Our Story

We want your pets to grow up happy and healthy because they are part of the Fairgrounds Animal Hospital family as well as yours.

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“Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.”

– Veterinarian’s Oath

About Fairgrounds Animal Hospital

Fairgrounds Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary animal hospital serving the people and pets of Reno, Nevada, since its establishment in 1970. As the hospital and its services grew, our clinic moved to its current location in 1984.

Our staff of highly skilled and honest professional veterinarians, veterinary assistants, licensed veterinary technicians, and experienced receptionists are passionate about providing the best in medical services for your pets. We believe we are experts at protecting the health of your pets from infancy to old age, specializing in treatments for the unique challenges Nevada’s environment presents its pets. Our staff of experienced medical professionals is community-oriented, caring, and compassionate individuals who truly love and live for our work.

As animal lovers, we know what’s important to our patients and their families. We’re passionate about helping all of our patients lead happier, healthier lives so that there’s more time for cuddling and adventures with your furry family members. And while your dogs, cats, and rabbits in our hands, we’ll love and care for them just like they’re our very own!

Our Mission

We provide the highest quality pet care and offer you the most current information relating to your pet’s health. We want your pet to grow up happy and healthy because they’re a part of the Fairground Family as well as yours.

Our Values

Compassion

We will treat all pets and the people that love them with the utmost dignity and compassion. We will provide services in a caring manner, with a sympathetic consciousness of every patient’s distress together with a desire to alleviate it.

Integrity

We recognize the importance of accurate information. We practice open, truthful, and timely communication with clients and employees. By carefully listening and responding to their concerns, we seek continuous improvement in our services and programs.

Dedication

We are dedicated to each other, our clients, and the community we serve. We are responsive to our clients, passionate in our advocacy of the human-pet bond, and responsible in our actions. We are dedicated to our core values and to upholding the veterinarian’s oath.

Excellence

We strive to exceed the expectations of every client. We endeavor to perform at the highest level of competence and take pride in our accomplishments. Our singular goal is excellence in everything we do.