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If you live in Independence or the surrounding area in MO, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Mel Falk is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.
Hidden Valley Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Mel Falk is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Independence veterinarian.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call (816) 795-7387 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Independence veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Independence pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
Your pet deserves the finest, just as any member of your family does. That's why since 1993 the staff at Hidden Valley Animal Hospital has been providing the highest quality care to be found anywhere. Upon entering our state of the art full service hospital, you will find a spacious and warm building that earned distinction among the 1998 "Veterinary Economics" magazine's hospital Design Competition as one of ten national Merit Award winners.
This loving, family atmosphere conveyed by the architecture will be felt at every step throughout your visit. you and your loved one will receive compassionate, personal attention that is individualized according to your specific needs.
Our staff uses a team approach to caring for each member of our large "family", as we believe this will provide the highest quality care possible. Plus, you can rest assured that every member of our health care team will have up-to-date knowledge about the issues concerning your pet. We place a premium on continuing education, as we have weekly training sessions with our staff and encourage attendance at relevant seminars when ever possible.
We have at our disposal a wide array of laboratory and diagnostic equipment which we can use to provide a more thorough assessment of your loved one.
Combine our quality with the comprehensive range of services available all in one location, and you will see why Hidden Valley Animal Hospital has grown every year we've been in existence.
At Hidden Valley Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Mel Falk
Independence Veterinarian | Hidden Valley Animal Hospital | (816) 795-7387
17501 Hidden Valley Road
Independence, MO 64057