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About Hess Ridge Animal Hospital

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About Us Veterinarians

Hess Ridge Animal Hospital is a full-service general practice ready to serve dogs and cats in and around Parker, CO. The practice opened in March 2024 and is locally and independently owned. We are committed committed to providing comprehensive care for all stages of your pet’s life – from preventive medicine and routine check-ups to surgery, dental care, urgent care and more. Our experienced veterinarians are dedicated to providing your pet with the highest quality medical care available. We strive to stay up-to-date on the most advanced treatments to offer the best outcome for every patient. Our clinic has modern technology and equipment to provide timely diagnoses and effective treatment plans.

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is simple, we want to develop a lifelong Partnership when it comes to your pet’s health, built on communication, trust, and expertise. We start by taking time to Listen to your pets needs and what matters most to you. Next, we Educate on your furry friend’s health, providing the most up to date medicine and treatment options available. Lastly, we Collaborate with you so you can leave happy and comfortable with the decisions you have made for your pet. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence, compassion, and integrity, we strive to be a trusted resource and provide exceptional care for every pet that comes through our doors.

A Message from the Owner:

Hess Ridge Animal Hospital was built on ideas developed over years of experience, bringing together my vision for how veterinary care should be provided to a local community. It became my dream to open an animal hospital where the pet’s health and client experience ALWAYS comes first. It’s my belief that independently owned practices benefit the client, patient, and community by allowing flexibility to provide consistent and personalized care, top-tier client services, and trustworthy medicine. Our staff will treat you and your pets the exact same way we treat our friends and families and we hope you leave happy and confident in choosing us to be your pet’s medical provider. I look forward to meeting you and your furry family members, and earning your trust and business.

Michael Skarie, DVM
Owner and Founder of Hess Ridge Animal Hospital