VCA Lindley Animal Hospital

Dr. Joe Lindley, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Texas A&M University


Dr. Joe Lindley, a 1963 graduate of Texas A&M, started practicing veterinary medicine at Casa Linda Animal Clinic five years before opening his own practice here at VCA Lindley Animal Hospital in 1970. He has been providing client's pets with the highest quality of medicine and loving care for over 50 years and has become part of many families in the Lake Highlands area.
Voted one of the "Best Vets in Dallas" by D magazine in 2001 and 2004, Dr. Lindley is also a former board member of the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, an affiliate member of AAHA, a member of American Veterinary Medical, Texas Veterinary Medical and Dallas County Veterinary Medical Associations. His areas of special interest include: Dermatology, Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Having performed thousands of surgeries over the years, Dr. Lindley is also well versed in many types of surgical procedures.
Dr. Lindley and his wife, Judy are long time residents of the Lake Highlands area. They have 4 children and 5 grandchildren and are active in their church and help out at local schools.


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:

* Emergency Animal Clinic - (972) 994-9110

12101 Greenville Avenue, #118 Dallas, TX

*this hospital is not affiliated with VCA Animal Hospital companies

VCA Metroplex Animal Hospital - (972) 438-7113

700 West Airport Freeway   Irving, TX 

VCA Beltline East Animal Hospital - (972)226-0265

2555 North Beltline Rd Sunnyvale, TX