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Chippewa Animal Hospital

3850 Chippewa Street
Saint Louis, MO 63116
314-772-0292

User Reviews (27)

  • 1. These people are the best!

    by: sandeepandee

    I have been going to them since I was a little girl in the 70's. They have been nothing but kind and truely caring for my pets ( Our other little kiddo's)over the years. We have had many of pets in my lifetime and we care for the lost until found babies and I am so glad they are always here for us, even when we have to say goodbye to our best friends. Compasion from the doctor's and his wonderful staff is what makes Chippewa Animal Hospital the best palce to go!

    Pros

    They are kind, loving and really care for you and your pets!

    Cons

    Not a one :)

  • 2. Another great review for this team

    by: bfelice

    Drs. Kurka and Pendino helped me keep my first rescue pup healthy and happy for almost 17 years. Now my newly adopted mill rescue is lucky to be seen by them. The Drs. take time to know each animal and owner dynamic, they present ranges of options at every stage of your pet's life. And I can't thank the staff enough for all of the years of care. 16 years ago a friend recommended them highly; even though they are not really in my neighborhood, I'm so glad I followed the recommendation. I can't imagine taking care of a pet without their help and advice!

    Pros

    A great team.

    Cons

    None.

  • 3. Love this place!

    by: banni74

    My family has been using this vet's office since before I was born. Doctors Kurka and Pendino are fantastic and the staff is extremely friendly! They were there for us when we lost 2 dogs to the pet food fiasco and I will never go to another vet.

    Pros

    Close to home

    Cons

    Not 24 hours

  • 4. Fabulous Vet

    by: amyappal

    We adopted one our dogs from Stray Rescue and this was the clinic that had nursed her back to health after getting a little (or a lot) beat up on the streets. The staff is so friendly and so flexible with their scheduling. I am a bit overzealous when it comes to my dogs but they are always so patient with me. Dr. Pendino is so gentle and patient with our dogs. We loved this place so much we switched our other dog over from our prior vet. They have great hours too...

    Pros

    Friendly & Flexible

    Cons

    Really are none

  • 5. Good veterinarian services

    by: JenniferK

    We adopted our dog from Stray Rescue of St Louis, so this was his first vet. They did a great job of getting him healthy and doing his neutering surgery.

    Pros

    nice and knowledgeable staff

    Cons

    none that I know of

  • 6. Great Staff

    by: luv4paws

    I love this Vet office, they save so many lives every day. The staff here are so friendly and helpful, I've never left disappointed.

    Pros

    they are so good with the animals

    Cons

    it's a little out of my way

  • 7. Thank You on Behalf of the Staff

    by: cookiesgal

    On behalf of the staff I would like to say thank you to everyone who has written a review about us. The opinions of our clients means a great deal to us. it is because of you that we enjoy what we do so much!! Thanks Again, Jennifer

    Pros

    Great Clients!!!!!!

    Cons

    None

  • 8. Best vets in STL

    by: tsxj812

    The vets and the staff here really do care about all animals. They are all so compassionate and helpful. Always willing to answer questions over the phone and honestly do care about each and every animal. And to know that Stray Rescue takes their animals there too makes it even better! Chippewa Animal Hospital is the place for animal care you can trust.

    Pros

    Late & weekend hours, FRIENDLY

    Cons

    None.

  • 9. AWESOME PEOPLE AND FACILITY

    by: STALLION6904

    I'VE TAKEN MY PETS TO CHIPPEWA ANIMAL HOSPITAL FOR OVER 15 YEARS. THEY HAVED BEEN SO GOOD TO MY DOGS AND ME. THEY ARE SO THOUGHTFUL AND KIND, KNOWLEDGEABLE, JUST OUTSTANDING. I'VE HAD TO PUT TWO DOGS TO SLEEP. ONE WAS AT HOME AND ONE WAS AT AN EMERGENCY FACILITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. BOTH TIMES DR KURKA AND DR PENDINO SENT ME A SYMPATHY CARD AND MADE A DONATION TO A VETERINARY COLLEGE IN OUR NAMES. THE DOCTORS HAVE EVEN CALLED MY HOME TO DO FOLLOW UPS ON SURGERIES OR SICKNESSES. I FEEL VERY LUCKY TO HAVE FOUND VETS WHO CARE SO MUCH. THE DOCS ARE HONEST. I NEVER FEEL PRESSURED TO HAVE PROCEDURES DONE JUST TO RACK UP MY BILL. THEY HAVE GREAT HOURS AND ALWAYS FIT ME IN IF I NEED IT. THEY ALSO ARE NOT AFRAID TO ADMIT WHEN THEY DON'T KNOW SOMETHING AND HAVE REFERED ME TO SPECIALISTS WHEN I FOUND OUT A FEW YEARS AGO ABOUT THE WORK CHIPPEWA DOES WITH STRAY RESCUE, IT MADE ME ADMIRE THEM EVEN MORE! I LOVE THE DOCS AND STAFF AND HOPE THEY ARE AROUND FOREVER!!!!

    Pros

    LOTS OF LOVE, KNOWLEDGE, GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Cons

    NONE

  • 10. Awesome place to take your pet's

    by: gamapatty

    They are the most caring doctors & staff ever. I've been taking my pets their ever since my daughter has worked their. I have seen first hand how they take very good care of the animals from stray rescue.There hours are very convienent.The staff is very down to earth & they know how to make you feel very comfortable. They are really great at handling any kind of emergency.

    Pros

    My daughter works here

    Cons

    none what so ever

  • 11. Nothing but POSITIVE!

    by: debwonder

    My experience at Chippewa has been nothing but positive. The dogs I've taken, my own and Stray Rescue dogs never shy away from going inside and are happy to see the staff and doctors. My only complaint is their fabulous selection of dog treats that are right at dog eye and sniff and taste level. I almost always leave with a goody or two for my boys.

    Pros

    great staff!

    Cons

    dog treats at dog level!

  • 12. Awesome veterinery practice

    by: rcahoon

    I have only had good experiences when I take animals to Chippewa Animal Hospital. They are very skilled in every way, and their skill helps minimize the stress put on the animal (most animals don't like going to the vet!), but everybody at Chippewa makes it a fairly easy trip. They have helped so many Stray Rescue dogs and cats over the years--many coming to them in very bad shape. That these animals are able to recover is also a testament to their skill and dedication. They also manage to keep their rates very reasonable, which also lessens the fear involved in taking an animal to the vet. These are awesome and amazing people, and they deserve our thanks!

    Pros

    wonderful staff, talented vets, they all go the extra mile to help any animal

    Cons

    absolutely none

  • 13. Great vet services

    by: NailZ5115

    I have contined to take my dog to Chippewa Animal Hospital event though it is a 45 minute drive. I adopted my dog from Stray Rescue, and I know they help out alot with that organization. The vets and staff have always been great.

    Pros

    They help with Stray Rescue dogs

    Cons

    For me, just distance...

  • 14. Great Vet

    by: sandinista72

    This is a great office of vets. They work with Stray Rescue and I have taken many of my fosters there for treatment. They are always friendly and helpful.

    Pros

    friendly, good service

    Cons

    none

  • 15. Great Vets!

    by: Theodog

    The doctors are very knowledgeable and do a lot with Stray Rescue! I can't say that my dog loves going there, because he doesn't like vets :), but when we have to go, that's the place!

    Pros

    Experienced vets with great attitude

    Cons

    None

  • 16. Wonderful place

    by: jennielle

    Great clinic who really care about the dogs and cats they care for. Vets and staff are very compassionate and dedicated. They've helped so many injured and feral dogs get on track healthwise and ready for foster homes. They give each dog and cat TLC.

    Pros

    helpful, nearby, extended hours

    Cons

    not very large

  • 17. Chippewa - Outstanding services

    by: JanCarmen

    Chippewa is filled with caring people dedicated to saving animals. They do tremendous work for Stray Rescue of St. Louis, as well as individuals. I highly recommend it.

    Pros

    they remember you and they care about your animal

    Cons

    none

  • 18. Would recommend

    by: Saitis

    I have taken my dogs and cats there for 8 years. The staff is caring. They work a lot with Stray Rescue. Some of the animals are close to death and somehow have the strength to survive once they realize they are in a great place.

    Pros

    Very clean and caring

    Cons

    None

  • 19. Sweet and caring

    by: sooty0703

    I picked up a dog to foster from them. They were extremely nice and understanding. They gave me a lot of help.

    Pros

    Friendly

    Cons

    None

  • 20. great place!

    by: lbuxx

    I didn't even know that Chippewa did work for Stray Rescue...that makes me think even better of them!\r\n\r\nI've been taking my animals to Chippewa Animal Hospital for the last two years or so. The doctors and staff are always knowledgable and helpful. They go the extra mile and do their best to help when you have a sick pet.\r\n\r\nThey have great follow up and reasonable rates. Good choice for all around pet care in the city.

    Pros

    great service, knowledgable, caring, reasonable prices

    Cons

    none so far

  • 21. Chippewa is wonderful

    by: philadams77

    The people at chippewa are great. Their service to the dogs and cats of Stray Rescue of St. Louis is inspirational

    Pros

    Great staff and vets

    Cons

    none

  • 22. A great place

    by: Francisco

    we took two of our SR dogs here. bith suffered from heartworms. they had such compassion for our dogs. they were always ready to answer any questions we had. they also donate a lot of their time to SR. great vets and great staff

    Pros

    great staff

    Cons

    far from my house

  • 23. great city vet

    by: savestrays

    they see hundreds of stray rescue dogs a year and do an outstanding job. always so nice and friendly and great long hours. stray rescue would be lost without them!\r\nwoof

    Pros

    great

    Cons

    none

  • 24. Helping my dogs!

    by: KeithL121

    I've had some problems with my dogs lately and everyone at Chippewa Animal Hospital was eager to help me figure out what was going on and how best to help them. I highly reccomend bringing your animals to them for anything and everything. They also do a lot of work with Stray Rescue.

    Pros

    Everyone that works here is very proffesional and easy to talk to.

    Cons

    None

  • 25. Great Service! Wonderful People!!

    by: bizzystlguy

    This is a wonderful hospital. Both of our dogs were cared for by Chippewa Animal Hospital while at Stray Rescue of St. Louis. We continued to take them once we adopted, and could not be happier. The vets are very knowledgeable and will take the time to answer any questions. The vet techs are amazing with all of the animals, and always super friendly. A+ service!

    Pros

    Very knowledgeable

    Cons

    Have found non.

  • 26. awesome place that helps Stray Rescue

    by: crispin777

    These guys along with other local vets care for all of the dogs and cats that come through Stray Rescues doors. Truly amazing!

    Pros

    very friendly and generous

    Cons

    none

  • 27. Great Vet!

    by: rhancock

    This vet works a lot with stray rescue of saint louis, and is actually where we take our stray rescue foster dog to get vetted. The staff is always very helpful and we can usually get appointments for him on short notice.

    Pros

    Cons