Our Doctor


Dr. Lott, a native of East Texas, attended Texas A&M University where he received two Bachelor of Science degrees—one in animal science and one in veterinary science. He also attended veterinary school at Texas A&M and graduated with honors from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Upon graduation, he began mixed animal practice at Ward Animal Hospital in Nacogdoches. He later moved to Southwood Drive Animal Clinic in Lufkin, Texas where he also practiced veterinary medicine on numerous species. In 2000, he took a position at Pearland Animal Hospital in Pearland, Texas where he focused exclusively on small animal medicine and surgery. He also worked as a relief veterinarian at multiple Pet’s Choice 24-hour emergency hospitals in the Houston area. In July of 2002, he and his wife, Stephanie, purchased Appleby Sand Road Animal Clinic and moved their family back to Nacogdoches.

Dr. Lott uses a practical, analytical approach to medicine to diagnose his patients and makes every effort to effectively communicate with his clients about their pet’s health.

Our Staff


As an implant to East Texas from Magnolia, Texas, Gwen has always had a passion for animals. She worked for the City of Nacogdoches Animal Shelter for a little over 7 years. In late 2006, she left the animal shelter to become a Certified Veterinary Technician, she is coming up on 15 years. Gwen and her husband Tucker, have been married for 22 years. She has a son Paxton, daughter Ashlyn and 3 beautiful grandchildren. Gwen has 5 dogs, 3 cats and the basic farm animals. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with family, take pictures of the outdoors and spend as much time there also.


Hannah has lived in East Texas for the past 8 years after growing up as a military brat. After moving here with her family, she attended SFA, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science in 2018 and is currently pursuing her Masters in Agriculture. She has worked in veterinary medicine for 3 years and is now a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She currently lives in Martinsville with her family along with their many dogs, cows, and horses.


Brook is originally from Whitehouse, Texas. She began working as a kennel tech at a clinic in Houston. Since then, she has worked as a receptionist and then a veterinary technician when she became a CVA. She recently transferred from Oklahoma State University to SFASU to pursue her Ag Education degree. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, Okie, attending rodeos and volunteering on the Junior Rodeo Committee at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.


Collin is a student at SFA and a veteran. He is a Certified Veterinarian Assistant. He has a passion for Veterinary Medicine and hopes to become a Veterinarian himself.


Callie is 24 years old and born and raised in Nacogdoches TX. She has been a vet tech for 7 years. She is currently attending SFASU, majoring in forestry for land and timber management. She has a three-legged Yorkie named Ernie that she rescued at the previous clinic she worked at. Callie spends most of her free time hanging out with her friends and family. Her plans are to continue living in East Texas and starting her career here.