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Compassionate Veterinary Care for Your Pet

Founded in 1999 by Dr. James Peterson, Hill Country Animal Hospital provides high-quality, comprehensive care for cats and dogs. With state-of-the-art technology and a full spectrum of services, we specialize in exceeding the expectations of all our clients. Our friendly and experienced team is dedicated to exceptional care, from wellness exams to advanced diagnostic procedures. At Hill Country Animal Hospital, we look forward to being your pet’s veterinary home. Make an appointment and meet us today.

Our veterinary practice is proud to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), which sets the highest standards of quality veterinary care. This distinction is achieved by fewer than 15 percent of animal hospitals throughout the US. Though accreditation is voluntary, we at Hill Country Animal Hospital proudly display AAHA’s logo as a sign of our dedication to modern, professional veterinary medicine.

At Hill Country Animal Hospital, we provide a range of services, including:

Contact us today to set up an appointment or learn more about how Hill Country Animal Hospital can best serve your pet.


From Our Blog:

What Do You Know About Parvovirus?

Why are we talking about parvovirus right now?  The answer is because parvovirus has been making the rounds in San Antonio for the last month or so in much higher numbers than we usually see.  We don’t really want to test your knowledge of parvovirus but we do want to make sure that you are […]

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Rattlesnakes Are Still Rattling Around

Rattlesnake season is not over yet! Helotes and San Antonio have been seeing days and days of steady rain and this is bringing out rattlesnakes.  When it rains, snakes seek higher ground and this increases our chances of encountering them.  This rain may be contributing to the high number of dogs being bitten by rattlesnakes recently.  […]

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From Facebook:

The staff at Hill Country Animal Hospital is wonderful. They are knowledgeable and helpful and are always willing to go out of the way to make my pet feel comfortable. I love the fact that the doctors and/or staff always call to check on my pet after she has had a procedure. It is these special touches that make this place so very special. Thank you so much for everything you do!!
Christine G., Helotes, TX
Dr. Krick and your whole team are wonderful. In addition, the overall high standards of Hill Country Animal Hospital as a whole are excellent. It is why we have remained clients over the years even after moving away from Helotes.
Paul M., San Antonio, TX
This is probably the best office I have been to. I’m not just talking about for the animals…the customer service from the first phone call, to stopping in to pick up meds, to the moment I walked out and even the follow up call! Top notch. Appreciated that you are able to check out in the room. This is really helpful especially to keep interaction without pets to a minimum. I will be back. This was a wonderful 1st time experience. And thank you to the doctor for following up with a call.
Erika G., San Antonio, TX
Always have friendly, loving, knowledgeable doctors who spend adequate time with our pets. I love how I can see they actually care for our furry family members. The experience at this office is superb. From being immaculately clean to the care and candor provided by the staff, you have made a lifelong customer. I would easily drive 100 miles to obtain the level of customer service provided by this practice. Well done! (sic)