Veterinary hospitals and veterinary advice

500 S. highway

817.332.8787

abcvetclinic.com

1712 Montgomery Street

817.735.8700

cowtownvet.com

What began in 1980 as a veterinary clinic in a small house on Tremont Avenue grew 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, surgical interventions, etc.

300 N. University Drive

817.332.3518

centralanimaldoc.com

1100 N. Blue Mound Road

817.234.9919

crpethospital.com

6120 Overton Ridge Blvd.

817.294.7733

cityviewanimalhospital.com

1824 E. Lancaster Ave.

817.332.1595

easterlancastervet.com

312 Jim Wright Highway, White Settlement

817.246.0129

frontierpet.com

6040 Harris Drive

817.294.8007

harrisparkwayvet.com

2928 W. Sixth Street

817.332.8179

mellinaanimalhospital.com

4801 West, highway

817.731.3733

leparcvet.com

3748 Basswood Boulevard.

469.251.7490

pennypaws.com

1029 E. Harmon Road

817.439.4443

rickordsanimalhospital.com

4404 Southwest Boulevard.

817.763.0261

rwah.vet

We know this whole magazine has a soft spot for those who own dogs and cats, so for those of you who call birds, reptiles, rabbits and pets like mice, hedgehogs, pigs of India and sugar gliders your good friends, this animal hospital have you covered. They also offer urgent care services and alternative care options like cold laser therapy. Their in-house laboratory allows the team to perform diagnostic tests and obtain results quickly.

3020 Sycamore School Road

817.370.5566

Southmeadowanimalclinic.com

3201 Cleburne Road

817.923.6719

southsidevetclinic.com

4536 N. Tarrant Drive

817.485.8511

summerfieldsanimalhospital.com

913 Roberts Cut Road, River Oaks

817.377.3981

townandcountryvetclinic.net

As the name suggests, for residents of the River Oaks area – you know, near where town meets country – this veterinary clinic offers blood tests, vaccinations, deworming, declawing, dermatology, behavioral counseling and, well, just about everything. under the sun.

3109 McCart Ave.

469.292.0651

uah.vet.com

3325 Phoenix Drive

817.244.1201

westernhillsah.com

9911 Camp Bowie Boulevard.

817.244.7742

westridgeah.com

4413 Trail Lake Drive

817.922.8022


Veterinary Tips 101

Some essential veterinary tips to help you keep your dogs and cats happy and healthy.

Regular Veterinary Checkups: Just like humans, dogs and cats need routine checkups to detect any underlying health issues early on. Your veterinarian will perform a thorough physical exam, check their vital signs, and recommend any necessary preventive treatments.

Vaccinations and Preventative Care: Again, as with two-legged animals, 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.

Good 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 account their age, breed, size and any specific dietary needs. Also avoid giving 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 their physical well-being, dogs need daily walks, runs, or play in the yard, while cats benefit from interactive toys, scratching posts, and vertical space for climbing. Mental stimulation is just as important, especially for indoor cats. Provide them with puzzles, hiding places and play opportunities to keep their minds occupied and avoid 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-safe 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 coat to prevent tangles, remove dead hair and promote good circulation. Trim their nails regularly to prevent overgrowth or ingrown toenails. Keep their ears clean and free of excess earwax or debris to prevent ear infections. Bathing frequency varies depending on breed and individual needs, but be sure to use animal-specific shampoos and lukewarm water.


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