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Wendy Swift, DVM

Wendy Swift, DVM
Veterinarian

Dr. Swift graduated in 1996 from Michigan State University with a degree in Animal Behavior and Neurobiology and again in May of 2000 with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

She started working at Ottawa Animal Hospital shortly after graduation. She enjoys internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, exotic animal medicine with an emphasis on small mammals, animal behavior including aggression, multi-animal family interaction, noise phobias, and inappropriate behaviors (inappropriate elimination issues, barking, digging, etc), purebred cat/dog predispositions, and sporting dog medicine/kinesiology. Dr. Swift is also a level 2 Fear-Free certified professional.

From July 2003 to July 2011, Dr. Swift worked for the Humane Society of West Michigan giving homeless animals a voice focusing on shelter medicine, veterinary forensics, animal welfare advocacy programs, and shelter management. With a true passion for the pets and people at Ottawa Animal Hospital, she returned to continue practicing veterinary medicine in Holland. Dr. Swift is a Reiki Master Healer and can offer pets a balance between traditional and holistic medicine. Holistic options include nutritional consultation and dietary supplementation, massage therapy, crystal healing, aromatherapy, and Reiki healing treatments. Dr. Swift is also a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator who loves incorporating positive pet and family interactions to strengthen the human animal bond. She loves to spend time with her husband, son, and furry family members including guinea pigs and labrador retrievers.

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Office Hours

We do not see appointments before 8am

Ottawa Animal Hospital West Office

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Ottawa Animal Hospital East Office

Monday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed