Stephen Bowman, DVM
Dr. Bowman is a 2002 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, and started working for County Line Animal Hospital immediately after graduating from vet school. He worked here for six years before going to work for a clinic in San Antonio for a year and a half, then returned and eventually took over the practice in December of 2012 along with his wife who is a veterinarian at China Grove Veterinary Clinic, they live in La Vernia with their two kid’s, dogs, cats, goats, and horses.
Joseph Miga, DVM
Dr. Miga graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 and began working at County Line Animal Hospital later that year. He greatly enjoys the variety of challenges and rewarding experiences found only in a mixed-animal veterinary practice. He lives in La Vernia with his lovely wife, two children, and two lazy cats.
Lyn’ee has been in the veterinary field for 20 years and has gained valuable experience over that time. She served proudly in the US Army for 9+ years, and has worked in many veterinary hospitals. Lyn’ee joined the County Line team in May 2017. She loves her team and looks forward to what the future holds. She has a number of pets, four of which you see here: Tink, Star, Larry, and Sophia. She also has four cats and Jimmy the bearded dragon. Lyn’ee has a great love for movies and finding adventures with her children and 2-year-old grandson.
Carman has been in the veterinary field for 22+ years and has worked in many veterinary hospitals. She became a part of the County Line team in December 2013. Carmen became one of our Lead Veterinary Technician’s in September 2017. She has a great passion for working in this field. Carmen has two daughters, two dogs, and a turtle named Rocky.
Jessica joined our team in June 2021 and is originally from La Vernia, TX. She has a degree in Animal Science from Tarleton State College. She has a passion for learning, and we are happy her professional journey has begun with County Line Animal Hospital. She has two dogs and a cat that she loves.
Efren Serrano, LVT
Efren joined the County Line team in January 2007. He has worked in many animal hospitals before settling here with us. Efren has been a veterinary technician for more than 20 years, graduating from Palo Alto in 2001 as an Licensed Veterinary Technician. He has two dogs; Toby, a German Shephard and Tyson, a Rottweiler. These trusted companions help keep his home safe. “Working in a small animal and large animal practice has been my dream, it offers me what I like.”
Kevin was born and raises on a ranch, where he grew up throwing hay and taking care of various animals from turkeys to horses. Kevin currently has two dogs, a cat, and a donkey by the names of Ben, Bella, violet, and nick-knack. He spends most of his free time in the gym, as well as volunteering for the Civil Air Patrol. Kevin plans on attending UTSA in 2021.
Annie loves spending time with her many four-legged friends. She is pursuing a degree in wildlife biology, and she hopes to make a difference one day.
Krystal Luna, CVA
Krystal graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2020. She has three dogs and two cats that are her whole world.
Kate joined our team September 2022
Patricia is from Germany and comes to County Line with 13 years of experience in the veterinary field. She has traveled the world with her US Army husband. They have decided to make Texas their home, enjoying the serenity of country living. Patricia and her husband enjoy being close to their children and grandchildren. Her hobbies are horse riding, gardening, swimming, and relaxing with a glass of wine.
“I’m a lover of large and small breed animals and now having my own horses, dogs, cats, and chickens, I’m living my dream”
“I believe a big smile and good laughs are the best ways to start any process to healing.”
Shelbi joined out team in March 2023. She has a passion for keeping animals safe and healthy. Being outdoors and taking walks with her 3 dogs, 4 kids, and her husband is how she spends her free time. Shelbi loves being a part of the La Vernia community, and she looks forward to building relationships with clients and patients.
Abigail graduated from east central high school and has been a part of our team since March 2023. She is a proud animal welfare advocate inside and outside of work. Her free time goes towards rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming street strays.
Mariah joined our team in March 2023, she is an amazing addition with her witty sense of humor and professionalism. She is born and raised here in Texas. Mariah happily owns 3 dachshunds and a red ear slider turtle. She is proud to a part of the veterinary medical community.
“Providing quality and genuine care to our patients and clients if top priority.”
She is known by many names Cynthia, Mom, and Grandma. Cynthia has 3 loving 4-legged family members one of which is a service dog named Presley. She helped train Presley with a certified trainer. Her passion for animals has grown more with the training of a Pit Bull service animal.
“I love taking care of them and telling them my secrets, as well as at work when they come to visit me in the kennel to get loved on.”