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VCA Welborn Animal Hospital

VCA Welborn Animal Hospital

7860 Washington Ave | Kansas City, KS 66112

Call 913-735-6915
Monday 7:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday 7:00am - 5:30pm
Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday 7:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology (Skin Care)
  • In-house Lab & Pharmacy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

VCA Welborn Animal Hospital is an AAHA accredited pet hospital providing small animal medicine, surgery, laser surgery, dentistry and preventive pet care. We treat canines and felines. We strive to provide our clients with high quality, comprehensive veterinary care with emphasis on exceptional client service and patient care.

Please call us today for more information about our services and to schedule your pet's appointment!

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Karen Snyder, DVM, Medical Director
Karen Snyder, DVM, Medical Director

Dr. Karen Snyder earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University. She also attended veterinary school at Kansas State University, receiving her degree in May 2000. She started working at VCA Welborn Animal Hospital upon graduation until she moved to Mississippi in 2003. Upon returning to Kansas the following year she again joined our hospital. In 2013 Dr. Snyder started providing emergency care in Topeka. She is thrilled to be back as our Medical Director. She enjoys emergency work, medicine, and preventative care.

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Curtis L. Bock, DVM
Curtis L. Bock, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Bock was raised on a farm in the Flint Hills, near Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. When he discovered that his round house curveball was not a ticket to the major leagues, he set his sights on a career in veterinary medicine. He graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1974. After a year in mixed practice in Chillicothe, MO, he arrived at Welborn Animal Hospital, where he has practiced small animal medicine and surgery ever since. During the period of 1976 to 1990, he shared his small animal duties with a livestock market practice at the Kansas City Stockyards. Soft tissue surgery and internal medicine are what he enjoys most about practice.

He and his wife have two grown children and two grandchildren. They share their home with two beautiful, but lazy, golden retrievers. He also likes to travel, read, study history, and follow K-State athletics.

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Matt Boone, DVM
Matt Boone, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Matt Boone lived on a small beef cattle farm in Marceline, Mo and raised cattle, sheep, and chickens. His love for animals catalyzed his pursuit of veterinary medicine. Dr. Boone earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He continued to receive his veterinary degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Boone began his career practicing in Mexico, Missouri at a general practice animal hospital. He has special interest in soft tissue surgery and preventative medicine. Dr. Boone has relocated to Kansas with his family and two dogs - a Border Collie and a Shetland Sheepdog.

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Marcia Chastain, DVM
Marcia Chastain, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Marcia Chastain was born down south in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her BS in 1991 and her DVM in 1995 from Auburn University. Dr. Chastain joined Welborn Animal Hospital in 1996 as an associate veterinarian. Her medical interests include surgery, preventative medicine, and critical care. She loves her two dogs Milo- a New Foundland Mix and Carley- a Golden Retriever. Milo and Carley like to visit Welborn frequently for a lot of love and attention from our staff. Her family also owns two pet rats named Triangle and Gap. Dr. Chastain is very family oriented and likes going to dog parks and watching soccer.

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Jami Grace, DVM
Jami Grace, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Jami Grace earned her masters degree and veterinary degree from the Kansas State in 2013. She enjoys working at shelters, practicing preventative medicine, and also performing surgery. Dr. Grace has a feisty feline named Juan Pedro and a Labrador Retriever named Toby. She loves the outdoors and spending quality time with her family in Topeka, Kansas.

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Jason Waltsak, DVM
Jason Waltsak, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Waltsak grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Kansas State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Life Science. He also received his Veterinary degree at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 2007. He joined VCA Welborn Animal Hospital in March of 2011.

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