Dalton Animal Care (South)

Welcome to Dalton Animal Care. Since 1967 we have provided award-winning veterinary services in the northwest Georgia area. With our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art facility, we strive to provide the best in medical care and surgical services in our region. Whether it’s a routine wellness visit, a sick pet, or surgery, your DAC family is here to serve you. We try to accommodate every walk-in appointment or emergency situation presented to us.

We are here to service the cities of Dalton, GA, Chatsworth, GA, Rocky Face, GA, Tunnel Hill, GA, Cohutta, GA, Calhoun, GA, Resaca, GA, Ringgold, GA, Crandal, GA, La Fayette, GA and more!

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★★★★★ These are probably about the nicest people in the vet business that I have ever come across , they are very patient with the animals.Kim P.Kim P. ★★★★★ Just recently I needed help from the staff when my dog had an 'accident'. They were very helpful and understanding. I love Dr. Nethertonsmbga1smbga1 ★★★★★ Best Vet around!!!! Always so helpful no matter how busy they will take the time to answer any questions I have. The staff is very polite and knowledgeable. They seem to care about our family pets !!!Missy C.Missy C. ★★★★★ Josie’s first visit went perfect. Charlie and Dr. Dave Caldwell took time and answered all my questions and concerns. She is doing great.Sue H.Sue H. ★★★★★ Staff is very friendly and informative they seem like they really care about what’s best for your fur babies!! I am new to the area and needed to bring my baby in to be seen and when I called the day before I asked if I could get in asap and they booked me next day and also got all of Max’s records from previous vet so they already knew about him before we got there.. to me taking the time to get his records from the old clinic so fast was a great first impression! Will definitely be using them for any vet needs in the future!Andrea H.Andrea H. ★★★★★ Dr. Faith and her team were so kind and helpful with my 15-year old chihuahua, Cooper, for his full mouth extraction surgery last month as well as his post-surgery care. Would recommend!Tiffany J.Tiffany J. ★★★★★ From the office staff to the assistants and veterinarians, the care for my cats Buddy and Gray Kitty has been superior. Both had serious medical situations and needed immediate attention. I appreciated that the staff at Dalton Animal Care South cared and also listened to my observations and concerns. I am so pleased.Pat KinserDalton, GAPat K.Pat K. ★★★★★ This place is absolutely amazing. We had a last minute issue pop up with one of our cats, and they were able to book her an appointment the next day. The whole staff was so incredibly welcoming and the environment itself was in great conditions. Our invoice came out to be a lot less than we were expecting for such a highly maintained place which is just a cherry on top. We would definitely recommend this vet to others. It is the best one we've been to.Emily C.Emily C. ★★★★★ They were great! Dr. Netherton was able to discuss our pet’s needs quickly and clearly. We waited at max maybe 5-10 minutes to go back and didn’t have to wait hardly at all in the exam room. The ability to order our prescriptions online and set them to auto ship is also pretty convenient so we aren’t having to always remember and stop by to pick up meds.Hunter N.Hunter N. ★★★★★ Helpful and cheapleon M.leon M. ★★★★★ Sweet staff and understand the pain of losing your pets. Very comforting. 🙏❤️SUSAN R.SUSAN R. ★★★★★ These doctors and technicians take loving care of all our doggies. They've helped us thru end of life care and are always kind and compassionate. Would highly recommend Dalton Animal Care.Charlsey E.Charlsey E. ★★★★★ Took wonderful care of our boy Boris when he needed a surgery to prevent further complications! They gave him all the love and also kept me well informed. They helped me explore options for affording the cost of the surgery as well, making each step of this stressful time much easier! Great folks here you can trust them to give your pets the best!Brooke V.Brooke V. ★★★★★ A very kind and knowledgeable staff. Easy to make an appointment.beth G.beth G. ★★★★★ Great staff! They make sure to answer all your questions and give you great advice on caring for your fur baby!dusty H.dusty H. ★★★★★ Been taking my pets there for 25 years.Wonderful Vets and service.Our Pepper loves Dr Stearns and Dr Bianco,Bill E.Bill E. ★★★★★ Appointment at 2:00, out by 2:30 and spent more than ten minutes with the doctor! Great efficiency!Carlton B.Carlton B. ★★★★★ They are so good to my fur baby. Everyone is so nice.Tammie WTammie W ★★★★★ All around great place!Alfred J.Alfred J. ★★★★★ My fur baby had a large laceration. Only a fleshTim D.Tim D. ★★★★★ The last week with my pup they’ve been so accommodating with appointments and answering all my questions. All the vet techs are so nice and put my mind at ease. I’m grateful for the Doctors and staff here.Thanks for all you do!Anna P.Anna P. ★★★★★ Staff and veterinarians are always caring and professional.Carmen H.Carmen H. ★★★★★ They were friendly, and quick to come and get usMaria M.Maria M. ★★★★★ Always Great Service at Dalton Animal Care!Kim A.Kim A. ★★★★★ I was really satisfied the family atmosphere, friendly service and how handle my girl Stormy.Stephen R.Stephen R. ★★★★★ These are the best Vets and staff anywhere! They have treated my dogs and me with love and compassion for many years. I wouldn't trust my fur child to anyone else.Tammy H.Tammy H. ★★★★★ Oh my goodness!! This is the BEST vet we have ever been to. My dog is 14 and a lot of vets don’t treat her because she’s “too old.” Dr. Caldwell had no issues treating our dog and fixing a issue that has gotten worse over the years. We are so thankful because we love our dog and to see her not getting the treatment she needed was breaking our heart! But now she is great and on the mend!! Dalton Animal Care took their time with us and explained everything patiently and with great detail!! They really cared about our little Duchess and we are so grateful!!Verne W.Verne W. ★★★★★ Ziggy Stardust loves Dr Bianca and the entire staff here. Friendly, clean and caring. Always on time with appointments. They acknowledge calls and do call backs. Love this practice and would highly recommend it to anyone seeking a veterinary practice to bring their fur babies to.Georgi N.Georgi N. ★★★★★ Dr. Caldwell & his staff took such great care with our older dog Daisy before, during, & after her surgery. They really put us at ease with the entire process.Tina G.Tina G. ★★★★★ These are competent and caring veterinarians and they can handle all of your doggie's health matters effectively and at fair fees.Mark B.Mark B. ★★★★★ Changed to this vet earlier this year and no complaints so far. Great service and love the Doctors we've have seen so far. They really take their time and call and check up after visits.MANDY M.MANDY M. ★★★★★ Fantastic staff! They genuinely care about you and your pets.Mae F.Mae F. ★★★★★ Excelente lugar!! 😊❤️Lupitha T.Lupitha T. ★★★★★ The people were awesome! A little more expensive than we expected. Top notch care though.Jacques B.Jacques B. ★★★★★ Very compassionate people.They are much more expensive than where we moved here from, may look into pet insurance to see if that would help with the expensesShelle R.Shelle R. ★★★★★ Very caring and professional staff. Glad we found them!Shelle R.Shelle R. ★★★★★ Dr. Faith is just the real deal...yes she is young but I love her honesty and I can tell this is her passion... Hanna one of the technicians..is pretty dang priceless...girls at the the front...sign me in as soon as they see my truck pull up...so I call them all my family..judith M.judith M. ★★★★★ Excellent vet clinic. Vets and staff very knowledgeable and caring. Always quick appointment times, which is very refreshing.Lisa W.Lisa W. ★★★★★ Great vet! The entire staff is so friendly and accommodating. Best in Dalton!Jake M.Jake M. ★★★★★ I love how much they care for my doggie.Christy W.Christy W. ★★★★★ I can't say enough good about this group. I was traveling with a diabetic dog and he had some issues whilst in the area, I called these great folks and they got me right in took care of my dog and followed up as if I was a regular customer. Thank you all so much for the care you took with Reggie!J W.J W. ★★★★★ Great staff and knowledgeable vets.Andreas B.Andreas B. ★★★★★ The vet there is amazing. We had to take my daughters cat when we woke up and found d his foot was as big as a ping pong ball one morning. And they examined him and diagnosed him and a week after we were back home she called to check on him. She really cares about the animals that she sees most people don't take the time to follow upApril R.April R. ★★★★★ My go to vet for my babys needsErica B.Erica B. ★★★★★ I am so grateful that my dog was cared for by Doctor Faith. She is worth her weight in gold. Enough said. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Randy G.Randy G. ★★★★★ The renovation is quite remarkable. I wouldn't have recognized the building! We still received the same great care even though we have a new doctor. They love the animals.Paula P.Paula P. ★★★★★ Dr. Durden is the bestGatorGator ★★★★★ Very nice people, clean and very good with pets. Will use again.Lynda M.Lynda M. ★★★★★ Best place on earth for your pets! They really care!!! Love them!!! The new remodel looks great!!ReginaRegina ★★★★★ Very nice and friendly staff! Great doctors!meleah P.meleah P. ★★★★★ We’ve been coming here for the past 4 years and the great service and genuine care for our pets is consistent. Covid through curve balls at all of us but the team at DAC adapted and took care of our pets needs during those challenging time. Their newly remodeled office looked great this week.Cheryl A.Cheryl A. ★★★★★ I would highly recommend Dalton Animal Care to all of my family and friends with pets! Dr. Durden is our all time favorite. Each staff member is extremely polite, helpful, and so gentle with the animals. They take their time and listen to your concerns. You are informed of cost before anything is performed which is great. 10/10 an amazing place!Hadley S.Hadley S. ★★★★★ They are so kind my pet had a great visitBonnie L.Bonnie L. ★★★★★ Was great people, just a little pricey. They were amazing with our fur baby.James K.James K. ★★★★★ Really caring employees & doctors!Blair L.Blair L. ★★★★★ Very friendly staff! Took my Macaw and they did their best with that crazy bird. LolUpdate: I've been bringing all my pets here for the last 4-5 years. Perseus my Great Dane, Coco my Macaw and my Cat YuVee. They've all been wonderfully taken care of by the entire staff. Special thanks to Dr. Bianco and Dr. Stearns. Thank you so much for caring for my babies.Stefani T.Stefani T. ★★★★★ Summer Faith is awesome in taking care of my dogRodolfo N.Rodolfo N. ★★★★★ Dr Stearns and entire staff tshow knowledge and caring for all the animal “patients”.They have always called afterwards to be check on my dog’sBuddy L.Buddy L. ★★★★★ Dalton animal care clinic are amazing person the kennel technicians and doctor and technicians and reception are amazing and wonderful workers I see them and I few they are a superhero because they Mission is to safe the animal for they can feel betterKevin B.Kevin B. ★★★★★ Great place for your pets! They get you in quickly to see the vet and everyone is very friendly.Jan L.Jan L. ★★★★★ We are new to the Dalton area. We are empty nesters and our boxer, Tyson , is our baby. He has allergies so I’ve been to one vet but the vet didn’t have any contact with us. Tyson was whisked away and delivered back to me with no communication…we researched and tried this clinic. Very friendly and the vet spent some time talking with me. I left feeling great about their service and their care for Tyson. It’s great to have found a good vet clinic!Julie M.Julie M. ★★★★☆ Expensive, but the care is good. The doctor's and the staff are very professional. I don't mind paying a little bit more for good care.William H.William H. ★★★★☆ Good but very expensive vet. $60 just for a referral fee!?!?Silvia G.Silvia G. ★★★★☆ Dr. Durden was very thorough and sent my Baby to a specialist. However, it was to no avail.nadine W.nadine W. ★★★★☆ They are very freindly and patient with my older Lab and are very explanatory about treatments, medicines, and offer suggestions.V HV Hjs_loader

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1022 S Hamilton St,
Dalton, GA 30720


8:00am - 6:00pm


8:00am - 6:00pm


8:00am - 6:00pm


8:00am - 6:00pm


8:00am - 6:00pm





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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.

Dr. Bianco and the rest of the staff at DAC is amazing and cares well for my pet when I’m there. I always look forward to their service.

Ethan A.

This was a great vets office they really care about your pets problems and needs. I would recommend this place to anybody.

John K.

More than happy with my experience… Changed my long time vet on a recommendation and soooo glad I did!!! Dr.Thompson and Megan were fabulous !!!

Delecia G.

Thank God for Dr. Johnson, her sweet Nurse and the receptionist at Kitty Corner.They were so kind and caring and made an extremely hard decision a little easier.Thank you so much and God Bless You.

Marilyn H.

It is so refreshing to find such a professional group of Doctors. Their knowledge of animals is unsurpassed. Thank you for finally diagnosing what was wrong with my kitty.

Kathy B.

Love Dalton Animal Care North! Dr. Emerson is the best and has always taken great care of my pups! The staff is always friendly and helpful as well! 100% recommend them!

Kay J.