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Why Are Our Vets Members of The Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice?

The Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice (TAVP) is an organization within the Texas Veterinary Medical Association that promotes high standards of veterinary medicine through continuing education. Participation is completely voluntary. While the State Board of Texas only requires 17 hours of continuing education annually, members of TAVP are committed to obtaining a minimum of 50 hours annually. Of the approximately 3,500 veterinarians in Texas, less than 150 choose to participate in this program annually.

All four of the veterinarians at the Holt Veterinary Clinic are current and participating members of The Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice. We believe that continuing education is one of the most important things that we can do for the health of your pet. Continuing education allows us to always be up to date and informed not only on the latest therapies and treatments for existing diseases, but also on the status of emerging diseases.

We strive to always be on the forefront of veterinary medicine so that we may always provide the best possible care for your pet.

Emergency After-Hours Treatment

The Emergency Animal Clinic is the only emergency clinic that provides us with detailed, complete records of your pet’s treatment.

This continuity of care is critical.

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Clinic Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
(by appointment)
Sun: Closed
Phone: (214) 361-2834

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Latest News

  • Will you give your pet a treat in order to save its life? +

    Dallas pets are at risk of heartworm infection. Even 100% “indoor” pets can become infected because mosquitos often make their way indoors. Even the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises pet owners to give year-round preventative instead of the risk and expense of treating infection. The early stages of heartworm Read More
  • Fit Pets +

    More than half of all dogs and cats are overweight! You may cringe at the thought someone would call your pet "fat," especially when you love their little squishy rolls. It may be cute, but it's not healthy.You can help to give your pet the healthiest life possible. Obesity contributes Read More
  • It's Common Sense, and it's right under your pet's nose! +

    A veterinarian should examine your pet annually – a full medical exam includes an evaluation of your pet's teeth. Benefits from proper dental care for your pet are similar to the reasons you keep your own teeth clean. Reasons to keep teeth clean include:• Prevention of painful dental disease and damage Read More
  • New Year, New Clinic +

    If you haven't been by to see us since November, you're in for a surprise: we're at the same location, in our new building! The design of our new hospital pays homage to our roots in the 1940s, while giving us a bit more room to practice state-of-the-art medicine. It's Read More
  • We love our senior pet patients! +

    You can help improve and extend your pet's quality of life!   Cats and small dogs are considered "seniors" when they reach the age of seven, and large dogs as early as six. Consider the following as your pet ages: HEALTHY WEIGHTMaintain your pet's waistline and mobility with plenty of Read More
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  • 11. Ready Reckoner +

    Dating back to the first of the year, my bile duct has continued its ornery ways, getting more and more scarified and less and less patent. Finally the decision was made to surgically reconstruct a "new" bile duct to bypass the contrary one, a procedure which was successfully performed in Read More
  • 10. Still Ticking +

    Well, next month it will be 3 full years since I began showing symptoms of what would eventually be diagnosed as pancreatic cancer. And here I am, still free of new tumor growth, which puts me among a very small minority of patients suffering from this cruel incurable disease. I Read More
  • 9. You Do the Hokey Pokey +

    My last two CT scans have both been negative for cancer re-growth, so I am very thankful and humbled over these good reports. I hope everyone will continue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers as I continue my journey. My radiation colitis, which is a common side-effect from Read More
  • 8. On Cruise Control +

    I must apologize for it being almost 6 months since my last update, but the cliché that No News is Good News certainly applies. I've undergone two CT scans (May and August) since my rhubarb with the occluded stent last winter, and both tests were negative for metastasis. For this, Read More
  • 7. A Stent Pulls a Stunt +

    The Christmas and New Years Holidays were relaxing but eventful with family getting together and sharing our blessings. Then on January 3rd, I went in for a check-up and injections according to the protocol of my clinical trial. My weight was 186 pounds and all was well, especially in light Read More
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