Meet the veterinary staff of Spring Creek Animal Hospital.

Veterinarian's Oath

Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health, the relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge. I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics. I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.

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Dr. Linda Oliva is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has practiced veterinary medicine (large animal and then small animal) in northwest Houston for 30 years. Her special interests lie in critical care and soft tissue surgery. Active in the community, she's a member of the Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce and she's been a faculty member at Lone Star College, where she taught Veterinary Technology and Biology. For 17 years Dr. Oliva was an on-site veterinarian for Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus. Dr. Oliva was also the radio talk show host for PetWise on CNN-650. She and her family reside in Tomball with their beloved cats Gideon, Agent Beeman and Ada (Lil Bit). 

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Dr. Stan Zbylot has practiced veterinary medicine, first in Austin and then in North Houston, since graduating from Texas A&M University in 1971. Dr. Zbylot loves a good diagnostic challenge, and welcomes the enjoyment of making pets healthy and happy. If you can’t reach him at the office, you’ll be sure to find him watching one of his grand-kids’ games or kicked back and fishing in a lake or bay.


Dr. David Campbell graduated from Texas A&M University in 1995 with a Bachelor's degree in Zoology and in 2000 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. He has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Northwest Houston area for 22 years. His veterinary interests include emergency and critical care, soft tissue surgery, and exotics. In his off time Dr. Campbell enjoys travel, hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities. He currently resides south of College Station with his small ark of animals


Dr. McLaughlin graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. After owning a practice for 23 years, she sold the business to her associate and began working part time at Spring Creek Animal Hospital. Dr. McLaughlin has a particular interest in dermatology and medicine cases. She is married with 2 grown children, and currently lives in Spring with her husband and rescue dog, Zoe.