Sterner Veterinary Clinic

821 N. Jefferson St.
Ionia, MI 48846




Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual physical examination and updating of needed vaccines.  Thorough checkups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and in house blood chemistry to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  
Surgical Services:  Our modern surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures including  specialty orthopedic surgeries.

Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients.  Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.

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Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern radiology equipment provides high quality radiographs and ultrasounds to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.

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Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, dental X-rays, tooth extractions and minor oral surgery.
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.



Permanent identification: We offer tattooing and "Home Again" microchip identification.  
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.  For your convenience, we will ship medications directly to your home.  Please call 616-527-3320 for details.
Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.

Emergency Care:  Please call 616-527-3320 for instructions for after-hour emergencies..