Welcome to Village Veterinary Clinic

Providing the highest quality veterinary care in Lompoc, CA

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Your Veterinarian in Lompoc, CA

Village Vet Clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic serving Lompoc and the surrounding areas of the Central Coast. We are also the closest clinic to Vandenberg Air Force Base. Our veterinarians are fully licensed to treat all types of pets and animals, including livestock and exotics.

We are proud to be part of our local community and value the lasting and trusting relationships we build with our clients. Our veterinarians are committed to staying current with advancements in veterinary medicine to provide the best options for our patients and believe in open communication and client education to assist you in making the best care choices for your pet.

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Village Vet Clinic is an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association. Only 15% of all animal hospitals in the United States and Canada are AAHA accredited. Accredited hospitals are inspected by trained practice consultants to ensure they meet AAHA’s high standards in 12 specific areas such as surgery and anesthesia, dentistry, pain management, patient care, radiology services, pet medical records, staff continuing education, client service, housekeeping, and maintenance.

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Comprehensive Veterinary Services for your pets.

We welcome you to Village Veterinary Clinic in Vandenberg Village, where you will receive the most high-quality, personalized, compassionate patient care. Whether a horse, dog, cat, rabbit, or something more exotic is part of your family, we’re here to ensure your pet remains healthy for years to come.

Our Mission at Village Veterinary Clinic in Vandenberg Village

To provide your family pets with the highest quality medical care.
To honor the bond that exists between the pet and their families.
To have open communications with staff and clients to provide consistent care.

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Lompoc Vet & Animal Hospital Serving
Lompoc, CA for 30+ Years

Village Veterinary Clinic in Vandenberg Village was originally founded by Dr. Rick Zander in the early 1980s.
Doctors Connie Ganter and Verne Thacker purchased Village Vet Clinic in October 1999. The original building (across the street) could not contain the growing practice.

The current lot at 3883 Constellation RD was purchased and over a 5-year period, a new building was designed and built. In July 2007 the doctors and wonderful staff moved the animal hospital across the street and the clinic as you see today was established.

Dr. Thacker continues to offer ambulatory large animal services to the surrounding communities. Our in-house small animal service has grown to include full-service vet care with Dr. Connie Ganter and Dr. Julie Deter, as well as bathing.

We continue to have a growing dedicated and trained support staff to help take care of your family’s pets.

Thank you for making us one of the highest-rated veterinary hospitals in Lompoc, CA.

Absolutely fantastic!! We recently had a gas leak at our home and had to find emergency boarding for our little dog. Village Veterinarian & Boarding came to our rescue. Without exception, Every person working there always provides loving kindness to animals and their human “parents”! We would not trust our furry family to anyone else. Thank you Village Vet & group for your very personalized care!

Cheryl B.
Village Veterinary Clinic is such a wonderful environment. We have seen three different doctors and I honestly cannot pick a favorite. Everyone is so professional and thorough. We not only count on the tremendous support and information from the doctors but also use the pet grooming and boarding facilities. Our older dogs are very precious and we entrust Village Vet for our each and every need! Thanks guys!
Lisa G.