Southeast Texas Equine & Veterinary Hospital

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Trust Your Family, With Our Family.

At Southeast Texas Equine and Veterinary Hospital, we care about all of God’s creatures, great and small!


Dr. Metteauer is a mixed animal practitioner with over 5 years of veterinarian experience in Southeast Texas.

  • Eric grew up in a small town near Nacogdoches, TX, surrounded by animals all of his life. He has always been an avid water fowl and deer hunter. Growing up, he and his dad enjoyed breeding, raising and training labrador retrievers. Eric also spent many hours raising and showing steers in his county show and major shows.
  • During his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M, Eric was a member of the national champion Sheep and Wool Judging Team, Meat Judging Team, national champion Livestock Judging Team, & national champion Meat Animal Evaluation team. While working on his Master’s degree at Texas A&M, Eric coached the Meat Science Team to become national champions that year.
  • A 2005 graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Animal Science,
  • 2008 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Master’s Degree in Animal Science,
  • 2013 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduate of Ross University.
  • Spent his fourth clinical year of veterinarian school at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Metteauer is married to wife, Kori, and they have four children, Blaine, Cameron, Hank, and Hallie. Furry friends of the Metteauer household include three dogs: Jack, Max, and Kitt; one cat: Suzy; and two horses: JB and Blaze.



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Top Quality Technologies & Procedures

Imaging technologies such as digital X-ray, ultrasound, diagnostic, and reproductive. regenerative therapies such as Pro-Stride an autologous protein solution, stem cell therapy, and cold laser therapy. Equi-Resp, nebulizing systems and
electrochemotherapy such as equine sarcoid treatment, and other skin cancer treatments.

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We offer routine spays and neuters as well as surgeries such as mass removals, c-sections, abdominal exploratories, abdominal hernia repairs, reproductive injury corrections, select orthopedic surgeries’, and cosmetic dehorning.

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Complete Medical Care

We perform wellness and sick patient exams for dogs, cats, equine, and bovine. We provide low-cost vaccinations, ophthalmology, and podiatry among other high quality, affordable services. In addition, we offer general medical management for our geriatric and pediatric patients.

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House Calls and Hospitalization

Dr. Metteauer travels on farm calls to service your large animal needs if you are unable to haul them or the animal is down. We also offer after hour large animal emergency services. It’s our pleasure to go the extra mile to take care of our patients. Our facility provides a safe haven for both large and small animal hospitalization. We take every measure to provide your beloved animal with the utmost love and medical care.

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Pharmacy & Nutritional Management

We offer a complete pharmacy for all supplies, vaccinations and parasite control as well as
nutritional management of commercial operations, stocker and show animals.

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Find top quality equine podiatry and specialized hoof care and laminitis management as well as the best routine foot care and advanced bovine podiatry procedures.

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We are here to help during an emergency. Medical colic management, laceration repair, wound management, soft tissue surgeries among others.

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Fertility Assessment & Reproductive Management

Equine reproduction care including stallion management, collection, and processing, broodmare management, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, and vitrification. We offer bovine fertility assessment and trich testing reproduction, artificial insemination with estrous synchronization; as well as reproductive disease control and management.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission at SETX Equine and Veterinary Hospital (EVH) is to provide the highest quality of medical and surgical care to each animal we are entrusted with. We strive to provide clients with assistance and education in all aspects of animal care and ownership, including public health awareness and disease prevention.

Why Choose SETX Equine & Veterinary Hospital?

We offer animal healthcare with a heart.

No one understands or appreciates our beautiful Sour Lake and surrounding towns better than us. At Southeast Texas Equine & Veterinary Hospital, we take pride in the quality of care that we deliver to keep your animals well. Thank you for entrusting us with the honor to care for them!

You'll feel like family.

We deliver a caring, experienced, personalized approach in everything that we do to get your pet, horse or farm animal well again. At SETX Equine Veterinary Hospital, we're on a first name basis with our customers. To us, they have become more than customers, or friends, they are family. We believe in warmth and commitment that is so hard to come by these days.

Convenient Location

We're located at 1160 TX-326, Sour Lake, Texas and happy to cater to ensure the wellness of all animals in our area.

Qualified & Caring Veterinary Experts

Dr. Metteauer is a mixed animal practitioner with over 5 years of veterinarian experience in Southeast Texas. We care for each of our patients with urgency, compassion, and expertise with a caring followup to ensure that they are progressing well.

  • icon-location1160 TX-326, Sour Lake, TX 77659, USA
  • icon-phone(409) 287-2288 | (409) 287-4411