Our Vets

Want to learn more about the doctors at VitalPet? Details on our doctors, as well as the locations where they practice, are listed below.f

Dr. Andy Otto

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Andy Otto practices at All Community Animal Hospital

He has special interests in Internal Medicine Soft tissue and Oncology.


Dr. Andy Otto was born in New Jersey and moved to Texas at a young age. He received a BA in English and Writing from the University of Oklahoma and graduated cum laude from Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.  Dr. Otto has a special interest in internal medicine – especially cardiology, oncology, and kidney disease.  In his last year at A&M, Dr. Otto won an ACVIM award for his work in kidney disease. He and his wife, Emily, have an Australian shepherd named “Brooklyn,” and two cats named “Robin Hood” and “Coco.”  In his free time, Dr. Otto follows the Yankees and OU football. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working out, and cooking on his BBQ pit.

Dr. Anna Larson

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Anna Larson practices at Atascocita Animal Hospital, All Community Animal Hospital, Eastex Veterinary Clinic

She has special interests in Soft tissue surgery and Dermatology.


Dr. Anna (Nelson) Larson grew up in Kingwood, Texas.  When she was just four years old, her preschool class took a field trip to Kings Crossing Animal Hospital and she was inspired by their loving veterinarians. She began working as a veterinary technician at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital while in high school. After graduation, she headed off to Texas A&M University where she received her BS degrees in Biomedical Science and Animal Science.  Along with her love for animals, she has always enjoyed studying French. While at A&M, she minored in French and studied abroad during one of her summer breaks. She married her high school sweetheart, Sam Larson, and they now have four beautiful children.

Dr. Larson graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 with training in small animal medicine and an interest in wildlife.  She joined our VitalPet Houston family during the summer of 2011.  Each week, Dr. Larson can be found working at our Atascocita, Porter, and Humble clinics.

Dr. Bridget Neal

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Bridget Neal practices at Atascocita Animal Hospital


Dr. Neal grew up in Southeast Texas. At an early age, she realized that working with and caring for animals would be her chosen career. Her passion and determination never wavered. She is a proud member of the Texas A&M Class of 2000. She majored in Biomedical Science and was awarded a bachelor’s degree during her first year of veterinary school. In June 2003, she graduated from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine with her doctorate of veterinary medicine degree (DVM). The loves of her life are her husband, Jeff, and their two beautiful daughters, Hailey and Addy.  She enjoys spending quality time with her two dogs and two cats.

Dr. Neal’s special interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and endoscopy.  She is a member of AVMA, TVMA, VIN, American Animal Hospital Association, and Harris County VMA.

Dr. Lauren Leckie


Dr. Leckie practices at Huebner Oaks Veterinary Hospital.


Dr. Leckie graduated from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 with her doctorate of veterinary medicine (DVM). That same year, she married her college sweetheart, Daniel. They live with their rescue dogs, “Snickers” and “Rivet,” and one rescue cat, “Phoenix.” Dr. Leckie’s veterinary interests include dermatology, pain management, and internal medicine.

 Dr. David Fernandez

Partner, Medical Director

Dr. David Fernandez practices at Stone Oak Veterinary Clinic


Dr. Fernandez is a San Antonio native and graduated from Texas A&M University with a doctorate of veterinary medicine (DVM). He opened Stone Oak Veterinary Clinic in 1998, and continues to inspire us all to give the best in veterinary service available today. Dr. Fernandez is very proud of his caring, dedicated staff that helps him everyday. He and his family have a boxer named “Lucy” and a Tibetan spaniel named “Kiko.”

Dr. James Kelly – Partner


Dr. James Kelly – Partner practices at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital


Dr. James Kelly has been a partner and clinic director at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital and a resident of the Humble/Kingwood area since 1978. He and his wife, “Maudine,” have two wonderful children:  Kevin in Houston and Stacy in Dallas. They also share the love of a very beautiful grandchild. “Ginger,” Dr. Kelly’s miniature long-haired dachshund, keeps him company when he is reading or experimenting with photography in his spare time.

Dr. Jennifer Bumgarner

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Bumgarner practices at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Jennifer Bumgarner, DVM Photo

Dr. Jennifer Bumgarner grew up in Angleton, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. She then worked two years in Tennessee and another six years in Pearland, Texas,  before moving to the Kingwood area in 2010.

Dr. Bumgarner’s special interests include soft-tissue surgery and dentistry. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys, and their two labrador retrievers. When there is time, she also enjoys gardening and fishing with her family.

Dr. Kelli Davis

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Kelli Davis practices at Atascocita Animal Hospital, All Community Animal Hospital, Eastex Veterinary Clinic

Dr. Kelli Davis, DVM Photo

Dr. Kelli Davis grew up in Hattiesburg, MS.  She studied molecular biology at the University of Southern Mississippi prior to receiving her DVM from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

When not taking care of patients, Dr Davis enjoys spending time with her husband and their children.

Their 4-legged family members include two dogs named Sydney and Delilah, two cats named Jinxy and Georgia, and a leopard tortoise named Koopa Troopa.

Dr. Kevin Lesczynski

Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Lesczynski practices at Hope Animal Clinic


Dr. Kevin Lesczynski comes from Kirksville, Missouri, a small rural town in the northeast part of the state. He grew up helping his father, a college agriculture professor, run the 400-acre University Farm, and worked with his veterinarian aunt in her mixed animal practice in Iowa. Dr. Kevin attended veterinary school at the University of Missouri – Columbia, where his studies included an emphasis in mixed animal medicine. His professional interests include small animal surgery, internal medicine, and emergency medicine. Additionally, Dr. Kevin is proficient in small animal dentistry and preventative medicine. He is also very versed in all aspects of beef cattle production and equine medicine. Dr. Kevin enjoys playing sports and being near the water, but most importantly, he loves spending time with his black lab, “Teton!”

Dr. Larry Wood

Partner, Medical Director

Dr. Larry Wood practices at Northwood Animal Hospital

Dr. Larry Wood, DVM Photo

Dr. Larry Wood and his staff are animal lovers, and they seem to collect the ones who need them the most.

Originally from Indiana, Dr. Wood moved with his family to Texas in 1960. He received his bachelor degree and doctor of veterinary medicine degree (DVM) from Texas A&M University where he graduated in 1967.

Joining the Army after graduation, Dr. Wood served in the Scout Dog program in Fort Benning, Georgia, from 1967 to 1969. He was awarded two Army Commendations as well as a Distinguished Service Medal for his contributions during the Vietnam War.

Dr. Wood opened his clinic at 410 & Harry Wurzbach in 1976, and has been called, “a country vet in the middle of the city” ever since. He enjoys riding cutting horses and he collects western antiques … especially old spurs.

Dr. Lynn D. Stucky

Partner, Medical Director

Dr. Lynn D. Stucky practices at Animal Hospital on Milam Road

Dr. Stucky received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree (DVM) in 1983 after receiving his bachelor of science degree (BS) in 1981 from Kansas State University. He moved to the Denton/Sanger area in 1983, and has been in private practice since that time. Dr. Stucky has been active in the community his entire veterinary career. He is a graduate of Leadership Denton, is a former member of the Board of Directors of Sanger Chamber of Commerce, is the former President of Denton County Veterinary Medical Association, and has served more than 15 years on the Board of Sanger Independent School District in all capacities, including as President.

Dr. Stucky enjoys both large and small animals with an emphasis on companion animals. He also enjoys preventive care, surgery, reproduction, treatment on dogs, cats, horses, and ruminants. Dr. Stucky is married and has three children and loves spending time with them all.

Dr. Marc I. Zieben

Partner, Medical Director

Dr. Marc I. Zieben practices at Huebner Oaks Veterinary Hospital


Dr. Marc Zieben grew up in Houston, Texas. After attending Texas A&M University, (home of the fightin’ Texas Aggies), he received a bachelor of science degree in Biomedical Science in 1980. He received a veterinary science degree in 1982, and then earned his doctor of veterinary medicine degree in 1984. His future employer and mentor, Dr. Gerald Parker, Texas A&M class of ‘43, helped Dr. Zieben get started at Colonies North Animal Hospital. In 1990, Dr. Zieben and his wife, Morna, purchased the practice from Dr. Parker, and in 2001, Dr. Zieben moved his practice to Vance Jackson, renaming it Huebner Oaks Veterinary Hospital.

In 2009, Dr. Zieben became partners with VitalPet, allowing him to spend more time doing what he loves to do – practicing veterinary medicine and helping people with their pet friends.

Dr. Zieben is happily married to his wife, Morna Zieben, and they have two wonderful children, Jacob and Sarah. They also have a labrador retriever, “Max,” four cats (“Nike,” “Crystal,” “Fritz” and “Jack”), as well as “Sydney,” a ball python snake. Oh, and let’s not forget “Fred,” their African spurred tortoise. In his spare time, Dr. Zeiben enjoys spending time with his family, practicing martial arts, scuba diving, kayaking, reading, salt water fishing, and hiking.

He is a member of the Bexar County Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association. His veterinary interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, ultrasound, and endoscopy.

Dr. Michaele Oberbroeckling

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Michaele Oberbroeckling practices at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Michaele Oberbroeckling, DVM Photo

Dr. Oberbroeckling grew up in Des Moines, Iowa. She received her bachelor of science in Distributed Studies (Business, Psychology, and Zoology) from Iowa State University in 1990. She graduated from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. In 1995, she and her husband moved to Kingwood, and she has been an associate with us since that time.

Dr. Oberbroeckling has a special interest in oncology. She has two daughters whom she loves with all of her heart.  Additionally, she has two cats and a pug.

Dr. Stephanie Johnson

Medical Director

Dr. Stephanie Johnson practices at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital


Dr. Johnson graduated from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000, and has been an associate with us since her graduation.
She has a special interest in orthopedic and general surgery, and has quite the patient following at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital.

Dr. Steve Peterman

Partner, Medical Director

Dr. Steve Peterman practices at Story Road Animal Hospital


Dr. Peterman is a staff veterinarian and is the medical director for VitalPet Story Road Animal Hospital in Irving. He received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree (DVM) from Texas A&M University, where he graduated with honors in 1986. Dr. Peterman’s areas of interest include internal medicine, dermatology, and ophthalmology. He is a member of several professional veterinary organizations including Dallas county VMA, TVMA, AVMA and VIN.

Dr. Peterman enjoys spending time with his family and traveling with his wife, Lori. Other hobbies include golf and fishing the bays in the mid-coast areas of Texas. He and Lori share their home with two four-legged family members, “Ella,” a mixed breed dog, and “Lacy,” a tortoise shell cat.

Dr. Tandy Glenn

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Tandy Glenn practices at Story Road Animal Hospital


Dr. Glenn was born in Columbus, Ohio, but grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988, and has been at the Story Road location since 2005. Dr. Glenn has many pets at home including dogs, cats, two snakes, and a bird, but you can always find “Pearl Harbor,” her little rescue shih tzu, sitting in her own chair at Dr. Glenn’s desk.

Dr. Jean Park


Dr. Jean Park practices at Story Road Animal Hospital

Dr. Park

Dr. Park was born in Columbus, Ohio, but she grew up all over the country, as well as her parents’ native country of Korea. She received her veterinary degree from Kyungpook National University in Korea. After graduation, she returned to the United States and completed the clinical training program at Louisiana State University. She began practicing in the Dallas area in 2013, and joined the VitalPet family in December of 2015. Dr. Park’s veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. She enjoys spending time with her husband, young son, and their rat terrier, “Beans.”

Dr. Timothy Thompson


Dr. Timothy Thompson practices at Hope Animal Clinic


Dr. Timothy Thompson graduated from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. He has owned and operated Hope Animal Clinic for many years. Dr. Thompson practices mixed animal medicine and is certified by the University of Pennsylvania in PennHIP evaluation and treatment. He is also USDA certified and experienced in herd certification and evaluation. An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Thompson enjoys boating, hunting and fishing in his free time.

Dr. Warren Resell

Partner, Medical Director

Dr. Warren Resell practices at Atascocita Animal Hospital


Dr. Resell graduated from Oklahoma State University with his DVM in 1978. He moved to Houston that same year and began practicing veterinary medicine with the Eastex Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Resell and his wife are both from small-town North Dakota, and he comes from a long line of animal lovers. Even as a one-year old in North Dakota, he can be seen hugging his beloved cocker spaniel, “Sandy.” As a toddler, it was not uncommon for his parents to drive him to the edge of town to let him – literally – count sheep. “I have always, always loved animals and I still do,” he said. “It is so rewarding and satisfying. I still enjoy it as much as I did on my first day in practice.”

Dr. Willie Janik

Partner, Medical Director

Dr. Willie Janik practices at All Community Animal Hospital

He has special interests in Corneal Diseases and Primates.


Dr. Willie Janik is a 1968 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University. He spent two years with the United States Army involved in laboratory animal medicine. From 1970 to 1980, he worked in general practice in both Dallas and Albuquerque. Dr. Janik’s interests include internal medicine and surgery on dogs and cats. His special interests include eye diseases, corneal surgery, and primate care.

Dr. Janik is married, has four children and seven grandchildren. In addition, he and his wife have eight grand-dogs and a grand-cat. In his free time, he follows the stock market, trades stocks & options, and collects coins.

Dr. Romero

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Romero practices at All Community Animal Hospital


Dr. Romero was born and raised in Port Neches, Texas. He received his bachelor of science degree from Louisiana State University in 2007, and graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine (with Honors) in 2012. He practiced in south Houston prior to joining the VitalPet family in September 2013. Dr. Romero has a special interest in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and dentistry.

He and his wife, Jamie, have a long-haired dachshund named “Maggie,” and a cat named “Meathead.” He is an avid outdoorsman and loves watching LSU football and LSU baseball. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, and cooking – and eating – crawfish.


Dr. Robert Spillers



Dr. Spillers is a San Antonio native and a graduate of the United State Air Force Academy.  After having a distinguished career in the United States Air Force, he attended Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine to become a doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM).

Dr. Spillers has always shown a great compassion for animals, including the human kind, and the furry, feathered, and even scaley friends. Over the past 40 years, he and his wife, Kris, have opened their home and their hearts to many children outside of their own – six children, to be exact. He and his wife found great join in providing them with a stable, loving family environment and giving them support when they needed it most. With the curiosity of a cat, Dr. Spillers enjoyed sharing his intrigue for life, music, science, and sports to encourage and mold each child into confident adults, who are now thoroughly engaged with life, family and community.

It is sometimes said that the veterinarian is the “other family doctor.” In an effort to continue the honored tradition since 1968 that is Town & Country Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Spillers proudly took the helm in 2003, and continues to provide medical services for his community’s many animal family members. He has expanded Town & Country Veterinary Hospital to provide caring medical, surgical, grooming, and boarding services 24 hours a day in order to serve his diverse community, and is the only 24 hour urgent care facility in his region.

Dr. Spillers’ favorite furry canine daughter, “Ginny,” is often at the hospital to greet and entertain clients.


Dr. Ana Macias



Graduating Cum Laude from Texas A&M University, Dr. Ana Macias proved to be an outstanding student. Now, she’s proving to be an outstanding doctor.  This Aggie joins us from Progreso, in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Her calm and thoughtful manner has been a constant comfort to our pet owners, and her thirst for both knowledge and understanding have driven her to treat every patient with the highest standards of care in veterinary medicine.

As a pet owner herself, Dr. Macias’ two Beagles, “Pickles” and “Gracie,” have a special place in her heart, but they don’t compare to the special place her newborn daughter holds.

Dr. Macias enjoys the daily challenge of veterinary medicine and gives you and your pet the time and attention they deserve at each and every visit.

Dr. John G. Manning


Dr. Manning practices at Town & Country Veterinary Hospital Bandera Rd


A native Texan, Dr. Manning is from Corsicana. He joined the VitalPet family in San Antonio at Town & Country Veterinary Hospital-Bandera Road in 2011. He attended Texas A&M University for both his undergrad and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees.

Dr. Manning has a special interest in “integrated medicine” – a mix of western medicine with acupuncture, herbology and energy healing – for a more holistic approach. His acupuncture expertise enhances Town & Country’s available medical services, and offers alternative options when conventional medications are not a complete solution to a pet’s health problem.

At the age of four, he watched a veterinarian perform a “miracle” on a cow, bringing it “back to life.” At that moment, a spark was lit inside the young John Manning. His incredible experience is a large part of what made him the dedicated doctor that he is today.

He is a member of both TVMA and AVMA. His well-rounded approach to veterinary medicine helps this friendly Texan care for your pets and find solutions for your companion’s health that fit within your family.

When he’s not at work, you can find Dr. Manning cheering on his son (the budding baseball star), playing guitar, or practicing his swing on the golf course.

Dr. Albeisa Rut Garza


Dr. Garza practices at Town & Country Veterinary Hospital Bandera Rd


Dr. Albeisa Rut Garza was born and raised in Laredo, Texas. She is married to David Garza, and together they have four beautiful girls. Dr. Garza attended the University of Texas – Pan American for her undergraduate studies. There she obtained a bachelors degree in premedical biology with a minor in chemistry.  Dr. Garza taught high school biology and chemistry for about three years before attending Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her doctor of veterinary medicine degree.

Dr. Garza became a veterinarian because she realized she had a passion to help animals in their time of need. She believes that being a veterinarian allows her to keep our society safe and free of zoonotic diseases that can harm the human population. She absolutely enjoys providing care for animals and providing support, education, and comfort to pet owners.

She has a special interest in internal medicine and surgery. What Dr. Garza likes most about veterinary medicine is that it allows her to be an advocate for animals who are unable to speak for themselves. Her hobbies and favorite past time include scrapbooking, decorating, and spending time with family.  She has two adorable pets. “Milkshake” is her eight-year old cocker spaniel, and “Violet” is her four-year old adorable Yorkshire terrier.

Dr. Ingrid L. Lutmer


Dr. Lutmer practices at Town & Country Veterinary Hospital Bandera Rd


Dr. Lutmer joined VitalPet at Town & Country in June of 2013. She has always had a connection with and had a love for animals.  She finds great satisfaction and joy practicing small animal veterinary medicine, and has an additional passion for wildlife conservation. Both of these interests drive her to be an advocate for animals, helping the “helpless.” Veterinary medicine also allows her to foster strong bonds between animals and their people. For Dr. Lutmer, this is an important aspect of the profession and she finds it both rewarding and motivating.

Originally from Sylva, North Carolina, Dr. Lutmer attended Davidson College for her undergraduate degree, and received her doctor of veterinary medicine degree from North Carolina State University. She enjoys an added emphasis on feline medicine and exotics.

A member of TVMA, AVMA and AAFP, she enjoys the companionship of her two kitties, “Trogdor” and “Frankie.”

Dr. Sheila Gilbert


Dr. Gilbert practices at Eastex Veterinary Clinic


Dr. Gilbert recently moved to Texas, having spent the last 12 years as the owner/sole practitioner of her own clinic in Florence, Alabama, where she focused on companion animal health. Not only was she born and raised in Alabama, she also attended Auburn University where she obtained a bachelor of science degree in Animal & Dairy Science in 1995. She earned her doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) in 1998 from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

At home Dr. Gilbert has one dog, a boxer named “Kramer,” and a horse named “Dun” in chocolate, aka “Dunny.” She regularly competes on Dun in Beginner Novice Eventing.

Dr. Christy Weathersby


Dr. Weathersby practices at Kings Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Weathersby is a graduate of the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medication where she received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2012. Since graduation, she has practiced both in Maryland and Pennsylvania, where she worked exclusively with small animals and pocket pets. Her special medical interests are in surgery and animal behavior.

At home, she has one domestic cat, “Mali,” whom she adopted from an animal shelter during her third year of vet school. Dr. Weathersby describes Mali as very much like a dog in behavior. Outside of work, Dr. Weathersby enjoys music, travel, and poetry.

Dr. Vanessa Ali


Dr. Ali practices at Windmill Veterinary Center
Dr. Ali, Associate Veterinarian Windmill Veterinary Center

From the time she was very young, Dr. Ali has had a deep-rooted passion for veterinary medicine. She is a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and has additionally completed an equine internship at Rockwall Equine Center. Dr. Ali has a strong passion for internal medicine, client communication, preventive care and lameness.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, riding and showing off her horses. In addition to loving animals, Dr. Ali really enjoys their pet owners, so she looks forward to meeting you in the office soon.

Dr. Renee Bullard

Junior Veterinary Partner/Medical Director

Dr. Bullard practices at Preston Forest Animal Hospital

Dr. George, Medical Director Preston Forrest

Dr. Bullard is a third generation Aggie. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science in Biomedical Science and her doctorate of veterinary medicine. She recently joined the VitalPet family and is leading the way at our Preston Forest location near the thriving Galleria area in Dallas. Her special interests areas include internal medicine; particularly endocrinology and feline medicine.

Dr. Bullard has a Burnese Mountain Dog named “Remington.” She also has three cats whom she adores — “Sapphire,” “Smokey,” and “Sebastian.” Dr. Bullard welcomes you and your pets to Preston Forest Animal Hospital.

Dr. Ravikumar Killi


Dr. Killi practices at Stone Oak Veterinary Clinic

Dr. Killi Associate DVM

Dr. Killi’s love for pets was fostered early in his childhood, thanks to his pet Pomeranian pup, “Julie.” With support from his family, he completed his initial veterinary education from India. Fueled by his desire to pursue higher education in the United States, Dr. Killi earned his masters degree in Veterinary Infectious Diseases from the College of Veterinary Medicine at University Of Georgia, Athens. He later also attended the College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, for his post-graduate clinical year rotations.

Dr. Killi has practiced small animal medicine in various clinics within the state of Texas. His interests are primarily in small animal routine preventive care, emergency medicine, and internal medicine case management.

Dr. Alan Robinson

Medical Director

Dr. Robinson practices at Frisco Veterinary Center
Dr. Robinson Medical Director

Dr. Robinson grew up in a military family before settling in Killeen, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Zoology. He attended The Royal Veterinary College in London, England, where he graduated with his veterinary degree in 2007. After graduation, he practiced in a small, quaint village in England before moving to the Dallas area in 2009. He worked in Coppell for six years prior to moving to Frisco.

His special interests are preventive care and client education, along with pocket pet/small mammal medicine. Outside of work Dr. Robinson spends time with his wife, Susie, and furry children “Pierre,” a toy poodle, “Little Dog,” a terrier mix, and “Monchichi,” a devon rex.

Dr. Dan Tzur


IMAG0582 (2)Dr. Dan Tzur practices at All Community Animal Hospital

He has special interests in Metabolism and Endocrinology.

Dr. Tzur was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. He graduated with a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Chile. In addition to Veterinary Medicine, he has worked in scientific research labs and clinical research. Dr. Tzur moved to Texas in 2015 to practice Veterinary Medicine. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

In his spare time, he likes to travel, hike and photograph nature. He is the owner of Buddy, a rescued Great Dane,  and Lulu, a Turkish Van Cat.

Dr. Heidi Moore


Dr. HHeidi Moore, DVMeidi Moore practices at Hope Animal Clinic

Dr. Heidi is a native Texan who was born and raised in Midland. She double majored in college at Stephen F. Austin State University and then went on to receive her degree in Veterinary Medicine from St. George’s University of Grenada, West Indies in 2009. Her fourth and final clinical year of vet school she attended Louisiana State University.

Dr. Heidi practiced in Bastrop, TX at a mixed practice for 6 years prior to joining the Vital Pet family. She has a special interest in internal medicine, dentistry and general surgery as a mixed animal veterinarian. She enjoys treating all animals from horses and cows to dogs, cats and pocket pets.

Dr. Heidi enjoys hiking, running and playing soccer as well as spending quality time with family and friends. The love of her life is her husband and two dogs, Lola and Norman.

Dr. Miriam Lovell



Dr. Miriam Lovell practices at Town and Country Veterinary Hospital.

Dr. Lovell grew up in McAllen Texas where she drove her parents crazy with the random assortment of pets she owned. She attended Abilene Christian University where she obtained a B.S. in Animal Science and graduated in 2008 with her D.V.M from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the US Army Veterinary Corp and spent 8 years as the officer in charge of 3 different veterinary treatment facilities. Her most recent assignment was in Germany where she had her first child of the non fur type.

Audrey is now getting her first taste of Texas heat after the coolness of Germany and is learning to adjust to not needing a coat every day and that it is okay to wear shoes without socks.  Dr. Lovell’s husband Will is an amazing father who is looking to get his career back on track after surviving 4 back to back military moves.

Dr. Courtney Seymour


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Dr. Courtney Seymour practices at Animal Hospital on Milam Road.

Dr. Seymour grew up on a cattle ranch where her love for animals was highly influenced by her grandfather. She has wanted to be a veterinarian since the 2nd grade. She graduated from Pilot Point high school and went to Tarleton State University for undergraduate where she received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with a biology minor. She attended Veterinary School at Texas A&M University.
Her and her husband, Chris, wanted to come back around her home town and bought a house in Krugerville where they live with their German Shepherd Sophie and their cat Jazmin.

Dr. Jessica Slaughter


Displaying image.pngDisplaying image.pngimageDr. Jessica Slaughter practices at Town and Country Veterinary Hospital Bandera Road.

Dr. Slaughter grew up on her family ranch in Castroville, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science followed by her doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Slaughter has a special interest in emergency medicine and soft tissue surgery. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris and new daughter, Cora. She also enjoys running with their dogs, Emma, a Border Collie mix, MaeMo, a Pit Bull mix, and Zora, a Labrador Retreiver

Dr. Robin Parker


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IMG_1278 (2)Dr. Robin Parker practices at Animal Hospital on Milam Road.

Dr. Parker is a native Texan born in Bay City but raised in a suburb

of Houston.  Her family maintained a commercial cattle ranch in a
small town known as Seadrift where she cultivated her passion for treating animals.  Her alma mater is Texas A&M University where she received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science in 1980 along with her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1984.