Pioneer Animal Hospital

Welcome to Pioneer Animal Hospital! We are a full service companion animal veterinary hospital located in beautiful Leavenworth, KS. Pioneer Animal Hospital is fully accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association – a distinction held by less than 10% of veterinary hospitals across the United States.

Thank you for stopping by! We look forward to seeing you in person very soon!

Our Mission
Pioneer Animal Hospital is dedicated to the highest quality medicine and the greatest level of compassion for our clients and patients. We recognize that all creatures under our care and supervision deserve our utmost respect and attention. We strive to acknowledge and strengthen the human-animal bond and to do our part in actively promoting animal safety and welfare. We continually strive for excellence through education and communication.

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  • Mon/Tue/Fri: 8am-530pm
  • Wed: 8am-1pm
  • Thu: 8am-12pm & 2pm-530pm
  • Fri: 8am-530pm
  • Sat: 8am-12pm
  • Closed Sundays
  • William J. Wood, Jr.

    William J. Wood, Jr.

    Veterinarian (DVM)
    Dr. Wood is proud to call Leavenworth, KS his hometown!  He is a 1992 graduation of Leavenworth High School and attended Kansas State University for both his undergraduate and veterinary degrees.  Dr. Wood took over as sole owner of Pioneer Animal Hospital on January 3, 2006.  Prior to returning to Leavenworth he held positions as an associate veterinarian at both Michigan City Animal Hospital in Michigan City, IN (2001-2003) and Crysler Animal Hospital in Independence, MO (2003 to late 2005).

    Dr. Wood is married to Melony and has three children: Benjamin, Kimberly and Alexis. The family are proud owners of four cats: Oliver, Edgar, Ramona, and Kara.  Dr. Wood and Melony have recently taken up road bicycling and enjoy all of the associated health and social benefits.  Dr. Wood’s other interests include music, the dramatic arts, and local (Leavenworth and Kansas City) sports.  You can commonly find him in the pit band (guitar/bass guitar) or on stage in community theater productions around the Kansas City area.

    Dr. Wood is a proud member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce.
    Education:
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 2001; BS (Agriculture) 1999
  • May

    Reception 
    Joined our team in June 2015

    May has four feline fur children (Rorschach, Muad'dib, Mikasa, and Melkor), making her the quintessential cat lady. Her passion for animals and interest in science led her to working in the veterinary field.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 06, 2015
    Interests:
    Reading, rollerblading, collecting oddities, and organizing.