Welcome to Animal House Veterinary Hospital!

Our Animal Hospital in Fairbanks is pleased to offer a wide variety of veterinary services! These services include: wellness exams, boarding, grooming & more! Our veterinary hospital in Fairbanks is devoted to your pet’s well being. We provide a variety of veterinary medical services for dogs, cats, and birds in Fairbanks and surrounding areas. Contact us today at (907) 479-2800 to schedule your pet care appointment with our friendly and dedicated veterinary team!


Noah’ Ark Boarding

Our kennel facility offers spacious rooms for all of your pets while you are away. there are also packages available for special play time, not to mention 24 hour monitoring of the premises.


Noah’s Ark Grooming

Let our staff treat your dog to a spa day with our full service grooming salon. Want to wash your pet yourself? Try out our Laundromutt self-service dog wash!


Muttessori School for Dogs

Don’t want to leave your dog at home alone during the day? Need to keep them occupied while you’re at work? Sign up for our Muttessori School for Dogs!


Animal House Veterinary Hospital

Our Animal Hospital in Fairbanks is pleased to offer a wide variety of veterinary services! These services include: wellness exams, boarding, grooming & more!



I make recommendations to clients with every visit. It may be about vaccines, the kind of heartworm prevention they should use, which foods to feed, and so on. My opinions are based on four years of medical school, 18 years of practice, over 300 hours of continuing education [...]

In one of my recent journals I was intrigued by an article entitled "Urgently rethinking the way we teach veterinary medicine". The premise behind the article is that our current method of developing new veterinarians needs an overhaul and isn't the best way it can be in the 21st [...]

Last week something rather surprising happened at my clinic. A client had dropped off her dog for routine vaccinations, lab tests, and checkup and had planned on picking her up in the afternoon. All of that went fine and I called her to let her know that the [...]

In this blog I've often discussed the current rather bleak job outlook for recent veterinary graduates. Each year new vets are accumulating more debt while the starting salaries have been stagnant or even decreasing. What hasn't been discussed as much is the employment and underemployment status of the [...]

Have you noticed your pet scratching a lot lately?  Shaking their head or chewing at their paws?  If so, most likely it is due to allergies (Atopy).  We need to schedule your pet for a comprehensive exam to have several diagnostic tests done to best determine the cause(s) of their [...]


Dog of the Month! – Onri (Henry)

I moved to the country, a middle-aged woman living alone and fairly remote. I decided I’d get a companion, a dog to be my eyes and ears as I lived ‘the good years’ out of town.

I researched and found a breed I thought would be a good fit for me and my lifestyle. I decided right away that his energy level exceeded my ability to keep up on a daily basis where I was living, so I checked out ‘doggie day care’ facilities and decided upon Muttessori. We have been coming since 2007.

Henri and I attended Puppy Class, and Tricks and Agility classes in the summers. It was a good way to keep him interested and to help me keep my skill levels current. It’s easy to get lazy in the winter when we are less active and spend lots of time cuddling and watching TV.

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