After graduating from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, Dr. Russel Martin earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 1993.
Dr. Martin is able to utilize his extensive skill and experience as a small animal veterinarian, although his passion is small animal medicine and surgery. His extensive experience includes work with large, small and exotic animals.
In 1993 he began his career in Williamson County at a two-doctor practice as the primary DVM responsible for all surgical patients. The following year he began work with Georgetown Breeding Services. While there, Dr. Martin developed a successful embryo transfer program for several Boer goat breeders in the central Texas area and oversaw all aspects of the implementation of that program. In 1995, Dr. Martin worked in a multi-doctor practice in Spring, Texas. During his fifteen years there, Dr. Martin performed multiple soft tissue and orthopedic surgical procedures weekly, was responsible for the diagnosis and management of a steady stream of internal medicine cases. Additioinally, Dr. Martin was essential to the functioning of a mobile vaccine clinic. where he saw and vaccinated over 30,000 pets annually. In 2011, he opened Comanche Trail Veterinary Center.
Dr. Martin has lived in Liberty Hill for over five years with his wife Shauna, his two sons, Ryder and Cole, his Brittany, Josie and a handful of Texas Longhorn cattle.
Mandy Fults, BS, LVT, CVPP, VTS-CP
Mandy Fults' move to Liberty Hill enabled her to join the Comanche Trail Veterinary Center team as Clinical Care Coordinator.
Mandy earned her Associates degree in Applied Science from Lone Star College (formerly Tomball Community College) and passed her state and national exam in 2001 to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Mandy continued her education and received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Agriculture Economics from Texas A&M University in 2009. She is a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner through the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management, and attained that certification through extensive research working with numerous case studies. Additionally, Mandy has obtained her Veterinary Technician Specialty in Clinical Practice. Currently she is working on her Master's degree in veterinary biomedical science, with small animal endocrinology as her primary interest.
As a licensed veterinary technician and supervisor to the technician team here at CTVC, Mandy is able to draw on 15 years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine. For the majority of her career, Mandy worked in a busy four-doctor suburban hospital in Spring, Texas. This technician-driven practice enabled her to develop and utilize her skills as a veterinary technician. While working to attain her degree at Texas A&M University, Mandy was additionally employed by Texas A&M Small Animal Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. At A&M, Mandy was able to further develop her skills and knowledge in internal medicine and anesthesia.
She lives in Liberty Hill with her husband, two daughters and her Australian Cattle Dog.
Darryl is a veterinary technician with over 25 years of experience.
He obtained his veterinary technology degree from Texas State Technical Institute in Waco, TX He is a motorcycle enthusiast.
Cindy is a veterinary assistant with over five years of experience in taking care of pets.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Lyndon State College in Vermont. She is an avid runner.
Laurie is a veterinary assistant with 5 years of experience.
She obtained an Associate of Science degree from Austin Community College. She is an experienced equestrian, and she volunteers at Texas Humane Heroes.
Pam is a client service specialist.
She is a retired pediatric nurse practitioner that not only loves helping infants and children but also loves caring for pets and providing great client service.
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