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(Across from Baylor Scott & White Medical Center)
Rowlett, TX 75088
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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 ...

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Vetsource Home Delivery

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


Animal Hospital of Rowlett Hosts Talk by Veterinarian and Animal Behaviorist Amanda Florsheim titled, “After the Storms: Helping Pets Cope.”

Amanda Florsheim led a discussion titled, “After the Storms: Helping Pets Cope.

In December of 2015, Garland and Rowlett Texas were hit by a round of devastating tornadoes that left 800 homes destroyed, 2,000 damaged and countless imprints on human and animal residents. At the Animal Hospital of Rowlett on Jan. 11, veterinarian and animal behaviorist Amanda Florsheim led a discussion titled, “After the Storms: Helping Pets Cope.”

Florsheim said after she saw the path of the tornadoes, she called the hospital owners to see how she could help. She was thrilled when they suggested a workshop to aid owners with scared pets.

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Springer Kindergartners Visit Animal Hospital of Heath for Career Day

The Rockwall ISD Education Foundation recently awarded the Kindergarten team at Springer Elementary $1,771 for their “When I Grow Up…” grant idea.

As part of their field trip, ninety Kindergartners took a tour around the city of Heath with a stop at our Animal Hospital of Heath.

While visiting the animal hospital, the students transformed into veterinarians and performed surgery on teddy bears. They examined x-rays and viewed microscope slides.

Read more about the visit here

Guide Dogs for the Blind (Puppy Raisers)

Guide Dogs for the Blind

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.

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Animal Hospital of Rowlett's Pet Loss Support Group

Animal Hospital of Rowlett - Pet Loss Support GroupOn the last Wednesday of each month, Animal Hospital of Rowlett hosts a Pet Loss Support Group.

This small group allows for clients, non-clients, and staff alike, to grieve the loss of our beloved pets in a close, intimate setting.

Staff often attend to grieve the loss of patients.  We have an open forum where people can speak if they'd like, share stories, bring poems and...

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Christian Care Retirement Center

Christian Care Center - Mesquite TXEach Thursday afternoon, Dr. Downes and some interested clients travel to Christian Care Senior Retirement Living Center in Mesquite, Texas with Maggie and Max (two of our well behaved canine companions) to visit the seniors who reside there.

The residents at Christian Care love to spend time snuggling Max and Maggie.  Maggie even jumps into the beds with them!  We are so passionate about the human animal bond and want to continue to share it with the world!

We hope to continue to expand this program and allow our amazing clients to participate in such a rewarding program.

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Dinner and Learns

Dinner and LearnsAnimal Hospital of Rowlett is committed to helping our community and clients understand the importance of certain pet health issues and how they can be better managed at home.  We host "Dinner and Learns" in our hospital lobby where we provide a free dinner and free course on managing certain pet medical cases at home. Our most recent was for our clients with...

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Caring For Pets Foundation - We Need Your Help

Animal Hospital of Rowlett's Caring for Pets FoundationThe Caring for Pets Foundation funds emergency, urgent, and non-elective care. These are cases where life-saving treatment or alleviation of pain and suffering is needed. Routine checkups, vaccinations, spay/neuter and other kinds of preventive care are not eligible, nor do we fund euthanasia and/or cremation under any circumstance. Dental treatment is an area in which we reserve funds for those truly difficult treatments.


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Angel Tree

Angel treeOver the past several years, the Animal Hospital of Rowlett has organized holiday gift drives through local schools in which we display an Angel Tree in our hospital lobby for clients and staff to purchase holiday gifts for local children in need.

2017 was our biggest year yet - purchasing gifts for 20+ children and making their holiday dreams come true.  Thank you to our clients who also selected names and helped make our Angel Tree a huge success. 

Our Angel Tree benefits East Dallas Family Outreach families and teen moms.  

We are always looking for ways to assist the people and pets of our community!


Three Local Dog Parks Screened for Intestinal Parasites

Local Rowlett Dog Parks Screened for intestina parasiteThree local Rowlett and Rockwall, Texas area dog parks were recently sampled by the veterinarians of Animal Hospital of Rowlett and the Animal Hospital of Heath. We collected ten fresh samples from each park in the area and submitted each sample to an outside commercial lab (Antech) for ...

Read more: Three Local Dog Parks Screened for Intestinal Parasites

Christmas Angels for East Dallas Outreach

Christmas Angels for East Dallas OutreachThis past Christmas, with the coordination of one of our awesome clients, we pooled together as a clinic to purchase Christmas gifts for two families in need with a total of 7 children.  Animal Hospital of Rowlett staff all selected a few special gifts for each child, ranging from toy ovens, to watches, to winter coats.  We all enjoyed making Christmas brighter for a few special boys and girls in need.


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