VCA Alpine Animal Hospital

907-345-1515

12531 Old Seward Highway, Anchorage, AK, 99515

  • Closed

  • Mon-Fri:

    7:00 am - 7:00 pm

  • Sat:

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Sun:

    Closed

Free First Exam

Experience exceptional pet health care.

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

Welcome to VCA Alpine Animal Hospital, a full service practice offering all aspects of veterinary care, boarding and grooming. Our hospital has been caring for pets in the South Anchorage community for over 25 years and our doctors have over 25 years of education and and experience combined. In addition, our well trained support staff compliments our outstanding veterinarians.

Our team includes three veterinarians, five technicians, an amazing support staff, a groomer, and a complete client service team dedicated to the health and care of your pet. We also run a boarding facility for both dogs and cats. If you are looking for a family atmosphere in a vet clinic, Alpine is who you should trust!

We are an AAHA accredited hospital that has a passion for natural and conventional pet healthcare. We believe that prevention is the best medicine and offer alternatives to pet owners for the best care of our patients.

Our goal at VCA Alpine Animal Hospital is to be the leader in preventative medicine in Anchorage, be dedicated to provide exemplary customer service, compassionate care for our patients and foster an environment of continual learning for pet owners and staff members alike. We now offer CareClub Wellness Plans for every stage of your pets life; they are affordable nose-to-tail care with easy monthly payments. We also carry pet supplies, premium and prescription pet foods, acupuncture, laser, grooming and boarding.

VCA Charities Supports the Hurricane Relief Efforts

Our hearts go out everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. To help those in need, all donations received via the VCA Charities Pennies for Pets program through September 30th will go directly to support the local shelters and animal relief efforts in Florida, Texas and the impacted areas. You can make a donation today by visiting VCACharities.org/donations/.

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A dog and a cat lay mournfully on the floor. Consider donating pennies for pets in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Accreditations & Affiliations

Accreditations & Affiliations

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Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.

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Cats, Dogs, Rabbits

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Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

An exceptional pet healthcare experience.

Our Team Overview

We are a full-service practice offering all aspects of veterinary care, from wellness/preventative health to critical care to surgery. Our hospital has been caring for pets in the Anchorage community for over 25 years, and our doctors have over 25 years of combined education and experience.

In addition, our extremely well trained support staff complements our outstanding veterinarians. Our team includes three veterinarians, four veterinary ...
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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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Know Your Pet

Tube Feeding - Esophagostomy Tubes in Cats

An esophagostomy tube is a small rubber tube that enters the esophagus through a surgical incision on the side of the neck. This allows food you to place food directly into the esophagus so that it can flow down into the stomach. The feeding tube is not placed directly into the stomach.

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Nutrition - Feeding Guidelines for Cats

Feeding your cat the appropriate amount of a well balanced diet is vital to the maintenance of overall health and well-being, just as eating a well balanced diet is for us. In order to understand how and what to feed cats, it is necessary to understand how the nutritional requirements of the cat have developed through the process of biological evolution.

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Gastrostomy Tube Feeding in Cats

A gastrostomy tube is a small rubber tube that passes directly into the stomach through the skin and body wall of the cat's abdomen. It permits you to deliver food and water directly into the stomach.

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Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Aggression is defined as threats or harmful actions directed toward another individual and can include threat displays, lunging, growling, snarling, snapping and biting. In animals, aggressive behaviors are a means of communication.

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Behavior Management Products for Dogs

Behavior Management Products for Dogs

There are numerous products on the market that have been designed to help prevent undesirable behavior in dogs. Leashes, harnesses, and head halters are needed to keep pets under control, especially when outdoors.

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Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Counterconditioning and desensitization are powerful ways to change behavior. They are usually used in combination. Desensitization provides a means of safely exposing the pet to the stimulus at a level at or below which fear is likely to be exhibited.

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Flying with your Cat

Flying with your Cat

Successful flight with a cat begins long before the day of travel. It requires planning and preparation in order to make the experience as enjoyable as possible for both you and your cat.

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Breeding and Queening Cats

Breeding cats and raising kittens can be an extremely rewarding experience or it may result in frustration and failure. The following information is provided in order to increase your chances of success and make the experience more enjoyable and safe.

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Brushing Teeth in Cats

Brushing Teeth in Cats

Teaching your cat to accept the brushing of its teeth will take some training, but will be relatively easy once he is accustomed to the process. Daily brushing is most beneficial and will help to establish a routine for your pet.

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