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Plum Creek Regional Animal Medical Center started in the old 1890's barn and prides itself on being a complete animal hospital, with both modern equipment and a caring, compassionate staff.
Our current facility, built to look like the original big red barn, took six years to design, opening in September of 1994. The design provides for both patient and human comfort, as well as disease control. In 1998, we received the prestigious Veterinary Economics Merit Award for hospital design. Dr. Morris was lucky enough to be chosen to share her love of our profession in a careers article in USA Today. Unlike human medical facilities with strict requirements for record-keeping, cleanliness and patient care there are no required standards for veterinary clinics or hospitals.
Established in 1933, the American Animal Hospital Association is well known among veterinarians and pet owners for its high standards for hospitals and pet health care.
Only about 12% of veterinary hospitals voluntarily participate in the AAHA hospital evaluation program. Trained consultants regularly visit these hospitals to ensure compliance with AAHA's standards for services and facilities. Having added additional doctors in the summer of 2001 and 2009, we continue expanding our services and expertise.