Healthy Pets Are Happy Pets — 4 Best Vets Near Apple Valley and Savage

Jean Jones
July 17, 2017

Best Vets Apple Valley and SavageHave you brought a sweet new dog or cat into your Springs Twin Cities luxury apartment home? Maybe you have a regular vet but you'd like to have some options. Whatever your needs, we've put together a list of the best vets in Apple Valley and Savage.


1. Gentle Doctor Veterinary Clinic
4134 County Rd 42, Savage
1.9 miles from Springs at Egan Drive

How can you go wrong with a veterinary clinic that has the words "Gentle Doctor" right in its name? The clinic has been providing excellent care to local area pets for more than 28 years. Their focus is on preventive care and they have onsite digital x-ray and blood chemistry services for same-day diagnosis and treatment. Office hours start at 8 a.m. Monday through Friday and most Saturdays.

2. Prior Lake Pet Hospital
16680 Franklin Tr SE, Prior Lake
4.3 miles from Springs at Egan Drive

It's late in the evening and your poor kitty can't keep her food down? No need to panic. Prior Lake Pet Hospital offers urgent care hours until 11 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 p.m. on weekends. The hospital stays up-to-date on the most current methods such as laser therapy, a painless and noninvasive way to promote healing while reducing pain and inflammation. Regular office hours begin at 7 a.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. The office is closed Sunday except for urgent care from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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3. VCA Cedar View Animal Hospital
7545 W 147th St, Apple Valley
1.3 miles from Springs at Apple Valley

Looking for a vet who will treat your pet like the cherished member of the family that he or she is? One customer who has been bringing her dogs in to VCA Cedar View for 20 years spoke emotionally about how the doctor cried along with them when saying goodbye to a family pet, and high-fived them another time when delivering good news. As a VCA hospital, Cedar View has access to the collective expertise of 4,700 vets and 525 board-certified specialists nationwide. The office is open Monday through Saturday. Visit the website to sign up for a free initial exam.

4. South Metro Animal Emergency Care
14690 Pennock Ave, Apple Valley
1.2 miles from Springs at Apple Valley

It's a frightening feeling to wake up in the wee hours of the morning to an injured or sick pet. South Metro is a full-service emergency care clinic that's available when your regular vet isn't. At least one vet and several technicians are on duty during all clinic hours. In-house facilities include exam rooms, laboratory, radiology equipment, intensive care unit, surgical suite and hospitalization quarters for overnight stays. Weekday hours are 6 p.m. - 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday, while the clinic is open from 6 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Monday and 24 hours on holidays.

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