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Located in southwest Houston, Beechnut Animal Clinic is proud to have provided state of the art veterinary medical care for the past 40 years. 

Whether you visit us for a routine wellness examination and vaccinations, a serious health issue, or treatment of an injury, you can count on our treating your pet like one of our own. 

Thanks for visiting and we look forward to serving you.

 

Beechnut Animal Hospital offers the VIN Client Information Library

Please browse our website to learn more about our animal clinic and the services we provide for companion animals in Houston and the surrounding areas. Read information in our Pet Library, view videos, take a virtual tour of our veterinary hospital, read testimonials, and find details about upcoming events. Please call our office today at (713)774-9731 for all your pet health care needs.

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Doctors Perform New Tightrope Surgery

Beechnut Animal Hospital is one of Houston's first hospitals to perform the Tightrope Surgery, a relatively new, minimally invasive surgery designed to repair torn cranial ligaments in the knee. Dr. Matt has been performing Tightrope surgeries since 2007. Arthrex is the orthopedic company that developed the Tightrope. In 2012, Dr. Matt was asked by Arthrex, to become and instructor and teach this procedure to veterinarians in cities throughout the United States.  Dr. Matt continues to perform this procedure at Beechnut Animal Hospital as well as other hospitals in the Houston area.

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Beechnut Animal Hospital Begins Treating Arthritis with Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy is an exciting new method to treat degenerative joint disease (arthritis) in pets. A portion of a patients fat cells are surgically removed and then processed. The patient's own activated stem cells are then injected back into the pet intravenously or into a specific joint. Responses have been variable ranging from 3 months to 3 years. Pets who have difficulty walking often reach a level where they are active and playful once again.


Treating Pain and Healing Tissue with a Therapeutic Laser

One of the major advancements in veterinary medicine in the recent years has been the use of lasers at low levels to treat many disease conditions, particularly pain and inflammation. Particular wavelengths of light that penetrate deep into the tissue are administered to areas that have arthritis or damaged tissue. The pet feels nothing as the laser is applied. The laser stimulates ATP production and drives oxygen into cells which in turn stimulates healing, reduces inflammation and pain. Of the pets that use laser therapy to treat arthritis, about 1/3 are able to discontinue using pharmaceuticals following treatments. Wounds have been shown to heal at a rate of about 50% faster while at the same time alleviating pain.

 

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Cliff Diving through a Cloud of Expectations

Clients’ expectations of a visit to the vet sometimes differ from what a vet expects. It’s possible this is never more true than in an emergency. A couple of ye ...

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How much Kitty Vomit is too much?

"My feeling is that one or two vomits per month means that you are a cat."Oh yeah, baby.Dr. Jeff Latimer posted his sentiment about cat vomiting/hairball freque ...

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Hair Today and Not Gone Tomorrow

The other morning I looked up just as the sun highlighted my son, who was holding and petting our white cat Rocky. I stood in awe of the amount of hair falling ...

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Signs of Chocolate Toxicity

Most pet owners know that and can cause significant problems for a dog; cats are usually too finicky to eat it. But what signs of chocolate toxicity should yo ...

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