Our team understands what it means to be in the business of livestock production. Let us help you become more profitable by improving the health of your herd.
Numerous diseases that adversely affect animals can easily be prevented through vaccination and routine diagnostic screening. We have the knowledge and capabilities to keep you animals healthy with routine wellness care.
In-house laboratory allows us to get results quickly, when it matters.
Our surgical suite is complete with comprehensive anesthetic monitoring capabilities. Our team is able to provide the up-to-date anesthetic options available for all surgical situations.
Have you met our friendly staff and browsed the selection of pet health and specialty items for your four-legged friend?
The skilled veterinay team is able to perform an array of surgical procedures, both routine and specialized.
Our modern in-house lab gets results quickly. We pride ourselves in our state of the art imaging systems & our expertise in using them to keep your animals healthy.
The veterinary clinic's large animal facilities are modern and ergonomically designed, for safe and effective cattle handling.
Looking for the best bovine care in the area. Our team knows production medicine.
Texas style - bigger is better in being prepared to work with your bulls, heifers, cows and calves. Our chute rotates completely to allow examination and treatment of bovine lameness issues.
Dr. Austin Sherman was born and raised in Bay City, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2011 and a veterinary degree in 2017. Following graduation, he worked in a rural mixed animal practice in Floresville Texas. His veterinary interest include surgery, reproduction, and food animal medicine.
Austin enjoys anything outdoors, especially fishing on the coast. He married his wife, Carissa, in 2015. They have two dogs and a cat.
He is an active member of Texas Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Carissa Sherman was raised in Tomball, Texas. She earned a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences from Texas A&M University in 2013, and her veterinary degree at Texas A&M University in 2017. Following graduation she worked in a rural mixed animal practice in Floresville Texas. Her veterinary interest include medicine, imaging, and dentistry.
She met and married her husband, Austin, in veterinary school. They have two dogs and a cat. Her hobbies include hiking, running, hunting, and being anywhere near water.
She is an active member of Texas Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Fitzgerald grew up in northwest Houston. His passion for veterinary medicine began early while working on his family's cow/calf operation in Columbus. He graduated with honors from Texas A&M University with a degree in Animal Science in 2000 and with his DVM degree in 2005. After graduation, he completed a one year internship at Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic in Salinas, CA. After his internship he returned to the 6666 Ranch where he worked as a resident veterinarian at one of the world's largest equine breeding operations. He started F9 Equine Clinic in 2009, acquired Columbus Animal Clinic in 2016.
Dr. Fitzgerald's professional interests include equine lameness, reproduction, podiatry, and general equine medicine. Dr. Fitzgerald is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr. Fitzgerald has previously served on the equine practice committee for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the owner education committee for the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr. Fitzgerald is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. He and his wife, Rashelle have 8 children.
Autum grew up in Columbus and is very involved in the community rescuing and helping animals. Animals are her passion. She loves spending time outdoors, dancing, singing and spending time with family and friends.
She has always had many different types of animals; from cats, dogs, turtles, hamsters and horses. She loves them all. Autum is a happy fur mom of 8 four legged babies. She loves being a part of the Columbus Animal Clinic team and is excited to see what the future of the clinic holds.
Alexandra Murphy was born and raised in former West Berlin, Germany. She fell in love with horses at an early age, and competed in dressage and stadium jumping. She has college degrees in botany and child development, and also completed a formal apprenticeship to become a licensed riding instructor in Germany. She came to the USA in 1993 to support her husband in his military career, raised their two daughters and taught riding lessons. In 2000 she became a certified instructor with the American Riding Instructor Association in Dressage and Stable Management. From 2001-2010 she managed the Ft. Hood Stables, a 108 horse facility for the members of the armed forces, and operated her own lesson & training program teaching dressage, working with mentally and physically challenged soldiers returning from war.
Morgan Hood always has had a love for animals. Active in 4H and FFA, showing and raising rabbits as a main focus; but also goats, cows and horses. After college, Morgan started her grooming career at Texas Academy of Animal Control Officers and became an ACO in San Antonio for 2 years. Her passion was making the pets that came into the shelter feel and look better so they could be adopted. Once she discovered that knack for grooming, she continued through multiple training programs and has become a professional groomer.
Morgan pledges to love your pet, care for your pet, be patient and kind and do what is best for your pet no matter what, standing by the fact that comfort must come before vanity.