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Welcome to Dogwood Veterinary Hospital and Laser Center

2016 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

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Dogwood Veterinary Hospital and Laser Center was named Small Business of the Year 2016 !!!


**Only 12% of all Animal Hospitals in the United States and Canada are AAHA Accredited.**

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We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. That means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion. And keeping them healthy is our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Because your pet deserves nothing less.

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At Dogwood Veterinary Hospital and Laser Center, we have set the standard for quality veterinary care throughout Coweta County. Now focusing on the Fear Free Inititaive.
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Our Philosophy & Mission

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Dogwood provides treatment and preventive health care with the same dignity, compassion, and courtesy for our clients’ pets as we would do for our own pets. We enhance and prolong our patients’ quality of life. We educate our clients concerning all aspects of their pet’s health care including physical and emotional needs.

We show how much we care, not how much we know. We provide such service that ensures the human/animal bond is developed, strengthened, promoted, and celebrated.

As a team, our core values are Excellence, Commitment, and Compassion.
We hope that, as our client, you feel the depth of our care for you and your pet.

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

  • Pamela Johnson

    Dr. Johnson has served as the Director of Dogwood Veterinary Hospital and Laser Center since 1997. She is responsible for all aspects of the conduct of hospital operations, customer relations, and community involvement.

  • Wayne Morris

    Dr. Morris grew up in Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia with his DVM degree in 1978. He worked in Coweta County as a large animal veterinarian specializing in bovine reproduction. In 1985 he and his business partner built Dogwood Veterinary Hospital.

  • Cher Canaday

    Dr. Cher Canaday has been working in veterinary medicine for over 16 years. Prior to attending the University Of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2006, she worked as a veterinary technician at several veterinary hospitals, including Dogwood. While at UGA, Dr. Canaday furthered her interests in internal and emergency medicine, which earned her an award in Excellence in Emergency and Critical Care.

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Testimonials

  • "My experiences with Dogwood, both for urgent care and routine appointments, have always been positive. The doctors and staff are professional yet caring...they really care about you as a client & treat the patient as they would want their animal treated. I've been going to them for 17 years and would recommend others looking for a great vet practice to try them."
    Brendac, Newnan

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