About the Animal Care Clinic of Wallisville, Texas

About our veterinary hospital providing care for pets, equine, small livestock near  Baytown TXSince 1963, Animal Care Clinic has provided compassionate, client centered veterinary care for pets, equine, and livestock in and around Baytown and Wallisville, Texas.

Founded by Dr. E.B. “Booster” Stephenson as Stephenson Animal Clinic, Dr. Melody A. Whitten (better known as Dr. Mel) first started practicing here in 1995. Upon Dr. Stephenson’s retirement, Dr. Mel purchased the practice and changed its name to Animal Care Clinic. For the next six years, she worked to build on the Clinic’s reputation in Wallisville, Anahuac and surrounding towns for quality veterinary care with a friendly, small town feel.

Despite the clinic’s success in terms of the care provided and its growth, Dr. Mel knew that she wanted to offer more to her clients and their pets than was possible at the former location. She purchased a property across the street from the original location and began to create her vision for a modern veterinary facility. On January 17, 2011, Animal Care Clinic opened its doors at the new location for the first time.


Compassionate Veterinary Care

Our new home is a warm and welcoming facility that maintains the small town charm and friendliness the Clinic has come to be known for, as well as a number of resources that are important to the care of our clients’ pets. These include a clean and modern boarding area, fully equipped and spacious exam rooms, surgical suite, space for dental procedures, in-house lab, diagnostic imaging room, and grooming area.

Animal Care Clinic is also unique in offering pet portraits and photography to our clients in our very own photography studio by a talented and experience pet photographer, who happens to be Dr. Mel’s husband, Mike Whitten. In fact, all of the photos on our website were taken by Mike. Many people love the idea of having a high-quality portrait of their pet or including their pet in family photos. However, not everyone has the skills of a professional photographer or the experience of working with animals to capture just the right image. We can help you create a lasting and memorable photograph of your pet and family or travel to a location that best suits your needs.

In all, we are a small clinic with a friendly staff in a rural area. As such, we know each of our clients and their pets personally. We have only one doctor so when you bring your pet to our clinic you are assured you will see the same doctor each time – a doctor who is personally familiar with you, your pets, and their individual medical needs.

Please continue to browse through our website to learn more about how we can help you provide the best and healthiest life for your beloved companions. We hope you will also feel free to give us a call to set up an appointment or ask a question of our doctor or staff.

Payment Options

We accept:

  • Cash
  • Check (must be local check with proper ID and Driver's License number on check. We do not accept out-of-state checks or temporary checks)
  • VISA
  • Master Card
  • Discover
  • American Express
  • Debit Card (If it is a VISA or Master Card Debit card)
  • Care Credit
  • Apple Pay

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