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Welcome to Layton Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Layton, UT
Call us at (801) 773-2570

Pet Emergency? After Hours Call   Westvet of Northern Utah  (Sunset) 776-8118 Or Mountain West Specialists (Layton) 801-683-6201

If you live in Layton or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Scott Maxfield and Dr. Mark Fawcett are licensed UT veterinarians. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Layton Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Scott Maxfield and Dr. Mark Fawcett have years of 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 Layton veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. 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 (801) 773-2570 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Layton veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Layton pet owners.

At Layton Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Mark Fawcett & Dr. Scott Maxfield
Layton Veterinary Hospital
1538 N Main Street
Layton, UT 84041
(801) 773-2570

  • Dr.
    Scott Maxfield


  • Dr.
    Mark Fawcett
    I wanted to be a Veterinarian as long as I can remember. I attended B.Y.U for my undergraduate, Then Continued at Weber State. I went to Ross University and finished Vet School at Oklahoma State.
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  • Donna
    Office Manager
    Donna was trained by our doctors to be a veterinary assistant before Utah had any veterinary technician schools available. She has worked in all areas of our hospital over the years and was offered the position of Office Manager around 1999.
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  • SynDee
    Veterinary Technician
    SynDee has worked for LVH since November 2003
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  • Susan
    Veterinary Assistant
    Susan has been with Layton Vet since 2007, and has worked as a technician since 2004.
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  • Charlene
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Certified Veterinary Technician, Anesthesia Tech

  • Krista
    Certified Veterinarian Technician
    Krista graduated from Broadview University in March of 2013 with her associate's degree in Animal Science.
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  • Marilyn
    Veterinary Receptionist

    Marilyn has always had a deep-rooted love of animals. She grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, where she spent time volunteering in local shelters and walking dogs for elderly residents in her apartment complex. After moving to Phoenix, Arizona, she started a job working at a doggy daycare, where she helped care for dozens of dogs a day, and realized quickly that working with animals was where she belonged. Another move brought her to Layton, and she started at LVH soon after. Working in veterinary medicine has been the highlight of her employment history, and it is a field she plans on staying in throughout her life.  Working for LVH has been the most rewarding job she's ever had.

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  • Ann
    Kennel Manger
    Ann worked as a veterinary assistant early in her career. After years of other office type jobs has found that working with animals is where she is happiest. LVH is lucky to have Ann and she loves working here.
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  • Michal
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kennel Worker

  • Jaclyn
    Veterinary Assistant

    I love My Family

  • Kylee Butler
    Certified Veterinary Tech


  • Andrezza Richardson
    Certified Veterinary Assistant


  • Kayla Corral

    Veterinary Receptionist, Kennel Staff

  • Cassidy Howe

    Kennel Staff

  • Haileigh Turner

    Kennel Staff

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  • Bloat and Gastric Torsion

    Bloat and gastric torsion is a serious condition and your pet should be rushed to the emergency room if this occurs. Certain breeds of dogs with deep chests and narrow waists, such as hounds, bouvier des Flandres, or doberman pinschers are more susceptible to a syndrome of gastric torsion and bloat. This ...

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  • Calcium is Not Always Good

    When examining a blood panel, a veterinarian may report to the owner that a pet has hypercalcemia, which is an elevated level of calcium in the blood. The owner often then wonders if there is too much calcium in the pet's food or in the vitamins or supplements the pet is taking. Ingesting calcium in ...

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  • Seasonal Care

    Heat Stroke Heatstroke may kill or seriously injure your pet—but it can easily be avoided by adhering to the following tips. Never leave pets in cars on warm days. Exercise your pet during the cool part of the day. Look out for rapid breathing, loud panting or staggering; these can be signs of dehydration, ...

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  • Recognizing Illnesses

    Only a healthy pet is a happy companion. Assuring your pet's daily well-being requires regular care and close attention to any hint of ill health. The American Veterinary Medical Association therefore suggests that you consult your veterinarian if your pet shows any of the following signs: * Abnormal ...

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