ABOUT OUR ANIMAL HOSPITAL
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.
Here at our Heights veterinary clinic, 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, and we want to be your go to veterinary clinic in Houston Heights.
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 diagnoseRead More>>
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, probingRead More>>
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 reflectionRead More>>
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 anythingRead More>>
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 themRead More>>
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 procedureRead More>>
WELLNESS AND PREVENTION
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 nutritionRead More>>
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 medicationRead More>>
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THE URBAN TEAM
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 has experience 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.
Marya "Papaya" Hudson
Urban Care Team
Marya comes to Urban Animal with over 10 years experience as a veterinary technician. She has held senior technician positions at well-regarded referral and ER hospitals and brings a fantastic skill set to Urban Animal. Marya enjoys the quality care each pet here gets, and she enjoys getting to know the people the pets are attached to and helping make everyone's experience better. Marya shares her life with three dogs and a husband who bakes for her (and sometime her lucky co-workers).
Urban Care Team
Rigo is experienced in day practice as well as high quality emergency medicine. He currently works full time for the ER VERGI and works at Urban Animal on a steady PT basis. His tech skills are amazing as his his report with clients. We're happy to have him with us!
Urban Client Care Team
Every day is a happy day when Ty's around and clients and co-workers alike flock to his side to catch his sass, hear him sing or drink in the amazing energy emanating from this very special person. If Ty's essence could be bottled up and turned into a drug, it's street value would be unprecedented. Ty has a background in reception, customer service, retail and musical theater and handles all matters with efficiency and grace. Outside of work Ty's private life is private as he reminds us every day. As a result speculation brewing. We are currently trying to verify that Ty comes to work each day as a magenta shimmer of light.
Urban Service Representative
Urban Service Representative
Do you have questions? We're happy to hear from you. Call us at 713-863-0088.
M-F 10:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm