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Our Veterinary Services
We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Welcome to Kitty Hawk Animal Hospital, home to your Universal City veterinarian! Our animal hospital is passionate about proactive wellness care. We believe wellness care, including vaccinations, spay & neuter, and annual exams, are the best way to help pets stay healthy and active for years to come. Led by our experienced veterinarian Dr. Randy Cottingham, our vet care team strives for excellence, professionalism and compassion. From wellness exams and emergency surgery to veterinary boarding and pet training, our animal hospital’s vet services keep Universal City pets in great health.
Wellness care is the cornerstone for our practice. While more than three decades of experience in veterinary care, Dr. Cottingham understands just how important disease prevention truly is for dogs and cats. Our low-cost vaccines protect pets against dangerous illnesses, including distemper and parvo, while also saving you money by reducing the need for expensive emergency care visits. We recommend all young puppies and kittens receive the puppy/kitten vaccination series, which is a series of shots to prevent young pets from contracting deadly diseases while their immune system develops.
Even with the best wellness care, we know that pets sometimes become sick or experience health emergencies. Our vet team is familiar with the latest veterinary technology, which ensures your pet receives the highest quality care possible. Our high-tech surgical suites and advanced diagnostic services, including digital radiography and ultrasound, ensure that should your pet become ill, we can quickly and accurately diagnose your pet’s health problems. In the event of a health emergency, our animal hospital is fully equipped to treat your pet during our regular practice hours.
Dental care is an important, if sometimes overlooked, part of pet wellness care. Many pet owners are surprised to learn that poor oral health does more than just cause bad dog breath. Bacterial infections that originate in a pet’s gums may enter the bloodstream and spread throughout a pet’s body, leading to serious health problems. An annual dental cleaning, along with at-home dental cleanings, are the best way to protect your pet’s teeth and gums and prevent serious oral illnesses.
From our friendly receptionists and experienced vet technicians to our talented trainers and veterinarians, the entire Kitty Hawk Animal Hospital team is excited to welcome you into our veterinary family. Our animal vet hospital is a family-friendly environment where we stress professionalism and compassionate care.
We are passionate about teaching responsible pet care. This website is a great resource to educate yourself and find answers to your most frequently asked veterinary pet care questions. You can also contact our vet at any time to discuss pet care concerns you may have. We also invite you to visit our online pet store boutique for hip, unique pet care products.
Doctor Randy Cottingham
Universal City Veterinarian | Kitty Hawk Animal Hospital | 210-658-3574
1534 Kitty Hawk Rd
Universal City, TX 78148