Serving Slater for Over 30 Years!

313 Main Street, Slater, IA 50244


For 30 years Slater Animal Hospital has been serving the Slater, IA area with superior veterinary care. Our office operates under the priority of your pet’s health and comfort. We look forward to serving you.

Going to the doctor should never be stressful – not for humans or for pets. We strive to make every visit as relaxing and stress-free as possible. For patient, loving veterinary care for your pet, give us a call.

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About Us

Click here to learn more about Slater Animal Hospital, a little bit of our history, and the team working to provide exceptional care to your pet. We can’t wait to meet you and your furry friend!

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If after exploring our site you have further questions about our service or practice, please feel free to contact us using our online form, or call the practice today! Our friendly staff is ready to help.

Veterinary Services at Slater Animal Hospital

Dr. Beth Wilkinson purchased Slater Animal Hospital in 2014. She is happy to continue offering the high level of care Dr. Don Sievers provided to the Slater, IA community for over 20 years. At Slater Animal Hospital, all patients are treated with love and care, and all clients are greeted with a warm smile. Your pet’s health and happiness are our priorities!

We offer a wide range of services, including:

  • Wellness & Prevention (Vaccinations, Micro-chipping, Dental, etc.)
  • Parasite Prevention (Fleas, Ticks, Heartworm, etc.)
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Surgery
  • Laser Therapy
  • Prescription Diets

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We tend to your pet’s needs as though they are our own. Call us today to set up an appointment!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the recommended vaccines?

Vaccines are an important part of your dog or cat’s health care. Vaccines keep your pet healthy and prevent serious diseases. However, we tailor the vaccine recommendations to your pet’s lifestyle. Talk to one of our knowledgeable staff members to decide what is best for your pet.

Do we accept payment plans?

We do not accept payment plans but we do offer a variety of payment options:

  • Cash
  • Personal Checks
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Android Pay
  • Care Credit*

*Care Credit is a credit card that can be used on most medical expenses, including veterinary expenses. You can apply at

Do I have to make an appointment to be seen?

We operate by utilizing an appointment-based schedule to ensure the best quality care for each patient. You can make an appointment by calling 515-685-3526, emailing, or messaging us through our PetPro app.

What types of pets do you treat?

At Slater Animal Hospital, we treat cats and dogs.

Can I get prescriptions sent to my house?

Yes, you can! Use our online store to order any current prescriptions.

What services do you offer?

We offer a variety of services including:

  • Puppy & Kitten Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Senior Pet Care
  • Parasite Control
  • Pet Dental Care
  • Diagnostic Care
  • In-House Laboratory
  • Surgery & Related Services
  • Therapy Laser Treatments

I got a new pet, what do I need to do next?

Congratulations! We will want to see them at 8, 12, and 16 weeks old for their routine puppy vaccinations and checkups. At their first appointment make sure to bring any records on your new family member and a fresh fecal sample.

Do you offer emergency services?

Unfortunately, we are not fully equipped to offer emergency services. If you come in on an emergency basis, we have the necessities to stabilize your pet and come up with a plan for transportation and referral to an emergency center.

There are three emergency clinics close to Slater that we recommend: