Before adopting a dog, take a moment to consider the amount of care your pet will require and your ability to provide that care. Too often a cute face and wagging tail inspires individuals to brin ...View Article
Ponder Veterinary Hospital was established in 1975 by Dr. Phillip Henderson the day after he graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. For many years he provided veterinary care to both large and small animals. Today, Dr. Henderson and Dr. Chris Norwood focus exclusively on small animal medicine and surgery.
Our clients and patients are our friends! We enjoy providing excellent medicine and surgery with state of the art facilities and technology in our small town atmosphere.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. If you want to ask a question call 940-479-2782 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Ponder veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Ponder pet owners.
We invite you to stop by, take a tour of our hospital and make yourself and your pet at home!
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The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory Forensic Unit at the University of California, Davis is the first accredited crime lab dedicated to animal DNA profiling. DNA can be used to confirm the ownershi ...View Article
Identifying the signs of sickness in a dog can be challenging, even for the most vigilant pet owners. Since a sick dog is unable to verbally communicate what hurts, pet owners must pay close atten ...View Article
When was the last time your pet visited the veterinarian? If you answered "not in a while," it is time to book your next appointment. Have you recently discovered a lump or bump on your pet? Don't ...View Article
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When you come home to find a mess on the floor, it is easy to assume that the dog vomited. Vomiting is very common in dogs, as they often eat weird things! There are actually many other causes of ...View Article