Welcome to Creek Crossing Animal Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Mesquite,TX
Call us at (972) 222-5557

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (972) 222-5557!

If you live in Mesquite or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Diane LaRue, Dr. Joseph & Michelle Quinn, and Dr. Stephanie Williams are licensed TX veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Creek Crossing 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. Our veterinarians have 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 Mesquite 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 (972) 222-5557 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Mesquite veterinarian 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 Mesquite pet owners.

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

Mesquite Veterinarian | Creek Crossing Animal Clinic | (972) 222-5557

1935 Faithon P. Lucas Sr. Blvd
Mesquite, TX 78181

Special Offer!

New Clients Receive $25 Off First Visit

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Diane LaRue

    Dr. Diane LaRue a 1982 graduate of Colorado State University Veterinary School, helped the Quinns establish Creek Crossing Animal (CCAC) back in April 2001. When you entrust her with the care of your family pet, she will go beyond the call in providing the utmost in personalized and compassionate service.

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  • Drs. Joseph & Michelle Quinn

    Drs. Joe and Chelly Quinn graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1986. Town East Galloway Animal Clinic was opened in March 1991. The goal has always been to operate an animal clinic that permeates with a family atmosphere and employs outstanding, friendly staff. We believe in treating our clients the same way we would want to be treated.

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  • Dr.
    Stephanie Smothers

    Dr. Stephanie Williams grew up in Grapevine, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2012 with a double-major in Entomology and Biomedical Sciences. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She shares her home with a yorkiepoo named Daisy, a tortoiseshell named Marble, a three-legged tabby named Oliver, and a Russian tortoise named Tortellini.

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  • Lauren Merrell
    Practice Manager

    Lauren Merrell serves as the practice manager for Town East Galloway Animal Clinic. She has a doberman, Cody, and a dachshund, Ethyl, that join her at work most days. Lauren has always been passionate about veterinary medicine and customer service which makes this her dream job! If you ever have any concerns, please reach out to Lauren.

  • Mindy Tyler

    Mindy has been with us since 2009 after she graduated from John Horn High School. She is the clinic's head technician and one of the best. She is very caring and understanding making your loved one's feel safe. Mindy got married in 2014 to her husband Nick and have a little rescue chihuahua named Chloe.

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  • Jonni Whitley
    Technician, Boarding, and Bather

    Jonni has been a valued member of CCAC since August 2011.  She started out as a bather, worked as a technician, and now provides excellent customer service as a receptionist.  She is able to jump in wherever she is needed to make sure that everyone's experience at CCAC is special.   

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Excellent Vet Clinic. They will tell you up front what the fees are, just ask. Our two dogs get all work done here, vaccinations, check ups, etc. They also have grooming and nail clipping. Very friendly reception staff, techs and veterinarians."
    J Chaney
  • "Very nice people. We took our puppy there which ended up needing surgery. They were very caring and took great care of her. Our puppy is doing great now."
    Craig B.
  • "I had a wonderful experience here, Dr. LaRue and staff are compassionate, caring, and helpful."
    Traci D.

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