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

"Wonderful place! The entire staff is friendly and very helpful! The doctors take time to fully explain the diagnosis and what the treatment plan will entail, they also tell you the cost for everything in the beginning and they offer financial assistance if needed."

Dayna G.

"Everyone here is great. The receptionist is always accomodating and friendly. The techs are loving towards your animals and Dr. Loden is absolutely the best doctor ever. I dont live in this area but for my pets, I wish I did. Thanks to all of you. ❤"

Jacki P.

"The staff and doctors are caring and knowledgeable. They have been awesome about getting my dogs in to see a doctor right away. Their fees are somewhat higher than other clinics I've been to, but it's worth it to have my babies get such good care. Thank you Cornerstone!"

Mark S.

"nice. They handled my pug with care and made sure she was healthy. The first visit is a little pricey but it needed to be done and was worth having her health checked. The first visit always costs the most anyways and I know the next visit wont require as much. If you want your pet cared for this is a nice place to take them. ❤"

Bridgette H.

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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Atopy (Allergies) in Pets

Spring is not always a wonderful time for allergic pets. Pets which suffer from atopy, commonly know as allergies, have exaggerated responses to environmental pollens. Some of the most common environmental pollens in southwest Missouri are ragweed, Bermuda grass, oak, walnut, fescue, and molds. These are pollens that pets are exposed to routinely. These pollens easily float in the air from one yard to another. In humans, the primary target organ for pollens is the respiratory system. Itching eyes, runny nose, and coughing are the common symptoms. In the dog, the respiratory system is only affected in a small way.

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Chip Your Pet Month

Microchipping has become an effective way to help identify lost pets because it’s an inexpensive procedure and can not be easily removed as identification. A microchip is a small device placed between the shoulder blades on dog and cats. The device is about the size of a grain of rice inserted with a large bore needle. The microchip carries a unique number that is registered to your pet. Dog and cats tolerate the placement of microchips with minimal discomfort. On young puppies and kittens, I personally prefer to place the microchip at the time of neutering or spaying, while under

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June is Adopt a Cat Month

Why do we love cats so much? A love affair with cats is part of human history for centuries. Ancient Egyptians and Pharaohs declared them to be gods. Long before that, they were kept because they killed pesky creatures such as snakes, rats, and mice. Only during the dark ages was their relationship with humans severely damaged, being shunned through their association with Satanic activities. Still, the black cat suffers from the association with evil in Hollywood movies, witches, and Halloween activities. Do our cats live to please us as the Golden Retriever? Do our cats live to guard our

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