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Our team of Austin vets & vet techs are a diverse crew, with an overall goal in common: keeping your pets as happy and healthy as they can be. We look forward to meeting you and your pets in person, but until then, we invite you to get acquainted with our veterinary staff below.

Our ATX Veterinary Staff in Austin

Our Veterinary Team

Dr. Robert Pieratt

Veterinarian, Doc in Charge

Dr. Robert Pieratt (aka Dr. Rob) was born and raised in Austin, Texas and grew up exploring the lakes and hills of this beautiful city. Dr. Pieratt graduated with a bachelors in Animal Science from Colorado State University in 2008 and earned his DVM from Oklahoma State University in 2014. Dr. Rob is a member of CAVMA, TVMA, AVMA, and is adamant with staying up to date with developments in veterinary medicine, both through personal research and participating in continuing education courses regularly. Read More

Dr. Theresa Hardy


Dr. Theresa Hardy graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. She taught high school science and math for 3 years before returning to school. In 1995 Dr. Hardy graduated from Texas A&M with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, got married, and moved to Austin. Read More


Office Manager

Formerly a vet tech at ATX Animal Clinic, Chris is now our Office Manager. He was born and raised in Germany in the Eifel mountains and spent much of his childhood out in nature. “This is where my love of animals flourished,” says Chris. Read More



Michelle has been working for ATX Animal Clinic since May 2019. She is a proud mother of six furbabies, 3 dogs and 3 cats, and loves spending her free time with them at home or in the great outdoors. Read More

April T. Technician at ATX Animal Clinic


Veterinary Technician

April grew up outside of Austin and moved back after attending college at Texas State University. She has been a technician for about two years. Before working at ATX Animal Clinic, she worked in wildlife rescue and rehabilitation. Read More

Burt, one of the Veterinary Technicians at ATX Animal Clinic.


Veterinary Technician

Burt is a native of Lago Vista, though she likes to joke that she comes from the land of Mordor, where shadows lie. Her hobbies include lizards, tortoises, all furry beings, and hobbit feasts. Read More

Shiloh, Veterinary Technician at ATX Animal Clinic.


Veterinary Technician

Shiloh is a recent graduate from Texas State University with a degree in Animal Science. Her love for animals began at the age of 8 when her family moved to a ranch outside of town where she began to care for animals such as dogs, cats, horses, cattle and pigs. Read More


Veterinary Technician

Christi, a Louisiana native, has lived in Austin for over ten years. She and her husband, Matt, are the proud parents of 6 adorable pets–three dogs, a cat, a bird, and a hamster. Read More


Veterinary Technician

I was born in Oklahoma into a military family and spent the first 10 years of my life moving. I lived in Alaska for four years when my dad retired. We moved here to Austin and I was able to finally keep a pet. Read More

Katie, Receptionist at ATX Animal Clinic



Katie is one of the newest members on the team. Although an Austin native, she has a desire to explore abroad. Katie is studying Anthropology while working reception at ATX. Read More

Carrie, Receptionist at ATX Animal Clinic



Born and raised in Texas, Carrie moved to Austin after finishing her undergrad at Texas State University. When she isn’t working the front desk at ATX Animal Clinic, she is enjoying the sunshine by the water. Read More


Queen of the Clinic

Delilah (AKA Miss Delilah) runs ATX Animal Clinic with a pair of iron paws. Prior to joining the ATX team, Delilah was host of the late night talk show “Delilah and Friends”, where she discussed topics such as the optimal cat litter for back paw comfort, grooming tips for a better catnap, and the importance of Morris in a hyper-contextual dystopian world. Read More