Meet Our Team

APPOINTMENT

We’re one big family.

Get to know the team that has dedicated their lives to taking the absolute best care of your pet.
Dr. Ryan Millington, DVM

Dr. Ryan Millington, DVM

Medical Director

Dr. Ryan Millington grew up in Karnes City, Texas, just south of San Antonio. His time was spent doing all the things a good ole’ Texas boy does: all available sports, hunting, fishing, and working hard with friends through hay hauling, mowing yards, and construction work. It was through those experiences that he learned the value of a good team, being part of a community, and a solid work ethic to serve those in his community.

Dr. Millington moved to the big city of Austin in 1998 to attend the University of Texas at Austin and went on to graduate from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada in 2007. The majority of his 10+ years as a veterinarian have been spent practicing emergency medicine, but he has also worked as a relief veterinarian, as well as a house-call veterinarian. These experiences have molded him into a well-rounded practitioner who has seen a wide variety of cases. But more importantly, they taught Dr. Millington the value of clear communication and complete honesty with clients.

As a veterinarian, Dr. Millington has a particular interest in pain management, soft tissue surgery, and emergency medicine. When not practicing medicine, he can be found pursuing his other interests such as coaching youth lacrosse, training for the next endurance race, and working on his archery game.

Dr. Millington is very excited to be part of the leadership team at Firehouse Belterra Village and to begin serving the community of Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs.

Adan Davila

Adan Davila

Hospital Manager

Adan was born and raised in Austin, Texas. From a young age, he knew he wanted to work with animals and studied Veterinary Technology at Austin Community College.

Adan joined Firehouse Animal Health Center in 2016 and is thrilled to be part of the leadership team at Belterra Village. He regularly attends veterinary technician and management conferences to keep up-to-date on new medical developments.

Adan takes a special interest in client service, patient relationships, preventive wellness exams, and clinic operations. When not at Firehouse, he enjoys spending time with his Fiancé and his son, Samuel. He also has a passion for American Quarter Horses that he owns, breeds, and trains in different disciplines.

Sandra Chavez

Sandra Chavez

Veterinary Technician

Sandra was born and raised in Austin Texas. She began her career in the veterinary field in 2005. While working in veterinary medicine, she completed a degree as a Certified Medical Assistant.

Sandra’s passion has always been working with animals and in June of 2018 Sandra joined the Firehouse team in Belterra Village. Her interest and focus at Firehouse includes client education, as well as fostering a great client and patient experience. Sandra is working on her Fear-Free Certification, a method that creates a better experience for pets by reducing stressors within a hospital setting. In her free time, she spends the weekends watching her daughter Alyssa play in select softball tournaments and traveling with her son Christopher to his All-Star Cheer Competitions. And of course, she loves hanging out with her 2 dog and cats.

Kaitlin McClendon

Kaitlin McClendon

Veterinary Technician

Kaitlin moved from South Carolina to Texas in 2008 and hasn’t looked back, (partly because Texas has WAY better tacos). She graduated from Texas State University in 2017 with a degree in Psychology. Kaitlin joined the Firehouse Belterra Village team in May of 2018. Here, she has taken a special interest in client communication, patient relationships, and will soon obtain her Fear-Free Certification, a method that creates a better experience for pets by reducing stressors within a hospital setting.

In her spare time, Kaitlin enjoys blogging about her culinary adventures (she’s a huge foodie), reading, and playing video games. She also lives with 4 cats, all of whom are shelter rescues!

Anjel Ortiz

Anjel Ortiz

Client Service Coordinator

Anjel grew up in the beautiful hill country of Wimberley, Texas. She got to Dripping Springs as fast as she could and settled here in 1994 after she met her husband. Anjel’s passion for animals started from a very early age. She recalls assisting her grandfather deliver a foal in the middle of the night at their family farm in North Texas. It was this upbringing that led her to pursue a career in the veterinary field. With more than 22 years of experience, Anjel is excited to have joined the Firehouse Belterra team in May of 2018.

Anjel is most excited about learning new concepts and growing professionally at Firehouse. Anjel looks forward to offering her fellow neighbors a warm family client experience while their pets receive the best care. When not at Firehouse, Anjel enjoys fishing and spending time with her husband, two daughters and of course, their 4 dogs and 2 cats!!

We’re here to help.

Have questions? We’re here to help! Our Austin animal hospital is open, inviting and modern. Please don’t hesitate to contact us or stop by.

Location

166 Hargraves Dr. Suite C100
Austin, TX 78737
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Hours

Mon-Fri: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Sat: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sun: Closed

Contact

Phone: 512.645.1000 (Call 24/7!)
Fax: 800.517.3024
Email: belterrainfo@firehouse.vet

Have questions?

Use the form below and a member of our team will get back to you as quickly as possible. If you need immediate assistance, please call us at 512.645.1000.
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