Welcome to Big Rock Animal Clinic

Big Rock Animal Clinic, located in downtown Okotoks, Alberta, is a veterinary clinic proudly caring for the furry friends of southern Alberta. Our veterinary staff are committed to providing both pets and their humans the best quality veterinary care. For our furry clients, we offer a wide variety of services, like an onsite pharmacy, dentistry, bloodwork services and laser therapy to meet their individual needs. Our goal is to strengthen the pet/family bond through preventive medicine and client education. We understand the importance of handling each pet with care by exercising the utmost patience and understanding during every visit. Our veterinary team includes a group of highly skilled veterinarians, registered veterinary technicians, admin staff and most importantly, Zoe and Mr. Meowgi, our rescue cat assistants. 

Our team is beloved by our current family of clients because of our longstanding commitment to providing support – through our veterinary care and client education – to ensure they continue to enjoy long, happy lives together. This practice was founded on a love for furry friends and a compassionate bedside manner, which has helped us sustain our work over the years. We invite you to allow us to become your partner in providing care for your pet. If you’re interested in booking an appointment, please call us at 403-938-4171 or email us at admin@bigrockanimalclinic.com.

GOLD Winners of the Western Wheel Reader’s Choice Awards since 2017.


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Our Pet Care Services

We offer a wide range of services, including medical, diagnostic, surgical, and preventive health care needs for your dogs and cats so that they can live a longer, happier life.

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Dr. Rick at Big Rock Animal Clinic is so wonderful with animals and humans alike. Our dog gets excited when we tell him he’s going for a visit. And Dr. Rick makes us pet parents feel at ease too with his quiet, capable, and confident demeanour. We’ll continue to…

— Kerri Ann Colby

I was worried about my dog, Katie, because she was urinating excessively for a number of months. There were a few possible diagnoses, some serious; hence the concern. Dr. Rick suggested a urine test and based on the results, he ordered bloodwork. He found elevated kidney enzymes and suggested…

— Valerie Timoshenko

I was so impressed by the vets and assistance at big rock animal clinic. My little puppies are usually quite afraid at the vet. They had their tails off and wagging. It’s definitely worth the drive from Calgary!

— Leanne Warner

I've been to this Vet for over 10 years. Small enough to be intimate and familial. A place you can trust your animal companion. Yet still large enough to still be accommodating and responsible in times of emergency or more customized needs. Marvelous, clean and caring place. My Aries' favorite food is…

— Kent Pomares - Music

Dr Rick and his staff are absolutely fantastic! They are so very genuine, knowledgeable, compassionate, understanding and patient. Dr Rick was so great with helping us through a very difficult few months with our boy Rowdy and his brave battle with cancer. We are very thankful for him. He made the…

— Kimberly Boden