About Us

Meet the Team

Dr. Hurych

Dr. Danny Hurych

Dr. Danny Hurych is a Southeast Texas native, raised in Fannett. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in Biomedical Sciences and then returned to Beaumont where he received his Master of Science degree in Biology from Lamar University. Following graduate school, Dr. Hurych returned to Texas A&M University where he completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2014.

Dr. Hurych met his wife, Kelsey, during graduate school and they were married in 2010. In 2012, they were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Rose, who was followed in 2017 by Violet.  He embraces his role as a husband and father and enjoys spending his free time with his family.

Dr. Brown

Dr. Michael Brown

Dr. Brown grew up in Florida before finding himself at Texas A&M in 2003, he discovered his love of Veterinary medicine doing equine work in 1996. Dr. Brown worked at Dowlen Road Vet center from 2011 to 2015, he left to serve his country in Afghanistan. After returning stateside he started working at the Southeast Texas Animal Emergency Clinic, where he worked from 2018 to 2020. 

We are so excited to have Dr. Brown, along with his wife Heather and his two beautiful children Kiara and Gabe, as part of the Dowlen Road Vet Center Family.

Dr. Dever

Dr. Dever is a southeast Texas native that grew up in Port Neches. She has worked off and on for Dowlen Road since 2013, holding a variety of positions. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Baylor, a master’s from LSU, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn.

Her and her husband, Will, have two cats and two dogs.

We are so excited to have Dr. Dever return to the Dowlen Road team and look forward to watching her veterinary career take off.

Carrie Fontnow

Carrie has been working as a manager at DRVC for the past three years. She has a heart for our unsurpassed cliental and has developed meaningful friendships with many of our long standing clients through the years.


Although she now works in veterinary medicine, Carrie began her work with animals at the age of 16 as a kennel worker. After working for several clinics in the area, she decided to pursue her passion for rescue animals with the Humane Society of Southeast Texas where she had the pleasure of serving for ten years.

Carrie and her amazing husband have been married for 15 years and have a beautiful teenage daughter who is excited to pursue a career in human medicine. Her family supports her love of all things rescue with their three rescue pups, multiple cats, and a very spoiled bearded dragon, Chief.

Kelsey Hurych

Kelsey is the clinic business manager. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Lamar University but has been working in bookkeeping for six years. She and Dr. Hurych have been married for 11 years. Kelsey enjoys homeschooling their two girls, Rose and Violet on their mini homestead in Winnie which includes several gardens, dogs, cats, reptiles, chickens, rabbits, and fish.

In her spare time, Kelsey leads her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop, gardens, crochets and reads.

David Ogden

With ten years of experience, David is our cremations specialist. If you have ever had the misfortune of losing an animal, it is David’s compassionate hands that have handled the cremation and remains return.

He has a true heart for helping clients through the loss of their pets and believes in living life with a positive attitude.

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