500 S. Freeway
1712 Montgomery St.
What started in 1980 in a veterinary clinic in a small house on Tremont Avenue has grown into a full-service veterinary facility that remains family-owned to this day. Founder Dr. Billy Davis and his son, Dr. Jimmy Davis, offer general wellness care, senior pet care, small mammal care (gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc.), vaccines, radiology, diagnostics, surgery, and more.
300 N. University Drive
1100 N. Blue Mound Road
6120 Overton Ridge Blvd.
1824 E. Lancaster Ave.
312 Jim Wright Freeway, White Settlement
6040 Harris Parkway
2928 W. Sixth St.
4801 W. Freeway
3748 Basswood Blvd.
1029 E. Harmon Road
4404 Southwest Blvd.
We know this whole magazine has been partial to those who own dogs and cats, so for those of you who call birds, reptiles, rabbits, and pocket pets like mice, hedgehogs, guinea pigs, and sugar gliders your good pals, this animal hospital has you covered. They also offer emergency and urgent care services and alternative care options like cold laser therapy. Their in-house lab allows the team to run diagnostic tests and get you results quickly.
3020 Sycamore School Road
3201 Cleburne Road
4536 N. Tarrant Parkway
913 Roberts Cut Off Road, River Oaks
Like its name suggests, for those in the River Oaks area — you know, close to where the town meets the country — this veterinary clinic offers blood screening, vaccinations, deworming, declawing, dermatology, behavioral counseling, and, well, just about everything under the sun.
3109 McCart Ave.
3325 Phoenix Drive
9911 Camp Bowie Blvd.
4413 Trail Lake Drive
Vet Tips 101
Some essential veterinary tips to help you keep your dogs and cats healthy and happy.
Regular Veterinary Checkups: Just like humans, dogs and cats need routine examinations to detect any underlying health issues early on. Your veterinarian will conduct a thorough physical examination, check their vital signs, and recommend necessary preventive treatments.
Vaccinations and Preventive Care: Again, similar to the two-legged types, vaccinations play a vital role in protecting your pets from infectious diseases. Dogs and cats should receive their initial vaccinations as puppies or kittens and follow-up booster shots as recommended by your veterinarian.
Proper Nutrition: A well-balanced diet is essential for overall health and longevity. Consult your veterinarian to determine the appropriate type and amount of food for your dog or cat, taking into consideration their age, breed, size, and any specific dietary requirements. Also, avoid feeding them table scraps or foods that are toxic to pets, such as chocolate, grapes, onions, and certain artificial sweeteners like xylitol.
Exercise and Mental Stimulation: For physical well-being, dogs require daily walks, runs, or playtime in the yard, while cats benefit from interactive toys, scratching posts, and vertical spaces for climbing. Mental stimulation is equally important, especially for indoor cats. Provide them with puzzle toys, hiding spots, and opportunities for play to keep their minds engaged and prevent boredom.
Dental Care: Poor dental hygiene can lead to dental disease, which can cause pain, tooth loss, and even systemic infections affecting other organs. Brush your pet’s teeth regularly using a pet-friendly toothbrush and toothpaste. Additionally, your veterinarian may recommend dental cleanings or provide dental chews and treats that help reduce plaque and tartar buildup.
Grooming and Hygiene: Regular grooming is necessary to keep your pet’s coat and skin healthy. Brush your dog or cat’s fur to prevent matting, remove loose hair, and promote good circulation. Trim their nails regularly to prevent overgrowth or ingrown nails. Keep their ears clean and free from excessive wax or debris to prevent ear infections. Bathing frequency varies depending on the breed and individual needs, but be sure to use pet-specific shampoos and lukewarm water.