Welcome to Lake Area Animal Clinic

Lake Area Animal Clinic continues to provide quality healthcare for pets across the Highland Lakes area. We are located in Buchanan Dam, Texas. Buchanan Dam, our town’s namesake, separates Lake Buchanan from Inks Lake, in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

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Your Buchanan Dam veterinarian

Welcome to the Lake Area Animal Clinic website. We have been helping pets stay healthy for over 40 years.


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Pet Wellness Exams

During your annual physical exam, your veterinarian fully examines your pet and discusses vaccinations and ongoing wellness.

Pet Dentistry

It’s important for dogs and cats to see a dentist regularly. Your pet’s oral health is directly connected to their overall health.

Pet Diagnostics

Diagnostics are an integral part of veterinary medicine and we place a strong emphasis on utilizing exceptional diagnostic tools.

Learn about our history

Lake Area Animal Clinic began in its current location back in 1972. Dr. Scott Pollard left his practice in Seguin, Texas, and joined the practice in the spring of 1996. In 2006, Dr. Mike Culpepper moved to Llano from Spring, Texas, and joined the practice. Dr. Polly Wilde joined our team in 2008 after spending 2 years in Marble Falls, Texas.

At present, Lake Area Animal Clinic and our veterinary team strive to provide the best healthcare we can for pets across the Highland Lakes Area.

We're thankful for your kind words

We know you have a lot of options when it comes to choosing your veterinarian, and we thank you for making us one of the highest-rated veterinary hospitals in Buchanan Dam and the surrounding area.

Lake Area Animal Clinic Staff

The whole team here is wonderful. Everyone who works there cares about not only your animal but you as well. They want your pet happy and healthy and go the extra mile every time. Truly so lucky to have them.

Amy J.

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We accept CareCredit

Whether it’s a routine checkup or emergency surgery, you shouldn’t have to worry about how to get the best medical care for your pet. That’s why we’re pleased to accept the CareCredit healthcare credit card, North America’s leading healthcare financing program. CareCredit lets you say “yes” to the best treatment for your pet immediately, and pay for it over time with monthly payments that fit easily into your budget.