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Welcome to Animal Health Center

Your Veterinarian in Laramie, WY
Call us at 307-745-6381

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If you live in Laramie or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our licensed veterinarians treat all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Animal Health Center 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. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Laramie 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 animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 307-745-6381 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Laramie veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Laramie pet owners.

At Animal Health Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Shawn Sanders, DVM | Kristie Dixon, DVM | Rachael Gortowski, DVM
Laramie Veterinarian | Animal Health Center | 307-745-6381

4619 E Bobolink Ln
Laramie, WY 82070

Office Hours

Emergency Care 24/7: 307-745-6381

Monday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday: Closed

  • About Us

    Animal Health Center was established in 1995 in Laramie, Wyoming. Our veterinarians and staff are committed to providing compassionate, knowledgeable care for all of your animals, large and small. We are a full service veterinary hospital with an in-house lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental equipment, and surgery suite. We also offer mobile calls to treat your animals at home, and offer emergency care 24/7.

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Veterinary Topics

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  • "I couldn't have asked for better care for my sick dog. Mere words can not express my gratitude. Without Doctor Kristi's vast knowledge and compassion, I don't think Max would have pulled through. The front staff are just as amazing. I'm so glad Animal Health Center is our veterinarians. I wouldn't go anywhere else.

    Thank you from the bottom of my heart."
    - Bob and Max
  • Does Your Cat Need Vaccines?

    Does your cat need vaccines? Kittens: All kittens should receive a series of FVRCP core vaccinations. This immunization series begins at six to eight weeks of age and continues every three to four weeks until the kitten is 16-18 weeks old. The rabies vaccine is usually given at the last vaccine ...

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  • Dentistry

    Over 85% of dogs and cats have some type of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease simply means that the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place are being destroyed by oral bacteria. This preventable disease is the number one diagnosed disease in our pets, yet many animals suffer needlessly. Periodontal ...

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  • Obedience and Training

    Obedience training helps prevent negative encounters between family members and the dog. It reinforces the bond between the handler(s) and pet. Obedience Training A MUST for every good family dog, regardless of size or breed! Puppies may start classes when they are as young as 8 weeks old. Obedience ...

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  • Help & Support

    University of California at Davis Veterinary Students(530)752-3602 or toll free (800)565-1526Monday-Friday 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (PT) Florida Community Volunteers(352)392-4700 Dial 1 and 4080(352)392-4700 X4744 (Joy Diaz)Monday-Friday 7 pm to 9 pm (ET) Michigan State University Veterinary Students(517)432-2696 ...

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  • First Aid

    Never leave dangerous objects like pins, needles, or fish hooks within reach. Keep poisonous products and materials far from your pet's reach as you would with a child. Of course, before an emergency ever arises, it's a good idea to learn all you can about first aid techniques and pet health care. ...

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  • Cockatiels

    Cockatiels are one of the most popular birds, and taming them is easier than other parrot species because of their small size. Cockatiels are among the most popular pet birds. Small parrots with a variety of color patterns and a crest, they are attractive as well as friendly and easy to tame. Because ...

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  • Breed Characteristics

    Each cat breed has certain characteristics. Although every cat is unique, certain breeds tend to be more inquisitive, lively, placid, vocal, or gentle than others. Veterinarians, cat-fancy clubs, pet stores, and cat shows are good sources of information about the personalities of various breeds. When ...

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  • Selecting a Puppy or Older Dog

    Selecting A Puppy A new puppy can be a terrific addition to a family, but with the fun comes responsibility for its care and well-being. Consider and prepare for your puppy's needs before you adopt! Pick a puppy that is active, friendly, and inquisitive. Avoid the one that appears to be afraid of everything ...

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  • Caring for Your Older Pet

    Many of the same problems that affect people as they age, such as arthritis and diabetes, can also affect your pet. Making a few changes to the way you care for your furry friend will help you ensure that your pet stays healthy and happy as the years go by. Look for Common Signs of Illness Changes ...

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  • Caring for Your Pet Before and After Surgery

    Is a surgery in your pet's future? If it is, you probably have a few questions about pre- and post-surgery care. Paying close attention to care recommendations will help you ensure that the surgery is just a minor disruption to your pet's normal routine. Before Surgery Stop Food Your pet will need ...

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