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Banfield Pet Hospital® - Colorado Springs SW

Banfield Pet Hospital® - Colorado Springs SW

2160 Southgate Rd | Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Call 719-476-0819
Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Early Morning Drop-Off Service
  • Optimum Wellness Plans®
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

A great local veterinarian loves your pet (almost) as much as you do by providing the best preventive pet health care. From nose-to-tail veterinary medical exams to vaccinations, microchipping, dental care and surgery, you’ll find the vet your pet deserves at your neighborhood Banfield Pet Hospital®. We’re committed to partnering with you for your pet’s health and happiness, and your peace of mind with:

• 900+ hospitals with convenient evening and weekend hours
• Optimum Wellness Plans® for affordable and comprehensive care
• Online access to your pet's medical records
• And so much more!

Banfield is here to take the best possible care of your furry family members. We hope to meet you and your pet soon!

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 We believe a clinical focus on prevention is the most effective approach to pet health. Through twice-a-year exams and year-round attention, you have a partner in preventive pet health care. Together, we'll monitor every facet of your pet's wellness: dental care, behavior, parasite control, nutrition and vaccinations. Preventive care can help save pets the discomfort of advanced illness and help save pet owners the stress and expense of treatment. Why? Because preventive care helps make sure that illness n We believe a clinical focus on prevention is the most effective approach to pet health. Through twice-a-year exams and year-round attention, you have a partner in preventive pet health care. Together, we'll monitor every facet of your pet's wellness: dental care, behavior, parasite control, nutrition and vaccinations. Preventive care can help save pets the discomfort of advanced illness and help save pet owners the stress and expense of treatment. Why? Because preventive care helps make sure that illness n
In-House Lab: We are equipped with an in-house lab, enabling quicker results on tests crucial to your pet's health. Faster test results lead to quicker diagnoses and treatment recommendations. We can run these tests in one day, rather than the 2?3 days needed with an offsite lab. In-House Lab: We are equipped with an in-house lab, enabling quicker results on tests crucial to your pet's health. Faster test results lead to quicker diagnoses and treatment recommendations. We can run these tests in one day, rather than the 2?3 days needed with an offsite lab.
High-Speed Dental Equipment: High-speed dental equipment results in quicker and safer extractions with less tissue damage; therefore, your dog or cat is under anesthesia for a shorter period of time. High-Speed Dental Equipment: High-speed dental equipment results in quicker and safer extractions with less tissue damage; therefore, your dog or cat is under anesthesia for a shorter period of time.
Digital Radiology: Digital x-ray machines make evaluating abnormalities easier. Images can be enhanced or enlarged. The hospital team receives images in less time and can send them out electronically to specialists (versus regular mail), if needed. Digital x-ray machines also afford the ability to store images Digital Radiology: Digital x-ray machines make evaluating abnormalities easier. Images can be enhanced or enlarged. The hospital team receives images in less time and can send them out electronically to specialists (versus regular mail), if needed. Digital x-ray machines also afford the ability to store images
Dog Wellness Plans: As they age, dogs' health care needs inevitably change. Dogs age quickly, so their medical needs are always evolving. Stay ahead of this process with ongoing preventive care so they can have the happiest, longest life possible Dog Wellness Plans: As they age, dogs' health care needs inevitably change. Dogs age quickly, so their medical needs are always evolving. Stay ahead of this process with ongoing preventive care so they can have the happiest, longest life possible
Puppy Wellness Plans: Growing puppies have special veterinary needs. Puppyhood is a delicate life stage that requires careful attention and solid preventive care habits. Banfield can help give you both. Puppy Wellness Plans: Growing puppies have special veterinary needs. Puppyhood is a delicate life stage that requires careful attention and solid preventive care habits. Banfield can help give you both.
Cat Wellness Plan: As they age, cats' health care needs inevitably change. Cats are hardwired to hide illness and discomfort, so keeping them on a year-round preventive care routine is especially important. Cat Wellness Plan: As they age, cats' health care needs inevitably change. Cats are hardwired to hide illness and discomfort, so keeping them on a year-round preventive care routine is especially important.
Kitten Wellness Plans: Growing kittens have special veterinary needs. Vigilant care is a must not only to ensure a kitten's optimal development, but also to instill vital preventive care habits in their owners. Kitten Wellness Plans: Growing kittens have special veterinary needs. Vigilant care is a must not only to ensure a kitten's optimal development, but also to instill vital preventive care habits in their owners.
Convenient location and hours, an in-house pharmacy and lab, plus nutrition counseling. We have the features you need to keep your pet healthy and happy at times that are convenient for you. Convenient location and hours, an in-house pharmacy and lab, plus nutrition counseling. We have the features you need to keep your pet healthy and happy at times that are convenient for you.
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Melissa Henton
Melissa Henton

Dr. Missy Henton graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She joined Banfield Pet Hospital after Veterinary School and spent the first 6 years at the Maplewood, MN location. Dr. Henton moved to Colorado Springs in 2015. Her areas of interest are soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. She has a golden retriever (Norman), a rescue mixed breed (Penny), and a cat named Grapee. When not at work, Dr. Henton enjoys spending time hiking and fishing with her husband and son.

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Stephanie Kennedy
Stephanie Kennedy

Dr. Stephanie Kennedy was born and raised in Germany. Ever since she was a young child she wanted to become a veterinarian and help animals.
Dr. Kennedy graduated in 2008 from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany with a doctorate in veterinary medicine.
For the next 2.5 years, she worked at a busy 24 hour small animal clinic near W�rzburg, Germany. In the fall of 2010, she relocated to Colorado.
Being a veterinarian is not just a job for Dr.Kennedy, it is her passion. Her special interests are internal medicine, the care for senior pets, dog behavior and reproduction.
She likes to spend her time off with her family and hiking with her three Rhodesian Ridgebacks.
Dr. Kennedy began working at Banfield Pet Hospital December of 2013 and is proud to be able to provide high quality veterinary care to her clients� pets.

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