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Welcome to Antioch Dog & Cat Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Kansas City, MO
Call us at 816-453-7272


Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 816-453-7272!

If you live in Kansas City or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Michael Hodgson is a licensed Missouri veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Antioch Dog & Cat Hospital is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Michael Hodgson has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Kansas City veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 816-453-7272 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Kansas City veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Kansas City pet owners.

At Antioch Dog & Cat Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Michael Hodgson | Dr. Kara Ballenger | Dr. Tom Mckee | Dr. Lauretta Richtermeyer
Kansas City Veterinarian | Antioch Dog & Cat Hospital | 816-453-7272

5200 NE Vivion Rd
Kansas City, MO 64119

Testimonials

  • "Very pleased with Timmy's treatment for his ear infection. He is feeling great and it was so much easier on him to just have two in office treatments rather than every day at home for a week."
  • "We always have a great experience when we board our dogs. The Staff are friendly and care about our pets."

Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Friday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

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