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Dr. John Kothmann, DVM

Dr. Kothmann was born and raised in San Antonio. He Grew up several blocks from pet hospital location. He graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has one dog, “ Hombre”. They both enjoy going to ranch where Hombre can see his barn cat friends.

Studies - Dr. Kothmann received his Veterinarian training at The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He has been a licensed practicing Veterinarian for over 40 years.

Continuing Education -
Dr. Kothmann stays current with the latest in veterinarian advancements through his involvement in Veterinarian Continuing Education. Your pet will always have the most effective, latest treatments, from routine vaccinations to advanced surgical procedures.

Treatment Philosophy
- “An ounce of prevention...”. No better way to avoid pet health issues than keeping our pets safe with preventative vaccines and medicine. Dr. Kothmann's clinic is well stocked with the latest meds to keep your dog in good health. Dr. Kothmann also believes that diet is critical and can help you determine what and how much your pet should eat. Special foods are stocked at the clinic for dogs with digestive problems and other disorders that require a special diet.




Dr. Chris LaBrie, DVM

Dr. LaBrie was born and raised in San Antonio. He grew up in his father's veterinary clinic on the South side of San Antonio. His younger brother is also a veterinarian and works with their father. Dr. LaBrie graduated from Keystone School. He and his wife have two dogs; "Hank", (a Dachshund) and "Layla" ( a Boxer Mix).

Studies - Dr. LaBrie graduated from Texas A&M University in 2009 with a degree in Chemistry. He then went on to graduate from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. He has practiced veterinary medicine in San Antonio his entire career.



Heather Smith - Receptionist/Technician

Heather has had a lifelong passion for animals. She studied animal science and agriculture at Texas A&M, and proudly holds the position of receptionist/veterinary technician. Heather enjoys spending time with her family including her Boston Terrier/Chihuahua mix ‘Nibbler’ and feline companion ‘Cleocatra’.



Denise Jones - Receptionist

Denise loves to care for your pets! She loves her position here as a receptionist, where she provides outstanding customer service. Denise has 4 pets at home; including Mac, her husband’s service dog, Keira, Karma and a cat Nova. She is a military spouse that loves to travel, go to her sons’ football games, and daughters’ Jiu Jitsu tournaments.



Read about Kothmann Pet Hospital  in 78209 Magazine








1051 Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX  78209 - 210-828-3935
Hours - M, W, T, F - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM
- 7:00 PM 
 Sat. 8:30 AM - Noon


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