Main St. Veterinary Hospital (MSVH) was founded in 1997 by Dr. Kerry Shafer-Ray. Originally located on Main Street, we are now on 36th Ave about 1 mile north of our original location. MSVH was founded to be a modern full-service veterinary clinic serving dogs, cats, and other small animal pets in the Norman vicinity. We believe that pets are family members. Our mission statement is as follows:
1. To assist our clients in bettering the health and longevity of their pets.
2. To provide or find appropriate treatment for the medical needs of our patients.
3. To create a comfortable atmosphere for our patients and clients.
4. To never lose sight of the veterinary oath.*
We have grown significantly from our early days when we were publishing a monthly newsletter and mailing them to our clients. Today, though our equipment is more advanced and our records are no longer kept in manila files, we retain the same friendly atmosphere where patient care and concern is paramount.
*The Veterinary Oath
Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.
I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.
I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.