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  • Your First Pet-Friendly Road Trip
    Your First Pet-Friendly Road Trip: What To Pack and How to Prepare Windows down, music blaring- there's not much that's more relaxing than a summer road trip! Whether you're heading to Read more
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe from Fleas & Ticks
    Flea & Tick Prevention: Keeping Your Pets Safe from Fleas & Ticks Fleas and ticks love to feed on your beloved pets, and they can cause a variety of health problems. Read more
  • Heartworm and Parasite Prevention
    The Animal Hospital at Lake Brandt Offers Heartworm and Parasite Prevention When the warmer summer months arrive, pet owners should think about protecting their pets against outdoor parasites like fleas, ticks, Read more
  • Skipper's Story
    Skipper was a normally vibrant, sweet, 4-year old Poodle that came to The Animal Hospital at Lake Brandt because he had suddenly become very ill. He had started vomiting frequently Read more
  • Preventing Heat Stress and Injury in Pets
    Preventing Heat Stress and Injury in PetsHeat stress and heat toxicity are very real concerns for pets. While dogs may love going on walks and some cats may live for Read more
  • The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae: Pet Safety Tips
    The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae: Pet Safety Tips from Your Summerfield VeterinarianA swim is a great way for dogs to cool off and get needed exercise in the warm weather; Read more
  • Lumps and Bumps… are they serious?
    Often as our pets age we start to notice the development of lumps and bumps in various places. Sometimes these can be very small and freely moveable, growing slowly over Read more
  • Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BAS)
    As we all know, dogs come in all shapes and sizes.  However, in veterinary medicine we can generally categorize the shape of a dog’s face into one of three categories Read more
  • Importance of Vaccinations for Dogs
    Dog Vaccinations Keeping your dog healthy is a top priority for most pet parents. One of the most important things you can do for your dog is to make sure that Read more
  • A Little Rock and Roll
    Sweet Lucy presented to the Animal Hospital at Lake Brandt after her owners witnessed her vomiting up a smooth river stone that was used in their yard landscaping the night Read more
  • Endoscopy at The Animal Hospital at Lake Brandt
    Maggie is a very good cat with a very bad habit.  Maggie is a beautiful, 2 year old, Devon Rex with a very sweet personality.  She is a wonderful pet Read more
  • ​Pet Surgery
    Pet Surgery with our Summerfield Veterinarians Has your pet been injured or become sick and you are concerned that it is becoming a serious or emergency situation? Have no fear. The Read more
  • Pet Dental Care
    The Importance of Regular Pet Dental Exams with our Summerfield Vets The better you take care of your teeth, the better your teeth will be able to take care of you. Read more
  • Spring Cleaning
    As spring approaches and the goal to clean and cleanse your home develops there are several things to remember when maintaining a clean environment for your pet. Deep clean/sanitize your dog Read more
  • Warning Signs Your Pet Needs to See a Veterinarian
    Warning Signs Your Pet Needs to See a Veterinarian Your pet is a member of the family, and you prove it every day by sharing your love and life with it. Read more
  • Are Essential Oils Safe for Pets?
    Essential oils are undergoing a surge in popularity recently, and many of our clients at The Animal Hospital at Lake Brandt wonder how these compound might affect their pets.  While Read more


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Feedback from our clients

  • "I have been taking my 16 year old lab, Oscar, to this vet since he came to me in 2004, and I wouldn't take any of my dogs anywhere else! They are so wonderful with both pets and people. I would recommend any of the doctors and staff to anyone."
    Erin H
  • "We have been going to another vet for years. We wanted to have our year old Wheaten Terrier, Rylee spayed by laparoscopy so she would have less pain and be back to her usual activity in 2-3 days instead of 10-14 days. Our vet does the traditional spay. We had a consult meet and greet with Dr. Courtney Pierce. She answered all our questions and so friendly and professional. They have a state of the art OR suite. Rylee did great. On post op day three she spotted a squirrel and did an all out chase with no ill effects! All the staff were great."
    Linda A
  • "I love Dr. Jernigan at AHLB and would never take my dog anywhere else! The staff is excellent with animals and always professional, courteous and respectful to owners. I have trusted this animal hospital for all of my dog's care, including check ups, surgeries (she's had three!) and for boarding when we have to go out of town. Every experience I have had here has been wonderful and I highly recommend their services to anyone looking for a veterinary office for their furry children!."
    Avery C