Dr. Glen Wilkinson
Dr. Wilkinson knew at an early age that he wanted to be a veterinarian. It all started when he was working cattle with his dad, Ed Wilkinson, and young Glen was able to give his first of many shots. The seed that was planted that day grew and now Wilkinson Veterinary Clinic sees thousands of animals annually.
Glen attended Falfurrias High School and graduated in 1974. He was involved in the high school band and played the trumpet. Much of his time was taken up by his sacrifice to work on the family farm to help support his family after the loss of his father.
After high school graduation, Glen started attending Texas A&M University in 1974. He worked in construction to help pay his way through. Two years after starting college, he met the love of his life, Debbie Watkins. In 1976, the two were married in Brooks County.
Glen started vet school in 1979 at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. His first child was born not long after starting school. Over the next few years Glen and Debbie worked hard to keep their marriage strong and were blessed with two more children. In 1982, Glen earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.
The same week after graduated, Dr. Wilkinson and his family moved to Premont, Texas and started Wilkinson Veterinary Clinic. Working out of his garage with his truck and minimal supplies, Dr. Wilkinson worked many long hours by himself to support his family. Debbie assisted him with a much of the paperwork and accounting. After about two and a half years, in 1985, Dr. Wilkinson built the building where Wilkinson Veterinary Clinic now operates and continues to operate as it has for over 35 years.
Dr. Wilkinson is one of the founders of Halo Flight. For over 30 years, Halo flight has been saving lives all over South Texas.
He was on the school board of Premont Independent School district for 9 years. In that time, he was able to contribute to how the school was run and do his best to make it a better place.
Dr. Wilkinson prides himself in consistently being one of the first to use innovative technology in South Texas. He strives to be at the forefront of the newest technological developments to provide his clients and patients with me highest quality service.
Dr. Samuel Wilkinson
Dr. Sam is a South Texas native. His passion is innovation in veterinary medicine. He has worked with more than 25 veterinary clinics from New Jersey to Vancouver, WA. During that time, he worked with the largest and smallest of clinics learning how to address the unique needs of each.
Dr. Sam has 10+ years of experience in veterinary medicine and has grown up with it all of his life. Much of his experience is working with the most common domestic animals: horses, cattle, dogs, cats, sheep, and goats, but he has also had many opportunities to work with exotic animals such as black rhinos, African game, and white tail deer. He has a knack for practice management and enjoys finding and fixing problems and inefficiencies.
He has spent considerable time developing skills outside veterinary medicine by working with Shumway Van (law firm), Loan Funding Co (private lender), and Seed Sumo (startup accelerator).
He loves good ideas, inspiration, ingenuity, honesty, loyalty, and creativity. He looks for ideas and people that inspire him to be a better person.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Sam enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing guitar, and riding his motorcycle. Dr. Sam also enjoys traveling and learning languages. He is fluent in Italian, conversational in Spanish, and is currently working on Russian.
Dr. Delaney Sweeney
Dr. Delaney Sweeney is a graduate of St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her clinical rotations at Texas A&M Veterinary School and fell in love with the great state of Texas. She was actively involved in research and clubs throughout her veterinary education and traveled to South Africa for a veterinary externship program. Her passion is equine medicine, but she enjoys working with all large and small animals as well. She is an active member of the AAEP and is expanding her knowledge in equine reproduction.
“Dr. D” grew up on a ranch along the Missouri-Arkansas border, where her passion for animals was born. She started riding horses before she could walk and has been involved with horses ever since. She learned to work livestock at a young age and enjoys helping her family on the ranch. She was an active member of 4H and FFA and participated in local fairs and livestock shows. Her equine experience is quite diverse, spanning from dressage and eventing to western and rodeos. When Dr. D is not hard at work, she enjoys being home with her son, Houston, her two dogs, Leuka and Blue, and her horse, Clifford. She enjoys spending time at the beach, helping out at her church in Alice, and simply enjoying life.
Dr. D is very excited to be a member of the Wilkinson Veterinary team and looks forward to meeting you and your animals!