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Kirkwood, MO

Welcome to Kirkwood Animal Hospital

Family-owned and operated since 1971. Kirkwood Animal Hospital is dedicated to excellence in Medicine, Surgery & Service in companion animal medicine.

Animal Hospital

About Kirkwood Animal Hospital

Kirkwood Animal Hospital is dedicated to providing the best veterinary medical care to our patients and the best counsel and service to their owners. We feel it is our responsibility as a professional veterinary staff to stay up to date on our veterinary education and provide state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and treatment facilities. We will always be courteous, friendly, and helpful when clients arrive at Kirkwood Animal Hospital. We currently have eight doctors and an exceptionally well-trained paraprofessional staff here to serve you and your pets.

Veterinary services

Excellence in Medicine, Surgery, Service & Personalized Veterinary Care

For 47 years, Kirkwood Animal Hospital has been dedicated to providing excellence in medicine, surgery, and veterinary services. Through a dedication to continuing education and a commitment to cutting-edge treatments and technology, we set the standard in veterinary care.

Pet Laboratory Testing

We use a combination of our own laboratory equipment, as well as, private outside labs and a network of university diagnostic and research centers thought out the country.

Pet Laser Surgery

We have been performing Laser Surgery at Kirkwood Animal Hospital since 1997. It is just one more way that we have set the standard in veterinary care.

Pet Dentistry

It has been estimated that nearly 80% of the dogs and cats that visit veterinary hospitals around the United States have serious dental problems that need attention.


cat ultrasound

Pet Ultrasound

Ultrasonography is used to evaluate the animal’s heart, kidneys, liver, gallbladder, and bladder; detect fluid, cysts, tumors, or abscesses; and confirm or monitor an ongoing pregnancy.

Our Team

Meet Our Veterinarians and Staff

Our veterinary team makes up a perfect blend of medical skill, innovation, dedication, and compassion. At Kirkwood Animal Hospital, we aim to provide the highest care possible to pets and their owners. Meet the Veterinarians and wonderful group of veterinary technicians who work hard behind the scenes to ensure all hospitalized patients are well-cared for.


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