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

  • Microchipping Your Pet

    Each year, nearly 8 million animals end up in local shelters. Of those 8 million pets, data shows that less than 20 percent of lost dogs and less than 2 percent of missing cats are ever returned to their original owners. Thankfully, there are some useful tools available to help pet owners who have lost ...

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  • Multiple Pets Benefit Families

    Just like humans, furry family members need to have company, playmates and social interactions to be happy. Sometimes it's hard to remember that our family pets are animals first and family second. We typically look at the benefits of pets in homes from the standpoint of work and expense involved. ...

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  • New Pet? 7 Questions to Ask Your Family Veterinarian

    Your new family member may be furry with whiskers and a tail, or have scales, hooves or even wings. If you're the proud new owner of a new pet, chances are you'll have best results integrating your new pet into your family when you include a veterinarian on your team. "Having a new pet isn't like having ...

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  • New Pets Help Families in a Changing World

    There is no doubt that we find the little round heads and big eyes of young puppies and kittens irresistible. Millions of new pets find their ways into our hearts and homes each year. Studies show pets are a very positive addition to families or singles and even empty nesters! Pets relieve stress, add ...

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  • Pet Ownership and Your Health

    Your pets provide companionship, unconditional love and plenty of smiles, but they also make you healthier just by living with you. The health benefits of owning a pet are both physical and psychological, and they extend throughout an owner’s life. By keeping your furry companion healthy and happy, ...

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  • Pet Therapy

    Are you dealing with extreme levels of emotional stress, exhaustion or depression? If so, pet therapy might be right for you. Companionship is only one of the many benefits pet therapy provides. Keep reading to find out what pet therapy involves, which conditions it can help treat and why you might benefit ...

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  • Pet Travel Tips

    Are you planning to hit the road with your pets this summer? Whether you are planning a lengthy family road trip or a quick summer getaway, there are some important things you need to know before making the decision to travel with your pets. Use the following tips to guarantee a safe and stress-free ...

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  • Pets Can Teach Children How to Nurture and Care

    Gail Melson, author of Why the Wild Things Are: Animals in the Lives of Children has been watching animals and children for some time. She estimates that of every ten children, four grow up in a home that includes domestic animals. She has determined that as many as 90 percent of all youngsters live ...

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  • Pets With Benefits

    Have you ever noticed that you tend to feel better when you are around your pet? You are not alone. Recent studies show that nearly 50 percent of Americans find stress relief from their pets. Whether you own a dog, a cat or a lizard, pets offer companionship that can be greatly beneficial for your physical ...

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  • Pigs as Family Pets

    You and your family may be charmed with the thought of adding a pet pig to your home. Many people have moved forward with finding their new pet, yet not taken the steps to provide appropriately for their pig. And themselves. As small and unassuming as a small pig might seem, there are considerations ...

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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.