Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic condition in which a deficiency of the hormone insulin impairs the body’s ability to metabolize sugar. It is one of the most common endocrine (hormonal) diseases of dogs.
There are two types of diabetes mellitus. Type I DM occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin. This can be the result of destruction of the cells in the pancreas that normally produce insulin. Click Here To Read More
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Christmas Eve 7:00 am to noon
Christmas Day closed
New Year's Eve 7:00 am to noon
New Year's Day closed
If you have a medical emergency with your pet during these hours of closure, please contact the North Austin Animal Emergency Hospital at 512-331-6121.
From all of us at Hill Country Veterinary Hospital, please have a safe and joy filled holiday.
Hill Country Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Cedar Park, TX. The professional and courteous staff at Hill Country Veterinary Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Hill Country Veterinary Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Cedar Park, TX and surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Hill Country Veterinary Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
Hey mom! What is that?
Family Fossum's New Baby
What you doing Dad?
Can we help?
The Stein Crew
"The Wolf Pack"
Merlin, Oliver and Blade
This is a pic of Jesse when she was a 3 months old.
Green Eye Monster
Million $ Baby
Our three legged miracle! What a trooper!
Central Reception area.
Cat waiting area.
Central reception and check in.
Side entrance view to front desk.
Cat Exam Room.
Small dog exam room.
K. Benet Sandell
I graduated from Texas AM College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992 and started my veterinary career here at Hill Country Veterinary Hospital under the guidance of Dr. Alton Smith. I purchased the practice in January of 2000. It has been my pleasure and privilege to continue in Dr. Smith's footsteps ...
I am the clinic cat. I got lost from my mother as a kitten and a nice lady brought me to HCVH, where I have stayed ever since. I am my own boss and usually do whatever strikes my fancy. My favorite activities include running laps around the treatment area and attacking house plants in Dr. Sandell's...
I started coming to HCVH with my own pets, which there are many, about 12 years ago. After a while, I became involved with a rescue organization which Dr. Sandell worked with, so I got to visit the hospital even more frequently. I always appreciated Dr. Sandell's abilities and manner of conduct. ...
I was raised in Asheboro, North Carolina and have been living in Texas since 2005. An avid animal lover from a young age, I have always wanted to work in the field of veterinary medicine. Before finding a permanent home with HCVH in July of 2007, I had worked as an adoption counselor for the Human...
My name is Lisa Ramos and I have worked in the veterinary field for about two years now. I am married to my best friend David and we have a wonderful son, Daniel that keeps us busy and loving life. We share our home with our three furry friends, Buddy, our mixed breed rescue pup, Sookie, our Borde...