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Welcome to Valley Animal Hospital

Since opening in 1946, the Valley Animal Hospital has held a great emphasis on quality care for our patients. We constantly upgrade the services available to our patients by upgrading our facilities, bringing in new, state-of-the-art equipment, and ensuring our doctors and staff are up-to-date on the latest procedures in the industry. Our dedication to quality care is evident through our certification as an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Member Hospital since 1953.

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Blog Posts

20 June

Fleas in the Summer: What You Should be Doing to Spot and Treat an Infestation on Your Pet Cat

Cats are unique pets, to say the least. Considering how independent they tend to be, many may believe that they require little to no care or supervision if one’s to be kept as a pet. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Although cats have unique personalities and traits compared to dogs, they still require a substantial level of care to be healthy. One of the many problems cat owners face are flea infestations. Since we’re now in the summer,…

19 May

Help Your Lovable Pet Dog Win the War Against Fleas During the Summer!

The Rio Grande Valley is notorious for its hot and humid weather. Do you know which particular insect loves and thrives in our southern environment? The pesky flea. A flea’s preferred temperature for survival is between 65 and 80 degrees with a humidity level of around 75% and 85%. This can be worrisome and hindering for pet owners. For most that have tried everything and feel as if there’s no hope left, no need to worry! We have a few…

25 April

A Few Facts You Should Know About Spaying or Neutering Your Pet Cat

In our last blog, we discussed the importance of spaying and neutering dogs. It’s a beneficial decision for your pet’s health and overall happiness! Like dogs, cats can also reproduce just as quickly as well as face multiple illnesses. Choosing to spay and neuter your cat can be a decision that may take some research and contemplation, but know that it’s a very common procedure and only takes a short time to recover from. Below, you’ll find information on the…

15 March

A Few Facts You Should Know About Spaying or Neutering Your Pet Dog

Responsible pet owners understand that spaying or neutering their dogs is important and has many medical and behavioral benefits. This surgical procedure prevents females from becoming pregnant and males from having too much testosterone. On top of that, the procedure can also prevent a few serious illnesses, which we’ll detail below. In America, millions of homeless dogs populate and roam our neighborhoods. Sadly, countless of these adorable animals are euthanized due to overpopulation and lack of suitable homes every day….

09 February

What You Can Do to Help Your Pet Stay Lean and Healthy

We try to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle through exercise and eating better. Our pampered kitties and pups no longer have to hunt for their meals, which means that their calorie requirements are not very high and, as with humans, extra calories equal extra pounds. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), obese pets in America have surpassed 160 million! What can you do to help prevent your furry loved ones from putting on too much weight?…