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Best Veterinarians in Fort Worth, TX

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Fort Worth Veterinarians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Plano, TX 75093

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4.5 (33)

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Animal Medical Center of Plano is a full-service small animal veterinary hospital, striving to improve the condition of pets needing emergency, critical, and preventative care. Dr. James Sharp leads a team of three other veterinarians and three veterinary technicians to provide high-quality care for each pet. Animal Medical Center of Plano is proud to be one of 12 percent of veterinary hospitals nationwide to meet the highly stringent accreditation requirements of the American Animal Hospital Association.

Fort Worth, TX 76132

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4.5 (17)

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Cityview Animal Hospital serves Dallas, Fort Worth, Metroplex and the surrounding areas. Bathing, grooming, boarding, and microchipping are all available. Cityview Animal Hospital provides home delivery of pet medications and nutritional products. Cityview is in the 12% of veterinary practices in North America hold the "AAHA-accredited" designation.

Fort Worth, TX 76107

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5.0 (17)
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4.0 (7)

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Central Animal Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas offers a variety of services to care for your pet. For over 20 years, Central Animal Hospital has provided services including exams and consultations, nutritional counseling, surgery, vaccinations, microchipping, preventative medicine, diagnostics, and pharmacy. Clients praise veterinarian Dr. Hultman for her kindness and gentleness. Clients may schedule appointments online for their convenience.

Fort Worth, TX 76107

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4.5 (11)

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Arlington Heights Animal Hospital is a full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. Arlington Heights provides many diagnostic procedures in-house and works closely with other local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. Arlington Heights was the 2013 Star-Telegram Reader’s Choice Award winner, was nominated in 2014 for the Petplan Veterinary Awards, and was the Reader’s Choice award winner for Best Boarder in FWTX Magazine.

Fort Worth, TX 76110

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4.0 (18)
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4.4 (1)

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Southside Veterinary Clinic provides veterinary care for all kinds of pets for Fort Worth, TX and the surrounding areas. Southside Veterinary Clinic is not an appointment-based clinic but instead is a walk in, first come, first served clinic. However, Southside will make appointments for certain procedures, baths, and surgeries. Clients can request an appointment online. House calls are also available.

Fort Worth, TX 76244

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4.0 (40)
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4.8 (2)

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Woodland Springs Veterinary Hospital’s motto is “Striving to promote healthy pets through highly educated owners.” Woodland Springs Veterinary Hospital has served the Fort Worth Keller community since 2007. Woodland Springs strives to provide each pet with high-quality medical care, to create a supportive and caring environment, and to promote education and awareness among pet owners.

Granbury, TX 76049

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4.9 (19)
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5.0 (4)

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Open 7 days a week, the Pet Hospital of Granbury serves the Ft. Worth area. The Pet Hospital of Granbury is AAHA accredited and its vets have over 70 years of combined experience. In addition to routine veterinary appointments and services, boarding and pharmacy services area also available. The Pet Hospital of Granbury is also an American Association of Feline Practitioners “cat-friendly” practice.

Fort Worth, TX 76110

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3.5 (16)

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University Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary practice treating dogs and cats in the TCU area of Fort Worth. The veterinarians of University Animal Hospital are Dr. John Minnerly, Dr. Kim Wise, and Dr. Clare Williamson. University Animal Hospital uses modern equipment and techniques including digital radiography, cold laser therapy, and in-house blood chemistry analyzation to care for pets and also has a certified pet massage therapist on staff.

River Oaks, TX 76114

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4.0 (44)
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4.0 (1)

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Town & Country Veterinarians, located in River Oaks, Texas, is a full-service small animal veterinary clinic serving the Fort Worth area. It has long served the pets of this community having been first established in the early sixties. Dr. Derrick Nelson has been the vet on staff since 2011. Clients can schedule appointments and access their pets’ medical records online.

Fort Worth, TX 76133

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5.0 (29)
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3.5 (16)

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Animal Hospital Southwest, based in Fort Worth, uses the latest diagnostic procedures such as laser surgery, otoscopy, and digital radiography, to diagnose and treat its clients’ pets. The vets of Animal Hospital Southwest attend 50 hours of continuing education each year to ensure that they are informed of the newest and most up to date procedure. Animal Hospital Southwest provides free wellness exams to Humane Society and Fort Worth Animal Control adoptions and is familiar with challenging cases thanks to caring for ownerless rehab cases from Forth Worth Animal Care and Control and homeless strays.

Fort Worth, TX 76107

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4.6 (91)
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4.0 (19)

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Mellina Animal Hospital has served Fort Worth and the surrounding areas for more than fifteen years. The team includes veterinarians Dr. J. Scott Mellina and Dr. Nichole Randolph. In addition to routine pet exams, Mellina Animal Hospital also provides emergency services, boarding, ultrasounds, and grooming services. Clients can request appointments online, but walk-ins are also accepted.

Fort Worth, TX 76133

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4.8 (31)
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3.5 (17)

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South Meadow Animal Clinic serves Fort Worth, TX and the surrounding communities. In addition to pet exams, South Meadow Animal Clinic provides several other services including boarding, cold laser therapy, dentistry, ear cropping, emergency services, nutritional counseling, grooming, house calls, lab testing, orthopedics, pet day spa, preventative care, and surgery. Walk-ins are accepted.

Fort Worth, TX 76132

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4.5 (11)
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5.0 (7)

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St. Francis Veterinary Clinic serves the west side of Fort Worth and surrounding communities near the Chisholm Trail corridor. St. Francis offers complete veterinary services including wellness care, outpatient medical services, limited hospitalization for sick pets, and daycare and medical boarding for your family vacation. Their veterinarians are focused on the individual evaluation of your pet with specific focus on the prevention, early detection, and high quality health care.

Lewisville, TX 75067

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4.9 (73)
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4.9 (58)
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4.5 (12)

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Advanced Care Veterinary Services in Lewisville, Texas serves the Fort Worth area and provides unique veterinary services to help animals dealing with pain including physical therapy, acupuncture, stem cell therapy, shock wave therapy, orthotics, prosthetics, and laser treatments. Veterinarian Dr. Douglas Stramel is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, International Veterinary Academy of Pain Medicine (IVAPM), and International Association for the Study of Pain and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.

Fort Worth, TX 76116

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4.6 (146)
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5.0 (24)
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3.5 (14)

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Ridglea Animal Hospital has been serving the Fort Worth area for nearly sixty years. Ridglea Animal Hospital is devoted to wellness and preventative healthcare for each pet, even offering free exams for new puppies and kittens to ensure that these pets get off to a healthy start. In addition to exams, Ridglea provides boarding and daycare services, grooming, pharmacy, and basic surgeries. Ridglea Animal Hospital promotes health care, responsible pet ownership, and health-related educational opportunities for its clients.

Fort Worth, TX 76133

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4.7 (279)
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4.9 (60)
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4.0 (16)

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West Creek Animal Clinic is based in Fort Worth, Texas and serves the surrounding areas. Services include anesthesia, bathing, dentistry, diagnostics, electrocardiography, emergency care, grooming, flea control, internal medicine, laboratory services, microchipping, nutritional counseling, radiology, and surgery. West Creek Animal Clinic is in the 12% of veterinary practices nationwide that has earned AAHA accreditation. West Creek Animal Clinic is accepting new patients, and clients can request appointments online.

Compare our Top Veterinarians

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Animal Medical Center of Plano
Cityview Animal Hospital
Central Animal Hospital
Arlington Heights Animal Hospital
Southside Veterinary Clinic
Woodland Springs Veterinary Hospital
The Pet Hospital of Granbury
University Animal Hospital
Town & Country Veterinary Clinic
Animal Hospital Southwest
Mellina Animal Hospital
South Meadow Animal Clinic
St. Francis Veterinary Clinic
Advanced Care Veterinary Services
Ridglea Animal Hosptial
West Creek Animal Clinic

FAQs

  • Introduction

    If you're a pet owner, you're probably familiar with companion animal veterinarians. This type of vet is a general practitioner who provides preventative care, diagnosis, treatments, and surgical services for dogs, cats, and other common pets. Some vets specialize in the care of exotic animals, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and pocket pets. There are veterinarians for livestock and large animals, too. These vets focus on providing care for cattle, horses, pigs, and other animals on the farm.

    Veterinarians can choose to specialize in areas such as nutrition, oncology, cardiology, and many others. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) currently recognizes more than 40 fields of study and 22 veterinary specialist organizations nationwide.
  • How often should I bring my pet in for an exam?

    This depends on the age of your pet. Ideally, puppies should have their first vet visit between six to eight weeks old, and kittens should see the vet within one week of bringing them home. Healthy adult animals need a checkup once per year. Vets recommend two exams per year for senior pets (age 10 and up).

  • What are the benefits of having my pet spayed or neutered?

    Aside from preventing unwanted pregnancy, sterilization has other benefits for pets. Spayed females won't go into heat, and they have a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer and mammary gland tumors. Neutering males reduces aggressive behavior, territorial marking, and roaming urges. It also eliminates the possibility of testicular cancer and can reduce the chance of prostate disease.

  • Should my pet be on heartworm medication?

    Dogs are very commonly affected by heartworm disease, so they should be on medication to prevent it all year long. Heartworm preventatives are available as topical “spot-on” medications, monthly chewable pills, and injections that are given every six to 12 months. Heartworms are less common in cats, but preventative medication is still recommended.

  • How often should my pets be vaccinated?

    In general, puppies and kittens need several types of vaccines every three to four weeks until they're 16 weeks old. Depending on the vaccine, your pet might need a booster shot every one to three years. Pets that are indoors-only may require fewer and less frequent vaccinations.

  • Are you supposed to brush your dog’s or cat’s teeth?

    Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental disease in animals as young as two to three years of age. To help prevent this, vets recommend that you brush your pet's teeth at least two to three times a week. Dogs and cats should also have a professional dental cleaning once per year.

  • Is it safe for my cat or dog to be vegan?

    According to the ASPCA, cats need a diet that's high in protein and taurine, which can only be found in meat and other animal products. They also struggle to digest carbohydrates from plants. Dogs can eat plants, but it's difficult to provide adequate nutrition for them on a vegan diet.