Veterinarians
in Tucson, AZ

Central Tucson

Central Tucson

4374 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ  85705

(520) 887-9617

Hospital Number: 1196

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  • Description
    Looking for veterinary care services in Tucson? At Banfield Pet Hospital, we provide quality veterinary care and are conveniently near the Oracle Ridge Plaza Shopping Center.
     
    Your pet is an important member of your family and our skilled veterinarians keep this in mind when providing pet care services. We can handle pet care needs for the different stages of your pet's lifespan, from preventive care for kittens and puppies, to pet nutrition advice that can help them lead long, active lives as they age. 
     
    We also feature many pet health resources online to assist with pet health challenges at home. Articles from Banfield team members can help you with proper pet nutrition, behavior questions and more issues. When you need pet health answers, you can turn to Banfield Pet Hospital.
     
    Our friendly Banfield staff can also educate you about our Optimum Wellness Plans® to help manage your pet care expenses.
     
    Don't forget to sign up to receive our newsletter. Members will also receive access to special pet health features on our website, as well as the ability to request appointments at their local Banfield online. We warmly welcome new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available.
     
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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • Care Credit
  • Team

    Dr. Michael Rice

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Rice has nearly 20 years experience in the field of veterinary medicine, having been with Banfield since 2013 and before that practicing veterinary medicine at local hospitals and otherwise working in the field since 2000. He attended Western Maryland College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology in 1994. He then spent several years in biomedical and pharmaceutical research around the DC Metro area before moving to Tucson to change his focus to conservation biology, zoology, and wildlife management. While in Tucson, he attended the University of Arizona where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Science. He then attended Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. He has a long history of volunteerism in the Tucson area, having been an active volunteer with local nonprofits since the early 2000's. More Details >>

    Dr. Heather Penton

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Penton was born in Massachusetts but spent most of her childhood in northeast Ohio with dogs, cats, and her off-the-track thoroughbred. She earned her B.A. in biochemistry from Hiram College, where she spent summers participating in an endangered species research project and volunteering at various large and small animal clinics. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Penton attended The Ohio State University to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Her husband's postdoctoral studies brought them to Tucson in 2013 and they've enjoyed the Arizona sunshine ever since. They share their home with a retired racing greyhound, two Italian greyhounds, a terrier mix, and various pocket pets. Her clinical interests include behavioral medicine, the human-animal bond, dentistry, and internal medicine. More Details >>

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