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Give Your Pet the Best Care Available

Our Doctors and Staff are pet owners offering the same personal love and concern for all our four-legged patients. Feel free to ask them questions or concerns regarding your pet.

We look forward to adding your names to our long list of satisfied customers. We welcome your comments and suggestions. Call for an appointment or you are welcome to drop in for a free pet weight check or dental exam so we can get to know you and your pet!

Our Mission

Our patients care and comfort are foremost in our minds. Our clients satisfaction is our best reward, thus ensuring the continued success of our practice.

Our History

In 1963, Dr. John W. Whiteley opened Alta Veterinary Hospital. For over fifty years we have been in this community.  His desire has always been to serve the people and their pets in the southeast portion of Salt Lake County. Our services have expanded over the years to include laser therapy, orthopedics, complete senior health care, and full dental services (including dental x-ray).  We have always tried to provide progressive and updated services for your pet here at Alta Veterinary Hospital. Our hospital team is highly trained and dedicated to pet health care. Our team shares a common goal of being the best we can possibly be, in providing the high quality care your pets deserve. Our caring technicians and receptionists has a great love and compassion for your family pet.  We look forward to meeting you and your family member. Please call us at 801-566-1234. Office hours are M-Thu 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Fri 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sat 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Closed Sunday.