Our Team

Dr. Gregg Farmer: Our Team in Austin

Dr. Gregg Farmer

Dr. Gregg Farmer grew up in Savannah, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia where he received his Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1984 and his bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1986. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1990 from the Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine. His special interests are orthopedics, dentistry, and internal medicine. Dr. Farmer has two sons, Anthony and Alexander.

“Over the last 25 years, I have been very blessed to have a great practice with wonderful clients. We welcome you to join our practice and become part of our family.”

Dr. Loretta Farmer

Dr. Loretta Farmer completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University in the field of Bio-Medical Science. She graduated from Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 and has been in private practice for over 20 years. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. Dr. Farmer and her husband, Gregg, have two sons, Anthony and Alexander, plus their furry family member, Chewy.

“I cherish the opportunity to spend time with my clients and get to know their four-legged children. I feel so fortunate to have been given the chance to do something that I am passionate about. We welcome you to come in and give us the opportunity to be a part of your family.”

Dr. Loretta Farmer: Our Team in Austin
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Dr. Ariel Castillo

Ariel Castillo was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas and has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 6 years old. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Texas Tech University and graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Stephanie Rivera

Dr. Stephanie Rivera was born and raised in McAllen, Texas. She received both her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Animal Science from the Texas A&M University-Kingsville. She then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated and received her doctorate degree.

In her free time, Dr. Rivera can be found enjoying fitness her fitness lifestyle through hiking and traveling.

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Martin Mikosz - Practice Manager

Martin, who prefers to go by "Marty", grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his Master of Business Administration in Management from Robert Morris University.

During his childhood, Marty aspired to be a professional athlete. It wasn't until his adulthood that Marty developed a passion for animals and veterinary care. In fact, he brings 14+ years of Veterinary Management experience to our practice!

During his free time, Marty can be found enjoying literature and spending time with family: his wife, daughter, 3 cats and 1 dog!

Courtney Kirkland - Online Pharmacy Specialist

Courtney oversees the online pharmacy program for our veterinary practice, ensuring clients receive savings, convenience, and peace-of-mind when purchasing medications and products for their pet's optimal health and wellbeing.

Courtney grew up in Brackettville, Texas. She has 7 years of experience in the veterinary industry working as a vet and kennel technician. She is a certified laser technician and safety specialist and at her prior clinic, she was the on-site laser technician.

In her free time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her three children and their chocolate lab, Creek. She also enjoys reading, cooking and fishing. During the spring, she can be found with her husband on the diamond coaching Little League Baseball.

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