1625 Tonganoxie Rd

Tonganoxie, KS 66086

Meet Our Veterinary Team

Smith Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital offering veterinary services of wellness and preventive care, surgeries, and dental care. Our veterinary staff has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. 

Dr. Vickie K. Smith, Founder, DVM

Dr. Vickie Smith is a 1980 graduate of Kansas State University. She started her own equine practice in 1983 and spent about 20 years doing primarily equine ambulatory practice before transitioning to primarily small animal practice.

Dr. Smith's interest in the "One Health" movement prompted her to earn a Masters in Public Health with an emphasis in Infectious Disease and Zoonoses from Kansas State University in 2014.

Dr. Smith has two grown daughters and still owns horses and dogs. Her current pet is a Pembroke Corgi rescue born with corneal edema. Dr. Smith's favorite part of veterinary medicine is being able to contribute to the human animal bond and the health and welfare of animals and their humans.

Recent Blog Posts

The Benefits of Adopting a Senior Pet

One of the most rewarding things about being a pet owner is knowing that you've given an animal a loving home for the rest of their days. And what could be more rewarding than giving a senior pet a "new leash on life"? Senior pets are often passed over in favor of puppies and kittens, but they have so much to offer! Here are five reasons to consider adopting a senior pet today:

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The Dangers of Pet Obesity & How to Prevent It

Just like humans, our pets can suffer from obesity. As pet owners, it's our responsibility to make sure our animal companions stay at a healthy weight. Not only does obesity limit your pet's mobility, but it can also lead to a host of health problems and make your pet more susceptible to disease. Here's what you need to know about pet obesity and how to prevent it.

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Hidden Signs of Pain: How to Recognize Discomfort in Your Pet

When our pets are sick or injured, they can’t tell us where it hurts or how they feel. However, there are subtle signs that can help you determine when your pet isn’t feeling well. Knowing how to recognize these hidden signs of pain is essential for getting your pet the help they need and improving their comfort.

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Providing Exceptional Veterinary Care

At Smith Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets as if they were our own.

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