Dr. Weicht was born and raised in upstate New York. His family was transferred to Texas in 1976. Following his lifelong passion to pursue a career as a veterinarian, he graduated with the Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine Degree from Texas A & M University in 1983. During his tenure at “Aggieland,” Dr. Weicht served as the President of his veterinary class. Immediately upon graduation, Dr. Weicht returned to Bedford and accepted a position as staff veterinarian at Brown Trail Animal Hospital. He had worked extensively at this practice both as a pre-vet student and throughout veterinary school. Dr. Weicht ultimately purchased Brown Trail Animal Hospital and has been the sole owner since 1994.
Dr. Weicht enjoys all aspects of small animal practice but is especially fond of complex internal medicine cases, reconstructive knee surgery and endocrine cases. Continuing education has always been important to him, and he strives to keep abreast of the latest advances in medicine and technology. Dr. Weicht received extensive pain management training through the international Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM), with a focus on laser therapy and acupuncture.
In 1990, Dr. Weicht served as President of the Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association. In 1996, he was elected President of the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice. Dr. Weicht has received various honors and awards including Eagle Scout, Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine, and Science and Hills Veterinary Student Awards.He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Fort Worth Tarrant County Animal Foundation.
In 2009, he was selected as the Southwest Region and National winner of the Veterinarian of the Year Award given by Morris Animal Foundation. Dr. Weicht was placed on the Veterinary Honor Roll by the Morris Animal Foundation for years 2009 through 2014.
A 2nd Degree Black Belt in martial arts, Dr. Weicht teaches both private and group classes at his martial arts Academy in Hurst, TX. His primary focus is Jeet Kune Do, the art started by Bruce Lee. Dr. Weicht has presented seminars both locally and internationally to civilians, law enforcement personnel, military and special forces.
Dr. Weicht and his wife enjoy landscaping, riding their Harley Davidson's, MMA, and spending time with friends and family. They share their home with a menagerie of furry friends and wildlife that have taken up residence in their back yard.