Meet Our Veterinary Team
Dr. Jose Salazar, DVM, MS
Dr. Jose Salazar is the founder of Magnolia Veterinary Hospital. He completed his undergraduate work in 2004 with a bachelors in animal science, followed by a masters degree in equine reproductive physiology in 2009, and then his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M Veterinary school in 2011. Dr. Salazar enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but holds special interests in surgery and internal medicine cases.
Dr. Salazar highly values client-patient-doctor relationships, thus helping to strengthen the bonds between pets and their owners.
When not working Dr. Salazar loves to spend time with his wife Rebecca and son Rex. Having grown up on a ranch in central Texas he enjoys riding horses and working cows. Dr. Salazar has also managed to juggle a music career as Doc West Music since just prior to veterinary school. He still writes, records, and performs country music in the Texas Music scene.
Rebecca S Salazar, DVM, DACVAA
Dr. Rebecca Salazar received her DVM from Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She complete her anesthesia and analgesia residency in 2015. She works at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, and offers cardiac echocardiograms with us at MVH. She consults with Magnolia Veterinary Hospital and provides assistance to our management staff.
She has a particular interest in high risk anesthesia patients and pain management. When Dr. Salazar is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband Jose and son Rex. She also enjoys horseback riding and traveling.
Dr. Kimberly McGinley, DVM
When away from practice, she stays busy with her husband Chris, their four children and their menagerie- which includes a Great Dane, a Weimaraner, ducks, chickens and a turtle. She is an avid baseball, equestrienne and dance mom.
Dr. Codee Hurst, DVM
Amy Franks, LVT
Emily Halliburton, LVT
Lauren, CVA II
Torie Rutherford, Veterinary Assistant
Torie began at Magnolia Veterinary Hospital as a volunteer and joined our team about eight months later. She is currently in the process of getting her CVA (Certified Veterinary Assistant) and has one dog named Bella Onyx.