Our Doctors

Dr. Dawn Fradkin

Dr. Dawn Fradkin earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University, and has over 10 years of experience in small animal medicine and surgery. After working as an associate small animal veterinarian in San Antonio for 3 years, Dr. Fradkin spent two years providing relief veterinarian services at practices in Bexar, Kendall, and Comal Counties. Dr. Fradkin founded Bergheim Pet Hospital & Clinic in October 2007, and became the first female veterinary hospital owner in Kendall County.

Her active lifestyle includes kayaking the Guadalupe River, riding her Missouri Foxtrotter horses Jamaica and Java, and hunting with her Labrador Retrievers Tess and Kayla. Dr. Fradkin is active in the local veterinary community, and served as continuing education coordinator for the Veterinary Medical Association of Bexar County for 3 years. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Boerne Chamber of Commerce, and Hill Country Women in Business.

While at Texas A&M, Dr. Fradkin founded the internationally recognized Aggie Feral Cat Alliance of Texas (AFCAT). The alliance was formed to address the growing problem of feral and stray cats at Texas A&M and set the standard for educating and training veterinary students in humane feral cat management. She has a direct line of communication with Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and local veterinary specialists in every discipline, and always offers whatever services or procedures are in the best interest of your pets. Dr. Fradkin promotes responsible pet ownership and fosters the human-animal bond through honest and personable consultations where pets are viewed and treated as loved family members.

Dr. Mikeline Gladman

Dr. Mikeline Gladman earned her DVM at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, and holds a BS in Marine Biology from Texas A&M Galveston. She is a Texas native raised in Dallas. Dr. Gladman enjoys everything about veterinary medicine, from caring for sick pets to yearly wellness checks. She treats every patient as if it is her own pet, and enjoys communicating with clients to help their pets live longer and healthier lives. In her free time Dr. Gladman enjoys the great outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She and her husband Josh have a beautiful newborn daughter named Aubrey, and two dogs named Misty Mae and Trigger.

Our Support Staff

Amanda

Amanda is one of our smiling client relations specialists that greet you and your pets as you walk through our doors. Amanda was raised in Helotes, TX and lives in the Boerne area. She has an associate’s degree in Allied Health and plans to attend nursing school. She loves all animals and has three rescue dogs named Zoey, Little Boy, and Tucker, and two cats named Aspen and Gunner. When Amanda is away from the clinic she loves to fish, camp, and go to the beach.

Bridgit

On a Saturday you may meet Bridgit, a client relations specialist who has worked with Dr. Fradkin since 2005. She loves talking to clients and hearing about their pets! Bridgit was born and raised in San Antonio. She has a bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and is a middle school math teacher. In addition to her rescue dog Brewster, Bridgit and her husband Carl are parents to a lovely daughter Brynn Marie, born in July 2015.

Ian

Ian is one of hard working Veterinary Technicians. He was born in Ohio and raised in Boerne. He attended Boerne High School and studied Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Ian has a love for all animals, and is known to cuddle with a puppy from time to time. Outside of work Ian enjoys the outdoors, camping, swimming, and spending time with his pet bird Mary.

Marisa

When you visit Bergheim Pet Hospital and Clinic, you will be greeted with an exuberant “Hello!” from Marisa, our Lead Client Relations Specialist. Marisa is a graduate of Boerne High School. She and her husband married in 1995, and have two children, one grandchild, two dogs and a cat. Marisa enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as sewing and fishing.

Taylore

Taylore provides all of our boarding pets with TLC, assists the veterinary technicians with animal care, and keeps the clinic well stocked and tidy. She earned a BS in Biology at Southwestern University, and plans to attend Veterinary Medical School. Her favorite aspect of working at BPHC is getting to know each pet’s individual personality, and seeing patients heal. In her spare time Taylore likes to read, watch movies, spend time with family and her four adopted dogs Parker, Buttercups, Presley, & Pumpkin.