Austin Veterinarians

Austin Texas VeterinarianAllen Codding, DVM, Owner

Austin veterinarian Dr. Allen Codding is the owner of Anderson Mill Animal Clinic and has cared for pets there as a general practitioner since 1998. Dr. Codding previously practiced medicine at a number of hospitals in the Austin area, including the Animal Medical Center and the Animal Emergency Hospital of Austin.

A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Codding attended the University of Central Oklahoma and received his Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1990. He earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. A member of the Capital Area Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Codding's professional interests include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery and dentistry.

Dr. Codding's animal companions include Tyler, a Dalmatian, and Noah, a Lhasa Apso. During his leisure time, he prefers being on or in the water, boating, wakeboarding or scuba diving. He is also a dive master for a local dive shop. He also loves the outdoors, gardening and being with his children. Dr. Codding and his wife Emily were married at Graceland in September 2008 and welcomed a son, James Allen, into their family on December 14, 2009 and a daughter, Juliet Reagan, on December 4, 2013.

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Austin VeterinarianStephanie Swanzy, DVM

An Austin native, general practitioner Dr. Stephanie Swanzy has cared for pets at Anderson Mill Animal Clinic since 2003. She attended Texas A&M University and received her Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Science in 1999. Dr. Swanzy earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Her professional interests include dentistry, soft-tissue surgery and exotic animal care, especially the care of small mammals. Dr. Swanzy is a member of the Capital Area Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Swanzy shares her home with her husband, Kirk, and cats Simon, Bailey, Tobey, Cassidy, Lil Tux, Smudge, Dink, Huey, Chilly, and Monkey. An avid runner, she has raced in the Austin Marathon, Dallas White Rock Marathon, and the prestigious Boston Marathon, and she can usually be found training for her next race. Dr. Swanzy also enjoys reading and cooking. She is a member of the Twenty-Six Two Marathon Club of Austin and the Longhorn Lions of Cedar Park/Leander.

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Austin, TX vetsWhitney Pagel, DVM

Dr. Whitney Pagel is originally from Wharton, TX. She got her start in veterinary medicine there during her school days, attending career days at local clinics, volunteering and eventually attaining an after-school job as a veterinary technician. When she headed off to college at Texas A&M University, she continued working part-time as a vet tech and volunteering at the Brazos Animal Shelter, and in 2004 she received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science and Animal Science. Four years later, she earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine.

In the summer of 2008, Dr. Pagel moved to Austin and has been practicing veterinary medicine in this area ever since. In spring of 2011 she joined the team at Anderson Mill Animal Clinic. Dr. Pagel is member of the Capital Area American Veterinary Association and her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, pain management, integrative therapy and feline medicine.

In her spare time Dr. Pagel enjoys sharing her surgical skills with the non-profit spay/neuter community of the greater Central Texas region. Aside from her passion for veterinary medicine, Dr. Pagel enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, physical fitness, music, baking, and being with family and friends. Dr. Pagel and her husband Jon have a son, Finn, who was born 1/14/17. They also have three furry children: An Australian shepherd named Harvey and two orange tabbies named Fergie and Flanders.

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Austin, TX vetsKelly Broussard, DVM

Dr. Kelly Broussard became an Associate Veterinarian at Anderson Mill Animal Clinic in July 2014. She grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and from the earliest stages of her life she was close with animals. "I've had pets around since I was an infant," Dr. Broussard explains. "Later, I often shadowed a family friend often while I was making the decision as to what I wanted to go to school for."

She chose to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Dr. Broussard attended Louisiana State University for her undergraduate and graduate degrees, gaining her Bachelor's Degree of Science in Animal Science in 2006 and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Capital Area Veterinary Medical Association, and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Broussard's professional interests include internal medicine and soft tissue surgery, but she enjoys the entire process of providing veterinary care to patients in need.

"I enjoy the opportunity to help that we get every time a very sick pet comes in," Dr. Broussard says. "I love being able to sort through data, lab work and radiographs to diagnose and then determine the best treatment plan for the family and pet."

At home Dr. Broussard cares for two Labrador Retrievers named Henry and Gus, four hens and lots of goldfish. In her free time she enjoys cooking, brewing beer, outdoor activities (camping, hiking, kayaking) and attending concerts.

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Austin, TX vetsAllison Lott, DVM

Joining our team in March 2017, Dr. Allison Lott has become an integral part of our incredible team here at Anderson Mill Animal Hospital. As a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the Capital Area Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Lott offers unique expertise.

Growing up in Katy, Texas, Dr. Lott knew she was interested in helping animals at an early age. Her first job in the animal related field began in high school, where she worked as a kennel technician for a small animal clinic just 5 minutes walking from her house. Allison also worked at a boarding kennel, in a research lab with rats and mice, at a deer farm raising fawns, and interning at a zoo.

Dr. Lott graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baylor University in 2012 receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then went on to obtain her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Texas A&M University, graduating Cum Laude in 2016.

In her free time, Dr. Lott enjoys taking in as many outdoor activities, including hiking and camping, and also likes attending the live music shows that Austin, Texas has to offer. At home, she enjoys baking and sewing, and spending time with her 2 pups. She owns a Lab/Border collie mix, named Mulligan, and a Pointer/Whippet mix, named Lena.

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