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Welcome to Animal Clinic of Monett


In your search for a veterinarian, we believe you should expect high quality care and great service. Our mission at ACM has been to assemble a veterinary team committed to exceptional health care for your animals and superior client support. Our commitment to you is to continue to offer that exceptional service in a friendly, relaxed environment.


In 1989 Drs. Ted and Carol Dahlstrom founded ACM to bring exceptional, compassionate veterinary care to Monett and the southwest Missouri area.

ACM is a full-service mixed animal hospital providing the highest standard of veterinary care for livestock and pets. We provide friendly, informative, and supportive services for you and your pet, while maintaining a first-class facility for our clients and staff.


ACM offers superior medical, diagnostic, surgical, dental, and laser therapy veterinary care. Our doctors have more than 80 years combined experience in treating beef and dairy cattle, equines, and small ruminants. We have well equipped haul-in facilities for our large animal clients as well. ACM has a veterinarian on call 24 hours every day for emergencies and with our in-house pharmacy and laboratory, ACM offers a full service facility for your pet's health and medical care.

Your Pets . . . Our Family!

Drs. Ted and Carol Dahlstrom
Monett Veterinarian | Animal Clinic of Monett | 417-235-4088


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Animal Clinic Of Monett


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-1:00 pm



Meet the Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    John Tyra

    Dr. Tyra joined our practice in the summer of 2010 as a new graduate from Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Hailing from Guntown, Mississippi,

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  • Dr.
    John Harper

    Dr. Harper joined ACM's staff in 1994 after responding to Dr. Carol's (his fellow UMC graduate) request to come to Southwest Missouri and practice.

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  • Dr.
    Carol Dahlstrom

    After graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988, Dr. Carol opened ACM with Dr. Ted. Dr. Carol is a mixed animal veterinarian but spends most of her time treating companion animals and exotics.

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  • Dr.
    Ted Dahlstrom

    One of the co-founders of ACM, Dr. Ted has been in practice since 1987. After graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine he practiced for a short time in Neosho Misouri, his home town, before opening the Animal Clinic of Monett in 1989. A mixed animal practicioner,

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Everyone I talked too in that building was extremely friendly and helpful. I had Dr.Harper and he answered all my questions. I feel like this was one of my most successful trip to a vet."
    Dalton Little
  • "Thank you SOOOO much Dr. Tyra for being there in our hour of need to deliver 3 beautiful puppies by C-Section very early Sunday morning. You saved the day! Your calm"
    Barbara Shewmake
  • "Very helpful and friendly. A nice, clean Clinic with everything we needed."
    susan siegismund
  • "If I could give them ten stars I would. Never a good thing when your pet gets old. We managed it the best we could and they were very reasonable on price. I wouldn't go anywhere else."
    James Nelson

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