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.

Recent Blog Posts

October Case of the Month

History:

Brandy, a 6 year old female spayed Chihuahua presented to Stagecoach Pet Hospital for examination of several bruises on her belly.  Brandy is eating and drinking well. 

 

Examination:

Brandy has a normal heartrate, respiratory rate, and body temperature. Several areas of bruising are noted on her abdomen. Brandy also has petechial (small red lesions) on her gumline in her mouth. 

 

Diagnostics:

Brandy had several blood tests performed.  The complete blood count showed that Brandy had a very low platelet count. 

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September Case of the Month

Shadow, a three year old male Cane Corso, presented to SPH for vomiting and diarrhea for the last 24 hours.  Shadow is up to date on vaccinations. 

 

Physical Exam:

Shadow’s vitals were all normal.  His abdomen palpated normally in all quadrants. 

 

Diagnostics:

Parvo test- negative

Abdominal X-rays showed no obvious obstructions.

Bloodwork- Elevated kidney enzymes, low Sodium, elevated Potassium

 

Diagnosis:

Hypoadrenocorticism ( Addison’s Disease)

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August Case of the Month

Trixie, a 4 year old spayed yorkie presented to Stagecoach Pet Hospital for diarrhea, lethargy, and decreased appetite.  No changes in food or treats.  Trixie does not go hiking or swimming.  She is up to date on vaccinations.

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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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