David Behrends, DVM
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
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.
Caitlyn Cairns, DVM
Dr. Cairns is a 2021 graduate of Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys traveling and hiking with her husband and spending time with her four dogs: Addie, Clark, Louie, and Stella.
Kendall Pittman, DVM
Please welcome Dr. Pittman when you come see us! Dr. Pittman is a 2022 graduate of Texas A&M. She enjoys hunting, fishing, kayaking, and all things outdoors! Dr. Pittman grew up right down the road from us in Boerne and is excited to start her career close to home.
Stephanie Fortune, CVT
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.
Alex was with us a few years ago, left, then came back again! You will most definitely recognize her with her big heart and even bigger smile welcoming our patients.
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.
April joined our team Spring 2019. She jumped in and seems like she’s been here for years. She loves all your babies and goes to great length to ensure your pet is comfortable.
Elisabeth joined our team in July 2020 and came to us all the way from Norway! She enjoys the Texas Hill Country and got here as soon as she could! Elisabeth happily answers the phone and is anxious to to see who comes into the door.
After moving from Arizona to be closer to family, Madisyn joined our team and has quickly stepped in being a great asset to our team. She prides herself on taking great care of each and every pet that walks in.
Cheyenne grew up in our town and knows many of the people that walk in our door – getting to see their pets is an added bonus!
Dawson worked here his senior year in high school learning the ropes; he has since come back and will be working on obtaining his Veterinary Technician Certificate.
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.
Anayeli is a local Blanconian and does a fabulous job of caring for your fur-babies and ensuring they have everything (and then some!) to have a comfortable stay with us. Whether they are here for boarding, surgery, or just to hang out for the day be assured they are well taken care of!
Jacee is a Senior and working with us to obtain knowledge in this career. We are excited to have her on our team!
Riley is a Senior and working with us to obtain knowledge in this career as well; she has background in the shelter world, and giving her hand in the Veterinary world now. We are excited to have her on our team!