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5837 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211

615 • 333 • 3655


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Save Money While Saving Your Pets Heart

Buy a 12-Month Supply of Interceptor Plus - Get a $15 Rebate

Brentwood & south Nashville pet owners – It takes just one bite from an infected mosquito to break your pet’s heart!  

What are heartworms? Heartworms are a serious disease, particularly in Nashville and Brentwood with the prevalence of mosquitoes. Foot-long worms (that look like spaghetti) live in the he....

50% Off First Exam Exp 4/21

Looking for a veterinarian in Nashville?  Welcome to Southside Animal Hospital - conveniently located in south Nashville by Brentwood.  Southside Animal Hospital was named one of the "Best Vet Clinics in Nashville" by and one of the "Best Veterinarians in Nashville" by the Tennessean's Readers Choice Awards.

To welcome you into our family at Southside Animal Hospital, we are offering 50% off your first veterinary exam ....

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Welcome Dr. Debra Burch

Southside Animal Hospital welcomed Dr. Debra Burch to our family in 2018.  Dr. Burch graduated from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and was the chief veterinarian at Williamson County Medical Center for 4 years before joining Southside. Her professional interests include feline medicine, pet dentistry and soft tissue surgery.

Dr. Burch is married with 2 children, 2 dogs & 4 cats. When not at the vet clinic, she enjoys spending time outdoors with family.<....

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Named One of Best Vet Clinics in Nashville

We think client reviews from other Nashville pet owners give you the best insight into Southside Animal Hospital.

Proud to have been named one of the "Best Veterinary Clinics" in Nashville by

Keep sharing the word about Southside Animal Hospital! 

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Save 20% on Dental Cleanings in February

Nashville pet owners - February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Save 20% on dental cleanings!

Southside Animal Hospital is offering a 20% discount on dental cleaning appointments. 

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:

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Share the Care = $20 for Client Referrals

Thank you for being a part of the Southside Animal Hospital family!  We appreciate referrals to new clients.  For each friend, coworker, neighbor or family member you refer to us - gets you $20 credit on your account!  

Your recommendation to others is valuable to us.  As your partner in your pet's health, we say thank you!

New clients must give your name upon their first check-in. 


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New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy & Happy Pets

Nashville & Brentwood area pet owners - New Year's resolutions for healthy & happy pets in 2018!

  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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New App & Portal for Pet Health Records & Appointment Requests

Thank you for allowing Southside Animal Hospital to be your partner in your pet’s health!  Beyond providing your family with veterinary care, we offer you two options to view your pet’s medical records 24/7 and contact us to request appointments or prescription refills.   

Through our NEW mobile PetPage app or online portal<....

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Now Offering Pet Laser Therapy

Nashville pet owners – Southside Animal Hospital offers pet laser therapy, a non-invasive, pain-free treatment that helps to reduce inflammation, decrease pain and aid in healing.

Pet Laser Therapy is Commonly Used to Treat:

  • Inflammation and pain after surgery (soft tissue and orthopedic)

  • Muscle strains/sprains

  • Chronic osteoarthritic conditions and arthritis

  • Joint or disc disea....

News Regarding Dr. Singleton

Dr. Tobe Singleton is no longer providing veterinary services to pets at Southside Animal Hospital.

We appreciate all Dr. Singleton did for Southside Animal Hospital and the thousands of Nashville pets for almost 15 years and wish her all the best.

If Dr. Singleton was your primary doctor at Southside, our 4 other veterinarians are here for your family and pets and look forward to meeting you.


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How Old is My Pet in Human Years?

How Old is My Pet in Human Years?

Nashville pet owners, as your dog and cat ages - their healthcare needs become greater.  Since pets age at a faster rate than humans, Southside Animal Hospital recommends an exam every six months after your pet reaches age 7 in order to ensure your older pet is happy, healthy and pain-free.

Good senior pet health care requires attention to several factors:

How Will the Solar Eclipse Affect Pets?

How Will the Solar Eclipse Affect Pets?

Although there is little scientific evidence (due to the rarity of eclipse) and data to confirm effects the solar eclipse have on your pets, we wanted to give you some insight and tips to keep your pets safe:

  • Animals may confuse the change in the light levels as nighttime and implement their pre-bedtime behaviors.

  • Pets, especially dogs, often mimic people. ....

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August 15th is Check the Chip Day

A microchip increases the chance that pets will be reunited if lost or stolen. However, a microchip only works if the information linked to the chip is correct and your contact information is up to date.



Why should you microchip your pet?

  • 1 in 3 pets get lost at least once in their lifetime

  • Over 10 million pets are lost or stolen in the U.S. every year
  • ....

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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 - Your cat needs annual veterinary care!

Common Incorrect Cat Myths:

  • Cats are naturally healthier with fewer problems than dogs

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

  • Cats will display visible signs of illness

  • Cats are self-sufficient and do not need veterinary care like dogs


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July 4th Pet Safety Tips

Nashville pet owners - Fourth of July traditions like fireworks and picnics can be frightening and dangerous for pets. Take precautions to keep your pets safe before, during and after July 4th festivities. More pets go missing in Nashville around July 4th than any other time of year – don’t let it happen to your family!

July 4th Pet Safety Tips – Prepare in Advance:

• Make sure pets have ID tags....

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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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Itching? Scratching? Pets Get Allergies Too

Nashville pet owners - Does your cat or dog itch constantly? Obsessively lick paws or scratch certain areas? Have you noticed a foul odor on their skin or ears, balding spots or discoloration?

Occasional pet itching is common - especially for dogs. Frequent itching may be a sign of skin disease or allergies and can cause hair loss or skin damage. Plus, it can be an annoyance to you, even keeping you up at night. If not addressed early, your pets m....

Nashville Cover Dog Search

Southside Animal Hospital is proud to sponsor Nashville Paw's Cover Dog Search! 


Saturday, April 29, 2017

1 - 4pm

Lenox Village Town Center

6900 Lenox Village Drive Nashville, TN 37013

Is YOUR dog the next cover star for Nashville Paw&n....

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Do Not Let a Mosquito Break Your Pets Heart! Protect Them from Heartworms & Save Money

Nashville & Brentwood pet owners – It takes just one bite from an infected mosquito to break your pet’s heart!  

What are heartworms? Heartworms are a serious disease, particularly in Nashville with the prevalence of mosquitoes. Foot-long worms (that look like spaghetti) live in the heart, lungs & blood vessels, causing lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and can be fatal if untreated.

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

What’s the Best Flea & Tick Prevention For Pets? 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 their tiny size, fleas & ticks cause misery for your pet. Fleas & ticks stimulate allergies, cause infections & transmit disease ....

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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 the pet's risk for heart, liver and kidney disease

  • Can cause severe pain and problems for your pet


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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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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 to your home when you need it. Convenient AutoShip and Remind Me programs allow you....

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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!

View full awards listings here...


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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5837 Nolensville Pike,
Nashville, TN 37211
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