Urgent Care

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Dalton Veterinary Practice is excited to offer Urgent Care services for pets in need by walk-in and call-ahead appointment basis. We take care of any sick pet or injured pet that cannot wait until the next day for care.

Urgent Care hours:

Monday & Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday to Friday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

  • Abscesses 
  • Coughing 
  • Ear Infections 
  • Fever 
  • Limping
  • Hives/Swelling Reactions 
  • Minor Vomitting or Diarrhea 
  • Skin Allergies 
  • Superficial Cuts or Wounds 

What Cases Will We See?

  • Abscesses 
  • Coughing 
  • Ear Infections 
  • Fever 
  • Limping
  • Hives/Swelling Reactions 
  • Minor Vomitting or Diarrhea 
  • Skin Allergies 
  • Superficial Cuts or Wounds 

If your pet is experiencing an urgent medical issue after hours, please visit the list of nearby emergency hospitals.

FAQ and hospital responses

We prefer you call ahead to be added to the waitlist. Patients will be prioritized and triaged based on their symptoms and conditions. Any patient needing medical attention, but not life threatening, may be asked to wait.
For the safety of your pet and our staff, please allow our trained professionals to care for your pet We will ensure that you are placed in a comfortable exam or waiting room and will communicate with you regularly.
We recommend all pets return to their primary care veterinarian in the time recommended by our urgent care doctor.
Yes, you can take your pet home tonight. There will be cases that require transfer to the 24-hour Specialty hospital for around-the-clock care.
Dogs and cats
Each patient will be triaged and assessed by a trained professional. Critical life-threatening conditions will take precedence. The severity of your pets’ condition, as well as when your pet was added to our waitlist, will determine when the doctor will be in to talk to you and examine your pet.
We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, cash, checks, Care Credit, and Scratch Pay. Deposits are required for treatment and all payment is due at the time of service. Our current payment plans are through Care Credit and Scratch Pay, both can be applied for online before arriving.
Given that there are many different insurances available now, you are responsible for calling to determine your specific coverage. Payment will be due at the time of service, then you coordinate with your specific insurance for reimbursement.
Outpatient cases will be instructed to schedule any rechecks or follow up care with their primary care veterinarian. We will ensure that all patient exam notes, and diagnostic test results are completed and emailed to you so that you may provide them to your primary care veterinarian.
No, you will coordinate a pickup time with our veterinary staff. All pets must be picked up by the time designated by our team.

2685 Cleveland Hwy, Dalton, GA 30721

Monday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday

8:00am - 8:00pm

Thursday

8:00am - 8:00pm

Friday

8:00am - 8:00pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Dalton Veterinary Practice (formerly known as Dalton Animal Care North) has served the North Georgia area for 50 years. DVP is a multi-doctor practice with a dedicated support staff. We are a general practice clinic that provides routine care, soft tissue surgeries, dentistry, and pet behavioral counseling.

We are here to service the cities of Dalton, GA, Cohutta, GA, Chatsworth, GA, Tunnel Hill, GA, Rocky Face, GA, Ringgold, GA, Crandall, GA, Calhoun, GA, Ellijay, GA, Graysville, GA and more!

Our practice has extensive in-house laboratory capabilities, often providing on the spot diagnostic results. Not having to wait on test results can be extremely important when a pet has a life threatening illness.

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Our Veterinary Services

Urgent Care Services

Dental Care

Pain Management

Digital Radiology

Dog Vaccinations

Dog Spay & Neuter

Canine Preventative Care

Dog Nutrition

Dog Microchipping

Canine Lab Tests

Canine Imaging

Dog Dental Care

Dog Allergies

Senior Dog Care

Puppy Care

Heartworm in Dogs

Dog Fleas & Ticks

Declawing Alternatives