Pet Hospital in Temple, TX



3550 S General Bruce Dr
Temple, TX  76504

(254) 774-1381

Hospital Number: 1596

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  • Description
    Residents of Temple, TX can find pet health care at their local Banfield Pet Hospital. Proudly providing a high standard of pet care, our trained veterinary staff treats your pet with love and compassion. Bring your furriest member of the family to your local Banfield Pet Hospital to meet your new partners in quality pet health care!
    Find this Banfield Pet Hospital just off I-35 on S. General Bruce Dr. in Temple, Texas. Services offered at this location include routine care, comprehensive examinations, and surgical care. The professional veterinary staff treats pets of the Temple region with the respect and compassion that they deserve and you expect.
    You can also view our comprehensive online pet health library. This resource includes tips on everything related to pet health from setting your pet on a proper diet to a guide for when various vaccinations are needed.
    Banfield Pet Hospital is always accepting new pet patients. Same day appointments are available, please call ahead to confirm. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer our Temple, TX guests.
    Have you visited this location? Then please submit your review to Banfield Pet Hospital.
  • 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™
    • CareCredit
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Kristen Ezell


    Dr. Kristen Ezell gradudated from Oklahoma State University in 2007 and after moving back home to Texas, has been a valuable part of the Banfield Pet Hospital team. Dr. Ezell is passionate about preventive care, especially the prevention and education of heartworm disease. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and their 2 children. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Melissa Johnson

    Practice Manager

    Melissa has been an associate with Banfield Pet Hospital since 2009 and has been Practice Manager at the Temple, TX location since August 2015. She is originally from Washington state, but moved to Texas in 2012 and doesn't plan to leave! Melissa has 2 dogs, Martini and Dexter, and 2 cats, Wyatt and Rascal. During her time away from work, she enjoys attending outdoor country music concerts at different venues around the Central Texas area and is an avid Dallas Cowboys Football fan! More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Jason Fritz

    Shift Lead

    Jason is a Temple native, and has been with Banfield since 2012. He has a B.S. degree in biology with a minor in animal science from Tarleton State University, and is currently completing his Master of Public Health. Jason’s veterinary interests are in dermatology, internal medicine, and zoonotic diseases. When he is out of the hospital, he can usually be found outdoors either hiking, kayaking, or exploring new places. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Heather Halpain

    Veterinary Assistant

    Heather is from a small town in West Texas but moved to the Temple area during her middle school years. She has had a passion for animals all her life and that has fueled her to help them in many ways. Heather has previously volunteered at multiple animal shelters, the Waco Zoo and spent a lot of time fostering kittens. She then pursued this passion into a career and was hired on to Banfield Pet Hospital in 2017. Heather is working on completing her bachelor's degree from the University of Mary Harden Baylor. When not working or attending college, Heather enjoys being outdoors, spending time with her family, and making lasting memories with her son. More Details >>

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