Joseph Burke, DVM
Joe Burke, DVM is originally from the immediate area of Cornerstone Animal Hospital. He graduated from Jack C. Hays High School in 1980, and attended Texas A&M University for his undergraduate and veterinary school education. He has been a practicing veterinarian for 33 years, with 28 of these years as a veterinarian in Hays County. He brings with him a large amount of veterinary and management experience, having previously managed a veterinary facility in South Texas for 4 years, and owned a busy hospital in the Wimberley area for 10 years before selling it to focus more on his family.
Dr. Burke has an interest in all facets of companion animal medicine. The part of private practice he most enjoys is the daily interaction with people and pets.
Dr. Burke has a wife, Chris, and three sons. He met his wife at Texas A&M, where Chris also obtained a degree. His oldest son, Danny, is a 2009 ROTC graduate from Texas A&M, and served as a Captain in the US Army before leaving the military and entering the private workforce. His middle son Zachary obtained a Mechanical Engineering degree at Texas A&M in 2012, and was a 4-year member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Band. He also obtained his Master's degree at Texas A&M, and is employed as an engineer. His youngest son Jeremiah obtained his Agriculture degree at Texas A&M in 2016, and is employed in the agriculture industry. The Burke family has always had a wide variety of pets, ranging from dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, pigs, chickens, and turkeys. Dr. Burke and his wife currently have 2 dogs, 2 cats, a collection of laying hens, and 2 pet Painted Desert sheep.
In his spare time, he enjoys being in the outdoors and on the water with his loyal Labrador Scarlet, and he loves to spend time with his family including his wonderful young grandson.
His extended family, including his mom and dad, most of his siblings, and their families, still make this area west of Buda their home.
Andi East, DVM
Dr. Andi East is originally a native from the culturally diverse and vibrant city of San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2012 with a BS in Biology and obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in 2017. During her time in College Station attending veterinary school, she was an active member of the Pain Management, Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care clubs. She also held the position of Ostrich Husbandry Supervisor, where she taught first year students how to perform physical examinations on exotic species such as ostriches.
Dr. East is a member of both the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association and holds an active interest in ophthalmology, internal medicine, cardiology and emergency medicine. Although she was born in San Antonio, Dr. East has always been eager to move to Austin to pursue her passion for veterinary medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, reading, and live music. Dr. East strives to provide compassionate and complete care with open communication to her clients.