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Skilled and Compassionate Care

Founded in 1999 by Dr. James Peterson, Hill Country Animal Hospital specializes in providing a level of care that exceeds the expectations of its clients. Our state-of-the-art facility is staffed by skilled and compassionate medical professionals who promote a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The goal of our veterinary hospital is to serve your pet by providing the very best in modern veterinary medicine.

Hill Country Animal Hospital is exceptional in many ways. Our knowledgeable staff goes above and beyond in caring for your pet, from advanced diagnostic procedures to dental hygiene training. The hospital facility is equipped with the latest medical technology, allowing us to provide you with cutting-edge information on your pet’s health. Finally, our commitment to preventive medicine allows us to better serve you and your pet, keeping lifetime cost-of-care to a minimum while still providing the best means to protect your pet’s health.

From illness to injury to preventive care, Hill Country Animal Hospital offers a wide range of highly comprehensive services. These include:

American Animal Hospital Association Accredited

Hill Country Animal Hospital is proud to be an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited veterinary hospital. Designation as an AAHA accredited hospital is an honor that further symbolizes our practice’s commitment to high-quality veterinary medicine.

To earn AAHA accreditation, Hill Country Animal Hospital undergoes a comprehensive and rigorous evaluation every three years. This evaluation includes more than 900 standards that our hospital must meet or exceed, from anesthesia to customer service, cleanliness to staff education. In completing the accreditation process every three years, you can be assured that our facility not only provides exceptional care, but also remains up-to-date on the latest advancements in animal care.

AAHA accreditation represents the highest seal of approval in the veterinary industry. Accreditation is voluntary, but we at Hill Country Animal Hospital believe in professionalism and excellence as established by AAHA. We proudly display the AAHA logo as a symbol of our dedication to our clients, our community, and to high-quality, modern veterinary medicine.

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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!
Julie F., San Antonio, 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 was my first visit with a dog that I had had for a week and a half. I wanted him thoroughly examined for health and a neuter. I had a number of questions since it's been a long time since I have had a younger dog and Dr. Rooker took all of the time necessary to answer all of my questions. I'm afraid I kept everyone there late and I really appreciate the excellent experience. You are my new veterinarian.
Dori O., Helotes, TX
I was very impressed with the welcoming facility and how much Harley was catered to. She never leaves the house but she felt at home in her exam room roaming around and jumping on counters. She even greeted everyone with open arms even though she was in a new place. She as well as her sister will be coming back if the need arises.