• Picking a good companion animal by Edward Nichols
  • Picking a good companion animal by Edward Nichols
  • Crestway Animal Clinic - Edward Nichols
  • Crestway Animal Clinic - Edward Nichols

Dr. Edward J. Nichols

Crestway Animal Hospital


Dr. Edward Nichols, DVM and staff at Crestway Animal Clinic

  • B.S. Cum Laude Biomedical Science 1977
  • Post Grad Epidemiology
  • B.S. Veterinary Science 1978
  • Doctor of Veterinary hMedicine, 1980
  • Texas A&M - B.S. Cum Laude 1977: B.S. 1978: DVM 1980
  • 31 years of experience
  • Co-Founder and past president of Emergency Pet Center
  • Member: Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • Member: American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • Member: American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member: Texas Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member: Bexar County Veterinary Medical Association
  • Served Honorably in USAF with two tours in Korea
  • Member: Navy League of the United States
  • Member: Air Force Association
  • Member: Veterans of Foreign Wars(VFW)
  • Member: American Legion
  • Member: Texas Right to Life Coalition
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Characteristics of Dr. Edward J. Nichols - compassionate, caring, generous, patient, friendly, humorous, loyal, dedicated, knowledgeable on a varity of topics including: history, current events, and engineering, musician (guitar, piano, bass guitar), world traveler, avid photographer. Brought back to health and found homes for hundreds of stray dogs and cats.

Brief Bio: Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1949 to an active duty military family, married to Irma Saenz Nichols for 39 years. Irma is a retired speech and language pathologist.  Dr. Nichols has two children: one son (Padraic) who is currently serving as a pilot in the Navy, and a daughter(Erin) who has just completed a Communication Arts/Broadcast Journalism degree of the University of the Incarnate Word. Erin is currently a television reporter and news anchor. Dr. Edward Nichols has five cats, one dog and one fish of his own, not including the cats and dogs that live in the clinic.