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  • Therapeutic Laser Light Treatment
  • Prescription Diets for Dogs and Cats
  • Full Veterinary Pharmacy
  • Digital Radiographs

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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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News & Updates

Ouch! Dog & Cat Bites 

May 15 – 21: Dog Bite Prevention Week Dogs and cats live in our homes as part of our family. Sometimes, pets will bite. Dog bites can cause pain and injury. Even more serious is the possibility of nerve damage…

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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Mike Richards

Dr. Mike grew up in the Metro East since early childhood.  After graduating from East Alton Wood River High School, he attended the University of Missouri-Rolla, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biological science.  He then attended the University…  Read more

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Dr. Rianna Lutzeier

Dr. Rianna is a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.  We are very excited to have her join the Arch Animal Hospital family!  Read more

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