In 2016, the founders of Access Veterinary Care realized their shared vision of a different kind of veterinary care. They knew that costs were too high for many pet owners and that those pets were falling through the cracks.

Rather than accept it, they decided to change it. Access Veterinary Care was born. Our goal: to provide exceptional veterinary care in an approachable, affordable, accessible way.

We truly believe it can be that simple.

Urgent Care Hours:

Wednesday – Saturday | 8:30am – 6:30pm

Registration begins online at 8:00 am

Click HERE for daily check-in instructions. To ensure we give each patient our full love and attention, capacity is limited and we may fill up for the day.

Vaccine Clinic Hours:

Now Every Monday! | 8am – 5pm

Click HERE for more information!

Access Veterinary Care

6225 42nd Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55422



Valuing the human-animal bond as one cohesive unit.


Delivering high-quality veterinary medical care.


Eliminating barriers to veterinary medical care, be it cost, location or simply when we’re open.


Prioritizing collaboration and a culture of inclusivity with clients, employees and our neighbors.


Providing clients with knowledge and resources to make informed decisions about their pet’s health.


Honoring these values in all that we do.

Whoever you are, whatever your pet, whatever your income – we welcome you!

Veterinary services for dogs of all kinds. Aggressive dog? No worries, we can help.

We even have some limited services for turtles, rabbits, rats, snakes, hamsters…you name it! Please call ahead to get doctor availability.

Veterinary care for cats, including outdoor cats.

Why Choose Access Veterinary Care?

If you’ve never seen a veterinarian, think you can’t afford it, if English isn’t your first language, if your schedule is limited…we are here to serve you.  Conveniently open evenings and weekends!

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Our Veterinary Services

We provide Urgent Care services with a convenient online check-in system! Register from your computer or smartphone Wednesday – Saturday starting at 8:00 am

At our Urgent Care we offer the following services:

  • Sick or injured pet services
  • Surgical consultations
  • Emergency Surgeries
  • Yearly medication renewals
  • X-rays
  • Dental Assessments
  • And more!

If your pet is healthy and you just need routine vaccinations, we’ve got you covered! We’re now offering a vaccine clinic every other Wednesday.

At our Vaccine Clinic we offer the following services:

  • Vaccinations
  • Healthy pet exams
  • Heartworm testing
  • FeLv and FIV testing
  • Heartworm and Flea & Tick preventatives