About Us

GILMER ANIMAL CLINIC is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in GILMER, TX . The professional and courteous staff at GILMER ANIMAL CLINIC seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. GILMER ANIMAL CLINIC strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to GILMER, TX and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how GILMER ANIMAL CLINIC can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • Astro, Bay, and Marilyn


    Whatcha Doing?

    Astro, Bay, and Marilyn
  • Astro


    Found It! Now let's play!!!

  • Gidget


    Cuddle Time

  • HoneyBelle


    Merry Christmas

  • BuckShot


    What are you waiting for? It's time to play!

  • Chip


    I love my Mommy!

  • Junior


    My Best Friend

  • Tank


    I just wanna play!!

  • Frito


    Frito is ready for our new cookbook to be published!

  • Kayla Marie


    Kayla Marie
  • Welcome to our clinic!


    We have two Doctors to serve you. Dr. Craig Ball and Dr. Christina Hurt.

    Welcome to our clinic!
  • Gilmer Animal Clinic


    Gilmer Animal Clinic
  • Reception Area


    Reception Area
  • Large Animal Entry


    Large Animal Entry
  • Large Animal Reception Area


    Large Animal Reception Area
  • Exam Room 1


    Exam Room 1
  • Exam Room 2


    Exam Room 2
  • Exam Room 3/Dental Room


    Exam Room 3/Dental Room
  • Lab/Pharmacy


  • Surgery Room


    Surgery Room
  • Ashley Ball


    Ashley grew up in Keller, TX. where she graduated from Keller High School. She earned an Associates Degree in Accounting from Tarrant County College and she also attended Texas AM University. She has worked in Mortgage/Banking for thirteen years and has been a licensed loan officer. She is the Offic...

    Ashley                Ball
  • Rhonda Law


    Mrs. Law began her adventure at GAC in August of 2012. She enjoys attending the front desk and meeting new people and giving treats to all the pets. Rhonda comes to GAC with years of experience working in a vet clinic and as a groomer. She is a former resident of Dallas, TX where she ...

    Rhonda  Law
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    The Staff at Gilmer Animal Clinic encourages young people to volunteer in the community and develop their bond with animals. If anyone is interested in spending a day or a few hours with us, just give us a call! View

  • Brandi Upchurch


    Brandi Upchurch is a 2009 graduate of Gilmer High School. She is the daughter of Billy and Brenda Upchurch, and sister to B.J. and his wife Britanney, all whom live in Gilmer. Brandi is the very proud Mother of Braylunn and Brooklunn. Ms. Upchurch was employed at GAC during high school where s...

    Brandi  Upchurch
  • Craig A Ball


    Dr. Ball graduated in 1997 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas AM University, College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1990 he graduated from Plano East Senior High. Dr. Ball has worked in the veterinary field ever since he was 15 years old. "I have a true love for all aspects of both l...

    Craig                A Ball
  • Amy Tefteller


    Amy loves being a Vet Tech at GAC. She previously worked at GAC as the receptionist from 2009 to 2011, after a short stay in Wyoming, her family moved back to Gilmer in May of 2013 and we were lucky enough to have her return to GAC. She is married to her high school sweetheart, James, and they have...

    Amy  Tefteller
  • Mary Jenkins


    Mary has been with the clinic since December of 2004. She has worked as our receptionist and currently as our office manager. She graduated high school here in Gilmer, and then received an Associates Degree from North East Texas Community College and a Bachelors of Science in Agronomy from Texas AM...

    Mary  Jenkins
  • Annette Bohnert


    Annette is the kennel manager for Gilmer Animal Clinic. She is responsible for making sure that our boarding facilities are as compfortable and clean as possible for all your pets. Annette and her fiancee Cam recently moved to Gilmer from Tracy, California. Their son Derrick also made the trip ...

    Annette  Bohnert
  • Joyce Ballew


    Joyce is bright and ready every weekend to make sure all of our boarding clients are well taken care of. Joyce is married to her husband, Curtis, and they have two children Calvin and Connor. The Ballew family shares their home with their pets, Sasha, Callie, Spunky, Maddie, Shawna, Sophie, and Sw...

    Joyce  Ballew

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
1st and 3rd Saturdays Only 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For after hours emergency care (903) 797-2744 Your call is answered 24 hours a day!


Up-Coming Events:
April 10 - Ore City FFA Vaccination Clinic
Ore City High School
April 22 - White Oak FFA Vaccination Clinic
White Oak High School

News and Announcements:

We now carry NexGard!  NexGard is a monthly, chewable-treat like flea and tick product. 

Has your Canine had his Flu Shot?
Gilmer Animal Clinic is now vaccinating against the serious Canine Influenza. Please call us for more information on this disease and how you can protect your pet.  

Be sure to ask us about our  therapy and surgical lasers

Please e-mail  your appointment 
& medication refill request to


Featured Article

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE YOU BOARD YOUR DOG! Dr. Debra Primovic CHECK LIST Here is a checklist of 10 important steps to consider before boarding your dog. Consideration of each of these items will help you and your dog to have a good boarding experience. 1. Interview - Interview the kennel on the phone. Find out how long they have been in business and ask for references. Use those references.

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