Family Owned and Operated Since 1971

Kirkwood Animal Hospital, privately-owned since 1971.
You may have learned in the news or on social media that large corporations are buying privately-owned animal hospitals and veterinary clinics across North America. Many hospitals in the St. Louis area have been purchased by such corporations. Kirkwood Animal Hospital will remain a privately-owned practice thus allowing our doctors and staff to make the best decisions for you and your family pets. At Kirkwood Animal Hospital, our passion is rooted in the excellence of medical care, surgical procedures and overall service for your pets. We firmly believe that private practitioners will make the best decisions for your pet based upon an examination and in consultation with you, the pet owner. The well-being of your pet and your family are of the utmost importance to our doctors and staff. We would like to thank all of the clients who have entrusted their family pets to our care since we were founded in 1971. We cherish our relationship with you and your pets.

Fred W. Bendick Jr., DVM, Kirkwood Animal Hospital Founder and Hospital Director
Elizabeth Bendick, Office Manager
Katherine Bendick Sutton, BS Business, Business Manager
Matthew Bendick, MBA, Financial Consultant
Brian Bendick, J.D., Hearne & Bendick LLC, Legal Counsel

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