Serving the community & their pets for over 30 years


Scott Acker, DVM

Scott Acker, DVM

Dr. Scott Acker, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1985 and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1990 from Colorado State University. Following graduation, Dr. Scott Acker was accepted by the West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group for a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery. Dr. Scott Acker spent the following two years at a private practice in Santa Barbara, California before joining his brother, Dr. Randy Acker at Sun Valley Animal Center in Ketchum, Idaho.

Dr. Scott Acker came to Sun Valley, Idaho in 1993 and is happy to call this area home. Dr. Scott Acker’s special interests include veterinary internal medicine and laparoscopic surgery, Outside the hospital, Dr. Scott Acker enjoys trail running, mountain biking, hiking, and skiing.




We Offer a Wide variety of Diagnostic and surgical procedures

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We Offer a Wide variety of Diagnostic and surgical procedures

Excellent Service

I've had 40 years experience with the Acker Family and I am very happy with the service they provide for us and the community!

-Shawn M. - Ketchum, ID

Best Veterinary Care

We love your staff!  Very knowledgeable!  Always helpful!  Always responsive!

- Shelly H. -San Francisco, CA

Highly Recommended!

Every single person that I have ever interacted with and the Sun Valley Animal Center has been attentive, professional, caring and extremely helpful. I feel very well taken care of by everyone at the clinic!! I recommend the Sun Valley Animal Center to everyone, always!

- Jim D. - Seattle, WA