Big Bend Veterinary Clinic has been serving the Richmond Heights-Maplewood-Clayton Communities since 1976. Dr. Michael Klinger opened the clinic in 1976 and practiced here for twenty five years. In 2001, Dr. Gavin Hooks took over the practice. Dr. Hooks is a native of the Saint Louis area and practiced in Fenton before joining the Big Bend Veterinary Clinic.
We specialize in small, domestic animal care, and offer a full range of services, including an
on-site grooming facility, surgery and a variety of specialty pet foods and pet care products.
"We believe veterinary service is not just a business....It is a calling!!"
It is also the goal of Alpine Veterinary Service to provide the animal "owners" with service above and beyond all expectations. We realize the importance reflected between each owner and their pet, therefore; we will strive to treat our human clients with compassion, integrity and understanding. It is important for us to help our clients to understand and deal with the issues, which are reflected in their animals health.
We will provide the best possible veterinary care for all your farm animals and horses. We will strive to provide the best possible service and highest quality medical treatments for your pets. We will attend the latest professional conferences and stay up to date on new therapies and procedures, in order to provide the best care we can.