About Us

Dedicated to Superior Veterinary Care, Quality Customer Service & Community

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In 1984, Dr. Lee Walker and Dr. Erik Tysklind transitioned their house call practice into the first Paw Patch Veterinary Hospital at 16th Street and Arlington in Indianapolis, Indiana. Founded on superior client service, the hospital grew into three clinics in just four short years. Since, two of the locations were sold to private veterinarians. Our current location at 56th and Lafayette Road remains strong and continues to thrive due to a deeply rooted customer service philosophy established so many years ago.

Throughout the years, our doctor and staff have remained committed and dedicated to delivering superior, quality veterinary care and first-class customer service to you and your pet.

Community Involvement

As devoted citizens to our community, we are proud to actively work with animal rescue groups in the central Indiana area. Such organizations work extremely hard to find new forever homes for hundreds of dogs and cats each year. On average, our veterinary hospital donates about $20,000 in time and services to these groups while also offering them fundraising opportunities. Often, we will hold special fundraising events for them in our Paw Wash, a self-serve bathing and grooming area.

Professional Veterinary Services

Our doors are always open to anyone in need of veterinary care, for both new clients and referrals alike. Please contact us during business hours to schedule an appointment for any of the following superior veterinary services:

  • Pet dental care
  • Small animal emergency and critical care (during regular business hours)
  • Veterinary surgery
  • Laser surgery
  • Cold laser therapy
  • Pet pain management
  • Acupuncture
  • Veterinary allergy testing
  • Pet skin care
  • Veterinary diagnostics
  • Electrocardiography
  • Small animal ultrasound
  • Pet X-rays
  • Professional pet grooming
  • Paw Wash (self-serve pet bathing station)
  • Pet wellness care
  • Vaccinations
  • Puppy and kitten care
  • Senior pet care
  • Nutritional counseling
  • High quality OTC pet food and prescription diets available for purchase
  • Behavioral counseling
  • House calls
  • Internal medicine
  • Cancer treatment
  • Human–pet bonding
  • Pet communications with Mary Harris, Animal Communicator and Consultant
  • Onsite pharmacy
  • Online pharmacy
  • Veterinary care products available for purchase (like flea and tick preventives, pet dental care products, etc.)
  • End-of-life care (pet hospice)
  • Online pet loss grieving and coping guidance
  • Reliable online veterinary resources


Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:30 am

6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am

6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am

6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am

6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am

6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am

3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

After Hours: 317-248-0832


Wednesday Hours Starting Wednesday, May 3, 2017, we will be closing EVERY Wednesday from 830a-1030a for team trainings and meetings.  If you have an emergency during these times, you can call the clinic and select the emergency option and a staff member will be contacted to help you! 

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "...consider the Paw Patch if you're currently searching for a veterinarian that has both you and your pets best interest."

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