Welcome to Stuebner Airline Pet Resort & Spa in Spring, TX

Your pet deserves the best possible care, and that’s what you’ll find at Stuebner Airline Pet Resort & Spa. Our full-service pet resort and spa facility in Spring, TX offers a unique concept at our star-quality grooming and boarding location.  Additionally, we are a full-service animal hospital that has been in practice since 1970 and a member of the American Animal Hospital Association. Let us tell you more about our distinctive, all-encompassing approach to human-quality pet care.

Our Grooming Services

No matter what your pet’s size, breed, or requirements, our luxurious pet resort, and spa has groomers on board to serve you. We offer years of experience and knowledge about the breed standards for all pets. They will also work with you one-on-one to meet any special needs or desires you may have for your pet’s grooming style. We also carry a complete array of grooming products including shampoos, conditioners, and pet-safe colognes. If your pet is skin-sensitive, we have several different hypo-allergenic shampoos. After shampooing your pet, our next step is a thorough brushing to remove loose hair and tangles. Once your pet is home, you will notice significantly less shedding after this procedure. Our complete grooming process includes:

Brushing and Combing
Safe Drying
Nail Check and Trim
Ear Cleaning
Pad and Foot Trim
Trim of Rear and Underside

Our Boarding Facility

Every pet who comes to our spa is treated as an individual. Our boarding for cats and dogs offers individual kennels with an attached outdoor run for dogs. Your beloved cat will enjoy their own individual condos appropriately distanced from the dog area. We focus on pampering pets in our expertly skilled and safe hands. We are also delighted to provide any special requirements your pet may need. Before boarding, it's necessary that your pet has the following vaccinations:


  • Rabies - given every 12 months or 36 months depending on last two rabies vaccination dates
  • DA2PP - Canine distemper and parvo vaccination, given every 3 years after one year of age
  • Bordetella - aka kennel cough, intranasal, given every 12 months
  • Leptospirosis - optional for boarding, given every 12 months after initial set of two boosters
  •  Influenza - need both H3N2 and H3N8 - for the first series must have two injections 21 days apart then repeated annually


  • Rabies - given every 12 months, when using the non-adjuvanted vaccine
  • FCRVP - aka Feline distemper vaccine, given every 3 years after one year of age
  • FeLV - optional for boarding, given every 3 years after one year of age

Our Consulting Services

In addition to our grooming and resort for pets, we offer our knowledge about nutrition, vaccinations and our web site is loaded with helpful informational articles. 

When it’s time for vacation, a business trip or a simple one-night get-away, our one-of-a-kind boarding and grooming, and veterinary practice in Spring, TX offers excellent services. Have some ease knowing your pet’s getting excellent care while having their veterinary needs taken care of at the same time. Call and make an appointment to come in for a tour!


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We love Stuebner Airline PET Resort and Spa. Our Persian cat Coconut has been getting groomed and boarded here for the past couple of years. Not only is her grooming to perfection, she is treated like family. Stuebner Airline Pet Resort and Spa is our only go to place for our pet."
    Debbie Sims N.
  • "Great Place, great service - we appreciate you! Thanks very much!"
    Liz Marquardt W.

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr
    Max Heimlich

    A 1976 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Heimlich moved to Houston with his wife, Bonnie, in the same year. Prior to vet school, Dr. Heimlich participated in the Peace Corps, stationed in the South Pacific. Dr. Heimlich began working at the Stuebner Airline Veterinary Hospital in 1978. Professional interests include internal medicine and abdominal surgery. An avid fisherman, he can be found many weekends along the Texas Gulf Coast sporting his rod and reel.

  • Dr.
    Barry Schmitt

    A 1981 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Schmitt has spent his career with the Stuebner Airline Veterinary Hospital, originally as a kennel assistant under Dr. Heimlich. He has done extensive work with poodle groups in the north Houston community, and receives referrals from neighboring veterinary practices for several delicate feline surgical procedures. Dr. Schmitt has many passions outside of the veterinary profession including weekend rides on his Harley Davidson as well as cool evenings spent with family and friends.

  • Dr.
    Jack Whitmore

    Originally founded in 1970, Dr. Whitmore started the Champions Veterinary Hosptial and moved the practice from its location on FM 1960, to its current home on July 4th, 1986. A proud Aggie graduate from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1970, Dr. Whitmore is an active member of the Letterman's Association at his alma mater. He enjoys passing his free time on the regional golf courses, fishing from his kayak, and spending time with his 4 children and beautiful wife Debbie. An accomplished ultrasonographer and endoscopist, Dr. Whitmore adds years of experience and talent to our practice.

  • Dr.
    Sherry Corona

     Dr. Sherry Corona is a 2004 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. She first joined SAVH in March of 2017 as a Relief Vet and then started full time in April of 2018. She trained in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) at the Chi Institute in Florida for Acupuncture and Food Therapy and enjoys practicing integrative medicine as well as traditional Western medicine. She also enjoys gardening, fishing, cooking, canning and playing with her crazy pooches, Emma & Fiona. 

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Office Hours

*We are closed Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, & Labor Day.

Primary Office


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am - 12 noon


4:00 pm-6:00 pm