About Abrams Royal Animal Clinic
Dr. Kyle Smith, Dr. Jim Murray, and staff have been providing the same care for Lake Highlands pets since 1978!
Dr. Jim Murray
VeterinarianDr. James C. Murray opened Abrams Royal Animal Clinic in 1978, and recently celebrated 40 years anniversary at ARAC.
Even after 40 years, he continues to provide the best level of care for pets, treating everyone like a member of his family. He has taken care of the pets for clients, then seen their children bring in their pets as they start their own families.
Dr. Murray raised his family in Lake Highlands, and has gained the respect and highly regarded reputation as one of the best veterinarians in Lake Highlands and Dallas, Texas. Winner of numerous awards, featured in local news stories, and source of community support.
Dr. Kyle Smith
Working with animals has been a lifelong passion for Dr. Smith and he has worked in veterinary medicine since he was a teenager. He looks forward to everyday being a new day to continue to learn and grow in the profession.
Dr. Smith grew up in Plano, TX, and received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M in 2007. After his bachelor degree, he continued on to Oklahoma State where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2012. He worked at a high-volume small animal practice in Athens, TX before coming to work for Abrams Royal Animal Clinic in 2014. He purchased the clinic from Dr. Murray in January of 2018.
He hopes to continue the 40-year legacy of Abrams Royal Animal Clinic offering top-notch veterinary care and an easy, personal experience. He is also looking forward to upholding the long-standing tradition of community support for Lake Highlands’ schools and organizations.
Dr. Smith lives with his fiance, Dr. Melissa King, three dogs (Maverick, Klaus, and Dolly), as well as three cats (Phelps, Gator and Xena). In his off-time, he enjoys golf, hiking, movies, and spending time with friends.