About Us

Columbus Animal Clinic is a full service veterinary facility equipped for the comprehensive treatment of all pets and livestock species.

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Herd Health Expertise

Our team understands what it means to be in the business of livestock production. Let us help you become more profitable by improving the health of your herd.



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Wellness focus

Numerous diseases that adversely affect animals can easily be prevented through vaccination and routine diagnostic screening. We have the knowledge and capabilities to keep you animals healthy with routine wellness care.


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Full Lab & Surgery facilities

In-house laboratory allows us to get results quickly, when it matters.

Our surgical suite is complete with comprehensive anesthetic monitoring capabilities. Our team is able to provide the up-to-date anesthetic options available for all surgical situations.

Our Services

Complete medical services for the widest array of animals. Large and small animals.
The staff stays current of the latest veterinary advances. We pride ourselves in providing information and options that equip you to make the best decisions for your animals. Professional grooming now available.

Preventative Care
Small Animal Surgery
Large Animal Surgery
Diagnostic Imaging
Inhouse laboratory
Dentistry
Breeding Services
Sports Medicine
Digital X-ray
Digital Ultrasound
Professional Grooming
Regenerative Therapies

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Wellness

Surgery

Bones & Joints

Preventative Care

Tour the Clinic

Photos are better than thousands of words; so here is a virtual tour of the Veterinary Clinic
This is what you can expect when you visit Columbus Animal Clinic

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The Welcome Room

Have you met our friendly staff and browsed the selection of pet health and specialty items for your four-legged friend?

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Surgery room

The skilled veterinay team is able to perform an array of surgical procedures, both routine and specialized.

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Inhouse Lab & Imaging

Our modern in-house lab gets results quickly. We pride ourselves in our state of the art imaging systems & our expertise in using them to keep your animals healthy.

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Large animal

The veterinary clinic's large animal facilities are modern and ergonomically designed, for safe and effective cattle handling.

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Cattle Pen

Looking for the best bovine care in the area. Our team knows production medicine.


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Hydraulic Squeeze Chute

Texas style - bigger is better in being prepared to work with your bulls, heifers, cows and calves. Our chute rotates completely to allow examination and treatment of bovine lameness issues.

Our Team

Experienced, energetic professionals with a passion for animal health, thats what the team at Columbus Animal Clinic is made of.

Dr Hatfield

Dr Joseph Hatfield DVM

Dr. Hatfield was born and raised in La Grange Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2014. Veterinary Medicine runs deep in the Hatfield family; his wife, Rylee Hatfield is a graduate of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2013. The doctors moved to Wichita Falls area to practice.

Dr Hatfield practiced in Wichita Falls for over a year, the Hatfields then returned back home to raise their family. Currently they have 2 daughters, Parker and Quinn.

Dr. Joseph Hatfield is experienced in both small and large animal surgery and medicine.

He enjoys the daily activities associated with Columbus Animal Clinic and looks forward to serving the citizens of Columbus Texas and Colorado County.

Autum

Autum

Autum grew up in Columbus and is very involved in the community rescuing and helping animals. Animals are her passion. She loves spending time outdoors, dancing, singing and spending time with family and friends.
She has always had many different types of animals; from cats, dogs, turtles, hamsters and horses. She loves them all. Autum is a happy fur mom of 8 four legged babies. She loves being a part of the Columbus Animal Clinic team and is excited to see what the future of the clinic holds.

Alexandra

Alexandra Murphy was born and raised in former West Berlin, Germany. She fell in love with horses at an early age, and competed in dressage and stadium jumping. She has college degrees in botany and child development, and also completed a formal apprenticeship to become a licensed riding instructor in Germany. She came to the USA in 1993 to support her husband in his military career, raised their two daughters and taught riding lessons. In 2000 she became a certified instructor with the American Riding Instructor Association in Dressage and Stable Management. From 2001-2010 she managed the Ft. Hood Stables, a 108 horse facility for the members of the armed forces, and operated her own lesson & training program teaching dressage and working with mentally and physically challenged soldiers returning from war. She also obtained her Animal Control Officer License.

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Destiny

Destiny Schuette

Grew up in Frelsburg, a small town on the outskirts of Columbus. She loves spending time doing everything outdoors; hunting, fishing, horeseback riding and spending time with her family and friends. She has had a wide variety of animals growing up; the list includes cats, dogs, hamsters, birds, ferrets, horses and cows. She is currently the fur mom of Browning, a chocolate lab.

Morgan

Morgan Hood always has had a love for animals. Active in 4H and FFA, showing and raising rabbits as a main focus; but also goats, cows and horses. After college, Morgan started her grooming career at Texas Academy of Animal Control Officers and became an ACO in San Antonio for 2 years. Her passion was making the pets that came into the shelter feel and look better so they could be adopted. Once she discovered that knack for grooming, she continued through multiple training programs and has become a professional groomer.
Morgan pledges to love your pet, care for your pet, be patient and kind and do what is best for your pet no matter what, standing by the fact that comfort must come before vanity.

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Contact Us

contact information

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Address: 923 Walnut Street   Columbus TX 78934
  • Phone: (979) 732-5758
  • After Hours Emergency Service: (979) 732-5758
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