A healthy pet
is a happy pet

We understand that your pet is a big part of your life and your family. As pet owners ourselves, we understand that your pet should receive the highest quality healthcare. As a client of the Roscommon Veterinary Clinic, you can take comfort in knowing that the well-being of your pet is our number one priority.

We offer a full-service veterinary facility, accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association, as well as walk-in and same day appointments. You and your family will appreciate knowing that all aspects of your pets’ needs are met and exceeded, in keeping with the high standards of the AAHA.

We are here to service the cities of Roscommon, MI, Houghton Lake, MI, St. Helen, MI, Prudenville, MI, Mio, MI, Grayling, MI, Higgins Lake, MI, Luzerne, MI, Lewiston, MI, Gladwin, MI and more!

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★★★★★ Our Red Fox lab needed an emergency visit, and the clinic that usually sees her couldn't get her in! So, Roscommon Clinic and Dr. Fairbanks took excellent care of our Zoey! She's on her way to feeling better now! Thank you so much!Laurie F.Laurie F. ★★★★★ Kind compassionate care from Dr. Busser, and Colleen. Thank you to Molly for getting us in same day!Lisa C.Lisa C. ★★★★★ Easy to get appointments. Staff is caring and well organizedMarie T.Marie T. ★★★★★ They take great care of our dogsJonathan H.Jonathan H. ★★★★★ I never write reviews but I had to take the time and write one on this vet.. it was an Amazing experience! My dog is very much afraid of vets after his last horrible encounter with a vet in traverse city. They took their time to make him comfortable, they were very friendly, informative, and helpful!! This will be the only vet I go to from here on out! That is a guarantee! 💯Joshua A.Joshua A. ★★★★★ Very sensitive carrying people! My daughter had to have her little puppy Sophia put down. She was devastated. They were so comforting to her.Etta G.Etta G. ★★★★★ They are always pleasant and informative about our animals.Crystal C.Crystal C. ★★★★★ The things I could say about the staff here could go on and on. I called for the first time and spoke with Molly we are from Ohio and hadn’t had a vet yet. Unfortunately my dog was very old and it was time to say goodbye. Molly was so kind when she set up my appointment. I was in tears and she was calm and patient. The vet tech and vet at the appointment showed compassion and made my girls last moment as comfortable as possible she loved the cheese they gave her. They gave my family and I all the time we needed and the vet tech made me a beautiful paw print that she took her time on. I had chose not to get her ashes but I quickly regretted and called I spoke with Susie again in tears and she said she would try and get them for me. She was patient and understanding and prompt calling me back within minutes to say she was able to get it done. This was an extremely hard moment in my life and the team here showed compassion and kindness . I can’t thank them enough. You made saying goodbye to our sweet Payton easier.hillary S.hillary S. ★★★★★ It’s not just a paycheck for the employees here. They care. The compassion they showed on such a hard day will forever be imprinted in my heart. Thank you for that.Beth B.Beth B. ★★★★★ They took great care of my little dog who was attacked by two pit bulls while on a walk.Terri M.Terri M. ★★★★★ Great staff and wonderful Dr. anytime we have had an emergency with our Ally and Toby they have always been available to fit them in. Can't go wrong with this veterinary clinic.bgharris77 H.bgharris77 H. ★★★★★ Big shout out to these wonderful people who were the only ones who cared enough to help my out if town distressed neighbors with the dog who had to go over that rainbow. Bless u.Teresa V.Teresa V. ★★★★★ All 4 of my girls have been in to see everyone at Roscommon Vet. They have taken EXCELLENT CARE of them all. Even had to take my boyfriends dog in cause she decided to try and be friends with a porcupine. They did GREAT, taking them all out. Recently, I had to put 2 of my girls down, and they were both happy to see their friends up there. They all do a FANTASTIC job and made it comfortable for us both. Thank you all for caring for them both since puppies, the card, and their paw prints. They both will always be loved and missed ! I recommend you to all my family and friends.Well, it's September 6th, 2022, and I had to put another one of my girls to rest. The staff here are hands down the BEST. All my 4 girls have been going here since I had them. Bess had bad hips, but she held on until she could not bear a lot of weight on them. I started noticing she was dragging her back legs. The Vets here took Great care of her throughout her life. Thank you all So Much.!! She will always be loved and missed !! And they are always in my heart. THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL OF YOU AT ROSCOMMON VET!!!!Update...February 28th,2023I just want to start off by THANKING EVERYONE of you at Roscommon Vet. I had to put down my last fur girl, my BABY GIRL BELLA. She was 13 years old, survived breast cancer, and had diabetes. She ended up blind and breast cancer ended up coming back and took her. You will forever be missed and LOVED my girl. Roscommon Vet has taken GREAT CARE OF ALL 4 OF MY GIRLS !! Thank you all for caring for them like they were your own. If I ever get another one, you bet I will be taking them there.UPDATE. Well, here is Autumn. I got her in September of 2023. She is my girl (I miss my other girls badly). She had an infection between her paws due to an ingrown hair that bothered her. Then, shortly after that went away, she got bit by something, and her snout was all swollen. Again, the staff here was AWESOME. They took great care of her. It's the only place I take, my girls. Thank you, Roscommon Vet !!! I appreciate EVERYTHING you have done for all my fur babies.Susan W.Susan W. ★★★★★ The office girls are so helpful and friendly. The vet tech was new but she was very good with my unfriendly cat and was very knowledgeable. The vet was very through and explained everything. Love that place!!!Dee R.Dee R. ★★★★★ The staff is very friendly and our dog Scarlett loves going there for her check ups and shots. Even curbside pickup for her has been good. She doesn’t mind leaving with a staff member.Mark S.Mark S. ★★★★★ Wonderful place. We are up north and our cat got sick. They fit us in that day and spent a lot of time talking about options. Very caring and a wonderful staff. Never seen us before but they made us feel like we had been there many times. Highly recommend.GEORGE & KATHY B.GEORGE & KATHY B. ★★★★★ Staff is very friendly and helpful and also very knowledgeable thanks again!Tim GTim G ★★★★★ My small dog, Rolo was attacked by a big dog. He had holes through his skin.We live 200 miles away.We called 7 veterinary clinics and none would see him.Except Roscommon Vet. They are very caring nice people , they fixed Rolo. God Bless all the workers at Roscommon Veterinary .David H.David H. ★★★★★ Very polite. Great with my dog Roxy. She loves going there. Thank you for taking such good care for my baby.❤🐕Christina H.Christina H. ★★★★★ They went over and above to get my cat in. He had been avoiding walking on his right rear leg (possibly broken). Turned out to just be a sprain but RVC was very caring and thorough. We went ahead and got his vaccines while there. I was pretty surprised it didn't cost an arm and/or leg. Very reasonable. Will use again when/if necessary.jerry F.jerry F. ★★★★★ Had all the info I neededLea Carder (.Lea Carder (. ★★★★★ Best vets in townKris C.Kris C. ★★★★★ They care bout petsSophia F.Sophia F. ★★★★★ An incredibly employee caring employer. Great industry with an emphasis on building the knowledge level of its team. Your opinion counts.Suzanne P.Suzanne P. ★★★★★ Lovely friendly place to bring your pet. Affordable quality care close to home.Tina H.Tina H. ★★★★★ Trust them completely with my fur babiesPatricia P.Patricia P. ★★★★★ Roscommon Vet always fits me in no matter what. Dr. Busser and Dr. Fairbanks are so nice. They are taking care of my Boy Gunner right now cause he has lymphoma. they are so caring. I can’t even begin to tell you how compassionate and caring they both are. Colleen is an awesome Vet Tech as well. She kisses my dog and is just so wonderful. I really appreciate them so much. They are always there every time I need them. Thank you Roscommon Vet ❤️ We just brought Gunner to get put to sleep and they all greeted us with hugs and just a compassionate staff. Thankyou Dr Fairbanks, Colleen, and Lori and Dr. Busser for helping us through this horrible painful time.Diane R.Diane R. ★★★★★ Losing our baby girl on Feb 22 was a very difficult day and the ladies at the clinic tried to make the experience less traumatic . I want to thank you all for taking the time to sign and send me a card. She is missed everyday by us but mostly by her younger brotherthsfinedaythsfineday ★★★★★ This place from the time you call to the time you walk out the door has your babies and customer service to a tee!! It's beyond refreshing to see a vet office operate so well. They took my fur kids in quickly as needed!! I can't thank the entire staff enough!! It's worth the drive to me!! Highly recommend!! 😺🐶Michelle M.Michelle M. ★★★★★ Always helpful, kind, and compassionate.Chris G.Chris G. ★★★★★ Our dog is reactionary and the staff was great. Have use lots off suggestions and comfort. We will be back.Terry B.Terry B. ★★★★★ The staff is professional and wonderful with our animals. All of them take the time we need to answer questions and be thorough in office visits. We are so thankful for Roscommon Veterinary!Nancy W.Nancy W. ★★★★★ Hands down one of the kindest, most genuine, caring vets. So very thankful for this vets office.Corina G.Corina G. ★★★★★ Very caring of my Pug , she has several health issues!! RVC is always on top with her health needs. I personally find them very professional, and service orientated .Margaret Z.Margaret Z. ★★★★★ Such a compassionate staff!!Tamala G.Tamala G. ★★★★★ I had a drop off appointment. There was quite a bit of a wait dropping off and picking up. But I'm super grateful they were able to get him in at all the same day!Melinda S.Melinda S. ★★★★★ Great care for my cats, patience, and always explains options, pleasant staffJudy S.Judy S. ★★★★★ We were recently camping at Higgins State Park when our dog became sick. The got him in the next morning first thing and received the best care! Thank you toeveryonePatti P.Patti P. ★★★★★ Wonderful staff that shows their care and love for your pets.Bryana F.Bryana F. ★★★★★ Great staff. Very friendly.T.J. P.T.J. P. ★★★★★ Great experience for our puppy and us. Very caring staff. All pro's!Mike McMillan (.Mike McMillan (. ★★★★★ I took my lab to be put to sleep due to his age and poor health as he was suffering. Brody received very compassionate care and I would recommend this office without a doubt.Pamela L J.Pamela L J. ★★★★★ Doctor and staff was outstanding, patient and caring. I was watching my sisters dog when she decided to argue with a porcupine. The doctor got me right in even took her lunch hour to help lily out. Much love to this place. You all rock!Danielle W.Danielle W. ★★★★★ Dr. Fairbanks is awesome, all the staff have been wonderful with us and all of our pets.Jenifer T.Jenifer T. ★★★★★ Great experience. Very nice people. I recommend themRhonda B.Rhonda B. ★★★★★ Dr. Fairbanks and his wonderful staff are absolutely amazing! Thank you for all you do.Megan H.Megan H. ★★★★★ My senior dog has been cared for by the people of the Roscommon Veterinary Clinic for over a year and I couldn't be happier. Their treatment of him has added so much to his quality of life. The facilities and personnel are excellent!John C.John C. ★★★★★ They helped save my cat Buddy and im so thankful. Need pet care this is the place to go. 😄👍Don H.Don H. ★★★★★ They have always been so great with all my pets. They take there time, explain things.... just 10 out of 10.Matthew L.Matthew L. ★★★★★ My cat has been in distress and has had some complicated symptoms in the last few months. I called, and they fit me in right away. The vet tech was very kind, and the vet Dr Minkel was very thorough. She explained in great detail the problems she discovered and gave me a great plan to help relieve my cats pain and improve her quality of life. We love the fact that they have the animal hospital in Grayling, too, as our dog had emergency treatment for porcupine quills in his face a few years ago, and they came to his rescue!!Patti A.Patti A. ★★★★★ I haven’t physically been here but when I called panicked about my dog throwing up the lady on the phone was super nice and understanding and helped by giving me advice from the vet on what to do next. Very nice and very helpfulJuliann K.Juliann K. ★★★★★ We had to make the hard decision to euthanize our 4 legged family member Bruiser. They were so nice and gracious. Gave us time to say goodbye. We even received a sympathy card. They really care.Maggie R.Maggie R. ★★★★★ Dr. Minkel, Dr. Fairbanks, Susie, Lori and the whole team (I wish I had everybody's name) have taken such good care of our boys since moving to Michigan a year-and-a-half ago. I am -- what some might call -- an enthusiastic doggy momma and every member of this team has taken time to answer my questions (no matter how silly), address my concerns and truly care about my family, every single time I have reached out to them. On top of phenomenal care, they offer excellent pricing. I wholeheartedly recommend this veterinary office. This is a very special place.Rachelle M.Rachelle M. ★★★★★ They are very professional, personable and truly care about you pet.Phil B.Phil B. ★★★★★ Thank you for taking care of Saint!Tammysue M.Tammysue M. ★★★★★ Nice staff, got in on time, masks required, call from car.RGRG ★★★★☆ Very nice, knowledgeable and helpful.Debra K.Debra K. ★★★★☆ Great veterinary. Caring staff.Kristina M.Kristina M. ★★★★☆ Quick hassle free thorough exam, my cat was comfortableWalter K.Walter K. ★★★★☆ I am quite happy with Dr. Fairbanks, who has given great care and suggestions for my pets over the last seven years. My dog and I have now seen a young female veterinarian, who we both liked also. This office seems to understand that some of us have limited finances and therefor do not push recommendations, they only suggest.Donna R.Donna R.js_loader

Come See Us at Our Office, Located in Roscommon, MI

116 Lake St,
Roscommon, MI 48653


8:30am - 5:00pm


8:30am - 6:00pm


8:30am - 5:00pm


8:30am - 6:00pm


8:30am - 5:00pm





Our Services

We understand that a pet is part of the family. Our goal is to provide each one with a long, healthy and happy life. The day your pet enters our hospital it becomes part of our family too. From new puppy and kittens to graying seniors, we are there every step of the way. Our comprehensive suite of veterinary services ensures that every aspect of their wellbeing is given the excellent care they deserve.

What's Next

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    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.

Very friendly voices on the phone, smiling faces when you enter, professional all the way including a great Doctor. Keeps my pets healthy.

Suzanne P.

Very professional, patient, friendly and they seem to really care about your pet. Staff always pleasant and friendly. The vets are very good and caring.

Beth T.

These guys are straight forward and take excellent care of two pups, we drive about an hour to come here and wouldn’t go anywhere else. Thank you for your great service!!

Steven B.

Great experience each time I take my dogs in. Friendly, clean and so helpful with their knowledgeable recommendations. After my first visit there a year ago with an emergency, I switched to this office full time. Highly recommend this office!

Deborah B.

Love this clinic! They always reassure my dog, Bolt..and the staff is amazing! Fairly priced, and getting an appointment is fast, and easy. Highly recommended!

Shell B.

They are OUTSTANDING in veterinary care! They all treat your pet as if it was their own. The staff is kind, friendly and very professional. I was so impressed with Dr. Fairbanks work. My “Molly” was in great hands from the start to finish! Thank you so much!

Dawn H.