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    In the event of an after hours emergency, please call (618) 281-7161, and we will see to it that your pet gets the care it needs.


How can we help you?

Our mission is to improve and maintain pet health and foster the human-pet bond. We are advocates for pets' needs and provide client education and services to ensure the best care possible for our patients.

The Columbia Animal Hospital opened in 1968 and for more than four decades we've been providing the best possible care for our patients and service to our clients. Dr. Flaum joined the practice in 1993 and purchased the hospital in 2001. Today, along with a team of client care specialists, nurse care specialists, kennel assistants, and operational assistants, Dr. Flaum enjoys serving a vital role in maintaining pets' health.

We hope you'll take the oppurtunity to read more about our staff, practice, and services. We invite you to call us if you have any questions, and stop by for a tour of our facility.


Veterinary patient care is a constantly changing field. New techniques and equipment are being developed all the time, and we here at Columbia Animal Hospital recognize that staying up to date with today's medicine is essential in our mission to provide you and your pet with the best care possible. Read more...

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Referral Rewards Program

We would like to thank and reward our clients who take the time to refer us to their friends and family. We have started a progressive rewards program that will reflect our appreciation. The rewards in this program will become more attractive the more referrals you send our way.