We are a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Huntsville, TX. Our professional and courteous staff seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for our patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership through preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Our facility caters to all your dog, cat, rodent, bird, and pot-belly family friends.
was awarded her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from
Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She practiced in
Virginia and New York prior to relocating to Texas twelve years ago.
A loving advocate for her patients, Dr. Williams is passionate about improving the
lives of pets. She places a high priority on education and interacting with clients and
providing thorough patient care. Excellent medical and surgical care are essential
elements for her.
Dr. Williams has a special interest in handling complex medical cases, diagnostic ultrasound, surgery, ophthalmology, and the management of behavioral issues. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.
Married for 24 years, Dr. Williams has one daughter and three 4-legged family members. She is an active parent in her daughter’s Christian school and activities, involved with rescue and service dog organizations, and assists with her daughters 4H group. Her family enjoys attending Fellowship of Huntsville Church.
Our caring and educated staff consists of friendly receptionists, veterinary technicians and kennel technicians who are happy to help in any way possible. All of our staff members have at least one 4-legged friend of their own and understand the care and comfort necessary to provide for companions. We treat our patients as our own and understand the lifelong bond that accompanies ownership.
In veterinary medicine our goal is to prevent illness whenever possible. Our wellness programs include: a comprehensive physical exam; intestinal parasite screening; heartworm testing and prevention; flea and tick prevention; vaccination programs; and specialized blood tests for all life stages. An overview of our health schedules can be printed for cats and dogs.
We offer various affordable soft tissue surgeries as well as affordable orthopedic surgeries. Soft tissue surgeries: include bladder, eye, ear, intestine, liver, reproductive and other. Surgical patients undergo a pre-anesthetic exam and age-appropriate blood work to assess anesthetic risks associated with surgery. During surgery [click to expand]
the latest in anesthesia drug protocols are used to provide your pet with a safer surgical experience and to minimize post-op pain. Patients receive continuous monitoring during surgery and recovery. Our protocol includes pulse oximetry, ECG, temperature, blood pressure, and respiration monitoring. Trained staff maintain a close watch until your pet is alert and fully recovered from anesthesia.
Regular professional cleaning is important to maintaining your pet's teeth and overall health. Our new ultrasonic scaling and polishing techniques to clean each tooth - above and below the gum line. Dental technicians also chart and probe each tooth to detect periodontal disease and can apply periodontal gels and flouride treatments. Advanced extractions can be performed with gingival flap closure.
Digital Radiology (X-rays) help our veterinarians evaluate muscular-skeletal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, reproductive and urinary systems. We also have digital radiograph conversion technology that allows us to make a digital image of the X-ray that can be e-mailed directly to a referring veterinarian or specialist for radiology review.
Illness doesn't always have a physical cause. Our veterinarians can determine the cause of such disorders as separation anxiety and obsessive behavior, thunder storm anxiety, aggression, and then develop a treatment protocol for the client and pet. We offer follow up care as teh pet improves.
Pets are an extension of our family - we feed, nurture and lavish attention on them. Our highly qualified kennel attendants provide tender loving care when you can't be there. All boarding pets are provided with clean, air conditioned kennels, bedding and Royal Canin® diets while [click to expand] in our care. Our staff is fully trained to administer any medications necessary during their stay. We do recommend bringing any specialty diets or a favorite blanket or toy to make them more comfortable. We offer a separate cat boarding room to reduce stress and provide TLC during their stay.
Treat your pet to a luxurious bath. Our special, cleansing baths remove dirt and debris. If scratching is a problem, your pet may benefit a medicated bath containing soothing agents to reduce itching. We will also clean your pet's ears. Additional services may include nail triming and/or expressing anal glands.
In an emergency, seconds count. Our experienced staff is trained and equipped to administer the ABCD's of basic life support - Airway, Breathing, Cardiac compressions and emergency Drugs. We have an oxygen cage for animals in respiratory distress or with smoke inhalation injury.
We are excited to offer acupuncture performed by a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Today, it is recognized as a safe and effective form of medicine. Acupuncture can be used to treat many canine and feline disorders including acute musculoskeletal pain, acute or chronic back pain, arthritis, hip dysplasia, GI upset, allergies, etc...The goal of acupuncture is [click to expand] to balance the body: Balance is achieved when the body's energy, or "Qi" flows freely and the immune system is able to ward off pathogens. Point prescriptions that are individually created aim to either tonify a weakness or calm an excess. With a quick exam, the acupuncturist creates a point prescription designed to strengthen or calm the unbalanced system. Most pets accept acupuncture quite readily. The needles are quite small and stay in from 10-30 minutes, depending on the treatment. Initially, treatments are scheduled twice weekly for 3-4 weeks. This is adjusted as the pet responds. Many will decrease treatments from once weekly or even once every two weeks. It is exciting to be able to utilize this ancient form of medicine and integrate its use with traditional western medicine. We have yet another tool in our arsenal that has a long track record of providing relief for many conditions.
Laser therapy uses beam of light, which causes a physiologic change in cells which leads to reduced pain, reduced inflammation, and increased healing speed. The laser light delivered through a noninvasive hand piece to treat the affected area Laser Therapy can be used on acute conditions such as wounds, bites, cuts, post-surgical healing and pain relief, and [click to expand] sprains/strains/fractures. Chronic conditions also benefit from laser therapy. Arthritis, lick granulomas, inflammatory bowels. and periodontal disease are to name a few chronic diseases shown to benefit from the addition laser therapy as an adjunct to current treatment. That gives us yet another tool to utilize when treating painful or difficult to treat conditions.
We offer extensive allergy testing for dogs and cats by a simple blood collection and offer the ability for customized allergen immunotherapy that can easily be easily administered under the tongue or subcutaneously. Allergies are an inheritable disease. Symptoms of allergies in your dog or cat can be [click to expand] scratching, rubbing, licking, chewing, diarrhea, vomiting, asthma, wheezing, sneezing, watery eyes and runny nose. Allergies can be seasonal or all year long. Allergens are the substance that your pets can be allergic too such as trees, weeds, pollens, grasses, household dust, insects, human and animal dander, mold and food. Your pets should not have to suffer when we can diagnosis and treat their allergies effectively. Make an exam appointment today to discuss treatment options.
“Microchipping”: The microchip is high-tech protection that can provide peace of mind. If lost or stolen, your pet can always be identified, greatly increasing the chance of being reunited with you. An electronic microchip stores information about the pet and owner. About the size of a grain of rice, the microchip is injected beneath [click to expand] the skin and remains there for the pet’s entire life. The procedure is easy and as painless as a vaccine injection. 11th Street Veterinary Hospital protects your pet with the PetLink microchip. Learn more about Petlink here