Breckinridge Park Animal Hospital is not just another veterinary clinic. It is a family-run business, owned by two caring Veterinarians who understand the importance of your family’s pets.

Scott and Erica Erickson met while attending Texas A&M University. They each earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1995. In 2003, the doctors opened Breckinridge Park Animal Hospital, with a focus on helping pets and their families and a mission to provide the community with highly trained and compassionate Richardson veterinarians. Both doctors excel in a wide range of veterinary services, including:Richardson Veterinarians

  • small animal medicine
  • small animal surgery
  • anesthesia
  • pain management
  • disease management
  • dermatology
  • dentistry
  • oncology

The doctors are both members of:

  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Texas Veterinary Medical Association
  • Fear Free Certified Veterinarians

Dr. Scott and Dr. Erica attend numerous continuing education seminars each year to ensure they keep abreast of the latest advancements in veterinary medicine.

When not working, the doctors enjoy travel, as well as sports, outdoor activities and tending to their ranch.  The Erickson’s share their ranch with their daughter’s Avery and Drew, in addition to a horse, donkey, several cattle, chickens and three dogs, Remi, Jaxx and Sully.


Dr. Cinthia Almeida

Dr. Cinthia Almeida is a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil where she earned her Veterinary Medicine degree in 2006 from Sao Paulo University. After graduating, she completed her residency program in small animal surgery also from Sao Paulo University. Once her residency was completed, Dr. Almeida spent the next 7 years in Brazil caring for small animals in both emergency and traditional clinic environments. In 2014, Cinthia made the move to America and since then she has validated her Brazilian veterinary degree and in 2019 she became a United States citizen!

Dr. Almeida has a passion for ultrasonography, echocardiograms, preventative care, surgery, and internal medicine. She is also an Cat Friendly Veterinarian and Fear Free Elite Certified.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling, samba dancing, and eating sushi! Dr. Almeida has a cat named Wild Thing and a Maltese named Rachita!



                                   Dr. Constance Hicks

Dr. Constance Hicks was born in Maryland on Andrews Air Force Base, but grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2013 after graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Tarleton State University.

Dr. Hicks believes in empowering her clients by educating them and providing focused preventative care. She understands that pets are more than family and deserve compassionate medical care no matter the circumstances. She is currently in the process of becoming a Fear-Free certified Veterinarian.

Dr. Hicks lives in Sachse with her husband, 2 cats, and a Shephard-mix named Autumn. Dr. Hicks dreams of having a farm of dogs one day when her husband agrees to it.

In her spare time, Dr. Hicks enjoys running and fitness, reading, church activities and hanging out with her two stepsons.  She also enjoys advancing her knowledge of veterinary medicine by attending and listening to continuing education conferences, lectures and podcasts.


 Dr. Danielle Donnelly

Dr. Danielle Donnelly is originally from Normal, Illinois. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She graduated from the University of Missouri and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in May of 2022.

Dr. Donnelly finds clinical pathology, oncology, neurology and ultrasonography particularly interesting and loves a good challenging case. Her goal is to share compassion and knowledge  to her clients during her career. In her free time, she enjoys working out, reading, binge-watching reality TV with her husband, spending time with her Chiweene named Cash, her rescued deaf mini-Australian Shepherd named Cyrus. Dr. Donnelly also enjoys doing volunteer work with her sorority Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.