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Welcome to Dunwoody Animal Medical Center
Your Veterinarian in Dunwoody GA
Call us at (770) 698-9227

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (770) 698-9227!

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If you live in Dunwoody or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our team of licensed GA veterinarians treat all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Dunwoody Animal Medical Center is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Dunwoody veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (770) 698-9227 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Dunwoody veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Dunwoody pet owners.

At Dunwoody Animal Medical Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


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C.L. Johnson, III, DVM
Iris Pinsky, DVM
Laura Gould, DVM
Kim Hamer, DVM
Dunwoody Veterinarians | Dunwoody Animal Medical Center | (770) 698-9227

2482 Jett Ferry Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338


Emergency Contact

For after-hours emergencies contact The Animal Emergency Center of Sandy Springs or Georgia Veterinary Specialists

Animal Emergency Center of Sandy Springs
228 Sandy Springs Place, NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(404) 252-7881
Georgia Veterinary Specialists
455 Abernathy Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
(404) 459-0903

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • C.L. Johnson III
    DVM
    Veterinarian & Practice Owner

    Dr. Johnson is a native of Athens, Georgia and has been better known to his family and friends as “Weedy” since he was a toddler. Dr. Johnson attended the University of Georgia as an undergraduate and graduated with honors from the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983.

  • Iris Pinsky
    DVM
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Pinsky was born in Panama, Central America while her father served as a career Army officer. Dr. Pinsky knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from the moment she could say the word “vet.”

  • Kim Hamer
    DVM
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Hamer grew up in Florence, South Carolina and attended the University of Georgia, earning her undergraduate degree in Zoology and her graduate degree in Veterinary Medicine.

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  • Andrea Hobe

    Andrea Hobe has been a receptionist and veterinary assistant at Dunwoody Animal Medical Center since 2006. After graduating from Colby College in Maine, Andrea moved to Atlanta to work in marketing.

  • Angela Clark

    Angela Luber has been a veterinary assistant at DAMC since 1997 and has lived in Atlanta since 1995. She studied cardiovascular technology at Sanford Brown College and is a registered diagnostic echocardiographer.

  • Holly Hains

    Holly Hains has been a veterinary assistant at DAMC since 1996. Holly enjoys working with all of the different animals and the camaraderie with her coworkers.

  • Erika Miller

    Erika Miller has been working at Dunwoody Animal Medical Center since 2000. Erika started in the kennel and began working as a veterinary assistant since 2003.

  • Jenny Shea

    Jenny Youmans is fairly new to the reception desk at DAMC and is enjoying being back at work after spending the last few years as a stay-at-home Mom.

  • Monica Strong

    Monica Strong has been a veterinary assistant at DAMC since moving to Atlanta in 2007 from McRae, Georgia. Monica enjoys taking care of hospitalized patients and assisting the veterinarians and her co-workers as needed.

  • Sammie Rahn

    Sammie Rahn is newly employed at the Dunwoody Animal Medical Center. She loves the environment and energy of the staff and all of the animals!

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  • Rick Shelly

    Rick Shelly is back at Dunwoody Animal Medical Center after living in Alaska for a few years! Rick is a veterinary assistant and especially enjoys assisting in surgery and veterinary dentistry.

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  • Tim Mercurio

    Tim Mercurio has been with the Dunwoody Animal Medical Center since 1999 and lived in Atlanta for the past 22 years. Tim is our renaissance man and wears several hats to facilitate the smooth operation of the clinic.

  • Valerie Smarr

    Valerie Smarr has been a receptionist at DAMC for three years. A rare native of Atlanta, Valerie graduated from M.D. Collins High School and Clayton State University.

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

    Dr. Johnson and staff are professional,knowledgeable. They love what they do and understand the bond between you and your pet.

    Valerie F.

    This is the greatest vet clinic in the whole world! I’m serious. Everyone is great and the prices are very reasonable. I love Dr. Johnson and Dr. Pinsky and they really take time with your pets!

    Jennifer D.

    I completely love DAMC. Not only do they take wonderful care of my furry baby, but letting my 14-year old use the microscope to prove Lucky’s shedding hypothesis was above and beyond. Thank you Dr. Pinsky.

    Ali Goldberg R.

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Hypertension

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is fairly common in cats. Although it can occur on its own, it is usually a sign of other serious health problems. High blood pressure can also cause problems with other parts of the body, including the eyes, kidneys and heart. Cats are more likely to develop high ...

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  • Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Hyperthyroidism is a condition that causes a cat’s thyroid gland to produce too much thyroid hormone. This disease most often shows up in middle-aged and older cats. The thyroid gland is located in the neck. Thyroid hormones affect most organs in the body, so hyperthyroidism can lead to other problems ...

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  • Kidney Issues

    The kidneys have two important roles in a cat’s body. First, they filter wastes and toxins from the blood, which then exit the body in the urine. The kidneys also help regulate the volume of fluids in the body and important hormones and other chemicals. Cats can develop several kinds of kidney issues, ...

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  • Liver

    The liver is a very important organ. It is involved in digestion and removing harmful toxins from the blood. Cats can develop several conditions that affect how well their liver works. Cholangiohepatitis One of the most common causes of liver disease in cats is cholangiohepatitis. In this condition, ...

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  • Nasal Problems

    Cats can suffer from several conditions of nose, sinuses and other parts of the upper respiratory tract. These include nasopharyngeal polyps—a type of non-cancerous growth—and inflammation of the membranes of the nasal passages and sinuses. Nasopharyngeal Polyps A nasopharyngeal polyp is a mass of ...

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  • Neurological Issues

    Did you know that your cat’s brain is the size of a golf ball? Despite its small size, a cat’s brain is complex and is an integral part of how a feline’s neurological system functions. If a cat has a defect or injury associated with the brain and the other organs, muscles, tissues and nerves that ...

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  • Nutrition and Weight Control

    Like humans, cats need a balanced diet and to maintain a healthy weight, for optimal physiological functioning. Feeding your cat too much can lead to obesity; feeding your cat too little can lead to malnourishment. Furthermore, a cat may have an aversion to a certain cat food or a condition causing loss ...

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  • Oral Health for Felines

    In addition to nutrition and weight management, oral care is another component that plays a part in a cat’s overall health. By lessening plaque buildup and stopping the plaque from forming dental tartar, you can prevent or control periodontal (gum) disease in your cat. Destruction of the teeth, tongue, ...

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  • Orthopedic

    Cats are curious beings, and that curiosity can lead to injuries that affect their ability to move effortlessly through their environment. Of course, injuries are not the only source that can cause musculoskeletal limitations; sometimes, congenital defects may be the cause of a musculoskeletal problem. Orthopedists ...

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  • Pneumonia in Cats

    Pneumonia is a condition in which the lungs and airways are inflamed, making it hard for your cat to breathe or get enough oxygen in his or her blood. A viral infection in your cat’s lower respiratory tract is the most common cause of pneumonia. However, a cat can catch pneumonia several different ...

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Dunwoody Animal Medical Center

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Surgery

Monday - Friday:

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed