Dodd Animal Hospital Welcomes You

Dr. Donald Vestal and our team are committed to bringing you and your pets better health by practicing the science of Veterinary Medicine in San Antonio Texas. Dodd Animal Hospital was founded in 1948.

Since then our staff has been performing veterinary medicine and compassionate animal care in the San Antonio area. Dodd Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of quality and compassion in veterinary care for our patients.

We offer welcoming, informative, and supportive service for our clients, while maintaining a superior working environment for our employees. Dodd Animal Hospital offers the San Antonio animal community emergency veterinary services in addition to standard medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care. Because we have an in-house pharmacy, lab, radiology facilities, and Intensive Care Unit, our facility enables you to make one stop for your pet's medical care. We are open for appointments during normal business hours. After hours we encourage you to call

The Emergency Pet Clinic at 210-368-6602 

Dr. Donald R. Vestal
San Antonio Veterinarian | Dodd Animal Hospital | 210-333-5753

2940 Rigsby Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78222

New patients receive FREE wellness exam for puppies or kittens with vaccine purchase

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Meet Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Donald Vestal

    Dr. Vestal attended Texas A&M University earning his BS in Veterinary Science in 1973 and graduating Cum Laude with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1974. He immediately came to work at Dodd Animal Hospital (in the neighborhood where he and his wife grew up) and over the next 40 years enlarged, expanded, modernized and updated with the latest veterinary technology, building this hospital into a state-of-the art medical facility.

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  • Dr.
    Jonathan Dyes

    Dr. Dyes was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and grew up in Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University and then transferred to Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Dyes has been a veterinarian since 1993. He has 2 sons and a parakeet named Schoene. Dr. Dyes is an avid fisherman. 

  • Dr. Tim Kretzschmar

    Dr. Tim is a 2012 graduate of Free University Berlin, Germany. Following vet school he took the opportunity to pursue a doctoral research degree at the Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine. It was in College Station where he met his wife Monica. In 2015 they moved to Denver, CO where Dr. Tim worked at a 24 hour small animal emergency practice. His professional interests encompass everything related to companion animal medicine in general and surgery in particular. As a fan of the outdoors, Dr. Tim is convinced that time off is best spent fishing, hunting, working on a car or riding motorcycles. He's also been known to enjoy a good wine or bourbon on occasion. Dr. Tim and his wife share their home with Kitkit the cat and Willie the dog, as well as two chickens named Jokel and Ono. 


  • "Dr. Vestal and Staff,
    Just a short note of big thanks for all you do. Not just for Rascal but for all our babies. The level of care given is always top notch. The compassion and caring is what makes your hospital special to me and my family. Thanks for always being there for us."
    The Fry Family - San Antonio, TX

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Dodd Animal Hospital


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm




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