Welcome to Cactus Pet Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Glendale, AZ
Call us at 623-979-0303

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If you live in Glendale or the surrounding areas in the West Valley, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Richard Joiner, a licensed veterinarian, treats all types of pets and animals, like cats, dogs, birds, chinchillas, and other small animals. Your pet's health and well-being are very important to us and every step will be taken to give your pet the best possible care.

Cactus Pet Hospital PC is a full service animal hospital, offering core vaccinations and regionally important additional vaccines, as well as yearly or as-needed health exams,  dental treatments, and surgical procedures. Dr. Richard Joiner is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments and has addressed the health needs of many pets throughout their lives, and Dr. Terry Gammill provides a wide range of surgical skills, including important basics like spay/neuter and dental. Beyond first rate pet care, our clinic provides a comfortable, kid-friendly, and very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Glendale veterinarian.

At Cactus Pet Hospital, we believe the best veterinary care for animals is problem prevention and good nutrition habits. We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets; browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. If you want to ask a question, please call 623-979-0303 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Glendale pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Cactus Pet Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Richard Joiner

Glendale Veterinarian | Cactus Pet Hospital | 623-979-0303

5831 West Cactus Road
Glendale, AZ 85304

Accepting New Patients!

Cactus Pet Hospital is always happy to welcome a new pet and their "hoo-mans" into our family! Whether you just moved to the area, or are looking for that small-town-feel in the middle of the city, feel free to stop in & check us out!

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  • Dr.
    Richard Joiner

    Veterinarian since 1974, treating Glendale pets since 1981.


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Boarding Only

8:00 am-2:00 pm


Boarding Only by Appointment

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Please call 623-979-0303 to make an appointment.


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We have three dogs that are under the care of Ambassador Animal Hospital. The staff are very attentive, take great care of our pets, show incredible compassion and love for animals, and are very prompt in responding to our needs. Most recently we had to put one of dogs down, and while this was incredibly difficult for me, the staff took such good care of both my dog and ME! They're very special people and your pets will be in good hands with Dr. Joiner!"
    Michele M. / Glendale, AZ