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Welcome to Stockyards Veterinary Services

Your Veterinarian in Tofield, Alberta
Call us at (780) 662-0085

If you live in Tofield, Edmonton or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your large animals – look no further. Our veterinarian Dr. Eric LaPorte and our registered Animal Health Tech's Shannon and Megan are ready to assist you in treating your animals. Your animals’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

{Stockyards Vet} is a full service mobile veterinary practice and welcomes all treatment cases as well as animal in need of routine medical, surgical, dental cases and preventative cases. Veterinarian Dr. Eric LaPorte enjoys treating and offering regular farm visits to ensure your animals get the attention they deserve.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your animals. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem herd prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative animal care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call our Tofield office at (780)662-0085 or our Edmonton office at (780)475-0075 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our offices are easy to get to - and you can find directions on our Contact Us Page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter.


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