Ask us about our Referral Program. Refer a friend and receive $10 in “SWVH Bucks” to use at your next visit!

Established in 2008
Dr. Gary Sargent and Dr. Erin Rasmusson

The goal of Southwest Veterinary Hospital (SWVH) is to provide a standard of excellence for patient care in a modern, fully equipped, AAHA-approved small-animal hospital. We strive to make our hospital comfortable for our patients, attractive to our clients and a pleasant workplace for the doctors and staff.

We are an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited veterinary hospital, one of only 3,000 in the U.S. and Canada. Our accreditation means that we comply with strict standards in patient care, pain management, surgery, safety, and many other important areas. Think of it as a guarantee that your pet is receiving the highest quality care available.

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Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30a-5:30p

SWVH Veterinarians

From left to right, Dr. Christina Martini, Dr. Erin Rasmusson, Dr. Sarah Wilson, Dr. Gary Sargent.

The doctors of Southwest Veterinary Hospital, providing personal and professional service for you and your pets. We are happy to announce the addition of Dr. Christina Martini to the SWVH team. Dr. Christina Martini (Brown) grew up on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe. She attended the University of Nevada Reno for her undergraduate, receiving a degree in Veterinary Science. During her time there she worked as a veterinary assistant with Dr. Sargent and Dr. Rasmusson at both Klaich Animal Hospital and SWVH. She attended veterinary school in beautiful Colorado at Colorado State University, returning during school breaks to gain experience at SWVH. Dr. Martini then completed an internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, a specialty and emergency hospital in Denver, CO. She is very excited to be returning home to join the team at SWVH