Welcome to Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center

Your Veterinarian in Raytown, MO
Call us at (816) 353-6681


Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (816) 353-6681!

If you live in Raytown, Lee's Summit, Independence, Kansas City or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. The Doctors of Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center are licensed Missouri veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pet’s health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center is a full-service animal hospital that has been providing quality health care services to pets in Raytown and the surrounding communities since 1975.

We offer a wide range of services including boarding, preventative wellness care, internal medicine, dentistry, senior pet care, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and offer a wide range of health maintenance services. Please take a look around our website and feel free to give us a call at 816-353-6681 if you would like to schedule an appointment or ask a question.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (816) 353-6681 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Raytown veterinarian office is very easy to get to, we are located at the intersection of Raytown Rd and Gregory Blvd -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Raytown pet owners.

At Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Tim Chirpich | Dr. Jeania A. Beachner | Dr. Mike Utz | Dr. Matthew C. Godwin
| Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center | (816) 353-6681

7037 Raytown Rd
Raytown, MO 64133

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Friday:

7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

Meet the Veterinarian

  • Dr.
    Tim Chirpich

    Dr. Tim Chirpich is a General Practitioner and the owner of Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center since 1998.

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Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "Dr J Beachner, is awesome! !! She has the "old fashioned ethics " My dogs know 2 blocks away where they're going, they absolutely LOVE her. Fortunate to have found her."
    Lori L.
  • "We use Belton Animal Clinic and love them because they do exotic animals. However, when it came to our Vizsla that needed ACL replacement that they didn't do they recommended us to Raytown Animal Hospital and Dr. Chirpich. We were EXTREMELY pleased with his services and his staff. Our Vizsla did great. Bad news was he ended up tearing his other ACL and we returned back to Dr. Chirpich. He's home and recovering and we are VERY pleased again."
    Sarah M
  • "All the vets and staff here have been great. They are very prompt yet thorough; also very compassionate and always willing to lay out all the options in difficult circumstances. I have been bringing my pets here for 20 plus years and have never had a bad experience."
    Dianna G

Featured Articles

  • The Most Expensive Dog Breeds

    It is well known that each breed of dog tends to have certain health problems more common to that breed. This is probably due to genetics. As canine DNA is studied, it is hoped that we can eventually develop genetic tests for early detection and possible prevention of these diseases. In the meantime, ...

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  • Fatal Rabies Disease is Preventable

    Pets need to be vaccinated to prevent against rabies. Rabies is a fatal viral zoonosis and veterinarians believe that all mammals are susceptible to it. This disease puts the public at risk and prevention measures are urged. Rabies is transmitted through saliva. It enters the body of person or pet through ...

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  • Chronic Pain in Pets

    It's hard to see your pet in pain day after day, particularly if your formerly energetic friend has now become lethargic and withdrawn due to a health condition or disease. Unfortunately, pets suffer from chronic pain just like people do. Learning about types of chronic pain and treatments can help you keep your pet more comfortable. ...

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  • Do You Know the Facts About Canine Lyme Disease?

    If your dog shows signs of stiffness or begins limping, you may assume that arthritis is to blame. Unfortunately, joint pain can also be a sign of canine Lyme disease. Learning the facts about this tick-borne disease can help you ensure that your pet receives prompt treatment. How is Lyme Disease Transmitted? People ...

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  • When Is a Goopy Eye a Problem?

    Many dogs have thick eye discharge. Sometimes it is just in the morning; sometimes it has to do with a dog’s breed. Some breeds of dogs have eyes that sit differently in their skull, causing more discharge. And, sometimes, the goopy eye is a sign of a severe, chronic and painful condition called keratoconjunctivitis ...

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  • What to Do When Your Pet Goes on the Carpet

    Straining to urinate, frequent urination, blood in the urine, and accidents in the house are common symptoms that pet owners report to their veterinarian. Many times the signs come on suddenly, as people find urine spots on the floor, often near the door where the dog goes outside. Cat owners may notice ...

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  • Vomiting Versus Regurgitation

    When you come home to find a mess on the floor, it is easy to assume that the dog vomited. Vomiting is very common in dogs, as they often eat weird things! There are actually many other causes of vomiting, including parasites, kidney disease, liver problems, pancreatitis, and food allergies. Overall, ...

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  • Understanding Canine Compulsive Disorder

    If your dog has developed a tendency to pursue the same pointless activity -- sucking on his flanks, chasing his own tail, barking or snapping at thin air, et cetera -- he may be suffering from canine compulsive disorder, or CCD. Fortunately, treatment and training can help him overcome his obsession. Defining ...

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  • Types of Diabetes in Dogs

    Most people have heard of diabetes and associate it with needing to administer insulin. But actually there are two different kinds of diabetes: diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. Their symptoms can be similar, but their causes are totally different and thus their treatments are completely different. Diabetes ...

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  • Staph Infections & Your Pet

    You may have heard of MRSA infections in people discussed in the media in this last year. Otherwise known as Staph or Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, this type of bacteria is resistant to most antibiotics. People infected with this dangerous bacteria can become quite ill or even die if an ...

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