Welcome To Cornerstone Animal Hospital

Veterinarian in Joplin, MO

Providing Care For Your Pet As If Our Own

Our pets are an important part of our families and they receive quality care. We believe your pets, likewise, deserve the best possible care. All creatures deserve to receive proper care, from traditional pets such as dogs and cats to non-traditional pets such as birds, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles, or pot-bellied pigs. Let us care for your pets as if they were part of our families.

Cornerstone Animal Hospital is your Joplin, MO veterinarian. We are also proud to serve the surrounding areas such as Webb City, Carl Junction, Carthage, Neosho, Seneca and the Tri-State area.

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At Cornerstone Animal Hospital, we offer a variety of services to care for your pet. If you have any questions or would like more information on how we can care for your pet, please contact us today.

Dogs

Dogs

We all know that in order for pets to live long and healthy lives, we need care for them properly. We need to do everything we can for our beloved pets!

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Small Mammals

Small Mammals

We are proud to care for rabbits and other small mammals. We know that caring for these pets requires special knowledge and experience.

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Reptiles

Reptiles

Not all pets are furry! We like scales too, and we are proud to provide care for reptile and amphibian patients.

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Birds

Birds

We love to watch them in nature as they appear so carefree, gracefully moving in the sky, displaying their variety of colors and sizes.

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Cats

Cats

Proper care is essential to keep cats healthy. Owners need to do everything they can to ensure that their cats live long and healthy lives.

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Pocket Pets

Pocket Pets

We know that pets come in all shapes and sizes, so we are happy to treat pocket pets.

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Joplin Veterinary Services

We are very excited about all of the services we can offer to you and your pets. We strive to give your pets the very best veterinary care we can. We work hard to stay up to date with the latest medical advances so we can serve your pets the best that we can.

Here at Cornerstone Animal Hospital, we are really proud of our staff who will be there for you every step of the way. We are all animal lovers who are dedicated to helping you and your pets live happy and healthy lives. We also want to treat you and your pets with respect while doing everything we can to help. We aim to give your pets the best possible veterinary care they deserve.

Cornerstone Animal Hospital

"Very friendly staff. Clean office. Timely appointments. Looking forward to working with this vet for years to come."

Lindsay L.

"We were very pleased with the staff as we have an unusual pet, a Russian tortoise. He was well taken care of. Thank you all."

Cathy C.

"The staff and Doctor at Cornerstone were wonderful with our beloved parakeet Zelda. We would highly recommend them."

Danielle G.

Patient Stories

Bailey – Tick-Borne Disease

Bailey! Bailey! Come on in- time to eat! So that is what my Mom called to me one day last summer. As a six year old male Laborador Retriever, I live to eat. However,...

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Barron – Broken Tooth

I am a 4 year old male Dachshund named Baron. I like being stoic and tough. I bit down on something hard and broke my large tooth ( upper premolar) on the left side...

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Leroy – Bladder Stones

My name is Leroy. I am an eight old year neutered male cat that has suffered from lower urinary tract disease since 2015. I have had bloody urine and have strained and pushed trying...

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Featured Blogs

Are you ignoring those pesky lumps and bumps?

Lumps and bumps are common under the skin of the body of older pets. These lumps are often ignored because they are not painful to the touch. While only about a third of these lumps are malignant, there is no way to feel or look at a lump to determine if it is malignant. A pet many have multiple lumps that appear similar, while in reality they are not. Some may be benign (non-spreading, slow-growing) while others may be malignant (fast-growing, aggressive, and spread) on the same patient. Every lump should be identified with a fine needle aspirate and cytology

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May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Pet Cancer Hard Facts • Just as in people the cause of cancer in our pets is largely unknown. • Animals get cancer at the same rate as people. • The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has noted that 50% of dogs aged 10 or older will be affected by cancer. In other words, every other dog over 10 years of age will be affected with cancer. In fact, many dogs will have cancer before reaching 10 years of age. Cancer in our pets strikes fear in our hearts, emits immediate images of suffering and pain, and produces feelings

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Stem Cell

In the thirty eight years of practicing veterinary medicine, enormous and eventful changes which are unpredictable and unbelievable have occurred. The medical conditions and diseases which are daily treated with a high degree of success were very difficult to manage when I started. One treatment method that is rapidly changing is regenerative medicine; it is our future for many medical conditions. There are daily reports of new uses for stem cells. Many medical professionals are resistant to these exciting new changes and the uncharted waters, but looking ahead, regenerative medicine will sweep over medicine in the next few years much

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