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We strive to be Pearland’s Premier Animal Hospital. Our mission here is to provide your pet with the best possible care. From vaccines to surgery to senior wellness, we want to help ensure that your furry friend is as happy and healthy as can be. We want you to think of Claws & Paws as your pet’s home away from home.

The Veterinarians here at Claws & Paws Veterinary Hospital®, working under Dr. Julie Wickel, are highly skilled in diagnosis and are knowledgeable about the most advanced and best treatment options available for your pet.

Call us today at (281) 997-1426 to schedule an appointment.

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Featured Healthcare Team Member

Kristen Hicks


KristenKristen was born and raised in Pearland and is a graduate of Pearland High School. After graduation she attended the Veterinary Technician Institute where she graduated in 2012.

Kristen has one son, Julian who was born in 2007 and also has one Bichon Frise, “Francois”.

In her spare time, Kristen enjoys spending time with her son (naturally), drawing, surfing, fishing and working with animals in any way she can.

We are all very excited to have Kristen here at Claws & Paws Veterinary Hospital®. She has been with us since October 2012.

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