The Clare Eddy Thaw Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary clinic located at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter main campus at 100 Caja del Rio Road. We offer affordable, high quality veterinary services to companion animals of the general public.  

** Please note that due to COVID, we are currently limiting our appointments to curbside only.  Please call 505-983-2755 to schedule an appointment. If you are having trouble getting through on the phone, please email At this time we are not allowing lobby traffic, so we do ask that you text us when you arrive for your appointment or to pick up meds at 505-983-2755. Due to staffing issues, we are currently not taking new clients at this time. Thank you for your patience. 

We offer a wide range of veterinary services including routine wellness care, urgent care and surgical care. Our veterinarians and support staff are highly skilled and trained professionals with multiple years of experience in the field. The hospital is equipped with all the latest monitoring and diagnostic equipment to provide the highest level of care to your pet. We have in house Idexx laboratory equipment, digital x-rays, dental digital x-rays, blood pressure monitoring equipment and Cardell monitoring equipment.

The Thaw Animal Hospital provides a valuable service to the pets of our community, and 100% of our proceeds support the homeless animals. We treat your pets with the same love and care that we would treat our own while providing you with exceptional customer service.  Our mission is to support animals, save lives and spread compassion.

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For existing clients: click here for online ordering of diets and prescriptions for home delivery through VetSource.  You can also click on the widget on the side of this page.

The hospital is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Thursday, by appointment only.  Please call 505-983-2755 to make an appointment.

Scheduled office visits are $62. Non-scheduled visits incur additional fees. Estimates will be provided for further necessary services at the time of the exam.
Payment is due at the time of service. We require a valid photo ID if customers are paying with debit or credit cards.
We accept cash, all major credit cards and debit cards. Checks are not accepted. The hospital also accepts CareCredit, a separate credit company which provides monthly payment plans.
The Thaw Animal Hospital employs a sliding scale for income-qualified clients. Proof of need is required.

Contact information
Address: 100 Caja del Rio Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507
Telephone number: 505-983-2755
Fax: 505-216-0018