VCA Chestatee Animal Hospital

Phone: 706-864-1005
Fax: 706-867-0719
16 Westbrook Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Business Hours
Sun Closed

Dr. Katie Ferris
Associate Veterinarian
DVM

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!  At VCA Chestatee Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, your dog, your cat, and other pets. Everyone on our team believes the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We'll give you and your pet all the time you need, and never rush through an examination. We'll also carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.  In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our team. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and assistants, and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods. 

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New to VCA?

In addition to the traditional services you'd expect from a veterinary hospital, we offer pets and pet parents a selection of specialized veterinary services. For example, we provide onsite grooming and boarding, so you can count on us to meet all of your pet's needs.  If you aren't sure if we offer a specific service that's important to you, just ask!  We may offer it, but if not, we would be happy to refer you to one of our sister hospitals or veterinary referral practices in the area.

The friendly, professional team at VCA Chestatee Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission and life's work to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals; each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best experience for both you and your pet.  And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of veterinarians and board-certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK! Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the very first person you speak to when you come through our doors to the person who discharges you and your pet, our team of pet lovers work cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience.

Dr. Heather Tarpley
Medical Director
Veterinary School: University of Georgia

After receiving her undergraduate degree from Davidson College and graduating from the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine,

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Dr. Emily Wallin
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Tuskegee University

Dr. Emily Wallin is a 2011 graduate of Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  She was born in Corinth, Mississippi, grew up

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Dr. Tarpley is excellent
AK from Dahlonega

Dr. Tarpley is an excellent veterinarian. It's clear she is intelligent, informed, interested, and as smart as they come. She listens very well and has a good, balanced approach to veterinary medicine.

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
706-864-1005 or request an appointment.