VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital

Phone: 623-846-5965
Fax: 623-846-1171
6530 West Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85033
Business Hours
Sun Closed

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

Here at VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital we treat our patients like they are a part of our family. We enjoy seeing our patients on a regular basis, from first vaccines through wellness checks as they age. Though it is difficult to see our friends during times of illness, we pride ourselves on providing the best care available. Our caring staff consists of three full-time veterinarians, three certified veterinary technicians, three veterinary assistants and two client service representitives. We work together to make your pet's visit as enjoyable and efficient as possible.

We welcome and treat dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, rabbits, reptiles and rodents. We recommend appointments for healthy pets, however we are always available to see sick pets on a walk-in basis. Thank you for choosing VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital, we look forward to meeting and welcoming you and your pet into our family.

New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives.  To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.  And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

Dr. Janet Houser
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Colorado State University

A native Phoenician, she attended the University of Arizona for undergraduate studies. VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital has been her "home" for more

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Dr. Colleen Salmon
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Salmon was born and raised in New Jersey. She knew at 10 years old that she wanted to be a Veterinarian and was very focused on making that dream

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Great Hospital
Ashlyn T. from Phoenix

Dr. Ansems was so nice about explaining everything and making sure Gemma was well taken care of. The entire staff is so friendly and willing to help, it seems like these people genuinely care about the pets and people they help. I will be sad to switch hospitals when I move!

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
623-846-5965 or request an appointment.