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About A Paw Above Veterinary Hospital

The Pet Professionals

A Paw Above Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary clinic and has been proudly treating the animals of Manvel and surrounding areas since 2022. Our veterinary hospital is staffed by a team of dedicated veterinary professionals who always give the best care for your pets.  We offer a team-based approach to animal wellness that focuses on preventative medicine. By adhering to this philosophy, you can rest assured your beloved companion is in the best hands at A Paw Above Veterinary Hospital.

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Meet Our Team


Dr. Eickelman has been interested in veterinary medicine since she was little. Her passion for the subject has taken her all over the world—she has visited veterinary schools and practices from Alabama to Europe. Dr. Eickelman grew up in Pearland and graduated from Pearland High School in 2007. Her journey took her to College Station where she graduated from Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine with her DVM in 2014. After graduation, she moved back to Manvel and practiced at Westside Veterinary Hospital in Pearland for 5 years. She then spent 2 years in La Porte and Bay-Porte Veterinary Hospital. For the past year, Dr. Eickelman has been working at Above and Beyond Veterinary Hospital while making her dream of practice ownership come to fruition. Dr. Eickelman is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Her special interests include preventative medicine, senior pet care, and pain management. When she’s not at work, Dr. Eickelman enjoys going to going to Astros and Aggie Football games, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family, including her dogs Akira, Chuck and Remi.

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Lauren Eickelman

Veterinary Technician


Autumn LeFever

Veterinary Technician


Chris Eickelman

Practice Manager

Lauren has been in the veterinary field for 4 years. Her favorite department is radiology where you are able to see what the naked eye cannot.

Autumn has been in veterinary medicine since 2015. She started out as an intern while still in high school and has continued into a career as a veterinary technician. She has worked worked in small animal, exotics, and emergency. Her favorite part is helping the animals and educating others!

Chris loves interfacing with our clients and patients. He finds joy in providing for others and making sure the staff is well taken care of. In his free time, you find him either watching the Astro, watching the Seahawks, or hanging out with his 4 dogs.

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