VCA Spring Branch Animal Hospital

Teri Schweiss, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, University of Minnesota


Dr. Teri Schweiss is a 1991 graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced at and co-owned a five doctor small animal and exotic pet veterinary practice in the Minneapolis area for eleven years prior to moving to South Dakota to raise her family. After six years in private practice in South Dakota, she relocated to Houston where she worked at the Houston SPCA before joining the team at VCA Spring Branch Animal Hospital. Dr. Schweiss� professional interests include all manner of exotic pet medicine and surgery, shelter and animal welfare medicine , and dentistry. Outside of her professional life, Dr. Schweiss enjoys her role as an active mom of three children. Her two sons and a daughter keep her active in sports, scouting and school. The family also shares their home with a collie, three cats, a Senegal parrot, a cockatiel and a ball python.


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.