Cody Pohler, DVM

Dr. Cody Pohler was born and raised in Shiner, TX. He received his undergraduate degree from Texas State University and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2007. He loves working in mixed practice. When he is not working at his clinics, you can usually find him tending to his own herds and improving his show cattle business. He also loves to be home enjoying good food and wine. Cody and his wife Toni have been married 14 years, they have three children.


Garrett Janke, DVM

Dr. Janke is a 2017 graduate of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. His studies were focused in food animal production and medicine, but he enjoys all aspects of mixed animal practice. Dr. Janke is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, and the Society of Theriogenology. Originally from Needville, Texas, he now resides in Wharton with his wife Lauren and their three children. In his free time, Dr. Janke enjoys fishing at the coast, camping, and spending time with his family.


Lauren Davang, DVM

My name is Lauren Davang and I am a 2017 graduate of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. I have been practicing equine medicine for the past 4 years. I am an avid barrel racer, a card holding member of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association, and a Director for Gulf Coast Barrel Racing Association. My family and I moved to Wharton, TX in 2008 to pursue our dream of raising AQHA registered barrel racing prospects. I am married to my husband Mike; we don’t have any children but do have two dogs and three cats.

I enjoy all things equine but have a special interest in equine reproduction, mainly on mare management, artificial and deep horn insemination of fresh, cooled, and frozen semen, as well as embryo flushes. I also am trained to collect stallions and process semen for artificial insemination and for cooled shipped semen.

I also have a great interest in sports medicine and lameness, including pre purchase examinations, lameness examinations, diagnostic imaging, joint injections, and rehabilitation with my background with equine performance. I am well versed in equine emergency medicine, including the medical management of colics, laceration repairs, and other unique cases that emerge.


Jerel Tolbert, DVM

Dr. Tolbert is a 2021 graduate from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. He was born and raised in Angleton, TX. He grew up participating in his local 4-H and FFA clubs. He received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Sam Houston State University. After completing his pre-clinical studies at Ross University, he attended Oklahoma State University for his clinical year.

In his spare time, Dr. Tolbert can usually be found taking care of his own cattle and horses. He also enjoys watching sports and spending time with family and friends.



Lori Motl - Practice Manager

I have been in the veterinary customer care field for 25+ years. I started out as a receptionist then office manager, and now a practice manager. I am married to my husband, Pat, for 34 years now and we have raised three beautiful daughters and also have two granddaughters.

Our extended family consists of 6 Brittany Spaniels, Hooey our dachshund and two granddogs. We also have horses, chickens, pigeons, and quail. When not being the "Chaos Coordinator" at our vet practices, I enjoy dancing, hunting, fishing, cooking, and baking.

I look forward to meeting everyone here in Brazoria county. Our goal is to provide the best veterinary care and customer service available.


Sabrina - Receptionist

I have been in the veterinary care field for over 20 years. I started out as a vet tech in training, and worked many years as a vet tech. I am now a receptionist and still occasionally tech when needed. I have had all types of animals from show dogs to farm animals, racehorses and reptiles. I am married and have 1 son 1 daughter along with 2 stepdaughters; and I am now a grandmother. I have 8 Australian Cattle dogs and 1 cat. When I’m not with my work family I enjoy cooking and baking or doing the beach thing. I am happy to help take care of your family's pets needs at West Columbia Animal Hospital.


Brittney - Small Animal Technician

My name is Brittney, and I live in Sweeney with my husband and our daughter. I have several craze animals that keep my days very interesting. I spend my spare time with my family, and I creating fun tumblers with my mom.


Sherri - Groomer

I have been in the grooming field for 30 years, and I am a Certified groomer of dogs and cats. I also showed and groomed show dogs and cats. I have been married for 20 years, and we have 2 sons and 5 grandchildren. We have a lab named Levi, 2 horses, and 2 cats. In my free time I enjoy being around my family and fur-babies. My passion is to make everything I do the best that I can do. I’m really looking forward to being a part of the WCAH family.




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