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.

Our Project SamanaTeam

project sam pic for newsProject Samana is a veterinary outreach program that started over 20 years ago, on the Samana peninsula of Dominican Republic. This year, Dr. Françoise Tyler, Dr. Carrie McColgan, and Treasure Dreher from The Village Vets Lilburn/Stn Mtn will be joining Team Samana. They will perform and assist with the spaying and neutering of dogs and cats, as well as provide equine medicine to horses and donkeys. Ultimately, The Village Vets goal is to develop additional veterinary outreach programs modeled after this highly successful one and expanding into other under-served communities in that region.

Dr. McColgan provides more information on the project and her own personal experience with it . . .

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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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Losing My Shadow

kim.perdueKim Perdue is Hospital Manager at our Decatur office and has been a devoted friend and team member for the past 8 years.   Here is her story about having to say goodbye to her Shadow.

I have been in the veterinary profession for many years and the hardest question to answer is still - how will I know when it is the right time to say goodbye to my faithful companion?  I don't envy anyone who has to make the most difficult decision they will ever have to make for their fur baby; it is truly heart wrenching.

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Senior Pet Care

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TVV Decatur 's own Dr. Melissa Finke gives us important tips and information on keeping our senior pets living longer, healthier, and happier lives.

Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, our dogs and cats are living longer lives. As they age, however, we find ourselves dealing with ailments more common to aging pets. It is up to you and your veterinarian to provide the best possible preventative care and to recognize problems early.

So, at what point do our pets become seniors? We generally consider our feline patients to be seniors once they reach the age of eight. Dogs, due to their varied sizes, are not quite so simple but eight years of age is still a good average. However, smaller dogs may reach old age 3 or 4 years later than giant dogs. Keep in mind, our pets age 5 to 7 years for every year of our life.

What are the diseases more often found in geriatric patients?

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