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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

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