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At Alpine Veterinary Hospital we understand, respect, and appreciate the human-animal bond that we all have with our pets. They are very special members of our families and we treat them as such. We strive to provide the best quality medicine and most current surgical techniques with integrity in a compassionate environment. Thank you for the trust you have placed in caring for your loved one.
Alpine Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. David Helland is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Rockford veterinarian.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call (815) 399-4808 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Rockford veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Rockford pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
At Alpine Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are. Dr. David Helland Rockford Veterinarian | Alpine Veterinary Hospital | (815) 399-4808 4502 Charles St, Rockford Rockford, IL 61108
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