Recruitment Director. She extends her love for education and mentorship by participating in veterinary community outreach within the Las Vegas area. In her free time, Dr. Moore is a Harry Potter fanatic, enjoys cooking, traveling, fitness, and spending time with her family. She shares her life with her fiancé, a Skinny Pig named Minerva, and a Shih Tzu mix named Fleur that she adopted from Lone Mountain Animal Hospital.
Shreya Gowda, D.V.M.
Dr. Shreya Gowda is a graduate of Michigan State University and is from San Jose, California. Dr. Gowda said she knew from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian.
“It was always one of those things,” she said. “My sister wanted to be a lawyer, and I always wanted to be a vet, so that’s how people differentiated between us.”
Growing up in the Bay Area, Dr. Gowda didn’t have many pets due to her mother’s allergies and her dad being uncomfortable around most animals. Her family did own a pet rabbit, but it was kept outside. Dr. Gowda said she would love to have pets of her own one day now that she’s relocated to the Las Vegas area.
She received her Bachelor’s in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Master’s in Lab Animal Science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gowda worked for a couple of years at local animal clinics in the Bay Area before attending Drexel for her Master’s.
Dr. Gowda has volunteered with the Oakland Zoo and has worked in shelter medicine. She did an externship at an emergency hospital in San Diego while attending Michigan State, as well as other clinics throughout California. Dr. Gowda said she’s really interested in exotic pet care and dentistry.
In her spare time, Dr. Gowda enjoys a good Netflix binge and describes herself as a homebody.
Brianna Brooks, D.V.M.
Dr. Brianna Brooks grew up in Houston, Texas and knew from a young age that she wanted to be a veterinarian. She attended Texas A&M University for undergrad and Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine for veterinary school.
Dr. Brooks enjoys the educational aspect of being a vet and educating clients so that the care provided to the animals is effective. She chose to work at Lone Mountain Animal Hospital because of the supportive environment and mentors. Dr. Brooks specifically works with exotic animals as it keeps her challenged with new experiences.
Dr. Brooks currently has one 4-year old black cat named Bud. As a child she had many different pets including dogs and turtles. In her free time, Dr. Brooks likes to binge watch TV shows like Family Feud, go hiking in nature, and work out at the gym when she has the opportunity.