VCA Mainland Animal Hospital

Darryl Guthrie, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Oklahoma State University


Dr. Guthrie grew up on a dairy farm in western Oklahoma. He attended the University of Oklahoma for two years, majoring in pre med. He then transferred to Oklahoma State University to pursue veterinary medicine. He received his B.S. in premedical science in 1971 and his DVM in 1974. After practicing in Shreveport and Tulsa, he opened a practice in south Oklahoma City. Nearly twenty-eight years later, Dr. Guthrie sold his practice in 2005 and moved to Galveston, TX where he and his wife, Coleen enjoy long walks on the beach, bike rides, and the great area restaurants.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.