The Strongest Veterinary Team in Town.

We offer a wide array of services:

  • Small animal medicine
  • General and Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Digital X-ray (Full Body & Dental)
  • Ultrasonography on site
  • Boarding/ Drop Offs
  • Bathing/ Nail Trimming
  • House calls available

We love what we do, and hope that it shows. Please enjoy our site, and feel free to call or email us with questions.

End of Life With Compassion

McVety newsletterDr. Kaleigh McVety shares her professional experience, as well as personal feelings, on compassionate end of life pet care.

In Merriam-Webster's dictionary, the word "pet" is defined as "a domesticated animal used for pleasure rather than utility".  However, to the vast majority of my clients, our pets are way more than this to us. They are family members that serve a purpose, even if it is just to snuggle with us at night or wag their tails frantically when we come home; because no one in the world is more special to them than us.

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Arthritis in Cats and Dogs

drcalcutt.labcoatAffecting nearly 52.5 million people in the US alone, arthritis is something that many of us can relate to. Maybe you are even affected or know somebody that is. It might surprise you to learn that, along with humans, a large percentage of our pet population also suffers from this degenerative disease. Arthritis affects one in five dogs and is also recognized as a disease of geriatric cats. This condition can affect all breeds including mixed breeds.

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Seat Belt and Car Safety Tips for Pets

drfranco contactDr. Janine Franco of TVV Decatur provides safety information on traveling with your pet in the car...

We all buckle-up for safety when riding in our cars, so why do we not do the same for our 4-legged family members?  A recent poll showed that less than 5% of dog owners restrain their dogs using a safety harness in the car.  This is not merely a hazard for your pet but also potentially for you the driver, your passengers, and even other motorists. 

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Feline Veterinary Care: Have We Seen Your Cat Lately?

draddante with stellaCats are notorious for their independent and self-sufficient nature.  Let’s face it, most of the time they have us convinced that we need them more than they need us.   Accordingly, none of us wants to provoke the scorn and disdain of this profoundly sensitive species: they’ll make us sorry for sure.  At the same time, we love our cats so much and want them to lead long happy and healthy lives.  This presents a conundrum: do I take my cat to the vet when they seem just fine and it could be so stressful?   The answer is an irrefutable enthusiastic, "YES your cat needs an annual exam!"

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