Brittmoore Animal Hospital - Meet Our Doctors

Brittmoore Animal Hospital

1236 Brittmoore Rd.
Houston, TX 77043


Meet Our Doctors

Matt Dikeman, D.V.M., A.B.V.P.

Matt Dikeman, D.V.M., A.B.V.P.

Dr. Matt Dikeman is a graduate of Texas A&M University in 1968 and College of Veterinary Medicine in 1969. He acquired his A.B.V.P specialty in 1980. He began his career with Brittmoore Animal Hospital in 1970. He and his wife, Sarah, were raised in  Spring Branch and returned to the area after graduation. He is a member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Over the years, Dr. Dikeman has become known within the community as the "friendly country doctor in the big city". He has also become known as the "bulldog doctor" as he has treated and/or preformed corrective surgery on numerous congenital bulldog conditions. Dr. Dikeman is also certified through the University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program (PennHIP).  

Matt and his wife Sarah have two children, Neal and Rebecca, and four granddaughters. Neal and his wife live in Houston with daughters, Gwendolyn and Clara. Daughter Rebecca and her husband Mark are both veterinarians in Tennessee. They have two daughters, Kaitlyn and Madelynn.  Matt enjoys his two cats and his weekly trip to the ranch in Roberson county with his dog, Sandy, to tend to the cattle.


Sharon Gunter, D.V.M.

Dr. Sharon Gunter


Dr. Sharon Gunter was born and raised in Texas. She received her Bachelor of Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 2006 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine in 2012.

Her professional areas of interests include client education, animal behavior, pathology and surgery.  

When outside of work include not in the clinic, Dr. Gunter enjoys drawing, spending time with family and friends, training her dogs, traveling, and Kendo (a Japanese fencing martial art). Along with her husband, the Gunter household includes "Remington", a German shepherd/'coconut retriever' mix, "Sonic" a Dutch Shepherd mix, "Tiwi", a New Guinea Singing Dog, and a cat named "Odin".

James Rieman,D.V.M.

James Rieman,D.V.M.

Dr. Jim Rieman received a Bachelors in Biology degree from Loyola University in Baltimore and a Masters degree in Biology from Virginia Tech. He graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been involved in breeding and showing dogs for over 30 years, including several top-ranked dogs. Dr. Rieman's other hobbies and interests include offshore fishing, birding, gardening and photography.

Sarah Rust, D.V.M.

Sarah Rust, D.V.M.

Dr. Sarah Rust information is coming soon!