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Dr. Travis Respondek

Veterinarian/Owner

Dr. Respondek is from Yorktown, TX. He graduated with a bachelor of animal science in 1990 and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M in 1994. After graduation he joined Belton Veterinary Clinic as an owner. Dr. Respondek enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine.

He enjoys spending time with his wife Jessica and their 4 children. He has 4 dogs, 8 cats, horses, cows and sheep.

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Dr. Katie Frosch

Veterinarian/Owner

Dr. Frosch grew up in Houston, TX. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. After graduating from Texas A&M she went on to complete a one year internship and Weatherford Equine Medical Center in Weatherford, TX. Dr. Frosch joined the BVC team in 2009 and became an owner in 2012. She has an interest in small animal surgery and equine medicine, especially lameness and reproduction. 

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Brian and their 2 children. Dr. Frosch has 4 horses and 3 dogs.

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Dr. Matthew Wright

Veterinarian/Owner

Dr. Wright grew up in Castroville, TX. He graduated from Tarleton and went on to receive his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M in 2006. After graduation he joined a mixed animal practice in Muleshoe, TX. He joined Belton Veterinary Clinic in 2008 and became an owner in 2012. Dr. Wright has an interest in food animal surgery and medicine, especially working with the youth livestock.

Dr. Wright enjoys spending time with his wife Jacki, daughter Ella, and his two dogs and watching college football.

Dr. Elizabeth Waters

Veterinarian

Dr. Waters grew up in northeastern Ohio. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Biology/Life Sciences from the University of Findlay in 2007, and went on to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Ohio State University in 2011. After graduation, she completed a one-year equine internship at Elgin Veterinary Hospital in Elgin, TX. Dr. Waters enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine, especially equine medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Waters enjoys spending time with her husband Calvin, cooking, and watching college football. She has three dogs and three horses at home.

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Dr. Melissa Dempsey

Veterinarian

Dr. Dempsey grew up in Yamhill, Oregon. She completed both undergraduate, as well as her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, at Oregon State University, graduating in 2016. After gradutaion she moved to Dallas, TX and worked in small animal practice for a year prior to joining the team here at BVC. Dr. Dempsey has an interest in food animal production systems, camelid medicine and surgery, and small animal medicine.

In her spare time, Dr. Dempsey enjoys listening to her boyfriend play music on the weekends, going hiking, riding, and visiting friends and family. She has one horse and a border collie.

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Dr. Vaughn Fish

Veterinarian

Dr. Fish was born and raised in Northeastern Arizona. Growing up with horses sparked his interest in veterinary medicine. Dr. Fish worked several different jobs before finally deciding to go to veterinary school. He worked in the shipping industry, trained horses, and farmed cotton for a large agricultural corporation. Dr. Fish attended Arizona State University for his undergraduate degree and went on to get his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 2017 (go Cougs!). He loves many aspects of veterinary medicine, but has a special interest in small animal surgery and large animal reproduction.

In his spare time, Dr. Fish enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors with his wife and son. He has one dog, a rambunctious German Shorthair Pointer named Jules.

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Dr. Natalie Lord

Veterinarian

Dr. Lord grew up in Austin, TX and Spain and is fluent in Spanish.

Before vet school she worked as an assistant at a busy, equine referral and surgery hospital. Dr. Lord received her Bachelor’s Degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX and completed her Veterinary Degree at Ross University in 2017. Dr. Lord has an interest for large animal medicine and surgery, reproduction and small animal medicine. She also developed a passion for helping working horses around the world through Equitarian Initiative.

In her spare time, Dr. Lord loves to spend time with her husband, and riding her Azteca mare in Dressage and Working Equitation.

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Dr. David Joffrion

Veterinarian

Dr. Joffrion is originally from Houston, TX. He received his Bacherlor's degree in 2011 and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016, both from Texas A&M University. He loves many aspects of veterinary medicine, but especially enjoys emergency medicine and surgery.

Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Joffrion loves spending time with his wife and daughter, woodworking, and watching Aggie football (whoop!) He has 4 dogs, Lyla, Lucie, Phynley, Watson.

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Dr. Kristi Underwood

Veterinarian

Dr. Underwood is originally from Orlando, FL and then completed a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Florida. She went on to receive a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2003. Following graduation she pursued an equine internship at Elgin Veterinary Hospital, where she stayed on as an associate for 13 years. During her time at EVH, she headed up the advanced reproductive services, mentored new interns, was coordinator of the MRI imaging center and performed over 200 stem cell transplants. Dr. Underwood served on the board of directors for the Texas Equine Veterinary Association from 2010-2014. Dr. Underwood joined the BVC team in 2016. She has special interest in equine reproduction, surgery and sports medicine, but has found a new love for small animal surgery.

 

In her free time, Dr. Underwood can be found boating on the lake with her husband or cheering on her three children in all of their extra-curricular activities.

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Dr. Tyler Moon

Veterinarian