Daniel Nowland, DVM
Dr. Daniel Nowland has been a small animal practitioner at Springtown Veterinary Hospital since 1991. Prior to moving to San Marcos, Dr. Nowland was in mixed animal practice for 7 years in the rural communities of Pflugerville, TX and Rockdale, TX.
Dr. Nowland attended Texas A&M University and George Mason University in Virginia for his undergraduate studies. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 1981, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Nowland attended Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine where he received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. His areas of special professional focus include emergency medicine and surgery. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice and Comal County Veterinary Medical Association. He also has been in the Rotary Club for more than 20 years, 15 of those as a member of the board of directors.
In his spare time, Dr. Nowland's interests include running, biking, watching Aggie sporting events, and any and all baseball. He has a dachshund mix, Molly.
Sarah Tolson, DVM
Dr. Sarah Tolson joined Springtown Veterinary Hospital in June 2018. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science, a Master of Science in Biomedical Science, and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. While studying at A&M, Dr. Tolson received the 2018 AAHA Award for Proficiency in Primary Care.
Dr. Tolson's interests include preventative care, surgery, ophthalmology, and internal medicine. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the Comal County Veterinary Medical Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Tolson enjoys horseback riding, reading, running, and hiking. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Erin, her dog, Riley, and her cat, Tweek.
Kristen Martin, DVM
Dr. Kristen Martin joined Springtown Veterinary Hospital in February 2020. She studied Animal Science and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2018. While studying at A&M, Dr. Martin received her certificate in Veterinary Business Management.
Dr. Martin's veterinary interests include urgent care, surgery, internal medicine, and ultrasonography. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the Comal County Veterinary Medical Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Martin enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She and her fiancé, Juan, enjoy camping, floating the river, hiking, and traveling. They have two dogs: Tex, a German Shorthair Pointer, and Amora, a German Shepherd.
Christa Lambert, DVM
Dr. Christ Lambert joined Springtown Veterinary Hospital as a doctor in July 2021, but she previously worked at our hospital as a technician prior to attending vet school! She obtained a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science at Texas A&M before setting off to Dublin, Ireland, to attend the University College Dublin's School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Lambert was born and raised in Childress, Texas. Upon graduating from vet school, she worked at a mixed animal practice in Wichita Falls, Texas, before finding her way down to the beautiful Hill Country. Dr. Lambert has a special interest in Veterinary Acupuncture and attended courses from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society.
In her downtime, she enjoys reading, traveling, roller skating/playing roller derby and spending time with her pets: a perfect English Setter, Maybelline; a playful, one-eyed tripod Rooster Catburn; and her three lovable and always entertaining Sphynx cats- Blanche, Rogaine and Medusa.