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) 

Dr. Hadash, DVM

Veterinarian

From the small farm town of Weimar, Texas, Dr. Hadash grew up working on a ranch surrounded by dogs, cattle, and horses. He always had an affinity for his four-legged friends. ‘Growing up in a small town, there was never a doubt in my mind that I wanted to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Although many people told me I wouldn’t make it into vet school, I was determined to achieve my dream of becoming a veterinarian.’

Upon graduation from high school, he started basic courses at Wharton Jr. College. Shortly after, Dr. Hadash transferred to Texas A&M University and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1981. He then began his life’s work as a veterinarian at Triangle Animal Clinic.

Triangle Animal Clinic has been in Dr. Hadash’s heart since earning his DVM Degree. Other than working as a technician at Wharton Vet Clinic and in the Biomedical Sciences Lab during college, he has always been at Triangle Animal Clinic. A few years after graduation, he became a supervising veterinarian at Triangle Animal Clinic. In 1985 he became the sole owner of the clinic. Dr. Hadash’s passion lies in the care he provides for both his patients and clients and has cared for multiple generations of pet owners.

Dr. Hadash says the best thing about working at Triangle Animal Clinic is the good background in veterinary medicine he learned from his friend and mentor, Dr. McIlhaney, who founded Triangle Animal Clinic in 1973. He also enjoys owning the clinic and working for himself.

Dr. Hadash shares his life with his loving wife, three children, three dogs, three cats, and a hundred head of cattle. In his spare time, Dr. Hadash enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor grilling, fishing, outdoor activities that include wildlife, nature, and working with his cattle.

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