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2685 Cleveland Hwy, Dalton, GA 30721


8:00am - 5:00pm


8:00am - 5:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm





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★★★★★ Loved the lady veterinarian. She even called to tell us test results.Debby H.Debby H. ★★★★★ The doctors and staff of the new Dalton Veterinary Practice are the best around!Laura J.Laura J. ★★★★★ They have a really Good Staff that takes Good care of your pet.Danny L.Danny L. ★★★★★ Dr. Johnson took time to treat Scooter with care and the staff goes above their duties. Thanks for helping us with his passing.Anna F.Anna F. ★★★★★ Great people!Robert E.Robert E. ★★★★★ If you want a Vet Clinic that cares as much for your fur baby as you do, this is the place. My Max was feeling pretty bad. The staff is very compassionate and understanding of his needs as well as mine. Being retired and on limited income, they understood the financial struggle and made several suggestions with a care plan and the cost and left it to me to decide which route to go. Max was back to his playful self in a couple days. Max and I appreciate everything they did.Tim C.Tim C. ★★★★★ Very professional and kind to my kitty. He even got a new treat. Looking forward to our next visit. 😇Cynthia L.Cynthia L. ★★★★★ This was the second time my dog & I had visited this veterinary clinic. I like the service they give, they are very friendly and Dr. J is sweet and very knowledgeable on caring for my dog. The office also smells good, which was a plus for me. Smells sanitized, and you'd never know it was a Veterinary office if you walked in with your eyes closed. Will definitely continue to be a returning customer when need be.Faye S.Faye S. ★★★★★ It’s obvious the entire staff loves animals! They had so much patience with our pup, Ralphie and we feel he was very well taken care of. Colleen Jacox is a gem!Mission: K.Mission: K. ★★★★★ I just moved to Dalton from Chattanooga and needed to find a new veterinarian here in the area. I don't want to subject my cat to an hour long drive if I don't have to. My cat started constantly sneezing large amounts of snot out of his nose and seemed really uncomfortable. I tried antihistamines but nothing helped so I searched on Google for local vet offices and this was the first one that came up.ONLY 7 MINITES FROM MY HOUSE! Yay! Also, they had a "cat specific" side called Kitty Korner AND could get me in the next day. So thankful for that.The appt went great. They were on time and they were the nicest vet staff I have ever encountered.They ran some tests and decided we needed to try antibiotics (a shot and nose drops).He was sneezing less that 1st night!4 days later and he's hardly sneezing at all and isn't producing the massive amounts of snot that he had been. He seems to be in a better mood too.He's 13 and he played harder last night than he has in years. I am so thankful they got my eldest baby feeling better!I will definitely keep bringing my cats here!Update: 2 years later and im still bringing my elderly baby here. I absolutetely trust the vet and everyone else here to do their best to make sure my kitty is happy and healthy!Meredith P.Meredith P. ★★★★★ I truly appreciate the staff and all the doctors here. They are friendly and knowledgeable. The staff are able to make informed suggestions on procedures and products. They really care about their patients and their humans.Darcie P.Darcie P. ★★★★★ You mainly have to make an appointment, but we did not have one our dog was really sick and they made time for us. They were really friendly and patient with us.Yury T.Yury T. ★★★★★ My dog of 10 years, Cookie had been feeling sick for four days.I brought her to Dalton Vet. Practice today and found out she was in organ failure due to cancer. Unfortunately my only option was to euthanize her so she could go peacefully. The staff was EXTREMELY kind and patient with us. They made sure we understood everything well. I am very grateful and happy with the service my family and I received. They gave us a canvas with Cookies paw prints as a memoir.🐾 We were also given a box shaped like a casket so we could give her the proper burial she deserved . We were given a private checkout from our room so I was able to take her home peacefully. Thank you for all you have done for Cookie and I! We love and appreciate all you do! 🤎🍪Andrea D.Andrea D. ★★★★★ Lovely people, and great service.!Tim F.Tim F. ★★★★★ I spent the morning trying to find a vet that answered the phone. This was the only one that did! They were able to get me in immediately and the atmosphere was so relaxed. Everyone was SO thorough and nice. I've been trying to find a vet in Dalton that compared to my vet in Chattanooga and I think I have FINALLY found the place! Thanks yall!!!Alli R.Alli R. ★★★★★ Our Maggie has been a patient here for 4 years and has always received excellent care. Today the staff went above and beyond expectations. As I was bringing Maggie into the waiting room she got loose from her collar! She headed for Cleveland Highway and I couldn’t catch her. I was sure she was going to get hit by the oncoming traffic. All of a sudden the entire staff was out there trying to catch Maggie (60 lb). She was scared and fast but they were able to tackle her in the middle of Cleveland Highway and save her while getting a few injuries themselves! I am thankful beyond words that they saved our Maggie! As I thanked them they all acted like it was all in a days work and just part of their job. Then they calmly and compassionately proceeded with the appointment! These people are heroes! Their actions today reflect the amazing care your furbaby will receive at Dalton Veterinary Practice & Kitty Corner!norma K.norma K. ★★★★★ They took very good care of my sweet fur baby. The staff was helpful and very professional and listened to all of our needs. I highly recommend them for your furry friend.Roger D.Roger D. ★★★★★ We had to take our puppy in this past weekend for the first time. Everyone there was so nice and really care about the animals. The Dr was amazing too ! I highly recommend this Vet Office !Sabrina H.Sabrina H. ★★★★★ The staff is always so nice and helpful. They treat my fur babies like I would and always make them feel comfortable. My first time there with our old pup who hates his nails clipped, they offered and we were anxious because he usually gets fiesty but we could hear them talking to him and making him know it was okay.Annie J.Annie J. ★★★★★ This group really care about your babies. They are so welcoming and so gentle with my senior dog. They made him feel comfortable and for a chihuahua that's not a easy task. They do great work best lace to go in Dalton !CINDY J.CINDY J. ★★★★★ We are new to the area and this was our first experience with this office. We were impressed. The office was clean and smelled great, the doctor and staff were friendly, caring, and gentle. We will definitely be back when we need anything for our fur babies.MamaPMamaP ★★★★★ Everything from setting up our first appointment to the day of our visit was great. It was easy to set an appointment and we did not have a long wait. On the day of our appointment, we were seen promptly and everyone was nice. Our questions were answered and everything was explained. I could tell they cared about our experience and our pets!Paula M.Paula M. ★★★★★ Awesome staff! EVERYONE was cordial, kind and accomodating!!MzVon2 SMzVon2 S ★★★★★ Dr. Caldwell was terrific and so kindRichard H.Richard H. ★★★★★ Just moved back to town full time. Was in need of a vet and wasn’t excited about using the vet I had visited for years. Read the reviews and they are only a couple miles away from my home , so I decided to try them. Was extremely pleased. Upon walk in, no smell of pets. Very clean, staff extremely friendly and helpful. Vet was the best. She was gentle with my dog and gave me the cause of my dog’s distress and options to treat. She didn’t push expensive procedures like many vets do. With an older pet, she gave me suggestions. I told them I would be back and would make this my pet’s new “doggie doctor place”. Highly recommend!!!Caroljean I.Caroljean I. ★★★★★ I made the appointment for the following day with ease and speaking to a human, super friendly and knowledgeable staff. This was our first visit here and we will continue to go here.wanda C.wanda C. ★★★★★ We took our Golden Puppy to Dalton Vet. Clinic for a horrible hotspot.It was 5 days ago and it's almost healed.The Staff was so nice and accommodating.Dr. Shipe was so sweet and very knowledgeable especially since she specializes in animal dermatology.I think we have found the perfect fit for us at Dalton Veterinary Practice from now on.SherrySherrySherry ★★★★★ The service and employees are spectacular!!! I highly recommend 👌John B.John B. ★★★★★ From the veterinarian, Dr Shipe, to the vet tech, to the front desk staff, I felt so welcome and assured that my kitten was receiving the best of care. I plan to start bringing all 3 of my cats to them for their vet visits.TerryTerry ★★★★★ Great staff very friendly loved the Dr. Took great care and explained everythingDevin E.Devin E. ★★★★★ We mostly come here to have our pugs nails trimmed. Something neither of them is very fond of having done. They can be quite wiggly and their nails are difficult to trim because they curl. Their groomer knows just how to calm them and is able to get the job done without stressing out the dogs. Appointments are always done on time too. No long waits in the lobby. Very clean facility. Highly recommend.D T.D T. ★★★★★ My dog can be a little feisty especially when she's not feeling well. The people here are very patient and kind even when the animals aren't. They took great care of my little Sugar Baby. They even remembered her name. Thanks!Jocelyn E.Jocelyn E. ★★★★★ Treated my babies very well. Will take my Dottie back. For her care. Had my cat neutered and he was treated very well. A young man by the name Tanner very friendly and nice and not a fake friendly and nice.Maria M.Maria M. ★★★★★ So very grateful to have found this clinic. Dr. Megan Shipe and staff are wonderful and genuinely seem to care. My fur baby was at ease although in pain. I will definitely be trusting them to handle all my animals health matters in the future.Chrystal S.Chrystal S. ★★★★★ Exceptionally nice people.. really care about their customers and their petsCathy D.Cathy D. ★★★★★ They are all wonderful from front desk to nurses to the vets they allways great ya with a smile and pets in hugs the animals and my Missy I have never had a dog that loves to go to the vet like my Missy dose there she loves it there and loves them alI and want to say thanks to yall for helping keep my Missy healthy 🐕💕Tamra J.Tamra J. ★★★★★ My cats were comfortable especially with the Dr. and aide. The injections went smoothly!Terri D.Terri D. ★★★★★ The staff were so amazing!! They were so gentle with my senior dog and I really felt like they cared for her well being. I couldn't recommend this place enough. I won't take her anywhere else now!Faith L.Faith L. ★★★★★ The best vetBarry L.Barry L. ★★★★★ Love this veterinary clinic. The staff is great and they have always treated my pets like their own!K&N C.K&N C. ★★★★★ Dr Johnson is amazing and the front staff is awesome as well!!Kristy B.Kristy B. ★★★★★ We brought our sweet Marley in to see Dr. Shipe for an Annual visit. She mentioned he would need a dental cleaning. She talked us through the procedure and put our minds at ease. Needless to say, Marley is scheduled for a dental cleaning with Dr. Shipe.The staff were very caring and welcoming. Highly Recommenddustin S.dustin S. ★★★★★ They were so caring to my pup and family being new customers out of the blue but that didn’t change a thing !! they go over all options and payments with you and provide the best care for your pup even on short notice ❤️emme B.emme B. ★★★★★ Dr. Shipe gave our sweet Bella annual vaccines last week, she stated that Bella would need a dental cleaning. She was very thorough in explaining the process and what I should expect. SO thankful to have a veterinarian I can trust with my sweet Bella's care.Tanner H.Tanner H. ★★★★★ Great people and love how helpful they are!!Jess J.Jess J. ★★★★★ Love Dalton Animal care! Friendly, caring staff.ReginaRegina ★★★★★ Doctors and staff are always kind to me and animals.Doug S.Doug S. ★★★★★ The staff at Dalton Animal Care North & Kitty Korner are very caring and knowledgeable. They go above and beyond to take care of my pets.Last Friday I was taking my cat, Annabelle, for a recheck appointment and on the way to the vet, she had diarrhea. It was on her and in the carrier. It was a mess.When we got to Dalton Animal Care North & Kitty Korner, I told them what happened and asked for the nearest sink so that I could get her cleaned up.They said, 'We will take care of it, it's no trouble at all. We will give her a bath and clean the carrier. We will bring her out in a few minutes, she will be all cleaned up and ready to go!'The staff showed so much kindness and compassion to my Annabelle! When we left, she was all clean, purring, and happy, again!😊Thank you so much for taking such good care of her!!😊LESLIE T.LESLIE T. ★★★★★ I have been taking my pet's (cat's and dog's) here for over 30 years and they are always caring and so helpful with all my pet needs. Would recommend them for all your pet care needs.Lorie Vickers F.Lorie Vickers F. ★★★★★ Amazing vet care and so friendlyEsther L.Esther L. ★★★★★ Outstanding! Every member of the staff that I interacted with were so kind and friendly. They had so many sweet things to say about my dog. Kayla and Dr. Shipe answered all of my questions with patience, knowledge and grace. I was so impressed and touched by their care. I hope we don’t need to go back anytime soon, but if and when we do go back I will be a bit more at ease knowing that my baby is cared for by these amazing people. Thank y’all so much!Kat C.Kat C. ★★★★★ Well trained and caring staff. They take excellent care of our fur baby.Billy G.Billy G. ★★★★★ I took my beautiful Catniss in fearing the worst and I was right. The doctors and staff were so patient and caring. They helped to make the most difficult day of my life almost bearable.Debra H.Debra H. ★★★★★ Nice doctor and staff. Pleasant experience for me....Cowboy couldn't wait to get out of there though. But none of us LIKE to go to the doctor. I will continue to use them.Johnny D.Johnny D. ★★★★★ So much luv for the babiesEvonne D.Evonne D. ★★★★★ I really like this place. The Drs and staff are fantastic.Laura S.Laura S. ★★★★★ Dr. Summer Faith is awesome very knowledgeable and very caring to my dog.Rodolfo N.Rodolfo N. ★★★★★ I love Dalton Animal Care because Dr. Johnson is a truly caring Veterinarian that cares not only for her patients but also her patients owners. Her staff is the best I’ve known out of any Veterinary Clinic in Dalton, Georgia, their caring for your animals and you yourself. All around the best in my opinion to take your animals to, they have my 100% trust with my animal for sure !!lori P.lori P. ★★★★★ Very friendly & informative staff.They was absolutely amazing helping my cat today.10/10 would definitely recommend!!!Jonnie C.Jonnie C. ★★★★★ Friendly staff. Loves on my pets and always does a professional job. Very informative with my needs.Tricia O.Tricia O. ★★★★☆ The doctor pictured no longer works at either practice. Ever since they were bought out the service has declined. Although the clinic was clean. There is no way has anything to do with anyone being disgruntled I was just perusing the pictures on the Google site and to the best of my knowledge it there isn’t a doctor with you guys anymore or one of the gentlemen that’s there and I have been a customer. I’ve been coming to Dalton animal care south For two decades. I pray you have much success in the coming future with all your endeavors. Thank you.Tammy P.Tammy P. ★★★★☆ It’s ok. They care. If you willing to pay for it. Don’t get me wrong they took care of my kitten. Just not happy with the weird “package” deals?orlandoc96orlandoc96 ★★★★☆ Dr. Faith is very sweet and even followed up via phone.nadine W.nadine W.js_loader

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 offer routine care as well as orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries, oncology, 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

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