Please note: We do not have a groomer currently and are not offering grooming services at this time.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

Our Team

Meet our amazing doctors and staff!

APPOINTMENT

Dr. Michael Pavlov

DVM

Dr. Pavlov's Bio

Graduated from the Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria in 1981 and practiced veterinary medicine there until 1987, when he achieved his lifelong dream and came to the United States of America and obtained his citizenship. In 1990, he was licensed with the Texas Board of Veterinary Examiners. His goal is to treat their clients and pets with honesty, dignity, and with a spirit of servanthood. Love God, love your neighbor.

Carina Bunde, DVM

Dr. Carina Bunde

DVM

Dr. Bunde's Bio

Dr. Bunde was born and raised in Austin, TX where her passion for animals developed early in life. Her childhood pets included gerbils, fish, budgies, and a cat. She received her Bachelors in Biology at UTSA, and adopted her dog, Nala, during her last year of school. Soon after graduating she flew to St. Kitts to attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she developed the love for snorkelling, hiking, and overall culture of the Caribbean islands. Dr. Bunde is interested in meeting your cats, dogs, birds, and small mammals. Her goal is to create great relationships and provide the best care to your loved ones.

Dr.Karen Cousins

Dr. Karen Cousins

DVM

Dr. Cousins's Bio
Dr. Karen Cousins is a native of Slidell, Louisiana. She graduated LSU with a B.S. in Animal Science and Technology in 2013. She later attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and upon finishing up her clinical year back home at LSU, received her DVM in 2019. Her interests include preventative medicine, exotics, and integrative medicine. She has two fur babies at home, Fonzie and Allie (cats). She enjoys baking, brunching, travel, Netflix, and spending time with family.

Diana Garza

Practice Manager

Diana's Bio

Diana has been with the clinic for six years. Growing up, she always helped her dad with his farm animals. She lived in Uvalde, Texas and moved to San Antonio to go to college. In 2016, she graduated from San Antonio Texas A&M. She has a four-year-old dog named Apollo. On the weekends, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and dog.

Francis Sanchez

Assistant
Francis' Bio

Francis has been with the clinic for 18 years. She assists the doctors during surgical procedures. She has a passion for her job working with animals. She has a passion for decorating the clinic. On her time off, she loves spending time with her five sons and her husband.

Sabrina Gonzalez

Assistant
Sabrina's Bio

Sabrina has been here for over two years and has a passion for her job and all the animals that she works withbig and small, she loves them all! She has been living in San Antonio for six years and started off her career here at Pavlov’s, which has helped her grow in this field to a point that she didn’t even imagine. She is a Certified Veterinary Assistant and went to Palo Alto College for one and a half years in the Vet Tech Program. She believes we have an awesome team here, and that makes the job that much better, not only for her but for our fellow patients/clients as well.

Jaylyn Letbetter

Jaylyn Letbetter

Assistant

Jaylyn's Bio
Jaylyn has been in the veterinary field since 2014. She started as a Kennel Technician and worked her way up to become a Veterinary Assistant. She is extremely passionate about animal care and has three fur babies of her own.

Samantha Saenz

Assistant
Samantha's Bio
Samantha is our new vet assistant. She is passionate about learning about veterinary medicine. Sam is an agriculture major hoping to become an agricultural science teacher. She is from Edinburg, TX and grew up showing Indu Brazil and Red Brahman cattle. Sam has two fur babies, Hondo and Kenedy, and a leopard gecko named Winnie. She enjoys hiking and traveling, and spending time with her family and dogs.

Dina Rymers

Receptionist

DINA's Bio
Dina was born and raised in San Antonio Texas. She’s has had pets all her life from dogs, ferrets to turtles. She loves crafting, hiking and going on walks with her two pups Vadier and Rex.

Malasia Ruiz

Receptionist
Malasia's Bio
Malasia has been with us since February 2021. Working with each and every pet has been unique in their own way, and every day brings on new challenges at the clinic. She has been working with animals since she was 8 years old and has always loved working inside a vet clinic and around animals. When she is not working at work, she is spending time with her son Ezariah and doing art. Malasia looks forward to getting you and your pet the care they need.

Courtney Coronado

Courtney's Bio
Courtney was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. After graduating high school, she enlisted in the United States Navy. She has always had a love for animals big and small. When not working with animals she loves fishing, camping, and hiking.