Welcome to Young's Animal Hospital, PLLC
Your Veterinarian in Hillsboro TX
Call us at (254) 582-5010


Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (254) 582-5010!

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Young Animal Hospital opened in 1969. The hospital is a full service facility using the latest equipment and technology to provide you with quality medical care.

Young's Animal Hospital, PLLC is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. R. B. Young has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Hillsboro veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (254) 582-5010 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Hillsboro veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Hillsboro pet owners.

At Young's Animal Hospital, PLLC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. R. B. Young
Hillsboro Veterinarian | Young's Animal Hospital, PLLC | (254) 582-5010

2325 Corsicana Hwy
Hillsboro, TX 76645 9509

Meet Our Veterinarians

  • R. B. Young
    DVM
    R. B. Young received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree at Texas A & M in 1969. Dr. Young taught Biology at Hill College after leaving A & M. He served on the Hillsboro Independent School District School Board for fifteen years. His focus was on science and math curriculums. Dr. Young served as President of the School Board while passing bonds to build the new high school.
  • Dr.
    Melissa Arnold
    DVM
    Dr. Melissa Arnold graduated from Ross University in St. Kitts, West Indies in 2010. Upon graduation she spent a little over a year in Midland, Texas, at a clinic that dealt in both large and small animals as well as exotics. She began with Young’s Animal Hospital in 2012 and brings with her compassionate care and the added facet of exotic care. Dr. Arnold was among the first veterinarians in our state to be certified in testing for Chronic Wasting Disease and performing rectal biopsies in Whitetail Deer.
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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Anderson has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years."
    Jane Doe
  • "Wow! Thanks to all the staff at Anderson Vet Clinic. I feel like you all truly love what you do! My kitty, Lola and I always have such a pleasant experience when we come in. Fortunately, it’s usually just for a check-up, but I would not leave Lola in anyone else’s hands but yours. Thank you for your caring commitment"
    Maya Smith / Los Angeles, CA

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed