Veterinary Associates is a 24/7/365 brand new, state-of-the-art emergency veterinary hospital located in sunny Valdosta, Georgia. It serves a large region of southern Georgia and northern Florida extending north to Douglas, east to Brunswick, west to Bainbridge and south to Live Oak. We currently see a large percentage of emergency and sick care but also have routine, non-urgent, and referral appointments on weekdays. Our current focus is small animal medicine but we are interested in adding exotics in the future with an associate veterinarian who has experience.
Valdosta Veterinary Associates was founded by wife team Jillian Courson, DVM and Veteran Bonne Mount, DVM in November 2020 and built to AAHA criteria as accreditation is one our short-term goals. We believe in providing our patients with access to quality, up-to-date medicine - when it is needed most - and we invest in our practice accordingly.
VVA's facility houses 5 exam rooms including 1 comfort room with separate entrance/exit, treatment area with wet table for procedures, fully stocked pharmacy, 2 sterile surgical suites, built-in scavenger system, complete in-house Idexx laboratory, dental suite with digital ...dental radiology & wet table for dental cleaning/procedures, radiology suite with digital radiology, ultrasound, & cold laser therapy, 2 ICUs, isolation room near side entrance, full bathroom with shower for staff, & grooming station for patient baths & future grooming services. Endoscopy, laser surgery, & orthopedic specialty services are being added soon! A cloud-based schedule & EMR with mobile app are utilized. We offer daytime & overnight boarding services as well. Our ultra-secure outdoor play and run space has a super fun, bone-shaped pool & sanitizable AstroTurf. Finally, an energetic team of highly trained technicians provides the support that you need to provide excellence of care. A positive, collaborative work culture based on transparency and open communication has been carefully cultivated within our practice. Everyone has a voice here!
Surrounded by beautiful pecan orchards, Valdosta is a charming southern Georgia community with a population of 56,000 and is home to Wild Adventures Theme Park, the Azalea Festival, the South Georgia Film Festival, the Hahira Honey Bee Festival, and the Peach State Summer Theatre. Nearby Atlanta, Savannah, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, St. Augustine, Orlando, and various east and gulf coast beaches are within a few hours drive for those perfect day-trip adventures on your days off. Our quaint historical downtown area offers weekly community events, a brewery, bimonthly farmers market, and other family fun activities. Enjoy live music at the local dive bars or relax at our nearby wineries. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore Reed Bingham State Park, Grand Bay Wildlife Management Area, and Okefenokee Swamp Wildlife Refuge all within an hour of Valdosta. Have the convenience of proximity to a plethora of activities, without the hustle and bustle (and traffic!) of the big city.