Dr. John K. Beck, Jr. was born to Cornelia and John Beck, Sr. of Kerens. Dr. Beck was born and raised in Kerens, TX.

Upon graduation from Kerens High School, he attended Texas A&M University where he received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. He started practicing in Jacksonville, TX at Jacksonville Animal Hospital. Dr. Beck worked under Dr. Grady R. Ellis for two years.

After practicing in Jacksonville, Dr. Beck came to Corsicana and began practicing with Dr. James Carroll. After Dr. Carroll's retirement, we became Beck Animal Hospital. Dr. Beck has been practicing for fifteen years.

Dr. Beck has had a love for animals since he was a young boy. He enjoys working with all animals. He treats mostly small and large animals.

During his college education, Dr. Beck met and married Shari Zwernemann. He and Shari now have three children, two boys and one girl. John Beck III is twelve years old. Rudy is nine, and Sarah Ann is five years old.

When Dr. Beck is not working in the veterinary field, he loves spending his time with his family. Both of his boys play on baseball teams, which he is extremely active in. Dr. Beck loves hunting, fishing and caring for his own animals on his farm. He is also a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.


Jennifer graduated from Kerens High School in 2003. She always had a love for animals and sincerly loves working at our clinic.

Jennifer has worked at Beck Animal Hospital since May 2006. Jennifer is very passionate about this field. She loves working with all types of animals and is very dedicated to her job. You will probably notice that she is referred to as "Jenn" in the office. This is just her nickname!

Jennifer has two sons. Her oldest is Wesley, and her youngest is Bradley. She is very family oriented and loves spending her time away from work with her children.


Luis has worked at the clinic since November 1989. He is very experienced in the veterinary field and enjoys working with all types of animals. You may hear him referred to as the "dog whisperer." He seems to have a way with any animal that walks through the door of the clinic.

Not only does Luis handle any animals that come through the door, he also does all our clipping and bathing.

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