VCA DeSoto Animal Hospital

George Tabone, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Texas A&M University
BS biochemistry & Veterinary Science


Dr. Tabone grew up in Desoto and graduated from Desoto High School in 1983. Beginning in 1981, he worked for Desoto Animal Hospital throughout high school and during college breaks. Dr. Tabone is a 1993 graduate of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, he worked at Desoto Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian until 1998. In 1998, Dr. Tabone was named medical director and serves in that position currently. Dr. Tabone is happily married and has a 15 year old daughter. The Tabone family also includes 2 Labradors, Chestnut and Ethel, a Chihuahua named Belle and several fish.

Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately.

If it is after hours, call our sister hospital, VCA Metroplex Veterinary Hospital,  at 700 West Airport Freeway, Irving, TX 75062 972-438-7113


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