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Dr. Ryan Cate, Veterinarian, purchased Grote Veterinary Clinic in January 2016.

Dr. Ryan Cate grew up in Boyd, Texas and attended Weatherford College where he obtained an Associate Degree in Agricultural Science. He continued his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets (Thunderbird 3) and graduated in 2005 with a B.S. in Animal Science. He was awarded his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University in May 2009.

After graduating with his doctorate, Dr. Cate completed an Equine Medicine and Surgery internship at Lonestar Park Equine Hospital in Grand Prairie, TX under the guidance of Dr. Wes Williams.

Upon completing his internship, Dr. Cate moved to Grenada where he was a faculty member at St. George’s University when the College of Veterinary Medicine was awarded full AVMA Accreditation in September 2011.

Dr. Cate purchased Riverstone Veterinary Hospital in Brock, Texas in January 2013.  Dr. Cate is dedicated to the treatment and care of your pets at both locations.

Outside of practice Dr. Cate enjoys spending time with his wife, Stefanie and their son, Cole Weston. As a family they often enjoy Aggie Football tailgating and cooking for friends and family. When he is not practicing he enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting and riding roping horses.