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Welcome to Desert Sage Veterinary Clinic,
where your pet's health is our #1 priority!

Your Family Veterinarian in Phoenix AZ
Call us at (602) 433-0198

IMMEDIATE Pet Emergency? Call Blue Pearl Emergency Clinic (602-995-3757).

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If you live in Phoenix or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your dog or cat – look no further. Dr. Samantha Thurman is a licensed AZ veterinarian and your pets’ health and well being are very important to her and her staff. They will take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Desert Sage Veterinary Clinic is a full-service PRIVATELY OWNED animal hospital and welcomes both dogs and cats in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care as well as limited emergency treatment cases. Dr. Thurman has over 20 years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting Dr. Thurman.

Please feel free to browse our Patient Gallery (click the MORE tab above) and contact us if you would like a photo of you and your pet added to the slide show.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call us (602) 433-0198. Our office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for our pet owners.

At Desert Sage Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Samantha Thurman
Phoenix Veterinarian | Desert Sage Veterinary Clinic | (602) 433-0198

2249 W. Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ 85015

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Samantha Thurman, DVM is the best veterinarian on the planet. **drop mic**"
    Joni B. via Facebook
  • "Thank you Dr Thurman and your staff for showing so much compassion with Nya at a tough time for us and thank you for such a nice card Hank & Sue"
    Hank S. via Facebook
  • "Dr. Thurman is by far one of the best veterinarians in the Valley. She is experienced and knowledgeable and is always willing to explain the science behind her diagnosis and the range of options in treatment. So important to our family is the fact that Dr. Thurman is also compassionate and caring."
    Carol B. via Facebook
  • "Dr Thurman and her team are simply amazing! Excellent care every single visit for nearly 4 years. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a wonderful, caring, thorough, friendly and dedicated team to care for their animal family members. Thank you!!! (May 2017)"
    Ernie M. via Facebook
  • "Dr Thurman has won my heart with her emazing treatment of my babies and more importantly her humanity and compassion towards the owners as well. The staff is excellent and totally reflective of the leadership. I couldnt imagine trusting my babies with anyone else."
    Randi S. via Facebook

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