Best Veterinarians
in Dallas

Why These Veterinarians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Dallas 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Abrams Forest Veterinary Clinic

Abrams Forest Veterinary Clinic provides animal care to Dallas pets from puppy to senior age. Dr. Allison Merrill is a member of the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice. Services include examinations, vaccinations, dentistry, surgery, diagnostic testing, microchipping, and DNA testing. The office also provides the opportunity for patients to participate in animal pharmaceutical research. House call euthanasia services are also available.

Buckner Animal Clinic

Buckner Animal Clinic in Dallas is a full-service companion animal hospital. Jeffery Pruitt, DVM is an active member of the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, The Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Services include laser therapy, imaging, boarding, and surgery. The office has an on-site laboratory and pharmacy.

Casa Linda Animal Clinic

Casa Linda Animal Clinic provides canine and feline medical care services in Dallas. The office is an affiliate of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, American Veterinary Medical Association, and Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Services include wellness care, boarding, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, endocrinology, eye care, nutrition, and more. Senior and end-of-life care is also available.


City Vet has seven locations throughout the Dallas metro area. The office guarantees its clients compassionate, friendly, reliable, and affordable veterinary care. Services include surgery, dental care, vaccinations, parasite prevention, and nutritional counseling. Boarding and grooming services are also available. A complete selection of high-quality pet food and supplies are available for purchase on site.

Crossroads Animal Clinic

Crossroads Animal Clinic is a full-service Arlington veterinary office that has been serving the community since 1980. The staff provides vaccinations, health care education, physical examinations, surgery, radiology, laboratory analysis, and dentistry. Dr. Christina Minton is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association.

Arlington, TX 76012


Dallas County Veterinary Hospital

Since 1973, Dallas County Veterinary Hospital has served dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, small mammals, fish, ferrets, and rabbits in and around Balch Springs. The full-service clinic holds certification from the American Animal Hospital Association. Practice areas include spay and neuter, dentistry, vaccinations, diabetes control, skin and ear disease treatment, radiology, cardiology, diagnostics, puppy and kitten care, senior dog care, and more.

Balch Springs, TX 75181


East Dallas Veterinary Clinic

Since 1972, East Dallas Veterinary Clinic has been serving pets from throughout the area. Services include annual exams, house calls, surgery, dental care, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, hospitalization, emergency care, and obedience training. The office also provides grooming, boarding, and pet sitting services. Virginia Ellsworth, DVM and Ken Cantrell, DVM are members of Dallas County, Texas, and American Veterinary Medical Associations. Dr. Cantrell was on the Board of Directors of TVMA for six years.

Frisco Emergency Pet Care

Frisco Emergency Pet Care in Frisco, Texas, is an emergency veterinary hospital serving the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, including Little Elm, Plano, McKinney, and The Colony, for more than three years. It provides around the clock emergency-only pet services 24/7/365 through its after-hours care center. This full-service emergency veterinary practice believes in delivering high-quality patient care to each animal that it serves. For client convenience, it also handles end-of-life care and services.

10150 Legacy Drive STE 500
Frisco, TX 75033


Hillside Veterinary Clinic

Hillside Veterinary Clinic has bee serving Dallas pets since 1988. Services include vaccinations, dental health care, examinations, senior wellness checkup, surgery, and microchipping. Awards include Top 3 Veterinary Clinics by Three Best Rated, Readers Voice Awards 2016 by Dallas Voice, and Editors Choice by The Best of Big D from 2013-2015. The office prides itself on quality and compassionate animal care and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Dallas, TX 75214


Katy Trail Animal Hospital

Katy Trail Animal Hospital is a veterinary office in Dallas. Services include acupuncture, wellness exams, diagnostic testing, DNA testing, digital dental radiology, spay and neuter, laser therapy, microchipping, ultrasound, and senior pet care. Dr. Brandie Cox serves on the National Veterinary Response Team that deploys to affected areas to rescue and treat animals during emergencies.

Dallas, TX 75204


Loving Paws House Calls LLC

Loving Paws is an end-of-life veterinary care center in Rowlett. Hospice care services include in-home examinations, pain analysis, environmental change and alternative therapy options, blood work, and in-home euthanasia. The veterinarians have helped treat arthritis, degenerative nerve disease, cancer, heart failure, kidney failure, lack of mobility, and more. Dr. Rebecca Westbrook is vice-president of the Collin County Veterinary Medical Association and has helped more than 1000 families. Cremation and burial options are also available.

Rowlett, TX 75048


North Dallas Veterinary Hospital

North Dallas Veterinary Hospital is a Dallas animal care office with five skilled veterinarians on staff. The clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association and provides boarding, dental, grooming, hospice, laser therapy, microchipping, nutritional counseling, parasite prevention, puppy and kitten care, radiology, and more. Founder Terry E. Ford, DVM guarantees patients compassionate, state-of-the-art veterinary care.

North Tollway Pet Hospital

North Tollway Pet Hospital serves pets throughout Dallas. Services include wellness exams, spay, neuter, vaccinations, surgery, microchipping, grooming, dental care, boarding, and radiology. The clinic has been a member of American Animal Hospital Association since 1994 and prides itself on its professional and compassionate environment. The staff provides solutions for overweight pets, as well as those suffering from chronic pain and anxiety.

Northwood Veterinary Clinic

For more than 40 years, the doctors and staff at Northwood Veterinary Clinic have served the pets of Dallas. Dr. Joseph Chase, DVM is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and is on the Board of Directors for Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association. The vets see dogs, cats, rabbits, and pocket pets. Emergency care is available.

Park Plaza Animal Clinic

Since 1972, Park Plaza Animal Clinic has treated pets in and around Arlington. The office provides a free examination for new clients and specializes in treatment for English Bulldogs. Practice areas include laser surgery, medicine, dentistry, boarding, puppy and kitten health, geriatric health, and hospitalization. The staff is bilingual in English and Spanish and guarantees clients quality and compassionate veterinary care.

Arlington, TX 76010


Phillips Creek Veterinary Hospital

Phillips Creek Veterinary Hospital is an American Animal Hospital Association-accredited animal care clinic that serves West Frisco and surrounding areas. Services include dental care, digital radiology, laboratory testing, laser surgery, ultrasound, and vaccinations. Examinations come complete with free day-boarding. Tony Lopez, DVM, DABVP is a board certified specialist in canine and feline practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He has nearly 20 years of experience.

Premier Vet Care

Premier Vet Care is a full-service animal hospital that serves dogs, cats, pocket pets, birds, and exotics in and around Rowlett. Services include spays and neuters, bloodwork, ultrasonography, dentistry, x-rays, fecal testing, grooming, vaccinations, arthritis treatment, microchipping, and flea and tick prevention. Hospice care, emergency service, and home visits are also available. The clinic prides itself on compassionate and outstanding medical attention.

Rutherford Veterinary Hospital

Since 1906, Rutherford Veterinary Hospital has treated dogs and cats with medical, surgical, and dental issues in and around Dallas. Services include boarding, laboratory testing, acupuncture, hospitalization, surgery, ear treatment, grooming, laser therapy, and geriatric care. The office is recognized and registered as both a county and state Historic Landmark and holds accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association. The company website has a webcam of pet daycare areas for clients to view anytime.

Valley View Pet Health Center

Valley View Pet Health Center serves dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, reptiles, primates, pocket pets, and other exotic animals in Farmers Branch. Dr. David Lander is a member of the Disaster Preparedness Committee for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and is a Battalion Commander in the Texas State Guard Medical Brigade. There is also a Certified Veterinary Technician with training and certification in Aquatics, Zoology, Exotics, and Wildlife on staff. Services include radiology, dentistry, evaluations, and more.

Farmers Branch, TX 75234


Vickery Place Animal Hospital

Vickery Place Animal Hospital is a Dallas animal care clinic. Services include preventative care, surgery, internal medicine, dentistry, in-house lab testing, ultrasound, radiology, grooming, and boarding for cats and dogs. Wendy Dearixon, DVM is a member Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Feline Practitioners, American Ferret Society, and is active with Christian Veterinary Mission.

White Rock Animal Hospital

Since 1961, White Rock Animal Hospital is an animal care clinic in Dallas. The office has an in-house pharmacy, lab, radiology facilities, and Intensive Care Unit. Services include grooming, boarding, urgent care, and hospitalization. Dr. Robert Hawthorne and Dr. Patricia Williams guarantees clients welcoming, informative, and supportive service.

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