Welcome to General Veterinary Clinic

Your Veterinarians in Hannibal, MO
Call us at 573-221-0300

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 573-221-0300!


If you live in Hannibal, New London or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your animals – look no further. Dr. Robert Carson, Dr. Philip Briscoe, & Dr. Starbuck are licensed Missouri veterinarians, treating all types of pets and livestock. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

General Veterinary Clinic is a full service animal clinic and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We are also happy to provide livestock services including:  beef cattle herd & individual health & consultation, theriogenology services and equine medicine & minor surgeries.  Dr. Carson, Dr. Briscoe, & Dr. Starbuck have over 50 years of combined experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. We offer digital radiography and in-house diagnostic laboratory services. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 573-221-0300 and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Hannibal veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Hannibal pet owners.

At General Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Robert L. Carson, DVM
Philip P. Briscoe, DVM

Cassidy M. Starbuck, DVM

General Veterinary Clinic | 573-221-0300
3740 Hwy MM
Hannibal, MO 63401


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Thank you for always going above and beyond for us. It it hadn't been for you, she would never have made it past the first illness. Your dedication and devotion to her well being gave us years we wouldn't otherwise have had."
    - Susan Osterhout Hannibal, Missouri
  • "I can't tell you in words how much Dallas means to me. I thank you for your kindness and for giving her the best care. She is a good baby. I know I wouldn't have her today if it weren't for your care and treatment. You were there when we needed you, I thank you from the bottom of my heart."
    - Virginia Savage Hannibal, Missouri