VCA Animal Emergency Hospital Southeast

D. Palm, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Texas A&M University
MBA, University of Clear Lake
Departments: Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency/Critical Care, Surgery

Biography

Dr. Palm graduated from Texas A&M University of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. He began his career in companion animal medicine full time at practices in LaPorte and Sugarland while working part-time at the Animal Emergency Hospital. Dr. Palm completed a Master's of Business Administration degree from University of Houston-Clear Lake in 1997, and began working full time for the emergency hospital. In his free time, Dr. Palm can be found ranching near LaGrange, where he raises Beefmaster Cattle. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and a lifetime member of Beefmaster Breeders United. He is also a lifetime of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and serves on the Veterinarian committee.

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please come to our hospital or call us immediately. We are at 10331 Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77034. Our phone number is 713-941-8460. We are open weeknights from 6pm - 8am and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. We are located on the north-bound (east) side of I-45, just past the Edgebrook exit.

North-Bound - Take the Edgebrook exit, stay on the feeder road. Go through the light and we are on the right just past the mexican food restaurant.

South-Bound - Take the Edgebrook exit. U-Turn lane under the freeway, which will put you on the north-bound feeder. We are past the mexican food restaurant on the right hand side.

IN AN EMERGENCY

  1. Remain Calm... You are doing the best for your pet by taking steps to help.
  2. Call Your Family Veterinarian first...If they are unavailable, come on in or call us!
  3. Tell Us The Nature Of The Problem...We will give you instructions on how to handle your pet while en-route and give you directions to the hospital.
  4. Be Careful... When injured and scared, even a loving pet may bite. If in doubt, gently place a towel or blanket over the head making sure to provide good air circulation for breathing. This will help settle the animal.
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