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Small Animal Cardiology

For small animal appointments call (979) 845-2351 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Emergencies accepted 24 hours a day
Cardiology

The Cardiology service diagnoses and treats valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, congenital heart disease, and heart failure among many other cardiovascular diseases. Our cardiologists are leaders in the fields of heart failure management, interventional cardiology, and cardiovascular surgery.

Our specialists have more than 40 years of combined experience, and have successfully performed minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures for more than 20 years. We are committed to helped your pet have a better life by providing state-of-the-art, comprehevsive heart disease diagnosis and management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Our Team

Sonya G. Gordon

Sonya G. Gordon, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Associate Professor of Cardiology

Dr. Gordon received her DVM from the Ontario Veterinary College. She completed an internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College before returning to Ontario Veterinary College where she completed an advanced degree in cardiology and her cardiology residency training. She is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of cardiology. Her special interests are focused on canine chronic valve disease, imaging, interventional procedures, and clinical trials.

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Ashley B. Saunders

Ashley B. Saunders, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Associate Professor of Cardiology

Dr. Saunders received her DVM from Texas A&M University. She completed an internship at the University of Tennessee before returning the Texas A&M to complete her residency in small animal cardiology. She is board-certified in the specialty of cardiology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her special interests include congenital heart disease, interventional cardiology, advanced imaging, 3D modeling, and heart failure management.

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Sonya Wesselowski

Sonya Wesselowski, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Sonya Wesselowski received her DVM from Kansas State University.  She completed cardiology residency training and a second master's degree at Virginia Tech University and is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of cardiology.  Her special interests include degenerative mitral valve disease, echocardiographic imaging, and arrhythmias.

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Bruno Boutet

Bruno Boutet, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Boutet received his DVM from the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island. He completed a rotating internship at Michigan Veterinary Specialists before finishing a two year fellowship at the Texas Institute for Preclinical Studies. His special interests include cardiology and interventional radiology.

Derek Matthews

Derek Matthews, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Matthews received his DVM from Colorado State University. He completed a rotating internship at Purdue University, before starting his residency at Texas A&M University. His special interests include cardiology, interventional radiology, and chagas myocarditis.

Katrina Cusack, CDVM

Katrina Cusack, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Cusack received her DVM from the University College of Dublin, Ireland. She completed both rotating and specialty internships at VCA Newark Animal Hospital in Newark, Delaware.  Dr. Cusack then stayed on as an emergency veterinarian for one year prior to starting her cardiology residency at Texas A&M University. Her special interests include congential heart disease, arrythmias, pericardial effusion, and cardiac neoplasia.

Kathy Glaze

Kathy Glaze, RVT

Veterinary Technician

Kathy Glaze is a registered veterinary technician. Kathy was a founding member as well as president of Brazos Valley Golden Retriever Rescue. She is also an active member of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Rescue. Kathy specializes in managing the cardiovascular catheterization laboratory.

Jill VanWhy

Jill VanWhy, LVT

Veterinary Technician

Jill is a licensed veterinary technician. She also has a background in education, and previously worked as a veterinary technician in New York State before joining the cardiology service at Texas A&M. In cardiology, she lends support with patient care, student teaching, and assistance with clinical research projects. Outside of work, Jill enjoys traveling and exploring the state she now calls home.