Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 636-227-7154!
If you live in Ellisville or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our licensed MO veterinarians treat all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.
Ellisville Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Ellisville veterinarian.
We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health.
If you have any questions, call 636-227-7154 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Ellisville veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page!
At the Ellisville Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued
family members they are.
Dr. Zach Whitehead | Dr. Doug Krofft | Dr. Mindy Walstra-Hummel
Dr. Craig Hummel | Dr. Carter Smith
Ellisville Veterinary Hospital
210 Clarkson Road, Ellisville MO 63011
Phone: 636-227-7154 Text: 636-242-5932
The best vet I have ever gone to! Dr. Krofft is amazing and I didn't feel like I was being "sold" additional procedures or unnecessary tests. I was provided with do it yourself suggestions that resolved the issues we were having.
Dr. Whitehead grew up in the Washington, Missouri area where he attended Saint Francis Borgia Regional High School. He then attended the University of Missouri where he completed his undergraduate studies and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2008. After receiving his D.V.M. degree, he completed an intensive small animal internship at Central Texas Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Austin Texas.
Dr. Krofft is originally from St. Joseph MO., graduated from the University Of Missouri School Of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. He previously attended Missouri University at Columbia where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. Upon graduation from veterinary college, Dr. Krofft joined the Ellisville Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Krofft has served as the vice president,
Dr. Mindy Walstra-Hummel graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Since that time she has been practicing companion animal medicine in a variety of roles. From full-time veterinarian to relief veterinarian, she has had many experiences that have shaped and honed her skills as general practitioner today.
Dr. Hummel received his veterinary degree from Purdue University and was in private practice in the Chicago suburbs for 7 years before moving to St. Louis. Professionally, Dr. Hummel has many interests but greatly enjoys surgery, getting to know patients and clients, and equipping clients with all of the tools and information necessary to care for their furry companions.
Dr. Smith was born and raised in St. Louis, graduated from John Burroughs School and earned a B.A. from the College of Wooster in Ohio. He attended veterinary school for two years at the University di Pisa in Italy before transferring back to the University Of Missouri College Of Veterinary Medicine and graduating in 1980. Dr. Smith owned the Ellisville Veterinary Hospital from 1985 until 2019.
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