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At Bear Creek Veterinary Care we go above and beyond to give you and your pet the quality of service you deserve. But don’t take our word for it. Hear it straight from the clients we serve:

Anthony J.
“Incredibly friendly, caring, and knowledgeable staff. My dog goes to see both Dr. Van Valin and Dr. Lisenbee. They are the only vet in town that will make time to fit you in on the same day, even if they are completely booked!! I highly recommend this clinic to everyone.”

Janell G.
“We have always felt very cared for at BCVC. I am always happy to recommend [their services] to anyone I know…Thanks for everything.”

Robert J.
“We appreciate the gentle care our cat received…we feel that she is well taken care of, and we will gladly recommend your office to friends…”

Hana S.
“This is hands down the best Vet clinic West of the Mississippi. The support staff is incredibly friendly and loving and get to know you and your pets. The doctors are all professional and incredibly knowledgeable. My two dogs go to Dr. Van Valin and absolutely love her. She works well with each dog’s challenges (one is 13 and a half) as well as with my budget. She has always provided the best plan of action for my sick pups and I will recommend her to everyone I know.”

Diana M.
“The Bear Creek staff is truly wonderful. I always feel well taken care of. Most importantly, I feel that my dog is well cared for. This is by far the best vet clinic I’ve joined (and I’ve joined quite a few due to the military). Thank you for everything you do!”

“Stephanie was amazing! She was so in-tuned with my dog’s needs and understood my concerns. She wasn’t hesitant at all for us to call her personally…we’ve always loved Bear Creek and wouldn’t go anywhere else.”

Elizabeth C.
“Attentive, caring staff. They take the time to answer all of your questions and don’t make you feel rushed in any way. We’re so happy to have our dog seen here now.”

Stephanie M.
“Thank you for taking such great care of my Jack yesterday. Kudos to your entire staff for fitting him in since he was limping. The entire staff was wonderful and caring!”

Kthleen&Ed Ellis

As always, excellent and compassionate care. The detailed explanations are appreciated. Many thanks to Dr Fernyak, Kristin and staff. Our boy is doing greta today. 06/30/2016

Megan Thieme

I always feel that our babies are well taken care of and in excellent care when we come to Bear Creek 06/26/2016


From reception through veterinary care, everyone is kind and considerate,knowledgeable and give the utmost personal care for my treasured pet. They treat my dog as if she was their own,with love and compassion. And they treat me just as well as they treat my dog! 06/23/2016

Kristen and Dennis Snider

I came in with a minor Emergency on a Monday. I was seen immediately by my wonderful veterinarian tech Kristin. She explained everything and gave me an estimate of the cost and how long it would take. The doctor did a great job. He was kind,professional, and courteous. I talk a lot and believe me all the vets that work there listen even though sometimes I am sure I can be a handful. I love my dogs like kids and I would never take them for medical care anywhere else. This place is wonderful and fabulous!


Andrea/Melissa Morrison

The staff is so sweet. I appreciate how everyone understands the attachment and love I have for my dog. And when I drop her off they treat her like she’s their own, I love how Dr Van Valin remembers Lottie and is never in a rush to end appointments. She’ll answers questions as long as I’m asking. She’s in good hands at Bear Creek 6/16/2016

Pat & Howard Foltz

Love this clinic, everyone is super nice and seem to be genuinely care about the pets. Great personalized care 6/13/2016


The staff is caring and efficient.I always feel that my dog is under the best care possible.6/11/2016


Took great care of our two dogs. Great Folks. 6/4/2016


They were very helpful and answered any question I had. This is my first pet I’ve owned on my own and so I was nervous on our first appointment. Very friendly and welcoming. Great experience. 6/4/2016


Very helpful and friendly staff, I was able to get my dog in the same day and the staff were all so caring. 6/4/2016

Nicki Moran

Being new to the area, I have noticed Bear Creek Veterinary Care not far from where I live. When my lab needed shots updated I made an appointment plus I noted she has been limping and I thought it was because of her hip. Appointment day arrived and my girl was very relaxed when she met the staff although, upon x-raying her hip and knee, we discovered it was her knee. The staff discussed treatment and medication with me and I feel comfortable with their competence. I will be bringing my cats there as well. 5/29/2016

Debbie and Chuck DeBaun

We have several vets that are really close to where we live but we prefer to drive 35 miles to get to Bear Creek Veterinary Care because of the professional and caring attitude of all the people veterinarians and staff. They will remain our first and only choice. 5/27/2016


Very Impressed! We will be transitioning all of our dogs to this clinic. 5/27/2015

Carolyn Cresswell.

The appointment was pleasant and to the point 5/26/2016


The whole experience from start to finish with our pup was incredible.All of the staff members were so polite,considerate and so friendly to our pup Carly. After our first visit, we switched vets and all of our fur babies will be going here from now on! 5/17/2016


I think you all are very personable and caring towards the pets. You’re mindful of the cost of the care, and I don”t ever feel like I’M being taken advantage of or over charged. I like and am thankful that in an emergency situation Dr Van Valin got our dog in for surgery even though it wasn’t their normal scheduling time frame. You all saved her life and followed up to ensure she was remaining healthy. I would absolutely refer a friend/family to them and will continue to take my dogs to them. 5/14/2016


We love Bear Creek. Dr “April” and Dr Lisenbee are always so caring and attentive to our dogs and to us. They explain everything. You can tell they really do enjoy their profession. I wish veterinary care was not so expensive-but this is not the fault of the practice- so if you want excellent veterinary care- do consider Bear Creek. 5/14/2016


My very sick kitty was seen that day, everyone was extremely nice and wonderful at their job. Unfortunately Hudson could not be saved but through the entire process the whole staff was compassionate and thoughtful. They went above and beyond.5/14/2016


From start to finish, a fantastic experience every time we go in.Everyone is so amazingly nice, the followup is fantastic, I’ve NEVER had a veterinarian personally call me to check in and see how my four-legged furry friend is doing after an appointment, but that is exactly what Dr April Van Valin did. They are kind, empathetic and,best of all, incredibly competent and good at what they do. The quality of care is outstanding and everyone is so darn nice. I think we’ve found our forever vet. 5/12/2016

Stephen McK.

Kevin and staff are always very good with our dogs.05/10/2016


Excellent, as always! 5/7/2016

Nancy Brady

Very nice appointment. Covered everything I could think of. 4/11/2016

Kara Roberts

This was our first visit and everyone there was wonderful. 3/25/2016


They gave the Wimbley Dawg lots of love and attention. 3/24/2016

Jennifer Locke

I love Bear Creek Vet Care! They are the best! We have been with them through the best of times with our pets, and the worst of times. They are more compassionate than any other vet clinic we have ever been too. I cannot recommend all of their vets enough. Thank you Dr. Fernyak, Dr. Van Valin and Dr. Lisenbee!

Sandy Castelluc…
I’m so glad we discovered this clinic! Everyone is so helpful and really seem to care about us. Easy to get appointments and close by. 3/22/2016

Elizabeth Mered…
Great doctors and staff. I really appreciate that they do house calls, as it significantly decreases the amount of stress the visit puts on my cat. 3/20/2016

Andrew Rees
Great appointment and great follow-up. We truly appreciate the patience and explanation from staff regarding our pet. Thanks! 3/10/2016

Kelly Sullivan
Dr Van Valin was very professional and thorough. She did a complete examination on Sully. She explained the state of Sully’s health in language we could understand. Dr Van Valen is a true asset to Bear Creek Veterinary Care. We will n… 3/8/2016

Deanna & Jim Zo…
We’re grateful for the care Dalai received from all the staff at Bear Creek. 3/6/2016

Vicki Reinke
I have always trusted the care I have received at Bear Creek. Everyone cares about my pets and I feel comfortable knowing they are well taken care of. I would not go any where else. My pets are precious to me and I know they receive the bes… 2/24/2016

Venita Pine
Love working with Dr. VanValin–she is approachable, patient and very caring. 2/20/2016

Judy Strother
Annie received excellent care and is very happy with her clean teeth and gums. Her pedicure was a true bonus! 2/12/2016

Denise & Ron La…
Always a wonderful visit for both Leila and us. We have always received the very best of care. 2/12/2016

Kari Edmonds
The staff is so loving to our new puppy! It’s been a great experience every time we’ve brought her in so far. 2/10/2016

Lauren Harison
Fantastic vet clinic. Vets are thorough, gentle, caring and helpful. 1/30/2016

Richard Wilson
Our visit was an annual wellness exam, a friendly reminder was sent via email so I never have to worry about making an appointment. Dr. Van Valin performed a complete exam finding minor concerns and recommending a very good course of actio… 1/24/2016

Melissa Froderm…
The overall caring and communication is wonderful between Dr. Lisenbee and myself. My dogs love going to see him. 1/15/2016

Jennifer Locke
I always know that my pets are in great hands with Bear Creek. Thank you for always going above and beyond. I love you guys! 1/10/2016

Kelly & Brian C…
Since 2006, we have been bringing our pets to Bear Creek, and would not consider any other option. The entire staff are so professional yet very caring. They are second to none! 12/31/2015

Kimberly & Paul…
I have always been thrilled with everyone at Bear Creek. Now that I have an elder pup that needs home visits the staff has been so helpful. I can not say enough or speak highly enough of everyone there. Thank you all for caring and for … 12/18/2015

Lindsay Gallego…
Your staff was great, did a great job making nervous Sophie relax, and I feel like you guys had our best interest in mind. 12/14/2015

Tobi Steinberg
Everyone at Bear Creek is top-notch. Excellent medical care, the docs and techs are as warm & caring as they are knowledgeable. The office staff is friendly and makes everything run smoothly. everyone there gets to know their patients as in… 12/13/2015

Pat & Howard Fo…
Love this clinic. Everyone is super nice and seem to genuinely care about the pets. 12/10/2015

Henrique Fernan…
Excellent and very professional service 12/7/2015

Lynda and James…
I am so pleased with everyone there. Charlie is having trouble with her hind quarters and I was seen the day that I contacted Bear Creek. An exam and ex-rays were done and I was informed in detail as to the treatment. I could not be happier… 12/5/2015

Trude Davis
We just love taking our family member to Bear Creek. Stephanie and April are so wonderful to him. He is very cautious of anyone other than us, but he has taken to everyone at the clinic. They truly care about him and understand his anxie… 12/5/2015

We had a great first experience! I called in a panic after my small dog had been bitten by a large dog in the neighbor, and Bear Creek Veterinary got us right in. They took their time talking with me and working on my dog to get him fixed u… 12/5/2015

Wanda Shoff
Always kind a caring and takes care of my kids. Thank you guys. 11/26/2015

Daniel Arvizo
Great animal hospital from initial phone call to picking up the patients. Veterinary staff was friendly, had us at ease from the moment we came in the front door. Dr. explained all our options and cost. Got a great deal, 2 for the price of… 11/8/2015

Alyson Nash
The people that work here are fantastic. They are so knowledgable and I trust that they have my dogs best interest at heart. I would recommend them to everyone. 10/31/2015

Cathleen Clark
Very professional & friendly. Quality care, convenient hours & would recommend to friends & family. 10/24/2015

Alex Butrin
I am new to Bear Creek Veterinary Care, we had our first appointment this week. I was referred by a friend and could not have been happier with our visit. From the wonderful receptionist, to Alyssa the tech and April our Vet, our experience was amazing. 10/23/2015

Jessica Brooks
The staff is great at communicating with you about your pet and doing follow up checks. Every time I take my dogs in, they seem genuine about wanting to give them the best care possible. 10/23/2015

Nina Grant
Dr. Van Valin gives amazingly comprehensive and compassionate care! It is such a treat to bring our cats to her & the terrific staff at Bear Creek Veterinary. 10/22/2015 5.0

Anonymous Excellent!! Friendly staff that really takes the time and cares. Thank you for your excellence! 10/2/2015

Steve Carter
Your group was very informative and assuring for the surgery of my pup. I felt she was in very good hands. Thanks so much for the follow up calls. 9/17/2015

Very professional. They take the time to explain procedures, pricing and all factors related to your pet’s treatment. They really care about the animals and everyone seems to enjoy their job. 9/10/2015

Richard Wilson
The Doctors and staff are very professional and caring when addressing the needs of our pets. Unlike other Veterinary Care facilities they call after visits to check on the status of your pet and if you have any follow up questions. … 9/5/2015