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

  • Seasonal Care

    Heat Stroke Heatstroke may kill or seriously injure your pet—but it can easily be avoided by adhering to the following tips. Never leave pets in cars on warm days. Exercise your pet during the cool part of the day. Look out for rapid breathing, loud panting or staggering; these can be signs of dehydration, ...

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  • Recognizing Illnesses

    Only a healthy pet is a happy companion. Assuring your pet's daily well-being requires regular care and close attention to any hint of ill health. The American Veterinary Medical Association therefore suggests that you consult your veterinarian if your pet shows any of the following signs: * Abnormal ...

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  • Mealtime

    Puppies Feed a high quality diet designed for puppies. A wide variety of diets and formulations are available and your veterinarian should be your primary source of information as to the best choice for your puppy. The amount fed will vary with the type of food and the individual dog, but in general, ...

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  • Ticks

    Ticks are the small wingless external parasites, living by hematophagy on the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that are often found in freshly mown grass, where they will rest themselves at the tip of a blade so as to attach themselves ...

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  • Seizures

    Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats. Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases. They can happen because of diseases outside the brain or inside the brain. Low blood sugar that can happen with an overdose of insulin or with a tumor of the pancreas can cause ...

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  • Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

    The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in the dog. This injury has two common presentations. One is the young athletic dog playing roughly who acutely ruptures the ligament and is non-weight bearing on the affected hind leg. The second presentation is the older, overweight ...

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  • Luxating Patella

    Luxating patella is a condition where the kneecap (patella) moves out of its normal position. Luxating patella is one of the most common knee joint abnormalities of dogs, but it is only occasionally seen in cats. It may affect one or both of the knees. In some cases it moves (luxates) towards the inside ...

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  • Liver Shunt

    A liver shunt is also named a PSS, portosystemic shunt, portacaval shunt or portosystemic vascular anomaly. This abnormality occurs when a pet's venous blood from the intestine bypasses the liver. In the normal pet, blood vessels pick up nutrients from ingested material in the intestine and carry it ...

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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is the natural deficiency of thyroid hormone and is the most common hormone imbalance of dogs. This deficiency is produced by several different mechanisms. The most common cause (at least 95% of cases) is immune destruction of the thyroid gland. It can also be caused by natural atrophy ...

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  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy (often referred to as a seizure disorder) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. It is commonly controlled with medication, although surgical methods are used as well. Epileptic seizures are classified both by their patterns of activity in the brain ...

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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.