VCA Mainland Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Receptionist

    Lacey Hayward

    Lacey, a Glaveston islander, joined our team in October 2013.  Continuing her education aspirations to obtain her psychology degree.  She has become a part of the VCA team because of her love for animals.  She has a german shepherd, two chihuahuas, a cat and a miniature pigme goat.

  • Receptionist

    Patricia Nowlin

    Patti has been with our team since June 2009. She was raised in Alvin. She has lots of experience with animals because of her previous days as a groomer. She has been in the pet industry for about 25 years. She has a daughter and a son and 2 granddaughters as well as two bull terriers Pistol and Taz.

  • Receptionist

    Angelica Quinonez

    Angelica joined our team in July of 2013.  She was raised in Friendswood, Texas and later moved to Texas City in 2007.  She will greet you at the fornt desk with a smile and help take care of you and your pets needs.  Angelica is an animal rights activist and is a member of the Bay Area Pet Adoptions volunteer group.  She has a dachshund named Chewy whom she loves very much.  She loves pets and has future plans on attending A&M University to study Veterinary Medicine.

  • Receptionist

    Brenda Shinn

    Brenda was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and later moved to Texas City in 1984. She enjoyed working with children, until she decided to make a career change and became part of the VCA team in February 2010. She has a son who is in the Army and a daughter who is graduating with a communication degree from Texas State University.


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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.