4826 E. Stagecoach Road, Killeen, TX 76542

Meet Our Veterinary Team

Dr. Christina Mastropietro, DVM, Practicing Partner

Dr. Christina Mastropietro was raised in the mountains of North Georgia. She is a graduate of the University of West Georgia with a degree in Biology. She then went on to attend the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated from Veterinary School in 2010. Dr. Mastropietro is interested in soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and oncology. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Mastropietro is fluent in Spanish and welcomes all Spanish speaking clients to Stagecoach Pet Hospital.

Dr. Mastropietro resides in Killeen with her husband Anthony, an army pilot. Her pets include a Paso Fino mare named Contessa and a French bulldog named Lou.

Dr. Mastropietro enjoys being a foodie with her husband and also traveling the United States. She also can be found participating in triathlons and Iron Man competitions.

Dr. Brad Buckley, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Buckley received a B.S. in Veterinary Science (Magna Cum Laude) in 1989 and a D.V.M. (Magna Cum Laude) in 1993 from Texas A&M University. Dr. Buckley provides a wide-range of professional services to his clients and patients with an emphasis on internal medicine and ultrasonography. Dr. Buckley provides a strong belief in service to one's community, and is a former member of the Killeen I.S.D. Board of Trustees, a past Chairman of the Board of the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, and a current board member of the Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children. In his spare time he enjoys raising, training and showing cutting horses.

Dr. Keri Jones, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Keri Hill Jones graduated from Texas A&M University with an Animal Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) in 2001 and Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine (Summa Cum Laude) in 2005. Dr. Jones joined the staff at Killeen Veterinary Clinic in June of 2007 and became managing partner in April 2015. Her interests include surgery, internal medicine, and client education. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the North Central Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Jones served an integral part in the startup of the Animal Emergency Center or Temple-Belton.

Dr. Jones has been married to her husband Robert since 2003, and have two children, daughter Adison and son Asher. Their other children Cash, the one-eyed Yorkie and Chewy, the blind Old English Bulldog. In her free time Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with family and friends, yard work, and watching sports, especially Aggie football.

Dr. Logan Beene, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Beene was born and raised in Dallas, TX. He attended undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University, and then received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M in 1993. Dr. Beene performed his externship with the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, and worked with the Highland Park Animal Hospital, Park Cities Animal Clinic, Lakewood Animal Hospital, and Dallas Veterinary Emergency Clinic, all before and during veterinary school. Dr. Beene is included in the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, a group that maintains high standards in the practice of veterinary medicine through the participation in continuing education and postgraduate studies.

Dr. Linda Hankins, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Hankins received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from Texas A&M University in 1994. After graduating, she spent three years at the Animal clinic in Galveston. Dr. Hankins is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, North Central Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Board Member, and After Hours Veterinary Services. Dr. Hankins enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and playing cards.

Recent Blog Posts

Prevention and Treatment of Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Heartworm can have devastating consequences for your pet, including death. It is especially tragic when dogs and cats succumb to heartworm disease when it’s entirely preventable. Now that warm weather is finally here, your dog or cat has a much greater likelihood of acquiring heartworm just by being outside since the most common route of transmission is a bite from an infected mosquito. 

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April Case of the Month

Chloe, a 12 year old female golden retriever presented to Stagecoach Pet Hospital for lethargy and appetite loss. Chloe was in heat about 4 weeks prior to presentation. On examination, Chloe had a high fever and very painful belly when touched.

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Pet Poison Prevention: Are You Ready for Spring?

It can be scary when your pet has ingested a potentially toxic substance, especially when you didn’t see what he licked or swallowed. To help raise awareness of the issue and prevent illness or fatality in pets, the American Veterinary Medical Association named the third week in March Pet Poison Prevention Week. Below are some hazards you should be especially aware of this time of year.

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Stagecoach Pet Hospital is dedicated to providing the utmost care for your beloved family member, with our state of
the art lab equipment, digital radiographs, surgeries, and medicine.

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