Dr. Bratton grew up in Dallas. He worked with Dr. Baxter as a kennel assistant as a sophomore at Highland Park High School and joined the Holt family as a veterinarian in June 2003.
As a member of the Veterinary Emergency Critical Care Society and the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, Dr. Bratton stays on the cutting edge of veterinary practice. He also carries Vet-Stem accreditation and is a USDA-APHIS certified veterinarian for international travel/export certificates.
Dr. Bratton serves and leads his professional community as the Dallas County District Director of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and as Vice President of the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association Board of Directors. He also served on the 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 road cyclist and loves to spend time with his family in the mountains of northern New Mexico.