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EXCITING NEWS: The Hometown Veterinarian is Marshalltown's "Best of The Best"
Our locally-owned full service animal hospital was voted Best of the Best Veterinarian in 2019, 2020, & 2021 in Marshalltown's Times Republican Newspaper!
We also were recognized in 2021 as one of happydoggo.com's 10 Best Vets in Iowa!
The Hometown Veterinarian is owned and operated by Dr. Grant Jacobson who is a compassionate veterinarian with over 24 years of experience practicing high-quality small animal medicine and surgery. He is joined by a fantastic team of veterinarians and para-professionals all focused on providing the best care possible to our animal patients.
Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, Rabbits, Birds, Lizards, Sugar Gliders, Frogs, Guinea Pigs, Turtles, Skunks, Rats, Chinchillas, Snakes, and Many More Beloved Family Pets Are Entrusted to the care of The Hometown Veterinarian
Wellness care is important to maintaining a happy & healthy pet
Because pets age more quickly than we do. Twice per year Nose-To-Tail exams are recommended at The Hometown Veterinarian
Oral health is important not only to maintain strong and healthy teeth but also helps prevent systemic disease. Our clinic features a dedicated dental digital X-Ray machine.
We take care to chose the safest and most advanced vaccine technologies to protect the health of our patients
Be sure to ask about our advanced recombinant vaccine technologies
Dr. Jacobson is highly experienced and skilled in surgeries ranging from routine elective procedures to complicated orthopedic and and soft tissue procedures (including "plastic surgery"). He excels at the use of CO2 surgical laser to improve surgical outcomes and decrease patient discomfort.
In veterinary school, Dr. Jacobson was taught that no animal under proper veterinary care should suffer from parasites. He recommends and provides the safest and most effective products available
Our hospital offers state of the art in-house laboratory equipment as well as digital radiology (X-Ray) and ultrasound services to provide rapid and accurate results for our patients
Heavy focus is placed on maintaining our patients' comfort. Through the proactive use of medication and therapy laser, pain relief is not an after-thought but, rather, a focus of our practice
Dr. Jacobson is knowledgeable and skilled at diagnosing and managing the most complicated of medical cases
Dr. Jacobson accepts referrals. He has gained the respect of veterinarians throughout Iowa and takes surgical and medical referral cases. He then works closely with referring veterinarians to ensure continuing quality care
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The Hometown Veterinarian is a full service, locally owned, veterinary hospital located in Marshalltown, Iowa.
More than a basic animal clinic, our goal is to provide expert level, ethical care for the beloved animal companions of the families we serve.
Dr. Jacobson strongly believes in maintaining a high level of knowledge of current veterinary topics.
He is a member of multiple professional organizations dedicated to providing cutting edge care for your pets.
The following links provide a wealth of information to veterinarians and pet owners