St Charles’ Top Rated Vet

We provided trusted and compassionate veterinary medicine for dogs and cats. We are AAHA accredited – an honor that only 15% of veterinary practices share. It means that everything we do has one standard: excellence. So no matter what your pet needs, you know that here, they are getting exactly what they need. So give us a call – we can’t wait to meet you and your pet.

Today we took our newly-adopted senior rescue Golden Retrievers, Buddy and Cedar, for their first vet visit as part of our family. We could not be happier with the way the visit went. The attention they were given was very thorough, as well as very kind and gentle. The dogs showed no signs of being upset about anything! Loyal Companions will definitely be the only place we take Buddy and Cedar in the future. For possibly the first time in our lives, taking a dog to the vet was a low-stress, even pleasant experience! Thank you!
We have tried several other vets in the area and none compare to this place where they treat the pets AND the owners with care and respect. A very clean, pleasant and modern office, with welcoming staff, and much less emphasis on talking to you across a desk. We were escorted right into a bright, clean exam room with a soft, low “bed” for our dog, and a chair for his human. No stainless steel cold exam tables here! The doctor and staff were all very pleasant and helpful. Their pricing is also competitive, if not less than what we experienced elsewhere!

Dr. Petsche and the environment she has created at Loyal Companions is unmatched. She truly lets her passion for animals shine through in her practice. She and her team are extremely attentive to the experience, including animal pheromones and music in the exam rooms to truly make your pet feel safe and comfortable. Among the time spent answering our initial questions, she spent a good time interacting with Max (our new puppy) to create a relationship and was interested to see how his training is going already – Our initial visit with our new puppy was over an hour! Can’t say enough good things about Dr. Petsche and her team. Truly a unique approach to animal care!


Fear Free Certified

A Fear Free Certified Practice means all aspects of Loyal Companions have implemented Fear Free practices: from our culture and leadership, to client education, staff training, our hospital facility and patient visits. Loyal Companions underwent a vigorous practice review and site visit. We passed Fear Free standards with excellence! We are proud to continue our mission to elevate the care for your pets!

Our mission is to provide comprehensive veterinary health care that is delivered with both excellence and compassion. Our FearFree approach will exceed the expectations of pets and their people by alleviating anxieties and fears to ensure a calm, pet-centric visit. Our vision is to set the standard for forward-thinking, progressive animal hospitals.