It’s More Than Just a Job

Compassion and professionalism are a few of the qualities that we look for in our veterinarians, but the most important is a deep love for animals. All of our doctors are highly trained and live, breathe, and eat vet medicine, so your fur babies are in good hands!


Cynthia Estrade, DVM

Dr. Cyndi Estrade’s purpose in life is to help animals. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and graduated Summa cum Laude from the University of New Orleans in 2001. Soon after she became a CPA. Four years later she decided to follow her dream of helping animals and started vet school at Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from LSU in 2009. Upon graduation she began practicing in Houston. She then moved to Richmond and purchased Brazos Bend Animal Hospital in May of 2017 from Dr. Karen Ross. Her favorite parts of veterinary medicine include working with pets, the clients, and having a great staff. At home, she has 3 dogs, 3 cats, and a turtle named Clover.

Strengths: Dentistry, Dermatology


Molly Price, DVM

Molly Price, DVM, grew up in Dallas, TX, where her love for serving people and animals began.  A 2002 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, she practiced for several years in the Dallas area and recently moved to Houston in 2018.  She is active in the Houston community and enjoys being involved in music ministry at her church and spending time outdoors with her husband, children, and pets.

Strengths: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Dental Health & Preventative Care


Aaron Rainer, DVM, MPH

Dr. Aaron Rainer received his B.S. in Biomedical Science in December 1998, and Mastered in Public Health and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in May of 2006.  He has a strong interests in preventive medicine, internal medicine, surgery, and leadership.

Dr. Rainer holds several professional leadership positions and served as the President of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and its over 4000 members in 2018.  He has served on the Executive Committee as the Council Chair on External Affairs and as a Board of Director for two regions:  North Central Texas & Gulf Coast.  Dr. Rainer is also a co-lead of TVMA External Communications and has served in many capacities for TVMA, including the Legislative Committee, State Board Rules Task Force, Conference Rebranding Task Force, and the Recent Graduate Committee.

Professional highlights include:  2014 12-Under-12 Young Alumni Spotlight (Texas A&M University), 2014 Rising Star Award (Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences), 2010 Emerging Leader (AVMA), 2008 Recent Graduate Practitioner of the Year (TVMA), and 2006 Buck Weirus Spirit Award Recipient (Texas A&M University).  

Aaron joined Brazos Bend Animal Hospital in 2018.  He is an avid sports fan and enjoys all things Aggie. Dr. Rainer was born and raised in Temple, Texas, and keeps strong ties to his hometown as a partner with the Animal Emergency Center of Temple-Belton. He and his wife, Laurin, were married July 2000 and have two children, Adriel and Jace. He has two dogs – Gilly and Frankie, 3 cats – Gracie, Janet, Boogie and beef cattle. His other interests include watching sports and spending time with his family.

Strengths: General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Preventative Medicine


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