Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Herbst Veterinary Hospital in Boerne! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 830-249-3543 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Veterinarians

  • Rick Rodenbeck, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Rodenbeck grew up in Boerne and graduated from Boerne High School in 1978. He attended…
  • Seth D. Jones, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Seth Jones and his wife Becca moved to Boerne in 2002 after earning their…
  • Robert B. Quinn, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Quinn graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. He has…
  • Travis Nichols, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Nichols is a proud member of the Texas Aggie Class of 2003 where he was a member of…
  • K. Michelle Shaw, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Shaw joined Herbst Veterinary Hospital in the summer of 2009 after graduating from…
  • Alison Harper, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Alison Harper moved to Boerne in 2013. She received her bachelor degree in Biomedical…
  • Meghan Kirkpatrick, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Meghan Kirkpatrick grew up in the San Antonio/Boerne area and graduated from Boerne…
  • Kristyn Kimball, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Kristyn Kimball moved to Houston from Twinsburg, Ohio while in her teenage years. She…
  • Kaitlyn Behrend, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Kaitlyn Behrend was born and raised in the small town of Elgin, Texas. She worked at…

    Management Team

  • Dawn Leyendecker

    Practice Administrator

    Dawn has been a Boerne resident for many years and even attended Curington Elementary…
  • Samantha Alvarez

    Practice Manager

    Samantha has been in the veterinary field for about 15 years and has joined our team in…

    Receptionists

  • Chris Tracy

    Receptionist

    Chris has worked for Herbst Veterinary Hospital since 2003. He has held a variety of…
  • Cristi Couch

    Receptionist

    Hello, I'm Cristi. My family and I moved from the Dallas area to Bandera in June of 2017.…
  • Katelyn Moore

    Receptionist

    Katelyn is a receptionist and is new to the Herbst…
  • Lindsey Hill

    Receptionist

    My name is Lindsey Hill, I’m a Michigan girl at heart. I’ve lived in Boerne for 6…
  • Steven Chandler

    Receptionist

    Steven joined our team October 2018 with a extensive history in customer service. His…
  • Teresa Holzman

    Receptionist

    Teresa is a receptionist for Herbst Veterinary Hospital and has worked here since 2006.…
  • Tricia Lea

    Receptionist

    Tricia, aka "The crazy Yorkie lady", is the resident University of Texas graduate and has…

    Veterinary Technicians

  • Brianna Jenkins

    Veterinary Technician

    Brianna is a kennel technician/ technician assistant and has been a part of our team since…
  • Brittanie McHorse

    Veterinary Technician

    Hello! I am Brittanie and I began working at Herbst since June 2015. I love working here…
  • Caitlin Haney

    Veterinary Technician

    Hi, my name is Caitlin and I began working at Herbst in June 2018. I’ve been working as…
  • Candice Rotter

    Veterinary Technician

    Candice began her career in human medicine working as a surgery technician but found her…
  • Cassandra West

    Veterinary Technician

    Cassandra has joined our team in July of 2017. She comes…
  • Chris Whisman

    Veterinary Technician

    Chris joined our team in September 2013. He enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, pups…
  • Courtnie Seamans

    Veterinary Technician

    Courtnie joined our team in February of 2017 and we could not be happier. She is currently…
  • Harry Stretcher

    Kennel Technician

    Harry is originally from French Lick, Indiana. In 1982 he was finishing his senior year in…
  • Katie Manning

    Veterinary Technician

    We welcomed Katie to our team in December 2017! She is fairly new to the small animal…
  • Olivia Caffey

    Veterinary Technician

    Hi I’m Olivia, I started working in the Veterinary field in 1988! Throughout my career I…

    Kennel Technicians

  • Ariel Hernandez

    Kennel Technician

    Hi, I’m Ariel. I’ve been working at Herbst since September 2018. I’ve enjoyed being…
  • Emma Zeringue

    Kennel Technician

    Emma joined our teamed in August 2016 after deciding that helping and loving animals Is a…
  • Joslynne Santos

    Kennel Technician

    I’m Joslynne, and I’m starting my junior year in high school. I’m currently…
  • Payton Powers

    Kennel Technician

    Hi! My name is Payton and I’m crazy about animals (except bugs). It’s been a dream of…
  • Summer Jensen

    Kennel Technician

    Hi there! My name is Summer and I joined the team in late August of 2018. I love all…

    Inventory

  • Nita Fox

    Inventory

    Nita is our inventory supervisor. She was born and raised in Boerne; her family has been…

    Groomer

  • Margo Calvert

    Groomer

    Margo has worked for Herbst Veterinary Hospital since 1980. She started out working in the…