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Healthy pets are happy pets. This is not just a motto at Care-Pets, but a cornerstone of our practice. A conviction held by the doctors, technicians and assistants; one pet owners can trust in.


cocker1.pngCare-Pets Animal Hospital and Wellness Center was founded on this very philosophy by Joan V. Evinger, D.V.M., Care-Pets current owner. Dr. Evinger wanted to practice the best veterinary care in an environment comfortable for both pets and owners. On March 16, 1987, Care-Pets Animal Hospital opened its doors at 7610 Old State Road 60 in Sellersburg, Indiana.

It was not long before Care-Pets began to grow, and the need for more space became apparent. In October 2001, Care-Pets Animal Hospital moved down the road to its current location at 8800 Old State Road 60. This new facility provided much needed additional space. The spacious lobby and four exam rooms were designed with the comfort of our patients, clients, and staff in mind. The new facility also provided the necessary space to accommodate all of our specialized diagnostic procedures including a surgery suite, radiology, and lab to name a few.


Today, Care-Pets Animal Hospital is continually expanding the practice to include the latest state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatments in veterinary medicine. Our staff continues to strive to bring you the highest quality and professional veterinary care for all your furry and feathered companions.

After all, at Care-Pets, your pets are our pets.

Thursdays are senior discount days. 10% discount on procedures for senior clients (65+) or senior pets (7+).

Office Hours

Monday:

8 - 12

2 - 6

Tuesday:

8 - 12

2 - 6

Wednesday:

8 - 12

2 - 6

Thursday:

8 - 12

2 - 6

Friday:

8 - 12

2 - 6

Saturday:

8 - 12

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Location

Testimonials

  • "Dr. Evinger is the most caring and informed vet I have ever taken my dogs to. She has always taken such great care of them and she genuinely cares about animals. I would recommend her and her wonderful staff to anyone."
    Milda Grooms
  • "It is obvious they care both for animals and people, and they do a good job of it!"
    Mark Johnson
  • "I would like to give a big shout out to Dr Joan and the Care Pets team. They took excellent care of our Rebel in his thirteen years of life."
    Sandy Higgins

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