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Welcome to Quartz Hill Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Quartz Hill,CA
Call us at (661)-943-7896


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At Quartz Hill Veterinary Clinic we're dedicated to providing quality animal hospital services for the Antelope Valley and surrounding areas. We provide in-house surgeries, a full range of  diagnostic services, and a complete pet pharmacy.  Quartz Hill Veterinary Clinic is comprised of a modern hospital, surgical unit, radiology department and on-site laboratory. We emphasize preventive care whenever possible to ensure a happy, healthy and long life for your pet.  Quartz Hill Veterinary Clinic offers state-of-the-art pet health care services including examination, vaccinations, heartworm and parasite prevention, geriatric health care programs for older pets, veterinary dentistry for pets, and nutritional counseling. We take a special interest in general and orthopedic surgery performing such complex procedures such as Canine Cruciate Repair  We also offer discount spay and neuter programs and online consultation for general and orthopedic surgical cases and special pet care. Our multi-doctor practice combines comprehensive analysis to offer your pet the very finest in surgical procedures and health care. We know you have questions and concerns when it comes to your pet's health.  Don't hesitate to contact us at either of our offices if you are in need of help for any pet related problem.

If you live in Quartz Hill or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our doctors are licensed CA veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Quartz Hill Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Quartz Hill veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (661)-943-7896 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Quartz Hill veterinarian office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Quartz Hill pet owners.

At Quartz Hill Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Care Credit

Dr. Chris Biggerstaff, Dr. Debbie Spencer
Quartz Hill Veterinarian | Quartz Hill Veterinary Clinic | (661)-943-7896

42237 50th St West
Quartz Hill, CA 93536

  • CHRIS BIGGERSTAFF, D.V.M.
    Senior Clinician, Staff Surgeon

    Dr. Chris Biggerstaff graduated from veterinary school at the University of Missouri in 1988.  His grandmother was a long-time resident of Rosamond and he made his home with her immediately following graduation.  He opened Southern Kern Veterinary in Rosamond in April of 1989 and worked there full time until August of 2004.

  • KATHY SHROEDER
    Certified RVT

    Hi, I'm Kathy Shroeder. I've been here at Quartz Hill Veterenary Clinic since October of 2006, but have been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 1990. I have always loved animals and have known since I was very young that I wanted to work them as a career. In addition to working in a small animal private practice, I worked for Los Angeles County Animal Control for five years, had my own pet setting business and taught veterinary assisting for the Adult School.

  • CHRISTINE
    Veterinary Assistant

    Christine has been a Veterinary Technician since 2004. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to work with animals. 

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Love Dr. Debbie, Dr. Chris and the staff. They always show compassion and understanding no matter what the situation is and treat your pets like family."
    Cheri J.
  • "Very professional staff and doctor, I would definitely recommend them for your pets."
    Junior C.
  • "Love the staff....love the doctors....treat you and your pets like family"
    Lynn K.

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  • Leptospirosis

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  • Dentistry

    Over 85% of dogs and cats have some type of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease simply means that the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place are being destroyed by oral bacteria. This preventable disease is the number one diagnosed disease in our pets, yet many animals suffer needlessly. Periodontal ...

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  • Tapeworms

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  • Seizures

    Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats. Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases. They can happen because of diseases outside the brain or inside the brain. Low blood sugar that can happen with an overdose of insulin or with a tumor of the pancreas can cause ...

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  • Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

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  • Luxating Patella

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  • Epilepsy

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

QUARTZ HILL VETERINARY CLINIC

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

VACCINATION CLINIC

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Cash Only

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Cash Only

Sunday:

Closed