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Due to heavy snowfall, we are closed today, January 26th, 2021, for the safety of our employees and clients. If the weather persists, we may be closed tomorrow, January 27th, 2021. Please check back for the update! Please stay safe!

Our Hospital

In our AAHA-accredited VCA Thumb Butte Animal Hospital, we help pets live long, healthy and happy lives. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.

Our veterinarians, technicians and pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best in preventive and healing care.


Hospital Overview

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service since 1978!

Looking for the convenience of a veterinary hospital close to downtown Prescott? Our vet clinic is near Thumb Butte Recreation Area in the Prescott National Forest, on the corner of Gurley Street and Gail Gardner Way, about 1 mile from the Historic Prescott Courthouse. We are open Monday through Saturday to provide the best care for your pet and look forward to welcoming you and your pets to our Hospital. 

Our services include preventive wellness and sick care, and early disease detection and vaccines, parasite control, internal medicine, spay & neuter, dentistry, digital x-rays, ultrasound, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, micro-chipping, and boarding, along with various Wellness Plans for pets of all ages and Home Delivery Services. We carry a variety of pet food like Hill's, Royal Canin and Purina Prescription Diets.

With over 100 years of combined experience, Dr. Tom Hufford, Dr. Larry Zahorecz, and Dr. Shelby Coston provide a vast amount of expertise, knowledge and experience and would love to meet your furry ones.

VCA Thumb Butte Animal Hospital is also an AAHA (American Animal Hospitals Association) accredited hospital since 1980, making us one of the finest hospitals in the industry and in our region. Established in 1933 by veterinary leaders, AAHA sets “The Standard in Veterinary Medicine” by helping veterinary professionals effectively deliver the best in animal care.

Being an AAHA-accredited hospital means that we are evaluated on approximately 900 standards of veterinary excellence every three years. These standards address a variety of issues related to both patient care and the facility, including exam facilities, dental care, diagnostic imaging, and cleanliness.

Remember to ask us about CareClub, our comprehensive wellness plans with easy affordable monthly payments.

Everyone on our staff believes that the better we get to know you and your pets, the better we can provide the best possible health care for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff.

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Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.

Prescriptions, pet food
and more...So you'll

Never Forget It

Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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