San Antonio Veterinarian

Compassion. Quality. Care.

Only the best for pets and their people.

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Our History

Acorn Hill Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital and has the distinction of serving pets and people in this exact location for over 40 years! For more on our clinic history….

Improving Pets’ Lives Through Compassionate Care and Service

We are still a “Mom and Pop” animal hospital. At Acorn Hill Animal Hospital our team, our clients, and our patients still matter. We don’t answer to corporate.

Rest assured that the team at Acorn Hill Animal Hospital promise to always provide the same care to your pets that we will to our own.

Our Core Values

Our team hires, trains, and makes decisions based on these values

●   We will delight in our clients

●   We are thoughtful, respectful, and positive

●   We maintain a healthy work/home life balance

●   We are accountable and find solutions

●   We will clearly communicate with our clients and team members

●   We are selfless in the commitment to our duties


An annual check-up with our veterinarians is much more than “just give ‘em shots, doc”. This comprehensive physical examination is incredibly valuable in early detection


We believe in the judicious use of vaccinations to help prevent contagious disease in our pet population. Ask about our $20 discount when vaccinations are

Laser Therapy

Drug-free pain management and improved healing! Laser Therapy has innumerous applications in human and veterinary medicine. Acute and chronic pain, arthritis, herniated disks, wound care,


We have a complete in-house laboratory suite and digital (CR) radiology to provide rapid answers for your pets with critical needs. Make an Appointment


Anesthesia is a stressful subject for many pet owners. We utilize multi-modal anesthesia and operate the most state-of-the-art equipment to help provide a safe and


From spays & neuters to orthopedics and emergency splenectomies, we can perform most surgical procedures in our full-service hospital. Make an Appointment

Our Hours

Monday  8:00am-5:30pm
Tuesday  8:00am-5:30pm
Wednesday  8:00am-5:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-1:00pm
Friday  8:00am-5:30pm
Saturday   Closed
Sunday   Closed

Our Team

Clint Powell, DVM

Clint Powell, DVM

DVM Veterinarian & Hospital Owner

Dr. Clint Powell graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. He graduated Magna Cum Laude as an undergraduate
Stephanie Horstmann, DVM

Stephanie Horstmann, DVM

DVM Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Stephanie Horstmann graduated Summa Cum Laude as an undergraduate from Texas A&M University with a degree in Biomedical Science in 2006 and graduated Cum Laude
Sugar, OCG

Sugar, OCG

Official Clinic Greeter

In her official capacity, Sugar serves as the Clinic Greeter. In doggie years, Sugar just celebrated her 77th birthday! She has chosen a slower pace these

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Whichever specific health issue your pet is currently facing, we’ll be more than happy to help you with an appointment.

Our Blogs

Obesity in Pets: San Antonio Pets & Vets

Recent studies indicate that approximately 50% off cats and dogs in the U.S. are overweight, and 35% are considered obese. We all love our pets but we need to be sure we are not showing our love by giving extra food, treats, and table scraps. These extra calories could actually shorten their

Deadly Bugs?: San Antonio Pets & Vets

Scorpions? Nah. The scorpions native to the San Antonio area don’t give veterinarians and their patients much grief. We can discuss those nasty boogers in another veterinary blog post. Kissing Bug? Yup. These bugs (scientific name Triatoma sp.) have an assortment of names. Per the Texas A&M University website, “chinche mala” is

Rattlesnakes and Dogs Don’t Mix: San Antonio Pets & Vets

Rattlesnake bites in Dogs. What is the main thing to know? Get to a veterinarian immediately! When I treated a former co-worker’s dogs for rattlesnake bites, she had not even seen the snake bite the dogs. She went into the backyard and noted one dog was painful and had swelling around the