Personalized veterinary care since 1973

Vernon Woods Animal Hospital is a full-service, AAHA-accredited animal hospital that has been providing excellent veterinary care in the heart of Sandy Springs, just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on the personalized attention that we give to all of our clients and patients. 

Although the majority of our patients are dogs and cats, our knowledgeable veterinary team are able to care for small mammals, such as ferrets, rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, and guinea pigs as well.

Personalized veterinary care since 1973

Vernon Woods Animal Hospital is a full-service, AAHA-accredited animal hospital that has been providing excellent veterinary care in the heart of Sandy Springs, just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on the personalized attention that we give to all of our clients and patients. 

Although the majority of our patients are dogs and cats, our knowledgeable veterinary team are able to care for small mammals, such as ferrets, rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, and guinea pigs as well.

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Vernon Woods Animal Hospital welcomes you and your pets A family run animal hospital since 1973

Vernon Woods Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital in North Sandy Springs, just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Our local, family-owned animal clinic has been treating pets for over 40 years—founded by Dr. Jay Empel in 1973 and now under the leadership of his son, Medical Director, Dr. Andrew Empel.

We provide a full range of medical services to your pets, including physical exams, soft-tissue surgery,  orthopedic surgery, and oral surgery, preventative dental carespay / neuter, behavior counseling, diagnostic testing, vaccinations, health certificates for travel, microchipping, nutrition counseling, hospice / euthanasia, radiology, ultrasound, echocardiograms, tonometry, and oncology/chemotherapy care. In addition, we offer many client conveniences, such as boarding and grooming, an online pharmacy, access to your pet's records through our pet portal, and house calls should your pets need it.

A healthy mouth means a healthier pet!

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We are an AAHA-Accredited veterinary practice

As an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited animal hospital, Vernon Woods Animal Hospital regularly upholds the standards for quality veterinary care for companion animals set by AAHA. Our practice must be routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care-in 18 areas-to keep our accreditation. Only 15% of veterinary hospitals hold the AAHA-accredited honor in the US and Canada.

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About Vernon Woods Animal Hospital...

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A kind and compassionate veterinary team

The veterinarians and staff at Vernon Woods Animal Hospital are here to be your trusted pet partner. When it comes to your pet's health and happiness, we want you to know that our door is always open.  We pledge to be open and honest, and give you the detailed answers to any pet questions you have. 

In addition, our team works together to ensure that your pet's needs-as well as yours-are met while in our care. We take pride in the fact that we also have two additional locations to serve you should your pet need it—Brookhaven Animal Hospital in Brookhaven and North Springs Animal Clinic in North Sandy Springs, Georgia.

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