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Staff

The staff here at Blanco Veterinary Clinic strive for excellence in veterinary medicine. We work hard to ensure your pet receives the top of the line care it deserves. We understand that your pet isn't just an animal in your household, they are a member of your family, and we treat them as such.
  • David Behrends, DVM
    Owner/Veterinarian
    Dr. Behrends received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M in 1979. He was an associate veterinarian in Angleton, TX before returning to the hill country, where he was born and raised (Stonewall & Fredericksburg). The practice was established in 1981, and he has been an active practitioner in mixed animal medicine in Blanco since. Along with being a father of two, Dr. Behrends is an active member of First Baptist Church and a board member of the Blanco County Appraisal District.
  • Christina Behrends, DVM
    Veterinarian
    Dr. Behrends received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M in May of 2014. Following graduation, she worked as an associate veterinarian at Bastrop Veterinary Hospital where she developed her skills as a mixed animal practitioner. As a practitioner, Dr. Behrends enjoys food animal medicine & small animal surgery/preventative medicine. Christina grew up in Blanco, TX where she was able to enjoy all the great activities the hill country has to offer. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling, and photography.
  • Dusty Lehne, DVM
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Lehne received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2018. Dr. Lehne is a local of this area, being born & raised in the Texas Hill Country. He is  familiar with all things cattle, as he raised show steers and continues to manage cattle of his own. In his free time Dr. Lehne enjoys spending time with his wife and their newborn baby girl.

  • Stephanie Fortune, CVT
    Hospital Manager/Technician
    Stephanie started her employment at Blanco Veterinary Clinic in March 1999. She graduated in May 2009 from Cedar Valley College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science of Veterinary Technology. She is familiar with all areas of the practice, but she spends the majority of her time working with the veterinarians in clinical medicine. In her spare time Stephanie enjoys spending time with her 'critters', hunting, cat fishing with her husband John, and enjoying their son, Chase.
  • ​Missy Mowery
    Technician
    After taking a 9 year break, Missy is back! With her upbeat energy, she assists with the doctors and answers phones when needed. In her spare time, she is with her family and off taking gorgeous photographs across the county.
  • Shealynne Yeager
    Technician
    Shealynne joined us from Steamboat, Colorado (hence the snow on her 'Topper'). She decided to leave the ice to come where it is HOT, and boy did she! When she is not treating your pet - she is at home with her fiancé riding her horses and making baked goods.
  • Catie Bickham
    Kennel Staff
    Catie has been with us since 2015, helping out with all of our furry friends enjoying their stays overnight. She is a senior at Blanco High School and competes competitively in the Band Competitions.
  • Vickie Kepler
    Receptionist
    Vickie started her employment at the Blanco Veterinary Clinic in February 2006. She is trained as a licensed vocational nurse, but she enjoys the veterinary field, therefore she helps out here at the clinic as a receptionist. She will greet you with a kind smile as you come into our office. In her spare time Vickie enjoys the company of her two dogs and two cats.
  • Shirley Laumer
    Kennel Staff
    Shirley has been with the staff since November 2011. She has been a great asset taking wonderful care of all the boarding animals staying in our kennels. In her spare time, she tends to her stress release: her plethora of house plants and trees at her home, as well as her own assortment of pets.
  • Clara Mobley
    Hospital Manager/Accountant
    Clara is our 'behind the scenes woman', she is our bookkeeper and will not hesitate to answer the phone lines when they are going full throttle. In her spare time, she enjoys going to garage sales and spending time with her family.
  • Ann Marie
    Receptionist

    Ann Marie

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - Noon

Sunday:

Closed