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Dr. Jim Joyce, DVM




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You can ask Dr. Jim horse healthcare questions about:
  • Podiatry (Hoof Care)
  • Horse Injuries & Wounds
  • Equine Illness & Disease
  • Dental Care & Problems
  • Equine Reproduction
  • Lameness Treatments
  • Other Healthcare Questions

Dr. Joyce's Equine Veterinary Practice

Southwest  Equine Veterinary Hospital

Dr. Jim Joyce, DVM is the owner and founder of the Southwest Veterinary Hospital in Fair Grove, Missouri. He has been a practicing equine veterinarian in the Springfield Missouri area for the past 25 years. Dr. Joyce graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. After graduation, he worked for a large racetrack veterinary practice in Cleveland, Ohio. He then moved back to Fair Grove, Missouri in 1987 and started the Southwest Veterinary Hospital where he continues to practice today.


The Southwest Veterinary Hospital is committed to treating all aspects of the horse's health and well being. As well as routine equine care, their services include evaluation and treatment of lameness, comprehensive mare and stallion reproductive services, digital radiology and ultrasonography, endoscopy, thermography, focused shock wave, advanced dentistry and routine surgical procedures. The Southwest Veterinary Hospital is an ambulatory and referral equine practice that provides general as well as specialized horse care and offers an in house surgical suite.


The Southwest Veterinary Hospital is located about 5 miles north of Springfield Missouri at 4115 E. State Highway KK, Fair Grove, MO 65648 (Click Here For Map). Their phone number is (417) 833-6166 and several photos of this exceptional equine veterinary hospital are shown below.














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