Independence – veterinary and pet care in Independence, MO

Hours of operation

Mon 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tue 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thu 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sun 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Independence, MO, vet near you

Located minutes from East 39th Street South and Route 291, Banfield Pet Hospital® in Independence, MO, is here for you and the pet you love. You’ll find our veterinary team inside PetSmart off South Bolger Road. We are ready to provide reliable, convenient petcare every day of the week.

Whether your furry companion needs diagnostic testing, a routine checkup, or vaccinations, our veterinary services in Independence will help you as you focus on your pet’s happiness and health. Regardless of the service your pet receives at our Independence animal clinic, don’t forget to let us know how your experience was by leaving us a review!

Schedule a vet appointment in Independence

When your pet needs attention, Banfield Pet Hospital in Independence is just down the road. Our Optimum Wellness Plans® provide preventive petcare, including diagnostic testing, scheduled vaccinations, unlimited office visits, and more, in one wallet-friendly package. Our vet clinic has same-day appointments available on a limited basis for sudden illness or injuries, but call ahead at 816-761-3800 before bringing in your pet for an urgent care matter.

To serve you and your pet, our doors are open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can schedule your appointment in advance by giving our team a call at 816-761-3800 or by utilizing our online scheduling portal.



Our team

Dr. Romanzi graduated vet school in 1999. She has been with the Banfield team since 2011.

About Dr. Donna Romanzi

Dr. Griswold joined our team in March 2019.

About Dr. Danelle Griswold

Dr. Erica Nowlin has been with Banfield Pet Hospital since 2013 after she graduated from the University of Missouri-Colu...

About Dr. Erica Nowlin

Dr. May joined our team in December 2019.

About Dr. Kris May

Dr. Marilyn Velasquez is a 2018 graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has been with Ban...

About Dr. Marilyn Velasquez

Jamie's love for animals has been strong since day one. When she was five, her first cat had to be euthanized, and she k...

About Jamie West

Mariah is our practice manager and LOVES cats!

About Mariah

Amber is a veterinary assistant.

About Amber

Brooke joined Banfield in 2019.

About Brooke

I graduated with an associate degree in veterinary technology in 2001. I have worked in Omaha, Nebraska, as a licensed v...

About Jill

Katelynn joined our team in September 2017.

About Katelynn

Ricca came back to the Banfield team in 2019.

About Ricca

Heather has been a customer service coordinator with our team for over 14 years!

About Heather

Rylee joined our team in December 2020.

About Rylee
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