Welcome to Hillcrest Animal Hospital! We are a full service small and large animal hospital and pet hotel located in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Our services include: wellness care, laser surgery, dentistry, laser therapy, care of exotics, regular and prescription foods, dog and cat boarding with dog suites and cat condos. We strive to provide a personal and caring experience for you and your pet. We also make farm calls!
About our doctors:Dr. Kathryn Bell is originally from Cape Girardeau, MO. She graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She worked with Lionsgate Pet Hospital in Overland Park for 2 years prior to purchasing Hillcrest Animal Hospital in 2016 with Dr. Mason. Dr. Bell enjoys surgery, nutrition, and critical care. She has a special interest in alternative methods of pain management. In her free time, she loves to go for walks with her pups, do yoga, bake and watch Mizzou sports!
Dr. Mason Bell is originally from Higginsville, MO. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2010 and the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. He worked with Koch-Stigge Veterinary Clinic in Harrisonville, MO prior to purchasing Hillcrest Animal Hospital in 2016 with Dr. Kathryn. In his free time, Dr. Bell enjoys landscaping and tinkering with his truck.
Dr. Katelyn Garner is originally from Paris, TN. She attended undergrad in Martin, TN and received a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture. Dr. Garner attended vet school at the University of Missouri and graduated in 2020. She is married to Camden and has a 10 year old son named Cayden. Her pets are Wiley Peterson, a Boxer mix and Ranger, a Pit Bull mix. Her family loves the outdoors with hiking, riding 4-wheelers and anything involving water!
Dr. Rachel Chall graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State and also has her Masters in Public Health. She spends her time in the clinic and out in the field doing small and large animal medicine. She also enjoys exotic animal medicine and animal behavior.
Dr. Bailey Faris is a 2022 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a native of neighboring Wayne County and is excited to be back home sharing her new skills with our community. Dr. Bailey is eager to do whatever it takes to help patients and clients in need and especially working with equine patients.
Please contact us today with any questions about your pet's health or to schedule your pet's appointment or stay in our pet hotel!
Thank you for visiting Hillcrest Animal Hospital!
Hillcrest Animal Hospital700 S. Shelby RoadPoplar Bluff, MO 63901
Mon-Thur: 8am - 8pmFriday: 8am - 5pmSaturday: 8am - noonSunday: Closed
Emergency After Hours:
Hillcrest Help Center: (573) 785-1471
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