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If you live in Grand Prairie or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Joel Nelson is a licensed TX veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.
Parkway Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Joel Nelson has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Grand Prairie veterinarian.
We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 972-263-7277 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Grand Prairie veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Grand Prairie pet owners.
At Parkway Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Joel Nelson
Grand Prairie Veterinarian | Parkway Animal Hospital | 972-263-7277
629 North Carrier Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Thank you for the wonderful care you guys give to Sweetie during our trips- you are a source of peace of mind concerning her while we are away. I tried to express that earlier- thanks again!
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