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Dallas County Veterinary Hospital

Kevin Shurtleff, DVM
Penny Clauss, DVM
3475 S. Belt Line Road
Balch Springs, TX 75181

Phone: 972-222-2101
Fax: 972-222-8351

Business Hours:
Monday-Tuesday 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday-Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Emergency After Hours
Phone Number:
or for directions visit the web site.

We accept Visa.We accept MasterCard.We accept American Express.We accept Discover.We accept CareCredit.

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Welcome to Dallas County Veterinary Hospital, a caring practice, located in Balch Springs, Texas, since 1973.

Serving small animals and exotic pets. Our patients include dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, small mammals, fish, ferrets and rabbits.

We serve clients in the following areas:  Mesquite, Forney, and Balch Springs.

pet care hospitalAt The Dallas County Veterinary Hospital our goal is to provide top-quality services and products that will improve the health and wellbeing of your pet. We provide a caring and protective environment where you can obtain primary care for your pet. We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated in being your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality pet medicine and surgery with compassion.




The Dallas County Veterinary Hospital is an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) certified full-service animal hospital.

The Dallas County Veterinary Hospital has been AAHA accredited since 2000.  AAHA was founded in 1933 and is the only association that provides voluntary accreditation to companion animal hospitals. We are one of approximately 3,000 traditional hospitals and numerous referral hospitals in the United States and Canada that are AAHA-accredited and have made a commitment to meeting the highest standards of veterinary care. The AAHA standards of accreditation are widely used as benchmarks to measure excellence in veterinary medicine. Our hospital has been successfully evaluated by an AAHA practice consultant on approximately 900 standards that directly correlate to the care we are providing your pet. The standards are periodically reviewed and updated to ensure they remain consistent with changes in the veterinary medicine and technology. 

Below, please find some useful links. For a more extensive listing, please visit our Resources page.

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We are committed to providing the latest technologies – from advanced lab diagnostics, radiology, and endoscopy. – So your pet gets the best in contemporary care.  Call us today at 972-222-2101, or contact us online. Ask about our Senior Citizens discount.

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