Russell N. Ueckert, DVM

Dr. Ueckert is a 1992 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. He and his family have lived in Abilene since 1992 providing veterinary care for the animals of the Big Country. He enjoys training Labrador Retrievers, fishing, skiing, hunting, farming and flying airplanes. Serving the veterinarians of Texas through Texas Veterinary Medical Association is another of his passions. He has been in leadership in TVMA for many years and is the 2015 TVMA President. He also serves as an Elder and teacher at South Side Baptist Church in Abilene.


John D. Dearing, DVM

Dr. Dearing is a 1980 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. He moved to Abilene in 1982 and started Dearing Veterinary Clinic, which has grown and thrived under his management. He enjoys camping, skiing, scuba diving and water sports. He has been recognized by the Boy Scouts of America as the Outstanding Scoutmaster of Texas and continues to lead an Abilene-based Troop. TVMA recognized Dr. Dearing as the General Practitioner of the Year in 2014. He is committed to continually learning and sharing his knowledge with other veterinarians.


Adam Arche, DVM

Dr. Arche is a South Texas native. He attended Lubbock Christian University and graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. He enjoys spending time with his family, sports and hunting. His special interests in veterinary medicine are small and large animal medicine cases.


Heather Lee, DVM

Dr. Lee is a 2015 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Although she is not a native Texan, she got here as fast as she could! She enjoys hiking, hunting and fishing in her spare time.  She mostly works with small animals and has a strong interest in production medicine. 


Doug Bronstad, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Bronstad graduated from Texas A&M University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. He completed a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Tennessee and was awarded board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1982.

In 1994, he received the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice Clinical Referral and Consultation Award.

His professional interests include general internal medicine, hematology, and endocrinology. We are excited to have him as a Board-Certified Internal Medicine specialist. He sees our clients and their pets on referral by appointment.


Lisa Durso Keel, DVM


Ashley Simon, DVM


Tracy Walker, DVM