VCA Woodlands Animal Hospital

R. Shawn Wilkins, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Texas A&M University


Following graduation from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989, Dr. Wilkins worked in a mixed animal and exotic practice in the Greenspoint area for four years. He then worked briefly at VCA Countryside Animal Hospital before becoming an Associate Veterinarian at VCA Woodlands Animal Hospital. In 2002, Dr. Wilkins assumed the role of Medical Director of VCA Woodlands Animal Hospital.

Dr. Wilkins is happily married to his wife and together they home educate their two children. On his day off, Dr. Wilkins enjoys teaching science to their children and a few other home schoolers.

The Wilkins are active members of their church in The Woodlands. Dr. Wilkins and his wife teach their dauther's Sunday School class and Dr. Wilkins serves as small group leader in his son's Youth Group.

Dr. Wilkins is an Eagle Scout and is currently the Scout Master of a Boy Scout Troop in The Woodlands. He enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, and outdoor activites including fly fishing, golfing, camping, backpacking, and playing disc golf.


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.