VCA Portage Animal Hospital

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8037 Portage Road
Portage, MI 49002

Driving Directions

(269) 327-3459


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Sat: 8:30AM-12:00PM
  • After Hours Emergency refer to Southwest Michigan Animal Emergency Hospital (269) 381-5228.

Portage Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility specializing in dogs, cats, and pocket pets. The professional and courteous staff at Portage Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, and dental care for our highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Portage Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Portage, MI and surrounding areas.

Our complete care includes the following: Preventative Care; Internal Medicine; Vaccines; Surgery; Orthopedics; Cardiology; Radiology; In-House Pharmacy; Dentistry; Chemotherapy; Cardiology; Diagnostic Imaging; Ultrasound; In-House Lab; and Boarding.

Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Portage Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

VCA Portage Animal Hospital Services

  • Blood Transfusions
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

VCA Portage Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Andrew Helmholdt, DVM

Dr. Andrew W. Helmholdt became an owner of Portage Animal Hospital in August 2005.  He is a 1991 cum laude graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  His practice experiences have included Chicago, Grand Rapids, and Kalamazoo.  He has special interests in cardiology/thoracic disease and performs echocardiographs regularly. In addition, he has a special interest in orthopedics and soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and general/internal medicine.  His family includes his wife, Tonya, and daughters, Hannah and Olivia.  They share their home with five cats, Bella, Mimi, Chin Chin, Little Miss, and Hope and three dogs, Lucy, Ellie, and Little A.
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Years in Practice: 25

Michigan State University

Cynthia Lunney, DVM

Dr. Cyndi (Rieden) Lunney became an owner of Portage Animal Hospital in August 2005.  After earning a Bachelor's degree from Kalamazoo College in 1991, she received her DVM summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.  She practiced in Benton Harbor for two years followed by seven years in Grand Rapids.  Her interests include internal medicine, feline medicine, and ultrasound.  Dr. Lunney's family includes her husband, Michael, son, Tim, and daughter, Rachel, as well as her cats, Maple, Oreo, Camo, and Rocko and dog Hooch.
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Years in Practice: 20

Kalamazoo College, Michigan State University

Nichole Corner, DVM

Dr. Nichole Corner has been with Portage Animal Hospital since March 2009. After earning an Animal Science degree at Michigan State University in 1995, she went on to MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1999. Her interests include general and internal medicine as well as dentistry. She began her veterinary career in the Detroit Metro area where she grew up; however, she moved 1½ years later to the Grand Rapids area after meeting and later marrying her husband, John. They now have two handsome boys, Mitchell and Owen, and a German Shepherd dog named Yago.
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Years in Practice: 17

Michigan State University