Welcome to Arlington North Animal Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Arlington TX
Call us at (817) 274-1811

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If you live in Arlington or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. James Hester is a licensed TX veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Arlington North Animal Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. James Hester has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Arlington veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (817) 274-1811 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Arlington veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Arlington pet owners.

At Arlington North Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. James Hester
Arlington Veterinarian | Arlington North Animal Clinic | (817) 274-1811

1408 N Cooper St
Arlington, TX 76011

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.

    Dr. Hester is a life long resident of Fort Worth, Texas.  He received his degree in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M University in 1986.  While working at his first post graduate position, he met his wife Audrey, and they married in 1990 . Dr. Hester first joined our staff as a relief veterinarian in 1996, and then returned in 1998.  He officially became our clinic’s full time veterinarian in 1999.

  • Denise

    Denise has been with Arlington North Animal Clinic since 1992. Originally from Arlington Virginia, and the youngest of 11 children, she received a Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech in 1982. While working in Hawaii for a firm based in Tampa, Florida, she met her husband Don, a resident of Arlington, Texas, and they married in Richmond Virginia in 1990.

  • Paula

    Paula has been an integral member of our clinic staff since 2006. Originally from upstate New York, Paula moved to the Arlington, Texas area in 1979. Paula’s friendliness and easy going  manner are well known to our clientele. She has a knack for making each pet she cares for feel ‘extra’ special,  as evidenced by how often we hear their owners say “As soon as we pull into the parking lot he/she can’t wait to get in here!”

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Arlington Office


8:00 am-6:00 pm

Closed 12 pm - 2 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm

Closed 12 pm - 2 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm

Closed 12 pm - 2 pm




8:00 am-6:00 pm

Closed 12 pm - 2 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm




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