Meet the Team
Steven Guzman, DVM
Owner & Veterinarian
Dr. Guzmán graduated from Texas A&M University in 2013 and has practiced mixed animal medicine since. Raised in nearby Manor, TX, he enjoyed raising a variety of animals including dogs, cats, and a family dairy cow.
He and his wife Kassi and their two sons live on a farm with a pet snake, 3 fish, and their Blue Heeler, Tally, and enjoy spending time with family and friends. While not at the clinic, Dr. Guzmán enjoys boating, hunting, fishing and serving at their church.
Patrick has had a passion for animals since he was a boy. This led him into a career as a veterinary technician, where he has gained 8 years of experience working professionally with animals.
Married, a father of 2, and a pet owner of 3 dogs and a bird, he lives in a very busy and full house! When he is not working he enjoys bowling, taking his daughter to ballet, taking his son to basketball, and just spending time with his family. He is excited to meet the clients and pets that come to Deep Roots Animal Clinic!
Samantha grew up in Bastrop, TX, and as a child always had animals around: dogs, cats, chickens, horses and rabbits! She started working in the vet field in high school as kennel staff at a nearby clinic. She attended college at Texas State for a degree in Animal Science while improving her skills as a tech at King’s Highway Animal Clinic. After graduation, she went to work with whitetail deer for a few summers.
Upon returning home, she worked as a vet tech again and is always ready to grow and learn new skills. She spends most of her time off at home with her husband playing with their Husky/Shepherd mix, Kallie, and their 2 cats Romeo and Tigerr!
Originally from Philadelphia, Rachael has lived in Texas for 23 years. She has been in the veterinary field since 2007, and graduated from ACC in 2018 with an Associates in Liberal Arts and Pre-health sciences. She has been married for 11 years and stays busy with her 4-year-old daughter, her dog, Dante, and her cat, Autumn. She enjoys crocheting, fishing, painting, and horseback riding.
Hanna spent a majority of her childhood on both her parents and grandparents' farms and grew up with dogs, cats, fish, hamster, chickens, horses and cows. She worked as a Veterinary Technician, after which she branched out into human medicine for a time; graduating from EMT school, and then working as a Patient Care Technician in the pediatric field. After returning to animal medicine, she enjoys using her past learning and experience in the customer service, scheduling and marketing fields, while also assisting the technicians when needed.
She is engaged to fiancé, Garrett, and spends most of her time with him, her family, and friends. She enjoys serving in her local church, traveling, writing and hiking with her German Shepherd, Lani.
A senior in high school, Arlyne has 2 dogs, 3 cats and loves learning. After graduation she plans to attend Cornell University and pursue a career as a Veterinarian.
A senior in high school, Savannah has 2 dogs and loves to draw. After graduation she plans to attend Texas A&M University and pursue a career as a Veterinary Technician.