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Hopi Animal Hospital


Our main focus is on small animal medicine and surgery. We also do exotic medicine and surgery and emergency medicine and surgery.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Dr. Nathan Scholten
  • DVM Dr. Shaina Pruden
  • DVM Dr. Richard C. Hoffman, DVM, MS, DACVP, Vet Pathologist, Dual Boarded, Anatomic/Clinical

Educational Resources

  • Internet access
  • In-house double board certified Vet Pathologist
  • Full textbook library for small animal medicine and surgery
  • Digital radiology, digital dental, ultrasound


Professional attire, promptness, reading ahead of time (day before) for cases for following day; assist in exams (restraint, radiology, phlebotomy, etc). Lab analysis, occasional evening emergency work; possible shelter animal surgeries depending on student performance. One page paper on case seen during externship at Hopi, etc.

Student Supervision

The student will have access to the veterinarians Monday thru Friday 8:30 am-5:30 pm and Saturday 8:00 am-3:00 pm.



Practice Information

Hopi Animal Hospital
5533 East Bell Road #101
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Ph: 604-494-4674
Fax: 604-494-070


Updated: 7/22/09
Signature on file: Nathan Scholten, DVM

Scottsdale, AZ
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