Dr. Bratton grew up in Dallas. He began working with Dr. Baxter as a kennel assistant as a sophomore at Highland Park High School. He joined the Holt family as a veterinarian in June 2003.
Dr. Bratton 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.
He currently serves on the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association Board of Directors. He also served on Emergency Animal Clinic Board of Directors from 2011 to 2015, and completed his term of service as the Board President.
He and his wife, Amy, have twin boys and a Havanese mix named Mr. Fezziwig. He is an avid cyclist and a passionate fan of the Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks and Texas A&M Aggies.