Our Veterinarians

Dr. Rainer, DVM, MPH

Managing owner

From the town of Temple, the Wildflower Capital of Texas, Dr. Rainer is the leader of the practice, preserving Dr. Hadash’s 40+ year legacy. ‘Keeping veterinary ownership in the hands of veterinarians is incredibly important for our clients and their fur-babies, and I look forward to making a positive impact in our community.’

Dr. Rainer, born and raised in Temple, Texas, is married to Laurin and has two children, Adriel and Jace. They have two dogs, Gilly and Frankie; three cats, Gracie, Janet, and Boogie; and beef cattle. Dr. Rainer is an avid sports fan and enjoys all things Aggie while spending time with his family.

Dr. Aaron Rainer received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science in December 1998. He received a dual degree as a Master of Public Health and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in May 2006.

He has strong interests in preventive medicine, internal medicine, surgery, mentorship, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Dr. Rainer is the co-founder of Animal Emergency Center of Temple-Belton™ and Gig™, an innovative veterinary staffing concept. He also owns Fetch™ by Dr. Rainer, a mentorship and consulting platform for veterinarians and staff.

Dr. Rainer has held several professional leadership positions in the last decade, including the 2018 President of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and its 4,400+ members and 4,000+ non-members. He remains the youngest president in the over 100 year storied history of TVMA. Dr. Rainer continues to play a vital role in developing, shaping, and implementing the strategic direction of veterinary medicine in Texas.

Professional highlight:

• 2008 Recent Graduate Practitioner of the Year

Other career achievements:

• 2014 12-Under-12 Young Alumni Spotlight (Texas A&M University)

• 2014 Rising Star Award (Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine)

• 2010 Emerging Leader Award (American Veterinary Medical Association)

• 2006 Buck Weirus Spirit Award (Texas A&M University) 

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