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VCA Lacey Animal Hospital


4242 Pacific Avenue SE, Lacey, WA, 98503

  • Closed

  • Mon-Fri:

    7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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

Your Local Lacey Veterinarians

We are located in the heart of Lacey and proud to serve our local community, including our dedicated veterans. Our PennHIP Certified hospital has a long history starting in 1956. Dr. Doherty has been at the helm for 32 years. We are also lucky to have Dr. Bower working for us, a North Thurston graduate who has been a veterinarian since 2000. She has been keeping pets healthy and happy here since 2014. Together, Drs. Doherty and Bower make it their daily goal to ensure that your beloved furry family members receive the best care in the south sound.

Our experienced staff is also top of the line. Some of these team members have been with us for more than twenty years. It’s safe to say we know how to make sure you and your pets are treated with compassion and professionalism every time you walk through the door. Patient and client care is our top priority! We strive to be the best we can be for your pets and your family. It is our goal to build your...

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Once a year, you should take your pet in for a check-up. This will include a full physical exam, vaccines if needed, and discussion of any questions or concerns you have. Dr. Doherty or Dr. Bower will check the health of your pet from head to tail, and you will be very happy you came to VCA Animal Hospital for service.

Bring in any medical history you have of your pet when you come to our vet clinic. It's best to keep a journal of your pet's...

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VCA Charities' Pennies for Pets

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly helps pets in need. Through its 32 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 2 million pet food meals to pets in need. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and annual funding to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

VCA Charities recently raised over $565,000 through the Pennies for Pets Program. Donations are always welcome at participating VCA Animal Hospitals or online at vcacharities.org.

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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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