John Beck, DVM
• Occupation: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Hillcrest Animal Hospital
• Hometown: Victoria
• Why honored: Dr. John Beck at Hillcrest Animal Hospital on John Stockbauer Drive is an Everyday Hero because he takes care of his patients' owners in addition to their pets. No, he does not test, X-ray or prescribe for people like he does for their pets. However, he does adapt his schedule and life to accommodate his pets' owners' worries and concerns. Dr. Beck listens patiently and attentively. He replies with care that gives confidence that he will help the sick or injured pet to the best of his ability. When the news is not so good, John Beck is both straightforward and gentle as he lets the owner know what to expect. He goes beyond the call of duty in offering emotional help to people who love their pets and dread letting them go. There are times when strong kindness and consideration make a big difference! Thank you, Everyday Hero Dr. John Beck.