Sunset Animal Hospital
Houston TX

2959 Southwest Freeway Service Rd.
Houston, TX 77098

AAHA Accredited
Hospital Mission Statement
  • It is our mission that with each and every contact with a client or potential client, we take the time to make them feel welcomed and valued.
  • It is our mission to advocate for our patients by offering the very best care available and further supporting that with thorough client education in order to optimize medical compliance for the pet.
  • It is our mission to maintain a positive, energized working environment for all members of our team.

Practice History & Profile

Practice History

Sunset Animal Hospital is a full service 24/7 veterinary hospital located in the Rice University/Medical Center area of Houston for over 40 years.

"Always Open"

Type of Practice: General/Emergency/Specialty

Number of employees: 83

Number of FTE doctors: 11

How long are appointment times?: 30 Minutes

How many doctors are on shift at one time?: 1-5

Nummber of support staff per Dr.: 5-6

In house hospitalization: yes

In house diagnostics:
Chemistry Analyzer: yes
Electrolytes: yes
Urine: yes
Snap Reader: yes
ECG: yes
Telemedicine (Cardiology): yes
Digital Radiography: yes
Telemedicine (Radiology Interpretation): yes
Ultrasound: yes

Day time emergencies: yes

After hour emergencies: yes

Frequency of staff interaction (staff training & meetings): Training - Daily, weekly, monthly and Staff Meetings - Monthly

Continuing Education philosophies: Hospital sponsored CE allowance for DVMs.

Client communication technologies (email, text, etc.):
automated third-party patient reminders
scheduling through website, text, phone, & email

Inside the Hospital

What sets you apart from your competition?

Sunset Animal Hospital is open 24/7 for emergency and routine care. This gives our hospital the unique ability to serve clients with all types of care, at any time of the day, resulting in extreme convenience. We operate with the highest quality of medicine, care, and technology, making our facility state-of-the-art. Sunset is also AAHA credited for our commitment to top-of-the-line veterinary care and expert service. For these reasons, our clients and their pets trust us beyond the average clinic.

Scope of Service

-Overall wellness, including: Medical services (internal medicine, diagnostic lab, ultrasound, acupuncture, therapeutic laser, digital radiology, dermatology, pain management, treatment choices and considerations), Emergency Care, Dental (cleaning and surgical), Veterinary surgery (spay/neuter, soft tissue repair, ocular procedures, stenotic nares, soft-palate resections, sebaceous adenoma removal), Vaccinations, Pet boarding, and Pet bathing

Specialty and/or Unique Services

  • 24-hour routine vet services
  • 24-hour emergency care
  • Luxury boarding suites with cameras
  • Loyalty Rewards Program

Community Service Initiatives

Sponsor of Mercy Cares – a Houston based fundraising and support group that meets the needs of local community shelter and rescue groups and provides veterinary care to low income families.

Facility Images


Shonda Wesson, DVM
Medical Director
Stephanie Eddy, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Melissa Riley, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Jared Sekar, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Taylor Pitts, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Enrique Lopez-Calleja, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Lobna Dagher, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Nahir Panelli, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Yunghwan Cho, DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Paul Young, DVM
Associate Veterinarian