Care in the Community


Our Story

At Urban Animal we know that every companion animal has his or her own unique characteristics that define who they are. We celebrate these qualities, and that’s why our approach is specific to a pet’s individual needs.

Urban Animal takes into consideration things like personality, sex, lifestyle, breed and life stage. Our state-of the-art facility enables us to work with animals that have a range of needs, from a pet that’s healthy to one that’s sick or in need of emergency care to becoming a senior or experiencing something else.

Your pet isn’t just a pet; he or she is your urban companion. We wouldn’t have it any other way. That’s why Urban Animal was created – to celebrate the uniqueness and dignity of every individual animal.

Contact Info

  •   713-863-0088
  •   1327 Yale Street, Houston TX 77008

Following are some of the many services we perform. Visit our Services overview for more details.


Cardiac disease occurs in cats and dogs similar to people. Disease can be present at birth (congenital) or be acquired along the way. The most important thing with heart disease is to diagnose

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Your animal’s teeth require regular care just the way people’s do. This includes regular brushing to maintain good oral health. And just like us, they also need routine dental evaluations with x-rays, scaling, probing

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While we all know that beauty goes deeper than the skin, when it comes to dermatology, we’d like to stay a little shallow. Your pet’s coat is a reflection of his or her overall health; it’s also a reflection

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From infectious diseases and endocrine disorders to autoimmune problems, inflammatory illness to genetic anomalies, organ dysfunction and more, the broad field of internal medicine encompasses everything that’s anything

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Urban Animal has digital x-ray to better visualize structures that aren’t always apparent. Our state-of-the-art x-ray enables us to quickly obtain images of the chest, abdomen and the organs inside them

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Whether elective surgery, biopsy, mass removal or unexpected, Urban Animal helps you keep your cat or dog healthy. Our surgery suite has a heated surgery table to keep your pet warm during a procedure

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Don’t wait until your pet gets sick. While your your pet is healthy you are in control to prevent an illness from happening. By combining a sensible vaccine program that meets your pet’s life style with good nutrition

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No one likes to hurt, and we want your pets to be as comfortable as possible while getting ready for an upcoming procedure or post-operatively. Urban Animal starts companion animals on medication

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Urban Chic

Let your dog or cat revel in his or her uniqueness with a style that highlights both a glorious coat and personality. Our facility has a relaxing ramp walk-up tub, cage dryers and the benefit of being in a veterinary hospital. If a problem arises, we'll take care of it. And if you dog or cat would benefit from a little tranquility, we can facilitate that as well and help alleviate stress.


Dr. Hilary Granson


Hilary Granson, DVM, is a graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine who lives in Houston, Texas. Dr. Granson opened Urban Animal Veterinary Hospital to address the needs of the community. Her favorite aspects of veterinary medicine include internal medicine, anesthesia, pain management, emergency medicine and immunology. In addition to cats and dogs, Dr. Granson enjoys treating avian and exotic patients. In her free time, she enjoys motorcycle riding, target shooting, finding good restaurants and attending concerts. She has been published in veterinary and human medical peer-reviewed journals and writes for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.

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At Urban Animal we wanted the best team to work with your animal companions, so we picked an amazing group of people to work with your pets. This resulted in diversity and a fantastic Urban Team. And we couldn’t be prouder. Our diversity reflects the wide range of people and pets in the community we serve.

Our way of thinking extends to whomever walks through our doors. We don’t care about what you look like, your gender, whom you choose to love and how you choose to express yourself. We also don’t don’t discriminate on whether you’re intact, spayed or neutered, walk on two legs, four or require assistance. Urban Animal respects the uniqueness of anyone that comes into our hospital. When you’re here, we want you to feel right at home.

Reinforcing our commitment to celebrate the uniqueness and dignity of every individual, we built this hospital from the ground up to be in full compliance with the ADA. Our hallways, washroom, waiting area, exam rooms and parking are accessible to everyone. At Urban Animal, everyone is welcome.


Don’t let the Holidays Become a Festival of Frights

 A veterinarian’s tips to keep your pets safe this holiday season   Avoid a fiery Hanukkah – Don’t leave lighted candles unattended. Pets may burn themselves or cause a fire if they knock candles over. Be sure to use a sturdy menorah appropriate , placed on a stable surface that is out of reach of...

Halloween Party and Pet Costume Contest

Urban Animal invites the people and pets of the community to celebrate Halloween with us. Come in costume and join us for a pet costume contest, food, drinks, music, tick or treating and having an all-around good time socializing with our team and your neighbors! Festivities start at 6pm Tuesday October 31st and go...

Do you have questions? We're happy to hear from you. Call us at 713-863-0088.

Hours of operation

M-F 10:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Sunday    11:00am - 3:00pm