Dr. Brian Barone is a 2004 graduate of The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. He was born and raised in Azle Texas. After graduating from vet school, Dr. Barone worked full time at two different mixed animal practices in Jacksonville followed by a few years doing independent relief work in Lufkin and the surrounding areas. In 2012 Dr. Barone joined the staff at a busy emergency clinic in Longview Texas where he remained, until a long standing desire to return to his home town led him to purchase Gieb Veterinary Clinic(now Walnut Creek Veterinary Hospital) from Dr. James Gieb in June of 2014.