VCA Braelinn Village Animal Hospital

Ray G Rudd, DVM, DACVS, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of Tennessee
Certifications: DACVS


Dr. Ray Rudd, a specialist in veterinary surgery, opened Braelinn Village Animal Hospital in February 1995. Dr. Rudd graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship and surgical residency at the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. He successfully passed the boards of the AVMA American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1991. His past experiences include teaching at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, owning a small animal surgery referral practice in Riverdale, Georgia, and research and development for Ethicon Endosurgery in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has authored over 20 papers in refereed journals. Dr. Rudd is active in the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact Southern Crescent Animal Emergency Clinic at  770-460-8166. They are located at 1270 Georgia 54, Fayetteville, GA 30214.