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.

Call (775) 825-7984 or
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Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30a-5:30p

February is Pet Dental Health Awareness Month

Why is dental disease important to treat in our dogs and cat? Read about the health benefits in some of our blog Fine Furry Friends articles.
Perio Who?

What is in your cats mouth?

At SWVH an oral exam is part of each complete physical and every patient we see. We look for the level of calculus (mineralized plaque), gum redness (gingivitis), gum recession (root exposure), fractures and then will recommend treatment (if needed). Any questions? Let us know!