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We're pleased to offer the following services in our Childress Veterinary Clinic:

  • kitty1.pngAppointments

Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.

  • Emergency & Urgent Care

We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 6 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.

We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening, but you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment. Our veterinarians will work to "squeeze" you in between scheduled appointments. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.

  • Types of Pets Seen

Because a large number of veterinarians practice at Critter Care Vet Clinic, we can care for many types of pets:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Pocket Pets*

  • Types of Services Offered:
Physical Examinations
Services Offered Spay & Neuter
Heartworm Exam & Prevention
Prescription Medicines
Emergency care
Blood Work Laboratory
Surgical procedures
Pain Management
Orthopedic Surgery
Dental Care & Surgery
Tumor Removal
Special Diet & Nutritional Planning
Pet Care Products
Flea & Tick Control
Fecal exams & Worming
Preventive Medicine
Rattlesnake Vaccine
Microchipping for pet ID
Pet ID tags for collar
Bathing & Dipping
  • Open Hospital

‚ÄčCritter Care Vet Clinic operates an open hospital. This means that our team welcomes owners to be with their animals during any medical procedure, whether a simple vaccination or a complex surgery.

  • Payments

Critter Care Vet Clinic accepts payment via cash, check, MasterCard, or Visa. So that we can continue to provide you high quality service utilizing the best medical technologies, we request that payment be made at the time services are rendered.

We provide estimates for all surgeries and hospitalizations. If you have not received an estimate, you are welcome to request one at any time for your expected charges.

  • Preventative Medicine

Utilizing preventive health programs we are able to achieve the highest potential for your pet’s health and well being. Annual preventive health programs listed below for your dog or cat will protect your pet from the most common threats and infectious diseases.

Feline (cat) Programs

  • Rabies vaccination (as required by law)
  • Rhino, Calici, Chlamydia, Distemper, Feline Leukemia (annually)
  • Physical exam/consultation (annually)
  • Fecal flotation exam for internal parasites/worms (annually)
  • External parasite control for fleas and ticks (monthly)
  • Nutritional Plan
  • Spay or Neuter

Canine (dog) Programs

  • Rabies vaccination (as required by law)
  • Distemper, Parvo, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Corona, Bordatella (annually)
  • Rattlesnake Vaccine (annually)
  • Heartworm exam (annually)
  • Heartworm & internal parasite/worm prevention (monthly)
  • Physical exam/consultation (annually)
  • Fecal flotation exam for internal parasites/worms (annually)
  • External parasite control for fleas and ticks (monthly)
  • Nutritional Plan
  • Spay or Neuter

Puppies and Kittens

Puppies and kittens start their vaccinations at 6-8 weeks of age. Second vaccinations are given at 10-12 weeks and the last vaccinations, which are good for 1 year, are given at 14-16 weeks and include the rabies vaccination. Puppies are not completely protected from Parvo until 1-2 weeks after their second vaccination so it is very important for them to receive the second vaccination at 10-12 weeks of age. When the puppies and kittens receive their rabies vaccinations (14-16 weeks) they will be given a rabies tag with owner identification information engraved on the rabies tag and a rabies certificate. Puppies and kittens should be spayed/neutered at 14 to 16 weeks of age to prevent unwanted litters and behavior.

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Office Hours

Monday9am - 12pm1pm - 6pm
Tuesday9am - 12pm1pm - 6pm
Wednesday9am - 12pm1pm - 6pm
Thursday9am - 12pm1pm - 6pm
Friday9am - 12pm1pm - 6pm
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 12pm 9am - 12pm 9am - 12pm 9am - 12pm 9am - 12pm CLOSED CLOSED
1pm - 6pm 1pm - 6pm 1pm - 6pm 1pm - 6pm 1pm - 6pm CLOSED CLOSED


The people that work at Critter Care really are committed to providing the best care possible to the critters brought to them. It starts at the front desk with well trained, friendly staff and carries forward into the exam rooms. Dr Lindley is so good with the animals and so are all her staff members. I know if my Sadie could enunciate her feelings, she would say "2 thumbs up "!! As it is, her wagging tail and grinning mouth say she is well cared for there. The groomer on staff, Jenn, is fabulous!! Bring your animals in, because Critter Care is a very good clinic and boarding facility.

Kathy S.
Childress, TX

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