Our Team

Meet our amazing doctors and staff!


Dr. Michael Pavlov


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.

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.

Vivian Hernandez



Vivian has been working with the clinic for three years. She was born in San Antonio, Texas. She is going to start college in the fall. She is a very crafty person. She has three dogs that she loves and adores. On her time off, she enjoys BBQ with her husband.

Taia Halbert


Taia's Bio

Taia is a receptionist with the clinic and has been here for three years. She moved to San Antonio studying to be a teacher and will be graduating in 2020 with a degree in communication and education. She has two Chihuahua mixes named Carter and Prince.

Dr. Sloane


Dr. Sloane's Bio

Dr. Sloane is a talented surgeon and diagnostician. Over the last 20 years, she has cultivated a phenomenal clinic capable of providing the best medical and surgical options available in the field of veterinary medicine today. When she gets away from work, she can be found at the barn training with her current competitive jumping horses or at home with her other horses, dogs, goats, chickens, and totally spoiled cats. She can also be seen at the clinic chasing around the newest member of the family, Martin, a Boston Terrier mix adopted from a local Pipe Creek rescue, A Doggie 4 You. She enjoys seeing the clients and pets who have grown up with the clinic and helping them to live the longest, healthiest lives possible.

Francis Sanchez

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

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.

Clarissa Jackson


Clarissa's Bio

Clarissa has been grooming for over 20 years. She has two German shepherds. On her time off, she enjoys singing, playing guitar, and spending time with her family. She also does dog training.

Sheryl Kazter


Sheryl's Bio

Sheryl has been grooming for 30 years in South Texas. She has a wonderful rapport with our clients and strives for 100% satisfaction for her customers! She moved to Bandera 26 years ago. In her off-time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, four children, and eight grandchildren. Sheryl is also a reputable dog breeder.