Welcome to Aztec Animal Hospital – Passionate About Pets
Your Veterinarian in Scottsdale, AZ
Call us at (480) 945-6800

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Aztec Animal Hospital is committed to compassionate and comprehensive care for all pets in Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa Arizona. Your pets are your treasured friends, they are members of your family and when one of your pets is unwell, it affects the whole family. Our veterinary hospital in Scottsdale has one objective, and that is to return your pets to you brimming with good health and total wellness.

Aztec Animal Hospital veterinarians are chosen for their skill, their compassion and for their love of all animals. The entire staff will welcome you and treat you like the family you are.

If you live in Scottsdale or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further; Dr. Diego Florez is a skilled, knowledgeable veterinarian with over 20 years’ experience.  Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

 Aztec Animal Hospital is a full-service Scottsdale animal hospital; seeing anything from routine exams and vaccine appointments to unexpected emergencies. Our Scottsdale clinic offers a complete range of the latest diagnostic technology and the latest veterinary hospital equipment. Whether you are bringing your pet for a routine check-up, or if your treasured friend is not feeling well, we will be able to quickly diagnose and treat your special pets with care and love.

Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. Becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (480) 945-6800. Our Scottsdale veterinarian office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for pet owners. 

Vets in Scottsdale – Technology and Science for Total Pet Care

Aztec Animal Hospital in Scottsdale offers a complete range of the latest diagnostic technology and the latest veterinary hospital equipment. Whether you are bringing your pet for a check-up, or if your treasured friend is not feeling well, we will be able to quickly diagnose and treat your special pets with care and love.

Vets in Tempe - Complete Pet Hospital Facilities

If you are looking for a veterinary hospital that services Tempe then Aztec Animal Hospital is your first choice. We treat animals in Arizona with the necessary rattlesnake vaccine, which is vital if you take your pets with you when you are hiking and camping. We also provide specialized treatment for parvovirus and pancreatitis as well as a range of conditions that are endemic to this area of Arizona. If you want the best for your pets, take them to a local expert who understands and cares.

Aztec Animal Hospital veterinarians have over 20 years experience and continually update their skills and knowledge about pet care and emergency animal treatment.

At Aztec Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Diego Florez
Scottsdale Veterinarian | Aztec Animal Hospital | (480) 945-6800

8140 E. McDowell Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

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  • Diego Fernando Florez, DVM

    Dr. Diego Fernando Florez was born in Colombia, South America, in his young years he traveled with his father and visited many farms and he becomes very familiar with cattle and horses.

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  • Debbie Thomas, CVT/Office Manager

    Debbie Thomas, CVT/Office Manager, has been with Aztec Animal Hospital since May of 2006.

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  • Shaina Anderson, CVT

    Shaina Anderson, CVT, has been a loyal member of the Aztec Animal Hospital Family since August of 2007.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I couldn’t be more pleased , with the care that was taken with my dear cat Irene! The staff was of great help and the doctor did a wonderful job on my cats poor eye! She went through an operation where her poor eye was sewn shut! I can’t Thank them enough! Her eye is completely healed!! Thank you to the doctor! God Bless!"
    Michelle T.
  • "The Doctors are amazing my pets have seen Dr. Florez and Dr. Richardson. They are both caring and wanted what was best for my pets. The staff is both compassionate and and educated."
    Betsie B.
  • "I love this place, they take good care of my dogs and very clean. The staff and Doc are great, they are very good in explaining what they are doing and or need to do for your puppies health. Love it"
    Gabby C.

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