Belton Animal Clinic & Exotic Care Center

Join our team

We are a full-service animal hospital treating dogs, cats, exotics, and small mammals. We pride ourselves the care we provide our the pets and families of the Belton, MO area. 

Our Team

Led by Dr. Teresa Bradley Bays, our staff has over 65 years caring for dogs, cats, and exotics!

That’s 455 years in dog years, but who’s counting?

A staff meeting of our Belton Animal Hospital team.


Equipment & Services

In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house labs, CO2 laser, cold therapy laser, and ultrasound. Our hospital also offers acupuncture, exotic animal care, veterinary medical manipulation (animal chiropractic), and we are proud to be Feline Friendly and Fear Free certified.

We’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care.

What animal best describes our hospital?

A lion — the leader of all innovative and up-to-date treatments; always on the hunt to better our clinic and its service to clients and their pets.

Holistic Therapies

We’re experts on a variety of holistic therapies, producing excellent results with respect to pain management and rehabilitation in animals. These include: herbal therapy, acupuncture, cold laser therapy, tui na, alpha stim, and veterinary medical manipulation (animal chiropractic).

Our Location

With a location only a short drive from Kansas City, Belton, Missouri offers a perfect mix of residential beauty and bustling commerce. You’ll find plenty of opportunity to enjoy a horseback ride, go back in history with a visit to the Belton Grandview & Kansas City Railroad, or take in a Royals or Chiefs game.

Don't just listen to us,
see what our clients have to say!

We've got you covered!

Our hospital is in partnership with Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP). VPP offers a unique co-ownership model that means we are in charge of all clinical decisions for our hospital, while they provide support and leadership for marketing, financial, operations and human resources. This means:

We’re Practitioners

As veterinarians, technicians, and practice staff, our goal is to treat every family and pet that walks through our doors as one of our own. We provide the highest standard of care. And we do this really well.

And we’re partners!

A partnership with Veterinary Practice Partners means each hospital has the support of a team of finance, human resources, operations and marketing experts.

Professional Development

We encourage professional growth through a continuing education allowance, in-house training programs, and online education.

Work/Life Balance

We structure our benefit packages to support you. This includes generous PTO, health benefits, 401(k) with match and more!

Your pets are family too!

We offer generous discounts at our hospitals for the care of employees’ pets.

Referral Bonus

Good people know good people! Use your network to refer a colleague to a DVM position at one of our hospitals and we’ll pay you $2500 after their first 60 days of work.

Don't see a good fit... yet?

We're growing and constantly adding new positions. Let us know what you'd be interested in and we'll alert you of future opportunities.