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

"The staff was really nice. They explained everything in a manner that was understandable without sounding condescending. 5 stars!😉"

Marc T.

"Great place very friendly. Made my puppy fell safe. Definitely going back."

Barbara D.

"I switched over to this vet a little over a year ago because the care at our old vet was not the way it was when we first got there. We switched over and we’re immediately treated like family. Our dog loves the consistency of the place and employees that work there. It seems we get the same bunch every time we are there. We aren’t having to wait weeks to get in to be seen also! We have been battling some issues with our doggos health, and they get her in almost immediately to see her! We love it there!!"

Cassie B.

"The vets and staff are very friendly and attentive. They really care about your pets.best vets in town"

Lance E.

Patient Stories

Mikko – Orthopedic (Bone) Repair

At fourteen weeks of age I thought I could fly! Wrong! As I tried to fly off the bed, I landed in a disaster. I’m Mikko and I have broken my front leg. Unfortunately,...

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Huck – Broken Leg (Splint)

My name is Huck and I had an accident when I was 5 months old. I jumped off the bed, then landed wrong and injured my leg. I lived in Springfield, so I visited...

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Broken Jaw – Inigo

Oh…I’m so anxious! I just found a new family a few weeks ago and now Mom says I have to go to the doctor to make sure I’m healthy. She has a ton of...

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Featured Blogs

January: National Walk Your Dog Month

What better way to approach the new year with our dogs than taking them for a walk? Walking your dog will increase their metabolic rate which in turn, helps them lose weight and increase muscle mass. When you walk your pet, the pace needs to be brisk – not a leisurely pace on a loose leash. If your pet is not able to walk at least a quarter of a mile without becoming short of breath or acting as if in pain, you should have your pet evaluated by your veterinarian. There are side effects to walking your pet that

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How Do I Trim My Dog’s Nails ?

Why does my dog resist having their feet touched for nail trims? There are primarily two reasons: one is behavioral and the other is medical. Dogs feel secure when all four feet are on the ground. Lifting the foot off ground and holding the foot in the air makes some dogs insecure and nervous. These behavioral issues are best addressed as puppies by you routinely handling the feet of a puppy every day. The other problem is the feet are painful if the patient has allergies. These are dogs that have a history of chewing on their feet. Even if

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January 5th National Bird Day

Is a pet bird for me? Birds are enchanting and beautiful creatures that amuse us with their curious behavior. They have increased in popularity over the last few decades. Many of them live in our homes without major problems; others suffer tremendously from an unnatural lifestyle. By instinct, birds were designed to soar the sky, gaze from tree branches, and often flock with their own kind. Dogs and cats have adapted, through many generations, to being part of our family. The same may not be said about birds. Even birds that are raised in captivity still possess the wild bird

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