About Our Vets

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All of our doctors are members of:

The Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice is an organization that promotes high standards of veterinary medicine through continuing education. Participation is voluntary and each member must obtain a minimum of 50 hours of continuing education annually, which greatly exceeds the 17 hours required by the State Board of Texas. Through this high level ofcontinuing education, our doctors can provide a higher quality of care for your pets.

Dr. Bratton was born and raised in Dallas. He began working as a kennel assistant at Holt Veterinary Clinic while a sophomore at Highland Park High School, and he continued to work summers and holidays throughout high school and college. During his fourth year of veterinary school he completed his month-long clinical externship at Holt Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Baxter brought him on as a veterinarian in June 2003.

He is a member of the Veterinary Emergency Critical Care Society, Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, carries Vet-Stem accreditation, and is a USDA-APHIS certified veterinarian for international travel/export certificates.

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Dr. Caldwell grew up and attended college in Findlay, Ohio. Her family relocated to Texas and she attended Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a clinical externship at Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center during her last year of veterinary school.

After graduating from veterinary school in 2001, Dr. Caldwell worked in the Dallas area prior to joining Holt Veterinary Clinic in March 2005. She is a member of the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice.

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Dr. Parker was born in San Antonio, Texas and grew up in Dallas. She attended Highland Park High School, and her passion for animals led her to begin working at Holt Veterinary Clinic when she was 16 years old as a kennel assistant and receptionist. She continued to work at Holt as a veterinary assistant in the summers while she attended college at the University of Texas.

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Dr. Coleman was raised in Lompoc, California where she enjoyed ranch life until attending Colorado State University, followed by veterinary school at Ross University located on Saint Kitts Island. Over the years she has traveled overseas to study abroad, on short term trips with Christian Veterinary Mission, and most recently to Haiti with Humane Society International. She joined Holt shortly after graduating in 2010 and is a member of American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP).

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Dr. Ashley Warren Priddy always knew he would be a veterinarian.

He was born in Manhattan, NYC and then lived a short while in Washington, D.C. before moving back to his father’s hometown of Dallas in the early 1980s. Dr. Priddy grew up in Dallas and some of his fondest memories are with the family dog, Oliver.

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Our doctors are supported by a skilled team of veterinary technicians, as well as an experienced and compassionate administrative and kennel staff.

Clinic Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
(by appointment)
Sun: Closed

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"You become responsible,
forever,
for what you have tamed."

 Antoine de Saint Exupery, poet