Our Veterinarians

Austin Veterinarians



Dr. Paul Skellenger

Dr. Paul Skellenger joined Research Pet & Bird Hospital in 1985. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and was born in Houston, Texas. Dr. Skellenger is well known for his knowledge in avian and exotic medicine and receives many referrals from other veterinarians in Austin and surrounding areas. In 1999, he became managing partner. His wife, Lynda, is a lifelong teacher in the Leander Independent School District and they share two daughters, an Australian Shepherd, a cat named Hydro. His lifelong ambition is to be the leader of a progressive customer service oriented veterinary hospital.








Dr. Jan Anderson

Dr. Jan Anderson is a 1979 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University and has been a member of the Research Pet and Bird Hospital team since July of 2010. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas and founded Milwood Veterinary Clinic in 1986. She is a past president of the Capital Area Veterinary Medical Association and has served on the Board of Directors for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. For 24 years she guided Milwood Veterinary Clinic and her accomplishments include certification by the American Animal Hospital Association. She loves cats and horses and has dedicated her life to the veterinary profession.






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Dr. Tori Tran

Originally from Connecticut, Dr. Tori received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami in 2009. She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2017 and certificate of veterinary acupuncture that began in China. Dr. Tori worked with mixed animals in the Texas Hill Country from 2017 to 2020. She enjoys working with a wide variety of species, for general practice and acupuncture. In her spare time, she enjoys her time with her husband and fur family including Holly (off-track Thoroughbred), Ace (Border Collie mix), Bianca (long-haired Chihuahua), Gatsby (Siamese mix), and flock of hens.

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