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Ridglea West Animal Hospital
Fort Worth TX

Healthy Pets, Happy People

(817) 763-0261

Ridglea West Animal Hospital Welcomes You and Your Pet!!!

Ridglea West Animal Hospital is a full service, privately owned veterinary hospital serving Fort Worth and the surrounding area.  Located in west Fort Worth, our goal is to give your pet quality care. Our friendly, trained staff and Dr. Craig Verwers, will work with you and your pet to ensure a great visit.     

The focus of our practice and the direction of care has always been to give each pet a long, healthy life. Through the years we have expanded the types of pets we are able to care for. Our doctor and staff appreciate the importance of your pets in your life and we strive to come along side you with the information and tools you need to create a healthy lifestyle for your pet. We know how much you love your pets because we love ours the same way.

Our goal remains to advance the bond between you and your pet.  We are happy to offer a number of resources to help you care for your pet in our Resource Center. Check back often as we will be working to build this area with new material.   

Ridglea West Animal Hospital in west Fort Worth is located at 4404 Southwest Blvd (183W) and easily accessible- just 5 minutes- from I-30, I-20, and the Chisholm Trail Parkway. We look forward to meeting you and your pet!  We invite you to call us at 817-763-0261 and set up an appointment.  We look forward to meeting you and your pet!

At Ridglea West Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Craig Verwers
Fort Worth Veterinarian | Ridglea West Animal Hospital | (817) 763-0261

4404 Southwest Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76116

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  • Grace
    Kennel Pet Care/Technician

    Grace began working in the veterinary field in December 2015 but grew up caring for many different types of pets and farm animals including cats, dogs, goats, rabbits, and rats. Grace has come on board and quickly learned the responsibilities of kennel assistant, dividing her work time between pet care in the kennel and learning the position of technician. She will be testing for her Certified Veterinary Assistant certification in the very near future. After working in human medical side with home health care, she finds the veterinary field to her liking.

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  • Craig Verwers

    Dr. Verwers’ interest in veterinary medicine goes back to his freshman year at Western Hills

    High School when he met a Fort Worth veterinarian and learned what a veterinarian did. He
    started working for that veterinarian as a kennel assistant when he was 14 years old and
    continued working with different veterinarians through high school and college. He received his
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M University College of Veterinarian Medicine.

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  • Barbara
    Office Manager

    Barbara has been with the practice on and off for the past 9 years. She started as a Kennel Assistant and enjoyed working closely with the boarding and hospitalized pets. For the past six years she has worked at the front desk as a Client Care Representative and recently Office Manager. She is a pro at the front desk and can get the answer to most any situation that may come her way. She always has a pleasant word for pets and pet parents when they come in the door. She also is our hospice/grief counselor: something she feels a true calling for. Her ability to bring comfort to pet parents in a difficult time is truly remarkable.

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Ridglea West Animal Hospital

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Fort Worth Office


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  • "You will not find another clinic around, that cares as much for your pet as they do. Dr. Verwers was upfront with everything he did, and the staff was extremely kind and professional. I will def be going back!"

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