Dr. Jessica Michalec was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. She attended Texas A&M University for both her bachelor’s and professional degree, graduating as a DVM in 2005. Since that time, Dr. Michalec has been an associate of ABC Animal & Bird Clinic. She is also the presiding veterinarian for the TWRC. Dr. Michalec holds memberships in the following organizations: AVMA , TVMA, AAV, AEMV, AAWV, AVHS, and the Humane Society. Dr. Michalec is currently pursuing board certification in Exotic Companion Mammal species. Her other interests include behavior, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.
Is one of ABVP’s newest, numbering approximately 22 active Diplomates. Most are in private practice and see a variety of species including exotic pets, dogs, and cats. Others are in practices limited to exotics. Diplomates are expected to be skilled in the art and science of medicine and surgery as well as other areas such as preventative and wellness care, husbandry, nutrition, and behavior. Some ECM Diplomates are in academia where they teach and perform clinical service and research
Dr. Michalec and her husband Chris have two children, James and Erin Michalec and five “furry” children, two Malteses (Sprocket and Newton), two cats (Jazz and Hitchcock), and a husky mix named Belle. Dr. Michalec’s personal interests include reading, writing, poetry, sewing, painting, movies, and volunteering with children’s or conservation organizations.
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