Welcome to Golden Valley Animal Clinic
Your Veterinary Clinic in Clinton MO

Call us at 660-885-7733


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Golden Valley Animl Clinic welcomes you and your special pet friends to our practice. Just like you, our pets are a very important part of our lives and we are honored that you have put your trust in the care we provide. Your pet's health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the very best care available.

Golden Valley Animal Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our staff has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we strive to make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax and look forward to the visit with our veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. Becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the providing the best opportunity for your animal’s health needs. If you have any questions, call 660-885-7733 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Clinton area pet owners.

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At Golden Valley Animal Clinic, Our goal is to provide genuine concern and care for each and every animal that we meet. We understand how important pets are in our lives and appreciate the opportunity to help you in any way we can. The bond we share with our pets is very important. It is our mission to foster that bond in the relationship we develop with you and your animal friends.





Location

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

Meet the Veterinarians

  • Elroy Schumacher D.V.M

    Dr. Schumacher grew up on a farm near Cole Camp, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine in 1979. He and his family moved to Clinton in 1981. Practicing veterinary medicine has been very rewarding and Dr. Schumacher especially enjoys the interaction with clients and their pets. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his family, especially their four grandchildren along with participating in church related activities. His hobbies include gardening, reading and playing the dulcimer and guitar. The Schumacher’s currently have one cat and one dog.

  • Dennis Weaver D.V.M.

    Dr. Weaver has 42+ years of practice experience. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Weaver formerly owned the Green Summit Animal Clinic in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Dr. Weaver has two children, Holli and Kerby, and one stepdaughter, Kristin, and six grandchildren. Dr. Weaver and his wife Jana, have one dog, two cats, horses, mules and cattle on their farm near Lee's Summit, MO.

  • Eugene Ervin D.V.M.

    Dr. Ervin is a native of southwest Missouri, graduating from Bolivar High School in 1987, and doing his undergraduate work at Missouri State University in Springfield. He is a 1994 graduate of the University of Missouri Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He has special interest in surgery, particularly orthopedics, along with diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of diseases and pets. He currently lives near Leeton with his wife and three children, four cats, two dogs and three goats.

Featured Articles

  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

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  • Xylitol Poisoning in Dogs

    There are an increasing number of cases of dogs getting sick from ingesting a common sugar substitute, xylitol. This substance causes no problems in people, but in dogs it can cause wild fluctuations in blood sugar, often leading to a severe hypoglycemia. It can also cause liver failure. Xylitol is ...

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  • Xylitol Food Additive Harmful to Household Pets

    People love sweets and so do many dogs. In fact, some dogs love their family's sweet treats and sneak bites of it when the humans aren't looking. You or your children probably also share goodies with your family pet. Many sweets are made with the substance called xylitol. Xylitol is used to manufacture ...

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  • The Truth behind K-9's and Chocolate

    We have all heard people say things such as "Don't give your dog chocolate, it will kill him!" or "Even a small amount of chocolate will kill a dog." Fortunately for all cabinet opening dogs out there, the truth to the chocolate rumors lies somewhere between the chilling truth in the refrigerator and ...

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  • Rabies- Not a Disease of the Past

    Did you ever think that your pet's rabies vaccination wasn't all that important? Did you know that if your cat or dog is not current on its rabies vaccination, and a stray or wild animal bites your pet, the County Health Department can, and will, demand that the pet be euthanized or strictly quarantined ...

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  • Pretty Poisonous Plants

    We all enjoy flowers, whether in a vase in our house or in our gardens. We enjoy the multitude of bright colors and the fragrant odor they give us. But there can be a dangerous aspect to some of our favorite plants. The list of poisonous plants is very long, but this will give you information about some ...

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  • Plants That Are Poisonous to Pets

    Pets are incredibly curious creatures who are not above snacking on anything that interests them. When that snack is a plant, problems can occur. Many plants are poisonous if eaten and can cause symptoms ranging from mild discomfort to death. Below is a list of some of the most common plants that sicken ...

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  • Marijuana Toxicity in Pets

    Imagine your concern if you came home to find your dog unable to walk, unresponsive, or in a coma. This is becoming more common as marijuana begins to lose its illicit status, at least in some areas of the world. As the decriminalization and even legalization of marijuana has occurred, cases of toxicity ...

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  • Make Your House Pet Friendly

    Keeping your house pet friendly is critical to the health and wellness of your pets. Just what does pet friendly mean? A pet friendly house is a sheltered location for an animal to live, play and relax that is clean, safe, free from hazards and toxic materials. Most pets share house space with their ...

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Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "We have been taking our pets there for 14 years. The staff and doctors are wonderful!"
    Jackie L.
  • "The people are awesome and caring. It's nice to walk into a clinic and the vet is actually there not out doing farm animals! The vet is awesome and is great at what he does! Best vet I've been to so far!!!"
    Melissa N.