Benjamin K. Espy, DVM, DACT

Dr. Espy is an original founder of SNIPSA that received his DVM from Texas A&M University in 1996 and completed a residency in Theriogenology in 2002 from Hagyard Davidson McGee, Lexington, KY – the oldest equine veterinary hospital in the world.  He is now an ambulatory veterinarian in San Antonio and the surrounding area specializing in sports medicine and equine reproduction. He is also licensed to practice acupuncture and uses this form of alternative therapy to complement traditional western medicine.

Dr. Espy is active on many professional boards and currently serves as an animal care consultant for the PRCA, an editor for the Horse Magazine, reviews journal articles for the Educational Programs Committee, and serves on the Ethics and Grievance Committee for the Texas State Board. He has been the head veterinarian for San Antonio’s Stock Show and Rodeo for the past 22 years.

When not crawling underneath horses, Dr. Espy assists SNIPSA performing countless surgeries at their Big Fix clinics, helping with various medical procedures for wayward animals, and supports his wife of 26 years and their four children.

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Today is Memorial Day! 🇺🇸 Let’s remember the great dogs and their handlers who lost their lives, so we may run, play and be free in this great country.
- Bingo 🐾

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Today, we take the time to honor our fallen. We will never forget your sacrifice. 💙❤️🤍

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Five dogs in one?? 👀 That’s Bingo! This guy has been searching desperately for his match. If you’re someone with an active lifestyle or if you have a passion for dog training, consider meeting this bouncy boy.

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There`s nothing like a mother`s love!❤️

Today, Miss Texas reunited with the two remaining pups from her litter, Jalapeño and Prickly Pear! These three southern sweeties are all still available for adoption. So, don`t hesitate to open your heart and home to one of these deserving pups! 🐶💗🌈☀️

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Bones is the king of teefies! 😁 If you are a Bulldog lover, you won’t want to pass up on adopting or fostering this guy. DM us to learn more about this ham bone. 🍖🐾

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Check out these pretties!! 💅✨ Cherry (left) and Garcia (right) came into the beauty salon to get all dolled up. 😆

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Rescue dogs love to love you 🎀✨ if you’re looking for a furry companion, consider adopting from SNIPSA. Every adoption is two lives saved…the animal adopted and the space opened for another one to come in! 🏹

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It’s warming up in Texas ☀️ Don’t forget to keep your pups cool!

Photo by: @finnthenaked 📸🌺 DM if you are interested in adopting Lady this summer.
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These girls got much-needed makeovers today thanks to @wash.shake.wag. 🤩 Once covered in matted fur and stickers, Coco and Loco are looking fresher than ever! For more information on these million dollar babies, visit www.SNIPSA.org. 🐾

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If looks could kill… you should be afraid of lil’ miss Rose.🌹 ✨

Rose is the last available puppy from her litter! This Chihuahua mix may be small, but she has one mighty personality. 😜 These bites are all play, nothing to fear here. She is full of love and ready to find her forever playmate! Looking for a killer pup, lil’ Rose is your girl! 🥰

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