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The veterinarians and staff at Beard Navasota Veterinary Clinic are passionate about the health and well being of your pets, and it shows. Our team of educated and caring staff will treat your pet like family from the minute you walk in our door. Please call us at 888-825-3877 if you have any questions.
Veterinarians at Beard Navasota Veterinary Hospital
  Dr. David Luedeker

Dr. Luedeker is a native of New Ulm. He graduated from Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1971. After graduation he practiced in San Antonio for two years and then joined Dr. Bryan Beard on staff at Beard Veterinary Clinic until Dr. Beard's retirement. Dr. Luedeker and his wife are parents of Laura, Luke and Lyle and grandparents to Morgan, Grady, Hope and Jack. In his spare time he like to spend time with his family, taking care of his cattle herd and deer hunting.

Dr. Blane Eschberger

Blane is from Hallettsville, TX.  He graduated from Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2012 and joined the staff of Beard Navasota Veterinary Hospital shortly after graduation. Blane is a member of, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association and The Society for Theriogenology. Blane and his family are members of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. In his free time Blane likes landscaping , mountain biking and spending time with his wife Anne Marie and daughters Ella and Adeline. He also manages a small commercial cattle herd.

Dr. Paul Schmitt

Paul Schmitt is from San Antonio, TX. He graduated from Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. He joined the Beard Navasota Veterinary Hospital team in May 2014 after three years of mixed animal practice in Wharton, TX. Paul has membership in Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, America Association of Bovine Practitioners, Society for Theriogenology, American Association of Equine Practitioners and Academy of Veterinary Consultants. In his free time Paul likes to barbecue, play the guitar and spend time with his wife Hearin and daughters Emmerich and Porter.

Dr. Stephanie Tobia

Dr. Tobia is from Gardner, Massachusetts. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 after receiving her Bachelor of Science in 2002 at Boston College.  She completed her clinical year of vet school at Texas A&M University, and worked in mixed animal practice and emergency clinics before joining the BNVH team in 2014. Dr. Tobia is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association. In her spare time Dr. Tobia enjoys gardening, training horses, and following Boston sports teams.

Dr. Shannon Denault

Dr. Shannon Denault is from Tomball, Texas. He recently graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Denault originally joined the BNVH team in 2012 as a large animal technician. He will re-join our staff as a full time veterinarian in June. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Angus Association. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors, playing the guitar, and watching sports. He also co-manages a registered Angus cattle herd in Tomball and Hempstead, TX.

Dr. David Wilbur

David Wilbur is from Colleyville, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017, and joined BNVH in June of 2017. Dr. Wilbur is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Texas Veterinary Medical Association. In his spare time, Dr. Wilbur enjoys the outdoors, fishing, and traveling.
Support Staff at Beard Navasota Veterinary Hospital
    Alan Lamascus

Alan Lamascus is one of our PALS representatives. Alan is from Schulenberg, TX. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1975 with a degree in Animal Science. He joined the BNVH team in 2003. Alan and his wife Gwen are parents of Amanda, Analyse, and Gaston.Alan serves on the All Breeds Sales Committee for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo In his free time Alan enjoys cooking for his family, Aggie football and tailgating, and spoiling his six granddaughters.
    Justin O’Brien

Justin O’Brien is another PALS representative. Justin is from Shepherd, TX and graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2011 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. Justin joined the BNVH team in 2012 as a large animal technician and managed the Artificial Insemination department. Justin and his wife Jamie live in Brenham, TX. Justin is a member of the Texas Southwest Cattle Raisers Association. Justin’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, and managing his commercial cattle herd.
Full Time Staff at Beard Navasota Veterinary Hospital
Linda Copley - Bookkeeper/Accounts/Receptionist. Joined BNVH in 1997.
Michelle Savensky - Receptionist since 2004
Jamie Weaks - Joined BNVH in 2017
Ashley Bunch - Joined BNVH in 2017

Large Animal
Arturo Penaloza - Technician since 1984
Bubba Nowak - Technician since 1999
David Mejia - Technician since 2013
Dalton Cox - Technician since 2015
Travis Twining - Joined BNVH in 2017
Angel Estupinan and - Joined BNVH in 2017
Colin Sanders - Joined BNVH in 2017

Small Animal
Flor Kettler - Technician since 2002
Whitney Dalton - Technician since 2013
Dustin Curtis - Technician since 2016
Alyssa Chapman - Joined BNVH in 2017
Morgan Hopkins - Joined BNVH in 2017
Trenton Llewellyn - Joined BNVH in 2017
Hunter Wilde - Joined BNVH in 2017
Thank you for your interest in Beard Navasota Veterinary Hospital. If you have any questions about your pet or our hospital, please call us at 936-825-3877, or 888-825-3877 and we will be happy to help you however we can.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
24 Hour Emergency Care: BNVH doctor on call at 936-825-3877. Follow the prompts to reach the on call doctor.
Beard Navasota Veterinary Hospital
Phone: 936-825-3877 or 936-825-2302
Toll Free: 888-881-3877
Fax: 936-825-7600
8176 Hwy 90 South
Navasota, Texas 77868

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