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  • Veterinary Care for Dogs, Cats & Horses

    Sturgis Veterinary Hospital & Equine Center is a hub of advanced equine and companion animal medicine, surgery and dentistry in the Black Hills area of western South Dakota.

    About Our Hospital

Equine Services

All the veterinary services you need to keep your horse happy and healthy, including lameness evaluations, breeding consultations and equine surgery. 

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Companion Animal Services

Veterinary care for cats and dogs, including vaccinations, parasite prevention, dental care, and a comprehensive list of surgeries.

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Welcome to Our Sturgis Veterinary Hospital & Equine Center

Your Veterinarian in Sturgis

Welcome to Sturgis Veterinary Hospital & Equine Center

We are a full-service animal hospital that offers comprehensive medical services for cats, dogs, and horses in Sturgis and the surrounding areas.

From preventive care and surgery for cats and dogs to lameness evaluations and specialized equine surgeries for horses, our broad service offering can meet all of your animal's health needs in one place.

We care for Sturgis horses and companion animals, and have developed a reputation over the years for quality, professional care with a compassionate touch.

Whether you are bringing your animal in to see us for the first time, or have been counting on our veterinary team for years, we will treat your animal as if they were our own.

About Our Hospital

Veterinary Care for Cats & Dogs

From wellness exams and vaccinations to surgery and dental care, our Sturgis vet clinic has all the veterinary services you need for your cat or dog under one roof.

Companion Animal Services

Comprehensive Care for Equine Patients

Equine Services & Facilities

At Sturgis Veterinary Hospital & Equine Center, our veterinarians and equine surgical specialist know that caring for horses requires a special understanding of their biology and behavior.

  • Traveling from Alaska, our horse became critically ill. He honestly would not have lived had we not found Sturgis Vet Hospital. The care is excellent and the team works together with professionalism and empathy for both animals and owners. As good as it gets
    - Chris D.

Keeping Your Animals Healthy

Tips & Advice From Our Team

Whether you are looking for information about parasite prevention for cats and dogs or common illnesses for horses, our blogs feature helpful tips and advice to keep your animals healthy and happy.

Symptoms of Equine Influenza & How It's Treated

Symptoms of Equine Influenza & How It's Treated

Equine influenza, or "horse flu," is a highly contagious upper respiratory disease that can cause serious secondary infections in our equine friends, especially in foals. Here, our Sturgis vets explain the symptoms to watch for and how equine influenza is treated. 

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Importance Of Caring For Your Horse's Teeth

Importance Of Caring For Your Horse's Teeth

Caring for your horse's mouth is an important part of caring for their overall health, happiness, and performance. In today's post, our Sturgis vets share some important reasons you should have your horse's teeth examined regularly and common oral health problems that could affect your horse.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Sturgis.

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Here to Serve You

Address & Hours

Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, just north of Interstate 90, Sturgis Veterinary Hospital & Equine Center serves patients in Sturgis. We are proud to be a referral center for South Dakota, Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday:Closed
  • Sunday:Closed


2421 Vanocker Canyon Rd Sturgis SD 57785 US

Phone Number

(605) 347-4436

New Patients Welcome

Sturgis Veterinary Hospital & Equine Center is accepting new patients. Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Sturgis animals. Get in touch today to book an appointment.

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