Welcome to West Lake Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Taylorsville/Kearns/West Valley City, UT.
Call us at 801-966-6348

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If you live in Taylorsville, Kearns, West Valley City, West Jordan, or the surrounding area in UT, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. David Benson is a licensed veterinarian, treating all breeds of cats and dogs. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

West Lake Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. In order for us to give you and your pet the best attention and service, please call ahead for an appointment.

Dr. David Benson is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments and has a special interest in dentistry and hip dysplasia. Dr. Benson is certified in the PennHIP procedure for identifying this disease. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Taylorsville, Kearns, West Valley City, or West Jordan veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 801-966-6348 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our veterinary office is easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Taylorsville, Kearns, West Valley City, and West Jordan pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

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


Dr. David Benson
Taylorsville, Kearns, West Valley City, and West Jordan | West Lake Animal Hospital | 801-966-6348

3800 W 5400 S
Taylorsville, UT 84129

We are located just north of the Chevron on the northwest corner of 5400 South and Bangerter Highway.

Special offers for new clients!

10% off entire bill for new clients. Mention this offer when making an appointment.

Meet The Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    David L. Benson

    Dr. David L. Benson was born in Blackfoot, ID and raised in Provo, UT where he attended and graduated from Provo High School. He then served a 2 year LDS mission to Cochabamba, Bolivia before returning home to attend BYU. He received his B.S. degree in 1990 from BYU in Animal Science. While at BYU he met and married Leslianne Caldwell and they are now the parents of 5 children, one son-in-law, one grandson, and a golden retriever, Simba.

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Business Hours

(By appointment only. Dr. appointments 8:00 - 9:45 and 2:00 - 4:45; other times may be available depending on the day)

Monday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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