About The Doctor

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    Mercy Animal Clinic is owned and operated by Rick Hamlin, DVM. Dr. Hamlin graduated from Texas A&M University Veterinary School in 1986 and has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Richardson/Garland/Murphy area ever since.

    Mercy Animal Clinic serves the George Bush Corridor providing excellent pet care for Plano, Richardson, Garland, Murphy, and Sachse. 

    Dr. Hamlin built Kindness Small Animal Hospital in 1992 and owned it until selling in 2005. He continued to practice veterinary medicine in the area and decided in 2012 he wanted to build a new practice. He and his brother built Mercy Animal Clinic in 2012 and he opened its doors in 2013.

    When Dr. Hamlin is not at the clinic during and after hours caring for your pets, he enjoys traveling the globe with his daughter and going to the gym. 

    You will be greeted by Larry, Carl, Roger, Geep, and Amanda our clinic cats and Dogs! They are eager to help take care of you and your pets as well! We look forward to meeting you and serving all of your pet's needs!


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    Practice Manager

    Nicole joined the MAC family in 2016 with over 15 years of veterinary experience. She and her husband have 3 kids, 3 dogs Rusty, Ruby and Penny, plus one cat named Kitty! She is second in command at this practice and always willing to help with anything you and your pet may need! In her free time she enjoys shopping with her daughter and going out to eat!

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    Vet Tech.

    Olivia came to us in 2019 with a tremendous amount of love for animals. She is a registered Vet tech and also has a passion for rescue animals. She is amazing with the patients as well as the clients. We are so happy to have her be a part of our team!

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    Kelse Christensen
    Vet Assisitant

    Kelse joined MAC in November 2020. She is a huge dog and cat lover. She has 2 cats and one dog and always takes in strays, Kelse plans on joining the military in 2022 so you will see her around helping your pets and answering the phones on occasion.

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