Dr. Gudgel is a 1968 graduate of Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, he served 2 years as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He practiced large animal medicine for 8 years in Celina, Texas before moving to Dallas and practicing exclusive small animal medicine for 12 years. He has been at Western Hills since 1990.
Dr. Gudgel is married to Annette, hospital administrator and they have 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren and 1 very active great grandaughter. When they are not hard at work at the clinic, they enjoy camping, traveling and spending time with family and friends. They share their home with BeauJo, a 94# Alaskan Malamute/White Swiss Shepard mix and Ziggy, a very spunky Cairn Terrier.