Our Office

9501 Lakeview Parkway
(Across from LakePointe Hospital)
Rowlett, TX 75088
972-412-0101

Hours

M, T & Th:
7 AM - 8 PM

W & F:
7 AM - 6:30 PM

Sat:
8 AM-2 PM
New! Extended Saturday hours

Directions

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We Are an AAHA Accredited Hospital

AAHA Accredited veterinary practice

To become an AAHA hospital member, candidates must complete a 39-page self-assessment reviewing the hospital's services and facilities. Then, a trained AAHA practice consultant thoroughly evaluates the facility to be sure it complies with AAHA veterinary care standards. More information ...

Prescription Management Service

Vetsource Home Delivery

We are pleased to offer our clients home delivery of Hill's Pet Nutrition and medications. Just click the button above.

Guide Dogs for the Blind (Puppy Raisers)

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Meet Ravi

Dr Downes recently received her fourth puppy to be trained as a guide for Guide Dogs for the Blind. His name is Ravi. Be sure to drop by the hospital soon and ask to meet him.

Guide Dogs for the Blind - Ravi


Meet Etcher

Dr Downes recently received her third puppy to be trained as  a guide for Guide Dogs for the Blind. His name is Etcher. Be sure to drop by the hospital soon and ask to meet him.

Guide Dog Etcher


Meet Pax

Dr Downes recently received her second puppy to be trained as  a guide for Guide Dogs for the Blind. His name is Pax. Be sure to drop by the hospital soon and ask to meet him.

Guide Dog Pax


Meet Stone

In February of 2013, after attending many classes to become qualified, Dr. Downes was visited by the "puppy stork" who blessed her with Stone, a guide dog puppy in training. The entire Animal Hospital of Rowlett staff and her family are playing an integral role in helping raise and train Stone.

Each week we have new "words" and things to teach him, like "go to bed," "that's enough" and "do your business." We will have the honor of Stone's company for about 14 to 18 months while he is learning basic obedience, good manners, and becoming socialized to the world. In addition to learning gentlemanly house behaviors, Stone will also be exposed to a variety of situations, places, and people. Then he will return to Guide Dog school in California or Oregon for more formal training and will, upon his graduation, be assigned to a person in need of his guide dog services.

While in training, Stone will accompany Dr. Downes just about everywhere she goes, so on your next visit to Animal Hospital of Rowlett, be sure to ask to ask to see Stone. Oh, and don't forget to give Maggie a belly rub as well.

For more information about Guide Dogs for the Blind, and how to possibly become a Guide Dog Puppy Raiser, visit the organization's website at www.guidedogs.com

Dr. Downes with Stone the Guide Dog in training
Stone and Dr. Downes on their first "outing" at Starbucks.
 
Dr. Downes with Stone the Guide Dog in training
Stone and Dr. Downes on their first "outing" at Starbucks.
 
Dr. Downes with Stone the Guide Dog in training
Stone

 

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