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AniMed Animal Hospital

AniMed Animal Hospital

1715 SW State Route 7 | Blue Springs, MO 64014

Call 816-427-1964
Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Wellness Care
  • Dentistry
  • Internal Medicine
  • Exotic Pet Medicine
  • Boarding
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Holistic Veterinary Medicine
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Welcome to AniMed Animal Hospital!

Exceptional Veterinary Care in Blue Springs

Welcome to AniMed Animal Hospital, where we treat pets like family! We are a full-service animal hospital treating dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. As pet owners ourselves, we know how important your pet’s health is to you. For this reason, we are committed to providing the most compassionate care for all of our patients.

Staying true to this promise, our team continuously strives to elevate the level of medicine and client service we provide. Our doctors and staff receive ongoing training to stay at the forefront of the veterinary field, and we periodically update our technology to ensure your pet is receiving the best care. If you are looking for a veterinarian in Blue Springs, give us a call today to schedule your first appointment!

Our sister facility, Crysler Animal Hospital, is located just 10 miles away in Independence, Missouri. We encourage you to visit whichever location is more convenient for you.

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Since we opened our doors in 1997, AniMed Animal Hospital has been proudly serving the Blue Springs community by providing top quality pet care. Our approach is simple: we treat each and every pet as if they were our own. Since we opened our doors in 1997, AniMed Animal Hospital has been proudly serving the Blue Springs community by providing top quality pet care. Our approach is simple: we treat each and every pet as if they were our own.
We understand that cats can experience a lot of stress when brought into an unfamiliar environment.  At AniMed Animal Hospital, we’ve tackled this issue head on because we hope that all pets can get the care they deserve. We understand that cats can experience a lot of stress when brought into an unfamiliar environment. At AniMed Animal Hospital, we’ve tackled this issue head on because we hope that all pets can get the care they deserve.
AniMed also offers boarding for dogs, cats, and exotic pets. Our facilities are fully equipped with all of the staff and equipment we need to make sure your pet’s stay is comfortable, clean, and full of exercise. AniMed also offers boarding for dogs, cats, and exotic pets. Our facilities are fully equipped with all of the staff and equipment we need to make sure your pet’s stay is comfortable, clean, and full of exercise.
We strive to make sure that every one of your visits is as pleasant and stress free as possible for you and your pet. We will do anything to make sure that when you leave, you are satisfied with our service. We strive to make sure that every one of your visits is as pleasant and stress free as possible for you and your pet. We will do anything to make sure that when you leave, you are satisfied with our service.
This puppy is getting ready for his comprehensive physical exam! We check pets nose-to-tail, and it’s all to fulfill our promise of making sure your pet is as healthy as possible. This puppy is getting ready for his comprehensive physical exam! We check pets nose-to-tail, and it’s all to fulfill our promise of making sure your pet is as healthy as possible.
Look at this happy little guy! Although we love getting to meet all of our adorable patients, it’s the ability to help connect animals with the care they deserve that commits us so firmly to our jobs. Look at this happy little guy! Although we love getting to meet all of our adorable patients, it’s the ability to help connect animals with the care they deserve that commits us so firmly to our jobs.
Dr. Vuagniaux is treating this patient’s hot spot. In veterinary medicine, a hot spot is a skin lesion that gets worse as a pet is constantly biting, scratching, chewing, and licking it. Dr. Vuagniaux is treating this patient’s hot spot. In veterinary medicine, a hot spot is a skin lesion that gets worse as a pet is constantly biting, scratching, chewing, and licking it.
This happy dog is ready for his wellness exam. Our clinical team recommends at least one preventative wellness visit per year so that we can make sure your pet’s health is in top shape. This happy dog is ready for his wellness exam. Our clinical team recommends at least one preventative wellness visit per year so that we can make sure your pet’s health is in top shape.
Dr. Vuagniaux takes important clinical notes following a patient’s physical exam. Dr. Vuagniaux takes important clinical notes following a patient’s physical exam.
A member of our veterinary team is giving this patient plenty of snuggles while Dr. Vuagniaux is trimming this their nails. A member of our veterinary team is giving this patient plenty of snuggles while Dr. Vuagniaux is trimming this their nails.
AniMed Animal Hospital is a certified Cat Friendly Practice, which means we’ve taken the extra steps set by the American Association of Feline Practitioners to make our visits less stressful for cats and their owners. AniMed Animal Hospital is a certified Cat Friendly Practice, which means we’ve taken the extra steps set by the American Association of Feline Practitioners to make our visits less stressful for cats and their owners.
One of our highly trained team members is analyzing a sample in our practice’s fully equipped in-house diagnostic laboratory. One of our highly trained team members is analyzing a sample in our practice’s fully equipped in-house diagnostic laboratory.
Dr. Erin DeMarco is using a stethoscope to listen to this patient’s lungs and assess pulmonary health. What a good boy! Dr. Erin DeMarco is using a stethoscope to listen to this patient’s lungs and assess pulmonary health. What a good boy!
Whether your pet is a baby or a senior, we will always do what we can to make sure your pet is as healthy and strong as possible. Whether your pet is a baby or a senior, we will always do what we can to make sure your pet is as healthy and strong as possible.
Dr. Erin DeMarco is using an otoscope to check this puppy’s eyes. Examining your pet’s eyes is an important part of our wellness exams, because it can help prevent conditions such as cataracts, ulcers, inflammation, and more. Dr. Erin DeMarco is using an otoscope to check this puppy’s eyes. Examining your pet’s eyes is an important part of our wellness exams, because it can help prevent conditions such as cataracts, ulcers, inflammation, and more.
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Dr. Charity Vuagniaux, DVM, CVA
Dr. Charity Vuagniaux, DVM, CVA

Dr. Vuagniaux graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia, with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Vuagniaux has professional interests in internal medicine, pain management, and dermatology and received training in medical acupuncture for dogs, cats, and small exotics through One Health S.I.M. in April 2015.

Dr. Vuagniaux’s love for animals follows her into her personal life. She and her husband Corey proudly care for a Boxer named Apollo, a Golden Retriever named Chase, a cat named Jasmine, a horse named Ginger, and a miniature donkey named Zip. In her free time, Dr. Vuagniaux enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter Aubrey, playing volleyball, reading, and riding her horse. She is also President of Dynamic Connections (American Business Women’s Association) and a member of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce.

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Dr. Jay Schweizer, DVM
Dr. Jay Schweizer, DVM

Earning magna cum laude honors, Dr. Schweizer received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1992. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association, and the Association of Avian Veterinarians.

Dr. Schweizer and his wife Ronee have three children, Jacob, Luke, and Timothy. When he’s not at the clinic, he still has animals to look after; Dr. Schweizer and Ronee have a dog named Zeke, a cat named Mr. Whiskers and three fish, Squirt, Blue, and Jaws. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, boating, biking, swimming, and gardening.

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Dr. Erin DeMarco, DVM
Dr. Erin DeMarco, DVM

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Maureen Rettig, Practice Manager
Maureen Rettig, Practice Manager

Maureen is a long-time member of the AniMed Animal hospital team and the glue that holds us together! Her love for animals shines through in her hobbies as well. She works with D.O.G. training center and shows her own dogs in agility. Maureen and her husband Dave have five children – Robert, Michael, Mathew, Krista, and Marty – and seven grandchildren who they love spending as much time with as possible. They share their home with eight pets: a Labrador named Gideon, a Bichon Frise named Cassie Mae, a Border Collie named Hotchner, two cats, Cailin and Zeba, an African Gray Parrot named Rhett, and two Macaws, Buttons and Ollie.

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