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El Dorado Animal Hospital

El Dorado Animal Hospital

13039 Nacogdoches Road | San Antonio, TX 78217

Call 210-651-2913
Monday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Thursday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Docking
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

Welcome to El Dorado Animal Hospital. Our staff has been here to serve you and your pets for over 37 years.

El Dorado Animal Hospital is designed to provide complete medical care for your pet. Our patients are given the benefit of the latest knowledge in veterinary medicine and to this end we will always strive. It will always be our philosophy to treat our patients with the best possible care.

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Dennis McIntosh, DVM
Dennis McIntosh, DVM


Dennis McIntosh DVM
13039 Nacogdoches Road
San Antonio, Texas 78217


1968 Texas A & M University - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1967 Texas A & M University - B. S. in Veterinary Science
1963 Texas A & M University - B. S. in Animal Science


1970 - present- Owner Practitioner - EI Dorado Animal Hospital, San Antonio
1984 through 1995 - Teaching Staff - San Antonio College Veterinary Assistant Program
1978 through 1981 - President, Mgr. - Bexar Country Emergency Animal Clinic, Inc.
1968 through 1970 - Captain - U.S.A.F. Veterinary Corps.
1963 through 1965 - Assistant County Agricultural Agent, Cleburne, Texas

Professional Activities

Co-Chair, Animal Health Technology Advisory Committee for Palo Alto Community College 1994-present

Appointed member Management Council - USDA Grant for distance learning cooperative program between Texas A&M University and Palo Alto College, 1998.

Texas A & M University College of Veterinary Medicine Development Council - Member

Texas Board of Health - Member 1984 to 1989. Appointed by Governor.
Chairman - Disease Control Committee
Chairman - Personnel Committee
Member - Environmental Health Committee
Member - Hospitals Committee

Texas Veterinary Medical Association - President (1982), held all other offices, numerous committee chairmanships.

Founding member and president two years San Antonio Chapter Delta Society (1989 through 91.) Instrumental in beginning Pet Visitation Program (26 pets visit 46 hospital and other patient facilities) and Pet Loss Support Group.

Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice - Charter Member and President 1976 - numerous committee chairmanships (1970 to present.) 50 hours per year continuing education required for membership.

Teacher- First Year Veterinary Ethics Classes- Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medical Association of Bexar County - Member since 1968, Chairman - Numerous committees

American Veterinary Medical Association - Member

Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians - Member

American Veterinary Hospital Managers Association - Member and Newsletter Contributor

Texas Association of Animal Technicians, Registered - Previously Professional Advisor and Member

Advisory Committee, Texas State Technical Institute Animal Technology Program - Past Chairman and Member

Advisory Committee, Sul Ross State University Animal Health Technology Program - Past Member

Speaker for Veterinary Meetings on Practice Management, Client Relations and Marketing for 20 years

For three years, gave weekly program on channel 5 TV "Ask the Vet" about pets and people

Served as backup Veterinarian for Dr. Tom Vice's program on W.O.A.I. for 10 years. Alternated programs tri-weekly on K.T.K.R. during 1995

Friends of the Medical Sciences Library, Texas A&M - Member 1994-present


Contributing Author, Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Boards, Mosby Yearbook, 1998.

Contributing Author, Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul, New York Times, '98.

1993 through 1995 Contributing Author - DVM Management Consultants' Reports

1984 through 1993 - Advisory Committee, Contributing Author Veterinary Forum Magazine

1982 through 1984 - Advisory Committee, Contributing Author Veterinary Economics Magazine

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Educational Booklet (Starting Your Own Veterinary Practice) published by Veterinary Medicine Publishing Company, 1987.

Community Activities

Employer - High School Health Occupations Program - McArthur and Churchill High Schools

Employer - Agricultural Cooperative Program - Seguin High School

Chairman - Bexar County High School Health Occupations Advisory Committee (numerous years)

Fina Oil Co. Academic All-State Football Program - Screening Committee Member 1984 through 1991

Advisory Board Member - Guide Dog Foundation of the Southwest 1989 through 1993

4-H Club Leader

Lions Club 1970-75

Guadalupe Co. Youth Fair Board 1978-80

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce (two life memberships for member sales)

Seguin-Guadalupe County Chamber of Commerce Past Member

Past Sponsor - YMCA Youth Soccer Team, City Softball Teams

Past San Antonio YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow Advisory Committee Member


First place 41-64 age group Guadalupe County Fair Fiddle Contest, October 1998.

MacArthur High School- First Recipient Friend of Vocational Education Award 1991.

San Antonio Chapter - Delta Society Lynn Anderson Outstanding Service Award 1990.

Who's Who in South and Southwest, Who's Who in Veterinary Medicine, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World

Outstanding Service Award 1986-87, San Antonio College.

Appreciation Award - Texas Association of Animal Technicians, Registered 1977-81

4-H Alumnus Award, Guadalupe Co., 1979

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