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About Us

About Us
Weslaco Animal Clinic

Weslaco Animal Clinic opened in September 2012. We are a single doctor, small animal practice serving Weslaco and the surrounding cities. We strive to provide your pet with the best quality care and you with the best customer service.

Dr. Jessica Ruiz, owner of Weslaco Animal Clinic was born in Austin, Tx and grew up in a small town about 15 - 18 miles southeast of Austin called Lytton Springs.

She graduated from Lockhard High School in 1995. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Texas State University in August 1999. She attended veterinary school at Texas A&M and received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2005.

After graduating from veterinary school, she moved down to the Rio Grande Valley and worked for Dr. Kelly Macmanus at Valley Animal Hospital in Pharr for about 5 1/2 years. She then worked for Dr. Steve Edelstein at Border Animal Hospital until August 2012. Her interests include preventative, shelter and behavior medicine.

Raymundo Blanco is our practice manager/lead venterinary technician. He is a valley native born in McAllen , Tx. He grew up in Corpus Christi, but then moved back to the valley where he attended Progresso High School. He obtained his medical assisting degree before becoming involved in the veterinary field. He has 10 years experience as a veterinary technician. He is currently CVAII and aspires to obtain his CVA III as well as become an RVT.