Southeast Texas Equine & Veterinary Hospital

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Equine and Bovine Specialty Services

Dr. Metteauer’s practice has always had a particular interest in caring for equine and bovine species.

In his more than 5 years of experience as a veterinarian, he has proven his dedication to providing the highest level of care for his patients.

Large animal species require a veterinarian whom possesses a deeper understanding of internal medicine , as well as a greater knowledge of the unusual, uncommon or rare conditions unique to equine and bovine animal species. Over the years Dr. Metteauer has proven to master these skills, and through hard work, he has ensured his hospital is equipped with all the necessary tools to diagnose, treat and manage these medical conditions.

These are some of the specialty services provided by SETX Equine and Veterinary Hospital for large animal Species:


  • Wellness and Sick Patient Exams
  • Lameness, Pre-purchase and Insurance Examinations
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Ultrasound: Diagnostic and Reproductive
  • Podiatry and Specialized Hoof Care and Laminitis Management
  • Routine Dentistry and Advanced Procedures
  • Reproduction:  Stallion Management, Collection and Processing, Brood Mare Management, Artificial Insemination, Embryo Transfer and Vitrification
  • Emergency: Medical Colic Management, Laceration Repair, Wound Management, Soft Tissue Surgeries
  • Ophthalmology
  • Hospitalization
  • Regenerative Therapies:  Pro-Stride – Autologous Protein Solution, Stem Cell Therapy, Cold Laser Therapy
  • Equi-Resp (Equine nebulizer ideal for horses with serious issues such as bleeders, COPD/HEAVES, Allergies, Asthma, and other respiratory problems)
  • Electrochemotherapy – Equine Sarcoid Treatment, other skin cancer treatments


  • Wellness and Sick Patient Exams
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Ultrasound:  Diagnostic and Reproductive
  • Herd Health Management with Vaccination Programs
  • Fertility Assessment and Trich Testing
  • Reproduction – Artificial Insemination with Estrous Synchronization, Reproductive Disease Control, and Management
  • Podiatry – Routine Foot Care and Advanced Bovine Podiatry Procedures
  • Surgery – Abdominal Hernia Repairs, Reproductive Injury Corrections, C-Sections, Cosmetic Dehorning
  • Nutritional Management of Commercial Operations, Stocker and Show Animals
  • Complete Pharmacy for all Supplies, Vaccinations and Parasite Control
  • Complete Haul-In facility with a hydraulic tilt chute and safe handling pens

Four Reasons to Choose Us:

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