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It isn’t very often in today’s world when you engage in a partnership with a medical professional who compels you to want to tell everyone you know so that they too can benefit from such extraordinary care.   I have found the best veterinarian since I started owning pets more than 35 years ago and his name is Dr. Mike Richards at Arch Animal Hospital.

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A Reminder About People Food

As a pet owner, it is so hard to NOT give your pet a bite of what you are munching on at the moment. You think, “Just a bite won’t hurt.” The truth of the matter is that “people food”…

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Dr. Kelvin Urday

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Dr. Mike Richards

Dr. Mike grew up in the Metro East and attended the University of Missouri-Rolla, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biological science. He then attended the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2009. After graduation, Dr. Mike practiced in Fairview Heights for 3 years, then in Waterloo for a year before purchasing Arch Animal Hospital in early 2013.  Read more

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