Big Sky Animal Medical Center

Our mission is to provide quality animal care and quality service

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"I can't say enough good things about the staff at Big Sky Animal Medical Center.  My husband and I have so much admiration and respect for all who work there. Every person including the receptionists, the technicians and doctors have always treated ourselves and our dogs with such care, sensitivity and respect. They handle every situation in a professional but personal manner..."

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Hours & Directions

We are always staffed 24/7 for emergencies!
Regular office hours are 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon-Fri, and 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat.

 **From 5 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Monday we have 24-hour care. Emergency calls are taken on all weekdays at 406-761-8387.**

5101 N. Star Blvd., Great Falls, MT 59405

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If this is an emergency, please call 406-761-8387


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AAHA Certified since July 2004, Big Sky Animal Medical Center is a multi-service referral center utilizing the latest technology.

Our in-house lab includes IDEXX diagnostic capabilities such as the SNAP® ELISA tests, LaserCyte® Hematology Analyzer and an electrolyte machine. We also have a variety of other in-house testing capabilities. We have a state-of-the-art surgery suite with video endoscopy, bronchoscopy, stapling devices for thoracic surgery, and arthroscopy. We use isoflurane and sevoflurane anesthesia with ventilation machines. We also have blood pressure diagnostic capabilities.


Big Sky is equipped to perform multiple surgeries, including but not limited to those for lumbosacral disease, intervertebral disc disease, and triple pelvic osteotomies. All referral cases are sent back to the referring veterinarian with copies of the records, radiographs and CDs of CT scans.

Call us at 406-761-8387 with questions or to discuss an individual case with Dr. Rick Scherr.

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