AAHA & Fear Free Certified Veterinarian in Ames, IA
Taking your pet to the vet should be a positive, low-stress experience. We are a woman-owned practice committed to making you and your pet feel at home in our Ames, IA animal hospital. We deliver a full range of services to nurture their health and give them as many years as possible with you. Our services range from life stage wellness care and prevention to surgery, dentistry, and internal medicine, with the goal of meeting all your companion’s needs for life.
We welcome dogs, cats, and small mammals at our AAHA accredited and Fear Free Certified animal hospital, combining cutting-edge medicine with old-fashioned integrity and compassion. Contact us today to book an appointment!
Meet Our Veterinarians and Support Team
Somerset Veterinary Hospital has a wonderful team of veterinarians and supporting team members available to help you care for your pet. We treat our patients the way we would want our own pets to be treated – with love, patience, and consideration for their unique needs. Our team looks forward to serving you both for many happy, healthy years!
Veterinary Services Provided at Our Hospital
Your four-legged family member deserves complete, high-quality care to keep them in the best health and extend their life with you. Somerset Veterinary Hospital offers a wide array of services to do just that, including:
Consistent health examinations are just as important for your pet as they are for you. Yearly wellness exams for pets alerts us to any potentially underlying conditions in your loyal companion. It’s also a great time to discuss your pet’s at-home care and receive routine maintenance services.
We understand that emergencies happen, therefore we offer quality same-day care for your pets' illnesses or injuries. We are here to triage medical issues, and make critical decisions on how to proceed, whether that be coming in to see our urgent care team, or to refer you to an emergency or specialty hospital.
What are AAHA & Fear Free?
Somerset Veterinary Hospital is accredited with the American Animal Hospital Association. This demonstrates our dedication to excellence in veterinary medicine, with our team complying with over 900 standards of quality to ensure the highest quality treatment and service for pet families.
Our Fear Free Certification indicates our ability to create a less stressful environment for our patients using verified techniques and modalities, including low-stress handling, pheromones, calming supplements, and knowledge of animal behavioral cues. By reducing stress in pets, we can help them stay healthier and happier.
Amazing experience here! Very friendly and always willing to help even if you have a quick question over the phone. This is the only place I’ll ever take my pets simply because they’re so helpful and caring.
My dogs are always very well taken care of. They always make sure my animals are comfortable before giving shots and will sit on the floor loving on them before.
These vets and technicians truly do care for the animals and people they serve.
We look forward to seeing you and your pet! See us for an appointment today.