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Welcome to Western Trails Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Edgewood,NM
Call us at (505) 286-4604

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (505) 286-4604!

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If you live in Edgewood or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Stacey Thornton is a licensed NM veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Western Trails Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Stacey Thornton has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Edgewood veterinarian.

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 (505) 286-4604 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Edgewood veterinarian office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Edgewood pet owners.

At Western Trails Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Stacey Thornton
Edgewood Veterinarian | Western Trails Veterinary Hospital | (505) 286-4604

2126 Hwy 333

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Edgewood, NM 87015

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Stacey Thornton
    Practice Owner

    Dr. Stacey Thornton grew up on a small ranch south of Santa Fe. She was very involved in 4-H and enjoyed raising animals to show. She graduated from Moriarty High School before heading down to New Mexico State University where she obtained an animal science degree.

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  • Dr.
    Crystal Clark
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Crystal Clark grew up on a cow/calf ranch in Southern Alberta, Canada. She obtained both a Bachelor’s degree and a PhD in neuroscience before receiving her DVM degree from the University of Calgary, Alberta.

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  • Dr.
    Krystle Hutsel
    Veterinarians

    Dr. Krystle Hutsel grew up in Missouri. By the time she was 12 years old she knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. She attended the University of Missouri and received her BS in Animal Science as well as her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

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  • Brittanie

    Office Manager

  • Anita

    Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Mary

    Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Bobbie

    Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Bianca

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Emma

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Samantha

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Savannah

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Sherri

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Stephanie

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Alicia

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Bethany

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Melody

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Mia

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Sydney

    Kennel Assistant

  • Alina

    Kennel Assistant

  • Madison

    Kennel Assistant

  • Mina

    Kennel Assistant

  • Jessica

    Reception

  • Joan

    Reception

  • Jenny

    Receptionist

  • Paisley

    Receptionist

Location

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Western Trails Veterinary Hospital

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We went to Western Trails in an emergency with my husband's pup!!!!! She was in shock, having seizure like behavior, and had a severe calcium deficiency. They gave her a calcium IV, and she pulled out of it!!!!! The vet came out and talked to us, and told us what we needed to do. AWESOME STAFF, they were very comforting during the situation we were dealing with. They took very good care of Jackie, and she's doing great, and fully recovered!!!!!"
    Lois C.
  • "I always take my 2 German Shepherds here, plenty of running space right outside with no distractions, Dr is so caring about animals as if they are her own !"
    Jess C.
  • "Such a great veterinary hospital! Friendly staff and so caring. We are traveling on the road (from PA to CA) and our poor pitbull wasn't feeling well so we looked up nearby vets and found Western Trails. We took him in and found out he had a fever and lyme disease. They took him in right away ran some tests and gave him an IV to lower his fever. They thoroughly explained everything to us and kept him over night. Gave us some medicine for him and he is back to normal! Thank you to all the staff. You all are truly amazing!"
    Hillary V.

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