VCA Dekalb-Gwinnett Animal Emergency Hospital

Staff Overview

The team at VCA Dekalb Gwinnett Animal Emergency Hospital is comprised of veterinarians, technicians and staff who have dedicated their careers to the practice of emergency and critical care. Our professional and compassionate staff will work to quickly assess each pet upon arrival.

As pet owners ourselves, we understand the impact that an emergency can have upon the entire family. We pledge to treat each patient as if it were our own pet and coordinate to keep you informed of your pet's condition, treatment plan and progress.

Our team is highly trained in the monitoring and nursing care of the critical/trauma patient. We work as a team to provide constant monitoring and the best possible care for your pet. Each member of our team serves a vital role in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of your pet's condition.

We stand at the ready 365 days a year, every night, weekend and holiday to serve your emergency needs.


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

All of your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.

VCA Dekalb-Gwinnett Animal Emergency Hospital provides emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff during normal business hours. We are open nights, weekends, and holidays.

Please call us at 770-491-0661. We are located at 6430 Lawrenceville Highway. Tucker, GA 30084.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.