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5837 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211

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What’s the Best Flea & Tick Prevention? Protect Your Home & Family from Parasites

What’s the Best Flea & Tick Prevention? Protect Your Home & Family from Parasites

Nashville/Brentwood pet owners – Although a year-round problem, springtime brings an increase in fleas & ticks, which is bad news for you & your pets.

Despite a tiny size, fleas & ticks cause misery for your pet. They stimulate allergies, cause infections & transmit disease – not only to your p....

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Welcome Hickory Plaza Veterinary Clinic Clients

Southside Animal Hospital welcomes clients of Hickory Plaza Veterinary Clinic!  

We hope you enjoyed your relationship with Dr. Smith and his vet team and wish him well on his retirement. 

Southside Animal Hospital is here to become your trusted veterinarians.  Our veterinarians can provide your pets with preventative care and wellness, examinations and vaccinations, surg....

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Why Dental Health is Important to Your Pets

Nashville pet owners - Dogs and cats experience the same dental problems as people, including plaque and tartar buildup that can lead to gingivitis and dental disease.

Besides just BAD BREATH, dental disease:

  • Releases bacteria in the blood stream

  • Increases risk for heart, liver and kidney disease

  • Can cause severe pain and problems for your pet

Pets need regula....

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Feline Friendly at Southside Animal Hospital

Southside Animal Hospital realizes coming to the vet can be stressful on your pets, in particular cats.  

We have implemented feline-friendly practices at our vet hospital:

  • Separate calm cat waiting area 

  • When possible, all cats place in certain exam rooms dedicated to cats

  • Use of Feli....

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Ways to Help Reduce Pet Stress at the Vet

Nashville/Brentwood pet owners – Regular vet appointments are important for pets to live long, healthy & happy lives! We recommend all pets, even indoor and pets that appear healthy, have two exams each year to help identify problems early.

Going to the veterinarian can be stressful on your pets (and you).  As well, boarding your pets while you travel can cause anxiety with ....

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

Nashville & Brentwood area pet owners - New Year's Resolutions for healthy & happy pets in 2017!

  1. Schedule two veterinary appointments this year- Pets need regular veterinary care to live long, healthy & happy lives.  The best time to bring your pet in is for a wellness exam. Seeing your pet when he or she is feeling....

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Have You Visited Our Online Pet Pharmacy & Store?

Nashville pet owners – Southside Animal Hospital offers you the convenience to shop online 24/7!

Have pet prescriptions, food and supplies delivered to your door! Our online pet pharmacy & pet supply store with home delivery provides affordable, quality pet medications, food and supplies delivered....

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Nashville Cat Rescue and the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary Donations now being accepted

In the spirit of holiday giving we are accepting donations (monetary and or supplies) for the Nashville Cat Rescue and the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary.  Please help Southside help those without a voice and make their holiday bright!!



Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Nashville pet owners - Take a few precautions to ensure your pet has a safe holiday and avoid a pet emergency!

Watch what they eat  Avoid giving pets turkey skin, dark meat, gravy or buttery side dishes. Fatty foods can cause diarrhea, vomiting or even pancreatitis. Never give your pet bones – bones can get lodged in your pet’s intestine or throat. Chocolate is toxic to pets so keep it out of reach and sight of your pets.


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Southside Animal Hospital Offers Military Discount

Southside Animal Hospital salutes our veterans and active duty and retired military with a 10% discount on our vet services.

We salute you!



Boarding Availability & Reservations

Pet owners in Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, Antioch, Nolensville and Williamson County & Davidson County, Tennessee. - traveling for the holidays?

Southside Animal Hospital is accpepting boarding reservations for Christmas & winter holidays!

Do not delay in making your winter holiday reservations with us - or even Spring Break 2017 - so you do not miss ....

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National Veterinary Technician Week

It is National Veterinary Technician Week from the National Association of Veterinary Technicians - created to recognize the contributions technicians have on pet healthcare.

Our technicians are watchful eyes and discerning ears, assisting the doctors to help diagnose and treat, collecting specimens & performing laboratory procedures, preparing animals, instruments, & equipment for surgery, assisting....

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Tennessean Toast of Music City Awards - Best Veterinarian Finalist

Southside Animal Hospital is proud to be honored as a finalist in the "Best Veterinarian" category in the Tennessean's Toast of Music City awards. 

Thank you to everyone who voted in the Readers' Choice awards!

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Share Your Thoughts

Client satisfaction is important to us at Southside Animal Hospital. Our vet staff takes great pride in providing every pet in Nashville, Brentwood and our area with  high quality veterinary& boarding services.

We believe that testimonials of our vet clinic from other Nashville pet owners is great way to get to know more about Southside Animal Hospital Hosptial.

Welcome you to post a testimonial of your vi....

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Why Should I Vaccinate My Pet?

Pet owners in Nashville, Brentwood, Antioch and the area, are you asking yourself, "Why should I vaccinate my pet?"

  • Vaccinations are the best weapon against many viral and bacterial infections in pets. 

  • Millions of dog & cat lives have been saved through vaccines.

  • Vaccines are safe and well-tolerated by most pets.

  • Vaccines help your pet live a longer, healthier and h....

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Have We Seen Your Cat Lately?

Nashville cat owners - Schedule your cat’s appointment at Southside Animal Hospital in August for a chance to win cat tree and a free goodie!

Common Incorrect Cat Myths:

  • Cats are naturally healthier with less problems than dogs

  • Feline health problems come from outside and don’t affect indoor cats

  • Cats will display visible signs of illness

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Pet Portal - Request Appointments, Appointment Reminders & Pet ID Cards

Exciting things happening at Southside Animal Hospital! To better serve you, we have launched your pet portal through EPetHealth which offers you 24/7 access to your pet's medical history plus:

  • Reminders - Life is busy! We'll remind you when your pet is due for an appointment.


  • Education Tools - Looking for information on your pet's breed? Wondering what heartworms are? Trying to figure out how to give your p....

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Simple Tests -- So Many Results

Pets can’t say how they’re feeling - it is usually how they look or act that tells you something is wrong. Cats are great at hiding their illness and symptoms from us. You play a key role in helping your pet combat illness and stay as healthy as possible and Southside Animal Hospital is your partner in your pet’s health.

Annual (and bi-annual as the pet ages) exams and blood tests are the best ways to ensure that your pet lives a....


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Nashville, TN 37211
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