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2501 La Salle Ave.

Waco, TX 76706 US


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Welcome to Animal Hospital of Waco

Your Veterinarian in Waco, TX
Call us at 254-753-0101

On-line appointment booking coming soon!

March 2019

Dental Awareness Month

Dentals $30 off

We are hold a vaccine clinic on Saturday April 6, from 10am-1pm.

Note: that we will only be doing vaccines during those hours. If a pet needs to be have an exam we will ask for an appointment to be scheduled.

Doctors Will See Patients by Appointment Monday - Friday From 8:00am - 11:30am


Doctors Will See Patients On a First Come, Walk-In Basis from 2:00pm - 4:30pm, Weekdays, Based on Case Load

Dr. Michael Fromm & Dr. Barney Rafferty now seeing patients on an appointment basis only.

We now schedule surgical procedures (including dentals).
Please call us at 254-753-0101 and we will be happy to set up a convenient
time for your pet’s procedure


If you live in Waco or the surrounding area in TX, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Animal Hospital of Waco, Inc., has served the Waco community for over 60 years. We treat primarily dogs and cats. The practice is located on LaSalle Avenue, just off Interstate 35 and only 2 miles from the campus of Baylor University.

We have a hard-working staff who are eager to help with your pet's needs. Our goal is to offer personal service at a reasonable price. We are able to take x-rays and perform laboratory testing in-house, such as CBC's and chemistry profiles.We also offer isoflurane anesthesia with patient monitoring (heart monitor and pulse oximetry).

Our doctors are Barney Rafferty, DVM, Michael Fromm, DVM, Kay Fromm, DVM, Rachel Blair, DVM,  Michael Hawkins, DVM, and Talesha Brown, DVM. Dr. Rafferty is a 1976 graduate of Texas A&M.  Drs Michael Fromm and Kay Fromm graduated from Mississippi State University in 1988 and 1989, respectively. Dr. Rachel Blair is a 2016 graduate of Ross University. Michael Hawkins graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Ca in 2007. Dr. Brown is a 2018 graduate of LSU.

We have a number of resources for you to learn how to take better care of your pets. Please click on VETERINARY TOPICS and look at our articles and pet videos. If you want to ask a question call 254-753-0101 and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Waco veterinary office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Animal Hospital of Waco, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Michael Fromm,  Dr. Barney Rafferty,  Dr. Kay Fromm,  Dr. Rachel Blair,  Dr. Michael Hawkins,  Dr. Talesha Brown

Waco Veterinarian | Animal Hospital of Waco | 254-753-0101

2501 La Salle Ave.
Waco, TX 76706

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  •  Animal Hospital of Waco is proud to have served the Waco, TX, area for over 60 years.  Our animal hospital is operated by Barney Rafferty, DVM, Michael Fromm, DVM, Kay Fromm, DVM, Rachel Blair, DVM, Michael Hawkins, DVM, and Talesha Brown, DVM.  They are licensed and experienced veterinarians

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  • "I like making appointment to get there early, everybody really nice, and dr raftery sure takes care of my babies, sorry if I didn't spell your name right, lol"
    Tammy H.

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After Hour Emergencies: (254)-752-6100