Stephen Bowman, DVM – Owner
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 – Associate Veterinarian
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.

Practice Manager

Lyn’ee Wertz – Practice Manager
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.

Veterinary Technicians

Becky Amerson, LVT
Becky has been with County Line since April 2015 and became a lead technician in September 2017. She is a Licensed Veterinary Technician, having earned an AAS degree from Palo Alto College. She enjoys working in a mixed animal practice because of the variety of animals seen every day. She is a native Texan and enjoys living in the country. In her spare time, she can be found fishing, attending concerts, or lounging with her chiweenies Cricket and Gizmo(pictured).

Carmen Ayers
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.

Victoria Skrzycki
Victoria was born and raised in La Vernia, TX. She has been at County Line since December 2014. She started as a receptionist then crossed trained to become a technician. In her off time, she loves fishing hiking and spending time with her family, friends, and two dogs.

Pete Mendez
Pete has been in the veterinary field for over 12 years. He is the proud uncle of four awesome boys!! He was raised in the country and prefers living in a small town. Pete’s passion in life is living for the Lord. He has three dogs; Tootie, Beauty, and Northia. One day he hopes to add a Golden Retriever to the pack.

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.”

Courtney Ayers, CVT
Courtney is a Certified Veterinary Assistant, she started volunteering at County Line in 2014 and came on board in 2016. She is going to attend Texas State University for their Pre-Veterinary Program after graduating high school. She also plans on attending Texas A&M once she completes the Pre-Veterinary Program. Courtney is a varsity swimmer, swim team captain, and a part of The National Honor Society. She has a pet turtle named Rocky and two dogs Marley and Snoodles.

Carlos Herrera
Carlos started working at County Line as a Veterinary Technician Assistant in November 2016. He loves working here because of the working environment and the mixed animals. “I like to help the team in all areas especially surgery, treatment, and kennel.”

Veterinary Receptionists

Becky Lucas
Becky has lived in the Adkins/La Vernia area for most of her life, raised her family there and wouldn’t have it another way. She truly has a close-knit family. Becky has a background in management in unrelated fields. She has been with us since April 2017 with no previous experience. She is thankful to Dr. Bowman for taking a chance on her. “I honestly believe that we have the most INCREDIBLE CLIENTS. It’s amazing the number of families that have trusted our practice for decades. I have learned that no two days are ever the same and I LOVE IT!” Currently she has her grandsons bearded dragon Thermite.

Kelsey Christofoletti
Kelsey has been with County Line Animal Hospital since October 2017. She has loved and been around animals since she was very young. She was a member of FFA since she was 10 years old where she raised sheep and goats. This passion led her to the Veterinary industry at the age of 16. A native Texan, she lives on a small farm where she raises dairy goats for show, milk, and pets. Along with her small herd of goats, her family includes many spoiled rescue dogs and cats. When not attending to her animals and farm, her interests include art, photography, crafts, and reading.

Skye Verkaik-Bushby
Skye is originally from Brampton, Ontario Canada, but grew up in Helotes, Texas. She has an amazing little boy who loves to learn new things. She is a huge animal lover of every animal put on this earth. Skye has her own group of four-legged animal’s dogs, cats, horses, cows, and a hinny. “I have been working in the veterinary field for four years and love every bit of it! Working here at County Line Animal Hospital, I learn something new every day and get to work with the most amazing people!”

Kennel Technicians

Cynthia Mora
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.

Addaline Alvarez
Goes by Addie she loves being a kennel tech because she has the best job out of the whole hospital!! She gets to play and take care of the dogs and cats all day. Caring for animals is a huge passion for me. I plan to be an at home animal rehabilitator where I can work with large wild mammals such as tigers and bears. Currently, I am going to Texas A&M University and am planning to get my degree in Biology. My activities outside work include Netflix, quilling, reading for pleasure (I love Harry Potter), cooking, collecting Pokémon cards, and hanging out with my boyfriend, Cody. “We don’t have any four-legged fur babies, but we have Gilbert the caterpillar. We are waiting to see what he may become.”

Megan Johnson
Megan joined our team March 2018 she is from La Vernia TX. In her free time she loves to work with horses, and other animals. She spends time with her family, friends and boyfriend Thomas. Megan has many pets that she loves dearly.

“I have always had a passion for animals they make my life complete.” Her goal is to become a veterinary technician in the future.