Our appointment book is computerized, which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our staff will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us at 361-573-6131 so that we may advise you on how to properly handle the situation until you make it through our doors.
Emergency & Urgent Care
We have a veterinarian and technicians who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Emergencies can be things such as snail bait poisoning, hit by
We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening. If you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment, our staff will work to "squeeze" you in between scheduled appointments. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.
Types of Pets Seen
Because of the diversity and experience of our Veterinarian at Hillcrest Animal Hospital we offer a wide range of care for many types of pets*:
Dogs and Cats
*List is subject to variation. Call us for more information.