in Houston, TX

Houston (Inner Loop)

Houston (Inner Loop)

2902 South Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX  77098

(713) 524-5553

Hospital Number: 1107

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  • Description
    Finding a veterinary hospital for your pet that provides caring, dependable health care is important. At Banfield, we understand this and care for your pets as if they were our own. Our Houston cat and dog hospital located on South Shepherd Drive offers your pets the kind of quality health care they deserve. From scheduling and administering important canine and feline vaccinations, to answering your pet care questions, you can expect the same great veterinary services at this Houston pet hospital that you would receive at any Banfield location.
    From routine health maintenance to surgeries, our Houston location works hard to help your pet. Houston’s Banfield is home to the needs you may have when it comes to your pet’s health, including vaccinations. We pride ourselves on our quality level of care.
    Banfield Pet Hospital is always accepting new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer to our Houston guests.
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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • Care Credit
  • Team

    Dr. Aasha Parikh


    Dr. Parikh received a Bachelor of Science from NC State University and her veterinary degree from Tuskegee University in 2011. Since completing veterinary school, Dr. Parikh has worked at several Banfield locations in Florida and Houston, and takes pleasure in forming a close bond with her clients and their pets. She continues to grow her interest in dermatology and enjoys working with the allergic patient. Dr. Parikh shares her Houston home with her husband and pointer/pit mix, Harley. When she is not in the hospital, she typically spends her days doing outdoor activities (hiking, biking, running) and working on her photography skills. More Details >>

    Dr. Emilie Whitacre


    Dr. Whitacre is a 2016 graduate of Ross University of Veterinary Medicine and joined Banfield in the Spring of 2017. Dr. Whitacre is a New Jersey native who has lived in Houston for two years. A former emergency vet, she enjoys wound care and internal medicine cases, along with preventive care and early recognition of disease processes. When she is not at the hospital, Dr. Whitacre enjoys hiking, trivia games and playing with her dog, Oliver. More Details >>

    Kristen Grady

    Practice Manager

    Kristen has been working at Banfield since the summer of 2012. She has always loved animals, especially cats, and joined Banfield because she knew she'd be able to work with them every day. Always a pet owner and animal lover, she was extremely excited that her career brought her to work with animals. She loves seeing new pets come in and meeting all different types of pet owners. Kristen has one dog and two cats of her own, a Sharpei mix named Angel, A DLH named Simchach and a DSH named Dots. When Kristen is not in the clinic, she is spending time with her 6-year-old daughter, Elizabeth. More Details >>


    Shift Lead

    Kelsey is a graduate from Texas A&M with a bachelor's degree in biology. She grew up around animals and strived for a career field that allowed her to help in any way she could. Kelsey majored specifically in marine biology but found herself wanting to learn about all animals so she recently started her program with Penn Foster to receive a veterinarian technician license. Kelsey has a supportive husband and is a mom of three but her zoo doesn't end there. She also has five pets and two tortoises. Kelsey hopes to meet your pet soon! More Details >>


    Certified Veterinary Assistant

    From a young age, Adriana knew she was going to work with animals of all kinds. She attended animal behavior college in California and started working for Banfield in 2014. In her free time, she likes to read, listen to music and be outdoors with her dog, Lily. Adriana also has two cats, a snake and a fresh water fish tank. She is very passionate about her work and handles her patients with great care. More Details >>


    Certified Veterinary Assistant

    Patty was born and raised in Houston and graduated from Alief Taylor High School. She became a Certified Veterinary Assistant from PIMA Medical Institute and is planning on continuing with school for her LVT license. She has been working with Banfield since 2015. Patty loves spending time with her fun loving rottweiler mix dog named Shadow, and her parakeet bird, Greenie. She feels that being able to help clients and their pets is extremely rewarding. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Belen has been working for Banfield since the fall of 2015. She's always known that she wanted to work with animals and after working for various grooming salons and doggy daycares, she decided to join the Banfield team. While working for Banfield, Belen was a full-time student and earned her bachelor's in biology. In her free time, she enjoys kickboxing and hanging out with her pets at home. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Brittni has been working at Banfield since spring of 2017. She entered into this career because of the love for her own pets, Iggy and Baby, and how Banfield cared for them as patients and she wanted to do that for others. She attended the Vet Tech Institute of Houston to become a licensed technician and completes her state exam in the spring. Brittni enjoys reading, and spending time with her two dogs and her husband. In her spare time, Brittni likes to find a show on Netflix to binge watch with her family or spend the day at the movies. More Details >>

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