What is GCVS?

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists was founded in 1988 and is currently one of the largest veterinary hospitals in the country. Our founding members envisioned a group of highly specialized, board certified veterinarians who were able to use their combined experience and expertise to provide the highest quality, most comprehensive specialized care for companion animals, as well as working to advance veterinary technology through education and innovation. Today, GCVS is an internationally respected veterinary specialty hospital with 17 departments, 33 specialists, and over 200 trained support staff.

Our commitment is to provide the very best specialty medicine while recognizing and supporting the unique needs of each patient, client, and referring veterinarian. With over 360 years of combined experience, our doctors are able to draw on the extensive knowledge and skills of our other board-certified specialists for complex cases. Our intensive care units provide continuous care around the clock with an on-site or on-call veterinarian, along with a devoted and experienced support staff of veterinary technicians.

We consider GCVS to be an extension of your primary veterinarian, and work closely with them to provide advanced diagnostic procedures, sophisticated technology, and the exceptional skills of our many board-certified specialists. Combined with the exciting opportunities for veterinary specialty medicine and our hospital’s vision, our goal is to provide incomparable service to our clients, patients, and the veterinary community. We constantly strive to enhance each patient’s care using cutting-edge technology, innovative thinking, and a state-of-the-art facility. As members of your family, pets deserve nothing less than the best care available. Our priority lies with giving you and your family all the support you need – through communication, care and compassion. We are committed to being Houston’s Veterinary Medical Center.

Why Choose GCVS?

At GCVS, you will find a team of professionals actively engaged in ensuring everything about your experience is exceptional. This begins with a commitment to the best medical practices, ongoing medical education, and having cutting-edge technology available on-site. We work each day to ensure that we are doing everything possible to diagnose and treat your pet in the most appropriate manner.

To us, specialized medicine is all about specialized care – for you and your pet. From the moment you schedule an appointment, until we discharge your pet back to your family veterinarian for follow up care, we remain committed to being accessible, responsive, communicative, and genuinely compassionate professionals.

You can count on Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists to deliver the best care in every way. Please don’t hesitate to let us know if there is anything specific we can do to make your visit even more outstanding.


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