Enchanted Oaks Animal Hospital

2529 Louetta Rd
Spring, TX 77388



Enchanted Oaks Animal Hospital - Our Veterinarians

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians of Enchanted Oaks Animal Hospital in Spring! We’re pleased to provide exceptional veterinary care for your pets!



Dr. Kirbie Murrell

Dr. Kirbie Murrell, a native Houstonian, did her undergraduate work in biology at Texas A& M university between 1992 and 1996. She then moved to the island of St. Kitts in the West Indies to attend Ross University School of veterinary Medicine. Dr. Murrell completed her final clinical year at the University of Missouri and graduated in 2000 from RUSVM.

During her first 2 and a-half years of practice, Dr. Murrell worked in the Amish region of Middlefield OH treating a variety of country pets and farm animals. After meeting her future husband in OH, they felt the lure of Texas and moved back home in the Spring of 2002.

Before settling with Dr. McCall at Enchanted Oaks animal Hospital in 2006, Dr. Murrell practiced small animal medicine at Pet Vet Animal Hospitals and worked as a relief veterinarian in the north Houston area.

Dr. Murrell currently shares her life and home with Steve, her husband of 10 years; her children, Hayden, Evan and Camryn; and their pets: Jedi – the insatiable mutt, Missy –the sweet blind Pekingese, Solo and Rajah- the feline characters and Yurtle- the African tortoise.

During their time together, the Tepfenhart family enjoys swimming, camping, biking and they attend church faithfully.



Dr. Tony McCall

Dr Tony McCall received his undergraduate degree in Agriculture from the University of Tennessee in 1977. After working for 2 years, he moved to Texas and enrolled at Texas A&M University where he completed a Master’s degree in Nutrition in 1982.  During his Master’s program, he managed the Texas A&M Horse Center for 3 years.  He entered the professional curriculum in Veterinary Medicine in 1984 and received his DVM degree in 1988.  Dr McCall worked for 2 years in a mixed animal practice in Wharton, Texas, then moved back to Houston to work in small animal medicine and surgery.  He opened Enchanted Oaks Animal Hospital in 1992 on Cypresswood Drive, and in 2005 moved the practice to its current location on Louetta Road.  Dr McCall is a member of the American Veterinary Medicine Association and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr McCall is married and has 2 children.  His son is completing a ministry internship at Times Square Church in New York City, and his daughter is a senior at Klein Collins High School.  During his off time, Dr McCall enjoys golf, music, reading, and his cat, Lilly.



Dr. Rick Rockar

Dr. Rick Rockar grew up in rural western Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh and wanted to be a veterinarian ever since he began to help with chores on both of his grandfathers’ farms. He attended Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, studying biology. After three years, Dr. Rockar was accepted to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Rockar graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988 then completed a small animal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. After 2 years in small animal general practice, Dr. Rockar completed a companion animal surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. He became Board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1995.

After 9 years in companion animal general and surgical practice, Dr. Rockar began working as a laboratory animal veterinarian with a special interest in nonhuman primate medicine and laboratory animal surgical models. He completed certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine in 2007. He has co-authored 9 publications and has lectured nationally and internationally on research surgery techniques and pain management. He continues to consult in laboratory animal anesthesia and surgery.

Dr. Rockar returned to full time small animal practice in 2011. He appreciates the opportunity to provide a positive impact for both pets and their families. “Through good times and bad, our pets are always there to welcome us and help us appreciate every day. When my dogs are around, no day is ever a bad day.”

He and his family have recently relocated to the Enchanted Oaks subdivision in Spring, TX from Madisonville, LA, just north of New Orleans. He is joined by his wife Jennifer, also a veterinarian and LSU graduate, his daughter Rachel, and three retired racing greyhounds Ginger, Jock and Vincent. They also have an adult son, Ross, who resides in Houston. In their free time, the Rockars enjoy gardening, freshwater fishing, and cooking on the grill.