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About us

Over 20 Years of Personalized Pet Care

In your search for a veterinary facility, we believe you should expect high-quality care as well as great service. Choose a veterinarian who is calm, compassionate, and willing to explain all the procedures your pet undergoes.

Compassionate Pet Care in Mancelona

At Mancelona Veterinary Hospital we know that finding a vet you can trust can be difficult. Our entire veterinary team wants you and your pet to feel comfortable in our hospital. We want you to feel confident that your pet is in good hands.

Dr. Dale Ackler has been practicing veterinary medicine since graduating from Michigan State University in 1993. He practiced in New York and Flint, Michigan, before purchasing the Mancelona Veterinary Hospital in 1997.
We love our small-town location in beautiful northern Michigan. We are able to work and live in a place where others vacation. We love our patients and their families and the trusting relationships we build as their veterinarians.

We are a full-service, small animal veterinary hospital seeing primarily dogs and cats. Our commitment is to provide quality care throughout the life of our patients. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in preventative care for pets of all ages. Early detection and treatment of diseases as a pet ages and complete medical, surgical, and emergency care during their lifetime is our top priority.

We understand the special place your pet has in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on educating you. Our entire team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner. Our team is committed to providing exemplary service and individual care to our clients and their pets.