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. She and her husband Josh have two beautiful children, a daughter named Aubrey and a son named Jaxon, and three dogs named Misty Mae, Trigger, and Remi. In her free time Dr. Gladman enjoys the great outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Our Support Staff

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.

Misty

When your fur babies are in need of a spa day, Misty is your girl! She grew up in Tennessee and Mississippi, then moved to San Antonio when she was 19. Misty has been grooming for 10+ years and takes pride in her work! When she’s not giving your pets a makeover, she enjoys kickboxing, listening to music, cooking, and spending time with her two daughters, her dog, and her cat.

“Oh, my life, I love it!”

Kenny

Kenny is an Assistant Veterinary Technician. She was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming where she lived until the age of 13 at which point her family moved to Boerne. Kenny has two dogs; a labradoodle and a staffy mix. Kenny is a recent graduate of Samuel Champion High School and is working towards a degree in psychology. She hopes to get her masters and help trauma patients. For fun, Kenny likes to sing, travel and spend time with friends.

Caden

Caden is one of our invaluable Kennel Techs. He was born in Texas, moved to Minnesota for eight years and then came back to Texas. He is a graduate of Samuel Champion High School with aspirations to earn a political science degree. He might just be a future Mayor or Senator. Caden has one dog named Tesla. In his free time, Caden enjoys playing the guitar and going on road trips with friends.

Laura

Laura is passionate about the veterinary care industry and has worked on and off in the industry since 2007. She was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, attended the University of Tennessee and received her B.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Laura and her husband of 23 years are proud parents to daughter, Mason, a current Oklahoma State University Cowboy-“Go Pokes”. Laura and her family enjoy living in the Hill Country and taking advantage of the many river opportunities and outdoor live music venues that abound. Laura’s beloved four leggers include Lucy, Penny, Talulah, Ivy and Dreamer along with a few chickens.

Morgan

Morgan is one of our outstanding Veterinary Technicians. She is a native Texan who grew up around horses and cattle on a working ranch. Morgan loves dogs and has two of her own named Sadie and Zoe. When Morgan isn’t at the clinic she enjoys hunting and running barrels at rodeos. Her most recent accomplishment is the birth of her beautiful daughter, Maycee Lane.