Mission and Objectives

It is our mission at Alamo Feline Health Center to give back to the veterinary profession by promoting educational opportunities for the young practitioners of tomorrow.

It is our desire…

  • To expose the student to the unique aspects of an all-feline practice environment.
  • To help the student build communication skills.
  • To help the student gain self-confidence.
  • To provide the student with practical experience which will assist he or she in career planning.
  • To facilitate the transition from the classroom to a clinical environment.
  • To familiarize the student with the dynamics of an all-feline caseload.
  • To help the student gain familiarity with the most common feline medical cases, surgical cases, and clinical skills required.
  • To expose the student to the ethical, legal, and financial aspects of private practice.
  • To provide the student experience in working with a team-oriented veterinary staff.
  • To help the student develop his or her interest in feline medicine and surgery.
  • To help the student improve his or her problem solving skills.
  • To help the student improve his or her knowledge base of feline medicine and surgery.
  • To help the student gain the habits of a professional.
  • To encourage the student to read current veterinary journals.
  • To provide an opportunity for the student to discuss current issues in feline medicine.
  • To provide the opportunity for practitioners to contribute to the development of future veterinarians and to foster the mentor relationship within the profession.

Contact Info

Address: Alamo Feline Health Center
16201 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78232
(210) 404-2287 (CATS)
(210) 404-2285
Sponsors: Gary D. Norsworthy, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
Lisa M. Restine, DVM
Anne Romeo, DVM
Office Contact: Amanda Rodriguez, Practice Manager



There is a furnished, one bedroom, one bathroom plus kitchenette apartment area located on the second floor of Alamo Feline Health Center that can be reserved with advance notice. The student will be responsible for his or her own board, but the room rental is without charge. Accommodations are subject to availability, and therefore plans to utilize the living quarters should be made in advance with the practice manager. For a printable version of the rental agreement, click here.