VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital

Serving Phoenix, the Veterinarians of VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital stand ready to meet your pet's health needs. Call 623-846-5965 to schedule an appointment.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Marian Ansems

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Prince Edward Island

    Dr. Marian Ansems joined the VCA Phoenix West Animal Hospital team as an associate doctor in 2000. She became the Medical Director in 2002 and continues to treat patients full-time. Born and raised ...
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  • Alan Finalyson

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Doctor Finlayson grew up around animals. He lived on a cattle ranch in Montana as a boy and was a cowboy. He rode horses and trained them before going to college and even competed in rodeo events. ...
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  • 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 than 25 years. Her husband, Dr. Scott Houser, ...
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  • Colleen Salmon

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Graduate School: University of Florida

    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 come true. She moved to Florida at 24 to attend ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately.

If it is after hours, you can call

VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center (Mesa) - 480-898-0001  www.vcaareca.com

The Emergency Animal Clinic (23rd Ave and I-17) - 602-995-3757

The Emergency Animal Clinic (Dysart and McDowell) - 623-385-4555

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