Veterinarians
in Joplin, MO

Joplin

Joplin

520 North Rangeline Rd
Joplin, MO  64801

(417) 781-1599

Hospital Number: 0269

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  • Description
    The Banfield Pet Hospital of Joplin is conveniently located inside of Petsmart on the corner of 7th and Rangeline. This hospital has spent a lot of time building strong partnerships with our pet owner clientele. We believe that the best way to help our pets maintain the highest level of health possible is through a pet owner/pet care provider partnership. Through that partnership and through Banfield’s excellent set of health care services, we are able to keep Joplin’s pets happy and healthy.
     
    Whether your pet is in need of a routine check-up or surgery, our staff will do everything they can to keep your pet in the best health possible. Joplin’s Banfield is the trusted go-to for things pet health related, ensuring that your pet receives the best health care available when they need it most. Banfield’s vaccination options are second to none, as are all of the other pet health care options available to the treasured family members in Joplin.
     
    Banfield Pet Hospital is always accepting new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer to our Joplin guests.
     
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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. Kent Arnold

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Arnold joined Banfield Pet Hospital in 2001, when he became the owner of the Banfield hospital in Springfield, MO. After thirteen years of successfully developing the Springfield hospital, he decided to return to Joplin. Dr. Arnold enjoys general practice, but he is especially interested in surgery and dentistry. After many years of practice, Dr. Arnold believes that preventing dental problems is much superior to treating them. He also strongly believes in the health benefits of Banfield’s Optimum Wellness Plans. While in college at Missouri Southern State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Arnold studied Education and Computer Science, in addition to Biology and, of course, Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Arnold lives at home with his wife and three pets. Dr. Arnold is an instrument-rated commercial pilot and a certified firearms instructor and enjoys running, trail biking, reading, video editing and helping his students become responsible firearms owners. More Details >>

    Dr. Jack Bozarth

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Bozarth grew up on the family farm in Southwest Kansas. He began his interest in the veterinary field while watching the local veterinarian treat the family's livestock. He obtained his veterinary degree from Kansas State University, served in the U.S. Air Force and then returned to K-State for his Master's Degree in 1973. He practiced in Oregon, Texas, and Kansas before joining Banfield in 2000. He and his wife have had nearly a dozen cats as well as two dogs over the years. His special interests include dermatology and internal medicine. In his free time, Dr. Bozarth enjoys fishing, baseball, K-State sports, reading as well as visiting historical sites and antiquing with his wife. More Details >>

    Dr. Liz Dawson

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Liz Dawson was born in the St. Louis metro east area and resided there until she moved to Columbia, Missouri to attend college. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and earned a bachelor's degree in animal science in 2003. She graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2007, also from the University of Missouri-Columbia. After graduation, she was married and moved to her husband's family farm in southwest Missouri. She practiced at a small animal clinic in Neosho, Missouri for 9 years before joining the Banfield team in 2016. Dr. Dawson enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her husband, 2 children, and 2 dogs, Truman and Cricket. More Details >>

    Dr. Lea Ann Chandler

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Chandler graduated from Oklahoma State University with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2001. Shortly after graduating, she joined a small animal practice in her home town of Grove, Oklahoma. She enjoyed working at the multi doctor clinic for 14 years before joining the Joplin Banfield team in 2015. In addition to her love of veterinary medicine, she is a wife and mother of two. In her off time, Dr. Chandler actively serves in her church's children's ministry. Additionally, she is a project leader and volunteer with the Delaware County 4-H program. Dr. Chandler delights in equipping both family pets to live healthier, longer lives, and her community's youth to become strong, confident leaders. She also enjoys gardening, cooking, and reading. More Details >>

    Rachel Bell

    Practice Manager

    Rachel attended Midwest Institute in St Louis, Missouri where she received her Veterinary Assisting Certificate in 2007. She worked at the Animal Emergency Clinic before deciding to pursue a career with a preventive care practice. She started at Banfield in St. Charles, Missouri in 2010 and became Practice Manager of the Joplin hospital in 2013. Rachel is an avid St. Louis Blues and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. She enjoys spending time with her pit bull mix, Misty, her beagle, Jessie, and her calico short-hair, Ninja. More Details >>

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