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Welcome to DeKalb Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Tucker, GA
Call us at 770-938-3900


We are located conveniently near Lilburn, Stone Mountain and Decatur!

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Our goal at DeKalb Animal Hospital is to help your pet live a longer, healthier life. Because your pet is an important member of your family, we encourage routine physical examinations and preventative health care to keep your pet in the best condition possible. This is achieved with state of the art medical and surgical services that provide the best possible care for your pet. We encourage you to come by, meet us and tour our facility anytime during our office hours.

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Our Standards

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DeKalb Animal Hospital has been accredited by the AAHA (the American Animal Hospital Association)since 1973. This voluntary association sets and monitors high standards in all aspects of veterinary medical treatment and patient care. Only eleven percent of the animal hospitals in the nation have achieved this accreditation.

These hospitals are regularly inspected by trained AAHA staff and meet or exceed association standards in the areas of surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, pet health, records, cleanliness, emergency services, dental, nursing care and continuing education.

At DeKalb Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Tucker Veterinarian | DeKalb Animal Hospital | 770-938-3900

4070 Lawrenceville Hwy
Tucker, GA 30084

Testimonials

  • "Wonderful people who really care about your beloved pets. All their vets are incredible people and my favorite Dr. Scott Roberts who has taken care of all my fur babies since 1989 when I first acquired my precious GS named Sultan."
    Neda Alahmad
  • "Dr.Rush and staff are the best . Attentive to our ever need professional , courtesy and knowledgeable which is a necessity with English bulldogs . Never had a bad experience with them not once ."
    Marie Pearson

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 AM-6:30 PM

Tuesday:

7:00 AM-6:30 PM

Wednesday:

7:00 AM-6:30 PM

Thursday:

7:00 AM-6:30 PM

Friday:

7:00 AM-6:30 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

  • 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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  • Mealtime

    Puppies Feed a high quality diet designed for puppies. A wide variety of diets and formulations are available and your veterinarian should be your primary source of information as to the best choice for your puppy. The amount fed will vary with the type of food and the individual dog, but in general, ...

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  • Ticks

    Ticks are the small wingless external parasites, living by hematophagy on the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that are often found in freshly mown grass, where they will rest themselves at the tip of a blade so as to attach themselves ...

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  • Seizures

    Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats. Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases. They can happen because of diseases outside the brain or inside the brain. Low blood sugar that can happen with an overdose of insulin or with a tumor of the pancreas can cause ...

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  • Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

    The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in the dog. This injury has two common presentations. One is the young athletic dog playing roughly who acutely ruptures the ligament and is non-weight bearing on the affected hind leg. The second presentation is the older, overweight ...

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  • Luxating Patella

    Luxating patella is a condition where the kneecap (patella) moves out of its normal position. Luxating patella is one of the most common knee joint abnormalities of dogs, but it is only occasionally seen in cats. It may affect one or both of the knees. In some cases it moves (luxates) towards the inside ...

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  • Liver Shunt

    A liver shunt is also named a PSS, portosystemic shunt, portacaval shunt or portosystemic vascular anomaly. This abnormality occurs when a pet's venous blood from the intestine bypasses the liver. In the normal pet, blood vessels pick up nutrients from ingested material in the intestine and carry it ...

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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is the natural deficiency of thyroid hormone and is the most common hormone imbalance of dogs. This deficiency is produced by several different mechanisms. The most common cause (at least 95% of cases) is immune destruction of the thyroid gland. It can also be caused by natural atrophy ...

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  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy (often referred to as a seizure disorder) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. It is commonly controlled with medication, although surgical methods are used as well. Epileptic seizures are classified both by their patterns of activity in the brain ...

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