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Cedar Creek Pet HospitalOur mission:

To provide excellent veterinary care to our patients, be a positive participant in our communicty and to be a fun, fulfilling place for our staff to work. 

Cedar Creek Pet Hospital offers veterinary care as well as medical, surgical, and dental services. We have a beautiful boarding and day care facility, a pet store with natural pet foods, and expert grooming stylists. Cedar Creek Pet Hospital is an one-stop shop for all your pet's needs. If you are new to our website, please browse around to learn about and get a sneak peek at our facility. We welcome anyone to come and visit us anytime during our office hours.

Our veterinarians, Dr. James Peterson and Dr. Marlo Showalter, are committed to your pet's health and well being. Cedar Creek Pet Hospital is located in Olathe, Kansas, just West of Highway 7 on College Boulevard. Cedar Creek Pet Hospial excels in pet care and the science of veterinary medicine.

Dr. James Peterson and the staff at Cedar Creek Pet Hospital have provided compassionate veterinary care and pet services for 19 years, making us the animal hospital of choice for pet owners in and around the community.

We genuinely care about your pets and all animals! Our staff is passionate about veterinary medicine and are extremely well trained. We strive to provide professional and advanced veterinary services. At Cedar Creek Pet Hospital, you will walk into a calm, welcoming, and friendly environment on every visit. We strive to make the experience as comfortable as possible for you and your pet.

Dr. James Peterson

Dr. James Peterson

Dr. James Peterson is a general practitioner and the owner of Cedar Creek Pet Hospital. He has has been caring for pets at the hospital since 2013. Dr. Peterson attended Kansas State University and received his Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science and Industry in 1993. He went on to attend Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. After veterinary school, Dr. Peterson worked in a practice in New York for 2 years, before moving to Phoenix and practicing for 12 years. He then moved back to the Kansas City area to be near family and become the Chief-of-Staff at Banfield Olathe.

Dr. Peterson then built and opened Cedar Creek Pet Hospital in 2013. Dr. Peterson particularly enjoys working on challenging medicine cases, especially ears and skin. Surgery and dentistry are also among his professional interests. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association and the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association. Married to Marlo, Dr. Peterson is the proud father of two exceptional children, Paige and Peyton. The family also includes 4 Border Collies and a cat. When he's not busy caring for pets at the hospital, Dr. Peterson enjoys a number of outdoor activities and spending time with his family.

Our team is committed to educating our clients in how to keep your pets healthy year round, with good nutrition and exercise. Cedar Creek Pet Hospital stays on top of the latest advances in veterinarian technology and above all, remembers that all animals and pets need to be treated with loving care in every check-up, procedure, or surgery.


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