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Be treated like family.

We work hard to build a culture of trust, honesty, and sincerity. We believe that you and your pets deserve a veterinary practice that puts you above all else. Because being a pet owner is a source of endless joy, but it also comes with questions, fears, and doubts. This is why we believe you deserve a true partner who you can lean on whenever those arise. So ask your questions. Bring your problems. And be sure that your pet is receiving nothing but the best medical care possible.

The cat was sniffing the ground. Wellness & Preventative Plans Preventative medicine saves, enhances, and extends lives. Our plans will ensure that your dog or cat’s health has the smartest and most proactive strategy possible.
gray-cat Fear Free Fear Free veterinary visits eliminate fear, anxiety, and stress, and create an experience that is better and safer for all involved, including pets, owners, and veterinary health care teams.

Goals of fear-free:
○ Reduce or remove anxiety triggers that can cause pets to become fearful at home, in transport, and at the veterinary hospital
○ Help owners deliver calm pets to your hospital
○ Enhance the quality of medicine in the practice
○ Increase compliance at home
○ Improve safety for the veterinary team and pet
dogs-face-happy-white We do it all We’re bringing a full service and high quality veterinary facility to this town. We do it all. From orthopedic surgery, to specialty care, to advanced pharmaceuticals, and everything in between… we’ve got you covered.
Baby Golden Retriever Portrait - Isolated over gray background Canine Reproduction We offer the highest standards in canine reproduction for your breeding needs.
Brown alpaca looking right in the camera Farm Calls We have extensive experience with large animals, and can perform farm calls. If you need to schedule a farm call, please call our office.

What to expect

Our front desk staff will greet you warmly, and we’ll get you and your pet into your exam room as soon as possible. We are a Fear Free practice, meaning we go to great lengths to minimize the amount of stress your dog or cat feels during their visit. In the exam room, one of our technicians will ask you a few questions and better understand the nature of your visit, and then your veterinarian will enter to perform a thorough examination. At all times, it is important to us that you feel comfortable enough to ask us questions and share your concerns.

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What your neighbors say…

Best Vet Ever. Rachel Blankmeyer has been both our barn vet and has seen our dogs as well, and I swear we couldn’t have figured out how to raise our menagerie of animals without her. She is so knowledgeable, so willing to share that knowledge and so accommodating to our style of raising animals, that it is always an absolute pleasure to work with her. Her staff is great and they make it easy to schedule and meet the needs of our animals. I HIGHLY recommend Black Canyon Veterinary Clinic!!!

CC

I had a client with a really, really sick horse last weekend, just after Thanksgiving. This horse was fine one minute and on her death bed the next. Dr. Rachel did everything possible to give the horse the best chance at survival. Dr. Rachel’s bedside manner and her communication with me (the trainer) and the owners was phenomenal. I love how she treated the horse like her own and spoke to the owners honestly but with compassion.

Lauren

Jake Rehard saved our pups life. He got us in last minute and listened to our concerns when other vets did not see the situation as an emergency. He showed us the xrays and walked us through his clinical reasoning so we were informed and equal participants in the plan of care. Our pup wouldn’t have made it another 24 hours without Black Canyon.

Heather

I so appreciate having a vet who listens and doesn’t ignore or discredit a client’s knowledge and experience. Dr. Rachel answers my questions and teaches me in new situations I have not yet experienced, while allowing me to help make decisions regarding my dogs’ care when it is a familiar circumstance. This clinic’s prices are so affordable and appreciated!!

Sue

In the past, I worked in Veterinary Hospitals for a number of years in several capacities and locations. I have finally found a clinic and Veterinarians who meet my standards. With extremely knowledgeable and compassionate staff being as important to me as the actual veterinary care, I am pleased to say that Black Canyon is my choice for my critters.

Vickie

We had such a fantastic experience at Black Canyon Vet! Our dog is 11 and normally petrified of going NEAR the front door of a vet office, and he was incredibly calm and happy to walk into their business and have his annual exam. That’s a win in our book. Rachel is amazing!

Josephine