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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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May Is Microchip Awareness Month

What is a pet microchip? May is Microchip Awareness Month and we want to help you become aware of the importance of microchips.  A pet microchip is a small, electronic device encased in a protective shell. A microchip is the size of a grain of rice and is implanted under the skin of pets to provide […]

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What Is Your Heartworm Awareness Level?

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month  Hill Country Animal Hospital wants to increase your heartworm awareness level and  make sure you understand how important keeping your pet on heartworm prevention really is. How Are Heartworms Transmitted? Heartworms are transmitted to your dog or cat via mosquitoes.  Mosquitoes become infected by biting a dog or cat […]

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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
I called afterwards because I thought I missed some instructions and the front desk was able to answer my question immediately but the Dr. also called me back to clear up any confusion. My cat is 19 years old and not once did they tell me to euthanize her because of her age. The nurse who was handling her was the best, she treated my cat with care and understanding.
Becky L., San Antonio, 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.
Kari W., Helotes, TX
You do everything well! From the second you walk in the door you are greeted by name, told "we have you checked in," etc. The veterinary assistant was so great! Dr. Krick is wonderful as is Dr. Peterson. They both share knowledge and listen well. (sic)