Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Hondo Veterinary Hospital in Hondo, Texas! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at 830-426-3771 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Our Veterinarians

David Galewsky, DVM


David Galewsky puchased Hondo Veterinary Hospital in 2016. He graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. He worked in Marble Falls for three and a half years before coming to Hondo. He enjoys everything about mixed animal practice, from cats to bulls. He has a beautiful wife named Maggie and two crazy boys, Wyatt and Lyle. In his free time he enjoys running and spending time with his family at his parents ranch. He has two dogs, two horses, a herd of Dorper sheep, and a bunch of Angus cattle.

Becca Richardson, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Becca Richardson grew up in the small west Texas town of Andrews and received a B.S. in Animal Science from Angelo state University before graduating from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. She enjoys all aspects of mixed animal practice including deer and exotic hoofstock. In her free time she enjoys traveling, running, yoga, and spending time with her Blue Lacy dog, Sterling.

Taylor Smith, DVM

Taylor Smith, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Stephen M. Sells, DVM

Relief Veterinarian

Dr. Sells is a native of Central Texas; he received his first B.S. degree from Sul Ross State University in Range Animal Science in 1976. He received a second B.S. Degree in Veterinary Science in 1978 and his D.V.M. from Texas A & M Univeristy in 1980. He has been married to his wife Carolyn for 30 years and they have 4 children. Dr. Sells practiced in Burnet, Texas for two years before settling in Bandera in 1982. He was a mixed practice owner for 20 years before finally limiting his practice to primarily equine and exotic wildlife. His personal interests include ranching, hunting and restoring vintage motorcycles and trucks.
If you would like to contact Dr. Sells, you may e-mail him at [email protected] or visit his website www.sellsdvm.com.

Our Veterinary Team

Alanna Skipper

Practice Manager, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Alanna grew up in the Texas Hill Country, graduating from Boerne High School in 1995. She received her Bachelor’s degree in 2000 from Sul Ross State University majoring in Equine Science and Animal Health. She joined the Hondo Veterinary team in March 2010 as a large and small animal Technician. She recently received her CVA level II certification in October 2014. Alanna enjoys spending time with her husband Floyd “Skip” and their daughter Cheyenne. Some of her hobbies include reading, riding horses, hunting, and fishing. Her household is busy with four cats, four dogs, and five horses.

Adriana Sandoval

Head Technician, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Adriana joined the Hondo Veterinary team as a kennel technician in August of 2012. She became a technician in the Summer of 2014. She earned her CVA level lII certification in June 2017. She enjoys assisting with dental cleanings and caring for hospitalized patients. She married her husband, Sabastian, in March of 2015.

Maria Gonzalez

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Maria joined the Hondo Veterinary team in March of 2015. She is currently working on her CVA level I certification. She enjoys working with large and small animals. She got engaged in 2014 to her fiancé Josh. Some of her hobbies include: cooking, horseback riding, fishing, and running.

Anne Marie Duran

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Anne Marie graduated from Hondo High School in 2012. She is currently pursuing her Licensed Veterinary Technician degree from Palo Alto College. She joined Hondo Veterinary Hospital in 2011 as a kennel technician and moved up to vet tech in 2014. Anne Marie is a Hondo Native, and lives with her two dogs Lola (Chihuahua), and Charlie (Lab mix). Anne Marie has an adorable son named Caden, and boyfriend John. She enjoys assisting in surgeries, puppy exams, and geriatric exams. In her free time she likes to fish, read, and spend time with her 2 year old son.

Cearra Zapata

Veterinary Assistant

Cearra has been a technician with Hondo Veterinary Hospital since 2016. She is from D'Hanis, graduated from Jack C. Hays High School, and has a Pharmacy Technician degree from Allied Heath Careers. Her favorite parts of her job are helping the patients, puppy and kitten exams, and learning new things. In her free time Cearra enjoys spending time with her daughter Caeli, being outdoors and going to the beach and river.

Christian Gutierrez

Veterinary Assistant

Christian joined the Hondo Veterinary team in 2020. She is from Castroville and graduated from Medina Valley HS. She has two pets named Princess and Bennie Bear. Christian loves helping the clients and learning from her co-workers. In her free time Christian likes to spend time with her family, go to the river, watch movies and play outside with her animals.

Jewel Gutierrez

Veterinary Assistant

Jewel joined the Hondo Veterinary team in 2020. Jewel is from Castroville and graduated from John Marshall HS. She has two pets named Stephine and Oreo. She enjoys interacting with the animals and learning new things from her amazing co-workers. Every day after work she boxes with her dad and enjoys outdoor activities, being with her family and friends, and re-watching the Vampire Diaries.

Chloé Angermiller

Certified Veterinary Assistant, Kennel Technician

Chloé joined the Hondo Veterinary team in 2011. She is from Hondo. She earned her CVA Level l through the 4-H and Texas A & M veterinary science Program in 2014. She has numerous pets named Finley, Sasha, Nellie, Asher, Mercury, Meowlick and James as well as some chickens and ducks. Chloé enjoys being able to help animals and their owners. In her spare time she loves to read, dance, hike, work out, take yoga classes, watch movies, go to theater play with her mom and try new things.

Makayla Waddey

Makayla Waddey

Kennel Technician

Marissa Berton

Marissa Berton

Kennel Technician

Cindi Kriewald


Cindi joined the Hondo Veterinary team in July of 2004. Cindi is from Kilgore and she graduated from Kilgore HS. She has a cute little Yorkie named Harlee. She enjoys visiting with clients and their furry families, and working with her co-workers. She has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. When she is away from the clinic she enjoys gardening, collecting cactus, riding motorcycles with Glen and spending time with Harlee.

Tara Mund


Tara joined the Hondo Veterinary team in 2020. Tara is from D'Hanis and graduated from D'Hanis HS. Tara has a dog named Ellie Mae, a cat named Rudy and a granddog named Remy. Tara enjoys working with clients and her amazing co-workers, and seeing the cutest animals that come through the lobby. In her free time Tara likes spending time outside, hunting, fishing, mowing and working in her garden. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends and relaxing on the sofa.