With Houston Humane Society Troubles, Here Are Some Other Low-Cost Vets
Now that the Houston Humane Society's vet clinic opens and closes randomly, thanks to an asleep-at-the-wheel executive director and an apathetic board of directors, we thought it would be good to present a partial list of other low-cost clinics to keep in mind.
Most of these places can hook you up with inexpensive spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, heartworm tests, microchips, heartworm prevention — pretty much everything you need to fine-tune your critter. But don't just stop at this list — there are plenty of other quality clinics that you can find online. Feel them out and find the one that feels right for you.
We were glad when this Austin-based organization came to town, and ecstatic when it opened its first brick-and-mortar location at 910 South Wayside Drive.
With locations off Durham Drive in Houston and Shaw Avenue in Pasadena, SNAP has been a trusted resource for ages. An office visit and examination is $30, which is a sweet deal.
It's hard to beat a $9 office visit, which is why the wait in this walk-in clinic can be pretty long, but you aren't sacrificing quality for price. They don't spay/neuter, but the wellness and vaccination services are comprehensive.
Since 1972, Citizens for Animal Protection has been doing its best to find homes and provide wellness services for Houston's four-legged friends.
Appointments are necessary, but a fat wallet ain't.
This venerable north Houston clinic pledges to treat your pets like family, which is more than we can say for some our own human family members...
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