Dr. Aaron Rainer received his B.S. in Biomedical Science in December 1998, and Mastered in Public Health and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in May of 2006. He has a strong interests in preventive medicine, internal medicine, surgery, and leadership.
Dr. Rainer has held several professional leadership positions including the 2018 President of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and its over 4400+ members. He has served on the Executive Committee as the Council Chair on External Affairs and as a Board of Director for two regions: North Central Texas & Gulf Coast. Dr. Rainer has played a vital role in developing and implementing the TVMA's 2013-2018 and 2018-2023 strategic plans. He's served in many capacities for TVMA, including the Legislative Committee, State Board Rules Task Force, Conference Rebranding Task Force, and the Recent Graduate Committee.
Professional highlights include: 2008 Recent Graduate Practitioner of the Year (TVMA), 2014 12-Under-12 Young Alumni Spotlight (Texas A&M University), 2014 Rising Star Award (Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences), 2010 Emerging Leader (AVMA), and 2006 Buck Weirus Spirit Award Recipient (Texas A&M University).
Aaron has helped start and owns part of the only emergency clinic in the Temple, Belton, and surrounding rural Central Texas areas, Animal Emergency Center of Temple-Belton. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys all things Aggie. Dr. Rainer was born and raised in Temple, Texas, and keeps strong ties to his hometown. He and his wife, Laurin, were married July 2000 and have two children, Adriel and Jace. He has two dogs – Gilly and Frankie, 3 cats – Gracie, Janet, Boogie and beef cattle. His other interests include watching sports and spending time with his family.
Dr. Rainer was the recipient of the 2008 Recent Graduate Practitioner of the Year Award given by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Rainer is the recipient of the 2015 Assn of Former Students’ 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. May 2006.
Master of Public Health - Health Policy & Management, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center - School of Rural Public Health. May 2006.
Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University. December 1998.