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Veterinary Care for Belleville Pets

Overview & Location

Ypsilanti Animal Clinic serves Belleville which is a city in Wayne County in the State of Michigan. The population was 3,991 at the 2010 census. It is the sister city of Machynlleth, Wales. Belleville is 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Ann Arbor and 29 miles (47 km) southwest of Detroit.

Belleville is a diverse city of approximately 40,000 residents where the estimated median household income in 2011 was $40,551. The area is made up of the City of Belleville, Van Buren Township and Sumpter Township, all sharing the 48111 zip code. It is home to Wayne County's largest inland lake.

History & Geography

Belleville was established in 1905. The community was named for either the French word for "beautiful town", or in honor of landowner James Bell.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.20 square miles (3.11 km2), of which, 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2) of it is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water. Edison Lake (the proper name of Belleville Lake) was created by damming up the Huron River in two places. The Huron River flows into Lake Erie.

Arts & Culture

Belleville has a festival called the Strawberry Festival. The Strawberry Festival gets people from all over Wayne County who come to celebrate Belleville's economic supporter, the strawberry.

The city has been called the birthplace of techno music, namely having been home to Derrick May, Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson, commonly known as the Belleville Three, who were instrumental in its creation.

During Belleville's annual Strawberry Festival, bands from all around perform in the downtown and make it a very large cultural exchange area.

The Belleville High School Marching Band is one of the three largest marching bands in the United States, with almost 300 members on the field at one time. There are over 300 people in the band program, which includes Freshmen Band, two Concert Bands, a Symphony Band and a Jazz Band. The Symphony Band has received various national honors, and performs at a consistently advanced level, especially for a high school ensemble.


Belleville is in the Van Buren Public Schools District. The district has four elementary schools (Savage, Rawsonville, Tyler, and Edgemont), two middle schools (McBride Middle School and Owen Intermediate School), Belleville High School, and the Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC).


  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Washtenaw Community College
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Henry Ford Community College
  • Schoolcraft College
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • Monroe County Community College


Notable Locations

Fred C. Fisher Library, Belleville Area Chamber of Commerce, Belleville Area Museum, Bellevue Courthouse, Oakwood Healthcare Center, Old Van Buren Township Hall Historical Marker

Outstanding Veterinary Services for Belleville Pets

Offering expert veterinary care near Belleville, from prevention to emergency support, Ypsilanti Animal Clinic provides a full range of services to pets in the Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, Canton, and Belleville area that sets the standard for excellence in animal care. Our hospital sets itself apart in a number of important ways, which makes the difference for you and your pet.

Preventative Pet Wellness Care

At Ypsilanti Animal Clinic, our team of Ypsilanti veterinarians provides high-quality preventative and wellness care to keep your Belleville pet as healthy and happy. Our Belleville veterinary services include preventative care, pet microchipping, prescription diets, pet dentistry, immunizations and quality care for senior pets.

Annual pet exams for pets allow us to establish a normal pattern for each pet's weight, temperature and body condition. A thorough, hands-on physical examination assists in detecting hidden problems that may otherwise go unnoticed until your pet's health deteriorates. This preventative approach also provides us with the opportunity to tailor a specific health and immunization plan to each pet's unique lifestyle.

Belleville Cat Boarding

We gladly offer feline boarding to Belleville cats. We understand that it can be stressful to leave your pet while you are away. Let us make your travels stress free for both you and your cat.

Our pet boarding facility is clean, safe, quiet and comfortable. With an entire team of veterinary professionals at your cat's disposal, the highest standard in care is easily met. Should your cat require medications or a procedure, we can schedule it while you are away. To make a reservation, please call (734) 485-1622.

Contact Us

If you need additional information about us, our veterinary services, or want to schedule a visit, please email us or call Ypsilanti Animal Clinic at (734) 485-1622.

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