Hawthorne Animal Hospital reopens clinic in Troy

After being closed for more than two years, Hawthorne Animal Hospital is reopening its Troy site on a limited basis.

Hawthorne’s Troy Clinic, located at 1516 Alarth Drive, had been closed since March 2020 due to a combination of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and staffing issues.

Hawthorne’s main location at 5 Cougar Drive in Glen Carbon remained open throughout this period and was busier than ever.

“We have always felt that the (Troy) office makes it easier for clients in this area to get wellness appointments and cross-checks rather than coming to the main office,” said Dr. Paul Myer, Hawthorne’s chief of staff. “We appreciate everyone’s patience over the past two years and we are picking up the pace.

“Our staff are delighted with this, and it will make it easier to manage the crazy schedule we have at our Glen Carbon site. We are usually booked for several weeks to a month or more.

The Hawthorne Veterinary Clinic reopened on Thursday July 14 and will reopen from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday July 28.

“We’re still working to try to get more staff, so we’ll only be open for a few days to start,” Myer said. “We are going to be open on Thursdays in August and hope to open more days in September.”

The clinic offers comprehensive wellness exams and vaccinations by appointment. Any pet owner who would like to schedule an exam for their dog or cat can call 618-288-3971. Pets with medical emergencies will be referred to the 24/7 Hawthorne Animal Hospital in Glen Carbon.

“Like most veterinary clinics in the United States, Hawthorne has seen greater demand for our services over the past two years as the number of pet owners exploded,” Myer said. “With the reopening of our second site, we are providing Troy residents with access to quality veterinary services closer to home and reducing wait times for patients at our Glen Carbon hospital. Our Troy clinic is just one more way to make care convenient for the families we serve.

Founded in 1956, Hawthorne is comprised of a team of veterinarians with more than 125 years of combined experience in all areas of medical care and is equipped with cutting-edge technology to improve the health outcomes of companion animals. she treats. Hawthorne is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAAH), a designation that only 12-17% of veterinary clinics in the United States currently hold.

The Troy Clinic in Hawthorne opened in 2000.

Myer added that Dr. Kirk Hubbard will be the clinic’s veterinarian when it reopens.

“Dr. Hubbard has been with us for several years and his primary focus is on wellness and general medicine,” Myer said.

New and current Hawthorne patients who want to save on pet care are encouraged to enroll in a Hawthorne Wellness Plan. By spreading the cost of services over 12 months, pet owners can provide their dog or cat with preventative medicine and wellness visits while saving hundreds of dollars a year. Complementary services, such as dental care and heartworm preventative medication, ensure that all basic pet care is covered. For more information, visit hawthorneanimals.com/wellness/plans.

“The plan makes it much easier to budget for expenses related to caring for your pet,” Myer said.

More information about Hawthorne Animal Hospital is available at https://hawthorneanimals.com/.

Benjamin M. Yerger