Meet our caring and compassionate veterinary care team committed to providing exceptional veterinary care.
Director of Medicine (owner)
Dr. Lindsay Nicholson, DVM, Director of Medicine (owner). Dr. Nicholson graduated valedictorian in her class from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Science in 2014. Dr. Nicholson has been practicing for nearly a decade and is an accomplished general practitioner, internist, and surgeon. She was accepted to an internship with North Houston Veterinary Specialists (now Blue Pearl) in Spring, Texas from 2014-2015. Prior to starting True Animal Vet, she joined Cole Veterinary Hospital as an Associate DVM in Spring, Texas in 2015. Dr. Nicholson and her husband, Andrew Nicholson, have resided in The Woodlands, Texas since 2012. They have two young boys and are proud to be members of The Woodlands community.
Director of Urgent Care (owner)
Dr. Kathryn Salcetti, DVM, Director of Urgent Care (owner). Dr. Salcetti handles primary case management, critical care, complicated wound management, advanced imaging such as abdominal ultrasound and echocardiograms, and other general veterinary procedures. She is an official mentor for incoming clinicians and active in continuing education for the community. She is a native of The Woodlands and is bilingual in English and Spanish. Dr. Salcetti graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Science in 2016 and was previously a Senior Emergency Clinician for Blue Pearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital in Spring, Texas.
Dr. Charity Stone brings 15 years of veterinary experience in general practice to True Animal Vet. Dr. Stone graduated with her DVM from Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She has been certified in veterinary acupuncture since 2012 and combines modern medicine with traditional eastern approaches to achieve positive outcomes for patients. She is also a USDA-accredited veterinarian and can issue Certificates of Veterinary Inspection for qualified patients. Dr. Stone and her husband live outside of Conroe with their three children. In addition to dogs and cats, she also cares for horses.
Dr. Samantha Rapoli, DVM, graduated with distinction from Texas A&M University, earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with honors. Prior to joining True Animal Vet in The Woodlands, she provided exceptional veterinary services at EaDo Vet Clinic in Houston. With a passion for animal care, Dr. Rapoli is dedicated to serving as a general practitioner while also having a keen interest in surgery and critical care. Her well-rounded background includes a major in Animal Science and minors in Chemistry and Biology from Angelo State University, where she consistently achieved Dean's List recognition. Dr. Rapoli's commitment to her patients is matched by her personal love for animals, as she cares for four dogs and one cat at home. Originally hailing from New York, she is now a Texan for life after the state won her heart.