Welcome to Westside Veterinary Hospital

Welcome to Westside Veterinary Hospital

AVAWelcome to Westside Veterinary Hospital, home of Dr. Steven Walz and staff.

Our animal hospital has been caring for animals in and around the Atchison, Kansas area for over 30 years. Our commitment to excellence in veterinary medicine and compassionate care for pets has never changed.

Combining modern technology with old fashioned comfort, Westside Veterinary Hospital offers high quality medical care at our clinic.

Whether you need a veterinarian for larger farm animals or your small animal friend, we offer a full range of veterinary services including wellness care, senior pet care, diagnostic care, dental care, grooming and pet boarding. So, if you are looking for superior care for your animals or pets, please browse our website to learn more about our clinic and services.

We are open Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to noon. Emergency calls welcome.

Farm Animals

We offer several different services related to farm animals including in-clinic and field services. 

General Examinations 

  • Physical Exam
  • Treatment of sick animals on an individual or herd level
  • Regulatory work such as certificates of veterinary inspections or health certificates

Preventative Medicine 

  • Vaccination Program Consultation
  • Brucellosis “Bangs” Vaccination
  • Castration or Banding


  • Pregnancy Diagnosis
  • Calving: Assisted Delivery
  • Breeding soundness/Fertility Testing Bulls

Emergency Services As Needed.

Send us a note or call us at (913) 367-0456.
Large & Small Pet Care

Pets become a part of the family and we treat your pet as we would treat our own. We strive to help your pet feel better as soon as possible, handling them with care to make their visit as stress free as possible.

Small Pet Services Include:

  • Physical Exams
  • Vaccinations
  • Parasite Control Programs
  • Dental Care
  • Heartworm Testing and Prevention
  • Inhouse Laboratory Testing


Our groomer, Kim Woodson, has 26 years experience in grooming of all breeds. We offer a wide variety of grooming services to keep your pets looking their very best, including: bathes, comb outs, custom haircuts for your pet. We also clean ears, trim nails and check anal glands.

Drop off times are between 8:30 -9:00 AM with pick up times before the end of the day.

To find out more or to schedule grooming or boarding, call (913) 367-0456


As an added value to our veterinary customers, boarding area for those times when it's just not possible to take your pet with you.  Our dog run allows dogs exercise while you are away.  We will gladly manage medications for pets that require prescription medications on a daily basis and are happy to feed your dog a special diet provided by you. We feed our boarding pets Science Diet products.

Westside Veterinary Hospital
Dr. Steven Walz
17014 286th Rd
Atchison, Kansas 66002
Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
(913) 367-0456