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 a 2001 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. Dr Wood practiced 2 years in Michigan City, IN and 2.5 years in Independence, MO prior to returning to his home town of Leavenworth at the end of 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 (especially community and singing and running sound for several local and Kansas City area community theaters) and local sports.

    Dr. Wood’s professional memberships include:
    • American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
    • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
    • American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
    • Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA)
    • Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce
  • May

    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
    Reading, rollerblading, "Skip-it"-ing, and organizing.
  • Kelsie

    Veterinary Assistant
    Joined our team in May 2016

    Kelsie came to the hospital with a passion for all animals. She knew working at a animal hospital was how she wanted to spend her life. Her companions at home include a snake, 2 cats, and 3 guinea pigs.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 16, 2018
    Crafting, photography, and collecting oddities.
  • Sarra

    Veterinary Assistant/Kennel Attendant
    Joined our team September 2017

    Sarra loves caring for pets here at the hospital, while at the same time learning new things everyday. She has 2 dogs that are her whole world, along with her husband, of course.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 16, 2018
    Watching T.V. shows, reading, listening to music, date nights, and eating!
  • Jessica

    Registered Veterinary Technician
    Joined our team in November 2017

    Jessica joined us with 10+ years of veterinary technician experience.  At home, she enjoys spending time with her family, both 2 legged and 4 legged.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 16, 2018
    Associate in Applied Science Veterinary Technology
    Yoga, pilates, cooking, and baking.
  • Samantha

    Joined our team in December 2017

    Samantha joined us with 8+ years of veterinary hospital experience. She enjoys getting to know the patients as well as their owners. While not at work she loves spending time with her family, which includes her husband and 3 girls. Her furry family consists of 3 dogs: Maddy, Max, and Layla.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2018
    Reading, fishing, camping, watching movies, listening to music, and anything purple!