1060 W. Frankford Rd., Suite 120     Carrollton, TX  75007  Alternative Pet Care Serving Dallas and Surrounding Counties Telephone 972-492-0563 Home Services Meet Dr. Ballard Resources Pet Gallery
Alternative Veterinary Hospital is a medical and surgical veterinary hospital caring for dogs, cats, ferrets, and rats.  We provide general medicine, surgery, prescription diets, and offer wellness as our focus for companion animals.  Dr. Trish Ballard prefers to treat her patients with a marriage of nutritional therapies and pharmaceuticals and place a great deal of emphasis on nutritional counseling.  We offer progressive veterinary medicine in a modern facility with state-of-the-art medical equipment and treatment options. We stress preventative medicine to protect your pet from potential health problems. We also provide pain management options to ensure that your pet will enjoy the best possible quality of life. Alternative Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to helping your four-legged friends maintain a long, healthy and happy life!  
TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE FOR PETS Dr. Ballard has had extensive education and experience in the use of Chinese herbs and prefers to begin helping patients with chronic issues by conducting a Traditional Chinese Medicine Consult.  This consult is a 45 to 60 minute appointment and is necessary for a complete understanding of the constitution of and Issues experienced by the patient. New clients with TCM appointments must complete the TCM form and bring it with them to their appointment.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD NEW PATIENT FORM
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE FOR YOUR PETS Our focus is on wellness for companion animals.  We offer examinations, vaccinations, in-house diagnostic laboratory testing, behavioral counseling, nutritional therapies (including vitamins, minerals, herbs, Chinese herbs, prescription diets, radiology, and surgery. We also offer titer tests in lieu of vaccinations for dogs for distemper and parvo for clients that request them. This practice is not a specialty practice, but we are happy to refer clients to board certified veterinarians in respective specialty fields when the need arises.  We provide orthopedic surgery on a limited basis by Bruce Turner, DVM.
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Your Other Family Doctor Combining Traditional and Alternative Veterinary Care For Your Pet Complimentary Medicine and Herbal Remedies for Animals
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North Texas Emergency Pet Clinic 1712 W. Frankford Rd., Suite 108     Carrollton, Texas Telephone: (972) 323-1310  or (800) 362-8600
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Closed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 7:30 am - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 2:00 am Closed
In order to provide excellent service in the most expedient manner, we have adopted some policies at Alternative Veterinary Hospital that may seem inconvenient to some, but ultimately provide a peaceful, more informative and productive experience for our patrons and our patients.   CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR RULES
VETERINARY CHIROPRACTIC FOR DOGS AND CATS Now available is a non-surgical approach to pain management similar to chiropractic called V.O.M. - Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation. The cost for V.O.M. is $25.00 per treatment. It only takes a few moments to perform. The treatment cannot hurt your pet in any way and is performed in a matter of minutes. Giving an adjustment means correcting a spine that is misaligned. Many large dogs are weak in the rear end because the neck is actually out of alignment (Wobbler's syndrome).  Patients actually enjoy getting an adjustment and many feel better immediately.
KEEPING YOUR PET FIT Just like their human counterparts, pets need a fitness regimen to keep them on the path to good health. The first key in any pet fitness regimen is you! The key is to build your exercise routine with your pet into each week. Most experts feel that a thirty-minute routine, four times a week is sufficient for a dog of normal health. Though daily is even better if you have that much time to give. For a cat, fifteen minutes, once a day is sufficient for a cat of normal health. Though again, two fifteen minute sessions a day is optimal for an indoor cat. If you suspect that your pet has any physical limitations, you should consult Dr. Ballard before beginning any exercise routine.
WE KEEP ALL YOUR PETS FIT AND HEALTHY! Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Rats, Mice, and other pocket pets are becoming increasingly popular as pets. We treat pocket pets for upper respiratory infections, over grown teeth, remove tumors and spay and neuter them. Please bring your pet's food with their cage when visiting us. Common diseases of small mamals that we routinely treat are upper respiratory infections, tumors (benign and malignant), food allergies, skin disease, ear infections and over grown teeth.  We routinely perform surgery on rats, including spaying and neutering, tumor removal and abscess lancing.  Many pocket pets do not require annual vaccinations. Please bring the normal diet or food with your pet, together with it's cage and water bottle, to your appointment.

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Alternative Veterinary Hospital is a medical and surgical veterinary hospital caring for dogs, cats, ferrets, and rats.  We provide general medicine, surgery, prescription diets, and offer wellness as our focus for companion animals.  Dr. Trish Ballard prefers to treat her patients with a marriage of nutritional therapies and pharmaceuticals and place a great deal of emphasis on nutritional counseling.  We offer progressive veterinary medicine in a modern facility with state-of-the-art medical equipment and treatment options. We stress preventative medicine to protect your pet from potential health problems. We also provide pain management options to ensure that your pet will enjoy the best possible quality of life. Alternative Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to helping your four- legged friends maintain a long, healthy and happy life!  
TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE FOR PETS Dr. Ballard has had extensive education and experience in the use of Chinese herbs and prefers to begin helping patients with chronic issues by conducting a Traditional Chinese Medicine Consult.  This consult is a 45 to 60 minute appointment and is necessary for a complete understanding of the constitution of and Issues experienced by the patient. New clients with TCM appointments must complete the TCM form and bring it with them to their appointment.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD NEW PATIENT FORM
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE FOR YOUR PETS Our focus is on wellness for companion animals.  We offer examinations, vaccinations, in-house diagnostic laboratory testing, behavioral counseling, nutritional therapies (including vitamins, minerals, herbs, Chinese herbs, prescription diets, radiology, and surgery. We also offer titer tests in lieu of vaccinations for dogs for distemper and parvo for clients that request them. This practice is not a specialty practice, but we are happy to refer clients to board certified veterinarians in respective specialty fields when the need arises.  We provide orthopedic surgery on a limited basis by Bruce Turner, DVM.
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Alternative Veterinary Hospital of Carrollton Texas Serving Dallas and Surrounding Counties   Chinese Medicine For Pets   Chiropractic and Acupuncture for Animals
VETERINARY CHIROPRACTIC FOR DOGS AND CATS Now available is a non-surgical approach to pain management similar to chiropractic called V.O.M. - Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation. The cost for V.O.M. is $25.00 per treatment. It only takes a few moments to perform. The treatment cannot hurt your pet in any way and is performed in a matter of minutes. Giving an adjustment means correcting a spine that is misaligned. Many large dogs are weak in the rear end because the neck is actually out of alignment (Wobbler's syndrome).  Patients actually enjoy getting an adjustment and many feel better immediately.
KEEPING YOUR PET FIT Just like their human counterparts, pets need a fitness regimen to keep them on the path to good health. The first key in any pet fitness regimen is you! The key is to build your exercise routine with your pet into each week. Most experts feel that a thirty-minute routine, four times a week is sufficient for a dog of normal health. Though daily is even better if you have that much time to give. For a cat, fifteen minutes, once a day is sufficient for a cat of normal health. Though again, two fifteen minute sessions a day is optimal for an indoor cat. If you suspect that your pet has any physical limitations, you should consult Dr. Ballard before beginning any exercise routine.
WE KEEP ALL YOUR PETS FIT AND HEALTHY! Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Rats, Mice, and other pocket pets are becoming increasingly popular as pets. We treat pocket pets for upper respiratory infections, over grown teeth, remove tumors and spay and neuter them. Please bring your pet's food with their cage when visiting us. Common diseases of small mamals that we routinely treat are upper respiratory infections, tumors (benign and malignant), food allergies, skin disease, ear infections and over grown teeth.  We routinely perform surgery on rats, including spaying and neutering, tumor removal and abscess lancing.  Many pocket pets do not require annual vaccinations. Please bring the normal diet or food with your pet, together with it's cage and water bottle, to your appointment.
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In order to provide excellent service in the most expedient manner, we have adopted some policies at Alternative Veterinary Hospital that may seem inconvenient to some, but ultimately provide a peaceful, more informative and productive experience for our patrons and our patients.   CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR RULES
North Texas Emergency Pet Clinic 1712 W. Frankford Rd., Suite 108     Carrollton, Texas Telephone: (972) 323-1310  or (800) 362-8600
OFFICE HOURS  Closed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 7:30 am - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 2:00 am Closed Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1060 W Frankford Rd., Suite 120 Carrollton, TX 75007 Alternative Pet Care Serving Dallas and Surrounding Counties Telephone 972-492-0563
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