Academy West Animal Hospital Boarding & Grooming

"Where your pet is our priority"

                               About us

 Academy West Animal Hospital

Boarding and Grooming

Established in 1976

Owned by Dr. Thomas J. Ratke 


 We are a full-service veterinary hospital offering basic surgery, with the occasional specialty procedure. 

Our caring staff is compassionate, knowledgeable and utilize their education in the latest technological advances to provide your pet with exceptional care. Our Veterinarians and Vet Techs together, will offer you a wealth of knowledge and answer any of your concerns.  

          Our staff cares deeply about our patients and treat them as if they were our own family. We strive to develop a bond with not only our patients, but with their owners. Our appointment schedule is constructed to allow ample time for doctor-client communication.

The veterinary staff will provide you with timely and informative progress reports on how your pet is doing. As part of client/staff communication, we will call you the following day to see how your pet is doing.


Using this website, you can take a tour of our hospital and get to know some of our staff. You and your pets are welcome to schedule a personal tour of the hospital and our boarding facilities.