About Dr. Gessel, CityVet – Oak Lawn

Which school did you attend?

Texas A&M University

Oklahoma State University for undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Animal Science

What do you enjoy the most about being a Veterinarian?

Seeing all kinds of people and their pets. I love to see all the different ways one pet can impact a person’s life!

What is your pet’s name?

I have a Shetland Sheepdog named Leo, a mutt mix named Finn (who was rescued by CityVet!) and a Quarter Horse named Faith.

What advice would you give to a first time pet owner?

Take lots of pictures and cherish all the special moments you have together.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Playing music (I play several different instruments), reading, horseback riding, listening to music, and going to the park with my two dogs.