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Welcome to Central Texas Cat Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Round Rock,TX
Call us at (512) 388-1299

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (512) 388-1299!

If you live in Round Rock or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further.  Drs. Roy Brenton Smith, Denise Murdock, and Todd Murphy are licensed TX veterinarians, treating your cats with over 100 years of combined experience. Your cats’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we make every possible measure to give your cat the care they deserve.

Central Texas Cat Hospital 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. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable and calm, cat-friendly so you and your cat can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Round Rock 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 your cat is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your cat’s health. If you have any questions, call (512) 388-1299 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Round Rock 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 Round Rock pet owners.

cat friendly practice

At Central Texas Cat Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Drs. Roy Brenton Smith, Denise Murdock, and Todd Murphy
Round Rock Veterinarian | Central Texas Cat Hospital | (512) 388-1299

2111 Sam Bass Rd. Ste. A-700
Round Rock, TX 78681


We are certified by the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Roy Brenton Smith
    Veterinarian

    School: Oklahoma State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1962.
    Special Interests: Feline medicine
    Pets: In-home colony of very special felines.

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  • Dr.
    Todd Murphy
    Veterinarian

    I remember my 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Clayton,
    asking me what I wanted to be when I grew up? 


    That was the easiest question of the day!  

    A Veterinarian.  

    I couldn’t spell the word yet, but I knew being a vet was what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I not only wanted to play with puppies and kitties all day, but more importantly, I wanted to help keep them happy and healthy.

    I have the most amazing job in the world! 

     Again, I get to go to work everyday and not only play with puppies and kitties but we get to do this while perform cutting edge medicine, surgery, regenerative, and rehabilitation and conditioning therapies available.  Everything you can image your MD doing, we can do that same procedure plus a little more, as we are not limited to one species, while having a lot more fun.

    Veterinary medicine is both an art and a science.  Knowing what to do to help our friends when they cannot tell us what is wrong is the biggest challenge yet it is also the most rewarding part of the job. 

    Going to work each day is not just a ‘job’, going to work each day is a passion each and everyone of us at CTCH has the privilege to do.

    Dr. Murphy is a 1995 graduate of Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, completed an internship in medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, then pursued and completed a small animal surgical residency at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia, and completed his Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. 

    Dr. Murphy has spent his professional career focusing on returning your pet to proper form and function through both traditional and non-traditional means. While advanced, specialty, surgical practice was the root of Dr. Murphy’s postgraduate training, early on Dr. Murphy learned the significance of physical medicine or rehabilitation and condition (analagous to physical therapy in people) at assisting his patients to quicker and more complete recoveries.

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The staff at CTCH are second to none. They are very thorough, kind and caring. The fact that we travel from Cedar Creek to Round Rock for our cats veterinary care should tell you all that you need to know."
    Wesley Brown
  • "Twice in one week, we've been here for a whirlwind of craziness and both times they catered to crazy cat mom's (my) babies! They kind of saved my week! And it's the little things they did that made it all worthwhile!!!"
    Dawnee Vela
  • "The staff here is absolutely amazing! They are such hard workers and do a wonderful job. They are some of the nicest and most caring people I have met. I would recommend the Central Texas Cat Hospital to anyone I know. I also just love their house cats, especially Lydia. Thank you all for the amazing experience!"
    Alaina Shea Herald

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  • Recognizing Illnesses

    Only a healthy pet is a happy companion. Assuring your pet's daily well-being requires regular care and close attention to any hint of ill health. The American Veterinary Medical Association therefore suggests that you consult your veterinarian if your pet shows any of the following signs: * Abnormal ...

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    Puppies Feed a high quality diet designed for puppies. A wide variety of diets and formulations are available and your veterinarian should be your primary source of information as to the best choice for your puppy. The amount fed will vary with the type of food and the individual dog, but in general, ...

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  • Pet Shop

    A pet shop is a place where dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, reptiles, rodents, fish, and other animals not born and raised on those premises are kept for the purpose of sale to the public. While many people are very satisfied with the pets they acquire from pet stores, critics of pet stores argue that there ...

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  • Overweight Pets

    According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 43% of all dogs and 53% of all cats are classified as overweight. What's worse is that an additional 10% of all dogs and 19% of all cats are considered obese! Therefore, more than half of our dogs and cats are overweight or obese. So, should ...

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M-F 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
S 7:00 am - 12:00 pm