We often boast about our wonderful animal-loving staff here at Towne North. We collectively share our lives and homes with many pets, including cows, mice, hamsters, fish, birds, sheep, goats etc! They are truly amazing!
J. Dan McIlhany, D.V.M.
Dr. McIlhany attended Texas A & M on a football scholarship and received his B.S. in Veterinary Science in 1965. After a three year hiatus from his education to play football with the Los Angeles Rams, he returned to Texas A& M and graduated in 1970 with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Dr. "Mc" interned at Knowles Animal Hospital in Miami Florida, then established the Triangle Animal Clinic in Conroe Texas in 1973. He purchased Towne North Animal Hospital in 1984. Dr. McIlhany's wife, Barbara, is a Retail Merchant in San Antonio. They have 4 children. In his spare time, Dr. McIlhany raises Brangus and Maine Anjou cattle. When asked about his 30+ years of veterinary medicine, Dr. McIlhany responded with a smile and said, "Veterinary medicine has been a very enjoyable and rewarding adventure for me." Dr. McIlhany's home, as you would imagine, is filled with pets. Two German Shepherds, Simpson and Annie. His cats are Cassie, Mario, Tom, Jerry, and Bud who live at home. He also has an assortment of livestock which includes donkeys and cattle.
Amy Willeford-Lewis, DVM
Dr. Lewis is a 1996 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, and joined our family in August of 2011. Her interests include internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and dentistry. She also has experience in exotic animal medicine and feels that it adds an extra "flavor" to veterinary medicine. With a husband and 2 beautiful children (2-legged), her family is her heart and soul. A very energetic Brittany Spaniel and a loveable cat complete her family.
Marshall D Beggs, DVM
Dr. Beggs is originally from Midland, Texas, and served as a veterinary technician prior to completing his degree in Animal Science from Angelo State University. He is a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, and after graduation practiced in San Angelo – but he got to Towne North as soon as he could!
His professional interests include surgery, emergency medicine, and preventive medicine. Dr. Beggs enjoys outdoor activities, sports, cooking, and scuba diving. With over 4 years’ experience, he looks forward to providing the highest quality of veterinary medicine for your beloved companions.