Our animal hospital has veterinarians on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is no appointment necessary at our pet hospital. We are ready to serve your pet at any time.
Our animal hospital is located on the westbound access road of I-10 West, just inside Loop I-410, across the highway from the Texsan Heart Hospital.
Our pet hospital can also be accessed from Freiling Drive, between Vance Jackson and I-10.
From Our Mission Statement: At Becker Animal Hospital and Pet Resort, we offer a variety of veterinary services that will ensure that your pet is happy, healthy and comfortable—all at your convenience.
Early diagnosis of a disease or illness can help your pet live a longer, healthier life. We can provide this with our state-of-the-art pet hospital, full diagnostics and skilled medical staff.
We’ll examine your pet, run any necessary tests and perform any needed medical treatment or surgery—whether it’s hospitalization with IV treatment or an elective surgical procedure, such as spaying or neutering, as well as emergency surgery or specialized surgical procedures.
Dr. Michael Becker
Our staff of eight veterinary doctors:
With the seven full-time veterinarians working in our hospital we bring over 65 years of combined veterinary experience to care for your pet. We are able to have multiple doctors consult on your case – each bringing his or her unique skills and interests – to evaluate your pet and ensure the best possible medical care in any situation.
Vaccinations & Wellness Care
Vaccinations are very important for your pet’s health and are typically given yearly in adult pets. Puppies and kittens should be started at 6-8 weeks of age and receive a series of 3-4 vaccinations. Dog and cat wellness care includes making sure your pet is getting monthly heartworm medicine, vaccinations, a proper diet for the age of the pet as well as good flea and tick control.
For detailed information about vaccinating and other care for your pet visit our pet vaccinations page. Click here to learn tips for caring for your puppy or kitten such as frequency of feeding, type of food and environmental conditions that best ensure an ideal situation for your pet.
Emergency Pet Care
Open 24 Hours a Day and 7 Days a Week, No Appointment Necessary, Emergencies Taken Day or Night, Doctor always on duty. Never an after hours or Emergency fee nights or weekends. Regular prices day and night. Call or Come in Today!
We are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week with veterinarians on duty in the building and available for your pet with no appointment necessary, walk in any time and never any extra fees for nights or weekends. Just regular prices day and night. With 7 exam rooms, 2 treatment areas and 2 Intensive Care Units we can handle your pet.
We have 2 oxygen cage units to stabilize the critical pet as well as a full suite of blood work diagnostic equipment, digital radiography and two surgical suites available for immediate use as well as a wide assortment of diagnostic kits and other diagnostic equipment. We pride ourselves on our ability to save pets.
Medical Treatment & Diagnostics
When your pet gets a fever, stomach infection, vomiting or diarrhea, or just doesn’t feel well, you should bring him or her in for an exam. Often your pet will need IV fluids and injections and may also need to be hospitalized where we can be watching them non-stop over a 24 hour period. We have oxygen cages and all diagnostics as well as a very experienced technical staff who is able to care for your pet, provide treatment and run any test.
Every day we offer low cost spaying and neutering and dentals as well as a wide variety of elective surgeries. Board Certified Surgeons are available for the specialized surgery of the knees, hips and other orthopedic procedures as well as almost any type of soft tissue surgery needed. Emergency surgery is always available for any pet that needs to be surgically stabilized for any type of trauma like a dog fight or car accident.
Dedicated Isolation Room:
We have a large medical isolation room with 10 generously sized stainless steal isolation cages and 2 porcelain tile isolation suites to provide confinement and isolation with the utmost in comfort and specialized attention.
This room has its own dedicated heating system to raise the temperate above what is found above the rest of the hospital to ensure that your pet has an extra warm and supportive environment while it is under treatment for its infectious illness. The dedicated heating system is very unique and has a heater attached directly to to rooms own thermostat so as to maintain a constant warmth in the room. Electrical drop lines are available for fluid pumps and fluid warmers and a dedicated sink and water line provides isolation room only services.
Our dental suite includes a Midmark Vetpro 1000 Dental Delivery System complete with a ultra-sonic scaling hand piece and a polishing hand piece, the high speed/low speed drill with fiber optic lighting and a compressed air and water flush hand piece. This unit allows us to perform the most basic dental cleaning with polishing as well as the most sophisticated tooth extractions. Our drill and tooth sectioning hand piece allows us to carefully cut and remove the most infected tooth and to drill out any remaining tooth roots or other pathology located in the mouth. Our compressed air and water flush handle piece as well as the fiber optic light on our drill ensures that we have a clean and visible area to work on ensuring that the best possible job can be done in the delicate procedure of tooth sectioning and extraction.
Most dogs and cats need a dental cleaning at 5-7 years of age and every 2-3 years after that. The tartar on the teeth is a composite of mineral from saliva, bacteria and food particles. This is what we see initially as soft plaque but then hardens into tartar which then must be cleaned under general anesthesia with an ultra-sonic scaler. At this time that the pet is under anesthesia tooth extractions are done as well as any oral surgery that is needed. Antibiotics are crucial after dental and sometimes before as bacteria from the mouth will settle on the heart, kidneys and liver through the bloodstream.
A good dental cleaning is one of the fastest ways to improve your pets health and your pets vitality. Call us today for a free evaluation of your pet’s teeth.
We offer microchips which are used for identification.
We also offer City Certified rabies observation and boarding, as well the always low cost flea bath and dip, hair cutting for that long hot summer, nail trimming, ear cleaning as well as three major brands of prescription foods; Science Diet, Royal Canin and Purina Pro-Plan and Prescription Diet. We also have leashes, collars and harnesses of a sturdy and economical design as well as low internet pricing on all heartworm, flea and tick medication.