2810 Justin Rd, Highland Village, TX 75077

(972) 317-7387

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Welcome to Animal Medical Center of Highland Village
Call us today at 972-317-7387!

We want to take this opportunity to welcome you to our clinic. Our purpose is to provide your pet with the most professional and highest quality medical and surgical care available, with individual attention to your pet's needs.

We are conveniently located to service your pet's needs near these communities: Lewisville, Highland Village, Flower Mound, Copper Canyon, Argyle, Lantana and Denton. Our location is easy to find. We are located at 2810 Justin Rd. The hospital provides services ranging from routine health check-ups and vaccinations to surgery, dentistry and boarding.

At Animal Medical Center of Highland Village, you will walk into a calm, welcoming, and friendly environment every visit, so that the experience is as comfortable as possible for you and your pet. Because we spend 365 days a year at the hospital caring for pets, we maintain an immaculate, state of the art facility. Our staff is compassionate about veterinary medicine and are extremely well trained. We strive to provide professional, affordable and advanced veterinary services. Because of this, Animal Medical Center of Highland Village is the clinic of choice for pet owners in and around the Highland Village community.

If you are new to our website, please feel free to browse around to learn about our facility and read interesting pet articles and watch groundbreaking pet videos. Click on the "email us" link below to ask us a question or to submit feedback. For directions to our office see our contact us page. To receive free monthly veterinary care articles, please subscribe to our newsletter.

Remember, at Animal Medical Center of Highland Village, your pets are our family!

Highland Village Veterinarian | Animal Medical Center of Highland Village

2810 Justin Road
Highland Village, TX 75077

For After Hours Emergencies Please Contact:

Flower Mound Emergency Pet Clinic

2311 Cross Timbers Rd #319, Flower Mound, TX 75028

(469) 464-2964

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • L. Austin Strauch, DVM

    Dr. Strauch graduated from Texas A & M University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1975.  After being an associate in a small animal practice in Dallas for nine years, he opened the first small animal veterinary practice in Highland Village in 1984.  In 2001, he and Paul McCullough, DVM, merged their solo practices to form Animal Medical Center of Highland Village.

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  • Paul J. McCullough, DVM

    Dr. McCullough graduated from Texas A & M University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. After graduation, he practiced in Plano for 5 years with a multi-clinic group practice.He left Plano in 1991 to open a practice in Highland Village and remained at that location until the opening of Animal Medical Center in June 2002. 

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  • Lorien Schoelkopf, DVM, MS

    Dr. Schoelkopf was raised in the DFW Metroplex. Following her graduation from the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson in 2002 with a BS in Biology, she attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University. She earned a Master of Science degree in Veterinary Parasitology in 2004, and published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in the field of tick-borne diseases.

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  • Lauren Carnes, DVM, MS

    Dr. Carnes grew up in Highland Village where, thanks to her dog, Sadie, she discovered her passion for veterinary medicine at a young age. During high school, she began her career at Animal Medical Center of Highland Village as a kennel technician. Dr. Carnes received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 2013.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-12:00 pm




Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Staff are courteous and so gentle with furry friends! Dr. Shoelkopf is the best!"
    Sheri B
  • "Have enjoyed fantastic service here for 23 years and numerous animals. Great people!"
    Stephen F
  • "The whole staff is awesome. Couldn't find any better place to take care of our pets."
    Cindi K
  • "Best place for pets."
    Paul H
  • "They are excellent for giving great care to your pets."
    Keith H
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