Dr. Rick Wall, DVM, CCPR, DAAPM
A 1979 graduate of Texas A&M University College ofVeterinary Medicine, Dr. Wall is the owner of Animal Clinics of The Woodlands and the Center for Veterinary Pain Management and Rehabilitation. Following an initial career in equine medicine, Dr. Wall opened Animal Clinic at Cochran's Crossing located in The Woodlands, TX, in 1995. This was to be the first of three primary veterinary care locations that now form Animal Clinics of The Woodlands. In 2004, Dr. Wall opened the Center for Veterinary Pain Management and Rehabilitation. Dr. Wall is certified in canine rehabiliation and operated the only veterinarian owned and operated pain management and physical rehabilitation practice in Texas. He is one of a handful of veterinarians who have compeleted certification in mofascial trigger point therapy through the Janet Travell, MD Seminary Series on myofascial pain. While this training is for myofascial pain in people, Dr. Wall has applied this knowledge to pain management in dogs and cats.
Dr. Wall's Certifications and Professional Associations
- Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner - University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
- Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management
- Acupuncture training - International Veterinary Society of Acupuncture
- Advanced training in human myofascial pain at the Janet Travell, MD Seminar Series - Bethesda, MD
- Speaker for Novartis Osteoarthritis Advocate Program
- Certified in Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy
- Member - International Academy of Veterinary Pain Management (IVAPM)
- Committee Chairman - Applications Committee for IVAPM "Certified Veterinary pain Practitioner"
- Committee Member - IVAPM Credentialing Examination Committee
- Member - International Myopain Society
- Board of Directors - Texas Veterinary Medical Association
Dr. Sherrilyn Brannon joined our practice in November 2004. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1988. After graduation, Dr. Brannon practiced small animal medicine in Massachusetts. In January 2004, she visited Houston for the Super Bowl and was overwhelmed by the warmth and hospitality of Houstonians. As a result, Dr. Brannon decided to make The Woodlands her home, including her two kitties, Eli and Esther. Her special area of veterinary interest is Gerontology. She enjoys attending movies, plays, and live performances. Dr. Brannon is Godmother of Miller Hessong, Onyx, Horace and Osiris Smart, and Mayhem. She is a loyal Buckeye and a diehard Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and Celtics fan.
Dr. Shelley Blair was welcomed as a vital part of The Animal Clinics of The Woodlands in June 2004. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in 2003. Her area of veterinary interest is in general small animal medicine. Dr. Blair has used her compassion for animals to become a devoted and accomplished veterinarian. She and her husband, Brad, spend much of their time tending to their wonderful son, Connor and their awesome daughter, Allie. Her home is also shared with two vigorous and affectionate dogs, Bear and Lucy. In her leisure time Dr. Blair enjoys spending time at their lake house with friends and family.
Dr. Carrie Giordano joined The Animal Clinics of The Woodlands in June 2005. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University, class of 2005. She has brought a brilliant array of experience to this practice that she has gathered in over twenty years of working in the veterinary field. Dr. Giordano's areas of interest is pain management has lead her to be come a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner. Her love of veterinary medicine is evident in the time and proficiency that she gives to each of her patients. She, and her husband Paul, spend much of their leisure time enjoying the company of their assortment of cats, parrots, box turtles, 2 schnorkies, miniature schnauzer, and guinea pigs.