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Welcome to Sunrise Veterinary Clinic LLC

Your Veterinarian in Rio Rancho, NM
Call us at (505) 892-6538

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (505) 892-6538!

veterinarian_dog.png If you live in Rio Rancho or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our veterinarians, treat all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Sunrise Veterinary Clinic LLC is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our veterinarians have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Rio Rancho veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (505) 892-6538 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Rio Rancho veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Rio Rancho pet owners.

At Sunrise Veterinary Clinic LLC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. George Abernathy I Dr. Jean McCall I Dr. Mary Anne Welch I Dr. Roy Stewart
Rio Rancho Veterinarian | Sunrise Veterinary Clinic LLC | (505) 892-6538

132 Rio Rancho Blvd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

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  • "Let me put it this way... Dr Abernathy called me about my baby girl at 12:35 am on 4th July to give me an update on her condition. At 8 am, we went to pick her ..."
    ~ Jup P.
  • "I have been going to Abernathy for 20 years..he is absolutely an amazing vet, his attention to the animals, constant care checking on them day and night. He kno..."
    ~ Jollene P.

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