Welcome to Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Lufkin TX
Call us at (936) 639-1550

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (936) 639-1550!


If you live in Lufkin or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Brian Hafernick is a licensed TX veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Brian Hafernick has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Lufkin veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (936) 639-1550 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Lufkin veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Lufkin pet owners.

At Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Brian Hafernick
Lufkin Veterinarian | Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic | (936) 639-1550

2518 US Hwy 69 North
Lufkin, TX 75904

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Brian Hafernick
    Dr. Hafernick is a Lufkin native. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University in 2012.

    He also completed a bachelor’s degree in biology from SFA in 2008 and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M in 2005. After completing his veterinary degree, he practiced for one year in Brenham, Texas as a mixed animal veterinarian.

    Dr. Hafernick moved back to his hometown of Lufkin in 2013. He always knew he wanted to return to Lufkin to live and raise his family. When Dr. Hafernick isn’t working on animals, he enjoys building projects, cooking BBQ, golfing, hunting, taking care of his horses and cattle, and mostly spending time with his family. He is married to Angela Caskey Hafernick and they have two children, Gibson and Annie. They are members of Carpenter’s Way Baptist Church where they serve in the preschool children’s ministry.

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  • Viki Lozano

    Viki has worked as the receptionist at Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic since February of 2000. Ever since her mom brought “Fox” the cat home from the vet after being stitched up, Viki wanted to work with animals

    She has done so for nearly thirty years and still loves it. She believes in a strong work ethic and that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity, respect and compassion. She has seen many changes over the years, especially in how we regard our pets as family. She and her husband have two dogs, Mika and Spatz. Together they have four children and nine grandchildren.

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  • Amie McKnight

    Amie has worked at Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic since March of 2005. Amie has over twelve years of experience as a veterinary technician

    She excels at making sure the animals are handled in a comfortable and safe manner. She is always happy to answer questions and give practical advice to maximize your pet’s health. She is married to Quinton and they have three kids, Emma, Grace, and Wyatt. She has several dogs and cats and loves all animals.

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  • Jessica Capps

    Jessica has worked at Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic since July of 2013. Having such a love for animals, it was an easy choice for her to work in the veterinary field

    Jessica enjoys the unique challenge that being a veterinary technician provides. She is especially skilled at keeping the animals as calm as possible and making sure they are comfortable. Jessica has fur-kids, Stryker, Lexi, Paisley, Vivi and Loki. 

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  • Aubrie Torres
    Aubrie joined our team at Pineywoods Veterinary Clinic in April of 2017. Her intense love for animals drew her towards a career as a veterinary technician. She strongly believes in treating every animal as if they were her own by giving them the best care possible.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Primary Ofiice


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm






Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Been going here for a long time .. friendly staff and Good Dr !.. always take care of my fur babies"
    Jackie Gibson D.
  • "It was a hard day last Friday and the staff at Pineywoods were so kind. I recommend this team and they will be my go to clinic for future needs."
    Lynn H.
  • "Dr Hafernick is very kind and caring. He was very patient and comforting with our precious Heidi and us during her last days. He gave meds so she was comfortable and could leave this world peacefully at home. I very much appreciated his compassion. His staff were also very compassionate, caring, and helpful during this time"
    Patricia Zieschang D.

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