VCA Avalon-Heart of Gwinnett Animal Hospital

Serving Lilburn, the Veterinarians of VCA Avalon-Heart of Gwinnett Animal Hospital stand ready to meet your pet's health needs. Call 770-923-7474 to schedule an appointment.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Dr. Donald DeLong

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    Dr Donald DeLong is a 1994 graduate of the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. He opened Avalon Animal Hospital in 1997 & enjoyed building his practice until merging his practice ...
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  • Dr. Alicia Moon

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    Dr. Alicia Moon is a 2008 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She began working professionally for VCA and Dr. Delong in 2009. Prior to that, she worked through ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.