動物と人に優しく
山口獣医科病院

About our hospital

4 Special Features

  • 1. The Spirit of Animal Welfare
    We have conducted over 100,000 spay and neuter for stray cants and dogs to decrease unofortunate animals due to uncontrolled pregnancy in the wild.

    We keep contacting with many animal welfare organization, and provide treatment and/or neutralization especially for stray dogs and cats without any relatives and owners.

    At the time of natural disaster such as volcanic eruption of Unzen Fugen Mountain, Hanshin Awaji Earthquake and Sumatra Earthquake, we joined activities to rescue animals who have been strayed by the disasters.

  • 2. More than 10,000
    Surgical Operations Every Year

    We operate more than 10,000 surgical cases every year. Due to the number of cases we have operated in the past, we have acuumulated experience for surgeries.

    Utilizing knowledges we gained from many cases, we treat rapid and acurate operations to different types of diseases. We cover from general surgeries such as spay and neuter to advanced surgeries such as intervertebral disk diseases, urinary tract obstruction, fractures and thoracic/abdominal/subcutaneous tumors.

  • 3. Community based services
    We kept providing veterinary services for more than 50 years in Yamato City, Kanagawa Prefecture.

    We dedicate to community-based services by valuing interaction with patients who come to our hospital for several generations regard.

    Please feel free to ask us anything that concerns you.

  • 4. Available in English
    We provide English consultation to deal with a wide range of demands from patients who can only speak English.
    4 veterinarian, Ikeda, Makita, Watari and Adachi, can offer services in English.

    Please check the work shift table on the top page before coming to our hospital if you need English cosultation.

Staff Introduction

Full-time Veterinarian

<Career Summary>
Born: January 2nd 1948
Graduated: Nihon University Department of
Veterinary Medicine
Opened Yamaguchi Veterinary Hospital
in March 1974

Hospital Directer
Takeo Yamaguchi

In our hospital, we have supported a lot of patients by considering "Animal Welfare" and "Community-based services".

For Animal walfare, we keep contacting with many animal welfare organization, and provide treatment and/or sterilization especially for stray dogs and cats without any relatives and owners.


We have achieved "Animal Welfare Award from Ministry of the Environment" as our activities for animal welfare was acclaimed from the viewpoint of animal walfare. We keep conducting sterilization campaigns to increase awareness of importance of sterilization for stray cats and dogs. We have also conducted our neutralization activities in Bhutan to provide educational trainings of veterinary medicine in the local area.

<Career Summary>
Born: January 2nd 1948
Graduated: Nihon University Department of veterinary medicine
Opened Yamaguchi Veterinary Hospital
in March 1974

Veterinarian
Yuichiro Makita(English available)

Since I became veterinarian, my motto is "Saving one life results in saving infinite futures". Utilizing my own surgical experiences, I always provide my best treatment options for beloved pets.

<Career Summary>
Graduated: Kitasato University, School of Veterinary Medicine
Mitaka Veterinary Group (2006~2012, Chief of surgery department since 2009)
After Mitaka Veterinary Group, Dr. Makita was responsible to surgical operations, exotic animal treatment and management of hospital at another primary care hospital
<Completed Courses and Affiliated Associations>
Principles of Fracture Management at Switzerland AO Foundation North America
JAHA (Japan Animal Hospital Association) Neurological surgery (neck and thoracolumbar slipped disk)
Japan Society of Veterinary Anesthesia and Surgery
and other Surgical Courses in Japan and oversea countries

Veterinarian
Keisuke Ikeda(English available)

<Career Summary>
Graduated: Kitasato University, School of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinarian
Tomoyuki Kawaguchi

<Career Summary>
Gradudated from Azabu University

Veterinarian
Maria Yoshioka

<Career Summary>
Gradudated from Azabu University

Veterinarian
Katsuto Nezu

I became a veterianian to provide comfortable medical treatment for dogs and cats. I will do my best to serve for your pets.

<Career Summary>
Graduated from Osaka Prefecture University

Part-time Veterinarian

Veterinarian, President of Lifemate Veterinary Hospital Group
Shinya Watari(English available)

As a president of Lifemate Veterinary Hospital Group, I would be happy to contribute to patients and animalts in Yamaguchi Veterinary Hospital.
To provide better medical services, Lifemate Veterinary Hospital Group started affiliation with Yamaguhi Veterinary Hospital from May 2018. By leveraging veterinarians who went through training in advanced medical hospitals, we will provide better medical and surgical services in Yamaguchi VH.

I look forward to seeing animals and pet owners in Yamaguchi VH to serve by considering the spirits of animal welfare.

<Career Summary>
Graduated from Tokyo University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Medical Science
Neovets Veterinary Medical Center (Referral Veterinary Medical Hospital in Osaka)
International Surgical Fellow at Michigan State University
Master Degree of Comparative Pathology at University of California, Davis
Hospital Directer of Kawamura Veterinary Hospital
Specialty field: Orthopedics, Internal medicine

Veterinarian
Tomomi Adachi(English available)

<Career Summary>
Gradudated from Yamaguchi University
She is currently on loan to the 1-year project at Amami Oshima Iland

  • Nurse Mami Hosaka
  • Nurse Satoko Sugawara
  • Nurse Kiriko Izawa
  • Nurse Narumi Nihira
  • Nurse Saki Fukuda

Office hours

046-261-2669

Except Wednesday
AM 9:00~13:00
PM 16:00~19:00

Wednesday
Closed

Eligible animals

Dogs,Cats,Rabbits,Ferrets,Hamster,guinea pig, etc

Clinical Departments

Immunization & Wellnesscare,Surgery,Internal medicine,Dermatology,
Neurology,Cardiology,
Orthopedics,Dermatology,Urology, etc.

Access

2-22-19 Sakuramori, Yamato-shi, Kanagawa 242-0028

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