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Borgfeld Animal Hospital Borgfeld Animal Hospital

Phone: (830) 313–5290
Address: 1304 W. Borgfeld Dr., Suite 300, San Antonio, TX
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Meet the Team

Our Veterinarians

Samantha Almany

Dr. Samantha Almany
Veterinarian and Owner

Dr Samantha Almany grew up in Southeast Texas but has called Nacogdoches home since attending Stephen F Austin State University for her undergraduate studies. After graduation, she attended Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated Cum Laude in 2004. She started her career working for a wonderful practice in Lufkin, but relocated to New Braunfels after falling in love with Central Texas in 2006. Dr Almany enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but she especially loves internal medicine and enjoys getting to know and build relationships with her clients. She now lives in Bulverde with her husband, two kids, Emily and Logan, and their outdoor cat, which so kindly allows them all to live at her house. 

Whitney Zamarripa

Dr. Whitney Zamarripa
Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Zamarripa graduated Cum Laude from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to veterinary school she earned her Bachelor and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Kentucky before working in the healthcare industry for Johnson & Johnson. She moved from Kentucky to Texas in 2011. She enjoys all aspects of animal medicine but is especially interested in dermatology, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery. When not at work Dr. Zamarripa loves spending time with her husband Jose and their three sons JD, Jax, and Dylan. She also enjoys running, traveling, and spending time outdoors. She has two pets, a dog named Rosco and a cat names Jules.

Karigon Rion

Dr. Karigon Rion

Dr. Rion graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2024. Prior to veterinary school, she received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Texas A&M University in 2020. She was born and raised in Bulverde, Texas and has had a passion for taking care of animals since she was little. She loves everything about veterinary medicine, but especially enjoys internal medicine, dermatology, and ophthalmology. Outside of work she has a passion for working out, traveling, horseback riding, and reading. She married her husband Schuyler in 2024 and they’re excited to begin their new life together in San Antonio.  They have two pets who run their household, a Bulldog named Brandi and a Bengal cat named Maya.