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VCA Swengel Animal Hospital

VCA Swengel Animal Hospital

6950 South East St. | Indianapolis, IN 46227

Call 317-426-1931
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

At VCA Swengel Animal Hospital, we're more than an animal hospital! We're the place where pet parents know they can bring their pets for superb veterinary care that sets new standards for quality and kindness. For pets and pet parents alike, a trip to our clinic is an opportunity to see how our neighborly, welcoming staff cares for your pet as if it were their own, and treats you with the friendliness and respect you'd expect from an industry leader.

Additional services/information:
- Wellness exams
- Diagnostic services
- Vaccinations
- Geriatric care
- Endoscopy

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Our Treatment Room! Our Treatment Room!
Welcome to VCA Swengel Animal Hospital! Welcome to VCA Swengel Animal Hospital!
VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care. VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care.
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Dr. John Swengel
Dr. John Swengel

Medical Director
Dvm, Purdue University

A member of the team to first successfully implant a pacemaker in a dog, Dr. John Swengel established Swengel Animal Hospital in 1983. A native of Indianapolis, Dr. Swengel previously practiced medicine as a clinician at Shelby Street Animal Clinic from 1971 to 1983. Dr. Swengel attended Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1971. His professional interests include general surgery and internal medicine. Dr. Swengel is a member of a number of veterinary and professional organizations, including the Central Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (Past President), the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. He also served previously as a board member of the Indiana State Board of Health and Controlled Substances Subcommittee and is a past member of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Dr. Swengel and his wife, Anne, have two children, Julie and Jenni. His hobbies include golf, skiing, reading and riding his motorcycle.

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Dr. Carolyn Kacocha
Dr. Carolyn Kacocha

Associate Veterinarian
Dvm, Purdue University

Dr. Carolyn Kacocha graduated from Purdue University in 2000. After graduation, she worked at a 24-hour emergency clinic in Louisville, Kentucky. While working in Louisville, she volunteered for Alley Cat Advocats and Woodstock Foundation. She relocated to Indianapolis in 2003 and practiced in Anderson at an emergency center until March 2009 when she relocated to Vca Swengel Animal Hospital. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Toby and her 5 cats. Her hobbies include knitting, reading, spending time outdoors and working with Indy Feral.

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