Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

10855 South 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85048



Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital  

Services at Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital


Veterinary Services

Services at AAHA certified Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital 

Primary Pet Care Life Stage Care In House Lab
Preventative Medicine Advanced Pet Care In House Pharmacy
Diagnostic Services Exotic & Avian Medicine Additional Services
Emergency Care Retail Area Interesting Facts

Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital is a well-established, American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) certified, small animal and avian/exotic veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care.  We are here to serve all of your pet's health care needs.  Our courteous staff knows that your pet is a family member and we strive to make him or her feel at home in our warm, caring environment.  All of our patients are treated as if they were one of our own. Your pet's health and well-being are our priority. With this in mind, we offer only the best care for your pet.

At Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital we strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years.  Our job is not only to treat your pet when she or he isn't feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy.  Exceptional care and quality service are important aspects to consider when evaluating a veterinary clinic to entrust with the care of your pet. This is why we focus on providing exceptional service at an affordable cost each and every visit.

Ahwtukee Animal Care Hospital veterinary servicesAhhwatukee Animal Care Hospital offers a variety of services and medical therapy to better serve you. If we are unable to provide a specialized service that your pet may require, we will gladly arrange for a consultation with a board-certified specialist in the area.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique needs and concerns of each individual pet owner.

We want to provide everything you and your pet may need. Please browse our website to see the wide variety of services Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital has to provide.

Veterinary Services


Primary Pet Care:     Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Routine Check-ups/Wellness Examinations Pain Management Dentistry
Comprehensive Examinations Fluid Infusion Pumps Tail Docking
Surgeries - General and Orthopedic Anesthetic Safety Declaw
Ear Infections, Ear Mite, Yeast Infection Electrocardiography  X-rays
Blood Pressure Monitoring Blood Testing Urinalysis
Feline Triple Snap In-House Testing Euthanasia/Cremation  Fecal Testing

Preventive Medicine:     preventive medicine Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Vaccination Protocols  Blood Testing Parasite Checks and Medications
Microchip Identification Oral and Dental Care External Parasite Prevention
Flea and Tick Control Spays and Neuters  Heartworm Prevention and Testing

Life Stage Care:      Life Stage Care Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Puppy and Kitten Wellness Programs Adult Pet Wellness Program Senior Pet Wellness Program
Comprehensive Examinations Comprehensive Geriatric Work-ups

Advanced Pet Care:     advanced medicine Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital


Ultrasounds Acupuncture Allergy Consultation and Treatment
Dermatology Diabetes Management Valley Fever Therapies (Coccidiomycosis)
Laser Therapy Intestinal Blockage Arthritis, Lameness, Limping Consultation and Treatment

Diagnostic  Services:     Dagnostic services at Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Our hospital is equipped to provide  a broad spectrum of diagnostic services  through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories.  We also work closely with local speciality practices when special diagnostic procedures are required.

In House Laboratory:    In house laboratory Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.

In House Pharmacy:    In house pharmacy Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.

Exotic and Avian Medicine:   exotic and avian medicine Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Avian Medicine and Surgery:   

avian medicine and surgery Ahwatukee Animal Care HospitalWe work with a large variety of avian medical conditions and therapy.  We treat many types of avian species, but commonly treat Cockatiels, Budgies, Macaws, Conures, Eclectus, Amazon ducks, and chickens.

Ferret Medicine and Surgery:  

Ferret Medicine and Surgery Ahwatukee Animal Care HospitalWe see many ferrets for preventive medicine and a variety of medical  issues, including adrenal disease, insulinoma, low blood sugar, and dental disease.  You can help keep your ferret healthy by bringing him or her in for an exam once a year.  That way we can monitor any changes that occur and treat any issues quickly.

Lagamorph (Rabbit) Medicine and Surgery:  

Lagamorph Rabbit medicine and surgery Ahwatukee Animal Care HospitalRabbits are susceptible to a variety of diseases and conditions, including overgrown teeth, hairballs, parasites, and cancer.  They also tend to hide signs of illness or pain. If your bunny is not eating or seems sick, we can help.  We perform rabbit dentistry, treat ear mites, bunny spay and neuter,rabbit skin disease, and many other rabbit health issues.

Rodent and Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery (Rats, Mice, Guinea Pigs, Gerbils, Hamsters, Sugar Gliders, etc.):

Rodent, small mammal, pocket pets, hamsters, rats, gerbils, chinchillas, sugar gliders, mice veterinary medicine and surgery at Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Just because they're small doesn't mean they can't benefit from veterinary attention. We see a large number of exotic pets in our practice for a variety of issues, including teeth trimming and treatment for parasites.

Reptile Medicine and Surgery:  

reptile medicine and surgery Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Reproduction, internal and external parasites, deworming, husbandry, fractures, and treatment for a variety of diseases, some of which can cause serious respiratory, gastrointestinal, and liver problems.  Nutrition-related disorders and diseases are common in iguanas and lizards. We can help you avoid those problems.  We enjoy working with many desert tortoises, lizards, iguanas, and snakes.

Additional Services Offered:        Veterinary services Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital 

Dietary Counseling:  

Dietary Counseling Ahwatukee Animal Care HospitalWe will provide nutrition and dietary counseling regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.

Behavioral Counseling:

Behavioral counseling Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

We provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling, and aggression.

Boarding and Day Care:  

Boarding and daycare Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

We provide full service pet boarding and day care for dogs, cats, birds, small mammals, reptiles, and other exotic pets. All boarders receive personal attention from our caring staff. Pets may be dropped off and picked up during regular business hours Monday through Saturday.


bathing Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Routine and therapeutic bathing services are available.

health certificate for travel Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital and Pet Resort

Health Certificates for Travel

pet care education Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital and Pet ResortPet Care Education

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Pet Pals Program


Postcard and Email Reminders

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Care Credit

Retail Area:  

retail pet foods and supplies Ahwatukee Animal Care HospitalWe have a large selection of prescription foods and pet hygiene products.

Emergency Care:

emergency care Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

We accept emergency walk-ins during our regular hospital hours. If possible, please call us before you leave home (480) 893-0533 so that we may be ready to treat your pet the minute you arrive.

If your pet needs immediate medical attention and our hospital is closed, please call (480) 732-0018 and/or call our main telephone number (480) 893-0533 for instructions for after-hour emergencies or click on this link for more information and referrals:

Emergency Care 

Interesting Facts  interesting veterinary facts Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital and Pet Resort

Our doctors have over 75 years of combined experience.

Our veterinary technicians have over 25 years of combined experience.

A cat has a better chance of surviving a 20 story fall than a 5 story fall.

Dental cleaning utilizes the same type of tools and equipment as used in a human dental office.

One out of every three pets are lost at some point. A microchip implant can help recover your pet.

Like humans, cats can get valley fever.