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We Treat Your Pets Like Our Own!
If you live in Rio Rancho or the surrounding area in NM, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Colleen Nault, a graduate of Louisiana State University, is our full time licensed veterinarian. Your pet's health and well being is her top priority and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.
High Desert Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as routine medical, surgical and dental issues. Dr. Nault is experienced in all types of veterinary medicine and is devoted to keeping your pet healthy and maintaining open communication with all of her clients. 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 Rio Rancho 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. Be sure to check out our Puppy Programs and Senior Health packages. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question don't hesitate to call us 505-892-4412 . Our Rio Rancho veterinary office is very easy to find, and you can get directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Rio Rancho pet owners. We carry Hills, Purina and Royal Canin Veterinary diets.
At High Desert Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
We have senior discounts, military discounts and package discounts.
If you have a conflict with our hours we will do our best to arrange an appointment that will fit your schedule. Call us at 505-892-4412 or FAX us at 505-896-4898. If you have an emergency when our office is closed, please call Albuquerque Emergency Clinic at 505-884-3433
Dr. Colleen Nault
Rio Rancho Veterinarian
High Desert Animal Hospital
4035 Peggy Rd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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