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Welcome to Parkway Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Grand Prairie,TX
Call us at 972-263-7277

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 972-263-7277!

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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.

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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

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "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!"
    KATHY P. / GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
  • "I love love love Parkway! I would not take Buddy anywhere else. Dr Nelson spends a lot of time explaining everything in detail and is very thorough. I wouldn't put a price on my dogs care, but they aren't expensive at all."
    Dan Patton
  • "We had our Pepper boarded twice in the last couple of weeks, the staff is the very best and they truly love animals. The Drs are great also. Thank you, Jessica"
    Gloria Moss

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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